NASCAR / Motor Racing

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 »

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 »