NASCAR is pleased with Chase for the Cup outcome

Even before NASCAR's new Chase for the Cup title playoff reached its dramatic climax Sunday, there was agreement in NASCAR circles that the revamped format was a success.

Certainly there was confusion and disappointment for some fans, and for ...

Kevin Harvick wins Chase finale, title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- The winner of the race is the winner of the Chase.

Kevin Harvick held off Ryan Newman on a restart with three of 267 laps remaining to win Sunday's Ford 400 and capture the 2014 Sprint Cup Series championship.

The championship...

Harvick team meshing at right time

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Kevin Harvick and his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team have had the fastest cars much of the season.

Many times, however, that speed didn't necessarily translate into victories.

As the Chase for the Sprint Cup has drawn closer ...

George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

Chase Elliott tried to bamboozle his high school teachers when he was late for school following Dale Earnhardt's night-time victory in the Daytona 500 in February.

Elliott, a senior at King's Ridge Christian School outside Atlanta, finally made ...