NASCAR penalizes top teams shortly before Talladega race

Sports 04/28/19, 11:48

The four Joe Gibbs Racing cars and both Roush Fenway rides will start at the rear at Talladega Superspeedway.NASCAR announced less than two hours before Sunday's Cup series race that they were among eight penalized for unapproved adjustments.That includes points leader Kyle Busch, Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex ...

Oliver North out as NRA president after leadership dispute

U.S. 04/27/19, 21:04

Oliver North announced Saturday that he would not serve a second term as National Rifle Association president, making it clear he had been forced out by the gun lobby's leadership after his own failed attempt to remove the NRA's longtime CEO in a burgeoning divide over the group's finances and ...

Oliver North says he won’t serve 2nd term as NRA president

U.S. 04/27/19, 11:01

Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North said Saturday that he will not serve a second term as the president of the National Rifle Association amid inner turmoil in the gun-rights group. In a statement read to members of the group Saturday, North said he believes a committee should be set up to ...

Byron, Bowman start from front row in 61st Daytona 500

Sports 02/17/19, 10:07

William Byron will start from the pole in the 61st running of the Daytona 500, combining with teammate Alex Bowman to create the youngest front row in the history of "The Great American Race."Byron is 21, and Bowman is 25. Both are driving Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports.Six Ford drivers will ...

Update: Hemric eager to rep North Carolina in No. 8

Sports 02/13/19, 10:24

The Latest on NASCAR media day for the Daytona 500 (all times local):10 a.m.Daniel Hemric hopes his surprise run in time trials for the Daytona 500 is just one of many highlights in his rookie season.Hemric advanced into the final round of single-car qualifying and landed fifth on the timing ...

NASCAR tosses car chiefs for 3 drivers before Daytona 500

Sports 02/10/19, 12:58

NASCAR has ejected the car chiefs for Chase Elliott, Ty Dillon and Austin Dillon through the Daytona 500 for repeated inspection failures before qualifying for the race.The drivers also were docked 15 minutes from the final Cup practice before next Sunday's race. NASCAR has cracked down this season on inspection ...

NASCAR’s current youth movement pushing out veteran drivers

Sports 09/28/18, 17:25

Jamie McMurray set a record at Charlotte Motor Speedway by winning his second career Cup Series start. Back for the 16th anniversary of that surprise trip to victory lane, McMurray is just another veteran at a career crossroads in NASCAR.McMurray doesn't yet have a job for 2019. Neither does AJ ...

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