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Splash and Go: Drivers who need a win in Richmond
Nate Ryan and Jeff Burton discuss the four NASCAR bubble drivers and who needs a win at Richmond Raceway to stay alive in the playoffs.
Goodyear tire info for Richmond race weekend
Cup and Xfinity teams will ride on the same type of tires as they did in the spring races at Richmond.
Splash and Go: Why Kyle Busch is so frustrated
Kyle Busch was upset after making contact with Garrett Smithley in Las Vegas, but there is a deeper reason why Busch's temper boiled over after the race.
Preliminary entry lists for Richmond Raceway
There are 38 entries for Saturday's Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. becomes privately owned
Bruton Smith's family, which owns Speedway Motorsports, Inc., has completed its acquisition of all outstanding stock in SMI, which will no longer be a publicly traded company.
Bump and Run: Will Joe Gibbs Racing’s dominance continue?
The NBC Sports writers look ahead to this weekend's race at Richmond and if Joe Gibbs Racing can win at least half the races this season.
Is Kyle Busch's frustration at Smithley justified?
Kyle Busch expressed frustration after Sunday's race in Las Vegas because Garrett Smithley would not avoid a collision late in the race, but the NASCAR America crew explains why Busch may be in the wrong.
Logano recovers after mid-race damage in Las Vegas
Joey Logano was able to salvage a ninth-place finish after returning from suffering damage in the middle of the South Point 400 in Las Vegas.
Recapping wild NASCAR playoff opener in Las Vegas
The NASCAR America crew try to wrap their minds around Sunday's wild playoff opener in Las Vegas.
NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET: Las Vegas recap
Steve Letarte, Nate Ryan and Kyle Petty will review the Cup Series playoff-opening race at Las Vegas.
After Las Vegas incidents, Kurt Busch, Kyle Larson look for Richmond rebound
After costly incidents at Las Vegas, the pressure ratchets up for Kyle Larson and especially Kurt Busch this Saturday at Richmond.
Best of the rest: How non-playoff drivers did in Las Vegas
Jimmie Johnson earned his first top-15 finish with Cliff Daniels as his crew chief.
NASCAR Cup Series playoffs roll on at Richmond
Chase Elliott and the rest of the NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers head to Richmond for the Federated Auto Parts 400 this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Brad Keselowski rebounds to ‘steal’ third-place finish in playoff opener
Brad Keselowski struggled to stay in the top 20 for much of Sunday's race before surging to the front in the final stage.
William Byron rallies to score top 10 in first Cup playoff race
William Byron overcomes a spin after a tire went down to record his second consecutive top-10 finish.
Results, points after Cup playoff opener in Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr. not only won Sunday's race, he leaves Las Vegas on top of the NASCAR Cup standings.
Almriola fights to 13th-place at Las Vegas
Aric Almirola says he struggled with the handling of the No. 10 car at Las Vegas despite having plenty of speed, and he makes a point to mention the late Mike Stefanik after the race.
What drivers said after Las Vegas playoff opener
Here’s what drivers said after Sunday’s NASCAR Cup playoff-opening race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Hamlin on struggles: Wasn't anything wrong with me
Denny Hamlin intimates that "something's out of whack for sure" with the No. 11 car after a 15th-place finish in the NASCAR Cup Series playoff opener at Las Vegas.
Newman takes big step at Las Vegas
Ryan Newman is proud of the effort from the No. 6 team after a top-10 finish and says that it is a big step for them to be more competitive at a 1.5-mile track.
Bowman makes up positions thanks to pit crew
Alex Bowman unpacks a sixth-place finish at Las Vegas and credits his pit crew and a strong night on pit road as the reason for his success.
Larson sees room for improvement after Las Vegas
Kyle Larson analyzes an eighth-place finish at Las Vegas and says that his chassis set up still needs some work because the car still bounces around a lot on track.
Truex Jr. analyzes playoff win at Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr. looks back on his "wild" day at Las Vegas, describes how difficult it was to pass on a constantly-changing race surface, and assesses where the No. 19 team goes from here in the playoffs.
Extended Highlights: Truex Jr. wins at Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr. automatically advances to the Round of 12 in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs thanks to his victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Blaney turns in top-five finish at Las Vegas
Ryan Blaney looks at the potential impact air pressure had on the fact that the No. 12 team was good in the long runs but couldn't take off well during the short runs of the race.
