NASCAR & Auto Racing

NASCAR & Auto Racing

Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes the controls of a blimp to give a veteran a memorable ride

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. surprised a veteran by acting as pilot for a ride on the Goodyear Blimp.

NASCAR & Auto Racing

Rainy start to racing in Daytona

NASCAR teams returned to Daytona International Speedway on Thursday ready for practice. Unfortunately the day was marred by rain showers until late afternoon. The window allowed the Camping World Series to hit the track prior to the Can-Am Duel races.

NASCAR & Auto Racing

Obama fetes NASCAR's Kyle Busch, champion of 'galaxy'

President Barack Obama hosted 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch and his team at the White House on Sept. 28, 2016. During his speech, the president quipped, "I think there were some people who thought we were going to see a Bush back here in the White House this year, but they didn't know it was going to be Kyle."

Videos

NASCAR: Brad Keselowski on the changing tactics of racing

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski discusses the changing tactics of driving during Media Day at Daytona International Speedway.
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NASCAR: Brad Keselowski on the changing tactics of racing 1:43

NASCAR: Brad Keselowski on the changing tactics of racing

Rainy start to racing in Daytona 0:50

Rainy start to racing in Daytona

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson on new rules package 0:47

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson on new rules package

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Concussions are like snowflakes 2:49

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Concussions are like snowflakes