Racing team owner Joe Gibbs was honored at the NASCAR Cup Series Awards on Thursday in Nashville.

Joe Gibbs honored with NASCAR's award of excellence

Joe Gibbs was honored with the Bill France Award of Excellence, capping a year in which he was elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame, won his fifth Cup championship as a car owner and thoroughly dominated the competition.
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December 12

AP Exclusive: Felix Sabates to retire from NASCAR ownership

In his den overlooking the 14th hole at Quail Hollow, there are a handful of reminders of Felix Sabates' 30 years in NASCAR — a photo of the team owner at one of his first races; a bobblehead of close friend and rival Rick Hendrick; in the corner, a replica of the Monster Trophy won by Kyle Larson in October at Dover.
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December 4
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch, right, is introduced before the Burnouts on Broadway competition during NASCAR Champion's Week in Nashville, Tenn.

NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout

Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's "Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole Opry.
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December 3

Darius Rucker to perform pre-race concert before Daytona 500

Three-time Grammy Award winner Darius Rucker will perform a pre-race concert before the Daytona 500 in February.
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December 2
Dick Roe said of the Shelby Cobra wide-body: “They made 29 total and only two had the wide fenders — my VIN number was 2557, and the other was 255

Reusse: Ford joined life in fast lane in 1960s

The Shelby Ford started a rivalry with General Motors' Corvette in Sports Car Club of America racing in the United States, featured in the current movie "Ford vs. Ferrari," and also in "24 Hour War," from 2016.
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December 1

Hamilton won't rule out future move to Ferrari

Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton appeared to open the door for a possible future move to Ferrari when he refused to deny meeting with its chairman John Elkann.
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December 1

Hamilton seals easy 11th victory of F1 championship season

World champion Lewis Hamilton's 11th victory of another dominant season proved so easy that the driver who finished way back in second place at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix joked that he should have eased up a bit.
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November 30

Hamilton says he's flattered by Ferrari's praise

A laughing Lewis Hamilton did little to quash rumors of a potential move from Mercedes to Ferrari by acknowledging he was flattered by comments from the Italian team principal.
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November 30

F1: World champion Hamilton takes pole at Abu Dhabi GP

World champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday.
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November 29
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland poses for a team picture at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Bottas best in 2nd practice for Abu Dhabi GP then crashes

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest in the second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and was also involved in a crash on Friday.
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November 29

Ferrari chief happy to consider possibility of Hamilton move

The prospect of six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton driving for Ferrari in the future may not be as far-fetched as it once seemed.
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November 28

Latifi anticipates tough F1 debut with Williams next season

Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi anticipates his Formula One debut for the struggling Williams team next season will be a difficult one.
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November 28

Ferrari's Leclerc pledges to behave better at Abu Dhabi GP

Charles Leclerc pledges to behave better at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, vowing there will be no repeat of the crash which sent both Ferraris spinning out of the last race.
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November 27

NASCAR punishes 4 teams for tampering with season finale

NASCAR has fined three car owners $50,000 each and penalized their teams for manipulating the season-ending Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in an alleged scheme to collect a higher bonus payout.
November 25
Jimmie Johnson

7-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson to retire after 2020

Jimmie Johnson sat down next to Jeff Gordon at a 2001 driver meeting and asked the champion if he had time to offer any career advice.
November 22

Bourdais to move to IMSA after split with Dale Coyne Racing

Sebastian Bourdais parted ways with Dale Coyne Racing on Friday and will move from IndyCar to sports cars in IMSA in 2020.The announcement came after…
November 21

Johnson ready to end NASCAR grind and move on with life

Jimmie Johnson handed out mini bottles of Patron at his retirement announcement — so perfectly on brand for the cool Californian who stormed to a record-tying seven NASCAR championships yet somehow bored fans who found him too vanilla for their liking.
November 20

Citroën withdraws from rally in wake of Ogier's departure

Citroën is withdrawing from next year's world rally championship following the decision of six-time world champion Sébastien Ogier to leave the team.
November 19
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. talks to the media during the Daytona 500, at Daytona International Speedway in February

Dale Earnhardt Jr. named honorary starter for Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be the honorary starter for the 2020 Daytona 500, making him part of the pre-race ceremonies for the third consecutive year.
November 19
Kyle Busch held up his trophy in Victory Lane on Sunday.

Kyle Busch leads Gibbs trio to win second NASCAR championship

Kyle Busch emerged from the Joe Gibbs Racing juggernaut as NASCAR's latest champion, winning his second title Sunday after two teammates were slowed by pit-road gaffes.
November 18

Column: NASCAR bullish on future after promising rebound

The freefall is over, rock bottom hit more than a year ago, the restart button officially activated.