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Liberty University and Hendrick Motorsports have agreed to a new five-year sponsorship deal of HMS’ No. 24 NASCAR Cup Series team and driver William Byron.
Daniel Ricciardo will get to drive one of Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR Cup cars at the United States Grand Prix, after winning his Formula 1 bet with boss Zak Brown.
Yes, there are heat and steering issues still to be worked out, but after two days of testing the Next Gen car on the Charlotte Roval, Joey Logano said he could be ready to race it.
NASCAR on Tuesday suspended the crew chief of Cup Series playoff driver Kyle Busch for an issue stemming from last weekend’s race at the Charlotte Roval.
It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy
NASCAR’s Next Gen car will receive new parts and pieces as soon as next month based off data from a crash test at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway conducted on June 30.
Once again on Sunday, NASCAR disregarded its standard operating procedure when it came to making a call against a high-profile driver and its explanation falls woefully short.
There was only one way William Byron was going to advance in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs and that was a win – and he almost did.
Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick came together once again Sunday, three weeks removed from their run-in at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Kyle Larson’s team did a masterful job keeping his No. 5 Chevrolet running and Larson rewarded them with a victory Sunday at the Charlotte Roval.
Ty Dillon will return to fulltime competition in the NASCAR Cup Series next season with GMS Racing.
The owners of a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series team are going to begin a venture into the Cup Series beginning in 2022.
The Round of 12 concludes with what is sure to be a chaotic cutoff race at the Charlotte Rova.
A victory on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval course each of the past two seasons has proved extremely valuable in Chase Elliott’s recent NASCAR Cup Series playoff runs.
In the world of sports video games, a jinx theory has emerged that players who appeared on the cover of the NFL’s Madden series goes on to have a woeful season. So, you can imagine the outcry of fans of Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace when NASCAR 21: Ignition put them all three of them on the cover of the reinvented game this year!
Veteran sports car racer Joey Hand will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Charlotte Roval this weekend.
Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes
Brad Keselowski watched Bubba Wallace use a block to protect his lead and had a way to get around him but thought he had more time.
NASCAR drivers by nature are selfish – always looking for ways to win a race – but on Monday, Denny Hamlin was happy to celebrate another’s victory.
When the rain came, Bubba Wallace was leading the way and earned his first NASCAR Cup Series victory.
Bubba Wallace stands on the verge of his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series victory, as Monday’s rain-delayed Yellawood 500 at Talladega was red-flagged for more rain when he was leading.
Due to persistent rain and impending darkness, Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega has been postponed.
Former NASCAR Xfinity and Truck series competitor John Wes Townley was killed in a shootout Saturday night, according to the Athens-Clarke County (Ga.) Police officials
The Round of 12 heads to the unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway where just about anything can and will happen.
This is not how Alex Bowman envisioned the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs playing out – starting each round having to dig out of a big hole.
NASCAR on Tuesday suspended the crew chief of Cup Series playoff driver Kevin Harvick for issues stemming from last weekend’s race at Las Vegas.
The decision by Hendrick Motorsports teams not to pit under caution early in Stage 2 in Sunday night’s NASCAR Cup race at Las Vegas changed the dynamic of the race.
Joey Gase has been transported to a local medical facility after a violent crash during the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
While NASCAR’s Next Gen car remains on schedule for its 2022 debut, Toyota Racing president David Wilson admits teams will still be working on the car while racing it next year.
The Round of 12 is set to kick off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a triple-header event this weekend.
William Byron came precariously close to an early elimination from the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs but believes the experience will serve him well going forward.
Roush Fenway Racing announced the addition of a new sponsor to its organization on Tuesday – one that will also serve as a primary for new owner/driver Brad Keselowski in 2022.
Aric Almirola was right on the edge of playoff advancement at Bristol Motor Speedway, but an ill-handling race car and older tires kept him from doing so.
Kevin Harvick was looking for his first win of the season, but Chase Elliott wasn’t going to make it easy.
With some unintentional help from an angry Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson stole a win at Bristol Saturday night that seemed like it belonged to Kevin Harvick.
A dramatic night of short track racing at Bristol Motor Speedway will end with four drivers eliminated from the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. See where everyone stands ahead of the final race in the Round of 16.
23XI Racing has announced some personnel changes at the team, including a new crew chief for Bubba Wallace.
Four drivers are set to be eliminated from the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend.
With a successfully revamped schedule in place and its Next Generation car set to hit the track, NASCAR is hoping to cash in on a promising 2022 Cup Series season.
NASCAR released its 2022 Cup Series schedule on Wednesday which features two new venues and a shakeup of its 10-race playoffs.
NASCAR’s Next Generation car will get an early debut next season at a new venue.
Only two races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, the prospect of an all-Hendrick Motorsports Championship 4 already seems very unlikely.
Denny Hamlin is off to a stellar start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs but he can’t seem to shake disappointment at Richmond.
Martin Truex Jr. started Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond with a penalty but ended it in Victory Lane.
The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs roll on with the second leg of the Round of 16 -- Richmond Raceway.
Denny Hamlin has had all the makings of a serious contender for the NASCAR Cup Series championship this season with one glaring omission – no victories. But no more.
NASCAR saw positive results from its largest Next Gen car test yet at Daytona and expects to conduct an even bigger one in January.
After a chaotic playoff opener at Darlington Raceway, things remain close in the Round of 16. Take a look at where everyone stands entering Richmond Raceway.
Kyle Busch's dramatic exit from Sunday's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway has resulted in a fine from NASCAR.
Kevin Harvick remains without a win this season but his performance Sunday night at Darlington breathed new life into his NASCAR Cup Series playoff run.
Ross Chastain may not be in the playoffs, but that didn't stop him from mixing it up with the championship contenders Sunday at Darlington Raceway.
Heading into the final lap of Sunday night’s race at Darlington, Kyle Larson had decided to “try something.”
Denny Hamlin picked a perfect time to earn his first win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season.
Kyle Busch leaves the first race of the 2021 playoffs in a hole after a crash during the second stage of the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin with the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott knows all about cashing in on timely opportunities and is ready to do so again.
A year ago, Kyle Larson’s NASCAR future remained in limbo. Now, it looks to be limitless.
Two wins in the last two weeks have moved Ryan Blaney from NASCAR Cup Series playoff participant into a serious title contender.