| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series heads back to Sonoma Raceway this weekend and no driver is more eager to return to the California wine country than struggling Martin Truex Jr.
Truex is the defending winner of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the 10-turn, 1.99-...
| May 11, 2014
| 1:26 AM
Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick during the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory by .112 of a second was the first win of the year for the four-time champion...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The FSU Seminoles have conquered the college football world. Now, can they win a NASCAR race?
The Seminoles will be racing with NASCAR driver Brian Vickers, whose No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota will carry a special paint scheme honoring FSU’s 2013...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
RICHMOND — No one is more a poster boy for the new Chase qualifying system than Kevin Harvick. In 22nd place in the standings as the Sprint Cup Series rolls off at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night for the Toyota Owners 400, Harvick...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. broke his right wrist in a race last weekend but will keep racing with a special cast, his team, Michael Waltrip Racing, said Tuesday.
The injury occurred Saturday night when Truex's No. 56 Toyota was involved in a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The cloud of controversy hanging over the start of NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff continues to linger.
Three days after NASCAR slammed Michael Waltrip Racing with massive penalties for allegedly cheating at Saturday's race at Richmond (Va.)...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:51 PM
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says in an upcoming documentary he accepted money his senior year at Tennessee.
"Honestly, I don't know if this will throw us into an NCAA investigation, but my senior year I was getting money on the side,"...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including Brad Keselowski's win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte and Sebastian Vettel's Formula One victory in Japan, five things come to mind:
--The issue of non-Chase drivers winning Chase...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The Associated Press has learned that Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA.
Team owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman on Monday began telling employees of their decision. Those...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2013 season’s final four NASCAR Sprint Cup races.
Sadler replaces Brian Vickers who informed MWR on Oct. 14 that he would...