DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - There was a time early in Kyle Busch's career that his talent could not save his job.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Go ahead, just try and wrestle the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship away from Kevin Harvick.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Joey Logano arrived at Texas with a clear conscience, an easy smile and a new focus after being intentionally wrecked by Matt Kenseth last weekend.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - His appeals rejected, Matt Kenseth defiantly vowed Thursday to race as he always has and accused NASCAR of "unfairly" making an example out of him with a two-race suspension for intentionally wrecking Joey Logano over the weekend at Martinsville.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) - It's been a ho-hum year for Brad Keselowski, who has been overshadowed all season by teammate Joey Logano.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jeff Gordon led a Hendrick Motorsports rout in qualifying Saturday to win the pole for his final race at Talladega Superspeedway.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Carl Edwards threw out the first pitch for the Kansas City Royals last season, and remembers walking back to the dugout afterward when one of the players pulled him aside.
CONCORD, N.C. - Expect the intensity to pick up a tick in the opening race of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs. The event at Charlotte Motor Speedway ended last year with mild-mannered Matt Kenseth jumping Brad Keselowski, who had already drawn the ire of Denny Hamlin.
CHICAGO (AP) - It didn't take Kevin Harvick long to start needling the drivers standing in his way of a second consecutive title.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Then he crashed the next week at Atlanta and this farewell tour of sorts had officially stalled out of the gate.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - It's been nearly two decades since Jeff Gordon won his first Sprint Cup road race. He has one more chance to add to his legacy on the two twisting courses NASCAR visits each year.
Run, NASCAR, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected.