Las Vegas native Kyle Busch claimed his first Brickyard 400 victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Although it was his first win, Sunday's event brought Busch his third-consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and his fourth in the last five races.
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Judge Bill Jansen, who was justice of the peace in Las Vegas for 26 years, traveled to his first Indianapolis 500 in a Packard Clipper, if that tells you anything. The year was 1949. The track still was made of bricks.
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.
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.
Several scary crashes have marred practice for the Indy 500. The prospect of their cars being turned into flying machines has piqued the interest of the casual sports fan, but it has everybody in racing concerned.
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).
The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will celebrate Armed Forces Day by paying tribute to local armed services members and veterans on Saturday.
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.
Ryan Dungey made his 100th career start Saturday night, and he then easily raced to victory in the 450 class Monster Energy AMA Supercross finale before a crowd of 35,241 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Dungey had wrapped up the season championship before coming to Las Vegas.
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.
Ryan Dungey wrapped up the Monster Energy Supercross 450 class championship on April 11, taking out all the drama with three races remaining in the season. Dungey then did the same in the season finale Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium, easily racing to his eighth victory of the season in what also was his 100th career start.
Arenacross is at the South Point Arena on Friday, and that sport is the feeder system for Supercross, which concludes its season Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
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.
The big rigs at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend won’t be hauling racecars — they’ll be hauling ass around the LVMS Bullring. North American Big Rig Racing — the group is based in Canada — makes its debut on the 3/8-mile oval, which seems like an awfully small space to handle vehicles that squeeze out the sun on the freeway.
This has not been a typical John Force season, and it wasn’t looking like John Force’s day as the Funny Car semifinals approached. His team discovered the motor needed to be replaced, and the crew had only 30 minutes to do it.