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Kyle Larson’s first NASCAR Cup Series win of the 2021 season was doubly special for his team owner, Rick Hendrick.
Kyle Larson’s ride to redemption in NASCAR has ended up in Victory Lane.
IndyCar Series driver Santino Ferrucci’s transition to NASCAR this season was never going to be easy but he’s loving every minute of it.
A.J. Allmendinger grabbed the lead on a restart with 12 of 200 laps remaining and cruised to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season.
In the first opportunity he’s had this season, John Hunter Nemechek not only beat his boss, Kyle Busch, but claimed his first NASCAR Truck Series win of the year.
Kevin Harvick is still looking for his first win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, but he’ll be in prime position Sunday at Las Vegas to do so.
Despite missing most of last season due to a suspension, Kyle Larson said he’s been “excited” with his return to NASCAR competition and a little surprised it’s gone as well as it has.
The NASCAR Cup and Truck series races at the reconfigured dirt track at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway will feature heat races to determine their respective starting lineups.
Three former NASCAR Cup Series champions got their first on-track laps Tuesday at the Circuit of the Americas and gave the road course glowing reviews.
Several Cup Series drivers plan to compete in the upcoming Bristol Dirt Nationals to get a preview of the track’s inaugural NASCAR dirt races.
Just three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, William Byron already has a precious reminder of his previous experience working with crew chief Rudy Fugle – victory.
Three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Michael McDowell has shown something just as impressive as his Daytona 500 victory – staying power.
The night time was definitely not the right time for Chris Buescher and his No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing team at Homestead.
William Byron made it three surprise winners in a row to open the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, taking a dominant victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Max Gutiérrez is ready for more “fun,” which could mean back-to-back victories to open the 2021 ARCA East Series season.
For the last two seasons, Chase Briscoe has been one of most consistent performers in the NASCAR Xfinity Series – a perennial contender for race victories.
Spire Motorsports will be without a crew chief and some crew members this weekend at Homestead due to COVID-19 protocols.
Christopher Bell says he has a “love-hate” relationship with road course racing but right now he’s feeling a lot of love.
Fresh off his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory in his first start, Joe Gibbs Racing released the remainder of Ty Gibbs’ 2021 schedule.
Almost any way you look at it, Joey Logano put in a great performance Sunday on the Daytona Road Course. Almost.
Brad Keselowski believes the increase of road course races in the Cup Series presents some challenges this season for NASCAR – including some it may not have anticipated.
Christopher Bell muscled his way around Joey Logano with one lap remaining and held on to claim his first NASCAR Cup Series victory.
Ty Gibbs made a stunning debut in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, holding off the reigning series champion to win on the Daytona Road Course.
In a race dominated by cautions, it was a caution that secured Ben Rhodes’ second consecutive NASCAR Truck Series victory to start the 2021 season.
With less than half-a-lap remaining in last Sunday’s Daytona 500, Team Penske seemed assured to claim victory in the prestigious race, but it never materialized.
NASCAR has made some changes to the backstretch chicane of the Daytona International Speedway Road Course in preparation for all three national series’ races this weekend.
Austin Cindric’s focus remains on his fulltime ride in the NASCAR Xfinity Series but his first taste of action in the Cup Series has whet his appetite for more.
Front Row Motorsports is no stranger to Victory Lane in the NASCAR Cup Series, but winning the Daytona 500? That is uncharted territory
For nearly 14 years Michael McDowell has toiled away in the NASCAR Cup Series looking for that elusive first victory.
The final lap of the Daytona 500 looked like it would unfold as a battle among Ford drivers and it did, but the result was quite unexpected.
The Daytona 500 once again produced an improbable first-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series.
It didn’t take long for a massive wreck to take out several top contenders for Sunday’s Daytona 500.
When Dale Earnhardt died in a last-lap crash in the 2001 Daytona 500, it changed NASCAR forever. Jim Utter remembers what it was like to be there on that most tragic of days.
Austin Cindric kicked off the 2021 Xfinity Series season the way he ended the last one – in Victory Lane.
NASCAR canceled the Xfinity Series’ first qualifying session of the 2021 season due to persistent rain at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.
Brad Keselowski led the way in Saturday’s first NASCAR Cup Series practice session, which greatly cut short by rain.
NASCAR President Steve Phelps said Friday “it was the right time” for the sport to address social justice and racism issues last year and the focus “will continue.”
Austin Dillon used a daring last-lap pass of Bubba Wallace and held on to claim the win in second Daytona 500 qualifying race.
A pit road speeding penalty appeared to derail Austin Cindric’s hopes of making the Daytona 500 but all was not lost.
Aric Almirola held off a fast-approaching Christopher Bell to win Thursday night’s first 150-mile Daytona 500 qualifying race.
Eight teams came to Daytona International Speedway this week to fight it out over four starting spots in the in the Daytona 500.
Alex Bowman rocketed to the Daytona 500 pole as Hendrick Motorsports swept the front row.
As expected, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday that it had signed NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. to a contract extension.
Joe Graf Jr.’s NASCAR career is getting an assist from a fellow aspiring professional athlete.
Ryan Blaney wasn’t necessarily upset he got wrecked by his friend Chase Elliott while racing for the win but what really bothered him was that neither of them got the victory.
Chase Elliott turned Ryan Blaney in the frontstretch chicane on the final lap, opening the door for Kyle Busch to steal the win in the 2021 Busch Clash.
Chase Elliott has no plans to defend his 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship. He does, however, have every intention of trying to win another one this season.
Max Gutierrez didn’t have to wait long to earn his first racing victory in the United States.
Kevin Harvick has been a vocal proponent of NASCAR changing up its schedule and by doing so this season he believes finding success in the sport will require versatile drivers.
Ford Motorsports global director Mark Rushbrook is excited about the evolution of NASCAR’s Next Gen race car and its ability to add a hybrid component in the future.
One of the up-and-coming drivers in NASCAR’s Mexico series is moving fulltime to ARCA competition this season.
Accomplished USAC winner Toni Breidinger will continue her transition to stock car racing, joining Young’s Motorsports to compete in ARCA and Truck series events this season.
With everything Bubba Wallace has been involved with off the track the past year, it might be surprising to learn he still believes his biggest challenges remain on it.
The NASCAR Pinty’s Series will return to a full schedule of events in 2021 and crown a series champion.
ThorSport Racing announced its 2021 NASCAR Truck Series lineup on Thursday and it includes a part-time role for one of last season’s Championship 4 drivers.
23XI Racing, the team co-owned by NASCAR star Denny Hamlin and NBA legend Michael Jordan, will get an early start to its debut season.
One year ago, Ryan Newman was seconds away from winning the Daytona 500 before being caught up in a last-lap wreck.