Running on a road course is a foreign feeling for most Sprint Cup drivers, but it is a challenge many enjoy. So what does Ricky Craven say worries drivers the most at Sonoma? Everything!
Jeff Gordon says his interview with Brad Keselowski following a claim that Gordon was being biased in the broadcast booth "made for good TV" in the end.
Christopher Bell had a few chances to get it right, and he made the most of the last of three re-starts.
Kurt Busch's history at Sonoma bodes well heading into Sunday, writes Matthew Willis.
Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma Raceway.
When Michael McDowell's crew chief David Winston had his laptop hacked and files held ransom for $500, Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing learned a valuable lesson on the cheap.
Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host -- as long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst.
Danica Patrick started 11th at Sonoma two years ago and finished 18th on the road course. Her previous best start in 2016 was 12th in the season-opening Daytona 500.
He's no advocate for road-course racing, but Denny Hamlin wouldn't mind a win at Sonoma either. And given his position, he'll take an aggressive attitude into the weekend.
Is this finally Brad Keselowski's week to get his first Sprint Cup win on a road course? Our crew delves into that and much more.
Tony Stewart, frustrated after practice Friday, said he's ready for his Sprint Cup career to come to a close. "I'm ready to go run stuff that makes me happy," he said.
After taking a look at the superspeedway aerodynamic package following three cars getting airborne at Talladega, NASCAR has opted to stand pat going into Daytona.
Every driver knows the airwaves are public. Jimmie Johnson's team is among those that give a quick disclaimer before the race starts.
AJ Allmendinger tries not to think of the road-course races as all-or-nothing, and with a better place in the standings heading into Sonoma this year, that's easier.
Matthew Willis provides his best value picks for daily fantasy NASCAR this week at Sonoma Raceway. He recommends Kurt Busch, who finished in second place last year.
Kurt Busch added his name to the list of Sprint Cup winners Monday at Pocono Raceway, joining eight other drivers who are all but guaranteed to make the Chase in September.
With the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series around halfway through their regular seasons, the Chase in each is taking shape, Bob Pockrass writes in the Monday Rundown.
A lot will go in to transforming Bristol Motor Speedway from a racetrack to a football stadium that will host Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee. Obliterating the attendance record is part of the fun.
Mike Wallace was punched in the face by the youngest of the three men who were arrested on assault charges for an alleged attack on the Wallace family after a concert, according to case files.
Sam Hornish Jr. led 183 of 250 laps in his first race of 2016 and cruised to victory in Sunday's NASCAR Xfinity race at the Iowa Speedway.
Sisters Paige and Claire Decker will attempt to make their NASCAR Xfinity Series debut Sunday, while cousin Natalie Decker is preparing for an ARCA Midwest Tour race in July.
William Byron held off a late charge from Cole Cluster on Saturday at Iowa Speedway to secure a second win in a row and three in nine career NASCAR Truck starts.
Joey Logano has reached elite status, but how long before the likes of Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney join him? Our crew of insiders delves into that and much more.
After a win at Michigan, Joey Logano moved up, while Kyle Busch took a tumble in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Brad Keselowski called Wednesday "one of the best days of my life" after he took laps in an IndyCar during a test run, but he said there are no plans for him to compete in an IndyCar event.
A rules violation found after Sunday's race at Michigan dropped Kyle Larson to 21st in the standings.
Despite using a new rule package during Sunday's Cup race at Michigan, NASCAR remains hesitant in making permanent changes for now, Bob Pockrass writes in the Monday Rundown.
Nearly 40 percent of ThorSport Racing's 100,000-square-foot shop was destroyed by fire Monday, leaving the team's crewmen to work in parking lots on the street Tuesday.
A new aerodynamic package made for some risk-taking and on-the-edge racing in Michigan, and it also produced a first-time winner in 2016, as Joey Logano led 138 of 200 laps. Disaster averted.
Joey Logano became the 10th driver to win a NASCAR race this season by winning Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski will be the focus for many in the crowd Sunday for the FireKeepers Casino 400.
On Sunday, expect to see many drivers struggle to control their cars with the new aerodynamic package, but it will also allow the talent to shine.
Kurt Busch snapped a 34-race winless streak with his victory at Pocono on Monday, taking the pressure off himself -- and his crew -- in the process. Trips to victory lane boost the entire team.
Daniel Suarez' first goal was to learn English, then to win his first NASCAR national series race with JGR. It happened Saturday at Michigan.
Daniel Suarez earned his first career Xfinity Series race victory while also becoming the first Mexican driver to win a NASCAR national series race.
Xfinity Series driver Erik Jones honored his father, who died Tuesday, by putting his name above the door of his car before the Menards 250 in his home state.
William Byron, an 18-year-old rookie, took the lead with five laps to go and then held off Matt Crafton and Rico Abreu to win the Rattlesnake 400 on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway.
With Kasey Kahne at risk of missing the Chase, questions about his future with Hendrick Motorsports loom. Our crew of NASCAR insiders delves into that and much more.
Drivers are excited about a new aerodynamic package that could making passing easier in Michigan this weekend. That's good news after last year's race was a dog.
Kurt Busch was only lacking one thing to put him atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings. He crossed that first victory off his "to-do" list Monday at Pocono.
Matthew Willis provides his best early value picks, including Kevin Harvick, for daily fantasy NASCAR this week at Michigan.
Kurt Busch is one of the better drivers in NASCAR who can do what he needs to when he's told what will work. He saved fuel and drove to yet another victory Monday at Pocono.
NASCAR suspended Chad Johnston, Kyle Larson's crew chief, for one race and fined him $20,000 for having a missing lug nut after Pocono race.
Kurt Busch won the Sprint Cup race Monday at Pocono Raceway after stretching his fuel to the checkered flag.
What has Furniture Row Racing found? What led to Martin Truex Jr.'s dominance at Charlotte last week? Ricky Craven figures it's just a great driver finally hitting his stride in the Sprint Cup.
As the Sprint Cup Series hits the second half of the regular season, Bob Pockrass has a look at what has been good, sometimes very good, the bad and the ugly.
Is Martin Truex Jr. really among the championship favorites? Our gang of NASCAR insiders delves into that and much more.
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Carl Edwards is on the pole for the 110-lap Sprint Cup race on the 1.99-mile Sonoma Raceway road course. The last driver at Sonoma to win from the pole was Jeff Gordon in 2004. Gordon won three times from the pole at Sonoma. Edwards previews the race:
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NASCAR typically affixes atop the grandstands or the scoring tower the cameras that are part of the pit road officiating system. There is a problem, though, at Sonoma Raceway. There are no grandstands across from pit road. So NASCAR has to use portable lifts to hang and position its officiating cameras for the race today.