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Virginia’s Motor Mile Speedway to end short track racing, drops NASCAR sanction
Motor Mile Speedway has ceased racing operations and will transform into a entertainment and sporting event venue.
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NASCAR issues three lug nut penalties in final penalty report of season
Matt Kenseth's No. 20 Toyota had two unsecured lug nuts following the season finale.
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Watch: Denver-area fans celebrate Martin Truex Jr.’s championship
Fans gathered at a Denver-area racing themed bar to watch Furniture Row Racing win its first Cup title.
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NASCAR America: Was Kyle Busch wrong to blame Joey Logano?
Was Kyle Busch right in claiming Joey Logano impeded his way to potentially catching Martin Truex Jr.?
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NASCAR America: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s first moments of retirement
Not only did his team and fans play a big role in Dale Jr.'s life, so did Rick Hendrick. We talked about that on Monday's edition of NASCAR America.
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NASCAR America: Jarrett, Kligerman on role Sherry Pollex played in Truex’s championship
Here's what our NASCAR America analysts said about the inspiration Sherry Pollex was to the No. 78 team this season.
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Elliott Sadler's frustration understandable
Elliott Sadler confronted Ryan Preece after Sadler missed out on a shot at the XFINITY title, but Sadler had his chances to avoid Preece late.
Recapping Byron's Xfinity Series championship
Take another look as William Byron captured the Xfinity Series championship at Homestead-Miami.
Dale Jr. will miss trying to make Hendrick proud
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks fondly of team owner Rick Hendrick following his final race as a Cup driver in Homestead-Miami.
NASCAR's unique playoff format costs Busch
Kyle Busch was upset about Joey Logano inhibiting him at Homestead, but Logano was in his right to try and win.
Pollex the rock behind Truex, FR Racing success
Martin Truex Jr. and Sherry Pollex were the NASCAR stories of the year as Truex's title and Pollex's positivity inspired fans and racers everywhere.
Pollex's impact on Truex during title run
Sherry Pollex discusses how she and Martin Truex Jr. kept their belief that something good was coming their way throughout the year.
Roush Fenway Racing to field three-driver Xfinity development team in 2018
Ty Majeski, Chase Briscoe and Austin Cindric to make up Xfinity development team for Roush Fenway Racing in 2018.
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NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET: Recapping the championship weekend in Miami
We look back at Martin Truex Jr.'s championship run and Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s last Cup race.
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Brendan Gaughan will be part-time in NASCAR next season
The 42-year-old driver will compete in the Cup restrictor-plate races next year and possibly more NASCAR races.
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What’s next for Matt Kenseth? Deer hunting, half marathons and gymnastics meets
The 2003 series champion says he is "really looking forward to having a little bit of time off" after stepping away from Cup.
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Kyle Busch loses Cup title after ‘wasting too much time’ passing Joey Logano
Joey Logano's crew chief defended his driving as being "clean" in the final laps of Sunday's race.
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Long: After 27 years away, lucky charm returned for Truex Jr.’s championship
Martin Truex Jr. carried a gift in his pocket Sunday that came from a former racer.
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Emotional year helped inspire Martin Truex Jr. to championship
Following Sunday's championship-winning race, Martin Truex Jr. and Sherry Pollex talked about the trying year it has been for them.
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Martin Truex Jr.: This year felt like our year
Martin Truex Jr. and Sherry Pollex recap an incredibly emotional year for the Furniture Row Racing team.
Matt Kenseth after potential final Cup start: ‘I did the best I could every week’
Matt Kenseth finished eighth in his likely last NASCAR start in Sunday's race at Homesteead-Miami Speedway.
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Championship 4 sound off after Miami finale
Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski react to their respective nights in the title race.
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What drivers said after season-ending NASCAR Cup race
Drivers had a lot to say about the final race of the 2017 NASCAR Cup season. Here's some of their thoughts.
