Kristi Copham, the owner of Brainerd International Raceway, with her son Ayden at the track.

Reusse: Brainerd racetrack deserves a victory

Brainerd International Raceway will host a Trans Am Series event this weekend, with social distancing rules in place.
Motorsports
July 10

Austin Cindric completes Xfinity sweep at Kentucky Speedway

In two nights, Austin Cindric went from the cusp of winning on ovals to showing his ability to dominate those layouts.
Motorsports
July 10

IndyCar drivers grateful to have fans back this weekend

Simon Pagenaud says racing hasn't been quite the same without spectators to cheer the drivers on for the opening stages of the IndyCar season."It's strange…
Motorsports
July 10

Jimmie Johnson confused, frustrated after virus scare

Jimmie Johnson is just as confused as everyone else about his plight with the coronavirus. A positive test caused the seven-time NASCAR champion to miss the first race of his career, and it was followed three days later by a negative test.
Motorsports
July 10

Verstappen shows speed in Styria; Hamilton off practice pace

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen posted the fastest time and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton lacked pace in the second practice session for the Styrian Grand Prix on Friday.
Motorsports
July 9

Austin Cindric wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway

Austin Cindric answered the nagging question of when he'll finally conquer an oval.
Motorsports
July 9

Pressure is mounting on Ferrari after one race of F1 season

Ferrari is under pressure after just one race of the Formula One season and scrambling to push through aerodynamic improvements in time for Sunday's Styrian Grand Prix.
Twins
July 8

Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

Many familiar pregame sights won't be back when baseball and the NBA return later this month. Managers won't exchange lineup cards at home plate and…
Motorsports
July 8

NASCAR's Johnson OK'd to race after 2 negative virus tests

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway.
Motorsports
July 7

Column: Jimmie Johnson finds voice during last NASCAR season

Jimmie Johnson stood alone on the track at Pocono Raceway, empty grandstands in front of him, a ghost town of a garage behind him. He was posing for photos to commemorate his final start at the Pennsylvania track but seemed to be the only one at the party.
Vikings
July 6

Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that…
Motorsports
July 6
President Donald Trump suggested Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's only Black driver, should apologize after the sport rallied around him after a noose was foun

Trump sideswipes NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose

NASCAR's layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump took a sideswipe at the racing organization for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall.
Motorsports
July 5
Kevin Harvick, second from left, and some members of the team's crew climbed the fence after Harvick won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speed

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin's crash to win Brickyard 400

Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400.
Motorsports
July 5

Bottas shows he can handle pressure in winning Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas insisted before the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday that he has what it takes to win the Formula One world championship.
Motorsports
July 5

City-Madrid can go ahead in England because of exemptions

Manchester City can host Real Madrid in the second leg of their last-16 match in the Champions League next month after the British government announced selected sports stars would be exempt from quarantine requirements when competing in the country.
Motorsports
July 5

F1 Drivers all wear "End Racism" T-shirts, but 6 don't kneel

Valtteri Bottas kneeled holding the winners' trophy at Formula One's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, where the podium trio held up a black T-shirt with "End Racism" written on it.
Motorsports
July 4
Jimmie Johnson wore a mask on June 14 in Homestead, Fla. He said he had been taking precautions but still became the first NASCAR driver to test posit

Knocked out of Brickyard, Johnson copes at home with virus

Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus.
Motorsports
July 4

Briscoe wins 2nd straight to complete dream weekend at Indy

Chase Briscoe parked the No. 98 car on the front straightaway at Indianapolis, climbed out and scaled the catch fence with some crew members. He even kissed the bricks.
Motorsports
July 4

Dixon breaks through at Indianapolis with victory in GP

It took Scott Dixon 12 years to make a second trip to victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
July 4

NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus.
Motorsports
July 4

Bottas takes pole position for season-opening Austrian GP

Valtteri Bottas upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for Formula One's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.