Category Archives: Racing

From Olympic sprinter to … NASCAR? How outsider Ato Boldon is diversifying racing

In the 1990’s and early 2000’s, Ato Boldon was one of the world’s fastest men. He won Olympic medals in both the 100- and 200-meter sprints, collecting three bronzes and … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR invades Uptown Charlotte in advance of big race

Team Penske driver Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford kicked off Bank of America 500 race week by leading laps around Uptown during the Charlotte Motor Speedway Laps around Uptown … Click to Continue »

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Chase Elliott was on the cusp of his first Cup win. That is going to haunt him.

Chase Elliott shuffled into the infield media center at Dover International Speedway and plopped down into his chair at the front of the room. He sank. Then, reluctantly, he grabbed … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR: Kyle Busch comes from behind to deny Chase Elliott. Who missed playoff cut?

Normally we marvel at Victory Lane, fixate on the victors of a race on any given weekend. And that held true on Sunday, as Kyle Busch passed Chase Elliott on … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR drivers stay silent on social justice issues – except Dale Earnhardt Jr. Why?

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. says something, it’s different. This week a firestorm broke out among sports media, and regular media, and really regular people. Politics and sports spilled across their … Click to Continue »

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Earnhardt replacement Bowman set to make Xfinity starts

The driver who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. next season in the NASCAR Cup series will race in the Xfinity Series for the first time this year. Alex Bowman will … Click to Continue »

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It’s elimination time for NASCAR. Which 4 drivers will be on the outside looking in?

From February to fall, every NASCAR driver preaches reaching the playoffs and giving themselves a chance to win the championship trophy come November. They run a gauntlet of 26 races, … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR drivers and cancer survivors Paint the Pit Wall Pink for cancer awareness

Heading into National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASCAR superstar Jimmie Johnson joined representatives from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, dozens of breast cancer survivors and NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers to paint pit wall pink. The event will take place in conjunction with the upcoming Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to raise awareness for the continuing fight against breast cancer. … Click to Continue »

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Jeff Gordon announces $2M gift to fight cancer

Andrew Weaver, a 2 1/2-year-old cancer survivor, darted up to the man standing before the news cameras at Levine Children’s Hospital on Monday and eagerly showed him the model race car … Click to Continue »

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Trump 'proud of NASCAR' for protest-free New Hampshire race

President Donald Trump lauded NASCAR on Monday because no drivers, crew or team members protested during the national anthem before a weekend race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. “So proud of … Click to Continue »

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