Austin Dillon winning the pole and leading a lap in the 3 car at Daytona was good for the sport. Dale Earnhardt Jr. becoming a two-time Daytona 500 champion was even better.
Instant analysis of the Daytona 500
Imagine if Danica Patrick, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Austin Dillon ends up winning Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500. David Newton asks: We can dream, can't we?
It's been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored his first and only Daytona 500 victory. Is a repeat trip to Victory Lane at the Great American Race in the cards for NASCAR's most popular driver?
Instant analysis of Budweiser Duel 1
A win by Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- NASCAR's most popular driver -- Sunday at Dover might have been just what the sport needed. But five-time champion Jimmie Johnson had other ideas.
If anyone needs a little stress relief this NASCAR season, it's Chase contender Clint Bowyer. But yoga? Yeah, that was Bowyer doing the downward dog at Dover.
Reigning Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski says the new right-side tire Goodyear will unveil for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Atlanta is key to the future of the sport.
AJ Allmendinger will become the fulltime driver of the No. 47 Sprint Cup car for JTG Daugherty Racing in 2014, sources told ESPN.com on Thursday.
Kevin Harvick is diversifying the family business. If the Ultimate Fighting Championship doesn't deliver a knockout, Happy is confident one of his other ventures will.
Rodney Childers is out for the remainder of the season, and Scott Miller is in as the crew chief for the No. 55 Sprint Cup car at Michael Waltrip Racing.
No one would have blamed Kasey Kahne for pushing Matt Kenseth aside -- or even wrecking him -- to win at Bristol, but that's not Kahne's game. Nice in NASCAR? It was a nice win for Kenseth.
Kurt Busch will be sponsored by Haas Automation if he signs with Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2014 season.
The Race to the Chase is at a fever pitch as Bristol awaits, and the man of the hour is ... Kurt Busch? Yes, this NASCAR season might be crazier than ever.
Tony Stewart plans to continue driving sprint cars when he returns next season from a broken leg.
Stewart-Haas Racing is moving forward with its effort to sign 2004 Cup champion Kurt Busch, the organization's director of competition said Friday.