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Ranking the Non-Chase Drivers Most Likely to Play Spoiler in Final Races of 2014

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. won this past Sunday at Martinsville, he flexed his muscle as a now-former member of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. In earning his fourth win of the season, Earnhardt proved that non-Chasers are still bound and determined to win races even if they're no longer are able to contend for the 2014 championship. Show More Summary

Why Carl Edwards Will Let It All Hang out in Final 2 Chase Races

As NASCAR’s Chase winds down and only three races remain until the 2014 champion is crowned, the headlines and the conversations are full of names like Jeff Gordon, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano. Each of those drivers is a Chase race winner, and in the case of Gordon and Keselowski, they are former Sprint Cup champions as well. Show More Summary

Daniel Ricciardo Interview: Ready to Take over from Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull

AUSTIN, Texas — While Sebastian Vettel remains unable or unwilling to confirm his future beyond the next three races—his last with Red Bull—Daniel Ricciardo 's is much clearer. In 2015, he will inherit the mantle of Red Bull's No. 1Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas 2014: Complete Preview and Prediction for the AAA 500

NASCAR heads deep into the heart of Texas for round No. 7 of the 2014 Chase—the AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon sits at the head of the eight-place big kid’s table, but by the slimmest of margins—seven points—over a driver...Show More Summary

Assessing Potential Venues for Future Formula 1 Grands Prix in the United States

The Circuit of the Americas is a great venue for Formula One in the United States. Challenging, interesting and seemingly capable of attracting plenty of fans, the sport really seems to have found a new American home. But the country is huge, and by far the world's largest consumer market. Show More Summary

Earnhardt Jr. Can Play Spoiler Again At Texas; Larson Looms

One week after getting bounced from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the checkered flag at Martinsville to become the first non-championship-qualifying driver to win a race in NASCAR’s playoffs this season. The victory marked his first Martinsville triumph in 30 starts, and his first win during the Chase since [...]

Pack Tight At Top Of Chase Standings

A mere seven points separate Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup leader Jeff Gordon and fifth-place Denny Hamlin, with three others – Ryan Newman  (-3), Joey Logano (-4) and Matt Kenseth (-5) – sandwiched in between. The five will attempt to distance themselves from the pack in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. [...]

Edwards Looks To Rediscover Lone Star State Success; Harvick Needs Fort Worth Fortune

Carl Edwards was pretty bummed out after the first Eliminator Round race at Martinsville. The No. 99 Ford driver finished 20th, falling 15 points behind the cutoff in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.  He now finds himself needing to win one of the next two races to qualify for the four-driver Championship [...]

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Texas 2014: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

Three races remain in the Nationwide Series, but the suspense is all but gone in the points chase. Chase Elliott continued to thrive with yet another top-10 result last time out in Charlotte, while his closest competition continued to fall behind. Show More Summary

Déjà 2: Keselowski Must Win At Texas or Phoenix

Less than two weeks ago, Brad Keselowski was the talk of the NASCAR world after he pulled out an improbable victory in a “win or go home” situation at Talladega that propelled him into the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Going into Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. [...]

NASCAR Notes: Gordon’s Drive For Five Is Very Much Alive

BY DAVE GRAYSON For more than a few years now, four time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon has been laying the ground work for that fifth championship ring. It’s a campaign that the Hendrick Motorsports driver has referred to as the “Drive For Five.” Jeff Gordon fans have every reason to be excited. Going [...]

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Chase Prospects Diminish Heading into Texas

Eight NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders rolled out of Martinsville, and only four will arrive in Homestead after the next two races with a chance to race for the championship. The AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton Makes 'Today Show' Appearance in Front of United States GP

The Formula One circuit hits America this weekend, as the United States Grand Prix will take place in Austin, Texas. The event will be televised on network television in America, and drivers' championship leader Lewis Hamilton appeared...Show More Summary

Behind the Scenes with NASCAR Track Engineers

Go behind the scenes as NASCAR tire engineers gather data points, produce quantitative analysis, and work side by side with drivers in an attempt to develop the best possible tires for the track. Read more Motorsports news on

The Biggest NASCAR Storylines Ahead of the Sprint Cup Series at Texas

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday didn’t just break his winless streak at the.526-mile track nestled in the mountains of Virginia. It also marked the first race of the 2014 Chase that was won by someoneShow More Summary

United States GP 2014 Preview: Start Time, TV Times, Weather, Schedule, Odds

Formula One is in turmoil, and a reduced field of just 18 cars will arrive at Austin, Texas for the United States Grand Prix. Marussia joined Caterham this week in administration, meaning both teams will be absent. The spectre of third...Show More Summary

Should Formula 1 Teams Be Paid Equally in Light of Caterham, Marussia Collapse?

The teams remain on life support, but the postmortems have already started. The final two rows on the Formula One grid have been wiped clean over the last week, with the news that first Caterham and then Marussia had entered administration. Bernie...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas 2014: Latest NASCAR Team News, Top Drivers and Predictions

One week into the Eliminator Round and the Chase Grid has already seen a huge shakeup. Coincidentally, the winner of the first race was one that doesn't have a shot at the title, leaving the door wide open for the contenders. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary

NASCAR Truck Series at Texas 2014: Full Schedule, Rankings and Preview

Death, taxes and Darrell Wallace Jr. winning at Martinsville. Those are all three things NASCAR fans have grown accustomed to at this point. In the last three races at the track, Wallace has won twice and finished second back in March. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Marussia Administration, 3-Car Teams, More

As we come toward the end of October, it's difficult to recall a more tumultuous month in recent Formula One history. Marussia became the latest casualty of the ever-increasing cost of competing, following Caterham into administration...Show More Summary

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