NASCAR: Ty Dillon is ready to roll

Nationwide Series: Rookie Ty Dillon is coming off his first win in the series and is overflowing with confidence heading into Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.

Racing lured Sheldon Crouse from California to North Carolina at age 17, but after about three years of working on Legend cars, he turned his attention to becoming a first responder.

NASCAR at Pocono Raceway: The Sprint Cup returns to Pocono for the second time this season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race in June. ... Who’s Hot/Who’s Not includes drivers Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and Darrell Wallace Jr..

Greg Ives, a former engineer on Jimmie Johnson’s Sprint Cup Series team and currently Chase Elliott’s crew chief in the Nationwide Series, will assume the same role for Earnhardt in the Cup series beginning next season.

Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.

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