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  • NASCAR's Brian Vickers blasts critics, defends helping teammates

    NASCAR's Brian Vickers blasts critics, defends helping teammates
    NASCAR's Brian Vickers, one of three Michael Waltrip Racing drivers hit with major penalties this week for attempting to help a teammate qualify for the Chase title playoff, wrote Friday that he has no regrets about what happened. Vickers also blasted...
  • NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup field

    NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup field
    NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday, the latest unprecedented twist to this year's playoff after questionable actions by some of Gordon's rivals at the prior race. It was the second time in five days that the sanctioning...
  • Bowyer ready to move forward and focus on Chase

    Bowyer ready to move forward and focus on Chase
    Clint Bowyer is putting the controversy surrounding his spin at Richmond behind him and turning his focus toward the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.     Bowyer said Thursday he's got nothing left to discuss about the penalties...
  • Joe Gibbs, Kurt Busch among intriguing stories in expanded Chase

    Joe Gibbs remains the only coach to win Super Bowls with three different quarterbacks. Almost as remarkable, none of the three — Joe Theismann, Doug Williams and Mark Rypien — has a Canton zip code. More than two decades removed from his...
  • NAPA leaving Waltrip after Richmond scandal

    NAPA leaving Waltrip after Richmond scandal
    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...
  • Waltrip tries to keep Truex after Richmond scandal

    Waltrip tries to keep Truex after Richmond scandal
    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...
  • Ryan Newman wins pole for NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire

    Ryan Newman wins pole for NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire
    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....
  • Newman wins pole at New Hampshire; Bowyer starts 16th

    Newman wins pole at New Hampshire; Bowyer starts 16th
    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...
  • Bowyer's sponsor 5-Hour Energy undecided on sticking with MWR

    Bowyer's sponsor 5-Hour Energy undecided on sticking with MWR
    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"...
  • 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....