| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Looking back at the weekend in motor racing -- including the NASCAR race in Michigan, NHRA drag racing in Minnesota and the motocross event in Utah -- five things come to mind:
1. Clint Bowyer keeps rolling. The headlines naturally went to Joey Logano...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Kyle Busch finally has that elusive second win at Watkins Glen International, atoning for a year ago when he lost a certain victory on the last lap.
On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup race Sunday,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Marcos Ambrose continued to show his mastery of the curvy road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y., by winning the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Ambrose, who has won the last two Cup races at Watkins Glen International -- the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:13 PM
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart broke his right leg Monday night while competing in a sprint-car race in Iowa, his Stewart-Haas Racing team said.
Stewart is a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and was in contention for a fourth, but he'll miss the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Jimmie Johnson, shrugging off a misstep that cost him last week's Sprint Cup Series race in Indianapolis, won the pole position for the next race Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.
Johnson, the five-time Cup champion, turned a lap in his No. 48...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:05 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jimmie Johnson was the halfway leader in his quest to win a record fifth NASCAR Brickyard 400 on Sunday.
Johnson led 43 of the first 80 laps of the 160-lap race on an unseasonably cool day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — A scenario familiar to NASCAR fans was playing out yet again Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson was on a roll. Seeking a record fifth Brickyard 400 win, the five-time Sprint Cup champion again had the dominant car...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:47 AM
1. Ryan Newman earns the never-give-up award. After hearing he'll lose his ride with Stewart-Haas Racing next year, Newman won the pole position in record time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then captured his first Brickyard 400. Just as impressive...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman won NASCAR's Brickyard 400 for the first time on Sunday after a lengthy pit stop cost Jimmie Johnson a record fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"This is a dream come true for me," Newman said. "It will take a week...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:25 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — For NASCAR's drivers, at least, the Brickyard 400 remains one of the Sprint Car Series' marquee events despite the race's sliding attendance in recent years.
"It's the obvious second" in prestige, Clint Bowyer said Friday before...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:41 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman set a track record Saturday in winning the pole position for NASCAR's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Newman, a native of South Bend, Ind., won the pole in dramatic fashion. He was the last of 45 drivers to make...