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Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy
Thursday, 26 Nov, 2015 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy
Ol’ Dave Takes Spin In Ol’ Calhoun Around Ol’ Indy

A grinning, gray-bearded David Letterman realized the ride of a lifetime last summer, when he completed four laps around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in an iconic open-wheel Roadster.
“Nobody in their right mind should let me do this,” Letterman tells Dan Carney in “David Letterman Is Not Slowing Down” as featured in the December issue of […]

The Perfect Ending Gutted By An Imperfect Sport
Monday, 23 Nov, 2015 – 9:26 | One Comment
The Perfect Ending Gutted By An Imperfect Sport

A race day that dawned Sunday morning with coffee and tears shared with his mom, Carol, ended after sunset with the gift of his helmet to car-owner Rick Hendrick.
In between, on the last day of his brilliant NASCAR career, Jeff Gordon bump-fisted countless fans, stood shoulder-to-shoulder with motorsports superstars Mario Andretti and Lewis Hamilton during […]

Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Sunday, 22 Nov, 2015 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship
Busch Completes Comeback; Wins Race And Championship

Racers have been wondering for years when super-talented driver Kyle Busch would finally win a Sprint Cup championship. They got their answer Sunday when Busch won the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, with it, the 2015 crown.
The victory and championship came with Busch doing what he does best – using mastery on a restart […]

Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons
Friday, 20 Nov, 2015 – 9:34 | Comments Off on Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons
Homestead Features Contenders For All Seasons

It’s championship week in Sprint Cup and an interesting championship field it is.
At the beginning of the season – and, certainly – at mid season, the make-up of this final four would have been tough to predict.
The only non-surprising entrant would have to be  Kevin Harvick. Not only was he  the defending champion, his team […]

Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship
Sunday, 15 Nov, 2015 – 9:39 | Comments Off on Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship
Worsham Has Loads Of Incentives As He Chases Funny Car Championship

There is an X-factor in Del Worsham’s relentless pursuit of the 2015 NHRA Funny Car world championship that archrival “Fast Jack” Beckman and master tuner Jimmy Prock may be unable to match.
The 2011 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, Worsham could join Kenny Bernstein and Gary Scelzi as the only drivers to win titles in the […]

Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2015 – 7:46 | Comments Off on Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship
Johnson Jr. Steps Up Pursuit Of Funny Car Championship

Tommy Johnson Jr. checked-off the first item on his long-shot laundry list in pursuit of the 2015 NHRA Funny Car world championship Friday when he raced to the provisional pole during qualifications for the 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Johnson powered his Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T to a track-record 1,000-foot performance of 3.917-seconds at 324.67 […]

Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix
Thursday, 12 Nov, 2015 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix
Jimmie The Spoiler Turned Heat Up For Phoenix

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway officially has fallen into the dog-bites-man category, with Sunday’s 11th annual AAA Texas 500 the latest example.
On a day when pole-sitter Brad Keselowski led a record 312 of 334 laps, Johnson pulled off the winning pass with four […]

Gordon’s Goal: To Ride Off Into Sunset At Very Top
Sunday, 8 Nov, 2015 – 9:56 | One Comment
Gordon’s Goal: To Ride Off Into Sunset At Very Top

FORT WORTH, Texas – In a sport where sentiment is tantamount to weakness, it suddenly has become OK to believe in Jeff Gordon and the power of magic.
Even throughout the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area, home to testosterone-fueled egos, it truly is  cool to think that Sir Jeff can crank-out one last championship hurrah […]

Logano: Dump Job By Kenseth Has Lit A Fire
Friday, 6 Nov, 2015 – 15:26 | One Comment
Logano: Dump Job By Kenseth Has Lit A Fire

FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano says he fully understands the message NASCAR delivered this week in response to Matt Kenseth’s decision to wreck him out of last Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
“The message sent obviously is that you can’t do that,” Logano said during an interview at Texas Motor Speedway Friday […]

Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Friday, 6 Nov, 2015 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title

FORT WORTH, Texas – Erik Jones admittedly is a little sleep-deficient these days, and Matt Crafton can commiserate.  The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton knows the road to the title winds through Insomnia, USA.
“I know how it was trying to win my first championship…just sleepless nights,” Crafton said during a press conference […]