In response to the signs and “WE WANT YOU BACK” slogans that have called for the revitalization and return of racing to North Wilkesboro Speedway, track promoter and operator Speedway Motorsports on Saturday provided an answer: Racing will return this summer to the famed short track after mo…
Her son, the late Dale Earnhardt Sr., was a seven-time NASCAR champion and the father of Xfinity team co-owners Earnhardt Miller and Earnhardt Jr.
“I’ve never been here before to Bowman Gray,” Earnhardt said after a test session with a fastest unofficial lap of 15.60 seconds. “It’s 45 minutes from my house, and I’ve been dying to come here.
Tony Stewart, Earnhardt and Clint Bowyer were all at the famed race track for testing on Tuesday afternoon
Burt Myers was like a kid in a candy store on Tuesday afternoon as NASCAR’s top division made a visit to historic Bowman Gray Stadium.
Bell defied the odds Sunday and earned his first career Cup series victory.
In the 20 years since his tragic passing in the 2001 Daytona 500, many have debated what is Dale Earnhardt’s greatest lasting legacy on the sport of NASCAR. His on-track accomplishments of seven championships and 76 victories certainly go a long way in defining his legacy, but many still contend that his greatest effect on NASCAR came after his death with the increased importance placed on safety in the months and years that came after.
NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt was killed 20 years ago — on Feb. 18, 2001 — in a last-lap crash at Daytona International Speedway. He was 49. The Kannapolis, N.C., native was sometimes called the Man in Black, the Intimidator or, simply No. 3. That is, when he wasn't being called the greatest d…
AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR's most popular driver is now a Cup champion, too.
Most area teams are scrimmaging Wednesday and/or Friday.
GREENSBORO — Dudley won the NCHSAA Class 3-A football championship last fall. Winning titles is nothing new for the Panthers, but they've only repeated once (2007-08). They began their bid for another back-to-back Monday evening with their first official practice for the news season.
Photos and videos from the first official day of high school football practice in the Triad.
Almost 40 years have passed and Andy Coats still remembers the conversation.
Football teams at N.C. State and Wake Forest are opening the season nationally ranked in the American Football Coaches Association preseason poll.
GREENSBORO — Holding its first practice at the Smith Soccer Complex wasn’t a big deal for the N.C. A&T football team.
The program’s stability — Clawson has guided the Deacons to a bowl in each of the last six seasons — is a primary reason Turner chose Wake Forest instead of Virginia Tech.
Chicago Bears star linebacker Roquan Smith is requesting a trade, saying the team hasn't negotiated in good faith for a contract extension. Smith doesn't have an agent. He wrote Tuesday in a statement to NFL.com that he has “officially” asked to be dealt and that it was “deeply painful.” He said he has been trying to negotiate an extension since April and accused the team of trying to take advantage of him. Smith was second-team All-Pro in 2020 and 2021. He is entering the fifth and final year of his rookie contract. The Bears made big changes after going 6-11 last season and missing the playoffs for the ninth time in 11 years. They fired general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy and replaced them with Ryan Poles and Matt Eberflus.
The home of the Cincinnati Bengals will no longer carry the name of team founder and NFL pioneer Paul Brown. It will now be known as Paycor Stadium. Paycor is a Cincinnati-based maker of human resources software. The company has bought the naming rights to the stadium in a deal announced Tuesday. The development wasn’t a surprise. Team owner Mike Brown — the 86-year-old son of Paul Brown — told reporters last month that selling the naming rights was necessary for the Bengals to be able to compete as a small-market team.
If there is one compliment that you can give Pete Rose, it is that he has consistently kept the world informed about how unattractive a human being he really is.