5:53 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Briscoe put on four new tires during a late pit stop Saturday, then held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric over the final five laps to win the first Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course. The Indiana native beat Justin Haley by 1.717 seconds.
2:00 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus. They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face mask guidelines and even left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the less densely populated Aspen, Colorado. And yet both he and his wife still tested
6:41 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIANAPOLIS — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive and the news cast a shadow over the historic NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader races
8:42 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Many a fan is quick to insist they do not like politics in their sports — no kneeling, no raised fists, no T-shirt messages. Just the game or event, please and thank you. That has not been the case of late as the nation goes through a reckoning
3:41 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson‘s stance has softened when it comes to racing the Indianapolis 500. Johnson will test an Indy car next week for Chip Ganassi Racing on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first step the seven-time NASCAR champion must take to determine if actual races are
8:31 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Indianapolis on Sunday for the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records. Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s Pocono 325, and Denny Hamlin was victorious in Sunday’s Pocono 350. Who will take the checkered flag Saturday (4 p.m. ET) at Indianapolis Motor
4:57 PM ET The NASCAR Cup Series car driven by Corey LaJoie will have a “Trump 2020” paint scheme for nine races, including Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, following a sponsorship by a political action committee. Patriots of America PAC, which is supporting the re-election bid of President Donald Trump, will sponsor the
8:00 PM ET ESPN News Services Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill to retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem following widespread, increased pressure that came in part from the sports world. “This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead
4:06 PM ET Associated Press LONG POND, Pa. — Chase Briscoe held off Ross Chastain in overtime to win a crash-filled Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway, the second of three NASCAR races at the track on Sunday. Pocono became the first track to hold a Truck, Xfinity and Cup race on the same day.
Jun 25, 2020 Depending on whom you ask in Hollywood, “Days of Thunder” is either the quintessential ’80s/’90s action drama or the movie that broke the system, forever changing the way filmmaking is done. Depending on whom you ask in the NASCAR garage, “Days of Thunder” either made stock car racing look forever cool or