Jeff Burton became NBC Sports Group's first hire for the broadcast booth when the network decided the respected driver was a must-have analyst for its upcoming NASCAR coverage.
Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014.
In ESPN The Magazine, Ryan McGee writes that while change can be scary, race fans shouldn't fear. The future of NASCAR is in good (and familial) hands.
Ryan McGee didn't need to channel his inner Ric Flair to deliver his final Power Rankings, but he did. The message? You'd better learn to love Jimmie Johnson, 'cause he ain't going anywhere.
Jimmie Johnson certainly looks like a man about to win his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship. He gets bonus points for putting a llittle (Ric) Flair into it in Ryan McGee's Power Rankings.
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.
It has been a back-and-forth season -- and particularly in the Chase -- between Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, but JJ showed at Texas why he's the top man in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
They're tied at the top in the Sprint Cup standings, but which Chase front-runner -- Matt Kenseth or Jimmie Johnson -- gets the nod in Ryan McGee's weekly Power Rankings?
Uh-oh. Jimmie Johnson has the points lead heading to Chase race No. 7 at Martinsville. That's bad news for any championship contender not named Jimmie Johnson.
It wouldn't be Talladega without a curveball or two. Should the Chase contenders be concerned?
Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway has been rained out.
Was Matt Kenseth able to demoralize Jimmie Johnson by finishing one spot ahead of him at Charlotte? Maybe, but it was good enough for the No. 1 spot in our Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Is the golden horseshoe back in the saddle? Ryan McGee believes so. That's why Jimmie Johnson is king again of our Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Jimmie Johnson dominated Dover for his record eighth win on the Monster Mile. But was that enough to propel him to the top of Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings?
Matt Kenseth retained his stranglehold on the top spot in our Power Rankings after a convincing win at New Hampshire. Did we mention he's pretty good at Dover, too?
Bobby Labonte and Jeff Burton are facing a tough job market. Jeff Gordon is having his worst season, statistically, since he was a rookie in 1993. The new kids are coming in. It was ever thus.