The Associated Press

Johnson gives $556,623 to 12 schools in 3 states

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has awarded $556,623 to a dozen different K-12 public and charter schools as part of the annual grants he and wife, Chandra, have given the last six years....

NASCAR: Johnson says Harvick was correct winner

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport."...

Stenhouse crew chief fined $50,000 by NASCAR
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined crew chief Mike Kelley $50,000 for a rules infraction discovered on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s car during pre-qualifying inspection at Homestead-Miami Speedway....

Hendrick gives Kahne 3-year contract extension
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension Thursday that keeps Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet through the 2018 Sprint Cup season....

SHR names Rex Stump technical director
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR championship-winning team Stewart-Haas Racing has hired Rex Stump as its technical director....