| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
I had a realization two weeks ago as I finished a 10-mile run: Iâm ready for my first half marathon. This didnât happen out of the blue. Iâve been trainingâ¦ just not with a specific race in mind. So I rushed to my computer to sign u...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 1:16 PM
Mark Martin is toast.
You know it. I know it. He knows it. The kid driving the Go Kart down the street knows it.
Martin is currently the 15th man in a 12-man race to qualify for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup entering Saturday's final run at...
| Oct 9, 2010
It's heavenly weather for being on a motorcycle in Florida, which is perfect timing because Biketoberfest is ready to motor into the Daytona Beach area again starting on Thursday.
The 18th annual event, which runs through Oct. 17, includes so many...
| Oct 10, 2010
Henry Ford gets the credit for one of the most famous — and oldest — quotes about competitiveness among automobile drivers: "Auto racing began 5 minutes after the second car was built."
Ford, however, wasn't the inventor who would prove his...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:42 PM
This is going to sound so strange coming from a woman who is trying to make her way in a man's world, but I have never been that enthralled by women's sports. I mean I get it, and there are times when I get caught up in the thrill of the competition....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:38 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Biker babe, I'm not. NASCAR fan? Uh-uh. Beach bunny? Nope, don't think so. I'm way past the weight limit on being either a babe or a bunny.
But it is late evening, and I've found myself driving along Daytona Beach, on Florida'...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Fastenal announced today that it has signed a multiyear agreement with Roush Fenway Racing to become a primary sponsor of Carl Edwards' No. 99 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Fastenal will be the primary on Edwards’ No. 99 for 17 Cup Series...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:20 PM
WINTER HAVEN — Lego building blocks are bright red, yellow and green, but so far Legoland Florida is mostly a sandy brown.
That's about to change, said Adrian Jones, the theme park's general manager, at the construction site Wednesday. The...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 11:30 AM
DAYTONA BEACH – Thousands of classic cars are expected for this weekend's 22nd annual Daytona Spring Car Show, renamed as American Motor Weekend.
Held at Daytona International Speedway, the car show opens Friday and runs through Sunday.
| Apr 2, 2011
If one were to identify Daytona Beach by sound, the crash of the Atlantic surf wouldn't be the first thing that comes to mind.
This place likes to introduce itself with a roar: Stock cars tearing around the Daytona International Speedway, hundreds of...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Jason Miller has the dream job of many 9-year-olds: He builds things with Lego blocks for a living.
The 27-year-old Orlando resident has been fascinated by the colorful building bricks since he was a child. So after Merlin Entertainments Group...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:27 PM
This year's Biketoberfest is just around the corner. Starting Oct. 13 and spanning through Oct. 16, the streets and beaches of Daytona will be buzzing with the sound of motorcycles as thousands of bikers hop on their hogs to enjoy the festival.