NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks about his career during the induction ceremony on Friday in Charlotte, N.C.

Earnhardt brings Junior Nation into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was voted NASCAR's most popular driver a record 15 times.
Sports
January 20

SRX hires Hawk as CEO to grow budding motorsports property

Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham will have a boss in the second season of the Superstar Racing Experience, a made-for-CBS all-star summer series coming off a surprisingly strong debut.
World
January 19
Gaspard Ulliel

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, 37, dies after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, local authorities said. He was 37.
Sports
January 19

Earnhardt Jr. matches his father as NASCAR Hall of Famer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized early he would never be a seven-time NASCAR champion like his dad.
Sports
January 18
Colombia’s Formula One driver Tatiana Calderon

Calderon joins IndyCar as 1st woman to drive for AJ Foyt

Tatiana Calderon will drive for AJ Foyt Racing this season as the first woman to compete regularly in the IndyCar Series since 2013.
Sports
January 18

Golf goes to Netflix and it has competition from tennis

Formula One racing got a huge boost in interest in North America through the Netflix series "Drive to Survive."
Sports
January 14

Netflix decides to take a swing at tennis in new docuseries

Netflix is taking a swing at tennis next.
Sports
January 14

Unlike other sports stars, Andy Murray won't play in Saudi

The lucrative offers tempting leading boxers, golfers and footballers to compete in Saudi Arabia are not enough for Andy Murray to put money over morality.
Sports
January 10
Aric Almirola announced plans to retire from competition at the end of the 2022 season to spend more time with his young family.

NASCAR veteran Aric Almirola to retire at end of 2022 season

NASCAR veteran Aric Almirola will retire from competition at the end of the 2022 season to spend more time with his young family.
Sports
January 4

French anti-terrorism prosecutors probe Dakar Rally blast

The French national anti-terrorism prosecutor's office launched an investigation Tuesday into a car explosion last week ahead of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia that left French driver Philippe Boutron seriously injured.
Motorsports
August 20, 2021
Funny Car legend John Force added another win to his impressive career in his Chevrolet Camaro to claim the win over J.R. Todd on Aug. 15, 2021, at th

Reusse: 'Grandpa' Force and daughter Brittany still big names as NHRA heads for Brainerd

John Force, the leader of drag racing's first family, has won 11 Funny Car titles in northern Minnesota.
Motorsports
August 19, 2021
Steve Torrence drove in Top Fuel qualifying at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals drag races at Brainerd International Raceway in 2019.

Raceday preview: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway

The races return to Brainerd this weekend after the event was canceled last year because of COVID-19.
Motorsports
July 26, 2021
Racecars take the checkered flag Friday night at Fairmont Raceway in Fairmont, Minn.

Fired in Iowa for racist rant, racetrack announcer back to work in Minn.

Minnesota track promoter says announcer's racial comments have been taken out of context.
St. Cloud
July 23, 2021
on track: Ashley Mehrwerth gave friend and fellow driver TJ Inderieden a smooch on the cheek after the trophy presentation on victory lane following h

Lifelong love of dirt racing leads Sauk Rapids man with Down syndrome to fans, trophies

TJ Inderieden is popular at Granite City Motor Park for his cheery attitude and love of racing.
Motorsports
July 18, 2021
Ernie Francis Jr. on Saturday night in Nashville. He came up to Brainerd International Raceway on Sunday and won for the first time this season.

Ernie Francis Jr. comes from behind to win at Brainerd International Raceway

The driver secured his 24th victory in Trans Am's top level on a weekend of tribute to Jed Copham.
Motorsports
July 17, 2021
Ayden, Kristi and Alyssa Copham, in front of painting of their late husband & father Jed.

Reusse: Brainerd race track hopes for return to glory starting this weekend

There was a time when you could see actor Paul Newman race in northern Minnesota along with some of the world's best-known auto racers. Brainerd International Raceway wants to bring back that excitement.
Motorsports
May 2, 2021

O'Ward wins IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway

Josef Newgarden finished 1.2443 seconds behind Pato O'Ward, giving Chevrolet a 1-2 finish on top of its first victory this season.
Motorsports
May 2, 2021

Hamilton rallies to win Portuguese Grand Prix

Max Verstappen, driving for Red Bull, finished second. He and Lewis Hamilton have been 1-2 in all three F1 races this season, with Hamilton winning two of them for Mercedes.
Sports
February 11, 2021

Lasting legacy: Earnhardt's death saved lives, forced change

Ryan Newman was lying in bed one morning, his two daughters still tucked in down the hall, when a YouTube video of his death-defying crash popped up as a recommended watch.
Sports
February 11, 2021

Deegan ready to move on from slur and shine in NASCAR

Hailie Deegan's Instagram posts for her 939,000 followers are upbeat — downright bubbly — as they show her life at the track, her race-crazed family tagging along on countless adventures, and her sales pitches to buy the freshest HD merch.
November 15, 2020
Second-place Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, right, poured champagne on winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain on the podium of

Hamilton lets tears flow as he clinches record 7th F1 title

Moments after victory No. 94 and title No. 7, Lewis Hamilton sat in his car with his head in his hands.