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Brad Keselowski on Toyota’s advantage in 2017: ‘I don’t think anyone ever had a shot this year’
Team Penske driver expresses surprise Camry was approved and renews concerns about manufacturer parity, predicting Ford could 'take a drubbing.'
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Larson disappointed not to win, but happy overall
Kyle Larson's third place finish at Homestead ended a rough final month of the season, in which he was eliminated from the playoffs, on a high note.
Matt Kenseth will miss fans the most
Matt Kenseth breaks down his final ride in the No. 20 and describes how he wants his legacy in NASCAR to be remembered.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final Cup ride celebrated
Dale Earnhardt Jr: "I love it. We retire and Martin (Truex Jr.) wins the championship. That’s storybook."
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Dale Jr. couldn't be happier for Martin Truex Jr.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. opens up about his relationship with Martin Truex Jr. and shares his excitement for his friend's title.
Brad Keselowski: I had to be perfect to win
Brad Keselowski feels he ran a good race at Homestead and is already looking ahead to next season.
Harvick comes up short, is ready for the offseason
Kevin Harvick applauds his team on the "championship effort" and congratulates Martin Truex Jr. on the victory.
Final 2017 Cup points standings after Miami
Martin Truex Jr. won Furniture Row Racing its first NASCAR title while denying Kyle Busch his second championship.
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Kyle Busch: 'Today I thought we were better'
Kyle Busch says he believes they were the better race car at Homestead, but too much time battling with the No. 22 cost him the victory.
Results, stats for Cup season finale in Miami won by Martin Truex Jr.
Martin Truex Jr. beat Kyle Busch to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and the Cup championship.
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Morris: Victory a symbol of teamwork and pride
Bass Pro Shops' Johnny Morris reacts to Martin Truex Jr.'s championship victory and refers to the win as a symbol of pride and teamwork.
Pollex to Truex Jr.: That's why you don't give up
Sherry Pollex, Martin Truex Jr.'s longtime girlfriend, reveals what she said immediately after his win.
Pearn on Cup Series win: I can't comprehend it
Crew chief Cole Pearn believes his team's hard work carried Martin Truex Jr. to NASCAR Cup Series win despite not having their best race.
Truex Jr. presented with NASCAR Cup Series trophy
Martin Truex Jr. lifts the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series trophy with the help of crew chief Cole Pearn. Truex Jr. credits his team with resurrecting his career.
Dale Jr.: I hope the fans enjoyed the season
Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares an emotional moment with Rick Hendrick after his final race, congratulates Martin Truex Jr. on the championship win and tries to describe his final laps as a driver.
Truex Jr. holds off Busch for championship win
Martin Truex Jr. puts an exclamation point on his near-perfect season with the championship victory at Homestead-Miami.
Truex Jr. refused to give up in championship win
Martin Truex Jr. tears up after winning the NASCAR Cup Series championship and reveals that with 20 to go he thought he was done, but he refused to give up.
Martin Truex Jr. captures Cup championship with victory at Miami
The Furniture Row Racing driver held off a furious charge by Kyle Busch.
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Martin Truex Jr. wins Cup Series title
Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch at Homestead-Miami to capture his first career NASCAR Cup Series championship.
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Truex Jr. leads the Championship 4 after Stage 2
Kyle Larson won the first two stages at Homestead-Miami, while Martin Truex Jr. and the rest of the Championship 4 are almost inseparable.
Danica disappointed following early Homestead exit
Danica Patrick looks back at the wreck that knocked her out of Homestead early in her final race as a full-time driver.
Danica Patrick’s full-time Cup career ends with crash: ‘It’s the story of my year’
Danica Patrick cut a tire and hit the wall in a wreck that collected Kasey Kahne.
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Kyle Larson wins Stage 2 at Miami, Martin Truex Jr. is top Championship 4 driver
The four championship contenders remain between second and fifth place at the end of Stage 2, just like they did in Stage 1.
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Patrick's car catches fire, ends her race early
Danica Patrick's final race as a full-time driver ends early due to a crash with Kasey Kahne,
Larson beats Championship 4 in Stage 1
Kyle Larson turns an impressive opening stretch into a Stage 1 victory at Homestead, leading the way ahead of NASCAR's Championship 4.
