NASCAR / Motor Racing

Keselowski picks Logano to win NASCAR championship

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski was probably a dark horse at best to win the Sprint Cup championship a year ago. This year, he's got his money on a long shot. The defending... Read More »

Gordon wins pole at Richmond, Kurt Busch second

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will try to race his way into NASCAR's playoffs from the pole position. The four-time champion turned a track-record qualifying lap of 130.599 mph at Richmond... Read More »

Keselowski wins Nationwide race at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski passed Brian Scott on a restart with 11 laps to go Friday night and pulled away after another restart with six laps remaining to go to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series... Read More »

Ross Chastain takes Truck pole in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain took the pole Saturday night for the NASCAR Truck Series race Sunday at Iowa Speedway, edging Erik Jones for the top spot. Chastain had a lap at 137.147... Read More »

Edwards wins race, Keselowski misses Chase

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR will have a new champion this year as the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will go on without Brad Keselowski. The reigning champion failed to make the 12-driver... Read More »

Buescher wins NASCAR Trucks race in Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — James Buescher took control during a second green-white-checkered finish and held on to win the NASCAR Trucks series race at Iowa Speedway on Sunday. It was the second... Read More »

Denny Hamlin injured hand in Bristol crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin injured his right hand in the same crash at Bristol in which fellow Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. fractured his right wrist. Hamlin told SiriusXM Radio... Read More »

Larson placing Montoya at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kyle Larson has been tapped to replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 42 car at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. The announcement was made Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where... Read More »

Stenhouse claims 1st Cup pole at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has won the first Sprint Cup pole of his career at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stenhouse turned a lap of 189.688 mph Friday night on the 1.54 tri-oval.... Read More »

Allmendinger back in Cup with full-time ride

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger will take over the No. 47 car for JTG Daughterty Racing next season. The announcement Saturday caps Allmendinger's comeback from a positive drug test in... Read More »