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LONG BEACH, Calif. | Tempers flared in almost every corner of the IndyCar paddock Sunday at Long Beach, where Mike Conway was the unexpected winner of a surprisingly physical race.
FORT WORTH, Texas | NASCAR will not regulate tire pressures at Texas Motor Speedway, and if drivers have tire failures during Sunday's race officials believe they won't be able to blame Goodyear.
BRISTOL, Tenn. | Carl Edwards claimed a rain-soaked win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on yet another Sprint Cup race.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart does not consider the Daytona 500 a disaster, despite the engine problems that spoiled his return to racing from a broken right leg.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | There was a moment late in the Daytona 500 when Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a moment to catch his breath. It was clearly his race to lose and the tension ran thick through Junior Nation, all the way into his car.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. | Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. | Jeff Gordon pulled into the championship picture Sunday with a win at Martinsville Speedway, his first of the season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Neither father nor son can remember a time when Chase Elliott wanted to be anything other than a race car driver.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart coasted for at least 250 miles at Daytona International Speedway, where he hardly worked up a sweat until the final hour of the race.
SONOMA, Calif. | As Jamie McMurray turned a corner on the season with a string of solid finishes, he picked Sonoma Raceway as an upcoming track he was looking forward to racing.
SONOMA, Calif. | The pressure if off Juan Pablo Montoya to win at Sonoma Raceway, where his road course background has created an expectation for him to win every year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Dario Franchitti says he doesn't look at the numbers or concern himself with where he stacks up on the list of all-time greats.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Zak Brown has turned down an offer to join the IndyCar Series, choosing instead to remain with the motorsports marketing company he founded.
RICHMOND, Va. | It's been a season of bad breaks for Juan Pablo Montoya, so it was only fitting when things again didn't go his way.
LONG BEACH, Calif. | Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race on Sunday in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Andretti Autosport remained perfect on the year Sunday when defending IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay snapped Penske Racing's winning streak at Barber Motorsports Park.
Denny Hamlin suffered a compression fracture in his lower spine during a last-lap crash while racing for the win against former teammate Joey Logano, and Joe Gibbs Racing gave no indication Monday how long its driver could be sidelined.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | If only the rest of the world could have seen how Bobby Rahal looked at a picture of Michael Andretti during his daily workouts and realized how emotionally charged their rivalry used to be.
BRISTOL, Tenn. | Kasey Kahne won his first career Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway after Brad Keselowski struggled on the final restart.
BRISTOL, Tenn. | There's an expectation from fans that a ticket to Bristol Motor Speedway will get them a seat to NASCAR's version of the Roman Colosseum.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | There are two certainties heading into the Daytona 500: Kevin Harvick is the favorite, and no one is sure what the action will look like in the "Great American Race."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | There's a buzz about NASCAR and the season-opening Daytona 500 that has nothing to do with an exploding jet dryer or a well-timed tweet from a driver.
Andretti Autosport will have a four-car lineup this season with EJ Viso joining the IndyCar team.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. | Here's a tweet for Brad Keselowski: NASCAR champion.
Interim IndyCar CEO Jeff Belskus insisted Thursday it was business as usual for the series after a week of upheaval that included sharp criticism over the abrupt and awkward end of a three-year run by CEO Randy Bernard.
LONDON | NASCAR CEO Brian France said Tuesday he is confident in the series' drug testing program that is under scrutiny again after A.J. Allmendinger's failed test.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | AJ Allmendinger was silent Sunday, a day after NASCAR suspended him for failing a random drug test.
SONOMA, Calif. | Clint Bowyer raced to his first victory on a road course, and first with Michael Waltrip Racing, by holding off Kurt Busch at Sonoma.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | OK, it's just one win. The first in four years, no less.
INDIANAPOLIS | Will Power has 18 victories since moving to America, where he's one of the most decorated drivers in open-wheel racing.
TALLADEGA, Ala. | Brad Keselowski got a huge push from Kyle Busch to take the lead with a lap to go Sunday, then used a calculated move to prevent Busch from taking the win away from him at Talladega Superspeedway.
TALLADEGA, Ala. | Joey Logano nipped Kyle Busch at the finish line Saturday to win the Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway to give Toyota its 200th win in NASCAR.
TALLADEGA, Ala. | It's on to Talladega Superspeedway, where the focus Friday was on engine temperatures and tandem racing and everything that factors into the fast Alabama track.
LONG BEACH, Calif. | Will Power kept Penske Racing perfect this season by picking his way through the field Sunday at Long Beach to win his second consecutive IndyCar Series race.
BRISTOL, Tenn. | Brad Keselowski used Bristol Motor Speedway last fall to cement his spot in NASCAR's championship race.
BRISTOL, Tenn. | Kasey Kahne's miserable start with Hendrick Motorsports continued with yet another accident, his third through four races this season.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Carl Edwards fell bitterly short in last season's bid to win the NASCAR championship.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | NASCAR will likely penalize the crew chief for five-time champion Jimmie Johnson for infractions found during Daytona 500 inspection.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | Over the closing weeks of last season, Steve Addington had been led to believe he would be Tony Stewart's crew chief in 2012.
The new race director for the IndyCar Series wants improved communications with the drivers, and is willing to listen to their concerns about specific racing issues.
CONCORD, N.C. | Danica Patrick became a worldwide sensation as a rookie at the Indianapolis 500, challenging for victory and becoming the first woman to lead laps in the showcase race.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway's "limitless" racing surface was singled out Thursday as a significant factor in a "perfect storm" of conditions that led to the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. | Tony Stewart insisted he wasn't a title contender when NASCAR's championship race began.
IndyCar made gains this year in building a buzz about the series that many believed would carry over into the 2012 season.
INDIANAPOLIS | Randy Bernard knows there are people who blame him for Dan Wheldon's death, who say the IndyCar CEO pushed the series over the edge.
The perfect storm: A high-banked oval crowded with the largest field of the season. Inexperienced or impatient drivers racing at more than 220 mph. Absolutely no room for error.
CONCORD, N.C. | Matt Kenseth won his only Cup title in 2003 and NASCAR immediately changed the championship rules.
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