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Johnson wins 8th Sprint Cup race at Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go and won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops List Of Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a lightening rod for Nascar fans since the he joined the top level of the sport in 2000. Fans have voted him the sport's most popular driver 10 straight years. He has dominated Nascar merchandise sales over the past decade with estimates putting his share as high as 35% of the total during some years. But the critics question his ardent following after extended winless streaks of 76 and 143 races and figure his support is simply a function of his famous name. Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Dale Jr. is still the biggest star in the sport.


New Fox sports network to debut in August

The network said Tuesday that Fox Sports 1, converted from Speed TV, will be in 90 million homes. The company has rights to college basketball and football, NASCAR, soccer and UFC for the channel.


Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson has won his second Daytona 500, racing past defending NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski on the final restart, while Danica Patrick...


Kenseth wins Monday night madness at Daytona

Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth has won his second Daytona 500, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. to end one of the more bizarre races in NASCAR history.


NASCAR Postpones Daytona 500 to Noon Monday

Daytona 500

NASCAR postponed the Daytona 500 because of rain, the first time in the 54-year history of the event that it has been delayed a day.


Patrick crashes in NASCAR debut

Danica Patrick's debut in NASCAR's Nationwide Series ended with a need for some of her own car insurance. Involved in a wreck on Lap 68, the front end of her No. 7 Chevrolet was torn to shreds, turning her hopes for a dazzling debut into the worst three-letter acronym in the sport: DNF.


Johnson wins 4th straight NASCAR championship

Johnson wins 4th straight NASCAR championship

Jimmie Johnson was chasing much more than a championship. He was also chasing NASCAR history. The most dominant driver of this decade won a record fourth consecutive championship Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where he raced hard to finish fifth when 25th-place would have gotten the job done.


NASCAR: Mayfield again tests positive for meth

NASCAR says Jeremy Mayfield has again tested positive for methamphetamine and wants the federal judge who lifted the driver's drug suspension to reinstate the ban.


Doctor told Mayfield what substance was found

The administrator of NASCAR's drug-testing program says he told driver Jeremy Mayfield what banned substance was found in his positive test.


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