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Allmendinger gets first Sprint Cup win at Watkins Glen

AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete.With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday, outdueling Marcos Ambrose in the final two laps at Watkins Glen International. More>>

NASCAR champ Tony Stewart hits, kills driver at NY dirt track Video included

Authorities say NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race in upstate New York. More>>

Excitement builds for Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 30, 2014 - One of the biggest racing events in Wisconsin returns August 7-10 as the newly titled "Continental Tire Road Race Showcase" brings in some of the top racers in the world to tackle America's National Park of Speed.  More>>

Ty Dillon races to first career Nationwide win, Kenseth third

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Ty Dillon pulled away from Kyle Busch down the stretch Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series. More>>

Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish. More>>

Almirola wins rain-shortened NASCAR at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999. More>>

Rain postpones Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Steady rain forced NASCAR to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. More>>

JGR extends Kenseth, Dollar General sponsorship

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- Joe Gibbs Racing has announced a contract extension for driver Matt Kenseth and Dollar General's expanded sponsorship of his No. 20 Toyota Camry. More>>

Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become Kentucky Speedway's first repeat winner. More>>

Rain wreaks havoc on NASCAR race at Bristol

Matt Kenseth has the early lead at Bristol Motor Speedway, where rain is disrupting a Sprint Cup race for the second time this season. More>>

Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. More>>

Earnhardt Jr. wins 2nd Daytona 500 a decade later

Through rain and wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended the only drought that mattered. More>>

Kenseth wins 1st Daytona 500 qualifying race

Matt Kenseth nipped Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne at the finish line to win the first of two Daytona 500 qualifying races. More>>

NASCAR driver Kvapil arrested on assault charge

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Travis Kvapil is free on bond following his arrest on charges of assault and false imprisonment. More>>

Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Kansas Speedway

Matt Kenseth is proving to be unbeatable at Kansas Speedway. More>>

Edwards wins race, Keselowski misses Chase

NASCAR will have a new champion this year as the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will go on without Brad Keselowski. More>>

Kyle Busch wins Atlanta, locks up Chase spot

Kyle Busch locked up his spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with his fourth victory of the year Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway. More>>

Ross Kenseth finishes 6th in ARCA debut at Madison International Speedway

Racing in his ARCA debut, Ross Kenseth finished 6th in the Herr's 200 at the Madison International Speedway on Sunday afternoon. More>>

Madison International Speedway one of final stops for 78-year old driver

James Hylton's been racing stock cars professionally for 61 years, and Madison International Speedway was part of his "farewell tour" More>>

Kenseth holds off Kahne to get 5th win of season

Matt Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne for 12 nerve-racking laps to hang on and win Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. More>>

Logano holds off Harvick for crucial Michigan win

Joey Logano boosted his chances of reaching the Chase for the Sprint Cup, winning for the first time this season in a fuel-mileage race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. More>>

Hoosier Ryan Newman wins Brickyard 400 at Indy

Ryan Newman fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana -- winning at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway. More>>

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race at New Hampshire

Kyle Busch overcame three attempts at a green-white checkered finish to keep his lead and win the Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More>>

Johnson 1st driver to sweep Daytona since 1982

Jimmie Johnson is the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway. More>>

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