| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
NAPA Auto Parts is leaving Michael Waltrip Racing after the team's attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR's version of the playoffs.
Truex's primary sponsor was in the first year of a three-year extension announced last...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Michael Waltrip says he is willing to let driver Martin Truex Jr. leave for another team if Michael Waltrip Racing is unable to find sponsorship for the 2014 season.
NAPA Auto Parts will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of MWR at the end of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Ryan Newman on Friday won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Newman topped a contingent of drivers in the Chase for the Cup title playoff who led qualifying at the 1.06-mile oval in Loudon, N.H....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Ryan Newman turned a track record lap of 136.497 mph to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and headline a top 12 loaded with Chase drivers for Sunday's race.
Chase for the Sprint Cup championship drivers filled 10 of the top 12 spots...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The president of 5-Hour Energy says he will "see how the year plays out" before deciding on whether to keep its sponsorship with Michael Waltrip Racing.
Scott Henderson says that he wants to win with integrity. He says "I wonder about integrity"...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A national outdoors retailer calling for responsible gun ownership will sponsor Clint Bowyer's car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup NRA 500 in Texas next week.
Gander Mountain Co. said Wednesday it will sponsor Bowyer's car in the April 13 race. The paint...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
In picking Brian Vickers to substitute for Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing got a driver who can
empathize with what Hamlin is feeling while he waits to return to his car.
Vickers will start a stint of indeterminate length in the No. 11 Toyota...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Kansas native Clint Bowyer will not lose his sponsor over a spin, many thought was questionable, in Richmond. 5-Hour Energy announcing on Facebook Friday morning that it will stay with the No. 15 team next season.
The energy shot sponsor had said last...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway.
But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...