Category: Motor Sports

Motor Sports News

College athletes get an unlikely chance at the pros

USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Hembree breaks down a report stating the France family is considering selling NASCAR, and whether new ownership could help save the struggling sport. Larry Blackstone said he felt like crying when Lafayette Kemp left the Kentucky Christian University football team four years

Gordon, Roush, Penske headline NASCAR Hall of Fame class

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon has been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. A four-time Cup Series champion who helped take stock car racing from a regional sport to the mainstream in the 1990s, Gordon received 96 percent of the votes from the Hall of Fame committee. He’s third in Cup history

Hallman: Tight All-Star racing was served with plates

Another week, another storm blows through NASCAR with the winds of change. First we had news of a possible future sale of the stock car racing series and the prospect of new ownership that might be willing, even eager, to turn NASCAR on its collective head. Then came the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision