No penalties for Martin Truex Jr. team from NASCAR

NASCAR issued its weekly post-race penalty and warning report following last Sunday’s Chase for the Sprint Cup elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway — and the big news was that there was no news involving the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team of driver Martin Truex Jr. Truex had said he did not think it was […]

Joey Logano wins at Talladega to advance in Sprint Cup Chase

On a day that earlier claimed a couple of top Sprint Cup title contenders, Joey Logano emerged victorious in Sunday’s Chase elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano survived a series of late cautions to win, although The Big One — a wreck that often claims half the field at the 2.66-mile track — never really […]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Jimmie Johnson: ‘He ranks right up there with the old man’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Jimmie Johnson: ‘He ranks right up there with the old man’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with Jimmie Johnson possibly running down a seventh NASCAR Premier Series championship that would tie Johnson for the most of all time with Earnhardt’s late father and Richard Petty. In fact, it’s exactly the opposite. Earnhardt revealed on his weekly podcast, The Dale Jr. Download, that he is pulling hard […]

Tony Stewart talks about his racing plans for 2017

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart said Wednesday that he will compete in “40 to 50” races next year, most on dirt and at least some driving for other car owners. Stewart said he gave the 40-50 race schedule to Jimmy Carr, who serves as the crew chief for Stewart’s sprint car program. […]