• The Baltimore SunNASCAR: Kyle Larson holds off Chase Elliott to win at Michigan

    Kyle Larson took control on a restart with five laps remaining and raced to his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off Chase Elliott on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was the third Cup win of Larson’s career — and second in a row at Michigan. Larson and Elliott also finished 1-2 at MIS in August. Read more...

  • The Tampa TribuneKyle Larson wins NASCAR Cup race, takes points lead

    BROOKLYN, Mich. — Three times, Kyle Larson needed to outrace the rest of the contenders on late restarts. That’s a task he has proven he can handle at Michigan International Speedway. Larson took control of the FireKeepers Casino 400 on a restart with five laps remaining and held off Chase Elliott on Sunday for his second Monster Energy Cup series Read more...

  • Tribune ReviewValley grad Josh Sobecki part of Clint Bowyer’s high-intensity NASCAR pit crew

    Josh Sobecki spends the majority of his Sundays in the pits for the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 14 car, waiting for the moment when his driver dives off the racetrack onto pit road, barreling in at 55 miles per hour to get service. The moments the cars are on pit road go by in a flash. Four tires are changed, fuel Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunThe Orioles' 28th-round draft pick is the son of a NASCAR legend

    In the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday, the Orioles took a Charlotte outfielder named Zach Jarrett. If you think that’s the face (read: mustache) of a mid-1990s NASCAR driver, well, you’re not far off. Zach is the son of Dale Jarrett, a three-time Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee, and the grandson of Ned Jarrett, also a NASCAR Read more...

  • UPIDanica Patrick has feelings hurt by booing fans

    June 13 (UPI) — Fans booing Danica Patrick got more than they bargained for Friday when the NASCAR driver came up to them and explained how it hurt her feelings. Patrick was qualifying for the Pocono 400 during the run-in. “Since I’m old, instead of taking the booing, what I want to tell you is like, I’m doing the very Read more...

  • USA TodayDaniel Craig shines in new NASCAR movie trailer

    In the mainstream, there aren’t a ton of great NASCAR movies, but fans often point to Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Days of Thunder as their favorites.But one more could potentially be added to that list of favorites – although it doesn’t seem to be strictly about racing – if director Steven Soderbergh delivers his latest heist Read more...

  • Rolling StoneWatch First Trailer for Steven Soderbergh's NASCAR Heist Film 'Logan Lucky'

    Ocean’s 11 director Steven Soderbergh returns to heist films – and filmmaking in general after a four-year hiatus – with Logan Lucky, starring Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as down-and-out brothers who conspire to rob a NASCAR event. “Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola Read more...

  • Los Angeles TimesAustin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory

    Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. 3 car to Victory Lane early Monday. Dillon, the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress, was among several drivers who chose not to pit down the stretch. Johnson ran out of Read more...

  • Daily HeraldCEO says NASCAR 'not isolated' in fighting to attract fans

    RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France says the challenge of connecting with a new, younger generation of fans is something that all sports are trying to figure out, and one that NASCAR will take some time to figure out. Speaking at Richmond International Raceway before Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, France compared the challenge sports Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesCEO says NASCAR ‘not isolated’ in fighting to attract fans

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France says the challenge of connecting with a new, younger generation of fans is something that all sports are trying to figure out, and one that NASCAR will take some time to figure out. Speaking at Richmond International Raceway before Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, France compared the challenge Read more...