The Associated Press

Stewart hits 200 mph, Kenseth takes Texas pole

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Tony Stewart had NASCAR's first 200-mph qualifying lap on an intermediate track, and Matt Kenseth took the pole for the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway....

Johnson: New title format `has seemed bizarre'

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson says NASCAR's new championship format has "seemed bizarre," but the eliminated six-time champion knows he has to think about the big picture for racing....

Kenseth still feels terrible after Harvick wreck

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Matt Kenseth feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR's championship chase....

Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. roamed around Martinsville Speedway as a child, soaking in the sights and the sounds and the smells while his dad collected six of the treasured grandfather clocks awarded to the winner....

Tony Stewart nearly pulls off win at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Tony Stewart let his crew chief set the final strategy in the closing laps Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, where the decision not to take tires put him in contention for his first victory of the year....