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Johnson "did all we could" to make NASCAR playoffs

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson said he "did all we could" after missing out on the playoffs in his final full-time season

Keselowski blasts team-mate Logano's "dumb racing" in NASCAR Clash

Brad Keselowski has blasted Joey Logano following NASCAR's Clash race at Daytona, accusing his Penske Ford team-mate of "dumb racing"

Jimmie Johnson's call to quit NASCAR 'not a retirement from racing'

Jimmie Johnson will not retire from racing when he leaves the NASCAR Cup Series at the end of the 2020 season, although he has ruled out an IndyCar switch

Logano regrets shoving Hamlin after Martinsville NASCAR Cup race

Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Joey Logano says he should not have shoved Joe Gibbs Racing's Denny Hamlin after the pair clashed on pitroad following the Martinsville race

NASCAR Pocono: Stage-winner Larson must be "smarter" in key moments

Kyle Larson says he must be "smarter" when he has a car capable of strong NASCAR Cup Series results, after winning two stages but falling to 26th at Pocono

Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over "dumb" NASCAR Kansas move

Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a "dumb" move that Bowyer felt cost him second place

Kevin Harvick tried to find 'safe spot' in NASCAR Phoenix chaos

Kevin Harvick said he tried to find a "safe spot" in the Phoenix NASCAR Cup race while attempting to salvage his championship bid in a damaged car

Almirola hints he will retaliate after Logano NASCAR Texas incident

Stewart-Haas Racing's Aric Almirola suggests he will go out of his way to hinder Joey Logano's NASCAR Cup title hopes at Homestead if he fails to reach the 'championship four'

Truex vows to stop Logano title win after Martinsville NASCAR clash

Martin Truex Jr has vowed to prevent Joey Logano from winning the 2018 NASCAR Cup title after their last-corner collision while fighting for Martinsville race victory

Kurt Busch clams NASCAR officials after 'two missed calls' in overtime

Stewart-Haas Racing's Kurt Busch has expressed his frustration at the NASCAR officials for "two missed calls" in overtime during the Cup series playoff race at Talladega

Johnson: Need for new spark prompted NASCAR crew chief Knaus split

Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson says his shock split with crew chief Chad Knaus happened because poor recent performances meant the Hendrick team had to try "something different"

Busch: Drivers being stupid explains NASCAR Cup Roval restart crash

Kyle Busch says the only explanation for the Charlotte Roval NASCAR Cup race leaders crashing in unison on a late restart was that "all of us are just stupid"

NASCAR to celebrate 50th Sonoma anniversary with race on full layout

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma in 2019 will be run on the circuit's full 2.52-mile layout to celebrate the track's 50th anniversary

Truex: Continued wait for Richmond NASCAR Cup win 'awful frustrating'

NASCAR Cup leader Martin Truex Jr called his continued failure to win at Richmond "awful frustrating" after his latest defeat at the track on Saturday night

Harvick slams 'Russian roulette' NASCAR tyres after Las Vegas crash

NASCAR Cup Series title contender Kevin Harvick slammed Goodyear for providing "piece of crap" tyres after crashing out of the playoffs opener at Las Vegas

Kahne to miss NASCAR Cup Indy race after Darlington heat exhaustion

Leavine Family Racing's Kasey Kahne has been forced out of this weekend's Indianapolis NASCAR Cup series race due to "extreme heat exhaustion"

NASCAR Cup champion Truex's team to cease operations at end of 2018

Frontrunning NASCAR Cup series outfit Furniture Row Racing will cease operations at the conclusion of the 2018 season due to a "lack of necessary funding"

NASCAR Kansas: Cup clash with Larson 'definitely' my fault - Blaney

Ryan Blaney says his clash with Chip Ganassi Racing's Kyle Larson that caused him to crash out in the NASCAR Cup series race at Kansas was "definitely my fault"

NASCAR hits Dover Cup race frontrunners with significant penalties

NASCAR has issued substantial penalties to multiple teams following last weekend's Cup race at Dover

NASCAR minnow David Ragan defends controversial Cup pitguns

The NASCAR Cup series is too easily blamed for its pitgun problems even though it has levelled the playing field on pitroad, according to Front Row Motorsports driver David Ragan

Remembering NASCAR’s lost revolutionary Plus

Remembering NASCAR’s lost revolutionary

Alan Kulwicki had the talent and temperament to revolutionise NASCAR after winning the 1992 Cup title. But the 'Polish Victory Lap' creator, admired and scorned by many, had his life cut tragically short

Earnhardt and StarCom NASCAR Cup team split after five rounds

The StarCom Racing team has parted ways with Jeffery Earnhardt just five races into its debut season in the NASCAR Cup series

Hendrick's Elliott loses 25 points for Phoenix NASCAR Cup violation

Chase Elliott has been hit with a 25-point penalty after finishing third at Phoenix, while his Hendrick Motorsports team was one of six NASCAR Cup teams to be penalised

Jimmie Johnson to lose major NASCAR sponsor Lowe's in 2019

Seven-time NASCAR Cup series champion Jimmie Johnson will lose his career-long primary sponsor at the end of 2018 ending a spell of 17 years with his backer Lowe's

NASCAR explains ambulance pitlane incident during Richmond Cup race

The NASCAR Cup Series has explained how an ambulance was able to drive down pitlane entry as the field pitted under caution during last weekend's regular season finale at Richmond

Chevrolet reveals new Camaro ZL1 for 2018 NASCAR Cup season

Chevrolet has unveiled the Camaro ZL1 its teams will use in the NASCAR Cup series from 2018

Scott Dixon escapes horrific Indianapolis 500 crash with Jay Howard

Scott Dixon has walked away from a terrifying aerial accident that caused the 2017 Indianapolis 500 to be red-flagged