nascar News and Analysis
NASCAR has put a hold on Jennifer Jo Cobb’s debut in the Cup Series with Rick Ware Racing this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.
Alex Bowman snatched the lead of the NASCAR Cup race at Richmond with 10 laps remaining from Denny Hamlin to claim his first victory of the season.
Second-generation racer Harrison Burton will make his NASCAR Cup debut at Talladega Superspeedway next weekend, piloting a Toyota Camry for Gaunt Brothers Racing.
NASCAR veteran Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her Cup Series debut later this month at the Talladega Speedway with Rick Ware Racing.
Martin Truex Jr became NASCAR’s first multiple race winner of 2021 in a rain-delayed Martinsville event that was postponed from Saturday.
Heavy rain has forced this weekend’s NASCAR round at Martinsville to be postponed for a second consecutive day, with the Cup Series race halted after just 42 laps.
NASCAR has taken to the Martinsville Speedway to test a potential wet-weather option tyre provided by Goodyear to explore their feasibility on a damp oval track.
OPINION: The NASCAR Cup Series has been willing to experiment with new race formats over the past few years, adding more road courses to break up the plethora of oval courses. But its conversion of the Bristol Motor Speedway to Cup's first dirt race since 1970 was the biggest experiment of all - and, largely, it was a successful one
Dirt racing will remain on the NASCAR Cup Series bill at Bristol into 2022, following Monday's race at the circuit - the championship's first dirt event since 1970.
Joey Logano held off Ricky Stenhouse Jr during overtime for victory at the Bristol Motor Speedway, in the NASCAR Cup Series' first dirt race in over 50 years.
Ryan Blaney snatched the NASCAR Cup victory at Atlanta with eight laps remaining from Kyle Larson, whose tyres ran out of life in the dying stages of the race.
Kyle Larson claimed his first NASCAR Cup victory since his return to the championship following his suspension, winning out at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to beat Brad Keselowski.
NASCAR Cup champions Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr gave the Circuit of the Americas glowing reviews after their first test at the track.
William Byron dominated the NASCAR Cup race at Homestead for Hendrick Motorsports to record his first victory of the season and ensure a playoff place
There has never been a full-time British driver in the NASCAR Cup. But Alex Sedgwick, who is rising through the stock car ranks, wants that to change and could be a trailblazer for European talents to reach the top echelons of the NASCAR ladder
Penske team-mates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano are split over the NASCAR Cup series' increased road course intake, with the former believing the series must "reap what we sow."
Christopher Bell says he is not "overly shocked" at winning his first career NASCAR Cup race on a road course, although he believes to win at Daytona "is quite surprising"
Christopher Bell hunted down leader Joey Logano in the closing laps of the NASCAR Cup Series race on the Daytona road course to record his maiden at the 38th attempt
NASCAR has made changes to the backstretch chicane of the Daytona International Speedway Road Course ahead of this weekend's racing following criticism by drivers
The death of Dale Earnhardt Sr at the 2001 Daytona 500 shocked NASCAR to the core. Days before his accident, in the 15 February 2001 issue of Autosport magazine, 'The Intimidator' shared his expectations of challenging for an eighth Cup title with JONATHAN INGRAM
On the 20th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt Sr's death on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, JIM UTTER reflects on his memories of NASCAR's darkest weekend
Denny Hamlin believes "a lack of numbers" in NASCAR Cup teams using Toyota machinery played a "big role" in the Daytona 500, potentially costing him a fourth victory
Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell says he "never lost of hope" of winning in the NASCAR Cup Series for the first time after 18 years and 358 race starts
Michael McDowell scored his first NASCAR Cup Series win in the heavily-delayed Daytona 500, after a fiery final-lap crash eliminated the leading Penske duo of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski
23XI Racing co-owner Michael Jordan says driver Bubba Wallace has the talent to "learn how to win" in the NASCAR Cup Series this year
Erik Jones and Martin Truex Jr are the latest NASCAR Cup drivers to be hit with a penalty before the Daytona 500, taking the number of drivers penalised to eight
NASCAR president Steve Phelps says he would "surprised" if a new OEM opted to enter the top level of stock car racing without provision for an electric hybrid system
