NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

Crafton wins NASCAR Truck Series championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Matt Crafton has won the NASCAR Truck Series championship, his first in 13 seasons. Crafton only needed to start the 200-mile season finale at Homestead-Miami... Read More »

Johnson fighting for his due among the greats

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is up almost every day by 5:30 a.m., the easiest time of day to do his training. He runs five days a week, logging up to 40 miles on foot. He also swims... Read More »

Kenseth, Johnson top final practice at Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Championship contender Matt Kenseth posted the fastest speed during final practice for NASCAR's season finale. One major problem: points leader Jimmie Johnson... Read More »

Juan Pablo Montoya prepares for final NASCAR race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There's a handmade Colombian flag hanging inside Juan Pablo Montoya's motorhome that was given to him by a fan several weeks ago. Three words are embroidered... Read More »

NASCAR adds Cup champ to Hall of Fame voting panel

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Sprint Cup champion will get to vote on NASCAR's Hall of Fame. NASCAR officials announced it Thursday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, adding other "significant... Read More »

Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti says doctors have told him he can no longer race because of injuries sustained in an IndyCar crash last month. Franchitti fractured... Read More »

Crafton gets extension, nears Truck Series title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Matt Crafton has reason to celebrate, and not just because he is close to winning the NASCAR Truck Series championship. Crafton got a contract extension with... Read More »

Johnson has 6th NASCAR title well within reach

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was no trash talking, no attempts at mind games. If there was tension or nerves, nobody could tell. In one of the tamest NASCAR... Read More »