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NASCAR America: Drivers near bottom of Cup standings need to get moving (video)

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Loudon this weekend for the second race of the 10-race playoffs. On Thursday's edition of NASCAR America, analysts Steve Letarte and Brian Vickers are keeping an eye on some of the drivers at or near the bottom of the playoff standings after last weekend's race at Chic

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-22 00:24:07

Wood Brothers playoff run could be worth $1 million to another Cup team

JOLIET, Illinois - Car owner Archie St. Hilaire is nine weeks away from what could be a $1 million payout after winning the equivalent of the NASCAR lottery. When Ryan Blaney won at Pocono in June to make the playoffs, it wasn't just the Wood Brothers who celebrated. Although Matt DiBenedetto finish

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-21 21:50:30

Johnson, Larson stick around in playoff opener while Stenhouse, Newman flounder

Sunday's Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was not a barnburner. Far from it. NASCAR's playoffs opened with a ho-hum affair that saw regular season champion Martin Truex Jr. run away with an easy win and secure his berth in the Round of 12. Behind him, there were little surprises. Dri

MOTORRACINGDIGEST.COM - 2017-09-21 02:37:35

Danica Patrick at a crossroads after sponsorship shakeup may end NASCAR career

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Tony Stewart called Danica Patrick "fearless" on Wednesday, his first comments about her upcoming departure from his race team in a financial move that could end her full-time driving career in NASCAR. Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season. Unless she can secure

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-21 10:03:44

CarMax Hit the Gas Pedal This Quarter With Earnings Up Nearly 17%

CarMax, Inc. (KMX) shares are going vroom, vroom Friday morning, Sept. 22, after the used-car retailer posted earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Earnings per share reached $0.98, rising 16.7% since this time last year and exceeding the analyst prediction of 95 cents. CarMax saw net sales g

STREET.COM - 2017-09-22 13:27:58

From Kasey Kahne to the Xfinity and Trucks playoffs

Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in motorsports as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday for the second race of the playoffs:Turn 1: What do you think of Kasey Kahne going to the Leavine Family Racing car next year? Ricky Craven, ES

ESPN - 2017-09-21 19:00:00

Nascar's Danica Patrick drove the lonely road to a feminist legacy

Her career may be near the finish line, but the trailblazing driver will leave behind a unique legacy as an instrument of male and female fantasy Danica Patrick, the lone female driver in Nascar's top flight, stands on the grid at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina earlier this month. Photograph:

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-21 14:57:46

Tale of the tape shows Hendrick Motorsports slumping in '17

LOUDON, N.H. -- Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall first and Chase Elliott quickly followed the champion's miscalculated route when his car slammed into about the same spot. The Hendrick Motorsports drivers traded their Chevrolets for John Deere golf cart rides to the medical center. Even on routine la

ESPN - 2017-09-22 23:12:00

Brad Keselowski talks to us about the MENCS championship, his family and how to win in NASCAR

Last Thursday, I was fortunate to be invited to New York City to attend the NASCAR Playoffs media luncheon to kick off the Playoffs for their first season with Monster as the presenting sponsor for the top series. As I boarded the train and listened to the latest NASCAR news on the TuneIn app, I set

THECOMEBACK.COM - 2017-09-22 15:00:51

James: NASCAR should let teams play with rules - and tape - more

Among the more interesting moments of the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Chicagoland Speedway was a camera pan. The view, beyond Chase Elliott's left shoulder, showed an extremely guilty looking member of his crew stationed behind the spoiler of his No. 24 Chevrolet. Except n

USA TODAY - 2017-09-21 18:03:38

Throwback Thursday Theater: Newman Victorious Amid Playoff Madness

The pressure that comes with competing for the championship in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs is immense for the drivers that make the cut into the postseason to be one of the few to have a shot at the title and sometimes that pressure can be too much to bear. In the 2005 Sylvania 300

MOTORSPORTSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott crash during NASCAR Cup practice at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. - Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott both were forced to back-up cars after crashing early in the first practice session Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Johnson, the seven-time and defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, lost control of

USA TODAY - 2017-09-22 17:13:44

NASCAR encounters more bumps on road back to relevancy

Chase Elliott entered the Monster Energy Cup Series playoffs essentially an afterthought, not viewed as a legitimate championship contender and someone who likely wouldn't advance past the second round. Then Elliott opened the playoffs with a strong performance Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, leadi

SB NATION - 2017-09-22 20:47:46

JR Motorsports stable of drivers eye title for boss Dale Jr.

One. Two. Three. Four. One-third of the field. That's how many JR Motorsports drivers are in the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoffs - more than any other team. William Byron, Justin Allgaier, Elliott Sadler and Michael Annett are the four horsemen who are galloping their way toward Miami to help br

NASCAR - 2017-09-22 13:47:23

New Hampshire & Kentucky Weekend Preview

Kurt Busch tries to rebound as Playoffs head to New Hampshire Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch got off to a slow start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a 19th-place finish at Chicagoland - the second-lowest showing among postseason drivers. Right now, Busch sits 13th on the Playo

ESPN - 2017-09-21 18:47:59

Austin Dillon talks to us about the NASCAR Playoffs, fantasy football and building his legacy

This week is NASCAR Week at The Comeback where we will post an interview per day as we celebrate the start of the NASCAR Playoffs. Click to read our interviews with Kevin Harvick, Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch. On Friday, we will have an interview with Brad Keselowski. Austin Dillon grew up in a NASCAR

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-21 15:00:03

Racing Roundup: Canadians rule world of motorsport; Hamilton criticizes Mercedes; Truex unbeatable in NASCAR

As far as native sons are concerned, this had to have been one of the greatest weekends in the history of Canadian motorsport. You want winners? We got winners. 1. Scott Maxwell of Toronto and his American partner Billy Johnson captured the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship by w

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-21 11:36:59

New Hampshire to host September spectacular next year

LOUDON, New Hampshire - Although the Cup series will not race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway next September, the track still will have racing. Officials from New Hampshire Motor Speedway and NASCAR announced Friday that the track will host multiple series Sept. 21-22. The track will host:A 250-lap

NBC SPORTS - 2017-09-22 19:37:34

‘Made in Japan’: Inside NASCAR’s historic exhibition race overseas in the 1990s

NARRATOR: For almost 50 years, NASCAR has represented the best in American motorsports. Today we're taking a bold new step into the future. [PHONE RINGING] - Good afternoon. NASCAR. [MUSIC PLAYING] - We decided that the next best step was to go over there, visit the Suzuka Circuit. And so we wen

FOX SPORTS - 2017-09-21 21:48:00

NASCAR preview: Kurt Busch vies to rebound in New Hampshire

Staff Report, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch got off to a slow start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a 19th-place finish at Chicagoland -- the second-lowest showing among postseason drivers. Right now, Busch sits 13th on th

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-09-22 01:08:18