GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Michael McDowell gripped the wheel of his kart and hung on the best he could as an elementary-school aged boy bumped him from behind and prepared for the pass.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell was rolling along at Homestead-Miami Speedway when he saw another driver signal for a car to pass.
When McDowell came upon the same driver, he wasn't...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — After years of seeing a handful of drivers — the same guys, really — dominate NASCAR's top level nearly every week, the Cup Series is experiencing a little parity to start...
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR’s postseason landscape has been altered after just two Cup Series races.
With Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell winning at Daytona International Speedway,...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Give him good cars and Christopher Bell will win races. But in his second race? With a new team? That seemed unlikely.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell was rewarded Friday with a sponsorship increase from CarParts.com.
The online parts sales company was already part of...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Corey LaJoie notched a ninth-place finish in the Daytona 500 in his debut race with Spire Motorsports — not a victory, yet still celebrated as a milestone by his new...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael McDowell was best known for years as the guy who barrel-rolled eight times at Texas while trying to qualify for just the second race of his Cup Series career....
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael McDowell stormed through a crash scene to win the Daytona 500, snapping an 0-for-357 streak with a fiery pileup in his rearview...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael McDowell was glued to Brad Keselowski's bumper, watching and waiting for his chance to win the Daytona 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bubba Wallace ran into trouble early and late in his first Daytona 500 driving for Michael Jordan.
He still came out of NASCAR's marquee race with another...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bubba Wallace still doesn't agree with Michael McDowell about what happened on the track, but he's happy his damaged bumper is going to a good cause.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano paced an uneventful final practice before the Daytona 500.
Logano led eight Ford drivers in speed during Saturday's 50-minute session of final...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After Joe Gibbs Racing swept last year’s Daytona 500 with a trio of Toyota drivers, Joey Logano angrily marched to the car of fellow Ford driver Michael McDowell and...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Survival is the most important skill in the Daytona 500.
NASCAR’s season opener is a three-hour, white-knuckle thrill ride in cramped quarters at 200 mph that’s as...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell missed the only Cup practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday because he was taken to the hospital to be treated for a kidney stone.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen International.
Elliott, the defending race winner, was the fastest Saturday in both...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."
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.