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NASCAR suspends Hendrick executives
Jack Roush looking to the future
Keselowski has big goals for Roush
Keselowski's Roush move confirmed
Logano overcomes two-lap penalty

NASCAR issued a series of penalties – including two suspensions – to Hendrick Motorsports on Thursday for a violation of its sealed engine policy.

There is no secret Brad Keselowski’s addition to Roush Fenway Racing next season is part of the organization’s “succession plan” but that doesn’t mean team co-owner Jack Roush is stepping aside.

Brad Keselowski’s move next season at Roush Fenway Racing was made official on Tuesday but he’s likely the first of many.

Keselowski confirmed as new driver/co-owner at Roush Fenway
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As Motorsport.com first reported, Brad Keselowski will join Roush Fenway Racing in 2022 as both a driver and co-owner.

Joey Logano: Throttle issue was 'A straight kick to the gut' New Hampshire
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As it turned out, Joey Logano believed he had one of the best cars of the season in Sunday’s race at New Hampshire. He just was never in position to capitalize on it.

NASCAR signs off Next Gen car, chassis released to teams this week

Following the results of a review of crash test data by an independent panel of experts, NASCAR will be releasing Next Gen car chassis and car parts to Cup teams this week.

Christopher Bell on NASCAR shortening N.H. race: "It stings"

Christopher Bell got better the longer Sunday’s race at New Hampshire went on, but it never went the scheduled distance.

Almirola scores upset win in chaotic New Hampshire race New Hampshire
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Almirola scores upset win in chaotic New Hampshire race

It may have been difficult see, but Aric Almirola upset the field Sunday at New Hampshire and won his way into the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.

Kyle Busch: Sunday's NASCAR Cup race 'never should've gone green'

Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire came to a crashing halt when wet track conditions triggered a multi-car wreck on Lap 6 and brought out a red flag.

Chase Elliott wins SRX finale as Stewart claims series title

Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott held off three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart to take the victory in the Camping World SRX Series season finale Saturday night at the Nashville (Tenn.) Fairgrounds Speedway.

Penske: Keselowski 'wanted to have ownership' in NASCAR Cup series

While doing his best to avoid naming the new organization, Roger Penske detailed the path Brad Keselowski has paved toward team ownership next season in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Harrison Burton steps up to Cup: "I’ve worked for this my whole life"
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Harrison Burton steps up to Cup: "I’ve worked for this my whole life"

Harrison Burton will step up to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022, driving the famed No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford.

Keselowski: Penske split a “difficult decision”, news on future “soon”

Former NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski has explained that his exit from Team Penske is to “embrace a new opportunity and challenge” but has yet to reveal what that is.

Penske confirms Keselowski NASCAR Cup exit, Cindric to drive No. 2 in 2022

Team Penske has confirmed that its former NASCAR Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski will depart from its lineup at the end of the season and be replaced by Austin Cindric, the defending NASCAR Xfinity Series champion in 2022.

Hendrick Motorsports extends Larson contract through 2023
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Hendrick Motorsports extends Larson contract through 2023

Kyle Larson will remain with Hendrick Motorsports for the foreseeable future in a new contract extension revealed Wednesday.

Frustrated NASCAR drivers speak out over 'disconnect'

Since the announcement of Atlanta Motor Speedway's upcoming reconfiguration, several drivers have spoken out about the move and the fact that most were not consulted beforehand.

Kurt Busch 'not leaving anything on the table' in 2021

If one thing has defined Kurt Busch’s career in the NASCAR Cup Series, it’s that he’s always found a way.

Kyle Busch on Atlanta: "It was ours to lose and we lost it" Atlanta II
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Kyle Busch on Atlanta: "It was ours to lose and we lost it"

Kurt Busch’s victory over younger brother Kyle Sunday at Atlanta came with an assist from Ross Chastain and Kyle appeared none-too-happy with it.

Kurt Busch outduels brother Kyle in dramatic Atlanta Cup win Atlanta II
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Kurt Busch outduels brother Kyle in dramatic Atlanta Cup win

It was a Busch brothers duel for the ages Sunday at Atlanta, with older brother Kurt getting the best of Kyle for his first win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season.

Sunday's Atlanta Cup race briefly halted for track repairs

Atlanta Motor Speedway announced earlier this week plans to repave and reconfigure its track in the offseason but it was apparently needed much sooner.

IndyCar veteran Marco Andretti wins SRX race at Slinger

IndyCar Series veteran Marco Andretti won the Camping World SRX Series event Saturday night at Slinger (Wisconsin) Speedway to take his first victory in a stock car.

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview Prime

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview

The death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500 shocked NASCAR to the core. At the Daytona 24 Hours, two weeks before his fatal accident, ‘The Intimidator’ shared his expectations of challenging for an eighth Cup title with JONATHAN INGRAM, in an article first published in the 15 February 2001 issue of Autosport magazine. Little did we know then what tragedy would unfold…

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The lasting NASCAR legacy after Dale Earnhardt’s death

On February 18, 2001, seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Dale Earnhardt – the fearless ‘Intimidator’ – was in his element at Daytona International Speedway. While his own DEI team’s cars ran 1-2 towards the finish line, his famed #3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo was playing rear gunner to block any late runs from the chasing pack. As the cars tore through Turns 3 and 4 on that fateful final lap, Earnhardt maintained the strongarm tactics that encapsulated his persona… but his actions in those moments sadly proved to be his last.

Inspired by Pitbull, the “revolution” sweeping through NASCAR Prime

Inspired by Pitbull, the “revolution” sweeping through NASCAR

The NASCAR Cup Series is changing. Whether it be the gradual morphing out the seasoned drivers of yesterday as the next generation step up, a radical calendar shake-up featuring more road courses than ever before and the prospect of an all-new car on the horizon, stock car racing’s highest level is nearing the end of a huge facelift.

The NASCAR storylines to watch out for in 2021 Prime

The NASCAR storylines to watch out for in 2021

This weekend's Daytona 500 kickstarts a NASCAR Cup season that promises plenty of intrigue courtesy of new owners and a refreshed calendar. Here's what you need to know ahead of the new season…