One-time Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope says the NASCAR Cup regulars will "know I am there" in his final competition appearance on Sunday, 10 years after his last Daytona start
Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher have both won seven Formula 1 world championships, but only one man has conquered NASCAR's Daytona 500 seven times - Richard Petty. Four decades on, TOM HOWARD revisits The King's record-setting final win in 1981
Alex Bowman will lead the field to green in this weekend's NASCAR Cup season-opening Daytona 500. Here's how and when you can watch the race
Toyota Racing's NASCAR chief David Wilson has revealed he's in talks with two potential new team owners that are not currently involved in America's premier stock car racing series
Kyle Larson "did 10 times" what was expected of him during his suspension from NASCAR after using a racial slur in an i-Racing event, according to new boss Rick Hendrick
Aric Almirola and Austin Dillon claimed victories in the two 150-mile Duel races that set the grid for Sunday's Daytona 500, which formally begins the NASCAR Cup season
From a disgraced NASCAR exile, Kyle Larson has been given a shot at redemption by the powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports squad. Replacing seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is no easy billing, but Larson has every intention of repaying the team's faith
Alex Bowman claimed a second Daytona 500 pole position in qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Cup season-opener, with team-mate William Byron securing a second Hendrick Motorsports front-row in three years
Kyle Busch scored an unlikely victory in the exhibition NASCAR Clash race on the Daytona road course, after last lap contact between leaders Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott
Kyle Larson feels "extremely grateful" to be able to return to NASCAR, admitting he "never really thought I'd get another chance" following his suspension for using a racial slur
Reigning NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric says he has "compartmentalised" his Daytona 500 programme for Penske, describing his Cup debut as a "separate programme"
Denny Hamlin has shed light on how he'll split his workload between racing for Joe Gibbs and be co-owner at the new 23XI Racing squad in the NASCAR Cup Series
Kurt Busch has pinpointed the exhaust system of the Next Gen NASCAR car currently undergoing testing as an area that needs development through its "venting and cooling"
Ryan Newman says he has no fear on his return to the Daytona 500 because he has no memory of his massive last-lap crash in last year's NASCAR Cup race
Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Pitbull sees his new NASCAR team ownership role as a "higher calling" and an opportunity to "bring people together"
NASCAR's 2021 season will begin with many of the same COVID-19 protocols in place as last year with no clear sign when they will change
Brad Keselowski says his frustration level at not being able to win the Daytona 500 is "pretty extreme" after being involved in a spectacular series of wrecks in NASCAR's biggest race
Three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin will continue his involvement with the Joe Gibbs Racing team and sponsor FedEx after agreeing a new multi-year deal
NASCAR Cup champion Joey Logano is looking forward to the series' first dirt race since 1970 at Bristol, but is trying to keep his season preparation balanced
Former NASCAR driver now team co-owner Justin Marks believes delaying NASCAR's next-generation Cup car until 2022 is a "blessing in disguise" for his new Trackhouse Racing squad
Bristol Motor Speedway is well on its way to bringing dirt track racing back to NASCAR's Cup Series for the first time in more than 50 years
AJ Allmendinger plans to make his first NASCAR Cup Series start since 2018 next month on the Daytona road course with regular Xfinity Series outfit Kaulig Racing
NASCAR Xfinity champion Austin Cindric will aim to make his Cup series debut next month at the Daytona 500
Jamie McMurray will make a return to NASCAR Cup competition, and will race in February's Daytona 500 for the Spire Motorsports team
Grammy award-winning music artist Pitbull has secured an ownership stake in the Trackhouse Racing NASCAR Cup Series team
Kyle Larson has lost his new spotter Chris Monez at Hendrick Motorsports just days after being announced due to controversial social media posts
NASCAR has completed a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway with its Next Gen car earlier this week, focusing on hitting speed targets
NASCAR will use the 3.41-mile grand prix track layout when the series visits Circuit of the Americas for the first time in 2021