NASCAR

3:48 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Ryan Blaney‘s future is secure with Team Penske and his present looks pretty good, too. The NASCAR points leader is off to the best start of his career and was rewarded Friday when Team Penske announced it had agreed to a multiyear extension with the 26-year-old driver.
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4:20 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Smoke is hoping to kiss the bricks one more time. NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart announced plans Wednesday to drive in the Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 4. The three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and 2020 Hall of Fame inductee will headline the
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1:37 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR will hit the road for its first race in 2021, part of a schedule shake-up that starts at Daytona International Speedway. The track announced several changes to the start of the annual racing season Wednesday. They include running the exhibition Busch Clash on the 3.56-mile road course that winds
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7:26 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Before Alex Bowman started looking for tattoo shops somewhere between Los Angeles and Phoenix, he celebrated a win that suggested even more permanent success ahead for the hard-working driver and his resurgent team. Bowman raced to his second career NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday, holding off Kyle
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8:22 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Harrison Burton held off Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota teammate Riley Herbst for his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday. Burton, 19, is the son of NASCAR veteran Jeff Burton, and he finished strong with an impressive final restart. When Las Vegas winner Chase Briscoe spun on
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5:39 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — So many of Jimmie Johnson‘s best racing memories occurred on this weathered California asphalt about 100 miles north of his hometown. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion is hoping to add one more incredible memory in his final start at Fontana. Johnson is the king of Auto
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4:21 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Clint Bowyer has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana, holding off six-time race champion Jimmie Johnson on Saturday. Bowyer turned a lap in 40.086 seconds in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to claim just his fourth pole position in 508 career Cup races.
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5:29 PM ET Associated Press FONTANA, Calif. — Kyle Busch has become the most wanted man in two NASCAR racing series, and he’s ready to rise to the challenge. Everybody in the Cup Series was already chasing Busch, both the defending series champion and the defending winner of the annual early-season race at Auto Club
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10:03 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Chase Briscoe won the rain-delayed Xfinity Series race Sunday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. NASCAR was able to complete 50 of the 200 laps Saturday before rain washed out the event and pushed its conclusion to after the Cup race Sunday, won by Joey Logano an
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7:09 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The adjustments to a major offseason overhaul at Team Penske continued Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where miscommunication between Joey Logano and his new crew chief led to a botched final pit stop. Logano still wound up in victory lane for the second year in a
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1:25 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Ryan Newman says he suffered a head injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details, and there’s no timetable for his return to NASCAR racing. “I was fortunate to avoid any internal organ damage or broken bones. I
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12:03 AM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been postponed until after the completion of Sunday’s main event. Rain halted the race Saturday after 50 of the scheduled 200 laps. The finish is set to resume an hour after the NASCAR Cup Series race
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5:45 PM ET ESPN News Services LAS VEGAS — Some levity returned to NASCAR on a rainy Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. As drivers idled inside waiting for the eventual cancellation of qualifying for Sunday’s race, Kevin Harvick went on Twitter to defend reigning Cup Series champion Kyle Busch‘s participation in the Truck Series.
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2:03 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night’s airborne accident that was
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