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    Video: NC Modified race takes notes from pro wrestling
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    Few things make racing more exciting than a good rivalry. Whether it's watching Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton go at it in Formula One or tradin' paint in NASCAR, a good fued adds an extra dash of excitement to already tight competition. However, two drivers in a Modified division race in North ...

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    Motorsports: Chevy reveals SS pace car at the Brickyard
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    Last season Chevy reskinned and rebranded its NASCAR stock racer after the new SS, so we knew it would only be a matter of time before the Bowtie brand's latest muscle sedan would be pressed into duty as a pace car. And now that time has come. At the Sprint Cup race next weekend at the ...

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    Video: Joey Logano, Morgan Shepherd wreck raises questions about age in NASCAR [w/poll]
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    It was a good day for Joey Logano. The Penske driver was running second in the Camping World RV Sales 301 (seriously NASCAR, these race names are awful), behind his teammate Brad Keselowski. It was looking like a one-two finish for Team Penske. Then, Logano (above) was out; the victim of a wreck ...

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    Video: Leno talks racing with NASCAR racer Joey Logano
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    Jay Leno has to be under significant pressure knowing the appetite his fans have for a new Jay Leno's Garage video every week. This time, Jay takes a break from his usual format (something he's been doing with some frequency as of late) and goes back to his roots as a talk show host. There's no ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR Nationwide driver graduates high school then qualifies 6th
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    For the average 18-year-old, school and work take up the majority of free time. In that respect, then, Chase Elliot is like pretty much any other 18-year-old. He graduated on Saturday, and then went to work. The only difference is, his work involves him flying around the country and driving a ...

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    Official: GM starts work on dedicated Performance and Racing center in Pontiac
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    The rumble of racing engines is coming to the campus of the General Motors Powertrain Engineering headquarters in Pontiac, MI, in the near future. The automaker is moving its motorsport operations to the new Performance and Racing Center there in mid-2015. The Performance and Racing Center will ...

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    Video: Tony Stewart to star in Smoke Is The Bandit web series
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    NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is making good use of his nickname Smoke in new videos inspired by the 1970s classic Smokey and the Bandit. The original is one of the quintessential automotive movies of its era with a fantastic combination of slapstick comedy and great car stunts in a Pontiac Firebird ...

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    Video: Watch Jeff Gordon get back at Jalopnik with this awesome prank
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    Nearly a year ago, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi for a commercial. Gordon would be disguised and terrorize a used car salesman on an extreme test drive. It was staged, quite obviously, we said. Our friends at Jalopnik were a bit more vociferous in calling out the ad's more ...

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    Motorsports: Daytona 500 rain delay leads to confusion, but a winner is crowned anyway [spoilers]
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    One of the sponsors of yesterday's Daytona 500 NASCAR race broadcast on Fox was the movie Noah - yeah, the same Noah who had to build an ark to get through the worst rain delay ever. Fitting, then, that this year's race would be halted after 38 laps due to severe rain and the threat of even more ...

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    Video: Chevy SS pace car catches fire at Daytona
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    All things considered, it's a pretty rare sight to see a stock car catch fire during a NASCAR race, but it happens. The racing can get pretty rough, after all, and they are powered by combustion engines – some of the most rudimentary still around, at that. But the pace car? Now that's ...

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    Report: King Richard getting Petty with Danica Patrick slam
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    Richard Petty (pictured above) made some rather disparaging remarks about IndyCar veteran and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (inset) while at the Canadian Motorsports Expo, implying that the 31-year-old could only win a NASCAR race if the rest of the field stayed home. Patrick's best NASCAR ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR changes up qualifying to F1-style [w/video]
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    In an effort to make racing more entertaining for fans (both live and on television), NASCAR has overhauled the way cars will qualify for races in 2014. With the exception of the Daytona 500, NASCAR races have previously used single-car qualifying to set the race-day field, but starting this ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR team owner working to launch Formula One team
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    An American team seeks to enter Formula One, take two. It's been four years since USF1 played the jilt to Bernie's circus, no-showing at the beginning of the 2010 season. Now NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, of Stewart-Haas Racing, has "responded to the FIA's 'call for expression of interest'" in ...

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    Motorsports: Earnhardt's No. 3 returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2014 [w/poll]
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    It's been almost 13 years since Dale Earnhardt, Sr. was killed during the 2001 Daytona 500, but the famed No. 3 will be making its return to the sport at that very track next month with NASCAR Sprint Cup rookie Austin Dillon behind the wheel. We first heard reports of this back in August, but ...

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    Video: Danica Patrick not a big fan of Jay Mohr's humor at NASCAR banquet
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    Friday was the night of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series annual Champion's Awards banquet, and the host, comedian Jay Mohr, cracked off some jokes about Danica Patrick that visibly rubbed her (and her fellow NASCAR-driver boyfriend, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.) the wrong way. We're not going to judge ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR buys Iowa Speedway
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    Back in 2005, former Winston Cup champion Rusty Wallace helped design a racetrack out in the corn fields of Iowa. A tri-oval short-track with a road course on premises, Iowa Speedway has gone on to host stock cars, Indy cars and Grand-Am sportscars, but in the years since it's opening, it has ...

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    Motorsports: Need for Speed Mustang to set the pace at Homestead [w/video]
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    For the past 12 years running, Ford has sponsored NASCAR's season-finale racing spectacular. That not only means that Dearborn gets to call the event the Ford Championship Weekend, but also gets to bring the pace car. This year's season closer is set to take place this weekend at Homestead-Miami ...

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    Motorsports: Travis Pastrana announces plans to quit NASCAR
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    Extreme sports star Travis Pastrana is throwing in the towel on his NASCAR career, announcing that he'll not be taking part in the 2014 Nationwide Series. Pastrana, 30, ran his first NASCAR event in 2011, the Toyota All-Star Showdown, and made his Nationwide Series debut in April 2012. "It's ...

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    Report: NASCAR driver Bayne will continue to race after multiple sclerosis diagnosis
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    A diagnosis of any degenerative autoimmune disease can be devastating, but after recently learning he had developed multiple sclerosis, NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne is shrugging it off and says he'll continue to race full time for Roush Fenway Racing in the Nationwide Series this year. Doctors and ...

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    Video: Japanese commentators make NASCAR more exciting than ever [UPDATE]
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    When it comes to NASCAR racing, fans can always count on superspeedway tracks to provide exciting racing and spectacular crashes, but adding in some Japanese voiceover commentary is a great way to crank up the intensity a little more. One such commentator gives an entertainingly overzealous ...

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