Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Racing

NHRA driver wins, engine explodes

MADISON, Ill. – Robert Hight's Funny Car engine exploded after he crossed the finish line Sunday in a winning final-round pass in...

September 24, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Kyle Busch opens playoffs with win

RICHMOND, Va. – Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski with 38 laps to go and held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the NASCAR...

September 23, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Harvick to start from pole

RICHMOND, Va. – Kevin Harvick won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.

September 22, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Churchill's next project to offer rooftop views of Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Churchill Downs will offer rooftop views of the Kentucky Derby with the latest upgrade at the famed racetrack.

September 21, 2018 11:40 am


Racing

Steady Dixon wins 5th IndyCar points title

SONOMA, Calif. – Scott Dixon used a steady Sunday drive to win his fifth IndyCar championship with ease.

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Keselowski gives Penske 500th win

LAS VEGAS – Brad Keselowski raced to his third consecutive NASCAR Cup victory Sunday, persevering through a wreck-filled Sunday...

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Wickens vows to return to race car

INDIANAPOLIS – IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has vowed to return to a race car after injuries in a crash at Pocono...

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Rossi downplays role of villain

SONOMA, Calif. – It was just assumed that Alexander Rossi didn't want to be an IndyCar driver when he joined the series. His...

September 16, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Playoff push gets started in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Seven months into the NASCAR Cup series season, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are dead-even atop the standings.

September 16, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Truex upbeat as team's demise looms

LAS VEGAS – Martin Truex Jr. could have been down this week while he prepared for the start of the NASCAR playoffs. After all, his...

September 15, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Dixon eyes his 5th points title

SONOMA, Calif. – Scott Dixon said just one word over his radio, a four-letter expletive, as his car crashed off course on the...

September 15, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Keselowski breaks monotony

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A snoozer of a NASCAR season got a huge jolt of energy right before the playoffs with back-to-back wins by Brad...

September 12, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Racing still vital to Schmidt after paralysis

PORTLAND, Ore. – The stranger had tears in his eyes as he pushed through a crowd to reach Sam Schmidt in his...

September 12, 2018 1:00 am


Racing

Keselowski wins Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS – First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400.

September 11, 2018 1:00 am