Ford Motor Co. is extending its sponsorship agreement with Homestead-Miami Speedway at least through 2019, and track president Matt Becherer is optimistic the venue will remain the host of NASCAR's final weekend for the foreseeable future.
The first five Sprint Cup titles Jimmie Johnson won -- in a row mind you -- seem like a blur to him now. That's why he said he hopes to savor this sixth one, and not yet entertain the thought of seven ... or more.
Austin Dillon overcame an ill-handling race car at Homestead -- and took advantage of a lengthy caution late that hurt challenger Sam Hornish Jr. -- to win the Nationwide Series title in the iconic No. 3.
Richard Petty is happy his 200 wins is likely an unassailable record, because he figures Jimmie Johnson is about to win his sixth championship and will soon pass The King and Dale Earnhardt, who have seven apiece.