Coca-Cola 600 sets (extra) stage for playoff push
Cup drivers, such as pole-sitter Kevin Harvick, can earn extra points during the 400-lap race at Charlotte thanks to NASCAR adding a fourth stage. And those same points could be what gets a team into the playoffs.
Lingering effects of Aric Almirola's violent crash
Looking back at Aric Almirola's wreck, "it's no wonder that his back was hurt" appears to be a common undertone among drivers who are fully aware they could face a similar injury with a crash of that magnitude.
Justin Allgaier, driver of the No. 7, will start on the pole for today's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Christopher Bell, considered one of the top young talents in NASCAR, makes his Xfinity Series debut today for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kyle Larson, the NASCAR Cup series points leader, was fastest in final practice Saturday at Charlotte. Ryan Blaney was second on the speed chart.
The team of Brad Keselowski works on cosmetic damage to his car after he caught the wall in practice Saturday afternoon. The team should be able to fix the car.
Members of the Evil Geniuses Halo team leave the NASCAR Xfinity Series prerace drivers meeting in Charlotte. They will give the command to start engines for the race today.
On Memorial Day weekend, Goodyear adds a message on its NASCAR tires:
Nature's Bakery will sponsor Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer for a total of four races as part of a settlement agreement between the snack company and Stewart-Haas Racing. SHR had sued Nature's Bakery in February after the company dropped its sponsorship of Patrick one year into the three-year deal.
Honoring Hayden, two wheels at a time
Going for a 69-mile bicycle ride is Jimmie Johnson's way of paying tribute to his friend's life and also promoting safety for a sport that's popular within the NASCAR community.
New NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham is at the Indy 500 and still can't believe he got the call from the Hall on Wednesday. "When you start out racing you just want to race. You're just hoping to have a job. You never expect to ever be a part of something like this."
As kids play, Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks to the media about the playground his family and others have helped fund at Rescue Ranch, an animal rescue facility operated by NASCAR drivers Ryan and Krissie Newman. The playground is accessible for all youth, including those with special needs.
Button reveals NASCAR, Le Mans interest
Jenson Button has revealed he would be interested to race in NASCAR, while he also has a desire to compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours in the future.
The Earnhardt Family Playground opened today at Rescue Ranch, an animal rescue facility operated by NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and his wife, Krissie. The playground, which provides another activity for school field trips to see the animals, is specifically designed to be accessible for those with disabilities.
Jimmie Johnson, an avid cyclist, talks about the dangers of cycling and the shared commitment needed from cyclists and motorists toward cycling safety. Johnson led a group of about 75 cyclists in a 69-mile tribute ride today for motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden, who died Monday from injuries suffered in a cycling accident.
Jimmie Johnson talks about what motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden meant to him. The seven-time NASCAR Cup champion helped organize a 69-mile tribute ride to his friend, who died Monday from injuries suffered in a bicycle crash. Several NASCAR drivers participated in the ride Friday, as well as professional cyclists, NASCAR crew members and others in the Charlotte racing community to honor Hayden as well as to promote safety awareness when it comes to bicycles.
A group of about 75 cyclists, including NASCAR drivers Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, Chase Elliott, Jamie McMurray, Matt Kenseth and Daniel Suarez leave on a 69-mile tribute ride to honor Nicky Hayden:
Texas bill would boost bids for NASCAR events
The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes NASCAR's All-Star Race and season-ending championship eligible for the state's Major Events Reimbursement Program.
SC Featured: Clauson's legacy lives on.
Indy 500 driver Bryan Clauson died in August 2016, but his legacy lives on in a 63-year-old Army war veteran. For the full feature, tune in to SportsCenter on Sunday at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN.
Larson to start Charlotte race at back of field
Sprint Cup Series points leader Kyle Larson will be forced to start the Coca-Cola 600 at the back of the field Sunday after he failed to get through prequalifying inspection in time to make a qualifying lap at Charlotte.
Kevin Harvick won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Charlotte. Kyle Busch will start beside him when taking the green flag for the Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR Cup Series points leader Kyle Larson gets out of his car as it passed prequalifying tech too late for him to make a lap. In the first race since 12 drivers didn't get through tech in time, just Larson and Corey LaJoie didn't get through Thursday at Charlotte.
Bryan Clauson's legacy, inspiration lives on through organ donations
Bryan Clauson's death after a race accident in August left the people in his life devastated. But by being an organ donor, Clauson inspired thousands to join the cause. That will be his legacy -- and it's one to be proud of.
Bryan Clauson's death accelerated safety conversation in roots racing
Investigation into Bryan Clauson's death from a racing accident last year has made other racers look into ways to make roots racing safer.
Turn 4: Pressure on Dale Jr. to win now?
Can Dale Earnhardt Jr. make the playoffs on points alone or will it take a trip to Victory Lane to get him in? Who will win the Indy 500, and how will Fernando Alonso do? Is the 2018 Cup schedule a welcome change? Our gang has it.
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