Kyle Busch holds up his trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series season championship

Kyle Busch has 2 NASCAR titles and an eye on at least 5 more

The way Kyle Busch sees it, there is a flaw in the championship ring NASCAR awarded him last month.
Motorsports
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GM to open racing tech center near Charlotte Motor Speedway

General Motors is planning to open a new technical center for performance and auto racing near the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
Motorsports
January 19
Kyle Larson (shown in an Oct. 2019 photo at Dover International Speedway) scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 stre

Kyle Larson finally wins elusive Chili Bowl in 13th try

Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.
Motorsports
January 14

Scott McLaughlin hopes to be IndyCar-bound with Penske team

A two-time touring car champion in Australia, Scott McLaughlin is hoping his next stop will be the IndyCar circuit in the United States. And working with a guy like Roger Penske might certainly help.
Motorsports
January 14

Swedish driver Ericsson lands hot chocolate company sponsor

A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing.
Vikings
January 13

A look back at other infamous cheating scandals in sports

The fallout from baseball's latest sign-stealing scandal is beginning to take shape. Houston manager AJ Hinch is out of a job, and so is general…
Motorsports
January 8
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, photo, Penske Corporation Chairman Roger Penske responds to a question during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Sp

Roger Penske takes ownership of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the…
Golf
January 7

Leagues finally cash in on sports betting by selling data

Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games.
Motorsports
January 7
Kyle Busch heads to his garage during testing for the upcoming Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway

Kyle Busch brings the Rowdy show to the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Fresh from a holiday trip to the Bahamas, NASCAR's newest two-time champion raced back to the track to open the new year.
Motorsports
January 4

Bourdais, Hinchcliffe casualties of cruel IndyCar offseason

Sebastien Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar iron out the wrinkles on its newest safety innovation. He'd been chosen to test the new windscreen cockpit protection because of his experience, his ability to offer technical feedback and his methodical approach in a race car.
Motorsports
December 2, 2019
Dick Roe said of the Shelby Cobra wide-body: “They made 29 total and only two had the wide fenders — my VIN number was 2557, and the other was 255

Reusse: Ford joined life in fast lane in 1960s

The Shelby Ford started a rivalry with General Motors' Corvette in Sports Car Club of America racing in the United States, featured in the current movie "Ford vs. Ferrari," and also in "24 Hour War," from 2016.
Motorsports
October 16, 2019
Ryan Blaney celebrated in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday.

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish to advance in NASCAR playoffs

Blaney's first win of the season came as he was in danger of getting eliminated from title contention.
Motorsports
September 2, 2019

Force wins at Indy for fifth time, tied for most ever

John Force, 70, tied Ed "Ace" McCulloch for the most Funny Car wins in Indy history at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, powering his Camaro to a run of 3.919 seconds at 324.44 mph to beat Jack Beckman.
Motorsports
September 1, 2019
Will Power (shown hugging his wife, Liz, after winning the 2018 Indianapolis 500) won for the second time in three races by taking the checkered flag

Newgarden stays atop IndyCar standings on victory by teammate

Will Power won for the second time in three races, and the Sunday victory was critical because it prevented any of Josef Newgarden's title contenders from taking the top spot on the podium.
Motorsports
August 18, 2019
Minnesotan Jason Line drove his Camaro dragster to victory Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd.

Minnesotan among winners at NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals

Jason Line won a race for an NHRA-record 16th consecutive season on Sunday, racing to a wire-to-wire victory in Pro Stock at his home Brainerd International Raceway track.
Motorsports
August 18, 2019
Steve Torrence qualified second in Top Fuel qualifying. Torrence won the event last year in Brainerd.

Lucas Oil Nationals preview at Brainerd International Raceway

Pro Stock driver and Minnesota native Jason Line secured his second No. 1 qualifier of the 2019 season and the 55th of his career.
Motorsports
August 15, 2019

NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals: What you need to know

The 17th of 24 stops on the National Hot Rod Association circuit is at Brainerd International Raceway starting Thursday.
Motorsports
August 14, 2019
Billy Torrence (shown competing in the Sonoma Nationals in July) is the defending Top Fuel champion at BIR.

Veteran drivers love returning to Brainerd International Raceway

For Duluth native Greg Anderson, it's his home track; for John Force, it's where he often wins.
Motorsports
August 4, 2019
Chase Elliott celebrated his victory with his pit crew after winning a NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday.

Elliott ends summer slump with road course victory at Watkins Glen

Chase Elliott, who started from the pole, led 80 of the 90 laps to become the first repeat winner in nearly a decade.
Motorsports
July 28, 2019
Denny Hamlin celebrated in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday in Long Pond, Pa.

Hamlin pulls away late to win at Pocono

Denny Hamlin raced to his third victory of the season and 34th overall in NACAR Cup Series race, giving Joe Gibbs Racing its 11th win in 21 races this season.
Motorsports
July 21, 2019
Kevin Harvick raised his arms toward fans after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., on Sunday.

Harvick edges Hamlin in neck-and-neck NASCAR finish in N.H.

After the two made contact coming out of the final turn, Harvick finished 0.210 seconds ahead for his 46th series victory and first since November at Texas.