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Reigning SRX Series champion Tony Stewart earned his first victory of the season Saturday night at South Boston (Va.) Speedway.
A timely rain shower canceled the final round of NASCAR Cup Series qualifying on Saturday at Nashville and Denny Hamlin was the beneficiary.
There is little coincidence NASCAR’s rise in popularity in the 1980s and 90s came at the same time Bruton Smith was rattling off some of his biggest accomplishments.
As a Daytona 500 winner and long-time follower of Formula 1, Team Penske NASCAR Cup driver Austin Cindric is well qualified to judge the differences between the two series.
After much speculation, Martin Truex Jr. will not yet be ending his NASCAR Cup Series career.
Bubba Wallace led the way in Friday’s lone NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has signed a new deal that will see him return to JTG Daugherty Racing in 2023.
There’s been a fairly strong consensus so far this season that the Next Gen car has produced some exceptional racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. But what do the statistics say?
Fresh off a stock car win last weekend in the SRX Series, IndyCar Series star Helio Castroneves has plans in the works to make his NASCAR debut as well.
NASCAR returns from a rare off-weekend for Round 17 of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season at Nashville Superspeedway.
Chase Briscoe may not yet feel like a championship contender in the NASCAR Cup Series but his performance of late has shown vast improvement.
As NBC kicks off broadcasting its half of the NASCAR season this weekend at Nashville, its top analysts believe the best may yet to come from the Next Gen car in the Cup Series.
Clint Bowyer was involved in a fatal accident that resulted in the death of a 47-year-old woman.
After years of struggling to get a foothold in NASCAR Cup's rank and file, Daniel Suarez threw his lot in with the brand new Trackhouse team last season. As the team builds in force, Suarez has been repaid for his faith with his long-awaited first Cup win. Here's how he rose from "rock bottom" - and what his win means long-term.
Daniel Suarez made history as the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series race when he took the checkered flag last weekend at Sonoma Raceway.
The No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team has been penalized for losing a wheel during Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Trackhouse Racing co-owner Justin Marks never doubted Daniel Suarez would become a NASCAR Cup Series winner because he never doubted Suarez’s desire.
Daniel Suarez has come too far and come too close to realizing his NASCAR dreams that he was not about to give up.
It’d been a rough two weeks for Chris Buescher but a near-victory Sunday at Sonoma nearly made up for all of it.
After having come close many times, Daniel Suarez finally has his first career win in the NASCAR Cup Series.
The 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season continues to produce surprising race winners.
Kyle Larson will pick up Sunday at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway where he left off last season – out front.
Hendrick Motorsports teammates Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott topped the lone NASCAR Cup Series practice at Sonoma.
Touting new venues, the Next Gen car and the success of new teams in the Cup Series, NASCAR President Steve Phelps says the sport will continue to do “the unexpected.”
NASCAR is back road course racing this weekend with Round 16 of the 2022 season at Sonoma Raceway.
NASCAR appears to be leaning toward allowing driver Ross Chastain and those angry with him following his actions in Sunday’s race at Gateway to “sort it out” themselves.
Joey Logano has won two of the last four NASCAR Cup Series races but he and his team still aren’t sure just how good they are this season.
The circumstances didn’t prove ideal for Kyle Busch to win Sunday’s inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Gateway but there was a bigger picture to appreciate.
Sunday’s inaugural NASCAR Cup race at Gateway started incident-free but when the action heated up, Ross Chastain found himself the focus of much of it.
Joey Logano emerged victorious in a back-and-forth battle with Kyle Busch in overtime to win the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
Chase Briscoe, who earned his first career NASCAR Cup Series win earlier this season, has now added his first career pole.
Kevin Harvick says it’s very difficult guessing how the Next Gen car will perform on different tracks but is adamant the NASCAR Cup Series should not be running the IMS Road Course.
Joey Logano and his Penske teammates led the way in Friday’s NASCAR Cup Series practice at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
WWT Raceway will host the NASCAR Cup Series at Gateway for the very first time this weekend.
Full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver Chris Buescher will miss this weekend's race at WWT Raceway after testing positive for COVID-19.
The NASCAR Cup Series will make its first visit to World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway on Sunday, the only new track on the 2022 schedule.
Denny Hamlin’s roller coaster 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season hit another peak with his Coke 600 victory and he may finally have found the consistency that has eluded him.
While the 2023 schedule has yet to be released, NASCAR confirmed Phoenix Raceway will continue to host NASCAR Championship Weekend next season.
Chase Briscoe isn’t afraid to make a daring late-race move for the win but for the second time this season he came up short.
As a testament to Kyle Larson’s ability, he had a legitimate chance to win a marathon Coca-Cola 600 Sunday night that earlier in the race he described as “the worst race in my life.”
Denny Hamlin survived a chaotic, five hour-plus race that went to two overtimes and won Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The 2022 Coca-Cola 600 was red-flagged after one car went rolling multiple times across the infield turf.
Several cars were collected in a restart crash just shy of halfway in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin led a Toyota sweep of the first two rows, winning the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin leads a Toyota 1-2-3-4 in Coca-Cola 600 qualifying.
Kyle Larson ended up fastest in Saturday’s lone practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway before the Coca-Cola 600, but it won’t do him much good.
It's time for a NASCAR crown jewel with the sport's longest race -- 600 miles at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
When Kimi Raikkonen left Formula 1 for good, many expected it to be the end of his racing career. But the Finn never ruled out new adventures and with his interest piqued by NASCAR, here’s why he couldn’t turn down the opportunity presented by Trackhouse Racing
Shell/Pennzoil has extended its relationship with Team Penske in NASCAR and greatly expanded its involvement in the NTT IndyCar Series.
Kimi Raikkonen will make his first racing appearance since retiring from Formula 1 when he enters a NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen in August.
The Project 91 initiative announced on Tuesday by NASCAR Cup squad Trackhouse Racing aims to attract top international stars to stock cars. Motorsport.com picks some drivers it should target.