With only four spots in the playoffs available the need to win is increasing. As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono, a recent run of first time winners will have the field on high alert.
Penske inks Keselowski to multiyear extension
Team Penske has reached an agreement with 2012 NASCAR Cup champion Brad Keselowski on a multiyear extension. The 33-year-old Keselowski has driven for Penske throughout his 10-year career in NASCAR's top series.
Team Penske brings Blaney back for 2018
Ryan Blaney will drive a third entry for Team Penske in NASCAR's top series next year. Blaney will drive the No. 12 Ford and join Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski in team owner Roger Penske's NASCAR lineup.
Earnhardt Jr. headed to broadcast booth in 2018
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join NBC Sports Group's coverage of stock car racing next year — and there may be more options for NASCAR's most popular driver once he retires.
Kahne ends victory drought at Brickyard 400
Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup victory in nearly three years. The Hendrick Motorsports driver won under caution in the race that took more than six hours to complete, finally finishing in fading light after 167 laps and double overtime.
Brickyard 400 resumes after delay
The Brickyard 400 has resumed after a 1-hour, 47-minute rain delay. The race was just stopped after 12 laps Sunday on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's 2.5-mile oval.
Hendrick still making plans for 4-car team next season
Rick Hendrick still prefers running with a four-pack. If he has his way, all four of those cars will be racing next season. On Sunday, the longtime owner of one of NASCAR's powerhouse teams tried to douse the debate over a possible downsizing with one short statement.
Busch's closing qualifying flurry lands pole
Kyle Busch won the pole position Saturday as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive NASCAR Brickyard 400 victory Sunday.
Johnson sent to back of Brickyard field after gear change
Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will be one of three cars sent to the back of the Brickyard 400 starting grid. After qualifying fourth Saturday, Johnson made a rear gear change.
Byron holds off Menard to win Xfinity Series race
Rookie William Byron bobbed and weaved through the final two laps Saturday and held off Paul Menard to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis. The victory margin of 0.108 seconds was the narrowest in race history. Joey Logano was third, more than three seconds behind.
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