Kyle Busch was traveling second in a line of four cars Friday during practice for Saturday night’s NASCAR Coke Zero 400 when his No. 18 Toyota snapped out of control and slammed nose first into the outside wall.
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John Wes Townley lands a couple of glancing blows, both drivers fined. Hockey enforcers not impressed.
It was a Sunday afternoon drive that Sam Schmidt will not soon forget. And that was before the rain and snow and hail.
Sam Schmidt will steer his car, the specially equipped No. 5 Arrow Electronics Corvette, by turning his head to and fro, activating sensors in his hat. He will speed up and slow down by blowing and sucking through a tube.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
The road courses are all about the driver — who can enter and exit the turns fastest. AJ Allmendinger might be NASCAR’s best now that Jeff Gordon, Marcos Ambrose and Juan Pablo Montoya are gone.
It was two days after the Indianapolis 500 when Sam Schmidt answered his cellphone and was asked if he finally was back home in Henderson. No, he said. He was heading to Detroit for an IndyCar doubleheader.
The Sprint Cup drivers took Father’s Day weekend off, but that didn’t preclude many of them from having a good time, anyway.
NASCAR driver Mike Wallace says he and his daughter were attacked after a Rascal Flatts concert in North Carolina.
His name is Daniel Alejandro Suarez Garza. He became the first Mexican-born driver to race to victory in one of NASCAR’s major touring series when he won the Xfinity event Saturday in Michigan.
Former Las Vegas Sports Book Director Micah Roberts rates the 2016 Sprint Cup drivers.
Driver criticizes Jeff Gordon’s reporting of incident after rain-delayed NASCAR race won by Las Vegan Kurt Busch.
After he held off Scott Goodyear to win the 1992 Indianapolis 500 by an eyelash, Al Unser Jr. pulled into Victory Lane and was overcome by emotion.
A Joe Gibbs Racing-powered Toyota has won seven of the past eight Sprint Cup races, and after Saturday’s final practices at Pocono Raceway’s tricky triangle, they appear to be in good shape to win Sunday’s Axalta 400.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.
James Hinchcliffe, who drives for Henderson resident Sam Schmidt, ran among the leaders all day in the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday before coming up short after a late fuel run. He finished seventh.
A new era for the Indianapolis 500 arrived in the form of a most unfamiliar driver. An American, no less.
Martin Truex Jr. didn’t avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. He knew his bad luck on the Sprint Cup circuit would change.
Reigning Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch of Las Vegas says he’d like to follow big brother Kurt in doing Indy-Charlotte double duty.
When the green flag drops for the much-anticipated 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, a car owned by Henderson resident Sam Schmidt will be leading the starting field into Turn 1.
Car owner from Henderson, driver from Canada overcome devastating injuries to earn pole position for the 100th running of the famous 500-mile race.
It has been 10 years since a highway accident in New Mexico claimed the life of the hard-charging youngster, once Kyle Busch’s most formidable rival.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
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