| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:00 PM
The Daytona 500 drew 13.4 million viewers last weekend, a 44 percent increase from last year, when rain delayed the race, Fox Sports announced Thursday.
With the bad weather last year, the race had averaged 9.3 million viewers on Fox.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:26 AM
The Academy Awards were the biggest show in prime time for the week in Central Florida. The red-carpet specials on ABC did very well, too.
But "The Walking Dead" still posted impressive ratings against the Oscars, and Mark Harmon was a huge draw in...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 3:58 PM
Joey Logano drove to a dominant win Saturday in NASCAR's second-level Xfinity Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Logano, who mainly races in NASCAR's top-tier Sprint Cup Series and won this year's Daytona 500, started from the pole position...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:44 PM
The name stenciled in cursive letters on the No. 41 Chevrolet, just above the driver's window, no longer said "Outlaw." It had been replaced with "Kurt Busch."
Literally and figuratively, the name represented a fresh start for Busch, who returned to the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:10 PM
There's a massive sign atop the grandstands in Turn 4 of Las Vegas Motor Speedway this week that reads: "Thank You Jeff 24."
It's the track's nod to Jeff Gordon's decision to stop full-time racing in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series after this year. Gordon...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:30 AM
For three promising young drivers in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, there's nowhere to go but up. And that makes for a pressure-packed season.
Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon and Trevor Bayne — all in their early 20s — are highly touted because they...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:02 PM
LOS ANGELES — At 3:44 on an August morning in 2007, former NASCAR champion Dale Jarrett suddenly woke from a sound sleep.
"It hit me then," he recalled. "It's time to retire."
Jarrett was 50 at the time. He was struggling to recapture his past...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:23 PM
Two races into NASCAR's Sprint Cup season is but a blip on the big screen, but it's good to see one of the good guys near the top of the charts.
Martin Truex Jr. is fifth in points, with two Top 10 finishes. It's the classic underdog story: Truex Jr....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Daytona Beach: Thrills abound as the Budweiser Speedweeks roar into the Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 14-22. Events leading up to "The Great American Race," the Daytona 500, on Feb. 22 include the doubleheader of the 80-lap Lucas Oil 200 and...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:44 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The season just started. The calendar hasn't even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
Quickly establishing he's one of the drivers to beat...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:27 AM
HAMPTON, Ga. — Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Team XTREME said the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it...