This is the part of the season where drivers start to wear down from the weekly grind. But for a dozen or so of them, these next six weeks can be critical, writes Ricky Craven.
Erik Jones retook the lead from Ty Dillon with 16 laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway for his third victory of the season.
NASCAR is mandating a strengthened footbox and floorboard for 2018 and at Daytona and Talladega in 2017. It's about driver safety. Why not do it now? That's complicated, writes Bob Pockrass.
Brad Keselowski says not everyone would have survived the hit he took Tuesday in testing at Watkins Glen because road courses are the most dangerous tracks that Sprint Cup teams compete on.
NASCAR's Steve Phelps is working hard behind the scenes to land a new Cup Series sponsor beginning next season. Is he nervous as the process drags on? Not yet, writes Bob Pockrass.
Matt Willis provides his picks for this weekend's race in Pocono, with all of the top value drivers to use in daily fantasy.
As Dale Earnhardt Jr. continues treatment for concussion-type symptoms, he indicated Saturday that his return to racing is not imminent.
Jeff Gordon said he feels good enough to continue racing if needed in place of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
A U.S. District Court judge ruled Tony Stewart's insurance company does not have to pay any damages sought by the family of Kevin Ward Jr.
William Byron continued his dominance in the NASCAR Truck Series at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, winning for the fifth time this season.
How could Joe Gibbs Racing get this far ahead? If Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't go at Watkins Glen, who should get in the No. 88 car? Our crew delves into that and much more.
Danica Patrick has accomplished a lot over her auto racing career, but now it seems she can add yet another line to her lengthy resume: Warrior.
NASCAR adding new safety measures aimed at protecting driver's feet and legs during crashes.
Tony Stewart doesn't regret pushing for tight lug nuts, even after seeing two of his team's crew chiefs suspended for violating the NASCAR rule born of Stewart's advocacy.
NASCAR announced a slew of changes to its schedule for the next two years, including a new start time for the 2017 Daytona 500 and an earlier start date for the race in 2018.
Kevin Harvick's crew chief, Rodney Childers, has been suspended one race and fined by NASCAR.
We don't know exactly when Dale Jr. will be back, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the No. 88 car. And that seems to matter to all involved, writes Bob Pockrass.
Kyle Busch didn't just win at the Brickyard, he dominated like no one ever. And that's enough "ever" to put him back atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Ticket sales are down since the Daytona 500 for two public companies that host NASCAR events.
Matthew Willis previews this weekend's race at Pocono by outlining the drivers he's watching in practice and qualifying.
Does Kyle Busch want to kiss the bricks in May? Were the Xfinity heat races worth the trouble? More dirt for the Trucks? Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
Having the best car doesn't mean a driver will win, but Kyle Busch and his car were more than good on the way to Victory Lane on Sunday at the Brickyard. They were special, writes Bob Pockrass.
The most interesting thing Sunday at the Brickyard? Tony George is back as chairman of the board of the family business that owns the track. Yes, the race was that boring, writes John Oreovicz.
Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon gave fans at Indianapolis Motor Speedway the highlight of the Brickyard 400 by taking a ceremonial lap side-by-side after the checkered flag dropped.
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to complete a sweep of the Sprint Cup and Xfinity races at Indy Motor Speedway this weekend. Jeff Gordon, driving for Dale Earnhardt Jr., finished 13th.
Kyle Busch held off all-comers on restart after restart down the stretch to win his second Brickyard 400 in a row.
Kyle Busch steamrolled the field to win his fourth race of the season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, keeping the Chase bubble full of suspense for winless drivers.
For just the third time, Danica Patrick has changed her helmet design. For Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Patrick will wear a helmet with silver and gold leaf accents
Paul Menard is proud of his victory in the 2011 Brickyard 400, and winning it again is a big goal. Another one? Replicating the yard of bricks at his house, writes Bob Pockrass.
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.
Denny Hamlin is heading to southern West Virginia to help out after deadly floods ravaged the region.
Darlington is opening its gates Thursday for players of the "Pokemon Go" game to search for virtual characters inside the raceway.
Kyle Busch led all but one lap to win the NASACAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis for the second straight year, and he earned his seventh win on the circuit this season.
IndyCar founder Tony George has been renamed the chairman of the board of Hulman & Co. after he was ousted in 2009 by his mother and sisters.
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.
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.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss two more races with concussion-type symptoms, and Jeff Gordon will take his place.
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.
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.
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