NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

Stewart says Mobil 1 renews sponsorship with team

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Stewart says ExxonMobil has renewed its multiyear sponsorship of both the three-time NASCAR champion and Stewart-Haas Racing. Stewart made the announcement... Read More »

2014 calendar has F1 and NASCAR in Texas same day

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The 2014 racing calendar will have Formula One and NASCAR racing deep in the heart of Texas on the same day. The FIA, international motorsports' governing body,... Read More »

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 »