Ryan Newman preserved his championship hopes with a last-gasp pass of Kyle Larson at Phoenix International Raceway.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup reached its boiling point Sunday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Chase race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday turned the championship picture upside down. The beneficiary? That would be championship leader Joey Logano.
Can Kevin Harvick close the deal? Is Jimmie Johnson making his move? Can the Penske boys continue their torrid pace? There'll be no shortage of drama in Sunday's Chase race at Kansas.
Two decades ago, Courtney Force made a Father's Day card for her dad, the legendary John Force. Did Courtney know something we didn't?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. took full blame for crashing Matt Kenseth at Sonoma. Here's another take on the dustup, social media style, Joe Breeze writes.
Carl Edwards' victory at Sonoma was gratifying for just about everyone at Roush Fenway Racing, but the most so for Edwards, who held off one of his NASCAR heroes to do it, Joe Breeze writes.
Can anyone slow down the Hendrick Motorsports juggernaut? Jimmie Johnson and the gang are on a historic roll, writes Joe Breeze.
Jeff Gordon may not have been able to hold on much longer, but he held off a charging Kevin Harvick on the final lap to earn the victory at Kansas and a likely berth in the Chase, writes Joe Breeze.
Jimmie Johnson hasn't won in 10 Cup starts this season. Should fans of the 48 be concerned? Nah. It's waaay too early to panic, Joe Breeze writes.
There were tires blowing out left and right, but not for everybody on Sunday in the Auto Club 400. Kyle Busch and crew figured it out, then sailed to victory in Fontana, Calif.
The last time Denny Hamlin raced at Fontana, he was airlifted to a nearby hospital after a violent last-lap crash. Hamlin's return to Auto Club Speedway is just one storyline to track Sunday.
Brad Keselowski may have needed some luck to win Sunday in Las Vegas, but you have to play the hand you're dealt. He and crew chief Paul Wolfe played theirs to perfection.
For NASCAR star Kurt Busch, winning the Indianapolis 500 before flying to Charlotte Motor Speedway to race in the Coca-Cola 600 would be a good problem to have.
Does JJ make his move at Vegas? Will Dale Jr.'s hot start continue? Is Brad K back? Can Kurt Busch limit the distractions? When will Smoke rise? Two races in, we've got more questions than answers.
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