| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Brendan Gaughan took the lead after a green-white-checkered restart at Elkhart Lake, Wis., then held on to win the rain-soaked and wild NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America on Saturday.
Alex Tagliani was second, followed by Kevin O'Connell,...
| May 5, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Keeping a secret is hard, but a group of friends and family managed to keep quiet for months about a big surprise for their returning serviceman.
Saturday night, the group presented Staff Sgt. Steve Barrett, a resident of Preston and an auto racer...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:56 AM
Get a free $8.99 Bloomin' Onion at Outback Steakhouse on Monday -- again -- with any purchase when you mention NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's name. No coupon is necessary.
Outback is one of the Rocketman's 2013 sponsors. When Newman and his souped-up Chevy...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:47 AM
A 16-car wreck marred the end of the NASCAR race in Talladega, Ala., on Sunday, and a lot of drivers lashed out at track officials afterward.
With six laps to go, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. bumped J.J. Yeley, sending Yeley's car into Kurt Busch's car,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next year, 13 years after seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt -- who made the No. 3 an iconic number in stock car racing -- died in a racing crash.
The Richard Childress Racing team...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The cloud of controversy hanging over the start of NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff continues to linger.
Three days after NASCAR slammed Michael Waltrip Racing with massive penalties for allegedly cheating at Saturday's race at Richmond (Va.)...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including Brad Keselowski's win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte and Sebastian Vettel's Formula One victory in Japan, five things come to mind:
--The issue of non-Chase drivers winning Chase...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman won NASCAR's Brickyard 400 for the first time on Sunday after a lengthy pit stop cost Jimmie Johnson a record fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"This is a dream come true for me," Newman said. "It will take a week...