Motorsport

Nature's Bakery: NASCAR team 'could not control' Danica Patrick

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Nature’s Bakery’s counter claim to the breach of contract suit brought against it by Stewart-Haas Racing asserts that the NASCAR team “could not control” driver Danica Patrick as she promoted competing products on social media.<p>The response in North Carolina superior court …

NASCAR

Chase Elliott featured in Hooters’ ‘politically incorrect’ commercial

Monster Energy won’t be the only company in NASCAR featuring young, attractive women in form-fitting outfits this season.<p>Restaurant chain Hooters, …

NASCAR

Much a-Dew: Is Monster Energy logo a no-go for Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick?

Is there some sort of conflict of interest between Hendrick Motorsports sponsor Mountain Dew and new NASCAR Cup series sponsor Monster Energy?<p>ESPN …

NASCAR

F1: Lewis Hamilton 'could have won 2016 championship' says Alonso referring to data sharing comments

Hamilton wants driver accumulated data to be kept private rather than being shared.<p>Fernando Alonso has told Lewis Hamilton that he could have won the …

Formula One

Daytona 500 betting preview: 7 ways to win your NASCAR bets

<i>Covers.com is the biggest and best source for sports betting information, providing unrivaled and original content sports bettors cannot live without.</i><p>…

NASCAR

Daytona 500 schedule 2017: Times, TV schedule, events, and online streaming for Sunday

After kicking off the 2017 NASCAR season with two weeks of activities at the Daytona International Speedway, everything culminates on Sunday with The Great American Race, the 2017 Daytona 500.<p>Fox and Fox Sports 1 will provide wall-to-wall coverage throughout the day Sunday from Daytona, with …

NASCAR

Daytona 500 Schedule 2017: TV Coverage and Schedule for NASCAR Season Opener

Perhaps no sport in the world begins its season with a bigger event than NASCAR, as Sunday's Daytona 500 will kick off what promises to be a competitive and intense 2017 campaign.<p>The Great American Race counts the same as every other race on the schedule from a points perspective, but winning the …

NASCAR

Grala wins NASCAR Truck Series opener after Crafton flips (Yahoo Sports)

Rookie Kaz Grala won the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night, getting through a massive wreck on the final lap at Daytona International …

NASCAR

2017 Phillip Island World Superbike Race 1 Results

The 30th season of the Motul FIM World Superbike Championship began with perfect weather Saturday down under at Phillip Island.<p>All eyes were on …

MotoGP

Brembo Brake Facts: World Superbike Phillip Island

Australia is hosting the opening round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship<p>According to Brembo, Phillip Island is one of the least difficult …

MotoGP

This is an insane crash from the final lap of Daytona's NASCAR Trucks race

On Friday night, 18-year-old Kaz Grala became the youngest NASCAR truck series driver to win at Daytona, and thanks to some pretty damn good fortune …

NASCAR

Danica Patrick on Twitter trolls: 'They’re very unhappy people'

USA TODAY Sports' Brant James breaks down key story lines leading into the Daytona 500.<p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick has tried to ignore Twitter trolling as much as possible.<p>But the Stewart-Haas Racing driver had no misconceptions that <i>this</i> video would solve the problem. Patrick, the popular …

NASCAR

Formula 1: Williams launch new car for 2017 season

<b>Williams have launched their new car for the 2017 season, with the challenger carrying a predominantly white livery.</b><p>The FW-40, which also has red and blue stripes running down its centre, is wider than the 2016 car and has bigger tyres following regulation changes.<p>Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll will …

Formula One

PowerShares QQQ 300 live stream: Watch NASCAR online

The 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season kicks off on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Find out how to watch the PowerShares QQQ 300 …

NASCAR

2017 World Superbike Championship preview

A new season and once again it’s new rules for the World Superbike Championship, which starts this weekend at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia.<p>Last year, in a bid to increase dwindling attendances, the organisers moved from the traditional format of two races taking place on the Sunday to …

