Las Vegas native Kyle Busch claimed his first Brickyard 400 victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Although it was his first win, Sunday's event brought Busch his third-consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and his fourth in the last five races.
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A day after suffering a broken right leg and left foot in a Feb. 21 crash at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch had his first hospital visitor. It was Tony Stewart, who had been sidelined in August 2013 by a sprint car accident that had caused a compound fracture of his right leg.
The kid had a look on his face we have seen from his old man several times during a sometimes brilliant, sometimes inconsistent, never-without-extreme-talent career. Sort of brooding and agitated and cantankerous.
The Detroit-based indie rock duo known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is changing its name. From that, to just Jr. Jr.
Las Vegan Kyle Busch won the latest NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Saturday night, but he wasn‘t swinging a baseball bat at another competitor for something that occurred on the track.
Las Vegan Kyle Busch led 163 of 267 laps to win the Quaker State 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway for his second victory of the season. Kyle Busch’s brother Kurt finished 10th.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director, has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994 and covers all sports with a betting spin. He analyzes the field for Saturday’s Quaker State 400.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race early Monday morning, but the finish was marred by a terrifying crash that sent Austin Dillon’s car sailing into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director, has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994 and covers all sports with a betting spin. He analyzes the field for Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Las Vegas resident Jason Kiser won four races last year as a rookie en route to the series championship in the NASCAR Super Stock class at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Bullring and has won four times this year and leads the points standings.
The Confederate flag has become a divisive symbol as well as a remnant of a South that fought to protect the institution of slavery. Among those people the flag offends is Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, who has aggressively sought a leadership role in response to the events in Charleston, S.C.
The California race almost ended in tragedy when Ryan Briscoe’s car — racing in a pack — flipped on the final lap. “This is the Las Vegas situation all over again, but 500 miles,” said driver Will Power, recalling the crash that killed Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway four years ago.
Micah Roberts, a former race and sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1995, analyzes the field for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.
Las Vegan Jay Beasley is coming off back-to-back top-five finishes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. “I felt like I needed to step it up this year and focus on what I’m doing, learn more and be more aggressive behind the wheel,” he said.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 car will be emblazoned with a Windows 10 paint scheme for two upcoming races.
With his legal troubles behind him, Kurt Busch is back winning on the racetrack in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The Las Vegan said he was humbled by the call from the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame. “I’m proud to be representing Las Vegas.”
Micah Roberts, a former race and sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1995, analyzes the field for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.
In his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race back from a broken right leg and left foot, Kyle Busch proved conclusively that he hasn’t lost a step.
Micah Roberts, a former race and sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1995, analyzes the field for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.
NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying can be fraught with twists, turns and unexpected bumps in the road. Friday’s qualifying session at Pocono Raceway, which saw Las Vegan Kurt Busch capture the pole for Sunday’s Axalta ‘We Paint Winners’ 400, had them all.
Micah Roberts, a former race and sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1995, analyzes the field for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del.
Las Vegas resident Jamie Little, a pit road reporter for Fox Sports, had the experience of a lifetime last weekend, covering the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday. Among her highlights was riding in the back of a pace car before the Indy 500.
Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya came from the back of field to win the 99th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
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