NASCAR legend Junior Johnson dies at 88

NASCAR legend Junior Johnson dies at 88. Junior Johnson, the son of bootlegger from North Carolina who became one of the first superstars of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s, has died. He was 88. NASCAR broke the news of Johnson's death Friday. No cause...

Teen NASCAR sensation Hailie Deegan signs with Ford

Teen NASCAR sensation Hailie Deegan signs with Ford. Hailie Deegan, a rising teen stock car racing star, will be driving for Ford in 2020. The California native became the first female to win a race in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series West at 17 years old...

7-Time NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson set to retire after 2020 Season

7-Time NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson is set to retire after the 2020 Racing Season. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion has been with his entire top-level career with Hendrick Motorsports. Johnson started in the series in 2001 and won five consecutive championships from 2006 to...

Chevrolet announces new NASCAR Camaro ZL1 1LE for 2020

Chevrolet announces new NASCAR Camaro ZL1 1LE for 2020. Chevrolet is revamping its NASCAR racing Cup Camaro for 2020, a year before the series debuts an all-new seventh-generation vehicle. The Camaro ZL1 will become the Camaro ZL1 1LE, the latter three-letter group designating a performance...

Richard Petty’s NASCAR Plymouth Superbird is heading to Auction

Richard Petty's NASCAR Plymouth Superbird is heading to auction. Richard Petty's NASCAR Plymouth Superbird may have been a one-year hit wonder, but it remains a true classic today. The aerodynamically-optimized Race Car was built for NASCAR’s Super Speedways, where Richard Petty and others competed in...

Roger Penske To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Roger Penske To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom. Roger Penske may want to check into a room at the White House. President Trump has unveiled plans to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, who has already been to the White House twice...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Drive Hellmann’s Race Car At Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Hellmann's Race Car at the Darlington NASCAR race that looks like his dad's first NASCAR. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be paying tribute to his father when he returns to the track one more time at Darlington in August. The (mostly)...

Football Coming To NASCAR’s Daytona International Speedway

Football Coming To NASCAR's Daytona International Speedway? First downs at Daytona International Speedway? That's the word. Not during the Daytona 500, but in a football game. The idea of hosting a marquee football game at the track has been bouncing around for a couple of...

NASCAR Legend David Pearson Dies At 83

NASCAR Legend David Pearson Dies At 83. David Pearson was a NASCAR pioneer and longtime rival of Richard Petty. Pearson died on Monday, The Wood Brothers racing team announced, but details were not immediately available. Pearson was a three-time Cup champion and his 105 career...

NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Is Auctioning Off Cars And Memorabilia From Racing Career

Living NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty is cleaning out his closet. "The King" is auctioning off a trove of trophies, memorabilia and even some of the cars from his 60-year NASCAR career, including a 1974 Daytona 500 Winning Dodge Charger that he won 31 races...

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