NHRA Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence will be gunning for a title this weekend at Brainerd International Raceway.

What you need to know about the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd

The 17th of 24 stops on the National Hot Rod Association circuit begins with qualifying on Thursday.
Motorsports
August 14
Drivers of the Toyota TS050 Hybrid No8 of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Team, Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland (right) and Fernando Alonso of Spain celebrated

2-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso leaving at end of season

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States. McLaren Racing…
Motorsports
August 14
Kevin Harvick celebrated his seventh victory of the NASCAR Cup season, winning Sunday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.

Harvick dominates in Michigan, wins Cup-high seventh victory

Kyle Busch, who started the day with the points lead, finished third in his No. 18 Toyota — more than 4 seconds behind Harvick.
Motorsports
August 13

IndyCar leader Scott Dixon signs extension with Ganassi

Scott Dixon will likely finish his career with Chip Ganassi Racing under a new contract for one of IndyCar's greatest drivers.
Motorsports
August 13

Column: NASCAR's dark cloud lifted after leadership change

Keelan Harvick had the father-son weekend of a lifetime: He crashed a golf cart, drove a tiny race car, ran on a NASCAR track to collect his dad's checkered flag and got to ride shotgun alongside his old man to victory lane.
Motorsports
August 12

The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins at Michigan, 7th win of year

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local):
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August 11
Martin Truex Jr.

NASCAR's Big 3 running strong entering Michigan race

NASCAR's Big 3 has essentially lapped the competition.
Motorsports
August 11
Denny Hamlin celebrates after winning the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Darlington Raceway, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry

Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch go 1-2 for Gibbs at Michigan

Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick, neck-and-neck with Busch all season, was right behind in third.
Motorsports
August 10

Jim France choosing to stay quiet as interim head of NASCAR

Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the interim chairman and CEO of NASCAR.
Motorsports
August 10

Detroit Grand Prix to run for at least 3 more years

The Detroit Grand Prix will run on Belle Isle for at least three more years.
Motorsports
August 10
Former race driver Tony Stewart watches from the pit box of Jay Howard during a practice session for the 2017 Indianapolis 500

Tony Stewart eyes Indy 500 in 2019 in bid for elusive title

Tony Stewart is considering a return to the Indianapolis 500 next year.
Motorsports
August 9

Ford to race iconic muscle car Mustang at NASCAR's top level

Ford will celebrate its iconic muscle car next year when it races the Mustang in NASCAR's top Cup Series.
Motorsports
August 9

Speedway Motorsports gives credits if weather postpones race

Speedway Motorsports is promising NASCAR fans a ticket credit if a race is postponed because of weather.
Motorsports
August 8
Kyle Busch celebrated after winning the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch looking to dominate playoffs

Kyle Busch hopes his latest dominant NASCAR season lasts one race longer than his previous two years.
Motorsports
August 7

NASCAR goes back to business and away from France arrest

NASCAR needed 99 races for budding superstar Chase Elliott to finally win his first Cup race and didn't even get a full day to celebrate the milestone.
Motorsports
August 7

The Latest: Kyle Busch wants NASCAR to keep moving forward

The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR Chairman Brian France (all times local):
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August 6
Brian France

NASCAR chairman France takes leave after DWI, drug arrest

NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced on Monday he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his arrest in the Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone.
Motorsports
August 6

Column: Brian France must decide if he wants to run NASCAR

Brian France had just helped his family present a humanitarian award in honor of his late mother at a glitzy Las Vegas affair when his night went awry.
Motorsports
August 6

Hospital: Niki Lauda recovering well after lung transplant

The Vienna hospital where Niki Lauda underwent a lung transplant last week says the three-time Formula One champion is breathing without assistance and his condition is improving.
Motorsports
August 5
Chase Elliott took a sip of champagne after winning Sunday’s NASCAR race in Watkins Glen, N.Y.

Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory

Mired in a confounding losing streak, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column.
Motorsports
August 5

The Latest: Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen

The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen (all times local):