Kyle Busch rallied from an early incident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend that dropped him two laps off the pace to stunningly position himse

Kyle Busch criticism highlights NASCAR's financial disparity

The comments have drawn sharp criticism, with some saying they came off as entitled simply because another driver didn't get out of Busch's way. Some responses came from some lesser-known drivers on underfunded teams and helped spark a debate over on-track etiquette during the playoffs.
Motorsports
September 17

Childress declines option on rookie Daniel Hemric for 2020

Richard Childress Racing has declined to pick up the option on rookie Daniel Hemric for next season.
Motorsports
September 17
Martin Truex Jr. won for the fifth time Sunday in his first season with the Joe Gibbs Racing juggernaut, and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway victory came

Column: Truex and Pearn find comfortable fit with Gibbs team

Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn built a championship-winning team far from NASCAR's hub in North Carolina, using their own approach in making a single-car organization one of the most dominant.
Motorsports
September 15
Martin Truex Jr. celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday

Truex wins NASCAR's opening playoff race

Martin Truex's victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was his series-best fifth of the season and again cemented Joe Gibbs Racing as the team to beat
Motorsports
September 15
Clint Bowyer drives during qualifying for a NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Bowyer speeds to surprise pole for NASCAR's playoff opener

Stewart-Haas Racing surged into the opening race of NASCAR's playoffs with a Clint Bowyer-led sweep of the front two rows at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
September 13

Joe Gibbs has a heavyweight lineup in NASCAR's playoffs

Joe Gibbs has a powerhouse lineup leading the NASCAR playoffs, with four drivers laser-focused on winning the overall title. If there is a favorite in this 10-race tournament, it would be one of Gibbs' guys.
Motorsports
September 10
Paul Menard waves to fans during driver introductions prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup series race at Richmond

Paul Menard retiring, Wood Brothers hires DiBenedetto

Paul Menard has decided to walk away from NASCAR's top level after more than 460 races and Wood Brothers Racing is replacing him with Matt DiBenedetto in the iconic No. 21 Ford next season.
Motorsports
September 9
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson checked speeds during practice for the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in September.

Drivers left out of playoffs still fighting toward goals

Jimmie Johnson hasn't won an official Cup race since June 2017 at Dover, one of the primary reasons he must wait until 2020 to resume the chase for a record-breaking eighth series title.
Motorsports
September 9

Leclerc's rise contrasts with Vettel's miserable season

Charles Leclerc was supposed to be Ferrari's future star. Standing aloft on Monza's iconic podium, above a sea of fans dressed in red, he was acclaimed as its current one.
Motorsports
September 8

The Latest: Harvick wins crash-marred Brickyard 400

The Latest on the Brickyard 400 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: (all times local):
Motorsports
September 8

Hamilton would take flag for risky move to gain position

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton said he would be willing to get a warning flag for a risky move if it meant potentially winning a race.
Motorsports
September 7
NASCAR Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson looking for win at Indy to get into playoffs

Jimmie Johnson wants to keep things simple this weekend.
Motorsports
September 7

Leclerc takes pole position for Italian GP

A mess. An absurdity. Dangerous. Idiots. These were just some of the terms were used to describe the farcical end to qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Motorsports
September 6

Jones trying to duplicate Keselowski's feat at Brickyard 400

Erik Jones watched Brad Keselowski go from Brickyard 400 runner-up to race winner last September.
Motorsports
September 6
Erik Jones greets fans before a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway last month.

Jones signs contract extension with JGR for 2020 season

Erik Jones has signed a contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2020 season.
Motorsports
September 6

Drivers pay tribute to Hubert at Italian GP

Charles Leclerc had a tribute to Anthoine Hubert on his helmet, Lewis Hamilton emblazoned one on his car.
Motorsports
September 5

Leclerc is Ferrari's best chance to end Monza drought

Nine years is starting to feel like an eternity for Ferrari.
Motorsports
September 4

Alonso completes 2 days of training with rally car

Fernando Alonso has completed 700 kilometers (435 miles) in two days of training in Poland as he prepares for next year's Dakar Rally.
Motorsports
September 2
Erik Jones celebrated his victory after a NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Jones held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to

Jones' Darlington win give Joe Gibbs four chances at a title

Joe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones' gritty, overnight victory at Darlington Raceway, the championship owner has four aces ready to contend for another title.
Motorsports
September 2

Force wins at Indy for fifth time, tied for most ever

John Force, 70, tied Ed "Ace" McCulloch for the most Funny Car wins in Indy history at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, powering his Camaro to a run of 3.919 seconds at 324.44 mph to beat Jack Beckman.
Motorsports
September 2
Erik Jones (shown greeting fans before a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway in August) held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle

Erik Jones holds off Busch to win rain-delayed Southern 500

Erik Jones used every bit of stamina he had at Darlington Raceway. Few know better than Jones the effort it took to hold off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and win the rain-delayed Southern 500.