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  • Martin released from MWR to replace Stewart, Vickers in 55 the rest of the year

    Martin released from MWR to replace Stewart, Vickers in 55 the rest of the year
    Michael Waltrip Racing announced Monday that Brian Vickers will drive the team’s No. 55 Toyota in 12 of the 13 races remaining in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The announcement follows the mutual decision by MWR and Aaron’s Inc. to...
  • Mark Martin is perfect super sub for Tony Stewart

    Mark Martin is perfect super sub for Tony Stewart
    Mark Martin, the Methuselah of NASCAR, is back in business full-time for Stewart-Haas Racing. That's a compliment, my friends. Forget his age. Martin is one of the coolest cats in the NASCAR garage. At 54, Martin has the body of a 30-something...
  • Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR

    Toyota engines ride thin line between success and failure in NASCAR
    When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers. The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
  • All those NASCAR driver-team changes? Here's a scorecard

    All those NASCAR driver-team changes? Here's a scorecard
    Jeff Burton's announcement Wednesday that he won't drive the No. 31 Chevrolet again in 2014 in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series is the latest in a flurry of NASCAR driver-team changes for this season and next year. Haven't kept up with all of them? Here's a...
  • Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano squeeze into pack of Chase qualifiers

    Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano squeeze into pack of Chase qualifiers
    RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR conspiracy theorists certainly will love what transpired at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night. A caution with eight laps to go, caused by Clint Bowyer's spin, helped his Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Martin...
  • Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond

     Bowyer's spin benefits teammate, clouds finish to Chase-setting race at Richmond
    RICHMOND — Two lessons were learned from Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday about the affect of teammates in setting the 12-driver field for the Chase for the championship: One unsettling, mudding the regular-...
  • Clint Bowyer's NASCAR controversy not over as Chase begins

    Clint Bowyer's NASCAR controversy not over as Chase begins
    RICHMOND, Va. — Clint Bowyer is the greatest teammate, the most unselfish dude on Planet Earth. Clint Bowyer is an unethical company suckup, a guy with no moral compass, and a cheat. Mr. Bowyer's this-or-that image problem put NASCAR squarely in...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR Chase controversy, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor-racing action, including the controversial NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond, Va.; new Cup driver Kyle Larson and Formula One's Italian Grand Prix, five things come to mind: 1. The Chase field likely won't be changed...
  • Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams

    Ryan Newman adds to flurry of NASCAR drivers changing teams
    The NASCAR team Richard Childress Racing said Monday it signed Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year in the Sprint Cup Series. Newman currently drives the No. 39 Chevy for Stewart-Haas Racing but was not re-signed by that team for 2014....
  • South Bend's Newman hired by Richard Childress Racing

    South Bend's Newman hired by Richard Childress Racing
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Newman expected to spend Monday celebrating his new job with Richard Childress Racing. Instead, still reeling from the controversial spin by Clint Bowyer that took him out of championship contention, he sounded...
  • UPDATE: NASCAR lowers the boom on Michael Waltrip Racing

    UPDATE: NASCAR lowers the boom on Michael Waltrip Racing
    Martin Truex, Jr is out of the NASCAR playoffs, Ryan Newman is in. NASCAR has penalized all three Michael Waltrip have been docked 50 points and the team fined $300,000, knocking Truex out of the Chase for the Championship and putting Newman in. In...