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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on why NASCAR stars getting younger is a good thing – FOXSports.com

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug 13, 2017 at 2:58p ET Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks about why NASCAR is getting younger and how the salary structure in the sport needs to change. Monster Truck Xfinity More NASCAR Videos Kasey Kahne talks to Kenny Wallace about his career path to NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports 15 mins ago Dale Earnhardt Jr. on why NASCAR stars getting younger is a good thing 1 hr ago Has Dale Earnhardt…

Has Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s lack of on-track success stunted NASCAR? – FOXSports.com

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Aug 13, 2017 at 1:52p ET Larry Mac and Regan Smith weigh in on Kevin Harvick’s comments about Dale Earnhardt Jr’s lack of on-track success and NASCAR’s growth as a sport. Monster Truck Xfinity More NASCAR Videos Kasey Kahne talks to Kenny Wallace about his career path to NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports 15 mins ago Dale Earnhardt Jr. on why NASCAR stars getting younger is a good thing 1 hr…

NASCAR at Michigan: Starting lineup, updates, results from Pure Michigan 400 – Sporting News

Sunday, August 13, 2017

NASCAR turns to Michigan International Speedway on Sunday for the Pure Michigan 400. Matt Kenseth took a second-place finish to Martin Truex Jr. last week, which lifted him into the last NASCAR Cup playoff spot. Other drivers like Joey Logano and Clint Bowyer come into Michigan with hopes for a win to boost playoff campaigns. The winner at Michigan earlier this season, Kyle Larson starts the race in the ninth position….

Samsung Gear Sport New Fitness Watch In Surprise Reveal — Eight Things We Know – Forbes

Sunday, August 13, 2017

FCC.gov The FCC filing showing the Samsung Gear Sport is on its way The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sees practically every new piece of consumer electronics before it goes on sale. Now, there’s a filing, spotted by those eagle-eyed sorts at Android Authority for a new ‘wrist device’ from Samsung. Here’s what we know so far. 1 It can’t be far off The FCC needs to approve products before they go…

Madonna’s Twin Daughters Stelle and Estere Prep for Soccer Practice in Adorable Photo – PEOPLE.com

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Madonna shared an adorable picture on Saturday of her 4-year-old twin daughters, Stelle and Estere, gearing up for soccer practice. Dressed in full uniform and brightly colored sneakers, both smiling daughters have one foot placed on a soccer ball for the cute Instagram pic. “Saturday Sesh!” Madonna wrote for the photo caption along with a bevy of heart, smiley faces and soccer ball emojis. Last week the mother-of-six also shared other snaps…

NASCAR race day Pure Michigan 400 weather forecast – SB Nation

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Another nice race day at Michigan International Speedway for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Pure Michigan 400. We will see mostly sunny skies and a pleasantly warm afternoon. Temperatures should reach the upper 70s to near 80 degrees. Winds will be be light out of the south between 3 and 8 mph. Perfect weather to race 400 miles. Odds of racing Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Pure Michigan 400 are 100…

NASCAR Xfinity Series at Mid-Ohio 2017 Results: Sam Hornish Jr. Wins Race – Bleacher Report

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Tom E. Puskar/Associated Press Sam Hornish Jr. led 61 of 75 laps to win his fifth career NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday, taking the checkered flag in the Mid-Ohio Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The win marked Hornish’s first of the season in just his third start, as he drove away from rookie Daniel Hemric in the closing laps to preserve the victory. Here is a…

Terrorists, hackers and scammers: Many enemies as LA plans Olympics security – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, August 13, 2017

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Drivers react to Darrell Wallace Jr.’s win at Michigan – Nascar

Sunday, August 13, 2017

RELATED: Wallace savors triumphant Truck Series return After a season full of highs and lows, drivers and others in the NASCAR community sent warm congratulations after Darrell Wallace Jr.’s win at Michigan in the No. 99 MDM Motorsports Chevrolet. Wallace Jr. made a bold move with 11 laps to go for the lead then held off Christopher Bell, Kyle Busch and Austin Cindric in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’…

LA City Council Hand-Waves Its Way To Unanimous 2028 Olympics Endorsement – Deadspin

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty A rushed and contentious Friday meeting returned the result the Los Angeles City Council was hoping for: a unanimous council endorsement of the 2028 Olympics bid, and agreement that the city would cover any cost overruns associated with the games. From a Los Angeles Times report: As council members unanimously endorsed the revised 2028 bid — and positioned the city to serve as a financial backstop in…

