| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:02 PM
They've had an incredible run, selling all of the stuff that none of us need.
Unless your a chemist, of course!
American Science and Surplus is one of my favorite Chicagoland stores. They take all of the leftover items from companies that didn't make...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Aric Almirola to drive the famed No. 43 in NASCAR's elite Sprint Cup Series.
Almirola is leaving a job driving for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series to take over the car seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:33 AM
The lack of cold weather means more work can be done outside.
Today crews continued their work rebuilding restrooms and widening a walkway under the Richard Petty tower at Martinsville Speedway.
The warm weather has put the project way ahead of...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:55 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch insisted he wanted racing to become fun for him again when he split with Penske Racing.
With an underfunded team that likely won't compete for many wins, Busch believes his passion has returned.
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:30 AM
NASCAR's heroes typically have been white males: Richard Petty was the inspiration for much of the previous generation and the late Dale Earnhardt is for many of today's stars.
There's plenty of admiration in the sport for Wendell Scott, the African-...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:48 PM
For NASCAR rationalists, the thought of Chad Knaus and Jimmie Johnson winning another Cup championship is blasphemy.
May as well spit on the grave of Dale Earnhardt or rip up Richard Petty's cowboy hat.
Knaus and Johnson are an acquired taste in some...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports has hired veteran crew chief Mike Ford to take over Aric Almirola’s race team.
Ford replaces Greg Erwin as crew chief for the No. 43 team.
Ford had been out of work since December, when Joe Gibbs Racing replaced him as...
| May 5, 2012
| 2:59 PM
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Gordon understands winning a pole doesn't mean very much for the big picture.
But after opening this season with a serious slump, the four-time NASCAR champion is embracing all the small victories he can get.
| May 24, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Aric Almirola took the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.940 mph Thursday night, giving Richard Petty Motorsports a front-row sweep at Charlotte Motor Speedway for NASCAR's longest race.
Teammate Marcus Ambrose was second at 191.598 in...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:06 AM
While most of the NASCAR attention this past weekend was focused on Bristol Motor Speedway, the other short track in the area was drawing racing fans as well. Carl Deffenbaugh has more from Martinsville Speedway on the Richard Petty Driving Experience....
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Jimmie Johnson dominated again and has won for the seventh time at Dover International Speedway on Sunday.
Johnson matches Richard Petty and Bobby Allison for most career victories on the 1-mile concrete track. Johnson also stretches the Hendrick...