Kasey Kahne earned his spot in the Chase by charging past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.
His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.
The Texas Motor Speedway’s spring NASCAR Sprint Cup race, which last year became the Duck Commander 500, returns to its usual Saturday night spot on April 11.
Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left at Sonoma on Sunday, while Will Power recovered from a mid-race spin to finish 10th heading to the season finale.
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.