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TMS Planning World’s Largest High-Definition Video Board

Texas Motor Speedway is planning to have the world’s largest highest-definition video board in place before the NASCAR Sprint Cup race there next spring.

09/23/2013

NASCAR Wreck

NASCAR Has Been Turned Upside Down In 2 Months

These are strange times in NASCAR, where everything has turned upside down in the blink of an eye.

09/23/2013

Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NAPA Dropping Waltrip After Richmond Scandal

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it is dropping Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year in the fallout of the team’s attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR’s version of the playoffs.

09/19/2013

NASCAR Sprint All-Star

In The Pits: NASCAR SpinGate Spun Out Of Control

That spin started as the well-intentioned desire to help a teammate earn a valuable spot in NASCAR’s version of the playoffs, and with a little honesty, a few deep breaths and some clear thinking, it might have ended there.

09/16/2013

(Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR Adds Gordon To Chase Field Amid Controversy

NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field Friday, a stunning and unprecedented step in the fallout from at least two attempts to manipulate the results at the season-ending race at Richmond last weekend.

09/13/2013

Team owner Michael Waltrip poses with his drivers Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, and Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota, after they qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 56th Annual Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 7, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Rantin’ & Racin’: The Itch Felt Around The World

What Clint Bowyer thought was a harmless little “itch” is actually a lot more than that. NASCAR has come down hard on Michael Waltrip Racing for their late race actions in Saturday’s last race of the chase.

09/10/2013

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Newman Replaces Truex In Chase As NASCAR Hands Out Penalties

Newman replaced Martin Truex Jr. in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Monday night when NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of last weekend’s race at Richmond.

09/09/2013

Wonderful Pistachios 400

Rantin’ & Racin': And Down The Stretch They Come

Saturday night the NASCAR “regular season” ends. After 26 races the 12 man Chase for the Sprint Cup field will be set. What’s the beauty of Saturday night’s race? We still don’t know the full field of competitors for the Cup.

09/04/2013

Amp Energy 500

5 Spots Still Up For Grabs In NASCAR Chase Field

Among those jockeying for one of the coveted berths is Martin Truex Jr., who gamely finished third Sunday night at Atlanta while driving with a broken right wrist.

09/02/2013

HAMPTON, GA - AUGUST 30:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard / Race2Achieve.org Chevrolet stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia.  (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Chase Contenders Try To Balance Patience, Urgency

For drivers such as Dale Earnhardt Jr., patience is definitely a virtue at this point in the season. Then again, there’s a sense of urgency with the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship just two races away.

08/31/2013

Samuel Deeds 400 At The Brickyard - Practice

NASCAR Driver Labonte Breaks Ribs In Bike Accident

Bobby Labonte broke three ribs in a bike riding accident Wednesday near his North Carolina home and will miss this weekend’s NASCAR race in Atlanta.

08/28/2013

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

NASCAR Driver Truex Has Fractured Wrist

An MRI has confirmed that Martin Truex Jr. fractured his right wrist in a wreck during Saturday night’s race at Bristol.

08/27/2013

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