Kyle Larson wins Stage 1 at Miami, Brad Keselowski leads Championship 4 drivers
While Kyle Larson wins Stage 1, all four Championship 4 drivers are right behind from 2nd to 5th.
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Homestead-Miami great for championship battle
Jeff Burton highlights the different strategies drivers can take in the championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s fans on what the driver means to them
Actor Justin Hartley narrates an essay on the love affair between Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his fans.
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How does Danica want to be remembered?
Danica Patrick says she hopes to be remembered as a great driver and a woman after she retires.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks to Bob Costas about his career, legacy before final Cup start
Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks about his legacy as a driver and what's in store for him after today's race.
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Dale Jr. introduced at Homestead one last time
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is introduced to fans one last time at Homestead-Miami.
'This is Us' actor examines what Jr. means to fans
'This is Us' star Justin Hartley examines what Dale Earnhardt Jr. means to fans and the driver's influence on the sport.
Dale Jr. helped change the NASCAR culture
Dale Earnhardt Jr. thanks Jr. Nation for everything in his career and discusses life away from the track with Bob Costas ahead of his final Cup race at Homestead-Miami.
Furniture Row Racing going for Cup title after year of success, tragedy
Furniture Row Racing is in its second Championship 4 in three years with Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 78.
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Staff picks for today’s season finale in Miami
Here is who the NBC Sports writers are picking to win the final race of the season.
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NASCAR Chairman Brian France discusses sport’s future, young drivers, series sponsor
NASCAR Chairman Brian France met with the media before Sunday's race.
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Furniture Row shows true character in title win
This NASCAR season, Furniture Row Racing and Martin Truex Jr. have shown they are a combination of outsiders, underdogs, and survivors.
Long: Never has there been a race like Atlanta 1992 … until today
Today's season finale features a multitude of storylines that compares to the 1992 finale, considered among the sport's biggest races.
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Today’s NASCAR Cup Championship race at Miami: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
The Ford EcoBoost 400 brings the end of the 2017 Cup season and Dale Earnhardt Jr's Cup career.
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Watch: Championship 4 drivers share thoughts on Miami outcome
See what William Byron, Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier and Daniel Hemric said after the Ford EcoBoost 300.
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JR Motorsports sweeps top three in final Xfinity Series standings
William Byron finished ahead of Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier and Daniel Hemric.
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Results, stats for Xfinity season finale at Miami
Cole Custer led a track record 182 laps to give Stewart-Haas Racing its first Xfinity Series win.
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Preece confronted by Sadler after race
Elliott Sadler confronts Ryan Preece after the race for a move that Sadler believes cost him the Xfinity championship.
Hemric moving forward after championship loss
Daniel Hemric's title race and the heartbreaking loss has made him hungrier to get ready for Daytona next season.
Allagaier comes up short in championship race
Justin Allagaier congratulates William Byron and Cole Custer for their big wins at Homestead and looks ahead to the 2018 season.
Preece didn't mean to cost Sadler the win
Ryan Preece talks about the contact made with Elliott Sadler and tells NBC Sports, "if there's a person you don't want to cost a championship to it's Elliott Sadler."
William Byron is presented with the Xfinity trophy
William Byron makes his way to the stage to be given the Xfinity Series championship trophy.
Custer celebrates Ford EcoBoost 300 win
Cole Custer celebrates his dominating win at Homestead and tells Rutledge Wood "it's unbelievable" after an offseason full of question marks.
Byron on Xfinity championship win: This is awesome
William Byron reacts to his first Xfinity Series championship and discusses how he managed to find it in him to pass teammate Elliott Sadler in the final stage.
Sadler blames Xfinity title loss on Preece
Elliott Sadler reacts to the way Ryan Preece ran them in the Ford EcoBoost 300, saying Preece was the reason they lost the championship.
