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 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
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The birth of his son capped a milestone week for Kyle Busch, who returned to competition last Saturday after breaking his right leg and left foot Feb. 21 at Daytona during a NASCAR Xfinity Series race and missed the first 11 Sprint Cup points races of the season.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brendan Gaughan, who is from Las Vegas, will honor a fallen soldier with a special sticker on his car in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 in Concord, N.C. Tech Sgt. John Chapman was awarded an Air Force Cross posthumously for his actions in 2002 in Afghanistan.
Bruton Smith, 88, was elected into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. He is the executive chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., which owns Las Vegas Motor Speedway and seven other tracks.
Veteran motor sports handicapper Micah Roberts analyzes the field for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. on FS1 (Cox Cable 329).
Saturday night’s race is the first All-Star event on FS1. To be perfectly blunt, the All-Star race has always been a bit of a loser on TV, especially on cable channels with fewer households than the networks.
Kyle Busch made it official on Tuesday morning, that he’s returning to NASCAR sooner than expected after suffering a compound fracture to his right leg and breaking his left foot during a grinding crash the day before the Daytona 500 in February.
Less than three months after breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch will be climbing back into his familiar No. 18 car this weekend.
On the same day investigative findings about the Patriots under-inflating footballs were disclosed and everybody went nuts, NASCAR, as only coincidence would dictate, rendered a final ruling about one of its top teams under-inflating tires. Exactly nobody went nuts.
Driver ratings for the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday in Kansas City, Kan. Coverage begins at 4:30 p.m. for FS1 (329), with the race scheduled to start at 4:44.
Driver ratings for the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala. Coverage begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Fox (5), and the race begins at 10:15.
Kurt Busch turned in a dominating performance in the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday, leading 291 of 400 laps on his way to his first win of 2015.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Food City 500 begins at 10:16 a.m. today at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Matt Kenseth will start from the pole position.
Kyle Busch met with reporters for the first time since his accident at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 21 and gave a fascinating, detailed account of the wreck and his thought processes during the seconds before he hit the wall.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch will start from the pole position for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. TV coverage begins at 4 p.m. on Fox (5), with the race scheduled to start at 4:46.
Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick admittedly are pushing each other around in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, a mindset that produced a 1-2 qualifying sweep Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch claimed his second pole of the season and first at Texas for Saturday’s Duck Commander 500.
Joey Logano will start from the pole position for Sunday’s STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch will start from the pole position in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., but Kevin Harvick is the man to beat in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Harvick has won two straight races, including at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8.
The former girlfriend of Kurt Busch said on Monday she was “stunned” that prosecutors declined to file criminal domestic abuse charges against the NASCAR driver after a commissioner ruled earlier she had likely been choked and had her head slammed against a wall.
Kevin Harvick, who won the Kobalt 400 last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will start from the pole position Sunday in the CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz.
NASCAR cleared the way Wednesday for Las Vegas native Kurt Busch to return to racing, and he sounded both vindicated and humbled by the process.
With no competition yellow flags or pickup trucks with mud flaps and big No. 3 decals on back to slow me down, I was able to spend 6 hours, 4 minutes taking in the sights and sounds of NASCAR Race Day.
March 1, 1998 — Inaugural Las Vegas 400, Mark Martin
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