Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire from Nascar at end of the season

Dale Earnhardt Jr, one of the biggest names in Nascar, has surprised the racing world by announcing he will retire at the end of the 2017 season. The decision was announced by Hendrick Motorsports, Earnhardt’s team, on Tuesday morning. The 42-year-old Earnhardt has called a press conference for later in the day to explain his…

This Is The Reason Why Jimmie Johnson will never run the Indy 500

Jimmie Johnson is well aware of the stir being created by the news that former Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will drive in this year’s Indianapolis 500. That doesn’t mean you can expect Johnson, the record-tying seven-time champion in what is now the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, to follow suit anytime soon. Or ever,…

NASCAR driver to feature #NuggsForCarter decal in Sunday’s race

Carter Wilkerson’s quest for free chicken nuggets is on the fast track — in more ways than one. The Reno teen’s hashtag #NuggsForCarter, Wilkerson’s rallying cry as he strives for 18 million retweets for a year’s supply of Wendy’s chicken nuggets, will be featured by a NASCAR driver during Sunday’s race. According to Leavine Family…

FORMER NASCAR CHAMP TO RETIRE

A press conference has been scheduled for Wednesday April 19th at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, NC where it is expected that Matt Kenseth will announce his plan to retire at the end of the current 2017 season. The 45 year old Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion, currently drives the 20…

Danica balances NASCAR racing

This was the workout: 100 air squats, 100 push-ups (knees are OK), 100 butterfly sit-ups and 100 lunges, all timed to see how long it took to complete the set. That’s the benchmark for more than 700 participants in the trial program for Danica Patrick’s “Pretty Intense” book, due out next year. Her fitness challenge…

NASCAR fines Team Penske

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Wednesday denied an appeal by Team Penske stemming from an L1 infraction after Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Ford failed a post-race NASCAR inspection at Phoenix Raceway, but the team will exercise one final appeal to the National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer. “While we are disappointed in today’s results, we…

Federal Agents Bought A $21,000 NASCAR Suite Using A Secret Account

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used a secret off-the-books bank account to buy a $21,000 NASCAR suite at Bristol Motor Speedway and a trip to Las Vegas, among other things, reports the Washington Post. Sadly, it wasn’t to investigate on-track fistfights, or anything else for that matter. The night out…

Former NASCAR driver joins the race for Polk County Commission

A Bartow native who used to race cars in NASCAR has filed to run for a Polk County Commission seat. Rick Wilson, 64, will face Kat Gates-Skipper, 59, of Lake Wales, in the August 2018 Republican primary for the District 2 seat. The seat is held by Melony Bell of Fort Meade. Bell, who faces…