“I’m a little bit sad this is my final Daytona 500,” Gordon said, “but I’m more upset we didn’t have a shot at winning there at the end.”
Danica Patrick was in the second race and needed to finish 15th or better to guarantee a spot Sunday. She was sitting pretty, too, until her second incident with Denny Hamlin in two days.
Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the sport as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, said Thursday that he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.
The NASCAR driver known as “The Outlaw” testified Tuesday he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.
Brad Keselowski is doing everything he can for a chance at another NASCAR championship. No matter how angry he makes other drivers.
The three-time NASCAR champion talked with reporters Monday at his first news conference since a grand jury decided last week not to charge him in Ward’s death.
The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter.
Ward was killed Aug. 9 when a car driven by the three-time NASCAR champion struck and killed him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
“The NFL was a very, very attainable goal,” the country music star and former North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker revealed during the exclusive video interview.
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Stewart said he could not answer questions about the incident — it remains under police investigation — and he left the news conference after reading a short statement.
The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since his car hit Kevin Ward Jr. at an Aug. 9 sprint car event in upstate New York.
NASCAR has added a new rule telling drivers to not approach the track or moving vehicles after accidents. The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
Stewart also sat out Sunday at Watkins Glen, a day after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car event in Canandaigua, New York.
Kevin Ward Jr. was remembered as a “small-town boy” who loved his sport during Thursday’s funeral for the 20-year-old dirt-track racer whose car was hit by one driven by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.