Sports: NASCAR

Feb. 09, 2013 @ 08:52 PM

Spartans respond, take over second place

Sun Valley kept its hopes alive of winning the Southern Carolina Conference with a 19-point road win over Weddington. The Spartans need some external help, but still have a chance to claim the crown.


Jan. 18, 2013 @ 09:02 PM

Pirates crush Parkwood by 38 points

Porter Ridge's girls have won six games in a row, and have scored at least 80 points in three of those wins. The Pirates pounded Parkwood, 80-42, on Friday to remain undefeated in the conference.


Dec. 20, 2012 @ 05:00 PM

Homeowner's display now part of Speedway

 When Mike Stanford first began installing Christmas lights outside of his south Charlotte home, he never imagined the day his homemade creations would become part of Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway, one of the nation’s largest holiday light shows.


Dec. 08, 2012 @ 05:50 PM

Lee Pulliam wins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national championship

 Everywhere you turn these days, someone is telling you how expensive it is to go racing. They'll tell you there's no shot at being competitive without deep pockets.
 And then there are the folks at Pulliam Motorsports.


Nov. 13, 2012 @ 01:02 PM

Does Brad Keselowski have a lock on the Sprint Cup title?

 All Keselowski has to do next Sunday at Homestead is finish 15th to lock up his first championship -- 16th if he leads a lap and 17th if he leads the most laps.


Nov. 13, 2012 @ 01:00 PM

Jeff Gordon/Clint Bowyer feud escalates into full-fledged garage brawl

Unabashedly and unapologetically, Jeff Gordon wrecked Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title contender Clint Bowyer on Lap 311 of the AdvoCare 500, wadding up the cars of Joey Logano and Aric Almirola in the process.