Cole Custer wins first Xfinity race; William Byron claims series championship
Cole Custer led 182 laps to win as William Byron finished third to clinch his first NASCAR championship.
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Devastated Elliott Sadler watches another title chance go away
Elliott Sadler was upset with Ryan Preece for how Preece raced him late while Sadler tried to win the championship.
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Custer wins Ford EcoBoost 300, Byron wins title
Cole Custer grabs his first Xfinity Series win in the Ford EcoBoost 300 while William Byron claims the championship at Homestead-Miami.
Cup title contenders share thoughts after final practice in Miami
The Championship 4 drivers will fight for the Cup title Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Extra set of tires for Championship 4
NASCAR decided to give the Championship 4 a bit of relief during the final race of the 2017 season.
Martin Truex Jr. fastest in final Cup practice in Miami
Martin Truex Jr. was the only Championship 4 driver in the top five. Kyle Busch was sixth fastest.
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Tyler Reddick wins Xfinity pole; Daniel Hemric leads championship drivers in fourth
Daniel Hemric and William Byron are the only Championship 4 drivers starting in the top 12.
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NASCAR allowing Cup teams to purchase extra set of tires for race
Cup teams now will have 10 sets of tires plus the set they start with for Sunday's race.
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Denny Hamlin leads Saturday morning Cup practice
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ranks second on the speed chart for the session.
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Kevin Harvick penalized time in final Cup practice
Nine Cup teams docked practice time Saturday for inspection issues.
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Justin Allgaier ‘in the best place mentally’ a year after disappointing title finish
Justin Allgaier's best season of his NASCAR career comes a year after the worst disappointment of it.
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Goodyear signs extension with NASCAR
Goodyear has been a tire supplier of NASCAR since 1954.
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Today’s Xfinity race at Miami: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
All the pertinent details for today's season-ending race on NBCSN.
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Saturday’s schedule at Homestead-Miami Speedway
No matter who wins, the Xfinity Series will crown a first-time champion today.
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Results, statistics from Ford EcoBoost 200 Truck season finale
Chase Briscoe earned his first career Truck win, while Christopher Bell finished second to win the Truck championship.
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Here’s the final 2017 Camping World Truck Series driver standings
The 2017 Championship 4 final standings have Christopher Bell on top with 4,035 points.
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Christopher Bell wins Truck title, Chase Briscoe earns first career series win
It was a pair of firsts Friday: Christopher Bell earned his first NASCAR Truck championship and Chase Briscoe won his first career Truck Series win.
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Starting lineup for Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Cup title race
All four Championship 4 drivers will start within the first five rows of Sunday's race.
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Ganassi meets with Danica about ‘fabulous opportunity’
IndyCar and NASCAR team owner intrigued by idea but says business side of deal would need to be worked out.
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Brad Keselowski overcomes qualifying brake issues
Brad Keselowski had to overcome brake issues the day of qualifying and he believes his team still has a long way to go.
Kyle Busch misses 'great opportunity' to get pole
Kyle Busch has qualified in third for Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400, which he believes puts his team ahead of where they were for his championship run in 2015.
Harvick isn't concerned starting in ninth place
Kevin Harvick didn't have the qualifying he had hoped for, but he isn't concerned with the 9th place starting position.
Hamlin not worried about Championship 4, wants win
Denny Hamlin isn't concerned with how his pole position helped teammate Kyle Busch, he wants a win at Homestead-Miami.
Denny Hamlin grabs Homestead pole
Martin Truex qualified second, Kyle Busch third, Brad Keselowski fifth, and Kevin Harvick ninth.
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Hamlin steals pole position from Truex Jr.
Denny Hamlin comes in late and steals the pole position away from Martin Truex Jr. for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami.
NASCAR community thanks Danica for impact
Members of the NBC Sports NASCAR broadcast thank Danica Patrick for the impact she has made on the sport.
This is Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s legacy
Before Dale Jr. suits up for his final race, here's a special look at what his legacy means to NASCAR.
