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By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

NASCAR Releases Statement About The Confederate Flag

NASCAR just released a shocking statement to some, supporting the movement to take down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. NASCAR also reiterated its stance that while it discourages More...

By Erin Simon On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Jeff Gordon Will Meet NASCAR To Discuss Safety Issues

After hitting a concrete wall at Atlanta, Jeff Gordon said Friday that he will be meeting with NASCAR next week to discuss “safety initiatives.” SAFER barriers, which were first installed in 2002, More...

By Glenn Erby On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Police Found Travis Kvapil’s NASCAR Sprint Car In Woods (Photos)

All is good for NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil. A few days ago Kvapil tweeted out that his expensive sprint car had been stolen. Wow. Anyone near Atlanta find my stolen Cup car let me know! Unreal — Travis More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Wendell Scott to Become 1st Black NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee

Wendell Oliver Scott was born Aug. 29, 1921 in Danville, Virginia. His father was an expert mechanic, a trade the young Scott quickly learned. After serving in Europe during World War II, Scott returned home to More...

By Vashti Hurt On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Nascar Announces 2015 Drive for Diversity Class

With the success of graduates Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez, NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity continues to be the top developmental program for female and multicultural drivers and pit crew More...

By Natasha Paul On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

MJ Comforted Denny Hamlin After NASCAR Championship Loss (Video)

Michael Jordan went to Homestead, FL, to support his friend Denny Hamlin in his quest to win his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. Hamlin came close, but ended up finishing 7th in the standings. Kevin Harvick More...

By Mark Gunnels On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Kurt Busch Says He Didn’t Choke Ex-Girlfriend

Kurt Busch has been accused of physically assaulted his ex-girlfriend. The incident allegedly happened at Dover International Speedway on the weekend of September 26th. The star driver is denying all allegations.  Kurt More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Jeff Gordon & Brad Keselowski Brawling in Pit Row (Video)

The funniest part was the fan screaming “BEAT HIS ASS!!!” Here is what started it all. Keselowski contact with Gordon as he's charging through. Cuts Gordon's tire. Gordon spins. Gordon's More...

By Vashti Hurt On Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Darrell Wallace Jr. Makes Magic at Martinsville

The scene was set.  The first African-American to win a national NASCAR race in 1963 and future Hall of Fame inductee, Wendell Scott, would be honored at his home track in Martinsville, VA.  Darrell Wallace Jr., More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

1st Black NASCAR HOF Inductee to Be Honored this Weekend

This weekend NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway will honor 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier More...

By Quierra Luck On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Tony Stewart on Killing Kevin Ward Jr: “I Didn’t Do Anything Wrong”

43 year-old Tony Stewart, is finally speaking out to the public about the horrible accident that lead to the death of fellow driver, Kevin Ward, Jr. Stewart was advised by his counsel to not speak until now, since More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

DA Says Kevin Ward Jr. Was Under the Influence of Weed When Hit by Stewart

I am not sure how much this played into the grand jury not indicting Tony Stewart, but the DA made a point to mention it when he could have left it out. Here are the details via the Charlotte Observer. The sheriff’s More...

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