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  • Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the…

  • Germany’s Nuerburg links cars racing with nature and history

    NUERBURG, Germany (AP) — Race drivers call it “The Green Hell” and it has taken dozens of drivers’ lives, but Germany’s Nuerburgring car-racing track offers unparalleled excitement for car racing fans. Engines roar, car tires…

  • Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon’s crash

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt crossed the finish line…

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup-Coke Zero 400 Results

    Sunday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 161 laps, 48 points, $308,040. 2. (12) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 161, 43, $248,616.…

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup-Coke Zero 400 Results

    Sunday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 161 laps, 48 points. 2. (12) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 161, 43. 3. (35)…

  • Kyle Busch brushes wall in 1st Daytona race since crash

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch hit another wall at Daytona International Speedway. This one was a considerably softer blow. Busch swiped the outside wall early in his first race at Daytona since breaking…

  • Fans shower Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday. Speedway officials handed out thousands of placards…

  • Kalitta gets Top Fuel win in Ohio

    NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Doug Kalitta earned his second Top Fuel win of the season Sunday at NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park. Kalitta secured his 37th career victory by driving his dragster past Antron…

  • Rain helps Hamilton win thrilling British GP, extend F1 lead

    SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Rain soaked Silverstone and water then filled Lewis Hamilton’s eyes. The world champion won on home soil for the third time on Sunday as the inclement weather provided the conditions for…

  • NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It’s been like that for years. And the 57-year-old…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points, $87,386. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42, $74,133.. 3.…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42. 3. (11) Chase…

  • Reigning midget champion Rico Abreu gets 1st stock car win

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rico Abreu has earned his first career stock car victory, racing to the win at Columbus Motor Speedway in Ohio. Abreu set a track record in winning the pole for Saturday…

  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity Series race at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon once stood in victory lane at Daytona International Speedway celebrating a Dale Earnhardt win with his grandfather and wondering if he would ever make it back to commemorate…

  • NHRA Pairings

    Saturday At Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park Norwalk, Ohio Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings. Top Fuel 1. Doug Kalitta, 3.731 seconds, 327.82 mph vs. 16. Chris Karamesines,…