NASCAR

Interviews

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Quest to Defend Pop Punk

A talk with the retired NASCAR driver about how discovering The Dangerous Summer shifted his musical gears.
Luke O'Neil
1.16.18
Film

In a Phenomenally Bad Year, ‘Logan Lucky’ Was One of Few Truly Good Things

Steven Soderbergh didn't put his ‘retirement’ on pause for just any old movie.
Frederick Blichert
12.15.17
protest

Meet the Guy Who Burns Confederate Flags at NASCAR Races

Political protester Gene Stilp isn't making any new friends with what he's calling an "educational effort."
Michael Goldberg
11.29.17
Important Questions Raised By...

Rick Ross Squeezing into a Race Car Says a Lot About the Human Condition

Shout out to all the car.
Phil Witmer
10.4.17
drive for diversity

Brehanna Daniels Wants to Be the First Black Woman in a NASCAR Pit Crew

Daniels is an alumni of NASCAR's Drive For Diversity program, which aims to diversify the sport.
John Florio
Ouisie Shapiro
5.23.17
racing

How an 18-Year-Old Became a Racing Prodigy Without Leaving His Bedroom

Rising motorsports star William Byron credits much of his real-world success to virtual racing.
Mike Vorkunov
11.23.16
chicagoland

How NASCAR Stars Are Trying to "Swerve" the Rules

Don’t stop watching NASCAR’s drivers after the checkered flag falls—there are some strange goings on occurring after that.
Lee Spencer, Motorsport.com
9.20.16
concussions

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Miss Remainder of 2016 Season Due to Concussion Symptoms

NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will miss the remainder of the 2016 Sprint Cup season as he continues to recover from concussion symptoms.
Jim Utter, Motorsport.com
9.2.16
Art

In This Exhibition, NASCAR Meets Formalist Sculpture

"Darlington Stripe" merges fast cars and formalism.
Katherine Gillespie
9.1.16
FIGHTLAND

A Brief History of Brawling in NASCAR

In (dis)honor of Truck Series drivers John Wes Townley and Spencer Gallagher's sad little brawl on the weekend, let’s take a brief look back at the history of the NASCAR fight.
Sarah Kurchak
6.27.16
Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Steering Wheel Fell off During Race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a "terrible day" at Talladega yesterday.
Sean Newell
5.2.16
Daytona 500

Louder, Faster, Completely in Control: Three Days at Daytona

Navigating the crowds, the hierarchies, and just the immense size of the Speedway while the Daytona 500 roared around the track.
Jules Bentley
2.23.16
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