Dale Earnhardt Jr. was amped up. Literally.
David Reutimann picked a heck of a race to win his fourth career NASCAR Sprint Cup pole.
Paul Menard became NASCAR's newest first-time winner Sunday with an upset victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a track steeped in tradition for his family.
NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray returned to his boyhood home _ or at least to the spot where it used to stand. Like much of tornado-ravaged Joplin, it didn't look anything like the place where he grew up.
Jamie McMurray took a step toward jump-starting his season Saturday by winning the pole at Martinsville Speedway.
For one afternoon, Jamie McMurray and Scott Dixon weren't professional drivers with high stakes on the line and thousands of fans watching their every left turn.
The Daytona 500 could have higher speeds, wilder races and closer finishes.
Jamie McMurray has just missed the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship several times, including an oh-so-close 14th-place finish this season.
Ryan Newman is about out of time to make the Chase field.