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NASCAR Daytona Auto Racing

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life. A […]

07/07/2015

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NASCAR tracks jointly ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

Every track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events. In a statement signed by International Speedway Corp., Speedway Motorsports Inc. and […]

07/02/2015

Carl Edwards

Edwards’ Coca-Cola 600 win gives Gibbs much to celebrate

Joe Gibbs has had many special nights in football and auto racing. Few were bigger than Sunday’s showing in the Coca-Cola 600. The head of Joe Gibbs Racing had plenty to celebrate: Kyle Busch returned […]

05/25/2015

Steve Byrnes

Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes dies of cancer at age 56

Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes has died. He was 56. The network said he died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Byrnes joined Fox Sports in 2001 and served as a pit reporter for […]

04/21/2015

Nationwide Series driver Chase Elliott (9) leads a pack of cars to start the NASCAR Nationwide Cup Series Great Clips 300 auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

NASCAR joins The Drive

We visited with Jay Busbee from Yahoo Sports on the Drive and talked about all things Daytona 500 and the efforts by NASCAR to appeal to minority community racers. Sure there aren’t a lot of […]

02/16/2015

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart (14) looks out from his garage during a practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. A grand jury will decide whether Stewart will be charged in the August death of fellow driver Kevin Ward at a sprint car race in upstate New York, Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo announced Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Ward, 20, died after being struck by Stewart's car. Ward had climbed out of his car and walked onto the dirt track to confront Stewart after he spun out while the two raced side by side. (AP Photo/Paul J. Bergstrom, File)

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario […]

09/16/2014

Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates his win with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul J. Bergstrom)

Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup’s Round 2

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Stop Brad Keselowski if you’ve heard this one before. “I guess you couldn’t ask for a better way to start the Chase,” he said after winning NASCAR’s playoff series opener. “Today […]

09/15/2014

Tony Stewart, left, jokes with a crew member for Jeff Gordon's car as he prepares for qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Sheriff: Investigation of Stewart crash complete

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will find out no later than next week whether authorities will pursue charges in the death of a driver he struck during a sprint car race in upstate New York […]

09/11/2014

Driver Tony Stewart, right, signs an autograph for Shane Viatt, of Crawfordsville, Ind., after a practice session for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway, Friday Sept. 5, 2014, Richmond, Va.  (AP Photo/Richmond Times Dispatch, Bud Kraft)

Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tony Stewart, subdued and walking with a slight limp, made his way through the Richmond garage with a gaggle of fans trailing him from his car. He silently signed everything shoved […]

09/05/2014

Nationwide Series driver Chase Elliott (9) leads a pack of cars to start the NASCAR Nationwide Cup Series Great Clips 300 auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

Comcast to sponsor NASCAR’s Nationwide Series

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR’s second-tier racing series. The series will be known as the NASCAR Xfinity Series […]

09/03/2014

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