Chase Elliott won the pole and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join him on the front row for next Sunday's Daytona 500. It's a great place to be but no guarantee of success.
Joey Logano had a great car during the Clash at Daytona on Sunday, but being in the right place at the right time was more important to his victory than anything else.
NASCAR's new rules already came into play Sunday afternoon during the Clash at Daytona, much to the chagrin of Kyle Larson and the 42 team. Confusion, you ask? At least a little.
Chase Elliott won his second straight pole for the Daytona 500 when he bumped HMS teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. into the second spot on the final qualifying lap Sunday.
Mario Andretti just about did it all in a race car, cementing his name on any racing Mount Rushmore you can put together. Part of that mystique? His Daytona 500 win 50 years ago.
Three people in the pit area were injured in an incident at a World of Outlaws event Sunday night in Florida when a car went over the fence after losing control in one of the track turns.
Stewart-Haas Racing was good in 2016, just not good enough. With the addition of Clint Bowyer and a switch from Chevy to Ford, 2017 should be interesting to watch.
Joey Logano won the Clash at Daytona on Sunday, stealing a victory when leader Denny Hamlin and second-place Brad Keselowski wrecked on the final lap.
She has yet to finish in the top 5, let alone win a NASCAR Cup race, but a positive attitude and realistic goals have given Danica Patrick hope heading into Daytona's Speedweeks.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won't race in Saturday night's exhibition at Daytona -- but not because he's afraid of crashing. "I know that when I get in the car, I can't have any concern," he said.
Getting two cars in NASCAR's playoffs in 2016 was a step forward for Chip Ganassi Racing. Kyle Larson won a race, while Jamie McMurray did not. There's a lot of work to do.
Kevin Harvick loves a challenge, and he has plenty entering the 2017 season. His team's switch to Ford and building rapport with his newish pit crew are things he's relishing sorting out.
Burnout or burn it up. The Clash at Daytona isn't a real race, but as last year's winner Denny Hamlin can attest, it's still plenty of fun. Here are five things to know before Saturday's event.
Environmental and animal-rights activist Leilani Munter is back in the ARCA season-opening race Saturday thanks to sponsorship from a collection of nonprofits to promote a plant-based diet.
Furniture Row Racing was good in 2016 with Martin Truex Jr. leading the way. Will the addition of Erik Jones -- at least for this year -- take it even higher?
Austin Theriault won the ARCA race at Daytona under red flag conditions after a late accident damaged part of the track's SAFER barrier.
NASCAR had formerly relied on the assessment of doctors and paramedics to make that determination but now will have a more structured protocol, following those of other sports.
NASCAR driver Greg Biffle says he won't race full time this season but if the right opportunity arises, he'll consider returning.
Danica Patrick insists she never promoted any rival products as her racing team and the food company that once sponsored her veer toward a court fight.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns at Daytona after letting his brain heal from multiple concussions -- and after undergoing a different sort of rehabilitation for his psyche.
A lawsuit filed against Kurt Busch earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Michigan by a former agent is seeking almost $1 million in unpaid fees.
Erik Jones is one several drivers who compose the 2017 rookie class that promises to add experience, success and even some "fun" to the Cup series this season.
NASCAR released a stricter set of rules for the 2017 season, changing its penalty structure from six levels to two levels with plans to hand out penalties more often for prerace violations.
Would love to say there's no pressure for RCR entering the season, however, the team has gone 109 races without a win. Can Austin Dillon, Ryan Newman and Paul Menard rectify that issue in 2017?
Because of the differences in race lengths from track to track, NASCAR will modify its new race format.
If you weren't paying much attention during NASCAR's offseason, you have a lot to catch up on before Saturday night's exhibition Clash. New points, new rules, new faces and a new sponsor. Ready?
AJ Allmendinger is still the leader at JTG Daugherty Racing, but Chris Buescher is on loan for at least this season to give the team a two-car lineup. Will it lead to a playoff spot?
Valentine's Day and love go together, but what about the love of racing? Hall of Famers Richard Childress, Mark Martin and Rick Hendrick shared their thoughts on how they came to love the sport.
With a full year of racing behind them and Ryan Blaney still behind the wheel, Wood Brothers Racing looks poised to be serious playoff contenders.
The Xfinity Series title is tough to predict, but JR Motorsports, headed by veteran Elliott Sadler, is loaded for 2017. Justin Allgaier, William Byron and Michael Annett join in the JRM fun.
Roush Fenway Racing jettisoned one team in the offseason, with Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. now carrying the banner alone. First goal? Improve on an awful 2016.
The charges against three men accused of assaulting Mike Wallace and his family have been dropped.
NASCAR decides not to scale back practice time as previously thought.
With many young stars graduating to the next level, will a young Camping World Truck Series driver such as Christopher Bell rise up to challenge Johnny Sauter and other veterans for the title?
Her role as lead engineer for driver Ryan Blaney during the Daytona 500 will give Andrea Mueller the highest profile of any woman in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage.
The Sprint Cup teams outside ESPN.com's top 10, such as Richard Petty Motorsports and Front Row Motorsports, are hoping 2017 is the season they can start climbing their way to the front.
For drivers Ty Dillon, Daniel Suarez, Erik Jones and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the Phoenix test last week wasn't just a test, it was the start of building a relationship with their new crew chiefs.
Race segment lengths have been set for Daytona, with more to come. Add new rules about fixing a damaged car and new inspection practices, and this NASCAR season is a whole new ballgame.
Remember Evel Knievel? For those of a certain age, there was no one cooler on the planet. And now you can bid on two big pieces of that coolness just in time for Valentine's Day.
Chase Elliott @chaseelliott
How bout that! Get to give em another shot from the point next week!