NASCAR Decries Indiana Anti-Gay Law

NASCAR has issued a statement expressing its disappointment with Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s decision to signing the "Religious Freedom Rights Act" into law, an act which could give Indiana businesses the right to refuse service to LGBT customers. » 3/31/15 1:34pm Yesterday 1:34pm

Stolen NASCAR Race Car Found In Suburban Atlanta

Good news for Travis Kvapil! According to WXYZ, the Team Xtreme race car Kvapil was supposed to race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was found early today by the side of the road northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, Georgia, twenty miles from where it was stolen. » 2/28/15 6:21pm 2/28/15 6:21pm

NASCAR Driver Without A Ride After Stock Car Stolen From Parking Lot

Travis Kvapil was supposed to be driving the #44 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Instead, he's withdrawn from the race after thieves made off with his Sprint Cup car. Watch Kvapil's interview on Fox Sports 1 today above, and read Jalopnik's full story below. » 2/27/15 1:14pm 2/27/15 1:14pm

Graffiti, Deleted Tweets and IndyCar: Fallout From Kurt Busch Suspension

A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed. » 2/24/15 1:44pm 2/24/15 1:44pm

Tony Stewart's Daytona 500 Dream Thwarted After All (Updated)

Seven cars in total were damaged after Tony Stewart got loose coming into Turn 4 on Lap 41 of the Daytona 500. Stewart drifted into Ryan Blaney. Behind them, Matt Kenseth and Michael Waltrip made contact, sending Kenseth in to the wall. Sorry, Stewart and Kenseth, it is not your year. Update: Smoke is back in the… » 2/22/15 3:21pm 2/22/15 3:21pm

Kyle Busch Will Miss Daytona 500 Due To Broken Leg

Kyle Busch found one of the remaining hard barriers on a NASCAR track that isn't covered by an impact absorbing SAFER barrier during today's Xfinity Series race at Daytona. Busch hit the concrete wall inside Turn 1, suffering a right lower leg compound fracture and left mid-foot fracture from the impact. » 2/21/15 11:50pm 2/21/15 11:50pm

Kurt Busch NASCAR Appeal Denied; Stays On Indefinite Suspension

NASCAR heard Kurt Busch's appeal today regarding the indefinite suspension he was given over conclusions drawn by the Commissioner of the Family Court of Delaware that Busch likely strangled ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. That appeal was just denied. » 2/21/15 3:58pm 2/21/15 3:58pm

Kurt Busch Indefinitely Suspended; Court Rules He 'Likely' Attacked Ex 

A Delaware court today concluded that embattled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch "more likely than not" strangled his ex-girlfriend and smashed her head against a wall last year. The driver has also been suspended indefinitely from racing. » 2/20/15 7:00pm 2/20/15 7:00pm

Closed Captioning Goes Insane During Fox NASCAR Broadcast

Reader Doug noticed last night that the closed captioning for Fox Sports 1's NASCAR broadcast "seemed to be drunk." Sure enough, midway through the second race at Daytona the captioning suddenly started spitting out repeated misspellings of various MLB stars' names. This went on for more than five minutes; we… » 2/20/15 12:33pm 2/20/15 12:33pm

Danica Patrick Is Not Having Any Of Denny Hamlin's Excuses

Danica Patrick got wrecked not once, but twice by Denny Hamlin this week, including during the last Daytona Duel race. Hamlin tried to explain his side of the story, but she's clearly not having it. Nuh-huh. Oh, and Kurt Busch totally cupped Danica's face after she had words with Hamlin to calm her down. (Too soon?) » 2/19/15 11:34pm 2/19/15 11:34pm

Kurt Busch's NASCAR Team Has A Back-Up Plan In Case He Can't Race

As we all know, any judgement against Kurt Busch regarding his domestic assault allegations will invoke the iron-fisted wrath of NASCAR, who certainly doesn't want to appear as if they condone that sort of thing. Luckily for Stewart-Haas Racing fans, they have a plan for if Kurt can't race. » 2/14/15 10:46am 2/14/15 10:46am

The NASCAR Hall Of Fame Has Been A Financial Disaster For Charlotte

NASCAR's Hall of Fame was supposed to be a great temple to the sport, filled with throngs of devoted fans during each hour it was open. Except the fans never showed up, and the great temple has been hemorrhaging cash. Which really wouldn't be a big deal, except now the City of Charlotte, North Carolina is paying for… » 2/11/15 4:50pm 2/11/15 4:50pm

Closing Arguments In Kurt Busch Hearing Are Just As Cuckoo As The Rest

Perjury allegations! "Trained killers!" Sorry, kids, the roller coaster of crazy that is the Kurt Busch ex-girlfriend domestic assault protective order hearing is about to end, but thankfully, the closing arguments still delivered our regularly scheduled dose of nuts. » 2/06/15 8:10am 2/06/15 8:10am

Jeff Gordon Is A Ruthless Tricyclist

Look at Smuggy McSmuggykins Jeff Gordon flying off with the lead in this trike race. It's one thing to race another Washington Wizards basketball fan on a tricycle. It's another thing to completely dominate at it, man. » 1/14/15 3:54pm 1/14/15 3:54pm

Testimony: Kurt Busch Ex Terrible At Keeping Assassin Gig On The Downlow

Remember that crazy-sounding testimony from NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's domestic assault protective order hearing that stated that ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll is a trained assassin? Busch and several others backed up that story this week in court, with Kurt referencing specific "missions" where he claimed… » 1/14/15 9:00am 1/14/15 9:00am

Kurt Busch's Testimony: My Ex-Girlfriend Is A Trained Assassin 

Back in November, Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll accused him of smashing her head into a motorhome wall three times, and filed for a protection order. The first two days of a hearing regarding the order were held in Kent County (Del.) Family Court in December. According to ESPN, Driscoll testified that… » 1/13/15 11:14pm 1/13/15 11:14pm

Report: Kurt Busch Smashed Ex-Girlfriend's Head Into Wall Three Times

Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend says the NASCAR driver lashed out at her after his poor performance in qualifying at Dover, accusing her of having spies and smashing her head against a wall three times, according to court records obtained by the Associated Press. » 11/11/14 4:43pm 11/11/14 4:43pm

Cops Looking Into Domestic Assault Allegation Involving Kurt Busch

Police in Dover, Del., are investigating a domestic violence case involving NASCAR driver Kurt Busch. Cops said they were getting "numerous media inquiries" about the driver, and in response released the following statement: » 11/07/14 3:39pm 11/07/14 3:39pm