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Since encumbered win at Richmond, Joey Logano has dropped 6 spots in standings

Joey Logano has a win but it doesn’t count for NASCAR’s playoffs. (Getty) For the purposes of reality, Joey Logano has a race win in 2017. He drove away from teammate Brad Keselowski after a late restart at Richmond and took the checkered flag. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson extends contract with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020

Jimmie Johnson’s contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports is official. The team announced the seven-time champion had signed a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season. Johnson’s current deal was set to expire at the end of 2017. Show More Summary

Daytona 500 live coverage, highlights, results and more

Follow along with our coverage of the 57th running of the Daytona 500.

Part-time Cup driver says he had to park car last two races because of back issues

Cody Ware has failed to finish in each of his three starts in 2017. (Getty) Cody Ware has parked his No. 51 car early in the last two Cup Series races. He said he did that because of back issues. Ware posted about the back problems to his Facebook page because “leaks” were happening he said he decided to say something. Show More Summary

NASCAR Power Rankings: Where would you put Ryan Blaney after his win?

Ryan Blaney got the 99th win for the Wood Brothers. (Getty) 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

Quick takeaways from Pocono: Did stage racing ruin the strategy fun?

Your browser does not support iframes. 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. Make sure...Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray had near-simultaneous brake issues at Pocono

Jamie McMurray’s scorched car in the garage. (Getty) Jimmie Johnson and Jamie McMurray both crashed after having brake problems entering turn 1 within seconds of each other on lap 96 Sunday at Pocono. Johnson was ahead of McMurray and suffered a massive brake failure as he dove into the corner at over 200 MPH. Show More Summary

Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick at Pocono for first career win

(Getty Images) Ryan Blaney avoided Kyle Busch’s persistent blocking and kept Kevin Harvick at bay over the final few laps to win the first Cup race of his career Sunday at Pocono. Busch, the race leader at the time, stayed out on the race’s final caution flag while most everyone else — including Blaney — headed to pit road for fresh tires. Show More Summary

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s race at Pocono ends early when he shifts into wrong gear ... again

Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 38th on Sunday. (Getty) Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s relationship with the shifter in his car isn’t a very good one at the moment. Friday, Earnhardt Jr. blew the engine in his No. 88 car after he accidentally shifted into second gear instead of fourth gear. Show More Summary

Danica Patrick to fans who booed her at Pocono: 'I'm a ------- person '

Danica Patrick is 31st in the points standings. (Getty) Danica Patrick had a discussion with some fans at Pocono who booed her as she was walking back from pit road at Pocono on Friday. A man appeared to walk into a pass-through to get Patrick’s autograph as she walked from pit road to the garage. Show More Summary

NASCAR declares Christopher Bell winner of Texas Truck race in controversial finish

Who won? Christopher Bell (4) or Chase Briscoe? (FS1) Did Chase Briscoe win Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway? Or did NASCAR make the right call in awarding Christopher Bell the victory? The two drivers...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch will start first at Pocono

Kyle Busch started first last week at Dover. (Getty) Kyle Busch scored his second-straight pole award Friday. And he’s hoping Sunday’s race at Pocono goes a little better than last week’s race at Dover. Busch posted the fastest lap of the third round of qualifying Friday afternoon. Show More Summary

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

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