| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Richard Lapchick had just moved to Central Florida in 1997 when he got a call from Brian France. He wanted to get together to chat.
"My goal is to make NASCAR look like America," France told Lapchick when they met.
It was a perfect fit: France was...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:58 AM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With the start of the Daytona 500 just hours away, NASCAR officials still have some cleaning up to do amid growing questions about fan safety.
The season opener will go off as planned Sunday less than 24 hours after at...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Tony Stewart won Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson's car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Sprint Unlimited (formerly the Bud Shootout) and officially next weekend with the Daytona 500. With that in mind it is time the annual countdown if my predicted finish for the season. Take this with...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:24 PM
CHARLOTTE — Matt Kenseth didn't agonize over one of the most important decisions of his life last spring. He didn't lose a wink at night and didn't have to call in an army of consultants.
Sometime during the Coca-Cola 600 week in May, Kenseth took...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:01 PM
On a track too greasy to provide traction, Marco Ambrose surged from third to first on the final lap of Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International and won the race in a slugfest with runner-up Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski had grabbed the lead...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports and Ford Racing will partner for a fourth consecutive season in 2013.
RPM will also continue to lease its cars from Roush Fenway Racing and its engines from Roush Yates Engines.
The team said it will continue fielding a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Things may be quiet on the driver front, but silly season for crew chiefs is at full song.
Drew Blickensderfer is taking his leave from Richard Childress Racing and Jeff Burton's No. 31 Chevrolet to work for Richard Petty Motorsports, according to an RCR...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:44 PM
He will climb atop of one of the team haulers Saturday night as he always does, finding solitude in the roar of 43 engines churning along Daytona's super-speedway.
The moonlit skies will cast an iconic silhouette of a tall, slim man wearing sunglasses, a...