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November 8, 2021, 9:11 AM

Praise pours in for Kyle Larson following first NASCAR title

“The best race car driver I’ve ever seen,” tweeted driver Tony Stewart.
November 8, 2021, 9:11 AM
Praise pours in for Kyle Larson following first NASCAR title
2 months ago

Column: The hate follows Bubba Wallace on his biggest day

As the only Black driver at the top level of NASCAR, Bubba Wallace has been dealing with sharp critics for months
2 months ago
The hate follows Bubba Wallace on his biggest day: Column
2 months ago

Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in Georgia shooting

The shooting appeared to be related to domestic violence, police say.
2 months ago
3 months ago

NASCAR's Black women pit crew members push for sport's diversity, inclusion

Brehanna Daniels broke down barriers in 2017 when she became the first Black woman pit crew member. Dion Williams helps recruit former college athletes for NASCAR’s “Drive for Diversity” program.
3 months ago
NASCAR's Black women pit crew members push for sport's diversity, inclusion
3 months ago

Brehanna Daniels makes history at NASCAR as 1st Black woman pit member

Brehanna Daniels makes history at NASCAR as 1st Black woman pit member.
3 months ago
Brehanna Daniels breaks barriers as a Black woman at NASCAR
3 months ago

Meet NASCAR’s first Black woman pit crew member

Brehanna Daniels, the first Black woman tire changer in NASCAR’s history, is forging a path to increase diversity in race cars, pit crews and NASCAR stands.
3 months ago
Meet NASCAR’s first Black woman pit crew member
4 months ago

NASCAR to require masks in enclosed areas going forward

Beginning this weekend at Watkins Glen International, NASCAR will require all personnel to wear a face mask in enclosed areas at all times, regardless of vaccination status
4 months ago
NASCAR to require masks in enclosed areas going forward
4 months ago

Meet the 1st female Arab-American NASCAR driver

Toni Breidinger talks about her drive for diversity and paving her way in a white, male dominated sport.
4 months ago
Meet the 1st female Arab-American NASCAR driver
6 months ago

The Indianapolis 500 has one of the biggest crowds since pandemic began

As the United States celebrates the unofficial start of summer, the Indianapolis 500 had the largest crowd gathered in the country since COVID began.
6 months ago
The Indianapolis 500 has one of the biggest crowds since pandemic began
6 months ago

More than 100,000 people expected at the Indy 500

Around 135,000 people will pack the stands at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday in what is expected to be the largest crowd for an American event since the start of the pandemic.
6 months ago
More than 100,000 people expected at the Indy 500
7 months ago

Ex-NASCAR driver Eric McClure dies at 42; autopsy pending

No details were given about his death.
7 months ago
10 months ago

Social justice at NASCAR's forefront as new season begins

NASCAR season begins with the Daytona 500 in a new era of social consciousness.
10 months ago
10 months ago

NASCAR fans and drivers getting ready for The Great American Race

NASCAR President Steve Phelps joins "GMA" with the storyline to know about for Daytona 500.
10 months ago
NASCAR fans and drivers getting ready for The Great American Race
10 months ago

NASCAR champ Chase Elliott talks Daytona 500

The reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion previews the big race and talks about the changes due to the pandemic.
10 months ago
NASCAR champ Chase Elliott talks Daytona 500
10 months ago

Your favorites from ‘Cars’ get NASCAR-inspired looks

As the Daytona 500 approaches, Disney is celebrating “Cars Week” by debuting new toys and new looks for the characters from the hit Pixar films.
10 months ago
Your favorites from ‘Cars’ get NASCAR-inspired looks
10 months ago

Former NASCAR driver opens up about being 1 of only 7 black drivers

Former NASCAR driver opens up about being 1 of only 7 black drivers
10 months ago
Former NASCAR driver opens up about being 1 of only 7 black drivers
10 months ago

Pitbull, also known as Mr. Worldwide, becomes owner of NASCAR team

Janai Norman reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
10 months ago
Pitbull, also known as Mr. Worldwide, becomes owner of NASCAR team
1 year ago

