Martin Truex Jr. looked like he could have won on Sunday, but of course, he didn't. But he does get a nice consolation prize, staying atop Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings for another week.
The Chase continues as NASCAR heads to Dover, and Matt Willis provides the five drivers he's planning to build around in daily fantasy contests for this week's race.
Martin Truex Jr. could have used the bumper to get by Matt Kenseth at New Hampshire. He decided to finish clean. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
Kevin Harvick was mad about a lot of things this week, but his son, Keelan, helped put things in perspective. Harvick left New Hampshire a happy man after a pivotal victory, Bob Pockrass writes.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. continues to put himself in situations to help him rehabilitate from a concussion that will keep him out of a race car for at least the remainder of the 2016 season.
Kevin Harvick won Sunday at New Hampshire to earn a spot in the second round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, pulling away on a restart a year after a late loss at the track.
A spectator claiming to be injured by debris from the Austin Dillon wreck in July 2015 at Daytona International Speedway has dropped his lawsuit against the track and NASCAR.
Kevin Harvick needed to dig out of a hole after a lackluster start to the Chase in Chicagoland, and he got it with an excellent restart after the race's final caution, beating Matt Kenseth to the checkered flag.
Kevin Harvick advances to second round of the Chase with New Hampshire win.
Were the thousandths of an inch out of spec on the cars of Jimmie Johnson and Martin Truex Jr. a competitive advantage at Chicagoland? It doesn't matter now, Bob Pockrass writes.
In an attempt to prevent teams from cheating and limit postrace talk to what happens on the track, NASCAR issued a stern warning to its drivers and crew chiefs at their prerace meeting Sunday.
Elliott Sadler held off Daniel Suarez by 0.246 seconds to win the inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series Chase race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
Matthew Willis provides the best strategies and value plays in DFS for Sunday's New Hampshire race.
Israeli driver Alon Day teams up with Mexican-owned Contreras Motorsports for the race on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Brad Keselowski has ideas and opinions, and he's not afraid to share them. Wouldn't he be better off just concentrating on racing? Well, then he wouldn't be Brad Keselowski, Bob Pockrass writes.
Who had the most surprising performance at Chicagoland? What about the new postrace inspection rules? Our experts weigh in on that and more.
Ricky Craven says New Hampshire is one of the most demanding tracks in NASCAR for drivers and teams. His Bottom Line? Martin Truex Jr. is holding the right cards to go back-to-back.
To the victor go the Power Rankings spoils ... at least for a week. As the holder of the only Chase victory of the season, Martin Truex Jr. gets the early nod. The issue going forward: He hasn't been quite as consistent week-to-week as the guys right behind him.
"If you win a championship here, it still says, 'NASCAR Champion.' It doesn't matter that it's an Xfinity Series," said Justin Allgaier. He's one of several former Cup drivers going for a title.
NASCAR drivers have a connection to the unrest in Charlotte even though most aren't originally from the area.
William Byron dominated for his sixth win of the season, capturing the inaugural Chase race in the Trucks Series.
NASCAR has decided to increase the tolerances for postrace measurements.
Kevin Harvick didn't have a lot of luck Sunday at Chicagoland, and now he has work to do the next two weeks to dig out of a hole. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to a unique, short track at New Hampshire this weekend. Matt Willis provides the drives to build around in daily fantasy contests.
Martin Truex Jr. took the early lead in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with a victory Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson failed postrace measurements following the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
The former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been charged with stealing from a military charity she led.
A man who claims his attempts to help NASCAR become more racially diverse were rebuffed has filed a $500 million lawsuit against NASCAR and its race teams, accusing them of racial discrimination.
Martin Truex Jr. is starting to win even when maybe he shouldn't. That's a special feeling, and one Truex is embracing wholeheartedly as he starts the Chase with a victory, writes Bob Pockrass.
Martin Truex Jr. had the best car early in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway and he ran away with the victory on a green-white-checkered finish to end it.
When talented NASCAR racers played against the Evil Geniuses in NASCAR Heat Evolution and Halo, they found they had more in common than outsiders might suspect.
Ricky Craven believes this is the most balanced Chase we've seen. He breaks down the first four drivers out, the last four in and everything in between as things get rolling at Chicagoland.
A year after winning his first Sprint Cup title, Kyle Busch is on the pole -- thanks to his regular-season wins -- and feeling confident heading into Sunday's Chase opener, writes Bob Pockrass.
Matthew Willis provides the best strategies and value plays in DFS for Sunday's Chicagoland Speedway race.
If you were in charge of designing a Sprint Cup championship T-shirt, you should start working on designs of Toyota drivers first, Bob Pockrass writes.
This Saturday, five NASCAR drivers will game against EG's best in Halo and NASCAR Heat Evolution in Chicago. Will rubber-and-asphalt NASCAR skills translate to competitive gaming?
Are we going to have a Chase filled with drama like last season, or are things going to stay relatively calm? Calm is not really the goal of the concept to begin with, writes Bob Pockrass.
Kyle Busch's winning truck in Friday night's race failed inspection for being too low in the rear, NASCAR announced Saturday.
Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman reiterated Friday they have put the incident at Richmond behind them and that there is no need to apologize to each other.
The intensity Kevin Harvick showed in winning the Sprint Cup title in 2014 can serve him well. Where does he draw the line on being "the bull?" Bob Pockrass asked him about it.
How will Tony Stewart be remembered? Which drivers for Chevy, Ford and Toyota have the best shot at the title? Our experts weigh in as the Chase looms.
There are 16 drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but which one is going to win it all? Bob Pockrass breaks down the chances for each.
Winning at Daytona is special, and Martinsville is neat. But for hometown boy Denny Hamlin, winning at Richmond has to be the best. He's up to second in Ryan McGee's Sprint Cup Power Rankings.
Joe Gibbs Racing has led the way on 1.5-mile tracks this season, so Matt Willis recommends sticking with the dominant team this week at Chicago.
A week after Kevin Harvick blasted his pit crew, they performed flawlessly at Richmond. Is Harvick happy? Yes, he is. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
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The power of sport: Andy Hoffman, father of Jack Hoffman, the 7-year-old boy battling brain cancer who scored a touchdown in the Nebraska spring game in 2013, started the Team Jack Foundation. He explains the impact of that moment as the foundation has raised $3 million for pediatric brain cancer research. Hoffman was honored Tuesday with the NASCAR Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. Jack just turned 11 this week.