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.
Subscribe to Motor Sports RSS feed
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.
In a move that caught most in the NHRA off guard, Leah Pritchett’s team closed shop doors this week, leaving the up-and-coming driver in the unemployment line.
Taking a look at Duck Commander 500 (4:30 p.m. Saturday, KVVU-5) at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
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.
As the big billboards on the freeways around town aptly put it, the nitro met the neon at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. The official LVMS weather report for the DENSO Spark Plug NHRA Nationals said it would be sunny and fast.
Every now and then Cruz Pedregon finds himself glancing out of his trailer thinking he’ll see his younger brother, Tony, parked next door.
Taking a look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 (10 a.m. Sunday, KVVU-5) at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
Joey Logano has never won at Martinsville Speedway’s flat half-mile layout, but he’s got a couple of things in his favor that make him a good candidate to win Sunday’s STP 500.
It was Feb. 28 and there they were, two up-and-coming Top Fuel drag racing drivers, lined up side by side at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix. Leah Pritchett vs. Brittany Force. Fast woman vs. … another fast woman.
Formula One’s commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone says he’s in discussions about bringing a grand prix to Las Vegas.
Clay Millican got a lot of hits — he won a lot of titles — when he drove in the International Hot Rod Association.
Mark Lyle, NHRA chief starter No. 3, died in a swimming accident in Mexico last weekend when the Nitro circus was off for Easter. He was celebrating his 65th birthday as well as his wedding anniversary; he and wife Marcia had been married for 36 years.
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.
Clint Bowyer grew up in Emporia, Kansas, about an hour’s drive from Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, where Bowyer’s beloved Jayhawks hoop it up. He remains a big fan and is predicting a victorious KU burnout.
Racers stirred it up Saturday on a rugged off-road course as the Mint 400 went off near the California-Nevada state line southwest of Las Vegas.
Two drivers were injured Saturday night during the Mint 400 race on an off-road course near Primm.
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.