Logano's day at Las Vegas was tale of two races
Joey Logano says his race car was a "rocket ship" during the heat of the day but that the No. 22 lost pace after the sun went down and the track lost some temperature.
Keselowski recovers to finish third at Las Vegas
Brad Keselowski says the No. 2 team didn't give up or panic, and by the end of the race, Team Penske was able to find enough to steal a third-place finish.
Elliott oozing confidence after Las Vegas
Chase Elliott says the No. 9 was a lot better at Las Vegas than the team has been in recent weeks and is confident with how competitive he can be throughout the rest of the playoffs.
Byron rallies for seventh at Las Vegas
After a seventh-place finish at Las Vegas, William Byron describes what happened on track to cause his left rear tire to go down, causing a spin and forcing him to pit road before a fortuitous caution.
Kyle Busch frustrated after 19th-place finish
Kyle Busch says it's "pathetic" to have to lean on his playoff points lead after a trying race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and says "my premiums are going to go up."
Harvick finishes runner-up to Truex at Las Vegas
Despite being "way off" when the No. 4 initially unloaded at Las Vegas, Kevin Harvick says he is impressed with the speed his team will be able to take away from the opening playoff race.
Pearn, Truex Jr. silence doubters at Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief Cole Pearn says that the No. 19 team's win at Las Vegas "shows that people really don't know what they're talking about most of the time."
Truex Jr. feels pressure lift after Las Vegas win
Martin Truex Jr. says his win at Las Vegas "takes the pressure off for sure" and after his first victory in 10 races, he says the No. 19 team is free to go after more playoff points over the next two races.
Truex Jr.'s gamble pays off with Las Vegas victory
For the third time in the last four playoff openers, Martin Truex Jr. takes the checkered flag, and he talks about the gamble during qualifying that eventually led to victory lane.
Truex Jr. wins playoff opener at Las Vegas
Thanks to his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series playoff opener at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. automatically advances to the Round of 12.
Las Vegas winners and losers
Martin Truex Jr. opened the NASCAR Cup playoffs with a convincing victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where some contenders struggled.
Martin Truex Jr. wins at Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr. passed Kevin Harvick for the lead with 20 laps to go. He's won the opening race of the playoffs in three of the last four years.
Kyle Busch calls out ‘guys who have never won Late Model races’
Joe Gibbs Racing driver angry with Garrett Smithley after late-race collision negates a top-five comeback at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Flat tire ends Kurt Busch's race early in Vegas
Kurt Busch's team makes the mistake of not pitting in time while a front-left tire goes down, and Busch's race car pays the price, as it goes sliding up into the outside wall where it sustains heavy damage.
Mike Stefanik dies in plane crash at 61
Nine-time NASCAR champion and Hall of Fame nominee Mike Stefanik was killed a plane crash. Stefanik won seven modified titles, two K...
NASCAR champion Mike Stefanik killed in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, a NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee, won seven modified and two K&N East Pro Series titles in his career.
Vegas' Mark Stone goes for NASCAR ride-along
Mark Stone of the Vegas Golden Knights goes for a ride-along at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Jeff Burton ahead of the first NASCAR Cup Series playoff race.
Kurt Busch learns preparation from father
Kurt Busch gets surprised by his father, Tom Busch, and explains how his tough love and business-like attitude taught him the preparation necessary to be a race car driver.
Marshawn Lynch checks off bucket list item
Dale Earnhard Jr. catches up with Marshawn Lynch before the first NASCAR Cup Series playoff race in Las Vegas to see what the former NFL running back has been up to since retirement.
Kyle Busch harkens back to 'dirt roots' of Nevada
Kyle Busch says that Nevada racing is all about focus and toughness, which he says allows him to stand out in any state that he races in.
Menard: DiBenedetto's didn't impact retirement
Paul Menard says that Matt DiBenedetto's availability didn't factor into his decision to retire, but that when it came time to find a driver for the No. 21, Matty D was certainly at the top of the list.
Jones ready to surprise in Xfinity Playoffs
Brandon Jones talks about closing out his regular season with a top-3 finish and looks ahead to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs.
What do drivers expect in playoff opener?
Says Kurt Busch: 'It’s the playoffs, everybody is on edge.'
Reddick talks Xfinity regular season championship
Tyler Reddick explains what an Xfinity Series championship means to him, while Richard Childress gives high praise for the young driver.
Justin Allgaier talks tough day in Vegas
Justin Allgaier looks back on a difficult day in Vegas and talks about what he and his team need to work on ahead of the Xfinity Series Playoffs.