NASCAR pit crews of yesteryear consisted of team mechanics and floor sweepers. And now? Highly trained athletes are the norm for today's over-the-wall gang.
Jeff Gordon's 700th career start -- coming Saturday at Darlington -- is meaningful beyond the number. That he's still competitive makes it truly special.
The news surrounding Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s head injury raised a question that needs addressing: Do ailing drivers routinely risk their health -- and the health of others -- to stay behind the wheel?
How can you really know what's in the supplements you may take? Experts will tell you that unless you're extremely cautious, you won't.
Golden Tate admits maybe he would have been better off not commenting at all about drivers as athletes, but since he did, he's starting to realize he may have been wrong.
Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are just the latest drivers to test NASCAR's limits, but the question is where and when a line will be drawn. Many want to know: How much is too much "have at it"?
Carl Edwards with a handlebar mustache? Kasey Kahne in a leather vest and cowboy hat? It must be Daytona 500 commercial time in the wild and wacky world of NASCAR.
Winning championships is nothing new for Joe Gibbs. Coach won three Super Bowls with the Washington Redskins. Is a fourth Sprint Cup title in the cards?
Jimmie Johnson is the Sprint Cup champion. OK, it hasn't actually happened yet, but Las Vegas oddsmakers are so confident, they've taken the championship proposition off the board, writes David Newton.