Sports: NASCAR

Feb. 16, 2013 @ 06:02 PM

Waltrip will drive Newtown tribute car

When NASCAR president Mike Helton pulled fledgling Swan Racing car owner Brandon Davis to the side at a recent owner/driver meeting, Davis' first thought was "What have I done wrong?"

Feb. 16, 2013 @ 06:00 PM

Patrick and Stenhouse, on and off the track

 Now that Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. have acknowledged their romantic relationship, inquiring minds want to know how the boyfriend and girlfriend will race against each other in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Feb. 16, 2013 @ 05:44 PM

New Chevy SS put stock back in stock cars

Thematically, the message was abundantly clear, as Chevrolet unveiled the production version of its new high-performance SS model to a throng of fans and media Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

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.