Skip to content

Racing

Featured Articles

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

- Associated Press

Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, won his first career Daytona 500, taking the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday.

Related Articles

In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photograph, Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen N.Y.  Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Tony Stewart pulls out of NASCAR Sprint Cup Michigan race

Associated Press

Jeff Burton will drive Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet in Michigan. Stewart also sat out Sunday at Watkins Glen, a day after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car event in Canandaigua, New York.

FILE - In this July 5, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart walks down the runway during driver introductions before a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Racing sprint cars is Stewart's passion. But now his hobby, racing on tiny little tracks in nondescript towns outside of a busy NASCAR schedule, is again being called into question. The three-time NASCAR champion struck and killed a 20-year-old racer who had climbed from his car Saturday, Aug. 9, to confront Stewart on a New York dirt track following a crash caused by contact between the two cars. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Tony Stewart still could face charges in fatal accident, experts say

- Associated Press

The NASCAR star could be charged with second-degree manslaughter under New York law if prosecutors believe he "recklessly caused the death of another person," with negligent homicide another possibility, according to criminal law professor Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law.

**FILE** This July 5, 2014 photo provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., in the vicotry lane with his car at the Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y. Ward was killed Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Central Square, N.Y., when the car being driven by Tony Stewart struck the 20-year-old who had climbed from his crashed car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart following a bump with Stewart one lap earlier. (AP Photo/Empire Super Sprints, Inc.)

Kevin Ward Jr. built reputation as fearless race-car driver

- Associated Press

"I don't want Kevin Ward to be remembered as a victim in a Tony Stewart accident," said fellow driver Cory Sparks. "He definitely had a future in this sport. He was a very aggressive driver. He was one hell of wheel man."

** FILE ** This June 28, 2014, photo provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. at the Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Canada. Ward was killed Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Central Square, N.Y., when the car being driven by Tony Stewart struck the 20-year-old who had climbed from his crashed car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart following a bump with Stewart one lap earlier. (AP Photo/Empire Super Sprints, Inc.)

Tony Stewart crash probe focuses on lighting, track

- Associated Press

The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.

AJ Allmendinger (47) takes the checkered flag to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Watkins Glen N.Y. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

AJ Allmendinger wins at somber Watkins Glen

- Associated Press

Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart pulled out of the race 12 hours after he struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car during a race in nearby Canandaigua, New York.

A fan takes cover under an umbrella in the grandstands while rain causes a delay during qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

NASCAR right to put Daytona race out of its misery

- Associated Press

It would have been comedic if it wasn't such a disastrous day for one of the biggest events on the NASCAR schedule. So pulling the plug seemed like such a logical decision when the track was soaked through shortly before 3 p.m.

Kasey Kahne, front left, Paul Menard (27) and Reed Sorenson (36) are among the cars that crashed coming out of the backstretch going in to turn 3 during the NASCAR Sprint cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Ron Sanders)

Aric Almirola declared winner at stormy Daytona

- Associated Press

The Coke Zero 400 was originally scheduled to go off Saturday night, but steady rain forced it to be postponed a day. When it did finally get started Sunday, it was interrupted several more times.

Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Brad Keselowski wins at Kentucky for 2nd time

- Associated Press

The Penske Racing driver and 2012 race winner followed his record-breaking pole effort to lead 199 of 267 laps en route to his second victory of the season and 12th of his career.