| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The flip side of the Danica Patrick-Daytona run-up does not involve an attractive woman who just wants to drive fast.
It involves an old guy who is considered a bit of a slowpoke.
Morgan Shepherd, 72, will attempt to become the oldest driver to race...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:20 PM
NASCAR is looking for some drama this year.
Ten years after introducing a playoff format to stock car racing for the first time, the sport has a plan to pump in drama.
This year, four drivers will go into the final race of the season with a chance at...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Austin Dillon is not poaching Dale Earnhardt’s number.
He is honoring it.
He is honoring the memories, good and bad, of family ties.
He is honoring the memory of doing a victory “hat dance” with Earnhardt and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Rapper 50 Cent, who caused a minor sensation at last year's Daytona 500 with his awkward attempt to kiss Fox reporter Erin Andrews, is back with NASCAR in a more conventional way.
Swan Racing, a team that fields two cars in NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours.
Both military performance teams will make...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Like many storied rivalries from the past, the careers of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be forever linked.
Although Brady is 10-4 in games against Manning’s teams — Indianapolis and Denver — since the 2004 playoffs they have...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Check out festivals and events in February 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)
Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:12 AM
NASCAR's Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 crash, said Thursday he would be ready for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23.
"I'm 100% confident when I get here in February I'll be fine to drive and race and be able to do...
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...