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Kurt Busch says team has 'found some things' in wind tunnel

Kurt Busch is 16th in the points standings despite winning the Daytona 500. (Getty) Kurt Busch’s 2017 got off to a raucous start with a last-lap pass for the win in the Daytona 500. The races after that weren’t nearly as good. AfterShow More Summary

Kyle Busch's crew chief, tire carrier and tire changer get 4-race suspensions

NASCAR isn’t taking intent into consideration when it comes to penalizing Kyle Busch’s team for a wheel falling off at Dover on Sunday. The sanctioning body announced Wednesday that Busch’s crew chief Adam Stevens, tire carrier Kenneth Barber and tire changer Jacob Seminara had been suspended four races. Show More Summary

Darrell Wallace Jr. keeping expectations realistic for substitute stint in No. 43

Wendell Scott is the only black driver to win a race in NASCAR’s Cup Series. Sunday, Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first black driver to compete in a Cup race since Bill Lester drove in two races in 2006. While Wallace, who has...Show More Summary

Power Rankings: Truex stays at the top as Johnson moves up

DOVER, DE – JUNE 04: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota, races during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on June 4, 2017 in Dover, Delaware. Show More Summary

Halfway home: What the 2017 NASCAR playoff field could look like in September

Martin Truex Jr. (L) is going to be in the playoffs. Kyle Busch is likely to join him. (Getty) Sunday’s race at Dover was the 13th of 26 regular season races in the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series. With the regular season halfway done, we figured...Show More Summary

Darrell Wallace will drive No. 43 for injured Aric Almirola

Darrell Wallace will make his Cup Series debut at Pocono on Sunday. Richard Petty Motorsports has tabbed Wallace as the interim driver of the No. 43 car until Aric Almirola returns from his back injury. Almirola suffered a fractured vertebra in a crash at Kansas Speedway on May 13. Show More Summary

Day after getting 83rd win, Jimmie Johnson tweets he got skin cancer removed

Jimmie Johnson beat Kyle Larson on Sunday. (Getty) Jimmie Johnson’s Monday morning after tying Cale Yarborough with 83 Cup Series wins was spent with a doctor. Johnson tweeted that he was getting skin cancer cells removed from his shoulder. Show More Summary

Man climbs to top of catchfence during NASCAR race at Dover (Video)

Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s race at Dover. A fan climbed the catchfence outside turn 4 during Sunday’s Cup Series race at Dover won by Jimmie Johnson. The fan was not mentioned at all by Fox’s broadcast, but pictures from fans in the stands quickly surfaced on Twitter. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson gets 83rd career win ahead of massive crash at Dover

Your browser does not support iframes. Jimmie Johnson is now tied with Cale Yarborough. Johnson sprinted ahead of Kyle Larson on a restart with two laps to go and was ahead on the backstretch past the overtime line as a huge crash started behind the leaders. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch to start first at Dover ahead of three other Toyotas

Kyle Busch led a Toyota domination of qualifying for Sunday’s race at Dover. The six Toyotas of Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing all qualified in the top 10 and took the top four spots. Following Busch were Martin Truex Jr., Daniel Suarez and Matt Kenseth. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson: 'Something to try' with using traction compound at tracks

Jimmie Johnson doesn’t see the downside of NASCAR adding a traction compound to the corners at certain tracks to help produce better racing. NASCAR and Dover — the site of Sunday’s race — debated on putting the VHT substance in the corners of the concrete oval. Show More Summary

Once again, Regan Smith is driving the No. 43 in place of Aric Almirola

Regan Smith is driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 car for the third-straight week. The team said Wednesday that Smith will drive in Sunday’s race at Dover. He’s served as the substitute driver for Aric Almirola since Almirola fractured a vertebra in a crash at Kansas Speedway on May 13. Show More Summary

Great Clips leaving Kasey Kahne at end of year, creating big sponsor gap for No. 5 car

24 races that Kasey Kahne had sponsorship for in 2017 are open for 2018. (Getty) Kasey Kahne is going to need a lot of sponsorship in 2018. Great Clips is ending its contract with Kahne and his No. 5 car at the end of 2017. The contract...Show More Summary

NASCAR Power Rankings: Martin Truex Jr. takes over at No. 1

Welcome to Power Rankings. As always, Power Rankings are far from a scientific formula. In fact, it’s the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. Direct all your complaints to us at and we’ll try to have some fun. Show More Summary

Kyle Busch didn't want to talk much in his post-600 press conference

Kyle Busch’s attitude changed from pit road to the media center after Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. Busch, who finished second, gave an interview to Fox on pit road after the race won by Austin Dillon. As is customary, Busch went to the media center, where his mood had visibly soured. Show More Summary

Quick takeaways from Charlotte: Through 12 races, Joe Gibbs Racing is winless

Kyle Busch (18) has five top fives in 12 races. (Getty) Consider our Takeaways feature to be the home of our random and sometimes intelligent musings. Sometimes the post may have a theme. Sometimes it may just be a mess of unrelated thoughts. Show More Summary

Austin Dillon stretches fuel, wins Coca-Cola 600

Austin Dillon got the first win of his career Sunday night. (Getty) Dale Earnhardt’s number is back in victory lane for the first time since 2000. Austin Dillon, driving the No. 3 that Earnhardt made famous for Richard Childress Racing,...Show More Summary

Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 ends 21 laps early because of an engine failure

Fernando Alonso’s car came to a stop inside turn 1. (Getty) The unreliability of Honda engines driven by Fernando Alonso in 2017 carried over to the Indianapolis 500. The two-time Formula 1 champion proved why he’s one of the best drivers in the world during Sunday’s 500. Show More Summary

After scary Indianapolis 500 incidents, IndyCar has to stop having open cockpits immediately

Look how close James Davison’s wing was to Oriol Servia’s helmet. There’s no better time than now for the IndyCar Series to find a better way to shield its drivers’ heads. The safety advances IndyCar has made over the last 20 years were on full display during Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 won by Takuma Sato. Show More Summary

Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

(Getty Images) A driver with Formula 1 experience made it to victory lane in the 2017 Indianapolis 500. And it wasn’t Fernando Alonso. Takuma Sato passed three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves with five laps to go to win Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Show More Summary

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