Category Archives: racing

Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans: You’re invited to private screening of tribute video

Fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. are welcome to attend a private screening on Friday of a tribute video to NASCAR’s most popular driver. Whiskey River at the Epicentre in uptown … Click to Continue »

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Tony Stewart hints he may run some NASCAR events in future

Tony Stewart hasn’t ruled out a return in some form to NASCAR, perhaps in the Xfinity Series or at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course. The three-time NASCAR champion expressed interest … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR unveiled its new Drive for Diversity class. Meet them before they become stars.

Chase Cabre, 20, Tampa, Fla.: Finished sixth in the regional NASCAR K&N Pro Series East standings in his first season and was runner-up for Rookie of the Year. He will … Click to Continue »

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NASCAR playoffs at Phoenix: What you need to know about Sunday’s elimination race

Race: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Can-Am 500 Distance: 312 laps, or 312 miles. Where: Phoenix International Speedway, a 1-mile, asphalt trioval in Avondale, Arizona. When: 2:30 p.m. Sunday. TV: … Click to Continue »

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Harvick passes Truex for Texas win, both clinch title shots

The timing was perfect for Kevin Harvick’s first NASCAR Cup Series victory at Texas. So was his winning pass. Harvick went around the outside of Martin Truex Jr. for the … Click to Continue »

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Kenseth plans time off in 2018, not calling it retirement

Matt Kenseth isn’t using the word retirement even though the former Cup Series champion is no longer looking for a ride in NASCAR’s top series for next season. Kenseth said … Click to Continue »

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Kurt Busch, 4 other drivers top 200 mph in Texas qualifying

Kurt Busch went faster than anyone has ever gone in NASCAR Cup qualifying on a 1 1/2-mile track. While out of championship contention and uncertain who he will drive for … Click to Continue »

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first Cup race at Texas. Could he win his last one there?

Seventeen years ago, long before he had a beard and a baby girl on the way, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was just a young NASCAR driver looking for his first Cup … Click to Continue »

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Short takes: In awe of Athens, Panthers defense vs. Bucs and Luke Kuechly’s grit

If Alabama is not the best team in college football, Georgia is. I don’t know if Georgia is the best place to watch a college football game, but it’s close. … Click to Continue »

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Logano crew chief takes blame for call that cost Keselowski

Joey Logano’s crew chief accepted blame Tuesday for not pitting Logano with a tire rub, a call that may have cost Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski a spot in NASCAR’s … Click to Continue »

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