NASCAR legend Buddy Baker has inoperable cancer

1970 Buddy Baker Darlington victory

“Do not shed a tear,” Baker signed off Tuesday. “Give a smile when you say my name. I’m not saying goodbye. Just talk to you later.” Buddy Baker, a former Daytona 500 winner and one of NASCAR’s all-time great super speedway racers, stepped down from his […]

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NASCAR drivers to begin using digital dashboards


Drivers will soon have a new array of information available to them inside the cockpit. A test conducted by NASCAR and Goodyear this week at Kentucky speedway is about more than just tires — drivers are also experimenting with a new digital dashboard. Featuring readings for […]

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Jeff Gordon’s crew chief explains costly pit strategy


Despite leading the most laps, questionable pit strategy prevented Jeff Gordon from winning Sunday’s race at Homestead. Facing a no-win proposition, Gordon’s and crew chief Alan Gustafson had a decision to make when another caution came four laps after the restart. Without new tires Gordon wasn’t […]

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Kevin Harvick snares 7th pole

NASCAR’s new multi-round, knockout qualifying format has been good to Kevin Harvick, who won a series-best seventh pole of the season Friday at Dover International Speedway. Harvick was fastest in both sessions, and his Round 2 lap of 162.933 miles per hour gave him the pole […]

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