William Byron fastest in final Xfinity practice at Homestead-Miami
Will being fastest in the final practice give William Byron a marked edge over his three rivals in Saturday's Xfinity championship race?
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Why don't NASCAR race cars have doors?
Ever wonder why NASCAR race cars don't have any doors? Here's a look at how the cars have changed throughout the years.
What makes Homestead-Miami so unique
Members of NASCAR's Championship 4 reveal what sets Homestead-Miami apart from the other tracks they've raced at throughout the season.
Chase Briscoe earns Miami Truck pole; Austin Cindric highest of Championship 4 drivers
Three of the Championship 4 drivers qualified 8th through 13th.
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Kaz Grala joining JGL Racing full-time in Xfinity next season
Kaz Grala will move up to the Xfinity Series after one season in the Camping World Truck Series.
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How Championship 4 would celebrate title win
Martin Truex Jr., Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch, aka the Championship 4, reveal what they would do if they won the NASCAR championship on Sunday.
Tyler Reddick fastest in first Xfinity practice at Miami; William Byron tops championship drivers
William Byron was fifth fastest in the practice session for Saturday's race.
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Patrick 'excited' about next phase in career
An emotional Danica Patrick announces this season will be her last as a full-time driver and reveals she will run in the Daytona 500 as well as the Indy 500 next year.
Danica Patrick says this will be last full-time season as a driver
Danica Patrick says she will drive in the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 next season.
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Coke Top Moments: Danica the person
We peel back the curtain a bit and see who Danica Patrick the person is.
What you didn't know about Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski shares his pre-race playlist and what he would be doing right now if he wasn't a NASCAR driver.
Thank you for your lasting impact, Dale Jr.
NBC NASCAR analysts say thank you to Dale Earnhardt Jr. for his impact on and off the track in NASCAR.
Kyle Busch fastest in first Cup practice in Miami
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was 14th fastest in the session, but will go to a backup engine after burning a piston.
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One thing Dale Jr. wants to do in his final race
Dale Jr. discusses the engine issues he dealt with in practice at Homestead and the one goal he has for his final race.
Five things you didn't know about Kevin Harvick
Kevin Harvick discusses the driver he looked up to the most growing up, his favorite sports team and his unique pre-race routine.
Chip Ganassi Racing pit crew department wins Comcast Community Champion Award
The Chip Ganassi Racing pit crew department was awarded $60,000 for its philanthropic efforts.
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Wish upon a star: Dale Jr.’s dedication to ill children leaves lasting impact
More Make-A-Wish children have met Dale Earnhardt Jr. than most other athletes, and the experiences have enriched both the families and the driver.
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John Hunter Nemechek fastest in final Truck Series practice in Miami
Christopher Bell placed fifth in the session and was fastest among the four championship drivers.
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Johnny Sauter returning to GMS Racing next season
Johnny Sauter will return for his 10th full-time season in the Camping World Truck Series.
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Johnny Sauter fastest in Truck practice in Miami
Johnny Sauter and Christopher Bell were the only championship drivers in the top five.
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NASCAR America: Elliott Sadler leads three JR Motorsports drivers into Xfinity title race
Elliott Sadler is in the Xfinity Championship 4 for the second straight season.
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Friday’s schedule for Trucks, Cup and Xfinity at Homestead-Miami Speedway
The first major NASCAR championship of the season is decided tonight in the Camping World Truck Series' Ford EcoBoost 200.
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NASCAR America: Daniel Hemric: Team overcame obstacles thanks to Richard Childress’ leadership
Daniel Hemric looks to give Richard Childress Racing its first Xfinity title since 2013.
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NASCAR America: Martin Truex Jr. feels like he’s ‘already won’ with his career
Martin Truex Jr. says mind games won't work on him ahead of championship race. "Your talk is cheap, show me."
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NASCAR America: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s ‘My Greatest 8’ — ‘It’s Bristol, baby!’
In 2004, Dale Earnhardt Jr. became the first driver to sweep the Cup and Xfinity races at Bristol in one weekend.
