NASCAR / Motor Racing

Larson setting sensible goals for Sprint Cup debut

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson can't be goaded into setting an unreasonable expectation for his Sprint Cup debut. He knows what Jamie McMurray did in 2002, when he grabbed an improbable victory... Read More »

RCR forms technical alliance with Germain Racing

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Richard Childress Racing has formed a technical alliance with Germain Racing that will begin next season. Germain Racing will lease ECR Engines as part of the deal and... Read More »

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch raced to his 11th Nationwide Series victory of the year Friday night, giving him a season sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch edged Nationwide series... Read More »

AP sources: MWR cutting to 2 full teams in 2014

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA. Team owners Michael Waltrip... Read More »

NASCAR looks for more passing in aero test

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A six-car NASCAR test at Charlotte Motor Speedway focused on the aerodynamic package for 1.5-mile tracks. NASCAR had three different configurations that covered seven... Read More »

Ganassi signs Kanaan and switches to Chevrolet

HOUSTON (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing changed the look of its IndyCar organization Friday by signing Tony Kanaan and announcing a switch to Chevrolet. Adding the Brazilian to Ganassi's four-car... Read More »

79-year-old Hylton says good bye to racing

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The oldest driver to race in each of NASCAR's top three divisions is calling it a career. James Hylton is 79. He will race Friday night in Kansas City in the lower-tier... Read More »

Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own. The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off... Read More »

Harvick qualifies on pole for Cup race at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned the fastest lap in qualifying for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway, and will sit on the pole for the first time since the 2006 season. Harvick,... Read More »

Chase contender Kyle Busch crashes in practice

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase contender Kyle Busch slapped the wall hard in the opening minutes of practice at Kansas Speedway on Saturday and will go to a backup car for this weekend's race. ... Read More »