One of the traditions of NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas is that they bring the recently minted titlist to the newspaper office for an interview and a Capriotti’s sandwich.
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They’re stock car racing’s Dynamic Duo: Jimmie Johnson, the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and his crew chief, Chad Knaus, answer some questions that aren’t directly related to auto racing.
NASCAR Champions Week makes its return to Las Vegas starting today, and stock-car racing fans will have plenty of opportunities to see their favorite drivers in person at events around the valley.
In a sport that seems to cater to youth, Mike Brown is proving there’s still room for the old guy.
Guys helped each other out during the flatbed trailer era of auto racing. It wasn’t so cutthroat then, and you could walk around the pits with a pack of Marlboros rolled up in the sleeve of your T-shirt, and nobody said anything. This is why I think Tom Pfundstein could have raced in those days.
On Saturday night, after he posted a rousing score of 90.75 aboard a snorting hunk of beast called Breakdown to take control of these PBR World Finals at the Thomas &Mack Center, the bull rider J.B. Mauney from North Carolina had some huggin’ to do.
The drag racing icon from Bell Gardens, Calif., hasn’t lost his touch and even his daughter couldn’t get the best of him Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
At a time when most 64-year-olds are making sure they will have the right Medicare coverage, Force is traveling 300 mph down a quarter-mile of asphalt. The Bell Gardens, Calif., native refuses to act his age.