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  • Cooksville youngster hopes for checkered flag in national video contest

    Jason Alder's blue eyes got wide and his jaw dropped open as his mother described her brief scare when she found him sitting on his bedroom floor at age 6, clutching his knees to his chest and staring at nothing. "But then you looked up at me and said,...
  • Stolen car forces NASCAR team out of Sprint Cup race in Atlanta

    Stolen car forces NASCAR team out of Sprint Cup race in Atlanta
    A NASCAR Sprint Cup race car set to be driven by Travis Kvapil at this weekend's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was stolen Thursday night along with its trailer from outside of the team's hotel in Georgia. "Wow Anyone near Atlanta find my stolen Cup car...
  • Travis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race

    Travis Kvapil's NASCAR car stolen from hotel before race
    HAMPTON — Travis Kvapil's NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday from a hotel parking lot, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The No. 44 car from small-budget Team XTREME was still missing as the...
  • TV This Week, March 1 - 7: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' on Showtime

    TV This Week, March 1 - 7: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The new special "Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact,...
  • Elmhurst native named to NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Elmhurst native named to NASCAR Hall of Fame
    Fred Lorenzen of Elmhurst got his start in auto racing as an 18-year old racing stock cars at Soldier Field in Chicago in the early 1950s. His career took him all the way to NASCAR's top races. For that and other milestones, he has been named to NASCAR'...
  • Martin Truex Jr. hopes Daytona finish signals better season

    It's only one race. Still, it's hard for Furniture Row Racing and driver Martin Truex Jr. not to be overly encouraged with their start to the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season. Truex and his No. 78 Chevrolet were fast throughout Speedweeks, running up front...
  • Travis Kvapil's race car stolen; Denny Hamlin's motorhome wrecked

    It's been an eventful morning at Atlanta Motor Speedway so far with one Sprint Cup Series driver's race car allegedly stolen and another driver's motorhome sustaining damage from a SUV that somehow rolled down an embankment and through a fence. Team...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 9 a.m.: NASCAR Racing XFINITY Series: Atlanta, Qualifying. FS1 10:30 a.m.: NASCAR Racing Camping World Truck Series: Atlanta, Qualifying. FS1 12:00 p.m.: NASCAR Racing Sprint Cup: Atlanta, Final Practice. FS1 2 p.m.: NASCAR Racing...
  • Horsepower reduction not slowing NASCAR speeds at Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. NASCAR's new aerodynamic rules package, which officially debuts this week, already has produced some unintended consequences. Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway is the first race this season to see the new Sprint Cup...
  • NASCAR Driver Has Car Stolen From Hotel Parking Lot; Withdraws From Race

    NASCAR Driver Has Car Stolen From Hotel Parking Lot; Withdraws From Race
    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke. "They said there was trouble with the car," Kvapil said. "I thought we could figure it out when we got in the garage area. They're like,...
  • Middletown's Logano Follows Daytona Win By Taking Pole In Atlanta

    Middletown's Logano Follows Daytona Win By Taking Pole In Atlanta
    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR is on the defensive after 13 drivers - including four former...