| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:01 AM
NASCAR officials have announced that they will attempt to run the Daytona 500 at 7 p.m. ET Monday. Originally, the planned restart of the rain-postponed race was at noon Monday.
Heavy rains had already forced the postponement of the race, originally...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:19 AM
LONG POND, Pa. — In a race marred by the death of a fan hit by lightning, Jeff Gordon earned his first victory of the season on Sunday, taking advantage of an accident sparked by teammate Jimmie Johnson and going on to win when the race was called...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 12:15 PM
If there was any doubt before, I have to say, wipe it away. Move over Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon, right now Marcos Ambrose is the king of the road. Ambrose makes racing on a road course look easy and his win at Watkins Glen on Sunday provided the best...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
It was Denny Hamlin's day in the sun.
Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held offMartin Truex Jr.over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the 1.5-mile track...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:34 PM
RICHMOND — Mark McArdle was fired as competition director for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2009, a week after Kasey Kahne won at Atlanta and the very day Kahne qualified the team for the Chase.
Regan Smith lost his ride during the downsizing of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has tied Bill Elliott's record of 10 consecutive wins as NASCAR's most popular driver.
Earnhardt won the award Thursday at the Myers Brothers Luncheon at The Encore at Wynn. The award is presented annually by the National Motorsports...
| Dec 10, 2012
Arnold Dean never called himself the "Dean of Sports." It was radio hucksterism, it was presumptuous, and he knew it. If the three-word brainchild of a station producer was to be his legacy, well, it would be an orphan from his lips.
Mr. Dean was the...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Brad Keselowski has won his first NASCAR championship.
The 28-year-old Detroit native clinched the Sprint Cup title Sunday when fellow title contender Jimmie Johnson pulled out of the season finale because of a parts failure. The championship is...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:03 AM
I watched the yellow race car zoom noisily around the speedway, topping speeds of 100 miles per hour. When the stock car glided to a stop in front of the pit, a helmeted figure in black coveralls extracted himself from the passenger side window.
| Feb 18, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Today we pause to remember the life, legacy and legend of the late Dale Earnhardt, who died 10 years ago Thursday following injuries sustained on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. The most stirring Earnhardt tribute I ever read came from former...
| May 28, 2011
| 9:24 PM
By Paul Reinhard—Special to The Morning Call Al Unser Jr. is officially listed as a driver coach and consultant for the Izod IndyCar Series, but on Saturday, the two-time former Indianapolis 500 winner was in the role of chief steward......