McCarter: Keselowski enjoys the 'chess match' that is Talladega

Published May. 4 2017

The International Motorsports Hall of Fame had long closed for the day, though a large gaggle of gussied-up drivers and...

McCarter: Let's be happy for Junior in his decision

Published Apr. 26 2017

Yes, it's all a little melancholy right now, even a little bit scary if you're in the business of selling...

McCarter: Always exciting Bristol brings NASCAR back from break

Published Apr. 20 2017

You will doubtless hear a variety of this Sunday afternoon when Darrell Waltrip heists the microphone from Jeff Gordon for...

McCarter: Beware the No. 48

Published Apr. 13 2017

A spinout during a qualifying lap. Two speeding penalties on pit road in the same race. A spin during practice...

Q&A: Darrell Waltrip says NASCAR schedule is 'too long'

Published Apr. 12 2017

NASCAR will take this Easter weekend off before resuming next weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Mark McCarter: NASCAR points leader is young, talented and having a good time

Published Apr. 6 2017

Kyle Larson, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points leader, is trussed up in a harness, wearing a helmet and...

Mark McCarter: NASCAR driving back East

Published Mar. 30 2017

The NASCAR Cup Series is finally back on the right side of the Mississippi, going from the sprawl of Metro...

Mark McCarter: The boys are at it again

Published Mar. 23 2017

There was an email sent this week to us members of the National Motorsports Press Association. Those among the fraternity...

Kyle Busch wins Atlanta Xfinity race for 2nd year in a row

Published Mar. 4 2017

After a bunch of close calls at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch has found the winning touch in the NASCAR...

McCarter: NASCAR's new wrinkles could use ironing

Published Mar. 2 2017

Something landed in my inbox Tuesday morning with the headline "The first self-driving race cars are here."

Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500

Published Feb. 26 2017

Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for his first victory in NASCAR's season-opener.

Chase Elliott grabs 1st Cup win in Daytona qualifier

Published Feb. 23 2017

Chase Elliott already had the top starting spot for NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500, so he had no real reason to...

Jimmie Johnson wins record-tying 7th NASCAR championship

Published Nov. 20 2016

Jimmie Johnson tied Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt with a record seven NASCAR championships when the hard-luck breaks of racing...

Joey Logano wins Phoenix as he and Kyle Busch complete final 4

Published Nov. 13 2016

In an improbable turn of events, Kenseth came within two laps of a spot in next week in the title-deciding...

Carl Edwards wins rain-shortened Texas race for Chase finale spot

Published Nov. 6 2016

Carl Edwards got the victory he desperately needed to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, winning...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled over for speeding to NASCAR race at Texas

Published Nov. 6 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still driving fast, even though he has been sidelined from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series because...

Joe Gibbs quartet still pushing for Sprint Cup title shot

Published Nov. 5 2016

All four Joe Gibbs Racing drivers are still in contention for the three spots left to race for the NASCAR...

Jimmie Johnson wins Martinsville to gain spot in NASCAR's finale

Published Oct. 30 2016

Johnson earned one of four spots in next month's title-deciding season finale Sunday with his ninth career victory at Martinsville...

Martin Truex dominates at Dover for 2nd Chase victory of season

Published Oct. 2 2016

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. dominated Sunday at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in the first...

Earnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season with concussion

Published Sep. 2 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the rest of the NASCAR season - 18 races total - as he continues to...

Justin Marks wins NASCAR Xfinity race at rainy Mid-Ohio

Published Aug. 13 2016

Justin Marks splashed through the rain at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday for his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.


Joey Logano outduels Brad Keselowski, wins again at The Glen

Published Aug. 6 2016

After creating the customary cloud of smoke before his third straight trip to victory lane at Watkins Glen International, Joey...

Earnhardt to miss at least two more races because of concussion

Published Aug. 2 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more races while he recovers from a concussion.