Truex Opens NASCAR's Playoffs With Win At ChicagolandTruex backed up his regular-season dominance with a victory Sunday in NASCAR's playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway that solidified himself as the driver to beat over the final nine races as he chases his first Cup championship.
Dale Jr. Calls Harvick's Comments 'Hurtful'Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn't won enough.
Hendrick Motorsports, Driver Kasey Kahne Split After 6 YearsThe team said in a statement Monday that Kahne has been released from the final year of his contract, allowing him to begin pursing a Monster Energy Cup ride for 2018.
Truex Wins Fuel-Mileage Gamble At Watkins GlenTruex held off a charging Matt Kenseth on the final lap Sunday and won the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International, stretching his fuel to the triumphant end.
NASCAR Sets Restrictions On Low-Tier Races For Cup Drivers NASCAR has tightened the restrictions for 2018 on Cup drivers who want to drive in lower-tier race series.
Kyle Busch Ends Winless Season With Cup Victory At PoconoBusch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead with 16 laps left and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
Johnson Agrees To 3-Year Extension With Hendrick MotorsportsJimmie Johnson has agreed to a three-year contract extension that keeps the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020.
Power Wins Wild IndyCar Race At Texas Under CautionPower, who led 180 of the 248 laps, was the leader when Dixon got wrecked by Takuma Sato, and finished ahead of Tony Kanaan, who other drivers and at least one owner blamed for a big crash earlier that led to a nearly 31-minute red flag.
Turmoil For IndyCar With The Pack Back At Repaved Texas Motor SpeedwayAt Texas Motor Speedway, where over the past 20 years IndyCar has had some of its fastest and most exciting finishes, drivers quickly worked in a second groove on the 1½-mile track that was repaved earlier this year.
No Break For Dixon To Let Foot Heal Since Indy CrashIdeally, Dixon could have used a week or two off after a horrific crash at the Indianapolis 500 to let his foot heal. Instead, it was straight to Detroit the following weekend for IndyCar's only doubleheader, and now Texas Motor Speedway
NASCAR Suspends Team Members For Kyle Busch, Chase BriscoeNASCAR has issued four-race suspensions for the crew chief, tire changer and tire carrier for Kyle Busch because a tire rolled off Busch's car during last weekend's race at Dover International Speedway.
Irish War Cry, Hollywood Handsome Join Field For Belmont Irish War Cry and Hollywood Handsome have joined a probable 12-horse field for the Belmont Stakes, which is still shaping up with a week to go until the last leg of the Triple Crown.
Texas Could Make Play For NASCAR All-Star And Finale RacesState lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state's premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR's All-Star race and season-ending championship.
Martin Truex Jr. Living Sublimely After Kansas Speedway WinTruex roared away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart, then did it again when Jimmie Johnson spun out with two laps to go. And after so many fits at Kansas Speedway, Truex and the Furniture Row Racing team had finally found their way to victory lane.
Stenhouse Scores 1st Career Cup Victory With Last-Lap PassA last-lap pass of Kyle Busch in overtime Sunday got Stenhouse the win at Talladega, which was the first for resurgent Roush Fenway Racing since 2014.