CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson sat down next to Jeff Gordon at a 2001 driver meeting and asked the champion if he had time to offer any career advice.
Kyle Busch was in New York City on Tuesday, trying hard to let his second NASCAR championship soak in two days after winning it at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kyle Busch emerged from the Joe Gibbs Racing juggernaut as NASCAR’s latest champion, winning his second title Sunday after two teammates were slowed by pit-road gaffes.
Auto racing pioneer Carroll Shelby and socialite Kim Kardashian served as grand marshals of a NASCAR race in 2010 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
It has always taken a victory to earn the NASCAR championship in the season’s last race, which may not bode well for Las Vegas’ Kyle Busch.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted ‘it’s not over” after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR’s championship race.
His heart was in Las Vegas long before Carroll Shelby, portrayed by Matt Damon in the upcoming movie “Ford v Ferrari,” consolidated his automotive empire and moved it to the valley.
“Ford v Ferrari” focuses on a key period, 1963 to ’66, in the maturation of automotive legend Carroll Shelby, who moved his Shelby American headquarters to Las Vegas in the ’90s.
Promising 20-year-old driver to compete for NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year honors in 2020 with iconic Joe Gibbs Racing team.
Roger Penske was 14 years old when he fell in love with cars zipping around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and now 68 years later, he owns the iconic speedway, its hallowed grounds, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the IndyCar Series and all its properties in a stunning deal announced Monday.