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  • Teen driver Sage Karam hopes for bright Indy 500 debut

    From prom to pits, Sage Karam has been money at Indianapolis. The 19-year-old Indy 500 rookie has danced in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock at a makeshift prom, was runner-up …


  • Younger generation lags behind at Indy

    The cruel Twitter posts came fast and furious Friday as Marco Andretti and Graham Rahal participated in their final practice session for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. “Would Graham Rahal have a …


  • Jimmie Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

    CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600. Johnson, winless this season, turned a lap at 194.911 mph at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the …


  • Auto racing: Kurt Busch confident in doubling

    Kurt Busch was back in his element Thursday. Busch was in North Carolina for Sprint Cup qualifying – a welcome return to what he knows best.


  • McMurray upset winner at Sprint All-star

    Jamie McMurray started his day at home with his young son, who vowed to spend the day playing in his sandbox. Then Carter McMurray asked his dad what he had …


  • Auto notes: Drivers run for $1 million payday at All-Star race

    It’s dash-for-cash, nothing on the line for NASCAR’s top drivers but a big payday. The Sprint All-Star race begs the question: What would a driver do for a cool $1 …


  • Gordon pulls away late for win at Kansas Speedway

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – At any age, Jeff Gordon sure knows how to win. Nearly two decades after he burst onto the scene with his first victory, Gordon keeps taking …


  • Harvick takes Kansas pole with record run

    Kevin Harvick set a track record to win the pole for tonight’s Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Harvick posted his record time of 194.658 mph …


  • Hamlin wins at Talladega

    TALLADEGA, Ala. – Denny Hamlin started his full-time career at Joe Gibbs Racing with an upset victory in an exhibition race at Daytona. Over the years, he added three more …


  • Auto notes: Brian Scott leads RCR to win pole at Talladega

    TALLADEGA, Ala. – A group decision for all of the cars powered by Earnhardt Childress engines to work together at Talladega Superspeedway proved the correct call in NASCAR’s new knockout …


  • Auto notes: Expect the unexpected at Talladega

    TALLADEGA, Ala. – NASCAR’s elite are gathered in the heart of Alabama for its biannual scrum known as restrictor-plate racing. But they may as well grab a passport and jaunt …


  • Auto notes: Joey Logano’s late move gets him NASCAR victory at Richmond

    Joey Logano took advantage of a three-car duel by sneaking below the trio to take the lead Saturday night, outrunning former champions Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski to …


  • Kevin Harvick survives shootout for 1st Darlington win

    DARLINGTON, S.C. – Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of …


  • Logano 7th winner in seven races

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh …


  • Hamilton winner in Bahrain F1 race

    Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take the victory by just one second at Forumla One’s Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir on Sunday. …


  • A new Elliott turning heads

    Bill Elliott rarely got rattled during his three-plus decades racing at NASCAR’s highest level. He worked hard, didn’t worry about what was going on around him, and did his talking …


  • Auto notes: Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

    Chase Elliott has grabbed his first career Nationwide Series victory, using a strong pass of Kevin Harvick and then pulling away for an easy win at Texas Motor Speedway in …


  • Busch holds off Johnson at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for the …


  • Auto notes: Takuma Sato takes St. Petersburg pole

    Takuma Sato won the pole at St. Petersburg, Fla., for today’s season-opening IndyCar Series race. Sato circled the street course in 1 minute, 0.01 seconds in Saturday’s rain-delayed qualifying session …


  • Auto notes: Busch wins pole at Martinsville

    Kyle Busch became the sixth driver to win a pole in the first six Sprint Cup races this season. Busch turned a fast lap at 99.674 mph Friday in qualifying …


  • Busch wins in Fontana stunner

    FONTANA, Calif. – With tires and tempers blowing up all over the track for 400 crazy miles, Kyle Busch stayed calm and relied on his remarkable knack for big finishes …


  • Auto notes: Matt Kenseth claims NASCAR pole in Fontana

    Although Matt Kenseth thinks track position is less important on Fontana’s well-aged asphalt than on other NASCAR ovals, he is still excited to start up front Sunday. Kenseth won the …


  • A slick victory

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After two rain delays lasting more than five hours, a slick race track wasn’t going to stop Carl Edwards from celebrating his first win of the season. …


  • Hamlin tries to bury hatchet

    Their feud started with some Twitter posts about the closing laps of the Daytona 500 and it heightened three weeks later at Bristol Motor Speedway, where an on-track spin nearly …


  • Auto racing notes: Hamlin sets track record with pole-winning run

    Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Hamlin set a track record Friday with a lap at 129.991 mph …


  • IndyCar, NASCAR drivers discuss difficulty of ‘The Double’

    With Kurt Busch signed up to become the fourth driver to attempt to run both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, many IndyCar fans have …


  • Rolling like dice in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn’t have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway. And when Earnhardt’s tank went bust on …


  • Busch continues dominating ways in Phoenix

    Kyle Busch became the first driver to win three straight Nationwide races at Phoenix International Raceway, dominating his way through a rain-shortened race Saturday in Avondale, Ariz. Busch took an …


  • Keselowski wins pole

    AVONDALE, Ariz. – Brad Keselowski has earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through NASCAR’s new knockout-style qualifying Friday. Keselowski had a fast lap of 139.384 mph, …


  • Earnhardt on whirlwind tour after Daytona win

    AUSTIN, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr. is all over the place. No time at all to process the significance of his second Daytona 500 victory. Earnhardt has been traveling almost …

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