NASCAR / Motor Racing

Scott Jr. to buy Phoenix Racing from James Finch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Harry Scott Jr. has reached an agreement to purchase Phoenix Racing from James Finch. Scott will take over control of the Sprint Cup team on Sept. 10 and use Justin Allgaier... Read More »

Busch dominates Bristol to win Nationwide race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch has won the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his ninth series win of the season. Busch started from the pole Friday night and led 228... Read More »

Kurt Busch on verge of improbable Chase berth

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The pre-Kurt Busch numbers at Furniture Row Racing weren't pretty: one win, three top-five finishes, eight top-10s and a measly 48 laps led in almost 200 races. The... Read More »

Kenseth holds off Kahne to get 5th win of season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth held off Kasey Kahne for 12 nerve-racking laps to hang on and win Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The win is the fifth of the season for Kenseth,... Read More »

Kyle Busch wins Truck race, 14th Bristol victory

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Truck Series race Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his record 14th overall victory on the high-banked 0.533-mile oval. The Sprint... Read More »

NASCAR Hall of Fame reports $1.6M loss in FY 2012

The NASCAR Hall of Fame lost $1.6 million in the fiscal year that ended in June, but tourism officials in Charlotte say they think the museum's financial performance is improving. Read More »

Browning resigns, Wile takes over at Darlington

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway President Chris Browning has resigned and International Speedway Corporation named Chip Wile as replacement at NASCAR's oldest superspeedway. ISC... Read More »

Man on the Edge - Time for Gay Athletes to Come Out?

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III says it's time gay football players came out of the locker. Is he right? Read More »

Is Now the Time for Gay NFL Players to Come Out?

One quarterback says the window for coming out is right now. Is the window closing, or opening? Read More »

It'll be tight fit as Nationwide cars hit Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — NASCAR Nationwide Series races can be treacherous, with large cars competing for tight space in the corners. Now imagine putting 40-some of those speedy tanks on... Read More »