| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:05 PM
On a warm, clear morning at Michigan International Speedway, Melissa Ward relaxed in a folding chair next to her 22-foot travel trailer in the track's grassy infield.
Ward and her husband, Willie, drove from their Reynoldsburg, Ohio, home last week...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. wanted Kevin Ward's family members to know they're not alone. The NASCAR star sent flowers to Ward's family as it prepared to say goodbye to the 20-year-old racer who died after being struck by Tony Stewart's car during a race on...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. wanted Kevin Ward's family to know they're not alone. The NASCAR star sent flowers to Ward's family as they prepared to say goodbye to the 20-year-old racer who died after being struck by Tony Stewart's car during a race on Saturday...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Jeff Gordon set a track qualifying record Friday in winning the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway.
Gordon turned a lap of 206.558 mph in his No. 24 Chevrolet, breaking the qualifying record at the two-mile oval...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The National Guard is ending its sponsorship deals with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Graham Rahal in IndyCar.
It was uncertain Wednesday night when the contract will end. The Guard announced on its website that it was pulling...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — When the second and final round of qualifying ended on Saturday at Watkins Glen International, Jeff Gordon climbed onto the window ledge of his No. 24 Chevrolet and raised his arms in triumph.
Gordon had just won the pole for...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Jeff Gordon should know a little bit about going fast.
On Friday, Gordon, who is winding up "an amazing week" that began with a win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, threw his support for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year behind 22-...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:46 PM
LONG POND, Pa. — Jeff Gordon has a birthday coming up Monday.
He will be 43 years old, but some of his peers in the NASCAR garage area talk about him with a respect that is generally reserved for someone of a different generation.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:36 AM
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| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
NASCAR's Hendrick Motorsports team on Wednesday named Greg Ives to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief next year, replacing the departing Steve Letarte.
Ives, 34, currently is crew chief for rookie Chase Elliot in NASCAR's second-level Nationwide...
| Aug 4, 2014
Sometime early in the running of the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono on Sunday, I began to wonder how long it had actually been since I covered a NASCAR event at what my buddy Bill Fleischman likes to refer to as Mount Mattioli.
So, I went back into an...