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NASCAR America: Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick preview Cup title race
Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski are both vying for their second Cup titles.
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Busch ends 'trying' season in Miami
Kyle Busch talks about making his third straight Championship 4 and the rivalries he's cultivated with drivers like Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick.
Byron: Homestead is the best track for us
William Byron's win at Phoenix was a "huge confidence builder" and he's looking for a repeat performance at Homestead-Miami.
'My Greatest 8': Dale Jr.'s 2004 Bristol sweep
The latest installment of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s "My Greatest 8" takes us back to 2004 after he became the first driver to ever sweep a weekend at Bristol.
Hemric overcomes obstacles to make Homestead-Miami
Daniel Hemric is one of two rookies in the Xfinity Series' Championship 4 and speaks with Kelli Stavast about overcoming obstacles and outracing his three competitors.
Truex Jr. isn't letting pressure get to him
Martin Truex Jr. isn't letting anyone get in his head ahead of Homestead-Miami because in his mind he's already won.
Keselowski: Homestead 'could go either way'
Brad Keselowski explains how the changes in race format impacts the experience of being in the Championship 4 and reveals his biggest fear about Homestead-Miami.
Justin Allgaier values team camaraderie
Justin Allgaier speaks with Nate Ryan about his team's chances of winning the championship with an interim crew chief and racing for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Elliott Sadler seeking redemption at Miami
Elliot Sadler looks ahead to the XFINITY Series championship at Miami and explains what he needs to do different this season.
Harvick thinks he's Homestead underdog
Kevin Harvick discusses the significance of passing Martin Truex Jr. for the win at Texas and the parallels between this stretch and his first title in 2014.
NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Championship driver interviews, Miami preview
NASCAR America interviews the Cup and Xfinity Series Championship 4 drivers.
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Kyle Busch on Keselowski: ‘Sometimes you just don’t like a guy’
Kyle Busch doesn't hold back in his feelings for one of the drivers he's racing for a title this weekend in Miami.
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Miami represents final race for many Cup drivers with current teams
At least ten drivers are changing, losing or retiring from rides after Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Five things you didn't know about Kyle Busch
Before Kyle Busch attempts to win the NASCAR Cup Series championship in Miami, he discusses his favorite post-race meal and what Winter Olympic sport he would participate in.
Weekend schedule for NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Trucks in Miami
One weekend, three championships to be decided.
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Five things you didn't know about Truex Jr.
Martin Truex Jr. discusses the wacky pre-race superstitions he used to have and his love for snowboarding.
Kyle Busch secretly signs autographs for fans
Kyle Busch details why he signs fans' stuff while they're attending races.
Xfinity Series Spotlight: Previewing the championship drivers
The Xfinity title will be decided between Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier, William Byron and Daniel Hemric.
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How Dale Jr. journeyed beyond NASCAR into new media
The 14-time most popular driver became a household name beyond NASCAR through some unconventional opportunities.
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NASCAR America: Dale Jarrett on 25th anniversary of Alan Kulwicki’s championship
Dale Jarrett reflects back to the 1992 season finale at Atlanta, which some call one of the greatest races in NASCAR history.
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Inaugural 2017 NBC Pit Crew All-Stars team is announced
Say hello to the first NBC Pit Crew All-Stars Team
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Truex Jr. stole his mom's car for a joyride
Martin Truex Jr. has plenty of driving experience and it all began when he stole his mom's car for a trip down the driveway.
Ky. Busch stole his family's car at five years old
Kyle Busch duped his grandmother at five years old in order to get behind the wheel for the first time ever.
Brad Keselowski's first time behind the wheel
Brad Keselowski recalls learning how to drive in his dad's Ford pickup truck at seven years old.
Kevin Harvick 'drove a lot before I should've'
Kevin Harvick recalls his first driving experiences, which includes going joyriding at 13 in a box van.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s ‘My Greatest 8’ — Wins Daytona 500 for second time
Today's episode of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 'My Greatest 8' features his second win in the Daytona 500, in 2014.
