| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The ripple effects of the cheating scandal surrounding NASCAR's Chase for the Cup title playoff widened Thursday.
The NAPA auto parts chain said it would drop its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing — specifically its backing...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Ron Capps, the veteran funny car drag racer, has finished second in the championship standings four times.
That includes last year, when the Carlsbad driver lost the title by only two points to Jack Beckman, his teammate at Don Schumacher Racing.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:55 AM
GREATER NOIDA, India — Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth straight Formula One championship Sunday after turning in a trademark clinical performance to win the Indian Grand Prix.
Starting from pole, Vettel dominated the Buddh...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:46 PM
It took nearly half a century, but an African American driver has reached Victory Lane in a national NASCAR series race for only the second time.
Darrell Wallace Jr., 20, won the NASCAR truck race Saturday in Martinsville, Va., the only black driver...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
The Washington Nationals will name five-time All-Star third baseman Matt Williams to be their new manager, according to multiple reports.
Williams, 47, will replace Davey Johnson, who retired at the end of the regular season. It is Williams' first...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to the Chase for the Sprint Cup on Friday, the latest unprecedented twist to this year's playoff after questionable actions by some of Gordon's rivals at the prior race.
It was the second time in five days that the sanctioning...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
NASCAR will require baseline concussion testing for its drivers starting next season.
NASCAR had only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014. The baseline...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series wraps up its season this weekend at Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park in Riverside County.
The series features different classes of trucks and other off-road vehicles. They'll practice Friday and race in separate rounds...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Darrell Wallace Jr. won the NASCAR truck race Saturday in Martinsville, Va., becoming the first African American driver in nearly 50 years to win in one of NASCAR's national series.
The only other black driver to do so was the late Wendell Scott, who...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:44 AM
If you're a race-car driver in search of a job, it helps to know a billionaire.
Racing mogul Roger Penske hired Juan Pablo Montoya to join his IndyCar team next year even though Penske doesn't yet have a single sponsor to help finance Montoya's car...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Kurt Busch is like the little engine that could.
The stock-car driver lacks the resources deep-pocketed owners lavish on multicar teams, and his main operation is 1,500 miles away from the sport's North Carolina epicenter.
Yet the veteran is...