Category Archives: Racing

Here are the tracks where Dale Earnhardt Jr., other winless drivers have best shot

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is running out of time and races in his quest to make the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs in his final season of full-time racing. With seven races … Click to Continue »

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Southern 500 throwback a reminder of when his career almost ended

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. first saw the blue and white No. 3 car with his name on it, he thought it was a joke. Before the 1997 season, Dale Earnhardt … Click to Continue »

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Dale Jr. encouraged Red Sox player who suffered from vertigo

Dale Earnhardt Jr. spoke with Boston Red Sox player Brock Holt for about an hour by phone last month after Holt endured vertigo from concussions, Holt told reporters before a … Click to Continue »

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Are you a Matthew, Mark, Luke or John? You get in free to this speedway race

Calling all Matthews, Marks, Lukes and Johns. Charlotte Motor Speedway is letting you in for free, with proper identification, to the annual Faster Pastor school bus race at the Bojangles’ … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR at New Hampshire: What you need to know

Distance: 301 laps, or 318 miles. Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, a 1-mile, flat track in Loudon, New Hampshire. When: 3 p.m. NBCSN. Radio: PRN. Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth. … Click to Continue »

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Helio Castroneves wins in Iowa to end 3-year drought

As he crossed the finish line for his first victory in three years, Helio Castroneves screamed “Finally! Finally!” over the radio to his joyous crew. For both Castroneves and Team … Click to Continue »

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Bottas wins Austrian GP as Vettel extends lead over Hamilton

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas made a great start from pole position to win the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finished just behind in second to extend … Click to Continue »

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Truex makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win

Martin Truex Jr. boldly declared his Toyota the best car he had ever raced, and several statistics make it hard to dispute him. There also was plenty of visual evidence … Click to Continue »

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Kyle Busch earns Kentucky pole with track-record speed

Kyle Busch set a track record to earn his first Kentucky Speedway pole before thunderstorms shortened NASCAR Cup Series qualifying on Friday. Busch, a two-time winner of Saturday night’s 400-mile … Click to Continue »

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Elliott blames himself for latest crash during break in Indy

A few days and a few replay reviews have given Chase Elliott a new perspective on last weekend’s crash at Daytona. Now he believes there’s only one driver to fault. … Click to Continue »

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