The National Guard said Wednesday it will end its sponsorship of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and IndyCar’s Graham Rahal, but it is not clear when that goes into effect.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. put a handy twist on his Victory Lane party. After he popped champagne, was doused in beer and snapped selfies, Earnhardt reached for the appropriate tool for a bash this big. A broom.
Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures, as Leilani Munter’s car included an ad for his The Solutions Project organization.
Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, winning a race in the same series that he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg. His runs were posted online.
Both NASCAR and UFC have experienced boom periods that saw the sports soar in popularity and move away from their niche fan base and into the mainstream.
Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even “dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack.”
Juan Pablo Montoya felt at home among a throng of his Colombian countrymen and fans in a very unique celebration spot. He detoured from the traditional Victory Lane party straight to the one thrown in his honor in the Pocono Raceway grandstands.
It had been 31 years since a driver won both Daytona races in the same season when Jimmie Johnson pulled off the Sprint Cup Series sweep. A year later, his teammate wants to complete the feat.
Ryan Hunter-Reay’s life has slowed down just a tad since winning the Indianapolis 500 a few weeks ago. He wouldn’t mind bouncing back from three disappointing finishes since his milestone victory.
Helio Castroneves capped a dominant weekend for Penske Racing in Detroit with a cruise down a bumpy street on Belle Isle, where he won the first of his 29 open-wheel races in 2000.
Chants of “USA! USA!” followed Ryan Hunter-Reay as fans ecstatically celebrated the Indianapolis 500’s first American winner in eight years.
Jim Nabors’ final performance of “Back Home Again In Indiana” at the Indianapolis 500 left some race fans mourning the end of a long-running race tradition.