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NASCAR promotes Mike Helton and Brent Dewar

Changes coming to sanctioning body.

NASCAR Night of Champions honors seven titlist

Top performers of 2014 celebrated at NASCAR Hall Of Fame

Does NASCAR need a 'Stupidity Provisional?'

Danica Patrick goes to bat for boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse.

Four finalists announced for Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

Winner gets $100,000 for their organization and a Toyota.

Stewart returns in emotionally charged press conference

Tony Stewart talked about the accident’s profound effect on his life.

NASCAR clears Stewart for Chase eligibility

Although Tony Stewart missed three races following the tragic accident and loss of Kevin Ward Jr., he's still eligible to compete for the play-off spot.

Tony Stewart to return to racing at Atlanta with all necessary clearances

Stewart returns to the race track for the first time since the fatal sprint car accident at Canandaigua.

Should NASCAR include a road course race in the Chase?

Road courses present some of the most exciting racing during the NASCAR season, but should they become part of the Chase?

Gordon Kirby: Adrian Newey joins the debate

On F1's future: 'Everybody's converging on cars that look more and more similar.'

Gordon Kirby: Searching for NASCAR's future

There's a great deal at stake with the Race Team Alliance.

RTA tops the themes of Brian France's most recent interview

NASCAR Chairman takes to the SiriusXM NASCAR Radio waves to tackle the sport's hot topics

Helton: We will ‘build NASCAR collectively’

Mike Helton: “We’re going to stay our course.”

It's "business as usual" for NASCAR

President Mike Helton clarifies that there is "no animosity" between NASCAR and the Race Team Alliance

Barney Hall is stepping out of the MRN booth

Sunday's Coke Zero 400 will be final play-by-play for the legendary broadcaster

Should a road course be added to the Chase? It's a mixed bag

Every time the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to a road course, reporters pop the same question—incessantly.

A day with The Chairman

O. Bruton Smith continues to build his empire one business at a time

To fine, or not to fine?

Should penalties be handed out for off track activity?

Darlington is still a magical place for NASCAR racing

There are some concerning rumors involving the future of Darlington Raceway and its place on the NASCAR schedule.

Is the future of Darlington Raceway in doubt?

Could the iconic Darlington Raceway, which has hosted NASCAR events since 1950, be in jeopardy of losing its place on the schedule?

Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson provide electrifying look at NASCAR's future

Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott put on one of the most exciting battles of the Nationwide race at Darlington. The two dueled for a number of laps over 2nd place and made contact before Chase finally prevailed.

Toyota NSCS Martinsville Denny Hamlin quotes

Denny Hamlin: "They looked at it, they dyed it, they put it under a black light -- didn’t see any scratches, didn’t see anything in the eye."

Edwards gives Ford second straight Cup win

Carl Edwards captured the 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of his career with Sunday’s victory.

NASCAR Diversity Awards show sport is racing toward a more diverse future

NASCAR's commitment to diversity efforts is producing tangible results, on and off the race track.

'Great American Rookie Class' readied for 2014 season with multi-faceted seminar

This year's seminar featured some new sessions, with the goal of more fully preparing rookies for the experiences to come.

Joey Logano press conference at Daytona Media Day

Joey Logano: “I think you always see the Number 3 car as Dale Earnhardt."

NASCAR announces sweeping changes to the Chase for the Sprint Cup

The 10-race Chase will be split into four rounds of three races each with four drivers being dropped after each round, setting the stage for a winner-take-all finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Media day at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR President Mike Helton dropped the green flag on the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

Richard Buck named Managing Director

Buck will maintain his current role as IMSA prepares to hold the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona during the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season.

NASCAR fetes Jimmie Johnson as 6-time champion

Johnson's speech was the climax of the evening, but the humor that preceded it often brought the house down.

Day one: NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas officially begins

Jimmie Johnson answers media questions, meets fans during busy day one.

International Motorsports Center in Daytona Beach becomes new IMSA home

Bill France Sr. and John and Peggy Bishop co-founded IMSA and today the new office was unveiled to mark its return home.

In milestone year, NASCAR President Mike Helton says Chase has delivered

Helton said. "I think we could sustain an argument that it's one of the most challenging championships in all of sports."

Change limits subjectivity in enforcement of restart rules

Prior to the start of the Chicagoland race - the first one in the Chase for the Sprint Cup - NASCAR announced the new restart rules.

NASCAR sends strong message to competitors in Chicagoland meeting

More on the fallout from the Richmond race with changes effective immediately, and some to come later.

Gordon the 13th

After the 'spingate', here's a first decision on the 'radiogate': Jeff Gordon has been added to the Chase as the 13th driver.

Helton fields questions on Richmond outcome, penalties to MWR

NASCAR president Mike Helton replies to questions on the penalties handed out to the Michael Waltrip Racing team following the Richmond race. NASCAR vice-president of competition Robin Pemberton was also present.

President-turned-Professor: Helton joins diversity interns for 'lunch and learn'

NASCAR president Mike Helton returned to the classroom - not one but two!

Biffle gives Ford 1,000th NASCAR victory at Michigan International Speedway

Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.

Nominees for NASCAR Hall of Fame’s fifth class announced

Famed engine builder Petty, short track star Phillips among 25 eligible

Pole winner Patrick and Tony Gibson comment on Daytona 500 qualifying

Danica Patrick gives her crew chief all the thanks for giving her the Chevrolet SS in which she became the first female to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole.

Sweeping changes may be coming for drying wet tracks

NASCAR looks for ways of giving the fans what they paid to see, and waiting for a track to dry is not good for the sport.

Four key executives promoted to help position sport for future growth

NASCAR promotes Bennett to Senior Vice President; Cassidy, Stoddard, Brink to vice president

Day 3: Special awards handed out in Las Vegas during Champion's Week

Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt J. and Chevrolet top the news from Las Vegas today.