For the record 11th year in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won the vote as NASCAR's most popular driver by the fans.
Jeff Burton has joined Michael Waltrip Racing to test and drive the No. 66 Toyota in a select number of races during the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season, the team announced on Monday.
Both Stewart-Haas Racing and Roush Fenway Racing announced multiple personnel changes in their competition departments for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series seasons.
Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb said last Friday on the Fox Sports 1 show "Fox Sports Live" that Jimmie Johnson is not an athlete.
NASCAR has penalized Kyle Larson's No. 32 team in the Nationwide Series after his car failed post-race inspection this past Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kyle Busch confirmed after the conclusion of Saturday's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway that he is shutting down his Nationwide Series team due to lack of sponsorship.
Championship contender Sam Hornish Jr. will start on the pole for Saturday's season-ending race in the Nationwide Series while points leader Austin Dillon qualified 11th at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Matt Kenseth gained ground in his battle with Jimmie Johnson for the Sprint Cup Series championship by winning the pole for Sunday's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Ryan Blaney claimed the pole position, while soon-to-be crowned Camping World Truck Series champion Matt Crafton qualified eighth for Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Crafton is expected to set a new record as the longest-tenured driver in the history of the series to claim his first title. He holds the record for most consecutive truck starts, currently at 315. His streak began at the start of the 2001 season.
Dillon, the 23-year-old grandson of NASCAR multi-team owner Richard Childress, is attempting to become the third driver to win a championship in both the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series. Greg Biffle and Johnny Benson have accomplished the feat. Dillon won the truck title in 2011. Last year, he finish third in points in his Nationwide rookie season.
Regardless of where Kenseth, Harvick or any other driver finishes at this 1.5- mile racetrack, Johnson will clinch the championship with a finish of 23rd or better, 24th or higher and at least one lap led or 25th or better and the most laps led.
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NASCAR driver and former Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne revealed on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis but has been cleared by doctors and NASCAR to race.
Put the six-pack on ice for Jimmie Johnson and his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team this coming weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kyle Busch will start on the pole for Saturday's ServiceMaster 200 Nationwide Series race after posting the fastest lap in qualifying at Phoenix International Raceway.
Jimmie Johnson will start on the pole for Sunday's AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway -- the penultimate race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- after setting a new track qualifying record.
If Crafton can win at Phoenix or hold a point lead of 49 or more over his closest competitor at the conclusion of this 150-mile race then he will clinch the championship here.
Hornish scored his first career Nationwide win two years ago at Phoenix. He finished seventh here on the first weekend in March. One week later, Hornish claimed his second and most recent victory in the series at Las Vegas.
Johnson reclaimed the top spot in the Chase standings with a win last weekend at Texas. Kenseth and Johnson had been tied in points. But Kenseth is now faced with his largest points deficit in the Chase following a fourth-place run there.