Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to be back on the track on Aug. 31 in the Darlington XFinity race as planned, despite being involved in a plane crash last week.
NASCAR announced Wednesday some important new procedural changes for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season, all designed to strengthen the quality of the race fields and add to the intensity of the racing on track.
If momentum means anything at all in auto racing, then Denny Hamlin may be on his way to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Tyler Reddick’s No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet had the word “BEAST” in big block letters on its hood Friday night. The car was aptly named.
If positive energy and the right mindset alone were enough to land Clint Bowyer in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver would be leading the championship charge.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Denny Hamlin and Kyle Larson played a late game of King of the Mountain in Friday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series time trials at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The 10-seat plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family that caught fire on Thursday "experienced (a) hard landing, bounced, (and) departed runway," the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday in its preliminary incident report.
Top-seeded Brett Moffitt held off determined 17-year-old Chandler Smith after a restart with three laps left and took home the trophy in Thursday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tight racing, hot tempers and amazing finishes typically characterize the annual Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway night race.
It was 1999, and hunting buddies Dale Earnhardt and Terry Labonte, both champions in NASCAR’s foremost series, were planning their annual postseason trip. Then the night Race at Bristol intervened, and the hunting trip never happened.
The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoffs get underway Thursday night with the UNOH 200 presented by Ohio Logistics at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway – the first of seven races that will crown the 2019 series champ.
Ross Chastain showed up for NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Playoff media day sporting a three-year-old firesuit — with a story behind it.
Essentially before he even got a chance to contend, Jimmie Johnson was out of the winning mix at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
Jimmie Johnson never really had a chance to show what he could do at Michigan International Speedway, and the early trouble he experienced in Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 kept the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion squarely on the Playoff bubble.
With 12 laps to go in Sunday Consumers Energy 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, Kevin Harvick received a very welcome message over his radio.
Austin Cindric claimed his second NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in as many weeks - earning an impressive 3.78-second win over Christopher Bell and former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup driver A.J. Allmendinger Saturday afternoon at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
A Michigan native, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion and a man who closely follows the nuances of the sport, Team Penske's Brad Keselowski has long had the Michigan International Speedway winner’s circle on his to-do list.
Given that Joey Logano is a three-time winner at Michigan International Speedway -- not to mention the winner of the June 2019 race at the 2-mile track -- you might think the reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion would be in favor of keeping things status quo.
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- The last qualifier in Friday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series time trials at Michigan International Speedway will be first to the green flag on Sunday afternoon.
Chase Elliott climbed out of his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Sunday afternoon after a hard-earned win on the Watkins Glen International road course and with a huge smile and wave immediately offered an apology for not being able to do a proper victory lap for the adoring and boister…
Nineteenth wasn’t what Jimmie Johnson wanted in his first race with Cliff Daniels as his crew chief, but solid runs in the first two stages of Sunday’s GoBowling at The Glen were enough to lift the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion into a tie for 16th in the series standings, the last spot eligible for the postseason Playoffs.
Chase Elliott spent the days leading up to Sunday's Go Bowling at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race pooh-poohing questions about his first career victory in the series there a year ago. A year from now he'll be hearing similar questions after holding off Martin Truex Jr. to win again at the Watkins Glen International road course.
Opportunity knocked for Austin Cindric after a mechanical failure knocked Kyle Busch out of Saturday's Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International in New York.
After completing 11 laps in opening NASCAR Xfinity Series practice, Cole Custer rocketed down the hill into Turn 1 at Watkins Glen International.
Road course racing has typically been a summer highlight reel for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and with Playoff hopes on the line, Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen should be another exciting chapter.
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES: GO BOWLING AT THE GLEN (90 laps, 220.5 miles around an 11-turn 2.45 mile permanent road course), Watkins Glen International; Watkins Glen, N.Y.
All the upsides of youth - high expectations and hard work - have produced a subplot in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship run that both creates intrigue and promises a bright future.
Cliff Daniels, the race engineer who helped Jimmie Johnson win the 2016 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, has been named as the new crew chief for Johnson’s No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team, the organization announced Monday.
You’d never know from William Byron’s demeanor or his language that the 21-year-old driver of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet had just finished fourth in Sunday’s Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Thanks to a fast No. 11 Toyota, a feel for fuel economy and a first-ever application of traction compound to the asphalt at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin rediscovered the magic at the Tricky Triangle that marked his spectacular debut in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2006.
Pocono Raceway on Saturday announced its NASCAR schedule for the 2020 doubleheader weekend. Next year's schedule will feature a longer weekend and shorter Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, but considerably more racing action at the 2.5-mile triangular track.
Ross Chastain made it look easy Saturday at Pocono Raceway, but the battle for Playoff spots intensified dramatically in the Gander RV 150 at the 2.5-mile triangular track.
Roughly 10 minutes into opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Pocono Raceway, Kyle Larson's No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet broke loose in the Tunnel Turn.
With only six races left to set the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff field, there are plenty of drivers looking for their first wins of the season and one – Daniel Suarez – racing for the first win of his career.
Not too surprisingly, as NASCAR heads into the final contests to set the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff field, the races have been high on drama - both on the track and for the championship implications.
LOUDON, N.H. -- The most critical aspect of Erik Jones' third-place run in Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire motor Speedway was the mistake he thought he had made -- but didn't.
Kevin Harvick's bizarre 2019 season got less bizarre Sunday when the Stewart-Haas Racing driver finally got his first victory. It came when he held off Denny Hamlin over the final 30 laps in winning the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.