The word "fun" was used a lot when NASCAR announced Monster Energy as the sponsor of its top series. But it's going to take more than fun to make this partnership work, writes Bob Pockrass.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s expected return. A Monster chance to brand the top series. Drivers in, drivers out, and some teams are going to fold. Yes, it will be a big Silly Season, writes Bob Pockrass.
Jimmie Johnson was waiting for friend and awards ceremony host Jay Mohr to run him over with some good gags Friday night, but it didn't happen. What did? Respect ran rampant, writes Bob Pockrass.
There are great athletes, and then there are the transcendent ones. Jimmie Johnson? He isn't just a credit to NASCAR. Like Jordan, Gretzky and Ruth in their sports, Johnson now defines NASCAR.
After fielding two Sprint Cup cars during the 2016 season, HScott Motorsports has suspended operations and will not compete in NASCAR in 2017.
After accepting his 14th straight most popular driver award, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he doesn't foresee any problems as he eyes his return in 2017 after missing the last 18 races of the season.
Mexican Daniel Suarez could end up being great for NASCAR, and NASCAR hopes to use Suarez as a role model for its diversity efforts.
NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy will begin sponsoring its premier series via a multiyear deal that starts in 2017.
Don't let Jimmie Johnson's daddy-duty facade fool you in Las Vegas this week. When he finally gets the chance to gear up the party, that's exactly what he plans to do, writes Bob Pockrass.
Clint Bowyer and HScott Motorsports owner Harry Scott Jr. say they have reached an amicable settlement of the $2.2 million lawsuit that Bowyer filed last week.
If you need any more proof that Danica Patrick is a great athlete, please look no further than this video of her workout on Wednesday with Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon will compete at the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in January. Gordon finished third in the event in 2007.
Roush Fenway Racing will field only two Sprint Cup teams during the 2017 season, but will send driver Chris Buescher to JTG Dougherty Racing on loan.
You would think more endorsements would roll in for Jimmie Johnson after his record-tying seventh Sprint Cup championship. Balancing his work and family is more important, writes Bob Pockrass.
Ty Dillon will replace Casey Mears in Germain Racing's full-time Sprint Cup ride next season with Geico remaining on board as Dillon's sponsor.
From zero laps led by Kasey Kahne and Jamie McMurray to the 2,230 miles led by Martin Truex Jr., Bob Pockrass counts numbers that tell the story of 2016, Including 41. 41? Jimmie Johnson's age.
You don't necessarily have to like Jimmie Johnson tying legends Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for most Cup championships. You should realize he's the best thing going right now.
Crew chief Chad Knaus figures he and Jimmie Johnson have a few good years left in them. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.
The respect Jimmie Johnson didn't receive through winning six titles seemed to finally give way as he picked up his record-tying seventh. His greatness is undeniable, and now, finally, historic.
Greg Biffle has parted ways with Roush Fenway Racing after 14 seasons following a frustrating season in which he finished 23rd in the standings.
Jimmie Johnson won his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday and is already looking forward to breaking the record.
Jimmie Johnson didn't look like a contender for most of Sunday's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. And then there he was, winning the race and his seventh championship.
Kyle Busch and Carl Edwards looked like the drivers to beat for the championship most of the race Sunday at Homestead, and then it all came undone at the end.
Jimmie Johnson won his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for most all time.
Sprint Cup championship contender Carl Edwards wrecked out of the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway with 10 laps to go Sunday.
Tony Stewart finished 22nd in the final race of his NASCAR career.
NASCAR chairman Brian France reaffirms commitment to diversity and says he likes where sport is right now in rare meeting with media.
Jimmie Johnson won his seventh championship Sunday, winning the Ford 400 with a brilliant final restart in overtime.
Jimmie Johnson crowned Sprint Cup champion for seventh time.
Mexican driver Daniel Suarez made history Saturday after winning the final race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway and the 2016 Xfinity series title.
Carl Edwards, Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson would all make worthy champions. But which driver does NASCAR need to see win to really drive the sport?
The 24-year-old driver from Monterrey is one of four drivers who have a shot to win the title in NASCAR's top driver development series.
Elliott Sadler is likely to feel like a winner in Saturday's Xfinity Series race -- whether he wins the championship or not. With his ailing mom, Bell, in attendance, it will be an emotional day.
A midseason drought had team owner Rick Hendrick wondering if it was time to break up Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus.
"Sometime in December, the doctor is going to give him final clearance and then we'll get him in a car," Rick Hendrick said of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who has been out with a concussion since June.
Johnny Sauter's third-place finish in the Truck Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday night allowed him to capture his first NASCAR championship.
Tony Stewart doesn't anticipate doing a Jeff Gordon -- running races in a substitute role -- even if one of his Stewart-Haas Racing drivers needs a replacement.
When Dylan Smith's friend and fellow Drive for Diversity driver Erika Newcome was diagnosed with cancer, he offered more than moral support. Now they're off to Myrtle Beach to continue the fight.
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