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Johnson leads Chase after win at Texas

Johnson leads Chase after win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas -- Jimmie Johnson took a giant step toward his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship by dominating Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson led 255 of the 334 laps to win his sixth race of the season and his first on a 1 1/2-mile track this season. Johnson now leads Matt Kenseth by seven points with only two races left in the season.

Keselowski beats Hamlin at pass in Texas

Keselowski beats Hamlin at pass in Texas By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange FORT WORTH, Tex. -- Brad Keselowski dominated early and retook the lead late from Denny Hamlin to win the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Dillon dominates Trucks race at Texas

Dillon dominates Trucks race at Texas By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange FORT WORTH, Texas -- Dominating the action from start to finish, Ty Dillon ran away with Friday night's WinStar World Casino 350 at Texas Motor Speedway, leading 130 of the 147 laps in the 20th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season.

Gordon wins race; Johnson, Kenseth tied for points lead

Gordon wins race; Johnson, Kenseth tied for points lead MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Jeff Gordon claimed his first win of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season on Sunday with a victory in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. "There's nothing better than getting a clock at Martinsville," Gordon said of the grandfather clock awarded as a trophy to race winners at the track. "It's hard to top what it feels like to win."

Historic victory for Wallace Jr. at Martinsville

Historic victory for Wallace Jr. at Martinsville By Chris Knight Special to NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- The clock struck one for Darrell Wallace Jr. on Saturday afternoon at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, as he earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in the Kroger 200.

Hendrick Motorsports renews National Guard as sponsor of Dale Earnhardt Jr. for 20 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Army National Guard has extended its sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr. through the 2014 season with Hendrick Motorsports. The Guard will be the primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet for 20 Sprint Cup races, including the Daytona 500. Hendrick Motorsports said Friday the Guard will also have prominent brand placement during all non-primary events.

McMurray wins at Talladega

McMurray wins at Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Jimmie Johnson is the new points leader and Jamie McMurray ended a 108-race winless streak. Those were the top two stories to come out of the Camping World Trucking 500 Sunday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. The last lap got pretty crazy as rookie Austin Dillon went on a wild ride in which he became airborne before coming down hard on his four wheels.

Busch claims another Nationwide win

Busch claims another Nationwide win By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange CONCORD, N.C. -- Status quo. Kyle Busch won from the pole -- as he almost always does -- and the race for the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship remained excruciating tight.

Ryan Reed to drive for Roush with Eli Lilly diabetes campaign

CONCORD, N.C. - Roush-Fenway Racing will field a Nationwide Series car next season for Ryan Reed with the American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign as his sponsor. Reed has Type 1 diabetes and his sponsorship will be supported by Eli Lilly. He'll join Charlie Kimball of the IndyCar Series as two drivers competing in a national series with diabetes. Reed will drive the No. 16 Ford full-time for Roush and compete for rookie of the year. Reed has run three races this season for Roush, with a best finish of ninth at Richmond.

Pit strategy helps Harvick win in Kansas

Pit strategy helps Harvick win in Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kevin Harvick earned the win and Jimmie Johnson tightened the point standings in Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400. Harvick claimed his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the year when he took the checkered flag in the at Kansas Speedway. "These guys just did a great job all weekend," Harvick said of his crew. Kurt Busch finished second, with Jeff Gordon third.
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