Clint Bowyer (15) spins out as Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) passes by during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Newman replaces Truex in NASCAR chase

Ryan Newman replaced Martin Truex Jr. in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Monday night when NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of last weekend's race at Richmond.…
NASCAR driver and team co-owner Tony Stewart, front, leaves a news conference with help from Josh Katz, back, at Stewart-Haas Racing's headquarters in Kannapolis, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Tony Stewart calls injury a small bump in the road

Tony Stewart, upbeat and noticeably thinner, won his first race since breaking his leg in a sprint car accident when he beat an employee around the office at Stewart-Haas Racing in his wheelchair.…
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Stewart breaks right leg in Iowa crash

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will miss this weekend's road course race at Watkins Glen after breaking his right leg in a sprint car race Monday night…
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NASCAR back at dirt track for 1st time since ’70

The Truck Series is headed for the Eldora Speedway half-mile dirt track for a one-night only special designed to reconnect NASCAR with its early roots and give fans raised on asphalt and stock cars a taste of the wild races run in the dust.…
In this April 26, 2013, file photo, team owner Joe Gibbs, left, talks with driver Matt Kenseth during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas last month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

NASCAR panel reduces JGR penalties

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.…