| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:05 AM
If the first auto race began the moment the second car was built, then the argument about who's an athlete must have popped up when the second sport was contested.
At least as it relates to racing, it certainly feels as though the squabble has gone on...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Kurt Busch is like the little engine that could.
The stock-car driver lacks the resources deep-pocketed owners lavish on multicar teams, and his main operation is 1,500 miles away from the sport's North Carolina epicenter.
Yet the veteran is...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Bobby Labonte broke three ribs in a bike riding accident Wednesday near his North Carolina home and will miss this weekend's NASCAR race in Atlanta.
A spokesman for the driver said Labonte was taken to a hospital by ambulance and will be held...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Veteran NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte suffered three broken ribs in a cycling accident Wednesday morning and won't participate in this weekend's race in Atlanta, said his firm, Bobby Labonte Enterprises.
The accident happened while Labonte, 49, was riding...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Harry Scott Jr. has reached an agreement to purchase Phoenix Racing from James Finch.
Scott will take over control of the Sprint Cup team on Sept. 10 and use Justin Allgaier behind the wheel of the No. 51 Chevrolet at Chicago. Allgaier will also...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Mark Martin, the Methuselah of NASCAR, is back in business full-time for Stewart-Haas Racing.
That's a compliment, my friends. Forget his age. Martin is one of the coolest cats in the NASCAR garage.
At 54, Martin has the body of a 30-something...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Matt Kenseth has won the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Kenseth was leading when the race resumed with two laps to go following a red-flag stoppage of nearly 10 minutes. James Buescher hooked onto his back bumper and the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Despite driving for one of NASCAR's smaller teams, Kurt Busch has moved into title contention -- for now.
Busch, who drives the No. 78 Chevrolet for Furniture Row Racing, climbed to ninth in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after his sixth-place...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Kurt Busch may need another solid performance in Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 to revive his hopes of making the season-ending Chase for the Cup.
Busch enters this weekend’s race at Sonoma Raceway 20th in the NASCAR...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:29 PM
News flash: Furniture Row is having its best season with Kurt Busch at the wheel. He has six Top 10 finishes in 16 races and has started on the front row four times this season.
Say what you want about Kurt's pettiness and peccadilloes. The dude can...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:24 AM
A.J. Allmendinger will make his NASCAR season debut this Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. Allmendinger, who didn't have a ride for the season-opening Daytona 500, will drive for Phoenix Racing in the No. 51 Guy Roofing Chevrolet. It will be...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a bit of an accidental tourist during the 2013 Sprint Cup season.
I mean that in good way. Earnhardt is a solid fourth in points and has four Top 5s, but this sport — just like chess, cricket and curling — is...