TALLADEGA, Ala. – Almost from the day he arrived at Hendrick Motorsports 25 years ago, Chad Knaus had a specific ambition. He wanted to be crew chief on Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet. Continue reading
JOLIET, Ill. – Paul Menard had the hottest shoe on the hottest day of the NASCAR season. Continue reading
The crew in black and yellow fire suits went methodically about its business, check-listing last details before the beginning of the final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Continue reading
Martin Truex Jr. is enjoying life at the top of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pyramid.
He’s the series leader in points. Entering Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN), he’s tied for the series lead in victories with three. And he’s the runaway leader in playoff points with 29, a whopping 14 coming from stage wins. Continue reading
More than anything, Dale Earnhardt Jr. wanted to be the master of his own destiny.
In announcing his retirement from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing on Tuesday at the Hendrick Motorsports campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, Earnhardt described his primary motivation during months of physically and emotionally exhausting rehabilitation from a concussion that sidelined him from the final 18 races of the 2016 season. Continue reading