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Saturday August 29, 2015
  • Chad Knaus, former Miss Sprint Cup Brooke Werner tying the knot
  • The big day has finally arrived for veteran crew chief Chad Knaus and his fiancee, former Miss Sprint Cup Brooke Werner, who are set to tie the knot.

  • Stewart says he didn't see Ward on track, blames parents for death
  • NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.

  • Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash
  • NEW YORK (AP) NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.

  • Dillon can ask Gaughan for advice about Road America rain
  • ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) If it rains Saturday at Road America, Ty Dillon can draw on advice from teammate Brendan Gaughan about how to win on a wet track.

  • Full results: Final XFINITY Series practice at Road America
  • See the full results from Friday's final NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Road America, a 4.048-mile road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin where the XFINITY Series will compete in Saturday's Road America 180.

  • Count up: The 20 oldest drivers among the top 40 in Sprint Cup points
  • Ever wondered where your favorite drivers stacks up on the age pendulum of Sprint Cup Series drivers? Among the drivers currently in the top 40 in points, here are the 20 oldest -- starting with the youngest among the older group.

  • What are Clint Bowyer's plans for 2016? NASCAR Wonka investigates
  • What are Clint Bowyer's plans for 2016? Our always entertaining friend NASCAR Wonka says he's keeping his options open.

  • Full results: XFINITY Series Practice One at Road America
  • See the full results from Friday's first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Road America, a 4.048-mile road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin where the XFINITY Series will compete in Saturday's Road America 180.

  • The HarBros make a pit stop by NASCAR Race Hub
  • They're called 'The HarBros' ... five University of Michigan students who dress just like head football coach Jim Harbaugh. On Thursday, the gang made a pit stop by Charlotte Motor Speedway and FOX Sports 1's "NASCAR Race Hub."

  • Too Tough Tamers: 13 drivers with 3 or more wins at Darlington
  • The egg-shaped 1.33-mile Darlington Raceway oval is one of the toughest tracks in all of NASCAR, so much so that only 13 drivers have won three of more Sprint Cup races at "The Track Too Tough To Tame." Following are all 13.

    Short Tracks


    Bristol_Motor_Speedway (70K) Short track racing, has often been associated with fairgrounds and similar venues, Short tracks is where stock car racing first got off the back roads and into organized and regulated competition. Many traditional fans and purists still see short track racing as the "real" NASCAR, because the lower speeds make "trading paint," where the bodies of the cars actually rub against one another, practical without a very high likelihood of serious accidents. In recent years, there has been a gradual push away from short track venues for Sprint Cup (the highest level of NASCAR) in favor of longer tracks. This is due to larger venues having accommodations for more fans.

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