Kyle Larson finishes second in prestigious Knoxville Nationals – Nascar

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Kyle Larson was there at the end, but fell one spot short in the prestigious Knoxville Nationals sprint-car classic on Saturday night. A final attempt at a pass on eventual winner and sprint car legend Donny Schatz didn’t materialize, and Larson settled for second place at sprint-car racing’s most prestigious event at Knoxville (Iowa) Speedway, a half-mile banked dirt track. Saturday night’s race was the culmination of a week-long social…

Bubba Wallace savors triumphant Truck Series return at Michigan – Nascar

Sunday, August 13, 2017

RELATED: Race results | Standings | Detailed breakdown | NASCAR community reacts to win   BROOKLYN, Mich. —  For the final 11 laps of today’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. protected his leading position. He blocked high and low and middle, and when he briefly lost the lead, he quickly surged his No. 99 MDM Motorsports Chevrolet back ahead. Every move he made…

A relaxed Dale Jr. finally soaking it all in – ESPN

Saturday, August 12, 2017

3:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just finished meeting with a few guests of his sponsor Nationwide at his motor home less than three hours before the Brickyard 400. About to hop in a van to go to a Chevrolet appearance, he has a couple of minutes to chat with a reporter. Then his brother, Kerry, comes over with some people…

Kyle Larson ready for busy weekend before NASCAR Cup race at Michigan – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Kyle Larson is ready for a hectic weekend befitting his status as one of racing’s rising stars. Larson is set to race in Saturday’s Knoxville Nationals, squeezing in the prestigious sprint car event before returning to Michigan to compete in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race. Chip Ganassi, Larson’s team owner on the Cup circuit, gave him permission to race Saturday in Knoxville, Iowa. He qualified ninth in his Cup car…

NASCAR Driver On F1: These Damn Europeans And Their Spaceship Cars – Jalopnik

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Clint Bower at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images If someone deserves an award for simply living life as the Good Lord intended, it’s NASCAR’s Clint Bowyer. He’s the most unapologetic country boy there is, and his views on Formula One, that series with them Eu-ro-peans over there driving spaceship cars that aren’t even V8s, are amazing. Bowyer’s views aren’t just amazing, actually, they’re television worthy. Every Ferrari-…

Brad Keselowski wins Monster Energy NASCAR Cup pole at his home track – Autoweek

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Brad Keselowski will start on the pole for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 (at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN), after taking the top spot from fellow Ford driver Ryan Blaney, who had posted the fastest times to that point, but bobbled twice in his run in the final qualifying round on Friday at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan, a Detroit suburb…

MR. NASCAR: Rookies give hope for the future of NASCAR – Tuscaloosa News

Saturday, August 12, 2017

By Mark McCarterAuto Racing Writer This is not one of those “NASCAR’s future is in great hands” sort of stories, about “young lions” and how we’re seeing the next Earnhardt vs. Wallace or Petty vs. Pearson is being birthed right here in front of our eyes. I’ve written too many of those, imagining the many years of thrilling racing that Kasey Kahne vs. Brian Vickers would…

LA City Council endorses 2028 Olympics bid, accepting responsibility for any cost overruns – Los Angeles Times

Friday, August 11, 2017

Rushing to meet a deadline imposed by Olympics officials, the Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to endorse a bid for the 2028 Summer Games even though council members acknowledged they were acting without complete information. The council’s unanimous decision will put tax dollars at risk by making the city responsible for any shortfall if the massive, $5.3-billion sports event goes over budget. “We are the only city that has…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrapping up final season more relaxed than ever – ESPN

Friday, August 11, 2017

3:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just finished meeting with a few guests of his sponsor Nationwide at his motor home less than three hours before the Brickyard 400. About to hop in a van to go to a Chevrolet appearance, he has a couple of minutes to chat with a reporter. Then his brother, Kerry, comes over with some people…

After Iran bans two soccer players for playing against Israelis, fans rush to their defense – Los Angeles Times

Friday, August 11, 2017

Two soccer players have been barred for life from Iran’s national team after they appeared in a match against players from Israel, prompting anger among the sport’s many fans in the Islamic Republic. Masoud Shojaei and Ehsan Haji Safi played last week in a European league match for the Greek team Panionios against Maccabi Tel Aviv, an Israeli club. That appeared to violate a longstanding rule prohibiting Iranian athletes from…