| 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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend with several leading drivers hoping to rebound from poor finishes in the season-opening Daytona 500.
While Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his second Daytona 500 victory,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Danica Patrick, responding to comments by NASCAR legend Richard Petty that questioned her racing skills, said Thursday that "everyone's entitled to their own opinion."
Petty, who won a record 200 races and now co-owns a NASCAR team, said last...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:44 PM
One moment NASCAR's Tony Stewart was doing what he loves, racing a high-powered sprint car at a small dirt track on a summer night, and the next moment his right leg was shattered.
Stewart crashed at full speed into a stalled car in Oskaloosa, Iowa,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:10 AM
NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday acknowledged he was concerned about who might replace his crew chief Steve Letarte after Letarte leaves at the end of this season.
"It's a guy that's going to be hard to replace," Earnhardt told reporters ahead of a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Taste Of The 24, a Jan. 25 event presented by Halifax Health, is kicking off a program that will award a minimum of 10 $2,500 scholarships to Volusia County high school students in May.
Held during the running of the Rolex 24, the Taste of the 24 will...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:59 AM
With more than 70 years under its belt, Bike Week has proved to be a tried and true tradition. Hundreds of thousands of bikers pour in each year to enjoy the sunshine on their shoulders as they ride their motorcycles down the streets of Daytona Beach....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:54 AM
A new chapter in American sports-car racing opens Saturday with the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance race.
The 24-hour race at Florida's Daytona International Speedway is the first of 12 races on the calendar for the newly formed...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
NASCAR on Wednesday abandoned single-car qualifying for a group format that features elimination or "knockout" rounds to determine a race's starting lineup.
The changes apply to all three of NASCAR's national series: its premier Sprint Cup Series, the...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, site of this weekend's NASCAR race, has slashed its grandstand capacity by 26% to 68,000 seats from 92,000, a track spokesman said Friday.
The 24,000-seat reduction reflects the pullback in NASCAR's popularity from its...