NASCAR driver Kyle Busch takes the wheel in new Mario Kart augmented reality game

Busch brings the speedway into his living room to race against his family in Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
1 year ago
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch takes the wheel in new Mario Kart augmented reality game
1 year ago

Slam Dunk: Jordan picks 23 for car number of new NASCAR team

Michael Jordan has selected 23 as the car number for his new NASCAR team in 2021
1 year ago
Michael Jordan picks 23 for car number of new NASCAR team
1 year ago

Column: Job market rough for mid-level NASCAR drivers

One of NASCAR’s big shots won at Talladega Superspeedway but the race still managed to showcase drivers in need of a job
1 year ago
Job market rough for mid-level NASCAR drivers: Column
1 year ago

Michael Jordan backs new NASCAR single-car team with Black driver Bubba Wallace

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin have partnered for a new single-car NASCAR Cup series team with driver Bubba Wallace.
1 year ago
Michael Jordan becomes 1st principal Black NASCAR owner in nearly 50 years
1 year ago

Michael Jordan becomes 1st Black NASCAR team owner in nearly 50 years

The North Carolina native announced his team in partnership with NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and the sport’s only full time Black driver Bubba Wallace.
1 year ago
Michael Jordan becomes 1st Black NASCAR team owner in nearly 50 years
1 year ago

NASCAR races, Wallace says fight for racial equality goes on

NASCAR drivers do not plan to skip Saturday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway to raise awareness of social and racial injustices
1 year ago
1 year ago

NASCAR driver's emotional return to the track after crash

Ryan Newman returned to Daytona International Speedway for the first time after his crash six months ago at the Daytona 500 when his car was flipped and he had to be cut out of the car.
1 year ago
NASCAR driver's emotional return to the track after crash
1 year ago

Penske cars struggle with speed as Andretti tops 233 mph

Honda claimed a clear edge over Chevrolet in speed on Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
1 year ago
1 year ago

NASCAR driver with autism raises awareness

Armani Williams learned about his autism diagnosis at around 7 years old and is now the first NASCAR driver openly diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
1 year ago
NASCAR driver with autism raises awareness
1 year ago

Indy 500 to reduce capacity to 25 percent, lift blackout

The Indianapolis 500 will allow 25 percent of fans and have the blackout lifted locally for just the second time in nearly seven decades when the postponed race is run next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
1 year ago
1 year ago

NASCAR reopens gates at Bristol with more tracks to follow

NASCAR hosted the largest sporting event in North America since the pandemic began when Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee allowed up to 30,000 fans inside for the All-Star race
1 year ago
NASCAR reopens gates at Bristol with more tracks to follow
1 year ago

Aspiring NASCAR driver Rajah Caruth discusses his journey and why Bubba Wallace is a role model

Rajah Caruth, 18, plans to attend Winston-Salem State University and make a splash on the NASCAR scene.
1 year ago
Aspiring driver Rajah Caruth discusses his journey, why Bubba Wallace is a role model
1 year ago

An in-depth chat with NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

Wallace discusses the support he’s getting from fans in recent weeks.
1 year ago
An in-depth chat with NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace
1 year ago

NASCAR's Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime, FBI finds

The FBI has completed its investigation into a noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this week and is not filing any federal charges.
1 year ago
NASCAR's Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime, FBI finds
1 year ago

Why NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace says he’ll take embarrassment over the alternative

Bubba Wallace shared his thoughts on Twitter after the FBI concluded he was not the target of a hate crime when a rope fashioned like a noose was found in his garage.
1 year ago
Why NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace says he’ll take embarrassment over the alternative
1 year ago

NASCAR completes investigation, releases image of noose

NASCAR president Steve Phelps said “the noose was real” and was the only one found in a sweep of nearly 1,700 garages at 29 tracks.
1 year ago
NASCAR completes investigation, releases image of noose
1 year ago

