Some of the best American sporting events worth traveling for are the Daytona 500, the Masters Tournament, the Super Bowl the U.S. Open and the World Series.
In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Before anyone engraves Johnson’s name on the Sprint Cup, a little history lesson is needed. While it has been proven that Johnson can win titles, he has also shown that he can lose them.
After 218 consecutive losses, Martin Truex Jr. wasn’t quite certain he’d actually won at Sonoma Raceway when he woke the day after the victory.
So many things have gone wrong for Juan Pablo Montoya this season that he’s come to expect the unexpected at the most inopportune time. It came Sunday with one lap to go at Sonoma Raceway, where Montoya was desperately hoping to bank a bunch of points.
Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. It was only the second win of Truex’s career, but it put Michael Waltrip Racing in Victory Lane for the second year in a row after Clint Bowyer won here last season.
Engines will be revving in Wine Country this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to Sonoma Raceway this Sunday. Nearly a quarter million fans are expected to attend.
Greg Biffle was thrilled after his victory last weekend in Michigan. Teammate Carl Edwards was a little bit miffed. The two both drive for Roush Fenway Racing.
The Cleveland Browns have scheduled a Wednesday news conference to announce a new role on the team for 77-year-old Jim Brown, the greatest player in franchise history.
Gordon said, “We’ve got a car and an engine that’s pretty much done. Been a while since I wrecked in qualifying.”