The Associated Press

4-time Sprint Cup champion focusing on the races ahead, not those he'll be calling next year
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Sentimentality can wait. Jeff Gordon is not ready to focus on life after racing as his farewell tour arrives at the longest event on the NASCAR schedule....

Kurt Busch grateful to have single focus on Coca-Cola 600 year after trying double
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on the Coca-Cola 600....

Rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson still begging team owner Chip Ganassi for shot at Indy 500
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500....

Retiring Jeff Gordon to join Fox's 3-man booth as NASCAR analyst in 2016
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Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth....

Matt Kenseth edges Joey Logano to for pole in NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600....