Could Jeff Gordon win Sunday at the Brickyard in his Sprint Cup return from retirement? Yes, but he has a lot of catching up to do in a hurry, writes Bob Pockrass.
The annual Cup race at Indy has rarely been a good one, but it has sometimes been exciting. Jeff Gordon's return brings some excitement, but it won't likely be enough, writes John Oreovicz.
Dale Jr. finally sensing improvement
Gordon doesn't want to let Hendrick Motorsports down
Gordon encouraged by Junior's tweet
Should Jeff Gordon have come out of retirement to sub for Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Should Earnhardt sit out the rest of the year if he can't make the Chase? Our experts answer that and much more.
Kyle Busch overcame an early brush with Patrick Carpentier in the second turn and posted the fastest lap at Friday's Brickyard 400 practice.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter on Friday to say he is feeling a little better as he battles balance issues and nausea believed to be from concussions.
Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon, filling in for Dale Earnhardt Jr., was ninth in the first practice session at the Brickyard on Friday.
Tony Stewart is from Indiana and still lives there. Retiring at the end of the season, his final Brickyard 400 is a big deal. It might be even bigger since he comes into it with nothing to lose.
Jeff Gordon returning to race for an ailing Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a potential feel-good story for all time. It's also giving Ryan McGee an uneasy feeling.
Racing a truck at Eldora Speedway may not be quite the thrill of watching cars better suited to the dirt track, but winner Kyle Larson and the other drivers sure do love it.
Kyle Larson had a flat right rear tire while leading about a third of the way through Wednesday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora, but rallied for his second Truck Series win.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss two more races with concussion-type symptoms, and Jeff Gordon will take his place.
NASCAR docked Matt Kenseth 15 points and fined crew chief Jason Ratcliff $25,000 after Kenseth's race-winning car failed postrace measurements at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick was more steamed than a lobster after the race at New Hampshire. Maybe being back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings will cheer him up.
Rico Abreu is not having the most spectacular rookie season in the Camping World Truck Series, but Wednesday's trip to Eldora Speedway could turn that around quickly.
Matthew Willis breaks down his top NASCAR choices this weekend at Indianapolis, led by Kyle Busch.
Tony Stewart had a good run Sunday and now he's headed to fix up his Eldora Speedway ahead of Wednesday's Truck race there. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
NASCAR could have used an exciting race on Sunday to get the fans hyped up. It's not Matt Kenseth's fault he and his team were having none of that in an easy victory.
A fan who was injured from flying debris after Austin Dillon's car flew into the Daytona International Speedway catch fence has filed a lawsuit against the track and NASCAR.
Matt Kenseth pulled away down the stretch to win the Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Matt Kenseth emerged as the driver to beat at New Hampshire when he got his car to dominate the field on restarts late in the race.
Matt Kenseth was unstoppable on late restarts at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, notching his second win of the season.
Ricky Craven has a deeper understanding than most of some of the issues Dale Earnhardt Jr. might be facing as he recovers from concussion-like symptoms. But it's not advice, only knowledge.
Rick Hendrick says he does not think the concussion symptoms that sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. are career-threatening and hopes to have NASCAR's most popular driver back in the car next week.
While the focus of Dale Earnhardt Jr. missing races because of concussion-like symptoms rightfully remains on his health, there are real ramifications for him and his team the longer he's gone.
Race car drivers are tough -- it's part of the job. But when should someone like Dale Earnhardt Jr. seek help if he's having concussion symptoms? And what can NASCAR do to help?
Kyle Busch led all but a handful of laps and simply dominated in his latest Xfinity Series victory Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Alex Bowman, who was named as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement in this weekend's New Hampshire 301, said he hopes to make the most of the chance and "not make any mistakes" in the race.
NASCAR Hall of Famer Fred Lorenzen, who is battling dementia, has pledged his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Hendrick Motorsports announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss Sunday's race at New Hampshire with concussion-like symptoms.
Was the penalty against Martin Truex Jr. warranted? What do you make of the monster lobster the winner gets at Loudon? Our crew delves into that and much more.
Does Tony Stewart have another epic run in him? What of the free agents? Who will NASCAR find to sponsor the Cup Series? Bob Pockrass lays out eight big questions for the rest of the season.
Brad Keselowski may not have been the driver to beat when the race started at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, but he worked a fuel-mileage gamble to perfection, and Victory Lane.
The three-time Cup series champ reconnects with his short track roots driving on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's temporary dirt track, which was built as a retirement gift for the Hoosier native.
It took a lot longer for Roger Penske to get his 100th Sprint Cup Series win than it did over in his open-wheel operation. But with the right people in place, Penske is likely to get a lot more.
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NASCAR will use 12 speed zones instead of 7 on pit road for the Xfinjty Series race today at Indianapolis and if they work well, NASCAR will use all 12 zones tomorrow. NASCAR has added five new timing lines on pit road, limiting the distance a driver has to speed into and out of the pit stall. Pit-road speed is calculated by amount of time in the zone, so with the time it takes to make a pit stop, a driver can't be over the speed limit in the zone where the driver pits.
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The placard above the Jeff Gordon garage stall at Indianapolis Motor Speedway now says "Dale Earnhardt Jr." as the team asked for Gordon's name to be removed and the name of Earnhardt, out with concussion-type symptoms, put in its place.