Tony Stewart is still grieving over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. last Saturday and there remains no timetable for his return to the Sprint Cup Series, a Stewart-Haas Racing executive said Friday morning.
Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are off to solid starts this season, but only one of them has a victory and a second-place finish. That keeps Junior on top of.Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
This week's Sprint Cup Power Rankings winner is a no-brainer: Mr. Popularity, Dale Earnhardt Jr., winning his second Daytona 500 gives him the top spot in Ryan McGee's weekly rant -- no questions asked.
Jeff Burton will become the sixth driver to make 1,000 NASCAR national series starts when he competes this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. He plans to add to his total next season, but isn't saying where.