Mark Martin will drive part-time for Michael Waltrip Racing for at least the next two seasons, sharing the seat with the team owner.
With seven races down and three to go in this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, it’s looking like it will be a two-man battle for the championship in NASCAR’s premier series.
NASCAR made no major changes to the 2012 Sprint Cup Series schedule aside from flipping a few race dates and moving the start of the season back one week.
NASCAR has made two rule changes for next month’s race at Talladega Superspeedway that should limit the length of time two cars can draft together.
Tony Stewart ended his season-long funk, winning for the first time this year in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Jeff Gordon has won the rain-delayed NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway for his third victory of the season and 85th of his career.
After months of skirting speculation, Patrick announced Thursday that she’s leaving IndyCar in 2012 to run a full Nationwide schedule with JR Motorsports and up to 10 Sprint Cup races for Stewart-Haas Racing.
Kyle Busch has won at Richmond International Raceway to deny teammate Denny Hamlin a weekend sweep at his home track.
With pushing help from Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap, Jimmie Johnson edged Clint Bowyer by the slimmest of margins to win Sunday’s Aaron’s 499.
Earnhardt Jr. is looking to rebound after two disappointing seasons in NASCAR’s top circuit. He finished 21st in points last year and 25th the year before.
NASCAR revealed on Friday it plans to replace carburetors with fuel injection systems for its Sprint Cup Series cars in 2012.
NASCAR has used various point systems since its inception in 1949. The sport adopted its current structure in 1975