Delayed goosebumps for Johnson's crew chief Chad Knaus

Delayed goosebumps for Johnson's crew chief Chad Knaus

Chad Knaus had been a champion for six days, but the NASCAR title was so improbable, so unlikely, it still hadn't sunk in for Jimmie Johnson's crew chief.
Motorsports
9:45am

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reflects on long concussion recovery

The longer Dale Earnhardt Jr. couldn't drive because of the debilitating effects of a concussion, the more uptight he became.
Motorsports
December 2

Johnson, Stewart, Earnhardt honored as NASCAR closes 2016

Jimmie Johnson called winning a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title "insane" Friday night, while Tony Stewart was sent off into retirement and Dale Earnhardt Jr. told his adoring fans at the season-ending banquet that he'll be ready to race in 2017.
Vikings
December 2

Descending the summit: Sports stars who retired early

Nico Rosberg retired from Formula One at age 31 Friday, a startling announcement that came five days after winning his first drivers' championship.
Motorsports
December 2

Takuma Sato joins Andretti for 2017 IndyCar season

Japanese veteran Takuma Sato will drive the No. 26 Honda for Andretti Autosport during the 2017 IndyCar season.
Motorsports
December 2

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

Quitting at the top, Formula One champion Nico Rosberg shocked the world of motor racing Friday by announcing he was retiring at the age of…
Motorsports
December 2

NASCAR hopes sponsor Monster attracts needed younger fans

NASCAR's top circuit has been called the Winston Cup, Nextel Cup and Sprint Cup.
Wolves
December 2

A look at sports stars who retired early

Nico Rosberg stunned the world of Formula One and beyond by announcing his retirement on Friday at the age of 31, five days after winning his first drivers' championship.
Motorsports
December 2

Happy, healthy Stewart leaving NASCAR so he can race more

Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off a question about whether he was happy his NASCAR career was over.
Motorsports
December 2

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg stunningly retired from racing on Friday, five days after claiming his first world championship.
Motorsports
November 30

German Grand Prix off 2017 F1 calendar of 20 races

The 2017 Formula One championship will be run over 20 races, without the German Grand Prix, depriving new champion Nico Rosberg of his home race.
Motorsports
November 29

Jack Roush's once-elite NASCAR program will scale to 2 teams

Roush Fenway Racing will be a two-car Cup program next season and its third charter will be leased to JTG Daugherty Racing.
Motorsports
November 29

Italian officials announce deal to keep F1 race in Monza

The Italian Automobile Club says it has signed a deal with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone to keep the Italian Grand Prix in Monza for the next three years.
Motorsports
November 29

Strain of fighting Hamilton will have taken toll on Rosberg

The strain of fighting against Lewis Hamilton for the past three years will have sapped the strength of Formula One champion Nico Rosberg.
Motorsports
November 28

Ty Dillon to drive for Germain Racing in 2017

Ty Dillon will race full time in NASCAR's top series next year for Germain Racing.
Motorsports
November 28

2017 F1 championship set to showcase young talent

Next year's Formula One championship promises to showcase young driving talent keen to emulate 19-year-old rising star Max Verstappen.
Motorsports
November 28

Rosberg still needs to up his level to be among F1 greats

After finally getting the better of longtime rival Lewis Hamilton to become Formula One champion, the weight is off Nico Rosberg's shoulders and he has the chance to really show what he can do.
Motorsports
November 27

Hamilton's decision to defy team orders upsets management

Lewis Hamilton may have driven himself into trouble with his Mercedes team after defying direct orders near the end of Sunday's gripping Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where the British driver lost his title to teammate Nico Rosberg in a nerve-shredding finale.
Motorsports
November 27

Rosberg focused on himself, not Hamilton, to win 1st title

The biggest change for newly crowned Formula One champion Nico Rosberg this year was staying calm despite his often turbulent relationship with rival Lewis Hamilton.
Motorsports
November 27

Jenson Button's F1 finale ends early with steering failure

Jenson Button's Formula One farewell ended in sad style when he retired early in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday because of a suspension problem.
Motorsports
November 26

Prost: Rosberg would be worthy F1 champ for his resilience

Although four-time world champion Alain Prost rates Lewis Hamilton as "one of the best" Formula One drivers ever, he would be happy to see Nico Rosberg clinch the championship on Sunday as a credit to his resilience and mental strength.