Hamilton, Pagenaud and Byron on pole in motorsports’ big day

Sports 05/25/19, 18:05

One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera.Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season.The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending ...

Byron hopes strong qualifying runs translate to first win

Sports 05/24/19, 13:29

William Byron knows how to qualify. Now, he is looking to prove he can win at NASCAR's highest level.The Charlotte native would love nothing more than to win his first Cup Series race at his home track of Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday in the Coca-Cola 600.He has put himself ...

Byron becomes youngest ever to capture Coca-Cola 600 pole

Sports 05/23/19, 19:01

Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600.The 21-year-old Byron, who grew up a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway, turned a lap of 183.424 mph in his No. 24 Chevrolet on Thursday night to start out front Sunday in NASCAR's ...

NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover in rain delay

Sports 05/05/19, 13:01

The NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway has been delayed by rain.Chase Elliott, last week's winner at Talladega, won the pole and was scheduled to lead the field to green at 2:01 p.m. Sunday. Dover hasn't held a Monday race since 2007.Elliott topped the speed chart on a blistering ...

Elliott takes Dover pole with track record of 165.960 mph

Sports 05/03/19, 15:37

Chase Elliott followed his first win of the season with a pole at Dover, topping the speed chart on a blistering day at the track with a record 165.960 mph.Elliott won last week at Talladega and kept the good times rolling Friday when he led a 1-2 start for Hendrick ...

Larson ‘looks tough’ after walking away from Talladega wreck

Sports 05/03/19, 15:10

Kyle Larson got his first look at his spectacular barrel roll at Talladega and felt like the star of a summer blockbuster."It makes me look like I'm really tough," Larson said, smiling.Larson was grateful to walk away unscathed last weekend from his dangerous crash on perhaps the diciest track in ...

Elliott earns 1st short track pole with run at Bristol

Sports 04/05/19, 18:07

Chase Elliott earned his first pole on a short track with a fast lap around Bristol Motor Speedway in Friday qualifying.Elliott turned a lap at 131.7132 mph Friday around the bullring to earn the fifth pole of his career. His previous four were at either Daytona or Talladega, the biggest ...

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 ...

New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel

Sports 02/17/19, 02:44

Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.The front row is the youngest in Daytona 500 history and it will be William ...

Fresh faces and new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel

U.S. 02/16/19, 19:13

Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.The front row is the youngest in Daytona 500 history and it will be William ...

Fresh faces and new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel

U.S. 02/15/19, 12:23

Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.The front row is the youngest in Daytona 500 history and it will be William ...

Johnson triggers wreck, then wins Clash at Daytona

Sports 02/10/19, 17:24

Jimmie Johnson triggered a wreck that wiped out nearly the entire field at Daytona and zipped to the lead to win the rain-shortened exhibition Clash on Sunday.The seven-time Cup Series champion failed to win a race last season for the first time in his career but a dose of aggression ...

Byron wins Daytona 500 pole, puts Hendrick up front again

Sports 02/10/19, 13:46

William Byron has won the pole for next week's Daytona 500, giving Hendrick Motorsports the top starting spot for the fifth consecutive year.Byron and teammate Alex Bowman locked in the front row for "The Great American Race" during qualifying laps Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. They edged the other two ...

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