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Longtime NASCAR Star Makes Sprint Cup History

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 09.13.2013 | Sports

LOUDON, N.H. — Morgan Shepherd gave NASCAR its own version of Old-Timers' Day at New Hampshire. At 71, Shepherd took the wheel of the No. 52 To...

WATCH: Bird Escapes Formula One Race

Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

The 2013 Monaco Grand Prix was jam-packed with collisions and close calls this past weekend. But while German driver Nico Rosberg took home the honor ...

WATCH: This Is The Closest Oval Finish To Any Race At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Peter Dempsey made Indianapolis Motor Speedway history in the blink of an eye. Literally. The Irish native looked inside, then darted...

Police Investigate Death In Infield Of NASCAR Race

AP | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

FORT WORTH, Texas -- A medical examiner says a man who died in the infield during a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway shot himself in the head. The...

WATCH: NASCAR Star's Ad Goes Viral, Fools People

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

Jeff Gordon: Merry prankster or ace pitchman? In a brief video that went viral this week, the NASCAR star appeared to take a car salesman for the ...

The Outspoken Outlaw Of NASCAR

Sports On Earth | Tommy Tomlinson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports

One of the motor homes parked at Las Vegas Motor Speedway over the weekend had a big sign in the window that said FREE DENNY. On Twitter there's a #St...

Flying Rock Hits Danica

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Danica Patrick says she's fine after getting hit in the head by a rock on a dirt track. Patrick got smacked by a stray rock while a...

Confidence Boost

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 05.01.2013 | Sports

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Danica Patrick was bummed after fading on the last lap of a historic Daytona 500. Some kind words from owner Tony Stewart and...

Erin Andrews Rejects 50 Cent's Kiss

Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports

Erin Andrews put the brakes on 50 Cent at the Daytona 500. Andrews, on the scene working for FOX, was searching for Danica Patrick before the Dayt...

Daytona 500 Results

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2013 | Sports

SundayAt Daytona International SpeedwayDaytona Beach, Fla.Lap length: 2.5 miles(Start position in parentheses) 1. (9) J...

Payday lenders agree to stop 'deceptive and illegal' practices

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business
The Center for Public Integrity

By David HeathThe Center for Public IntegrityControversial lenders that claim to be owned by Indian tribes and offer payday loans over the Internet ...

The Truth About Energy and Work

Liz Ryan | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Why does business get tagged as a combination of auto racing, sports, war and cowboys and Indians? Because business is a eight-year-old boy's fantasy playground. It was built on a male model.

NASCAR Star Diagnosed With Concussion

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

CONCORD, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he had suffered a concussion in an August crash so jolting that other drivers tweeted about it immediate...

Laura Prudom

'Supernatural' Star Teams With NASCAR For Charity | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.31.2012 | TV

When "Supernatural" star Misha Collins founded the charity Random Acts, its mission statement was ambitious, yet concise: "to conquer the world, one r...

Olympic Stadium Could Become What?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business

Maybe Usain Bolt and the other Olympic sprinters won't be the fastest racers to hit the track at London's Olympic Stadium. The London Legacy Develo...

Le Mans: 24 Hours of Whacked Outfits, Breaking Records and Speeds of 211 MPH

Susan Michals | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Susan Michals

While this race is 24 hours on the track, many devotees arrive 4-5 days ahead of time to celebrate all things Le Mans. Fans collide from all corners of the globe -- from Denmark to New York to Japan, ranging in age from 6 months with strollers to those well over 90 with walkers.

Recently Elected NASCAR Hall Of Famer Dies

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

COLUMBIA, S.C. — NASCAR pioneer Cotton Owens died Thursday morning. The Hall of Famer who made his mark as a driver and owner was 88. Kimberly ...

NASCAR Star Threatens Reporter

Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch was upset with fellow driver Justin Allgaier after a close call on the race track at Dover International Speedway on Saturday...

American Driver Somehow Unscathed After Scary Crash

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports

MONACO -- American driver Conor Daly walked away unharmed from a spectacular crash during a GP3 series race in Monaco on Saturday. The 20-year-old Lo...

Marco Andretti: One to Watch This Weekend at Indy

James M. Clash | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports
James M. Clash

This isn't 2006 -- and Marco is a veteran now, easily qualifying for his seventh Indy 500 this year. Confident but not cocky, the 25-year-old is realistic about his chances. Over lunch at Palm Too in New York, he answered my questions.

Did You See That? Top Sports Photos Feb. 20-26

Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports

The best and craziest sports pictures of the week. To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

Daytona 500 Postponed

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 04.27.2012 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole. But never on a Monday –...

Who's That Daytona 500 Driver?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Any sport that stages its Super Bowl at the start of its official season deserves attention. But NASCAR's Daytona 500 on Sunday could still be mighty ...

Kahne Crashes Primary Car At Daytona 500 Practice

AP | By JENNA FRYER | Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kasey Kahne was forced to a backup car Wednesday after a wreck in practice for the Daytona 500. Kahne's new Chevrolet spun thr...

The LAST Sport You Thought Would Go Green

Posted 02.22.2012 | Green

By Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor: When the 43 NASCAR drivers start their engines for Sunday's Daytona 500, they will be doing so for t...