| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Michael Waltrip Racing announced Monday that Brian Vickers will drive the team’s No. 55 Toyota in 12 of the 13 races remaining in the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
The announcement follows the mutual decision by MWR and Aaron’s Inc. to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:08 PM
When he watches a NASCAR race on television, Greg Scott feels his heart sink if smoke suddenly billows from the cars of Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin or some other Toyota drivers.
The smoke usually means one of Toyota's engines blew up from the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:27 AM
As Chris Heim continues to race and win on the short tracks of Western Kansas, he dreams of something more.
"My goal is to get as far as I possibly can you know," Heim said. "Everybody's goal has got to be NASCAR I'd think. But it's hard to get there....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
New faces with new teams and new cars were on display during Day 1 of Preseason Thunder at Daytona, but one storyline dominated – the Gen-6 car is sleek and fast. Defending Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth, with new team Joe Gibbs Racing, was...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Michael Waltrip Racing owners Rob Kauffman and Michael Waltrip announced today they will race in the 51st annual Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 26-27. Joining the pair behind the wheel of the Grand Am version of the Ferrari 458 GT that will test in Daytona...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:24 AM
No one saw this coming. No one. Brad Keselowski won his first race in 2009 at Talladega Superspeedway, running a part-time schedule with single-car team Phoenix Racing. It was a nice story in a long season, one that ended with Jimmie Johnson winning the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Kansas native Clint Bowyer may be done racing for the year, but he is still plenty busy. All of the drivers who finished in the top 10 in points are in Las Vegas this week for Friday's annual awards banquet.
For Bowyer, he still can't believe his number...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:47 AM
NASCAR has suspended two crew members for failing random drug tests. One of the two suspensions issued Tuesday was to Lee Dodson, a mechanic on Clint Bowyer's car. Michael Waltrip Racing fired Dodson upon learning he'd failed a drug test. The other...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Anything can happen at Talladega Superspeedway.
Anyone can win at Talladega.
That's the allure of racing at the 2.66-mile behemoth in Alabama. And that's what all drivers will have in the back of their minds this weekend as they prepare for Sunday's...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway.
But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...