NASCAR / Motor Racing

NBC Sports adds Rick Allen to NASCAR booth

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBC Sports Group has named Rick Allen lead race announcer for its coverage of NASCAR. Allen will join driver Jeff Burton in the booth. The third member of the broadcast... Read More »

RPM hires Trent Owens to crew chief Almirola

Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Trent Owens to crew chief Aric Almirola in 2014. Owens is a longtime Nationwide Series crew chief and the nephew of Richard Petty. His hiring... Read More »

TMS not selling backstretch tickets for Sprint Cup

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Motor Speedway won't sell tickets on the backstretch for its two NASCAR Sprint Cup races next year. TMS officials say part of the reason for that... Read More »

Steve Addington to lead Phoenix Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phoenix Racing has named Steve Addington as competition director of the team recently purchased by Harry Scott Jr. Addington will also be crew chief of the No. 51... Read More »

Stewart, Stenhouse Get New Crew Chiefs

Stewart-Haas Racing and Roush Fenway Racing have reorganized their competition departments. Read More »

Dillon edges Hornish for Nationwide title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon has won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, holding off Sam Hornish Jr. in a wild season finale Saturday. Sprint Cup regular Brad Keselowski... Read More »

Busch closing Nationwide team because of funding

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch said he is closing his Nationwide Series team because of a lack of sponsorship. Parker Kligerman ran the entire season for Busch in the No. 77... Read More »

Mark Martin treating Homestead as his final race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship is treating the season finale as if it's the last race of his career. Mark Martin has no plans to compete... Read More »

Penske, Hornish part ways after decade together

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske and Sam Hornish Jr. have been together for nearly 300 races over the last decade. They have celebrated an IndyCar championship as well as wins... Read More »

Matt Kenseth wins pole at Homestead for finale

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Matt Kenseth has won the pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Sunday's season-ending and championship-deciding race. It was a massive turnaround for Kenseth... Read More »