NASCAR / Motor Racing

Sadler to replace Vickers for final 4 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Elliott Sadler will replace Brian Vickers for the final four Sprint Cup Series races of the season at Michael Waltrip Racing. Vickers is sidelined for the remainder... Read More »

Almirola crew chief suspended by NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola, for violating its substance-abuse policy. NASCAR announced... Read More »

Gaughan moving back to Nationwide in 2014

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brendan Gaughan is moving back to the NASCAR Nationwide Series next year for Richard Childress Racing. The team announced Friday at Talladega Superspeedway that Gaughan... Read More »

Gordon relishing chance to race for another Cup

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — It wasn't that long ago people were wondering if Jeff Gordon was all washed up. Well, looks who's in contention for a Sprint Cup championship. Gordon... Read More »

Chase leaders hope to avoid Talladega carnage

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — They plan and tinker, double-check this and triple-check that. Then, they cross their fingers, stick a rabbit's foot in their race suits, and hope the luck goes their... Read More »

Sauter wins crash-marred Talladega Truck race

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Johnny Sauter raced to his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season Saturday, surviving a huge crash on the final turn at Talladega Superspeedway that took out Kyle Busch... Read More »

Trucks driver Lofton recovering from broken thumb

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Justin Lofton is recovering from a fractured left thumb he sustained in a wild crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Lofton... Read More »

McMurray wins largely clean race at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Jamie McMurray won at Talladega Superspeedway in a nearly clean race until rookie Austin Dillon lost control on the final lap Sunday, allowing the winner to coast across the line... Read More »

Earnhardt settles for another 2nd at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. had to settle for No. 2 again. Earnhardt was runner-up for the fourth time this year Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, finishing behind Jamie McMurray.... Read More »

Kvapil scheduled to race after assault arrest

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Travis Kvapil will compete in Saturday night's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway despite his arrest on misdemeanor assault on a female and false imprisonment. NASCAR said... Read More »