Stories tagged: nascar
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
In Brief: Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at Bethpage Black
Patrick Reed’s place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects of winning.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed NASCAR race at Bristol
Kevin Harvick wasn’t worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Justin Marks wins NASCAR Xfinity race at rainy Mid-Ohio
Justin Marks splashed through the rain at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday for his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
In brief: Sindelar leads US Senior Open after 2nd round
Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
Digest: Tim Tebow will try to play professional baseball
The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL first-round draft pick plans to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams to scout him.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
Auto racing: Joey Logano sets sights on another road course win
A year ago, Joey Logano came to Watkins Glen International hoping for a road course breakthrough to add to his resume. He departed with two trophies after a weekend sweep …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: ‘I want to race. I’m not ready to quit.’
In his first public appearance since suffering a concussion, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Friday he was not ready to stop racing. Speaking at Watkins Glen International, where the Sprint Cup …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Danica Patrick disappointed with Sprint Cup showing so far
Danica Patrick is grateful and humbled by the popularity and platform she has had over four seasons of Sprint Cup racing. She desperately wishes for success to go with it.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
Tony Stewart will drive ‘throwback’ car at Southern 500
Tony Stewart is hoping that going old school will change his luck at Darlington Raceway for his final Southern 500.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Chris Buescher emerges in the fog at Pocono for 1st career Cup win
Chris Buescher sat in his Ford, hoping that the fog would stick over Pocono and the cloud over the rookie’s middling season would start to lift.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as long as needed
Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans lined the outside the media center in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep at Indianapolis
Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it a clean sweep at Indianapolis.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Jeff Gordon makes his surprising return to Brickyard
One week after Jeff Gordon asked his publicist to delay a long-planned announcement that he would drive the pace car before a race he won five times, the four-time Cup …
Wed., July 20, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
In brief: WADA reinstates drug testing lab
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it has reinstated the laboratory that will carry out drug testing for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which start in just over two weeks.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
In Brief: Brady drops Deflategate appeal
Tom Brady is giving up the legal fight on Deflategate, meaning the New England Patriots quarterback will miss the first four games of the season.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. a scratch with concussion symptoms
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has dropped out of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because of symptoms of a concussion.
Mon., July 11, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. on bubble to make the Chase
Dale Earnhardt Jr. candidly declared two weeks ago that he has too good of a race team to be worried about making NASCAR’s playoffs.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Brad Keselowski finally earns first Daytona victory
Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Auto racing: Biffle on pole for first time in nearly four years
Ford found some extra power at one of NASCAR’s fastest tracks – enough to put Greg Biffle on the pole for the first time in almost four years.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Tony Stewart wins NASCAR race at Sonoma to snap 84-event drought
For at least one weekend, Smoke was back. Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion – refusing to let Denny Hamlin …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Auto Racing: William Byron wins in Iowa for 2nd straight NASCAR Truck victory
William Byron held off the field on a late restart to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, on Saturday night for his second straight …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 8:07 p.m.
Joey Logano wins at Michigan, helps make NASCAR history
Joey Logano plopped into a seat, getting a much-needed break, when the 26-year-old driver found out he was just a part of history.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Motor sports roundup: Suarez first Mexicon-born driver to win NASCAR national race
Daniel Suarez became the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR national race, passing Kyle Busch and holding off one of the sport’s big stars at the Xfinity Series race …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 7:44 p.m.
Chase Elliott learning as he goes as Pocono showed
Chase Elliott might be a rookie, but the son of NASCAR great Bill Elliott grew up racing just about anything with an engine and four tires.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
Newsmakers: Pelicans hire Danny Ferry as adviser to GM Dell Demps
New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says he’s hired former NBA player and front office executive Danny Ferry as a special adviser.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Kurt Busch conserves fuel for a win at Pocono Raceway
Kurt Busch felt like a game show contestant who had to beat the clock to win a prize.
Sun., June 5, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Auto Racing: Power wins at Belle Isle for first victory of season
Hours after that qualifying mishap Sunday, Power raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season, holding off points leader Simon Pagenaud by 0.92 seconds at Detroit’s Belle Isle on …
Sat., June 4, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
Auto Racing: Dale Earnhardt Jr. hopes to shake winless streak at Pocono
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is winless for the season through 13 races, and his recent swoon has him hoping he can dig out of his slump at Pocono Raceway. Earnhardt’s late-career …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
In Brief: Murray into French Open SF against ‘15 champ
Andy Murray alternated between brilliant and bad for the better part of two sets Wednesday before righting things to reach his fourth French Open semifinal in Paris, beating No. 9 …
Sun., May 29, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Martin Truex Jr. dominates Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte
Martin Truex Jr. didn’t avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. He knew his bad luck on the Sprint Cup circuit would change.