AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Drivers Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell were summoned to the NASCAR hauler after they were involved in a post-qualifying fight before practice Saturday for the Cup Series...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Suarez threw Michael McDowell to the ground and both drivers had to be forcibly restrained Friday after they were eliminated while jockeying for position in the first...
McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo.
Toyota stars Truex, Busch benched for Daytona 500 practice
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The biggest Toyota stars skipped the final practice for the Daytona 500, with former NASCAR champs Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch among the drivers sitting out.
The Latest: Brad Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR playoff opener at Las Vegas (all times local):
Brad Keselowski has earned his third consecutive victory by winning the playoff-opening NASCAR race at Las Vegas, persevering through a wreck-filled afternoon and roaring away from the field in overtime.
Keselowski excelled on the final restart and secured team owner Roger Penske's landmark 500th victory across all competitions.
William Byron leads Daytona 500 practice on opening day
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports rookie William Byron has posted the fastest lap in practice for the Daytona 500.
Byron turned a lap of 210.681 mph in Saturday afternoon's practice at Daytona International Speedway. It was the fastest lap of two sessions.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was second fastest at 201.649 mph. Stenhouse won two plate races last season, at Talladega in the spring and at Daytona in July. Joey Logano was third and followed by Denny Hamlin.
Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne will stay in NASCAR next season and drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro.
He will replace Michael McDowell, who has driven that car since 2014.
Larson snatches another win at Michigan on final restart
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson's ambitious weekend ended in triumph.
Larson slipped between cars on an overtime restart and won Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The victory capped a busy stretch for Larson after team owner Chip Ganassi allowed him to go to Iowa to compete in the Knoxville Nationals on Saturday.
He finished second at that sprint car event before returning to Michigan and earning his fourth career Cup victory.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A few days and a few replay reviews have given Chase Elliott a new perspective on last weekend's crash at Daytona.
Now he believes there's only one driver to fault.
"I'll take the blame," Elliott said Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "I don't have an issue with it."
Tommy Baldwin Racing sells charter to Leavine Family Racing
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Tommy Baldwin Racing has sold its NASCAR Sprint Cup charter to Leavine Family Racing.
Regan Smith drives the No. 7 Chevrolet for TBR. Smith has two top-10 finishes this season and was eighth in the Daytona 500.
Baldwin was noncommittal about remaining in NASCAR in some form. He says there, "have been many teams like ours that have come and gone. I'm proud that we have been able to sustain ourselves from the very beginning."
Michael McDowell wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Michael McDowell pointed his No. 2 Chevy against a concrete barrier at the finish line, burning his tires in a smoky celebration.
Finally, a late lead didn't disappear for McDowell at Road America.
McDowell edged teammate Brendan Gaughan by 0.534 seconds in overtime on an overcast, sometimes misty Saturday afternoon at the sprawling road course for his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.