MotoGP

Gordon, Harvick Say NASCAR Overhaul Good for Sport

Racing champions Jeff Gordon and Kevin Harvick are fans of a significant overhaul of the sport’s format, saying the changes will be good for NASCAR at a time of sagging ratings and attendance.<p>The 2017 season, which kicks off Sunday with the Daytona 500, brings plenty of change to NASCAR, including …

NASCAR

Under the skin of a Formula 1 car is about as pimped as technology gets

Formula 1 is back. Pre-season testing begins on Monday, ahead of the first race a month from now. The latest cars are bursting with exciting technology. But you won't find these innovations in your average people mover.<p>The first thing you’ll think of when you see a Formula 1 steering wheel is a …

Autos

Hamilton 360° onboard lap in the W08

Lewis Hamilton drove the all-new Mercedes W08 at Silverstone during the Team’s official launch, watch as the three-times Formula 1 World Champion …

Motor Racing

Alonso jibes Hamilton with data sharing quip

Fernando Alonso has joked that Lewis Hamilton would have won the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship had he 'watched more data' from Nico Rosberg in a …

Formula One

F1: Valtteri Bottas has a 'good chance' of beating Lewis Hamilton says four-time champion

Bottas will partner Hamilton at Mercedes for the 2017 F1 season.<p>Four-time Formula One world champion Alain Prost believes Mercedes new boy Valtteri …

Formula One

Monster Energy tries to give NASCAR buzz as title sponsor The Associated Press

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, fans walks through the garage area after rain postponed practice for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Cup series auto …

NASCAR

Plenty of tickets remain for Daytona 500

USA TODAY Sports' Brant James breaks down key story lines leading into the Daytona 500.<p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of seats remain for Sunday’s Daytona 500 through the track’s website, although that’s nothing like the inventory on the secondary ticket market.<p>There were more than 6,500 tickets …

NASCAR

NASCAR vs. Hollywood is a tale of two Americas

Sunday is one of those days that lays bare the stark division in America.<p>In the afternoon, NASCAR will present its crown jewel, the 59th running of the Daytona 500. A few hours later, the glitterati of Hollywood will assemble for the 89th presentation of the Academy Awards, the entertainment …

NASCAR

This New Documentary Goes Behind Jeff Gordon's 1997 Daytona 500 Win

With the 500 coming up this weekend, it's the perfect time to revisit the race 20 years ago.<p>After Jeff Gordon narrowly missed out on winning the 1996 Winston Cup championship, his crew chief, Ray Evernham, was worried the team would be too stressed heading into the 1997 Daytona 500. To brighten …

NASCAR

Team Penske signs Joey Logano to extension through 2022 'and beyond'

Joey Logano already had a deal with Team Penske through 2018, but Roger Penske wasn't taking any chances on the young star getting away anytime …

NASCAR

NASCAR ponders how to make Great American Race great again

(Reuters) - NASCAR launches a new season with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, pondering ways to make the Great American Race great again amid a gloomy backdrop of an aging fan base and declining attendance and television ratings.<p>NASCARS's Super Bowl comes not at the end of the season but at the start …

NASCAR

Leah Pritchett breaks Top Fuel national time record at NHRA Arizona Nationals

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Leah Pritchett broke the Top Fuel national time record with a 3.658-second pass at 329.34 mph Friday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals.<p>…

NASCAR

Cars 3's NASCAR-Heavy Cast List Just Dropped A Ton Of Extra Spoilers

If <i>Cars 3's</i> grim reminder of your slow descent into old age in trailer form didn’t already convince you that this is the must-see kids’ movie of the …

NASCAR

NASCAR seeks boost to steep decline with strong Daytona 500

The good news for NASCAR is that all signs indicate Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a legitimate shot to win the Daytona 500. A victory for NASCAR's most …

NASCAR

McLaren confirms F1 testing running schedule for Barcelona

McLaren has become the latest team to confirm its running schedule for the upcoming Formula 1 pre-season test days in Barcelona, Spain.<p>McLaren …

Formula One