INDIANAPOLIS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday defended his wife's Twitter post — and blamed himself for putting her in a position where she believed she had to speak out and upset some of his fans.
LOUDON, N.H. — Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday to win the Overton's 301 and send Joe Gibbs Racing to Victory Lane for the first time this season.
LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Larson has made a habit of flunking NASCAR inspection.
NEWTON, Iowa — Helio Castroneves dominated the IndyCar Iowa Corn 300 on Sunday at Iowa Speedway — where fans were invited to sample a free ear of corn before the race — for his first victory since 2014.
SPARTA, Ky. — Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup Quaker State 400 Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
SPARTA, Ky. — NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth said Friday he has no job lined up next year and likely has no future at Joe Gibbs Racing.
Richard Petty drove his last NASCAR race a quarter-century ago. His last win came 33 years ago, on the Fourth of July, in the Firecracker 400 — his 200th victory. No one will ever come close to that. Or eating fried chicken with President Ronald Reagan after the race.
"That was some deal," Petty said.
DAYTONA BEACH — When Ricky Stenhouse first entered the NASCAR Cup series, his reputation wasn't great, especially at bunched-up restrictor-plate tracks. He had only a pair of top-10 finishes in his first 10 trips to Daytona International Speedway.
Welcome to Dale-tona
That's what it said on the handmade sign atop the motor home parked in Turn 2 of the Daytona International Speedway. Colleen Weaver had made the sign. Her husband, Ron, was sitting under the tent, next to the kiddie pool, near the barbecue, with extended family.