There are many race fans who believe Jimmie Johnson would not have near the success he has had if it weren’t for crew chief Chad Knaus.
Hundreds of classic, custom and celebrity cars are rolling into the Ingersoll Rand corporate campus in Davidson for a benefit car show on Saturday, including ones owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and other top names in NASCAR.
Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, which once boasted some of the largest crowds to see NASCAR races, will see its seating capacity reduced to approximately 80,000 seats by next season, tracks officials confirmed on Wednesday. The largest reduction will come from the recent demolition of the Allison Grandstands, a a section on the backstretch which had a seating capacity of 18,000.
What is a "bear tale" doing on a website devoted to motorsports? The story involves three of the most colorful characters connected to NASCAR racing I've met since I started covering the sport in 1957 -- Buddy Baker, Buck Brigance and Crash Grant.
Mario Andretti, the only driver to capture the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500 and a Formula One world championship, headlines this year’s inductees into the National Motorsports Press Association’s Hall of Fame.
Jimmie Johnsons 2013 Sprint Cup Series championship is the 11th for Hendrick Motorsports drivers and team owner Rick Hendrick.
Jimmie Johnson: Now a six-time Cup series champion. Do I hear seven?
Who is NASCAR's greatest driver of all time? Is it Jimmie Johnson, who captured his sixth championship in eight years at the Florida track? Some immediately said so. ESPN quickly placed Johnson's profile "on the Mount Rushmore of racing."
The 2013 NASCAR season was filled with a little bit of everything, but when it came to the competition side, it was bookended by a familiar face, perhaps the true “Face of NASCAR.”
L.A. Times deputy sports editor John Cherwa and sports reporter Jim Peltz discuss NASCARs Danica Patrick, who remains a mega-attraction for fans and sponsors despite a lackluster rookie season.