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Column: NASCAR needs to take stand on North Carolina's law

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pat McCrory likes to spin a tale meant to illustrate his love for high octane and burned rubber.<p>It was 30 years ago, when the future governor of North Carolina was a 19-year-old who drove a '72 Fiat. McCrory says he saw the back gate had been left open at Charlotte Motor …

NASCAR at Michigan International Speedway 2016: Lineup, starting grid for FireKeepers Casino 400

Joey Logano will start on pole for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday.<p>Joey Logano took his second pole of the season and will look to capture Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 from the top position. The race will be held at Michigan International Speedway, where Logano's lap speed was 199.557 mph …

Column: NASCAR stumbles again, looks more and more clueless

So much for trying to be inclusive, NASCAR.<p>At a time when other sports are leading the charge toward a brighter social future, the good ol' boys seem intent on returning us to a more divisive era.<p>Might as well bring back those Confederate flags, while they're at it.<p>NASCAR has been on quite a roll — …

Column: NASCAR's Talladega wreckfest comes at a price

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete.<p>That shoulder-shrug approach doesn't make the scorecard from Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway any easier to …

Stewart-Haas Racing switching to Ford in 2017

One of Chevrolet’s top teams is ending its relationship and moving to Ford next season.<p>In a stunning move severing its long ties to General Motors, Stewart-Haas Racing will become a Ford-backed team beginning in 2017, the team and manufacturer announced on Wednesday.<p>The elite NASCAR organization …

Debate: NASCAR's burning questions

Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in NASCAR this week:<p>Turn 1: What effect will Sunday's wreck have on Austin Dillon?<p><b>Ricky Craven,</b> …

Predicting the 2015 Chase Field After the NASCAR Season's Halfway Point

Ever since the Daytona 500, we’ve mentioned the Chase over and over again. It’s the 10-race elephant in the room, and it grows in size with each passing week. There’s no avoiding it as the drivers speed toward that Emerald City in search of a way home(stead).<p>With 12 races to go in the regular …

Jennifer Jo Cobb 'completely forgot' rule, confronts driver on track

DOVER, Del. -- Jennifer Jo Cobb could become the first driver to be penalized under a rule NASCAR revised last year following the Tony Stewart-Kevin …

There's a strange link between violent motorcycle gangs and the US military

The relationship between the biker gangs and law enforcement officials was examined more closely following the revelation that police officers responding to a gang shootout that killed 9 outside a Waco, Texas restaurant.<p>The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) discovered in 2007 that …

Swift action by IndyCar’s safety team to save driver’s life has NASCAR racers taking notice

CONCORD, N.C. – Some NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers met with series officials about safety concerns, including the sport not having a traveling safety …

NASCAR '15 PS3, Xbox 360, PC Release this May 22nd for only $19.99; Racing Sim Features All-New 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Online Multiplayer, Tracks and More

NASCAR '15 is officially confirmed to release May 22 for the Xbox 360, PS3, and on Steam, Dusenberry Martin Racing has announced. The physical copies …

Kyle Busch returning to No. 18 car for Sprint All-Star Race | FOX Sports

After being sidelined by injury since Daytona, Kyle Busch will return to the cockpit of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry for Saturday night’s …

Motorsport

Race results, schedule, standings, news, drivers

Race Center<p>Fantasy<p>Play the all-new NASCAR Fantasy Live. Login to access your team or sign up today!<p>Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images<p>Michigan …

Motorsport

Why did no one pull out to pass Dale Jr. in final laps at Talladega? | FOX Sports

Sunday’s Talladega race was very interesting to me. There were numerous occasions at the beginning, a third of the way through it, halfway through it …

Motorsport

Monday Rundown: Busch, Gibson finding success

Crew chief Tony Gibson loves having Kurt Busch around, loves having his knowledge of a race car. Busch knows so much about how stock cars work that …

At Richmond, restarts, brakes critical

Richmond International Speedway has the distinction of being a track every driver looks forward to competing at.<p>The D-shaped track seems to strike a …

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Cop Knocks Woman Unconscious as 6-Year-Old Daughter Watches in Horror

Round Rock, TX — Video captured by a man in front of a Wing Stop in Round Rock Tuesday afternoon shows Officer Ben Johnson slamming Viviana Keith …

Crime

John Darby mum on departure details

John Darby won't spend a lot of time talking about the details of his departure from NASCAR. Yes, he's leaving. But the hows and the whys are not …

Debate: NASCAR's burning questions

Our experts weigh in on four of the biggest questions in NASCAR this week:<p>Turn 1: Now that he has a victory, how deep do you think Matt Kenseth can …

Harvick at the White House: President cracks wise about DeLana's 'own firesuit'

In what has become an annual tradition of recognizing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions, President Barack Obama honored 2014 title-winner Kevin …

Motorsport

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: AL Woman Shoots Attacker, Cop Shoots Woman

A recent defensive gun use in Alabama provides an important lesson for anyone who owns and carries firearms for self-defense purposes. A domestic …

Race results, schedule, standings, news, drivers

Race Center<p>Fantasy<p>Play the all-new NASCAR Fantasy Live. Login to access your team or sign up today!<p>Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images<p>Kentucky …

Family announcement: Steve Byrnes passes away at age 56 | FOX Sports

<i>Editor’s note: The Byrnes family has provided the following statement…</i><p>Mr. Steven Patrick Byrnes, age 56, of Fort Mill, S.C., went to be with the Lord …

University of Maryland

Today's NASCAR Sprint Cup race to honor Fox host Steve Byrnes

Later today, Fox will air the Food City 500 from Bristol, TN, but it has some extra meaning for the network and for one of the beloved members of its …

Motorsport