Once hottest ticket in town, massive grandstands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway expected to be 70 percent vacant for running of Sunday’s NASCAR race.
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Jimmie Johnson has won 10 of 28 starts on the high-banked, one-mile concrete layout at Dover International Speedway, including a sweep during his 2002 rookie year. He is the 7-2 favorite to win Sunday’s race.
Green Valley High School graduate Jamie Little and her husband, Cody Selman, who also is a racing person, are expecting their second child in October. It’s going to be a girl this time.
Las Vegan Kyle Busch sailed away from Kevin Harvick after a late wreck collected several of the leaders Saturday at Kansas Speedway and finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at one of three tracks that had eluded him.
Jimmie Johnson has a series-best three wins at Kansas Speedway and a track-best 8.7 average finish. It’s why he’s a 5-1 favorite despite the stellar Joe Gibbs Racing practices.
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 Cup GoBowling.com 400 at Kansas Speedway.
In the aftermath of the Geico 500, a lot of concerns about hell-bent racing in 200 mph packs with bad weather on the way were expressed — as if this was the first time that had happened.
A quirk in the calendar will push NASCAR Weekend back onto the same weekend as the Pac-12, Mountain West and Western Athletic Conference college basketball tournament hoopfest in Las Vegas.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a 4-1 favorite in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Only one other driver, Jimmie Johnson at 15-2, has single-digit odds.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama.
Tony Stewart said that if some of these race teams insist on leaving lug nuts off during pit stops to hasten a car’s return to the track and improve its position, it would only be a matter of time until wheels started flying off.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, offers his opinions on Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.
Richmond International Raceway is identified as a short track for its flat three-quarters-mile layout, but it actually runs closer to what is witnessed on the flat one-mile tracks at Phoenix and Loudon, New Hampshire. Kevin Harvick has fared his best on these types of tracks.
A woman was struck by Kyle Busch’s car after the reigning Sprint Cup champion from Las Vegas crashed out of Sunday’s race at Bristol, Tennessee.
Joe Gibbs Racing entered the Bristol weekend as NASCAR’s hottest team with Kyle Busch dominating the past two weeks, and based on what happened in Saturday’s final practices, Busch’s main competition to win the Food City 500 probably will come from teammates.
Micah Roberts’ NASCAR Sprint Cup driver ratings for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee.
If NASCAR had designated major races as in golf and tennis and horse racing, the casual fan would know which races he is supposed to watch. This would give NASCAR’s plummeting TV ratings an occasional boost.
Kurt Busch, the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver from Las Vegas, officially put an end to rampant speculation of attempting another Indianapolis 500/Coca-Cola 600 double with a post on his website that said he won’t race at Indy this year.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch always has been steady at Phoenix International Raceway with a 13.6 average finish in 26 starts. He put on a show Saturday with single lap and average speeds during practices that suggest he’s the driver to beat.
Motor sports handicapper Micah Roberts gives his top-10 picks for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.
And though young Chase Elliott has shown great speed, and great promise, he’s only 28th in points heading into this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Phoenix.
The green flag drops on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt 400 at 1:00 p.m. today. Follow the action here with our live blog.
As predicted, it started to blow like crazy just before the green flag fell Sunday for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, delaying the start by 40 minutes. Suddenly, the new low downforce package everybody had been talking about became a footnote.