After the meteoric rise and fall of one of Sprint Cup's burgeoning superstars, Kyle Busch, the 2008 season ended the way the previous two had -- with a Jimmie Johnson championship.
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The fight for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup got a lot closer in Texas with two races to go.
Carl Edwards spent the past week insisting the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup isn't over. Maybe he's right.
Even in victory, Carl Edwards looked deflated when he was told that Chase for the Sprint Cup leader Jimmie Johnson had finished second in Sunday's Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
With a unique connection to NASCAR fans, Camping World extended its sponsorship of the sport to the NASCAR Truck Series.
With his fourth win in the last five races at Martinsville Speedway, Jimmie Johnson grew his lead in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as he attempts to win three consecutive titles.
Martinsville Speedway hosts the final short track race of the season on Sunday. It's a place where anything can happen, especially to Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers. Get a preview here and then drive out to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race on Saturday and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday.
With a win in the Bank of America 500, Jeff Burton climbed to second in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, closing the gap on point leader Jimmie Johnson.
Check out the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings at the halfway point and grab this widget for your blog.
To no one's surprise, the conduct of the lead driver on restarts was a hot topic at Saturday's pre-race driver's meeting at Lowe's Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch is close to tying a record for NASCAR Nationwide Series wins in a season. Find out just how close and who he'll tie.
Here's a look at the top five in points and five drivers to watch in Sunday's Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway. All statistical references are for Sprint Cup races at Lowe's, unless otherwise indicated. Driver rating is based on performances over the last three years (seven events) at this track.
Rain wipes out NASCAR Sprint Cup debuts for Brad Keselowski, Bryan Clauson and Scott Speed while the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will start up front Saturday night at Lowe's Motor Speedway.
Grab this widget for your Facebook, MySpace and other social-networking pages, and get ready for the season finale, which will determine the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion.
Starting fast with a record-breaking race at Talladega Superspeedway, come along for the ride as we talk about Tony Stewart's and hear from NASCAR President Mike Helton.