| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation.
There is one big difference...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Another NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, another rain delay.
For the fourth time in seven races this season, rain has intervened to keep cars off the track, with Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway the latest event to be delayed by inclement weather. ...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 10:15 AM
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
Harvick came out on top in the first knockout qualifying session at NASCAR's oldest superspeedway since the...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Juan Pablo Montoya leaned his back against a wall, adjusted his sunglasses and waited for the next reporter to put a camera or voice recorder in front of him.
It was media day for drivers in Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. And though it's been...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Like the psycho girlfriend or boyfriend who may pop up in your life, Juan Pablo Montoya and NASCAR were always a bad fit.
He was always an interloper — a guy from another country, for starters — who used to hang with the fancy-schmantzy...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:36 AM
The signature photos from Daytona International Speedway are always the shots of drivers celebrating atop their car in Victory Lane after the race. Usually the confetti is falling and there is much screaming and joy.
Getting those pictures can be a...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:13 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. -- On a night when the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski saw his hopes of making this year's Chase for the Championship all but go up in smoke, Kyle Busch came out of nowhere Sunday to win the Advocare 500 at Atlanta Motor...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Chase Rice, who will play the Round Up in Davie on Thursday, is a country singer of many hats. He co-wrote Florida Georgia Line’s multiplatinum hit “Cruise.” He was a linebacker on the University of North Carolina team that crushed the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
It seems as if every time NASCAR crowns a new champion -- or the same one in Jimmie Johnson's case -- the question comes up as to whether race car drivers are athletes. It's an ongoing debate that probably never will be settled, but former NFL quarterback...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:55 PM
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Donovan McNabb is right. Jimmie Johnson is not an athlete.
He is much more than that.
He is one of the most dominant competitors in sports over the last decade. He's in hoity-toity company with Tiger Woods, Roger Federer,...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:04 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. — In a feisty and long night Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch won the AdvoCare 500.
The next-to-last race before the Chase field is set greatly ratcheted up the pressure — and the stakes — for drivers on the...