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Topic - Kerry Tharp
NASCAR told its competitors Thursday it is considering eliminating single-car qualifying next season in an overhaul that would likely implement road course-style qualifying at all but two tracks.
The forecast calls for rain at New Hampshire, potentially soaking fans for NASCAR's second consecutive Chase race, and putting the threat of a Monday finish in play.
Fox Sports said on Monday it still had not determined why an overhead TV camera cable snapped during the Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR will wait on Fox Sports' investigation of what caused an overhead TV camera rope to snap during the Coca-Cola 600 before deciding if such technology will be used in future races.
A NASCAR appeals panel on Friday upheld the penalties for two Richard Childress Racing Nationwide crew members who are also facing criminal charges for fighting with Nelson Piquet Jr. at Richmond International Raceway last month.
The rules surrounding Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race continue to change, and fans are concerned the latest tweak is meant to benefit Danica Patrick.
Here's a twist: Ryan Newman is eager to speak with NASCAR officials, but so far has not heard back from them.
A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas last month.
Not long after a horrific crash caused carnage in the main grandstand of Daytona International Speedway, workers swept in to hurriedly make repairs.
Brad Keselowski became a social media darling after hopping on Twitter during a lengthy delay in the Daytona 500.
Eric McClure remembers only bits and pieces of the accident that left him with a concussion and internal bruising.
NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole.
NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole. But never on a Monday — until now.
Jimmie Johnson said it's "crazy" to suggest his reputation has been tarnished by crew chief Chad Knaus' instructions to mess up the rear bumper if he won at Talladega last week.
Jeff Gordon said he finds it "a little fishy" that Paul Menard spun out at Richmond last weekend, forcing a caution that helped teammate Kevin Harvick win the race. He also wondered if Richard Childress Racing ordered Menard to do it.
"We are just trying to do everything we can to make the racing better, particularly at the intermediate tracks," Tharp said.
"It's not written in stone at this point in time," Tharp told The Associated Press. "We just talked about some ideas that would make things more interesting. Today was an opportunity for us to talk to the drivers about ideas, and I'm sure other ideas will come up over the next few weeks."