NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

James Buescher takes NASCAR Truck pole

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — James Buescher took the pole for the NASCAR Truck Series race Sunday, turning a lap at 109.189 mph Saturday on Canadian Tire Motorsport Park's 2.459-mile road course. ... Read More »

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide race in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick raced to his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the year, holding off Kyle Busch on the final lap at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Harvick... Read More »

Tony Stewart calls injury a small bump in the road

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — An upbeat Tony Stewart says he views his broken right leg as "a small bump in the road" and believes he's on pace to return to racing in time for next year's Daytona 500. ... Read More »

Haas put deal together with Busch on his own

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart may be the front man of his race team but co-owner Gene Haas is still very much a player. Haas made that perfectly clear Tuesday in taking full responsibility... Read More »

NASCAR driver Truex has fractured wrist

CORNELIUS, N.C. (AP) — An MRI has confirmed that Martin Truex Jr. fractured his right wrist in a wreck during Saturday night's race at Bristol. Michael Waltrip Racing said Tuesday that... Read More »

Scott Jr. to buy Phoenix Racing from James Finch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Harry Scott Jr. has reached an agreement to purchase Phoenix Racing from James Finch. Scott will take over control of the Sprint Cup team on Sept. 10 and use Justin Allgaier... Read More »

Busch dominates Bristol to win Nationwide race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch has won the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his ninth series win of the season. Busch started from the pole Friday night and led 228... Read More »

Kurt Busch on verge of improbable Chase berth

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The pre-Kurt Busch numbers at Furniture Row Racing weren't pretty: one win, three top-five finishes, eight top-10s and a measly 48 laps led in almost 200 races. The... Read More »

Kenseth holds off Kahne to get 5th win of season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne for 12 nerve-racking laps to hang on and win Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The win is the fifth of the season for Kenseth,... Read More »