NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

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 »