Nascar

  • NASCAR champion Stewart kills dirttrack driver, no charges pending August 11, 2014

    Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a lowstakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing. Authorities in New York state said that they had found no evidence...
  • Gene Haas gets foot into Formula One with Ferrari deal July 4, 2014

    Oxnard,Calif: Haas Automation has become an official sponsor of Ferrari through the 2015 Formula One season. Haas Automation is the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America and is owned by Gene Haas, the NASCAR team owner recently granted entry into F1. Haas Formula will not enter F1 until the 2016...
  • NASCAR team owner Gene Haas plans to field F1 team April 15, 2014

    NASCAR team owner Gene Haas is out to prove that an America-based team can succeed in the Formula One racing series. "I think we can beat the Europeans at their own game," Haas said Monday at a news conference. Haas said he plans to field a team "Haas Formula" either in 2015...
  • Gene Haas Formula One entry accepted by FIA April 12, 2014

    Formula One could have an American constructor on the starting grid next year after the governing FIA approved an entry for NASCAR team owner Gene Haas on Friday. The International Automobile Federation said it was also considering another application made by former F1 team principal Colin Kolles. "In close consultation with the...
  • 2014 calendar has F1 and NASCAR in Texas on same day December 5, 2013

    Austin, Texas: Formula One and NASCAR will be racing deep in the heart of Texas on the same day next year. The FIA, international motorsports' governing body, released its 2014 calendar on Wednesday, placing the US Grand Prix in Austin on November 2. That's the same day as the NASCAR Sprint...
  • NASCAR driver Jason Leffler killed in New Jersey crash June 13, 2013

    Philadelphia: NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died from injuries suffered when his car slammed into the wall of a dirt raceway in New Jersey, state police said. The crash occurred during a race at the Bridgeport Speedway in Logan township in southern New Jersey, near Philadelphia, state police spokesman Sergeant Adam Grossman...
  • Dozens of fans hurt in NASCAR car crash February 24, 2013

    Florida: At least 33 fans were injured Saturday during a NASCAR race when a car flew into the fence at Daytona International Speedway, hurling a tire and large pieces of debris into the stands. The accident happened on the last lap of the second-tier Nationwide Series race on the eve...
  • Watch: Twitter's first seven television ads June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Twitter is now leveraging the popularity of NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) to further boost its user count.On Sunday the world's top microblogging service broadcast the first of its television commercials. The initial series of seven television spots all revolve around the NASCAR theme. All...
  • Schumacher in US is nobody: Montoya June 17, 2007

    Daytona Beach (Florida): Michael Schumacher apparently can't understand why Juan Pablo Montoya would leave Formula One for Nascar. Montoya, for his part, doesn't seem to care what the seventime world champion thinks. "Schumacher in America is nobody," said Montoya, who's steadily building on an already strong United States fan base. Montoya, preparing his...
  • Montoya's NASCAR debut a burnout November 20, 2006

    Miami: Juan Pablo Montoya's NASCAR Cup debut ended in a ball of flames when his Dodge Charger was tapped from behind on lap 252 of a 267lap race at Miami Speedway on Sunday. The former McLaren Formula One driver climbed out uninjured following a clash with a car driven by veteran...
  • NASCAR: Montoya to test with Ganassi September 26, 2006

    Dover (Delaware, US): Colombian Formula One driver Juan Pablo Montoya is due to have a test session with the Ganassi NASCAR team on Monday following his switch from Formula One. Montoya announced in July that he was he wanted to join the USbased NASCAR series in 2007. ...