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Fryer: Jeff Gordon emotional in return to his first track

...to hold it together and there have been plenty of touching tributes in the first six months of his final season as a NASCAR driver. As he heads into the final five months, Gordon is preparing for an emotional roller-coaster.The latest twist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-22/fryer-jeff-gordon-emotiona
NASCAR drivers' concerns might bring about changes in 2016

After hearing suggestions from a council of drivers and looking at lagging ratings and attendance, NASCAR now seems more open to possible rule changes for 2016 to enhance competition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-10/nascar-drivers-concerns-mi
Matt Crafton earns Truck Series win at Texas

...final lap.It was the third win this year for Crafton. DRIVER'S COUNCIL: Jeff Gordon's lone regret about the NASCAR drivers' council is that it wasn't formed well before he races into retirement.Gordon, the four-time series champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-05/matt-crafton-earns-truck-s
Jimmie Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson pulled away on the final restart Sunday to win at Dover International Speedway and become the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more Sprint Cup victories at a single track.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-31/jimmie-johnson-makes-history
Jimmie Johnson loved Dover track at first sight

...with nine victories in just 26 starts.Johnson, a six-time Cup champion, will attempt to become just the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday's race.Should Johnson win, he would join NASCAR Hall of Famers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-30/jimmie-johnson-loved-dover
No changes to cars for 2016 a viable option for NASCAR

...veterans, he said, and it's part of a promotion with Snap Fitness, a 24/7 fitness franchise. FIRST-TIME FATHER: NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski is a first-time father, welcoming a daughter this week.Keselowski's girlfriend, Paige White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/no-changes-cars-2016-viabl
NASCAR driver's council for feedback was long overdue

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It started last fall as a text message chain that included roughly 20 of NASCAR's top drivers. The purpose was for the drivers to hash out where the current rules package was headed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-01/nascar-drivers-council-fee
Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

...and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.NASCAR drivers Curtis Turner and Bobby Isaac and modified series champion Jerry Cook completed the hall's seventh class Wed nesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/bruton-smith-terry-labonte
Kyle Busch uncertain on his return from his accident

...it was Busch who slammed into that wall in what he called "a whale of a hit, the hardest I've ever had."The NASCAR driver broke his left foot and right leg in the Feb. 21 crash, which has sidelined him for an undetermined length of time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-15/kyle-busch-uncertain-his-r
Amateurs play with countrymen in opening round

...two-time Masters champion who had a nice conversation with him. Harvey, from Greensboro, N.C., also is friends with NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick, who made a visit to Augusta."I had a conversation with him about how he dealt with pressure...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/amateurs-play-countrymen-opening-round