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NASCAR announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class on Wednesday evening. Chairman and CEO Brian France announced the five Hall of Fame inductees. There was not a tie for fifth place as there was last year. 2014 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES: DRIVERS...
Martinsville Speedway is offering a special ticket price for the STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7 after Jimmie Johnson’s Daytona 500 victory. Johnson’s car number, 48, is the price for the Jimmie Johnson $48 Package for the Sprint Cup STP...
WDBJ7 ReporterThousands of people who subscribe to Dish Network might not be able to watch Sunday's Daytona 500. Dish and the owners of the local Fox affiliate can't come to terms on a new contract. For now, some NASCAR fans may have to travel to bars to watch the...
Sports DirectorThe Wood Brothers took the Nascar world by storm in 2011, winning the Daytona 500 with rookie Trevor Bayne behind the wheel. The Patrick County natives are back at the beach this week, hoping to write another chapter in their racing lore. The Wood...
Tags: Stock Car Racing, Trevor Bayne
Sports DirectorThe first Saturday of Speed Weeks was good for Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell and Kevin Harvick in the Sprint Unlimited. It all made for an exciting day of racing at the Daytona International Speedway. Clay Campbell got a pre-race...
WDBJ7 Sports DirectorThe Cup Series drivers hit the track just after 5 p.m. Friday in practice for the Sprint Unlimited. It's the start of a busy weekend for Jimmie Johnson, who will run a half marathon in and around Saturday night's race and Sunday's qualifying session for...
Tags: Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth
Speedweeks at Daytona takes center stage next week. It will mark the debut of Matt Kenseth at Joe Gibbs Racing. Kenseth was the biggest mover and shaker of the offseason, leaving Roush Fenway Racing where he'd spent his entire 13-year career. “I...
WDBJ7 Sports DirectorFriday was a busy day of practice at the Martinsville Speedway for the Truck Series and the Cup drivers. Saturday's Kroger 250 truck race will feature plenty of storylines, including the Truck Series debut of Jeb Burton, the son of 2002 Daytona 500...
NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 7 p.m. Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history. The 500-mile race initially...
Danica Patrick has won the pole for the season-opening Nationwide Series race at Daytona. Patrick became the first woman to secure the top qualifying spot in NASCAR's second-tier series since Shawna Robinson at Atlanta on March 12, 1994. The former...
Tony Stewart has won the first qualifying race for the Daytona 500. The defending NASCAR champion held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Thursday's first 150-mile race. The last lap was marred by an accident involving Danica Patrick. Patrick was hit by Aric...
Sports DirectorLast February Trevor Bayne became the youngest driver ever to win the Daytona 500. But the weeks that followed were anything but smooth. In the spring he was knocked out of racing for a month, and was eventually diagnosed with lyme disease. "I think more...
Tags: Kenya, Tim Tebow, NASCAR, Auto Racing, Trevor Bayne
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