Category Archives: Racing

Bell class of the field in Truck Series win at New Hampshire

Christopher Bell was the class of the field in the Truck Series during the regular season. With playoff races underway, Bell proved again he’ll be the driver to beat for … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR’s ‘Tapegate’ puts driver Chase Elliott in sticky situation

A NASCAR scandal dubbed “Tapegate” has landed driver Chase Elliott in one sticky situation. In what could join Spygate, Deflategate and other real or imagined cheating scandals in American sports … Click to Continue »

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William Byron will join NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, but first he has a gut punch to avenge

William Byron still remembers the championship celebration unfolding in front of him – only this time, he wants to be part of it. Byron, 19, is in his first season … Click to Continue »

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Obsessed with fantasy football? One local NASCAR driver probably has you beat…

Imagine: It’s your annual fantasy football draft. You’re at home, computer on your lap and a cold drink in your hand. It’s your turn to pick, and with your selection … Click to Continue »

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Some of NASCAR’s biggest names shared their thoughts on driver killed in plane crash

The death of modified championship racer Ted Christopher in a plane crash drew an outpouring of reaction in the racing world. Christopher, 59, was one of two people killed when … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR driver, pilot killed in Connecticut plane crash

Modified championship racer Ted Christopher was one of two people killed when a small plane crashed in the woods in Connecticut on Saturday, NASCAR officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration … Click to Continue »

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Defending series champ Sauter wins Truck race at Chicagoland

Johnny Sauter took the checkered flag. Christopher Bell held a trophy. Ben Rhodes was the real big winner at Chicagoland. Sauter won the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night at … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR Cup series champion for 2017 … Jamie McMurray? What are the odds?

Gamblers, beware, at least if you planned to put money on NASCAR Cup Series driver Jamie McMurray. A reporter told the longtime NASCAR driver on Wednesday that according to Las … Click to Continue »

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NHRA’s J.R. Todd back, on top thanks to perseverance – and sport’s history of diversity

When J.R. Todd takes the track at zMax Dragway in Charlotte this weekend, he could be introduced any number of ways: Drag racing veteran; NHRA U.S. Nationals champion; and now, … Click to Continue »

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Kyle Larson’s a NASCAR title favorite, but did he think he would be? Not so much …

A series of miscues doomed Kyle Larson in his first trip to the NASCAR playoffs last season. Take Chicago, the first postseason race of 2016. He was running 5th or … Click to Continue »

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