| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
For the first time since 2005, the estimated number of people killed in the U.S. by car crashes went up, according to the National Safety Council.
Vehicle crashes killed an estimated 36,200 people in 2012, according to a council report released Tuesday....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
C.E. Falk has worked tirelessly the past four years to grab the attention of folks who hand out promotions into NASCAR's top tiers. Three Langley Speedway titles, 50-plus victories and an exciting last-lap win over Tony Stewart in a high-profile short-...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Kyle Busch can send a thank-you note to Jeff Gordon
And Kevin Harvick is two for two.
In Thursday's second Budweiser Duel 150-mile qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway, Busch inherited the lead when Gordon, who had led all but one lap...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Tony Stewart won Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson's car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Pontiac G8 is dead. Long live the Chevrolet SS.
Chevrolet is set to reveal the 415-horsepower V-8 sedan at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, one day before the NASCAR version of the car is scheduled to begin qualifying for the Daytona...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:22 PM
It took about 10 minutes to wreck several cars at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.
Matt Kenseth triggered a five-car accident in the opening practice for the Sprint Unlimited, the non-points race that kicks off the season.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Chris Economaki, a journalist regarded as the authoritative voice in motorsports for decades, died Friday. He was 91.
National Speed Sport News, where Economaki worked as an editor for more than 60 years, announced his death Friday. It did not release...
| Nov 25, 2011
Jim Rathmann, a race-car driver who won the 1960 Indianapolis 500 in a back-and-forth duel with Rodger Ward that is often called the most exciting race in Indy's history, has died. He was 83.
Rathmann died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Melbourne,...
| Jul 13, 2011
Kentucky Speedway officials had one chance to get it right.
And they botched it.
Traffic on Interstate 71 was backed up for at least 15 miles Saturday. The jam started about eight hours before the race began. Some fans who finally crawled close to the...
| Feb 12, 2011
Born: Ralph Dale Earnhardt on April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, N.C. Starts racing on local dirt tracks when he is 15.
Career pole positions: 22.
Career top-5 finishes: 268.
Career top-10 finishes: 404.
Winston Cup Championships: 7 (1980,...
| Apr 2, 2011
If one were to identify Daytona Beach by sound, the crash of the Atlantic surf wouldn't be the first thing that comes to mind.
This place likes to introduce itself with a roar: Stock cars tearing around the Daytona International Speedway, hundreds of...