NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

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 »

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