NASCAR video — Dale Earnhardt Jr.: ‘I had more left … I wasn’t ready to retire’

Dale Earnhardt Jr. told NBC Sports' Dave Burns about his test at Darlington and his excitement after being medically cleared.
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19 hours ago

Clint Bowyer, wife Lorra celebrate birth of second child

Stewart-Haas Racing driver Clint Bowyer and wife, Lorra, are celebrating the birth of their second child.On Friday afternoon, Bowyer tweeted a picture of their new baby girl, Presley Elizabeth.The couple also have a son, Cash, who turned two years old in October.Congratulations to the Bowyer family on the birth of their daughter. 
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20 hours ago

Player Profile: Carl Edwards Jr.

Position: RP, Closer 2016 Stats: 36 IP, 37.7 K%, 10.1 BB%, 3.75 ERA, 2.46 DRA, 1.0 WARP Year Career in Review: Did you watch the World Series documentary on FS1 the other day? For me, it was a chance to revisit the highs and lows of some very emotional games. Other than shaving a couple […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. medically cleared to race in 2017

It’s official: After missing the entire second half of the 2016 season due to a concussion, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been medically cleared to return to competition, Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday morning.Earnhardt successfully tested at Darlington Raceway Wednesday and afterwards was given medical clearance by Dr. Micky Collins, medical director of the UPMC Sports Medicine...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

One ripple in NASCAR manufacturer pond can have huge effect

How much can a change in team-manufacturer affiliation affect the balance of power in NASCAR?Plenty.If you don’t believe it, just look at the statistics from the just-completed NASCAR Premier Series season.In 2016, Toyotas won 16 Premier Series points races, to 12 for Chevrolet and eight for Ford. Toyota also won its first NASCAR Premier Series Manufacturers’ Championship this...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Ty Dillon to drive for Germain Racing in 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Ty Dillon will race full time in NASCAR's top series next year for Germain Racing. Germain Racing announced Monday that Dillon will replace Casey Mears in the No. 13 Chevrolet. Mears had driven the car since the second half of the 2010 season. Dillon has made 18 Cup starts over the last three years. Robert ''Bootie'' Barker will return as the team's crew...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeff Gordon Reflects on Jimmie Johnson Success | NASCAR RACE HUB

Jeff Gordon reflects on the historic career of former teammate Jimmie Johnson after winning his seventh championship.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Biffle leaves Roush Fenway Racing after nearly 20 years

Greg Biffle is leaving Roush Fenway Racing after nearly two decades with the organization, he confirmed via Twitter on Monday. The team later sent out a news release confirming the split.It is not yet clear if Biffle, who turns 47 years old next month, will be retiring as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver or attempting to land a ride with another organization. But he hinted that...
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18 days ago

WATCH: Joey Logano Finishes Second in Points at Homestead

CUP: Joey Logano talks about racing with Carl Edwards and his runner-up finish in the Chase.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson ties Petty and Earnhardt with 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship

In NASCAR, it’s not about where you start but where you finish. After having to start at the back of the field, Jimmie Johnson marched through from 40th place and dodged a big accident late in the race to make history. Not only did Johnson win the Ford EcoBoost 400, he tied legends like Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt by winning his 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. In all...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richard Petty on Johnson's Historic Success I NASCAR RACEDAY

Richard Petty discusses the significance of Jimmie Johnson attempting to capture his 7th title, and why he is the best driver of his time.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mexico’s Daniel Suarez becomes first international NASCAR champion

After having a near flawless weekend, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Daniel Suarez dominated the Ford Ecoboost 300 as well as the 2016 Xfinity Series championship. The Monterrey, Mexico native made history by becoming the first Latin American born and first NASCAR champion who was born outside the United States in the 68 year history of the sport. Along with teammate Erik Jones, Justin Allgaier...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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