LONG POND, Pa. - Jeff Gordon made his last win at Pocono a family affair.
I thank Pima County for not pursuing plans to build a Formula One track somewhere in the outskirts of the Old Pueblo. However, instead they are considering the construction of a 3-mile NASCAR track. Before they inflate their dreams any more, let me provide some facts.
Pima County officials are still dreaming about a privately financed racetrack near the fairgrounds. But Formula One racing is no longer part of the fantasy.
The world of Formula One racing could be coming to Tucson.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint Cup race at Texas, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep.
Tucson's Alex Bowman drives his damaged No. 99 Toyota next to Mike Harmon during the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Bowman was involved in a an early crash on the slick track.
AVONDALE - Kyle Busch spun his wheels at the start/finish line for a few extra rotations, filling the track and grandstand with a fog of white smoke.
On game day, the NFL employs 1,696 full-time football players, the NBA suits up 390 basketball players, major-league baseball has space for 750 ballplayers and the PGA Tour guarantees privileges to 125 golfers.
Busch will sign autographs as part of the grand opening celebration at Hotrods Old Vail
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Ride or race was the question NASCAR's title contenders are considering as they prepare for Talladega Superspeedway.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There's debate as to where a driver wants to be in the race to the Sprint Cup title.
Four days after Tucson auto racer Alex Bowman made his NASCAR debut, Marty Kinerk died in a Tucson rest home.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday that the Heisman Trophy is a popularity contest, with the winner now usually the best player on which team voters feel is the best.
Austin Dillon flashes the victory sign after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race in Sparta, Ky,
SPARTA, Ky. - As Austin Dillon proved again at Kentucky Speedway, being good creates its own fate.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., celebrating his win, took a nine-point lead over Elliott Sadler in the Nationwide Series points standings.
JOLIET, Ill. - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. raced to his fifth Nationwide Series victory of the year to take the season points lead, and Tucsonan Alex Bowman finished 17th in his NASCAR debut.
Alex Bowman says "this weekend I'll be living a dream." But, c'mon, who dreams that they'll be racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at 19? Who dreams that they'll be driving against Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch a year after graduating from Ironwood Ridge High School?