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Is Harvick's team peaking at the right time?
Kevin Harvick's team struggled at the beginning of the season, but the No. 4 is peaking at the right time. Can he carry the playoff momentum into Homestead-Miami?
Brad K's ability to strategize makes him dangerous
Brad Keselowski's speed hasn't been up to par as the other three drivers in the Championship 4, but his team's strategy should keep the No. 2 in the running.
Busch's talent helps him withstand the pressure
Kyle Busch may be under a lot of pressure heading into Homestead-Miami, but his talent helps keep him in control.
Can Truex Jr. perform on the biggest NASCAR stage?
Martin Truex Jr. has the speed to overcome adversity, but he still needs to prove whether or not he can handle the pressure of Homestead-Miami.
Tire guys featured as NASCAR Pit Crew All-Stars
Steve Letarte names his Pit Crew All-Star team for the season, including a Nebraska linebacker and a NASCAR pit crew lifer.
Championship 4 stop by the 'The Tonight Show'
Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick join Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' and don't hold back when it comes to roasting the host.
Chris Gayle to remain Erik Jones’ crew chief in move to Joe Gibbs Racing
Gayle will end his first season as a NASCAR Cup crew chief Sunday at Miami.
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1992 Cup Series finale the greatest race ever?
Entering the 1992 Cup finale, six drivers were in play for the title before Alan Kulwicki's second place finish earned him the win.
Cup championship crew chiefs worried about tire allotment in Miami
Teams will have fewer sets of tires compared to last year's season finale and that makes crew chiefs ponder strategy.
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'My Greatest 8': Dale Jr.'s second Daytona 500 win
One of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s greatest accomplishments is his second Daytona 500 win in 2014.
Two Xfinity teams penalized for lug nut violations at Phoenix
Both teams were penalized for lug nut violations.
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Ex-NCAA FB players featured as Pit Crew All-Stars
Steve Letarte names his Pit Crew All-Star team for the season, including a former car washer and how one jack man recovered from a devastating mistake
NASCAR America 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN: Keselowski, Harvick, Dale Jr., Pit Crew All-Star winners
We've got a packed show today with features on Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, how all 4 championship teams stack up, and Dale Jr's latest 'My Greatest 8'
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Cup Championship 4 profile: Martin Truex Jr.
Martin Truex Jr. gets his second shot at a Cup championship in three years.
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Cup Championship 4 profile: Kyle Busch
Kyle Busch has the second-most wins (5) of the Championship 4 drivers.
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Joe Gibbs Racing 2018 Xfinity lineup: Christopher Bell, Brandon Jones, Ryan Preece
Christopher Bell, Brandon Jones and Ryan Preece will be Joe Gibbs Racing's three Xfinity Series drivers in 2018.
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Cup Championship 4 profile: Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski continues his quest for a second Cup championship.
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Cup Championship 4 profile: Kevin Harvick
Kevin Harvick hopes to become first driver to win multiple titles under current playoff elimination format.
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Team Penske announces Xfinity sponsor for 2018
Fitzgerald Glider Kits also will serve as the primary sponsor of Ryan Blaney's Cup car for the Bristol night race next August.
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Top Coke Moments: Hamlin, Elliott's ongoing feud
It was a story we all followed as Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott continued to get into it with each other. Watch the moments that kept us glued to our TVs.
Championship 4 drivers have fun with Jimmy Fallon
Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick had some fun on "The Tonight Show" and with host Jimmy Fallon.
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Homestead-Miami primer: Everything you need to know about race, track
From all this season's results to all-time marks at Miami, here's a quick reference for you for Sunday's big race.
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NASCAR America: Dale Jr.’s ‘My Greatest 8’ – 2004 Daytona 500 win
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first Daytona 500 in his fifth try in 2004, three years after his father's death in the race.
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NASCAR America: Dale Jarrett sits down with Championship 4 drivers
Dale Jarrett previews the championship race with Brad Keselowski, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick.
