Usually when a birth certificate is doctored for the sake of sports, it's so a kid can play in Little League for one more season.
Subscribe to Motor Sports RSS feed
When you perform a Google search for Erik Jones, seven photos pop up on the search title box. Six are of brightly colored artwork. One is of a youngster sporting a perfect smile and black fireproof coveralls adorned with Toyota patches.
For years, NASCAR has been trying to diversify its ranks, looking for its racers, sponsors and fans to come from more diverse backgrounds.
Hurricane Joaquin, once forecast to be a major threat to the East Coast, may still cause some havoc on the sports world this weekend.
He's the only local driver in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. So if Spencer Gallagher can keep his nose clean, as the auto racing announcers like to say, and he is running near the front toward the end, the Fox Sports 1 and Motor Racing Network broadcast crews will be inclined to mention his home track advantage.
Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart ended months of speculation about his driving future when he said on Wednesday that he will retire from full-time competition after the 2016 season.
Tony Stewart, the driver currently most reminiscent of legendary tough guys like A.J. Foyt or Dale Earnhardt Sr., has made one of motor racing's toughest decisions. He'll retire from driving in the Sprint Cup at the end of next season.
Two sisters got together in Las Vegas for lunch the other day. Happens all the time, right? Except these siblings didn't meet at Olive Garden for soup, salad and unlimited breadsticks.
Micah Roberts' Sprint Cup driver ratings
When Justin Wilson's brother, Stefan, also a racecar driver, posted a Twitter message Tuesday that said his big brother had donated his vital organs, it did not come as a surprise because that's just the kind of guy Justin Wilson was.
British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a race the previous day at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, IndyCar officials said. He was 37.
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson remained hospitalized in a coma after sustaining a severe head injury during Sunday's race at Pocono Raceway.
Justin Wilson sustained severe head injuries and is in a coma in critical condition after the Briton was struck by debris from another car during the closing laps of the penultimate race in the IndyCar Series on Sunday, officials have said.
Irwin Tools Night Race At Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn.
A sprint-car driver was killed in a racing accident during warm-up laps for a weekend event, prompting a Pennsylvania speedway to cancel racing activities on Saturday.
Buddy Baker, who won 19 NASCAR races including the 1980 Daytona 500 in a 34-year career, died Monday morning from lung cancer. He was 74.
MICAH ROBERTS' SPRINT CUP DRIVER RATINGS
In a long expected move, the family of Kevin Ward Jr. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart.
A lot of the NASCAR's traditional followers believe that Kyle Busch's recent success is nothing more than a conspiracy manipulated by NASCAR to turn Busch into a storyline during the dog days of the baseball season and before NFL behemoths return to training camp.
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.
A day after suffering a broken right leg and left foot in a Feb. 21 crash at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch had his first hospital visitor. It was Tony Stewart, who had been sidelined in August 2013 by a sprint car accident that had caused a compound fracture of his right leg.
The kid had a look on his face we have seen from his old man several times during a sometimes brilliant, sometimes inconsistent, never-without-extreme-talent career. Sort of brooding and agitated and cantankerous.
The Detroit-based indie rock duo known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is changing its name. From that, to just Jr. Jr.