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Erica Enders-Stevens Wins Pro Stock Race

Erica Sanders-Stevens brought home the trophy last Sunday at the NHRA O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals held at the Royal Purple Raceway. Almost 40,000 people were there to witness the event. Stevens was able to beat her rival, Allen Johnson, …

Richard Petty Makes Long Awaited NASCAR Return

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s appearance at the Richmond International Speedway in Richmond, Va. marked his first major public outing since his wife Lynda died nearly one month ago. Since the heartbreaking loss, Petty has relied on the love …

Kevin Harvick Wins First Career Pole At Darlington

When all was said and done at the Darlington Raceway on Friday, it was Kevin Harvick who crossed the finish line ahead of the rest. It is Harvick’s first career pole and it keeps him in the hunt for his …

Duck Commander 500: Logano Overtakes Gordon

The Duck Commander 500, which was delayed from Sunday to Monday due to continuous rain, saw a few problems which left Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the grass and Jimmie Johnson with windshield damage. However, the conditions didn’t slow down Joey …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard Petty, Dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died at the age of 72 on Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. Petty Motorsports spokesman Jeff Dennison said in a statement that Petty was surrounded by her family …

Dario Franchitti to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Retired, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be this year’s celebrity pace car driver, which will air live on ABC on May 25th. While Franchitti drove a Honda-powered car during his last nine Indy 500 appearances, his pace car …

Denny Hamlin: Sinus Infection Ruins Race Day

Associated Press tells us that Denny Hamlin, ace NASCAR driver who was seventh in the points standing this Sunday, dropped to 11th after sitting out on today’s Fontana race due to a sinus infection. Hamlin was spotted wearing dark sunglasses …

Danica Patrick Talks About Her Luck After Crash

Danica Patrick says that the “luck of the Irish” must have been with her during the NASCAR Sprint Cup practice on Sunday, when she crashed and was forced to use a backup car for the duration of the race. The …

Danica Patrick Crashes During Practice, Finishes 18th in Bristol

Friday’s practice at Bristol Motor Speedway was quite a bumpy start for NASCAR driver Danica Patrick. Only a few minutes into the practice run, the 31-year-old’s No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet crashed into Parker Kligerman’s No. 30 Swan Racing Toyota. Following the collision, Kligerman’s team …

NASCAR Bristol Race Finished After Two Delays

The Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, held at Bristol Motor Speedway, was delayed for three hours last night, due to the weather. When the race was stopped, Matt Kenseth was in the lead. The start of the …

Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk Here’s Danica Patrick’s ‘At Google’ Talk

Race car driver and “GoDaddy girl” Danica Patrick recently spoke in an “At Google” talk as part of the Women at Google series. Google has now made the discussion available for all. “As a woman in a male dominated field, …

Daytona 500: Dale Jr. Wins “The Great American Race”

The Daytona 500 was slated to start at 1:00 pm EST on Sunday. If one does some quick math, the race should have finished somewhere around 4:30 pm. (It being 500 mile race with an average speed of 200 mph, …

Danica Patrick Involved in Big Crash at Daytona

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was involved in a big crash at Sunday’s Daytona 500, effectively ending her night 145 laps into the 200-lap race and giving her a 40th place finish. According to a post-race report on Patrick’s website, the …

Daytona 500: Danica Patrick Involved in 13-Car Wreck

Danica Patrick’s Chevrolet was one of the cars involved in a 13-car wreck that happened during the Daytona 500. The accident occurred when Brian Scott and Kevin Harvick’s cars collided on the fourth turn of lap 146 of 200. Scott …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

Daytona 500 Resumes After Rain Delay

Rain, rain go away, Daytona 500 racers are out to play! The rain did let up, but only 6 hours, 21 minutes, and 41 seconds after the red flag was posted. The severe weather put both racers and spectators in …

Danica Patrick: 1 Million Twitter Followers

Danica Patrick is the first NASCAR driver to top 1 million Twitter followers. The racer reached that mark just before the season opener at the Daytona 500 on Sunday. “It just shows what incredible and loyal fans I have,” she …

Danica Patrick, 1 Million Twitter Followers

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is the first of her kind to receive more than 1 million followers on Twitter. ”It just shows what incredible and loyal fans I have,” she told The Associated Press. ”It’s pretty humbling that 1 million …

Jeff Gordon May Retire From Racing in 2014

In the last NASCAR media tour, Jeff Gordon mentioned the possibility of retiring from his career if he wins the 2014 NASCAR championship. The stock car racing driver said he was jokingly serious about his statement. The 42-year-old racer has …

Danica Patrick And Tony Stewart Blow Engines At Daytona 500

Like most Nascar racers, Danica Patrick and Tony Stewart were taking advantage of the practice time before the Daytona 500. All seemed well for both racers until the last hour of practice. Both Patrick and Stewart suffered blown engines. While …