NASCAR chief executive and chairman Brian France has taken an “indefinite leave of absence” after being charged for driving while intoxicated and criminal drug possession in Long Island, N.Y., Sunday night.
The 24th annual Circle K Speed Street festival gets underway in uptown Charlotte this weekend. The three-day festival celebrates all-things racing and is expected to draw an estimated 300,000 people ahead of Sunday's Coca-Cola 600.
The majority owners of NASCAR are exploring the possibility of selling their stake, according to a Reuters report. Sources familiar with the matter told the outlet the France family is working with investment bank Goldman Sachs to identify a potential deal.
Martin Truex Jr. is this year’s NASCAR Monster Energy Series champion. It’s the first time the 37-year-old Truex has won the championship. He won Sunday’s final race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway, his 8th win of the year. Sunday’s race was the last for the retiring Dale Earnhardt Jr.
It’s Race Week in Charlotte - between last weekend's NASCAR All-Star Race and this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers had the night off Tuesday - so what were they doing? Racing, of course, at a go-kart track in Mooresville.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he'll retire when the season ends this November. The sport's most popular driver says a concussion that sidelined him for the second half of last season gave him a new perspective.