The freshly retired David Letterman was all grins early Sunday as his IndyCar team paid tribute to the former “Late Show” host by putting a gap-toothed, smiling caricature of his face and #thanksdave on driver Oriol Servia’s yellow car for the big race.
The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car.
Questions concerning the level of safety headed into the Indianapolis 500 continued to mount Monday after James Hinchcliffe was injured in a crash.
Kyle Busch will be eligible to compete for the NASCAR championship despite him missing the first 11 races of the season, NASCAR officials announced on Wednesday.
NASCAR has been trying to reach younger demographics for years, particularly as stars such as Jeff Gordon close in on retirement.
Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday that NAPA has signed a three-year deal to be the majority sponsor for Chase Elliott, who will replace Jeff Gordon next season.
Rico Abreu, the reigning USAC national champion and winner of this year’s Chili Bowl, is among 12 drivers who were named to NASCAR’s latest “Next” class for emerging stars.
Olympic gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin has been named the grand marshal for the Indianapolis 500.
NASCAR chairman Brian France isn’t sure if Kyle Busch will be granted a waiver to be part of the chase, but said the sanctioning body would like to “accommodate” him.
Kyle Larson has been cleared to return to NASCAR racing next weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway after fainting last weekend during an autograph session.
Rusty Wallace has long believed that he retired from racing too soon, that he had another three years in his NASCAR career. He’ll get another chance in June at the X Games.
Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off the streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish.