INDIANAPOLIS — Dr. Henry Bock, a pioneering doctor in racing and a key player in creating the SAFER barrier, has died. He was 81. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials made the announcement after confirming the death with his caregiver, who was working directly with the family. Bock served as the track’s senior director of medical services
Jun 1, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports It’s safe to say that Kyle Busch already has his Cup Series playoff ticket punched. Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Midway through the NASCAR Cup Series regular season, the 2018 playoff field is taking shape.
Sunday’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway marked the halfway point of the Cup series regular season, and in most every other season, Kyle Busch picking up a fourth win with a dominating performance in one of NASCAR’s crown jewel races would be the talk of the circuit through 13 races. However, Kevin Harvick has one-upped
1:47 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Former NASCAR and IndyCar driver John Andretti announced Tuesday that his cancer has returned and spread. Andretti was diagnosed with colon cancer in January 2017, and the cancer then spread to his liver.
10:40 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Back in February, Noah Gragson didn’t puff out his chest and say he should be on this top-20 ranking. “I just want to make the best of the rest,” he said a week
10:37 AM ET Alisha MillerESPN.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Exceptional. Special. Dominant. These are the colorful words that so easily flowed out of Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin as they each explained the superior performance by Kyle Busch as he drove away with the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night. The second-
CONCORD, N.C. — It’s official: Kyle Busch can win everywhere. Busch marked off the only track where a points-race victory had eluded him on Sunday night, leading 377 of 400 laps in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is the only driver in NASCAR’s modern era to win a points race at every
CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR’s hottest driver didn’t last 100 laps in the Coca-Cola 600. Kevin Harvick hit the wall Sunday, ending his night early at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where Kyle Busch came away with the win. Harvick had won five times this season, including the previous two points races at Dover and Kansas and winning
May 27, 2018 Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Landon Cassill at Charlotte in May in the #00 Dairi-O Chevy. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca honored on the windshield. Taken at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May by Ed Matthews (5-26-2018) Jamie McMurray at Charlotte in May in the #1 McDonald’s Chevy. Air
CONCORD, N.C. — Brad Keselowski walked into the interview room and said, “Oh, that’s nice — air conditioning.” Keselowski overcame a humid afternoon and an hourlong rain delay Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway to become the first repeat winner in the Xfinity Series this season. “I don’t know if I have ever been that hot