NASCAR’s Michigan, Bristol tracks adding SAFER barriers

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Two more NASCAR tracks announced Thursday they will add SAFER barriers in the wake of a February accident that badly injured Kyle Busch. Michigan International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway said they will add the so-called “soft walls” on concrete barriers prior to their upcoming race […]

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Is there tire tampering in NASCAR?

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Are some race teams drilling tiny holes in their tires? The rumor that’s been floating around the NASCAR garage is a hot topic this weekend, as NASCAR reminded crew chiefs Friday morning in a safety meeting that any funny business with the tires would receive a […]

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Jeff Gordon wins pole for Las Vegas race

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Jeff Gordon is awfully efficient when he actually gets to qualify. The retiring four-time series champion won his second pole of the season and first ever at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, setting a new record with a 194.679-mile lap (27.738 seconds) on the 1.5-mile […]

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Kurt Busch loses initial NASCAR appeal

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Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch lost his first appeal on Saturday of a suspension from NASCAR stemming from a domestic abuse ruling. Busch’s appeal of the Friday NASCAR ruling was heard by a three-person panel beginning around noon in the International Motorsports Center which overlooks Turn […]

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