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July 8, 2024 at 2:54 PM

Alex Bowman wins NASCAR Chicago Street Race

The driver crossed the finish line during the second annual event, which faced delays because of rain.
July 8, 2024 at 2:54 PM
VIDEO: Alex Bowman wins NASCAR Chicago Street Race
July 7, 2024 at 2:36 PM

NASCAR street race in Chicago set to begin

Forty drivers are set to compete in NASCAR’s street race in the Windy City. WLS' Stephanie Wade reports from the pit stop.
July 7, 2024 at 2:36 PM
VIDEO: NASCAR street race in Chicago set to begin
5 months ago

Mother Nature deals Daytona 500 drivers a setback

Steady rain and gusty winds in Florida prompted NASCAR to delay the start of the iconic Daytona 500 race until Monday, officials said.
5 months ago
The car of driver Kyle Larson after practice for the Daytona 500 was cancelled because of rain at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL, Feb. 17, 2024.
10 months ago

NASCAR pit crew member speaks after getting hit by race car

The back of NASCAR driver Zane Smith’s truck struck pit crew member Charles Plank at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama on Saturday.
10 months ago
VIDEO: NASCAR pit crew member speaks after getting hit by race car
1 year ago

Nascar driver Ryan Preece speaks out after crash at Daytona

Officials cleared him to race at Darlington after his car barrel-rolled at Daytona last week.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Nascar driver Ryan Preece speaks out after crash at Daytona
1 year ago

NASCAR takes to the streets of Chicago in first-ever city street race

Shane Van Gisbergen took home his first win at the NASCAR Cup Series in Grant Park on Sunday afternoon.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NASCAR takes to the streets of Chicago in first-ever city street race
1 year ago

NASCAR’s 2.2 mile street race in Chicago

Chicago is ready to rev up for the first ever street race in NASCAR’s 75 year history.
1 year ago
VIDEO: NASCAR’s 2.2 mile street race in Chicago
1 year ago

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. talks Daytona 500 win

Stenhouse held off reigning NASCAR champ Joey Logano to win his first-ever Daytona 500.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. talks Daytona 500 win
2 years ago

Chaotic fight between NASCAR drivers in Virginia

Plus, Rihanna will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Chaotic fight between NASCAR drivers in Virginia
2 years ago

Former NASCAR driver dies

Bobby East was stabbed and killed at a gas station outside Los Angeles, police said.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Former NASCAR driver dies
2 years ago

Former NASCAR driver fatally stabbed at gas station, police say

Police fatally shot a suspect in the stabbing while executing a search warrant on Friday, officials said.
2 years ago
In this Feb 9, 2006 file photo Bobby East, driver of the #21 Ford during the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series media day at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Fla.
2 years ago

Former NASCAR star fatally stabbed

Authorities said Bobby East was killed this week at a California gas station.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Former NASCAR star fatally stabbed
2 years ago

Female NASCAR drivers on the challenges in competing in the male-dominated sport

There are currently no female drivers competing at NASCAR's highest level.
2 years ago
Natalie Decker sits in her truck during practice for the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series World of Westgate Las Vegas 200 in Las Vegas Sept. 13, 2019.
3 years ago

Bubba Wallace breaks barriers in NASCAR world

NASCAR racer Bubba Wallace called on the sport to be more inclusive. ESPN’s new documentary “Fistful of Steel” goes one-on-one with Wallace who has become an unlikely advocate for social justice.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Bubba Wallace breaks barriers in NASCAR world
3 years ago

Inside NASCAR’s push for inclusion and diversity

How Brehanna Daniels is breaking barriers by being NASCAR’s first black woman pit crew member.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Inside NASCAR’s push for inclusion and diversity
3 years 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 years ago
VIDEO:  NASCAR's Black women pit crew members push for sport's diversity, inclusion
3 years ago

Brehanna Daniels breaks barriers as a Black woman at NASCAR

Brehanna Daniels makes history at NASCAR as 1st Black woman pit member.
3 years ago
Brehanna Daniels is breaking down barriers in NASCAR.
3 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: Meet NASCAR’s first Black woman pit crew member
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Meet the 1st female Arab-American NASCAR driver
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: The Indianapolis 500 has one of the biggest crowds since pandemic began
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: More than 100,000 people expected at the Indy 500
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR fans and drivers getting ready for The Great American Race
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR champ Chase Elliott talks Daytona 500
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Your favorites from ‘Cars’ get NASCAR-inspired looks
3 years 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
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former NASCAR driver opens up about being 1 of only 7 black drivers
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Pitbull, also known as Mr. Worldwide, becomes owner of NASCAR team
4 years 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
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR driver Kyle Busch takes the wheel in new Mario Kart augmented reality game
4 years ago

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

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin have partnered for a new single-car NASCAR Cup series team with driver Bubba Wallace.
4 years ago
Michael Jordon high-fives the crowd during pre-race ceremonies prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 22, 2010 in Concord, N.C.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Michael Jordan becomes 1st Black NASCAR team owner in 50 years
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR driver's emotional return to the track after crash
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR driver with autism raises awareness
4 years ago

Aspiring driver Rajah Caruth discusses his journey, 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.
4 years ago
Rajah Caruth,  NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine at New Smyrna Speedway, Oct. 23, 2019, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
4 years ago

An in-depth chat with NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

Wallace discusses the support he’s getting from fans in recent weeks.
4 years ago
VIDEO: An in-depth chat with NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace
4 years 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.
4 years ago
Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, and team owner, and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty stand for the national anthem prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, 2020 in Talladega, Alabama.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, and team owner, and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty stand for the national anthem prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, 2020 in Talladega, Alabama.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR completes investigation, releases image of noose
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Bubba Wallace speaks out after NASCAR, FBI conclusion
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime, FBI finds
4 years 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.
4 years ago
Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, and team owner, and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty stand for the national anthem prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, 2020 in Talladega, Alabama.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Bubba Wallace of NASCAR was not target of a hate crime, DOJ says
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR investigation says Bubba Wallace was not target of hate crime
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Bubba Wallace says he 'was hurt’ over noose in his NASCAR garage
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR driver shares his support for Bubba Wallace
4 years ago

Feds launch investigation after noose found in garage stall of Black NASCAR driver

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.
4 years ago
A sign is painted along the pit road in the grass reading, "#IStandWithBubba" prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, June 22, 2020 in Talladega, Ala.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR drivers, crew show support for Bubba Wallace
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR’s show of support
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR community marches with Bubba Wallace after noose was found in his garage
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR noose investigation
4 years 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."
4 years ago
VIDEO: Noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NASCAR to hold its first race since banning the confederate flag