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By Glenn ErbyLead Writer It can be rough sometimes being a NASCAR driver. Not only do you have to worry about crashing or running out of gas, but now you have to be concerned about being assaulted on the track. NASCAR truck driver Max Papis can attest to all three of those scenarios. Papis had an incident with Mike Skeen on the track during the NASCAR Camping World...

It’s 19 races through the Sprint Cup season for Danica Patrick. This is her first full season after running 10 Sprint Cup races in 2012. Patrick’s stats include one top 10 finish and one pole, along with an average finish of 25.6. She sits 27th in points with a week off before taking the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the historic Brickyard 400. Patrick...

When Brian Vickers took the lead away from three-time champion Tony Stewart in the closing laps of Sunday’s race at New Hampshire, he had one place in mind: Victory Lane. He hadn’t reached it since August of 2009 at Michigan, and he was determined to get there in this race. He held off many drivers, including Kyle Busch and Stewart on a two lap sprint to the finish...

Female athletes are inspirational to people all over the world, because they work hard to achieve everything that they accomplish. Though the sporting world is often dominated by men, female athletes now have a firm hold on the industry and have become some of the highest paid athletes on the planet while inspiring millions of young girls to follow in their footsteps. From...

Among many things of note during the current Formula One season, in-team fighting and unrest has perhaps been the most prominent. Ayrton Senna once said: “Being a racing driver means you are racing with other people, and if you no longer go for a gap that exists, you are no longer a racing driver.” It is a quote often used as an afterthought to the sometimes bullish,...

I’ve been to my share of Indy 500′s. Attending my fourth straight, this is probably the wildest one I have seen. There were many lead changes throughout the race. Really, anybody had a chance, even if you were in last place the whole time. It also helped their chances with how many crashes there were as well in the race. In the final lap, Takuma Sato looked...

Dan Wheldon died tragically in the season finale of the IndyCar season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Now, the league will plan to honor last year’s Indy 500 winner by handing out white sunglasses to all in attendance for the race on Sunday. ABC 6′s sports reporter Dave Furst shows us what the sunglasses will look like: This is a great way for IndyCar to...

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Brad Keselowski used Bristol Motor Speedway last fall to cement his spot in NASCAR’s championship race. Back at the track Sunday, Keselowski again made his way to Victory Lane. And he again began to think about a Sprint Cup title. Keselowski led a career-best and race-high 232 laps, then held off Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth on a late...

MELBOURNE, Australia — McLaren driver Jenson Button won the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, taking the checkered flag Down Under for the third time in four years. Button beat reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull by 2.1 seconds after the race turned into a 17-lap shootout when Vitaly Petrov stopped on the main straight,...

LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu is known as the “Honey Badger”. A nickname that was given to him by students. It led to merchandise sales and eventually a drink was named after it. Someone wants to shaer the nickname with him. Danica Patrick. She wants to be known as the “Honey Badger” of NASCAR. Danica Patrick said during her media availability...