New Indy 500 qualifying format has shootout
(AP) -- The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 will include three rounds over two days, with the pole-winner emerging from a "Fast Nine Shootout" on what used to be Bump Day.
Racing notes: Harvick set with new chief; more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Rodney Childers wrestled for months with the decision to join Kevin Harvick at Stewart-Haas Racing. Just when he thought he'd made up his mind to leave Michael Waltrip Racing, he and Brian Vickers won a race together at New Hampshire.
Kurt Busch to try for Indy 500-Coke 600 double
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kurt Busch and Andretti Autosport announced Tuesday that he will try to become the first driver in 10 years to run the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day.
Wins now mean everything in Sprint Cup format
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Joey Logano lined up directly behind Kevin Harvick and followed him nose-to-tail around the track and across the line for the final restart. He was stalking the leader, looking for what he knew would be his only chance to snatch the victory away from Harvick.