Team Penske's dominance and Ryan Hunter-Reay's dramatic Indy 500 win have been early headlines in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Here's another storyline worth following: the rise of Ed Carpenter Racing, writes John Oreovicz.
If you were starting a team, do you want Chase Elliott or Kyle Larson? Should Jimmie Johnson be anxious? What's your take on the last caution at Texas? Will the new winner's streak reach eight at Darlington?
Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.
Just after the green flag waved to begin the NASCAR Duck Commander 500 on Monday, Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport's most popular driver, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because it was on fire.