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NASCAR America: Scan All from Phoenix Raceway
Matt Kenseth and crew chief Jason Ratliff recap how they snapped a 51-race winless streak.
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Aggressive Kyle Busch optimistic heading to Miami
Kyle Busch may not have had a tremendous showing at Phoenix, but he's optimistic going to Homestead and his aggressiveness and pit crew could give him an advantage.
Championship 4 on what winning title would mean
Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick are live on set to preview the NASCAR Championship at Homestead and describe what is crossing the line.
'My Greatest 8': Dale Jr.'s first Daytona 500 win
Dale Earnhardt Jr. remembers his first Daytona 500 win back in 2004, which was his first win in the Great American Race in his fifth try.
Scan All: Can-Am 500 at Phoenix
Relive the sights and sounds from the Can-Am 500 with driver and team communications during Matt Kenseth's win at Phoenix International Speedway.
Truex Jr. under most pressure as car to beat
Martin Truex Jr. is certainly not lacking confidence heading into Homestead, but as the favorite he may also be under the most pressure.
NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Scan All, interviews with Championship 4 drivers
Carolyn Manno hosts with Parker Kligerman and Steve Letarte.
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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not heading into NASCAR Cup championship race (video)
What drivers are riding a heat wave into Miami, and who's cold as ice?
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Bump & Run: What to be watching for in Cup title race
NBC Sports' writers also discuss Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson.
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Matt Kenseth to drive rookie paint scheme in Cup season finale
Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will both drive their rookie paint schemes Sunday.
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NASCAR America: Phoenix win brings out Matt Kenseth’s witty side
Maybe Matt Kenseth might consider a career in comedy?
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NASCAR America: Dale Jarrett on what happened to Jimmie Johnson at Phoenix
No, the answer is not to break up Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus, says Dale Jarrett.
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Watch: Budweiser unveils special tribute to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 8
The video recalls some of the retiring driver's iconic moments in the famous paint scheme.
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NASCAR America: How did Brad Keselowski make it to Miami?
There were so many things against Brad Keselowski at Phoenix, yet he still managed to reach the championship round at Miami.
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Dale Jr.'s rich history in Budweiser No. 8 car
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s rise to fame began in the No. 8 Budweiser car and here are some of the best moments from his run in that car. Video via Budweiser.
NASCAR America: Dale Jr’s ‘My Greatest 8’ — Wins for dad at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt Jr. dedicated his win at Daytona in the 2001 Pepsi 400 to his late father.
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NASCAR America: Why did Denny Hamlin battle Chase Elliott late in the race when he didn’t have to?
What was Denny Hamlin thinking, racing Chase Elliott so hard in Sunday's race? Our analysts want to know.
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'My Greatest 8': Daytona win after Dale Sr. dies
Dale Earnhardt Jr. remembers his emotional win at Daytona that he dedicated to his dad, who died only months earlier.
Kenseth shows comedic side after win at Phoenix
Matt Kenseth could not contain his happiness in front of the press following surprise Phoenix win.
Johnson struggled to find answers in playoffs
Despite struggling mightily in the playoffs, Jimmie Johnson should take away that his team continued to battle and don't be surprised if they turn things around sooner rather than later.
Keselowski lucky to make it into Championship 4
Brad Keselowski must put 16th place finish in Phoenix behind him after luck helps him qualify for the Championship 4 above Denny Hamlin.
Matt Kenseth respected by every other driver
Matt Kenseth is one of the rare competitors that every driver respects, no matter what, making his win at Phoenix that much more special.
Why didn't Hamlin let Elliott pass at Phoenix?
Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott definitely had some bad blood heading into Phoenix and it ultimately cost both drivers. Could it have been avoided? Did either driver do anything wrong?
Matt Kenseth should still have a place in NASCAR
Matt Kenseth has the talent to help a team compete, as well as the ability to mentor a young driver entering NASCAR.
NASCAR Cup Series champion will be crowned
Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski will battle for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship at Miami.