NASCAR / Motor Racing

APNewsBreak: Buck replaces Darby as Cup director

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is replacing longtime Sprint Cup Series director John Darby with Richard Buck. The move comes four years after NASCAR first announced it was seeking... Read More »

Ganassi and Penske change team names

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chip Ganassi and Roger Penske have both tweaked their team names headed into the 2014 seasons. Ganassi has dropped "Earnhardt" from the formal name of... Read More »

Steve Letarte to join NBC Sports in 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBC Sports Group will formally introduce Dale Earnhardt Jr. crew chief Steve Letarte on Friday as the final member of its broadcast team. Letarte is under... Read More »

Fans to vote on 3 elements of Sprint Unlimited

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fans will again decide the format of the exhibition Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. The race Feb. 15 will allow fans... Read More »

Mayfield Convicted on Drug, Stolen Goods Charges

Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has been convicted on charges of possession of stolen goods and drug paraphernalia. Read More »

Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Bobby Labonte will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500 for Phoenix Racing. The 2000 NASCAR champion will be making his attempt in a second entry for... Read More »

NASCAR taps Small to run Iowa Speedway

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR has selected Jimmy Small the new president of the Iowa Speedway The appointment of the 28-year-old Small, a senior marketing manager for NASCAR, was... Read More »

Stenhouse beats girlfriend for top rookie title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winning rookie of the year honors required Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to beat his girlfriend on the track. At least twice, the on-track battles between Stenhouse and Danica... Read More »

France focused on improved on-track product

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR continues to work on improving its on-track product, an endeavor chairman Brian France takes so seriously he plans to attend Monday's test at Charlotte Motor Speedway. ... Read More »

Jeff Burton hired for NBC broadcast booth

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBC Sports Group has made driver Jeff Burton its first hire for the broadcast booth for when the network resumes covering NASCAR in 2015. The multiyear hiring of... Read More »