Bubba Wallace speaks out after NASCAR, FBI conclusion

The sport’s only full-time Black driver was not the target of a hate crime but told ESPN his crew member who reported the rope fashioned like a noose did his research first.
1 year ago
Bubba Wallace speaks out after NASCAR, FBI conclusion
1 year ago

Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime, FBI finds

The reported noose found in Wallace's garage stall was a garage door pull rope fashioned like a noose not directed at Wallace, officials said.
1 year ago
Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime, FBI finds
1 year ago

NASCAR's Bubba Wallace responds to those who doubted noose incident

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace talks about racism beyond the sport and how he hopes to educate people through his own experience after the Talladega noose incident.
1 year ago
NASCAR's Bubba Wallace responds to those who doubted noose incident
1 year ago

Bubba Wallace of NASCAR was not target of a hate crime, DOJ says

The FBI determined that the garage door pull-rope had been mistaken for a noose and that it had been there since at least last fall. Wallace was assigned to the garage last week.
1 year ago
Bubba Wallace of NASCAR was not target of a hate crime, DOJ says
1 year ago

NASCAR investigation says Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime

The FBI cited surveillance that showed the garage door pull rope fashioned like a noose was in the Talladega Superspeedway garage before Bubba Wallace and the 43 car team arrived.
1 year ago
NASCAR investigation says Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime
1 year ago

Bubba Wallace says he 'was hurt’ over noose in his NASCAR garage

NASCAR’s only top-ranked black driver opens up about the incident and how it has reinforced his commitment to social change.
1 year ago
Bubba Wallace says he 'was hurt’ over noose in his NASCAR garage
1 year ago

NASCAR driver, crew member share support for Bubba Wallace

Brad Keslowski and Brehanna Daniels speak out on “GMA” about the noose found in Wallace’s garage stall and how NASCAR is showing support for Wallace.
1 year ago
NASCAR driver, crew member share support for Bubba Wallace
1 year ago

Federal investigation launched after noose found in garage stall of Black NASCAR driver at Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR said Sunday that a noose was found in the garage stall of a Black driver who had called for removing the Confederate flag from circuit events.
1 year ago
Feds launch investigation after noose found in garage stall of Black NASCAR driver
1 year ago

NASCAR drivers, crew show support for Bubba Wallace

Drivers and their crew teams walked as one to push Wallace’s car down the track just 24 hours after a noose was found in his garage stall.
1 year ago
NASCAR drivers, crew show support for Bubba Wallace
1 year ago

NASCAR’s show of support

Racing team owner Brad Daugherty discusses the state of NASCAR after its confederate flag ban, and after a noose was found in the garage of driver Bubba Wallace.
1 year ago
NASCAR’s show of support
1 year ago

NASCAR community marches with Bubba Wallace after noose was found in his garage

The FBI and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division are now investigating the incident along with NASCAR.
1 year ago
NASCAR community marches with Bubba Wallace after noose was found in his garage
1 year ago

NASCAR noose investigation

A noose was found hanging in the garage stall of Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace. ABC News' Alex Presha has the latest.
1 year ago
NASCAR noose investigation
1 year ago

Noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall

Wallace, the only black driver in NASCAR's top circuit, tweeted, "This will not break me."
1 year ago
Noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall
1 year ago

NASCAR to hold its first race since banning the confederate flag

A few NASCAR drivers have cut ties with sponsors who posted insensitive views on the confederate flag to social media.
1 year ago
NASCAR to hold its first race since banning the confederate flag
1 year ago

Confederate flag officially banned by NASCAR at events

NASCAR bans the confederate flag at events "to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment."
1 year ago
Confederate flag officially banned by NASCAR at events
1 year ago

NASCAR driver who pushed for action applauds new ban

Bubba Wallace, the sport’s only full-time black driver, called the ban on Confederate flags at all NASCAR events, a pivotal moment.
1 year ago
NASCAR driver who pushed for action applauds new ban
1 year ago

NASCAR bans Confederate flag at all events

The Confederate flag has a long history of being flown at races on camper trailers, RVs, coolers and the hats of NASCAR fans since the sport's inception.
1 year ago
NASCAR bans Confederate flag at all events