| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Bristol and Formula One's Belgian Grand Prix -- five things come to mind:
1. Jeff Gordon's Chase hopes are in big trouble . . . With only two races left before NASCAR's 12-...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Brad Keselowski proved once again Saturday night that quality and timing trump quantity.
Keselowski led 11 laps in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kasey Kahne led 138. Five-time champion Jimmie Johnson led...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The NASCAR team Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed Tuesday that it will expand to four cars in the Sprint Cup Series next season with the addition of former champion Kurt Busch.
Stewart-Haas is co-owned by three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:12 PM
“Wonderfalls” (20th Century Fox DVD); “Bent” (Hulu). It will always be the case, and more often than not, that good television series are canceled before their time (and, as seems increasingly important in a serial world, their...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:33 PM
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| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the first pole position of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career by posting the fastest qualifying speed for Sunday night's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Stenhouse, 25, turned a lap of 189.688 mph in his No. 17 Ford on Friday...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Jeff Burton's announcement Wednesday that he won't drive the No. 31 Chevrolet again in 2014 in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series is the latest in a flurry of NASCAR driver-team changes for this season and next year.
Haven't kept up with all of them? Here's a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:01 AM
NASCAR has sent a clear message to its drivers: No more Twitter, or any other type of smartphone use, in its race cars.
The sanctioning body Monday levied a $25,000 fine on Brad Keselowski -- who leads the Sprint Cup Series standings -- because he used a...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Where did the famous and semi-famous spend New Year's Eve in the Chicago area?
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick dined New Year's Eve at the newly opened Baume & Brix in the River North neighborhood before heading nearby to The Grid. "Cooler Than Me"...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Marcos Ambrose continued to show his mastery of the curvy road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y., by winning the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Ambrose, who has won the last two Cup races at Watkins Glen International -- the...
| May 18, 2013
| 9:17 PM
CONCORD, N.C. -- For most of the night, Jimmie Johnson had to watch brothers Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch steal the spotlight.
But when it came time to earn the $1 million prize for winning the race, it was Johnson who was at his best as he captured his...