| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Any short list of national motorsports highlights in 2013 has to include Danica Patrick's historic run to the pole in the Daytona 500. That's just the most visible sign of something increasingly clear at any local dragway or stock-car track: Women are...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:15 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski on Friday won the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format in which large groups of drivers raced simultaneously for the first time in the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rising American star Sloane Stephens and 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova learned Saturday that patience can pay off.
Stephens, seeded No. 17, had to wait overnight because her third-round match against Petra Cetkovska was...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Brian Holloway, a former NFL offensive lineman with the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots, is using Twitter to track down teenagers who trashed his family's vacation home in upstate New York during a Labor Day weekend party.
Holloway, who resides...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It's mostly been rough sledding for Danica Patrick in her first full season in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series.
But this Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama offers Patrick a strong opportunity to make history as the first woman to win...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including NASCAR's races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and NHRA drag racing at Las Vegas, five things come to mind:
Darrell Wallace Jr. will probably win another race soon. Wallace, 20, became only the second...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Brad Keselowski won the pole position Friday for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway under a new qualifying format implemented by NASCAR.
Instead of having one car at a time go around the track in...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman won NASCAR's Brickyard 400 for the first time on Sunday after a lengthy pit stop cost Jimmie Johnson a record fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"This is a dream come true for me," Newman said. "It will take a week...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:44 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took nearly 10 hours to complete the Daytona 500 on Sunday and for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to complete his 10-year bid to return to Daytona's Victory Lane.
Earnhardt held off Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with...