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Bell Bounces Back, Punches Potential Chase Ticket with Gateway Win

2016 hasn’t been the season that Christopher Bell wanted so far, but thanks to a win at Gateway Motorsports Park, the rookie’s ticket to the Chase has been punched. Bell inherited the lead on the final round of cautions and got the better...Show More Summary

Carl Edwards Snags Sonoma Pole

Carl Edwards can now say he’s won a pole at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the No. 19 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series worked his Joe Gibbs Racing car to the top of the leaderboard Saturday, June 25, to score the pole position for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350(k). Show More Summary

Carl Edwards beats AJ Allmendinger for pole at Sonoma

Carl Edwards looks like he's a heavy favorite at Sonoma. Edwards was fast in both practice sessions Friday and put up the fastest lap of Saturday's qualifying session in both the first and second rounds, beating AJ Allmendinger for the pole. Allmendinger, the pole winner last season, provisionally posted the fastest lap of the final round. Show More Summary

No. 95 team's data got hacked this spring and paid ransom to get it back

Circle Sport Leavine Family Racing had a run-in with hackers this spring. The team said its data got hacked in April and it was forced to pay the hackers a ransom to get it back. The team said it houses everything on Dropbox and first...Show More Summary

Jeff Gordon 'flattered' by possible talk show interest

Jeff Gordon certainly isn't ruling out the possibility he could become a talk show host. Gordon has been mentioned as a candidate to succeed Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's co-host on "Live!" Gordon was asked about the possibility on...Show More Summary

Rhodes Leads Opening NCWTS Practice at Gateway

Ben Rhodes led the way early, briefly lost the top spot, then regained it in the final moments to lead opening practice at Gateway Motorsports Park. Rhodes’ 33.152-second lap served as the fastest lap in opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice for Saturday’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200. Show More Summary

Daily NASCAR Fantasy: Drafting Your Sonoma Lineup at the Toyota/Save Mart 350

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Sonoma Raceway June 26 for the Toyota / Save Mart 350. Sonoma is the first of two road-course circuits NASCAR will compete at this season. Sonoma, Calif., is home to one of the most unique race tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson details what outlines could be made to plate racing

Jimmie Johnson revealed Friday what drivers would like to see change at restrictor plate races. The style of racing that happens at Daytona and Talladega was a dominant topic following the Talladega race in May when three cars got airborne. Show More Summary

Kyle Larson, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Fastest In Cup Practices At Sonoma

Friday saw the only two Sprint Cup Series practices of the Sonoma Raceway weekend, featuring Kyle Larson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. as the fastest in the first and second respectively. Larson, whose hometown of Elk Grove, Cal. is roughly two hours away from Sonoma, is riding off a lot of momentum in the past month. Show More Summary

Newgarden Completes Practices, Cleared to Race at Road America

Just two weeks removed from a harrowing incident at Texas Motor Speedway, Josef Newgarden jumped back behind the wheel of his No. 21 Direct Supply/Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet for practice at Road America. Newgarden, who sustained a...Show More Summary

Graham Rahal Paces Friday Practice at Road America

Preparing for a 50-lap grind in Sunday’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America, the Verizon IndyCar Series took to the Wisconsin track for 150 minutes of practice on Friday. The top car at the end of the session? None other than Graham Rahal. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart: driving in Cup 'does not make me happy right now'

Tony Stewart's frustration from the first practice session was evident when he spoke of his retirement plans. The three-time Sprint Cup Series champion is retiring at the end of the season. “Because I’m ready to go run stuff that makes...Show More Summary

Dale Earnhardt's grandson to run tribute scheme at Darlington

The No. 32 GoFas Racing car will look familiar at Darlington in September. The team unveiled its throwback paint scheme for the event and it's a tribute to Dale Earnhardt's Wrangler-sponsored car. Earnhardt had Wrangler sponsorship before his iconic No. Show More Summary

David Starr To Drive For RSS Racing For Remainder Of Season

David Starr, RSS Racing and Massimo Motor Sports announced Thursday that Starr would be in the No. 93 Chevrolet for the rest of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season, beginning with the July 1st race at Daytona. Starr, 48, will be racingShow More Summary

Tech Talk: Trent Owens Discusses Michigan Rules Package, About-Facing for Sonoma

A week off for the Cup series allowed Trent Owens, crew chief of Aric Almirola‘s No. 43 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, to spend a week at the beach and think about anything but racecars. Regardless, he feels like the series rules...Show More Summary

NASCAR 101: Recent Road Ringers Who Actually Made An Impact

It’s been a slow descent for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series from having bona fide, competitive road course ringers entered in its events at Sonoma Raceway and Watkins Glen International, to continuing to buy into the illusion that said...Show More Summary

4 Burning Questions: What Has Kept AJ Allmendinger from Sonoma Victory?

What Can Separate AJ Allmendinger from Delivering the W on Sunday? Road course racing is what AJ Allmendinger knows best. He earned his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win in thrilling fashion two years ago at Watkins Glen International,...Show More Summary

Double Take: No Video Game Cover Jinx for NASCAR Stars

Garrison Hearst. Dorsey Levens. Daunte Culpepper. Michael Vick. Troy Polamalu. No, these aren’t obscure drivers from NASCAR’s past. They’re all football players, one-time superstars of the NFL who were chosen at one point to be the cover athlete of EA Sports’ Madden video game franchise. Show More Summary

Friday Faceoff: Who’s the Best Driver Without a Ride?

NASCAR said after the races at Iowa this weekend that it’s “happy with the status of Iowa” Speedway as a standalone XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series date. But does the track need a Sprint Cup date, and at what track’s expense? Jeff Wolfe, Senior Writer: I don’t know if Iowa necessarily needs a Cup date. Show More Summary

Andrew Palmer Still Hospitalized, Showing Improvement

On Thursday afternoon, the Palmer family released their first official statement on the condition of Andrew Palmer via Palmer’s manager, Mike Perry.  Palmer was injured in a practice crash during the Pirelli World Challenge race weekend at Lime Rock Park with Jorge de la Torre in Connecticut on May 28. Show More Summary

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