A new nonprofit is hoping to rev up motor sports fans to participate in campaigns and elections, seeking partnerships with racing giants like NASCAR and support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in an effort that political strategists say could increase GOP voter turnout.
NASCAR has joined the widespread backlash against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, announcing on Tuesday that it condemns discrimination and “will continue to welcome all competitors and fans” at racing events in Indiana and elsewhere.
Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota’s 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Delaware prosecutors say they will not file criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.
The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
Police say a trailer with the racecar inside was hitched to a pickup truck parked outside a Morrow hotel, about 15 miles south of Atlanta.
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.
Busch was suspended indefinitely on Friday after a judge said he almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last fall and there was a “substantial likelihood” of more domestic violence from him in the future.
Gordon announced last month this will be his final full-time season, and he’s been adamant next Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 will be the last of his career.
Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon announced on Twitter Thursday that this year will be his last as a full-time driver.
Busch said he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin who was dispatched on covert missions around the world and once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.
Harvick used a risky call by crew chief Rodney Childers for four tires during the final pit stop to drive through the field and grab the win that capped his dream first season with Stewart-Haas Racing.