NASCAR Cup Series rookie William Byron, a Charlotte native, is taking a mature approach to this season and trying to improve rather than ‘set the world on fire’ and win from the start. So far, that attitude has led to better finishes.
Sports this week: North Carolina Tar Heels coach Roy Williams’ respect from fan base; UMBC Retrievers and the 2018 NCAA basketball tournament; NASCAR’s older drivers such as Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick; and my busted Final Four bracket.
Former NASCAR champion driver Kurt Busch is selling his Lake Norman mansion in Mooresville. ‘Welcome to Chateau de Busch,’ the driver says in a 2015 Monster Energy video with a tour of the mansion near Trump National Golf Club Charlotte.
Former Charlotte Motor Speedway President H.A. “Humpy” Wheeler recalls the speedway bridge collapse that injured more than 100 people. It had been a ‘delightful’ night when Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the All-Star Race, then tragic news came.
NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick has won three consecutive Cup Series races. If he wins Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Fontana, California, he’ll join NASCAR’s historic elite. Even if he doesn’t, 2018 may still end up his best season yet.
NASCAR Cup Series: A quick look at Sunday’s Auto Club 400 race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, on March 18, 2018. Plus thoughts on Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Bubba Wallace.
Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will lose his primary sponsor Lowe’s for 2019 and beyond, Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday. Lowe’s has been Johnson’s primary sponsor each of his 18 seasons.
NASCAR Cup Series results and takeaways from ISM Raceway near Phoenix, Arizona, where Kevin Harvick win the TicketGuardian 500 race on Sunday, March 11, 2018. It was the Ford driver’s third straight Cup win.