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NASCAR Charlotte 2015 qualifying results: Matt Kenseth wins pole

NASCAR’s longest race of the season will see Matt Kenseth lead the field to the green flag. In recent weeks the NASCAR storyline of note is how difficult it is to pass, even when a driver clearly has a faster car than anyone else does. Show More Summary

Racing Heroes – Jerry Titus

3 days agoVehicles / Cars :

Titus at the 1968 24 Hours of Daytona. Photos by Dave Friedman, courtesy The Henry Ford, unless otherwise noted. [Editor’s note: This article comes to us from David Conwill. A longtime reader of the Hemmings Daily, he drives a 1961 Ford Falcon year round and has ambitions to build a ’40s-period hot rod from a Dodge Brothers roadster. […]

How to Train to Dominate an Obstacle Race

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jason Fitzgerald. Over the last five years, obstacle course races have evolved from a fringe sport to a normal weekend hobby. Enter any Warrior Dash and you’ll see athletes of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels on the starting line ready to cross the race off their […]

Pre-Race notes from the 2015 Nurburgring 24-Hours

Autoblog heads to Germany to watch the Nuerburgring 24-Hour race with Team Mathol and AMG. Here are some pre-race notes. Continue reading Pre-Race notes from the 2015 Nurburgring 24-Hours Pre-Race notes from the 2015 Nurburgring 24-Hours originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 16 May 2015 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

The Top 10 Worst ATP Players Entering the 2015 French Open

last weekSports / Tennis : Tennis X

With a minimum of five matches, Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez is a perfect 0-5 on the year to lead all players in the 2015 Worst Player race, but of special note is Ernests Gulbis and his stellar 1-11 win-loss record in 2015 while maintaining a No. 22 ranking.

SMS Racing VR

SMS Racing is a virtual reality parody racing game for the Samsung Gear VR and Galaxy Note 4. During the race, both you and the AI racers are sent silly text messages that you have to reply to within 10 seconds. Non-VR version here.

Racing Heroes – Junior Johnson

 Junior Johnson at the Riverside 500 in 1965. Photos courtesy Ford Motorsport, unless otherwise indicated. Editor’s note: This piece comes to us from new Hemmings contributor Steve Thomas. Ripping down a barely-paved county road in the mountains of North Carolina with revenue agents closing in isn’t the place you’d typically think of as the training […]

Case Notes: Inside Bal a Bali’s Laminitis Recovery

An earlier report on the successful return to racing for Brazilian champion colt Bal a Bali regretted the lack of details about the horse’s fight against laminitis and what types of therapy had been utilized to aid his recovery after...Show More Summary

Denise McCluggage, 1927-2015

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars :

Denise McCluggage in 2012. Photo by Jim Donnelly. Editor’s note: To say that Denise McCluggage opened doors for women in racing, or even women in sports journalism, is a bit of an understatement. In many ways, she kicked down those doors, and then spun eloquent prose about doing so. She hobnobbed with the giants of […]

The Wednesday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by a warm breeze.Recommended Reading:Sheila: [Content Note: Disenfranchisement] Why Hoosiers Don't VoteChauncey: [CN: White supremacy; classism; violence] Matters of Race and Class: How 'Whiteness' Is One...Show More Summary

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro officially announced: 4GB of RAM, 5.7-inch Quad HD display and Snapdragon 810

2 weeks agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Xiaomi today officially unveiled their Mi Note Pro, a 5.7-inch Quad HD device with a line of specs that will make any participant of the mobile arms race sweat.

Nichols-Beadle controversy: Media needs to think about boycott

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at the National Sports Journalism Center. In 1999, Ed Hinton of Sports Illustrated was denied a credential to cover the Indianapolis 500. The Indy Racing League was upset after Hinton wrote an article critical of racing safety. Show More Summary

Kentucky Derby notes: Lovely Maria wins Kentucky Oaks

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Brereton Jones, former governor of Kentucky, has named race horses for people he has met over the years at a hotel in Florida.

A Post-Contest Note

3 weeks agoHealth / Fitness : Fat Cyclist

I don’t have a ton of time to write today; I’m headed out to race Boggs with Jeff D and Levi Leipheimer. Believe me, there is nothing in the world that makes you quite as self-conscious as grocery shopping with Levi Leipheimer. Anyway, the contest is over, and I’m working on the spreadsheet right now. You’ll be [...]

Vandalist: Unique Touch

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Gender norms are so passé BY: Unknown LOCATION: College and Ossington PHOTO BY: Ruby Pruitt FIELD NOTES: From Conchita Wurst winning Eurovision to Ru Paul’s Drag Race featuring beards on the runway to this mural alteration, bearded ladies are all the rage. We don’t know the motivation behind this vandalism so we’re going to interpret it as we see fit: […]

Nets Tout Socialist Sanders in 2016 Race, NBC Skips Left-Wing Label

On Thursday, all three network morning shows noted independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders entering the 2016 presidential race as a Democrat. However, NBC's Today left out any mention of the self-described socialist's radical left-wing views.

Garbage People On Twitter Are Mocking Kurt Busch's Ex After Race Win

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll domestic violence allegations ended on a messy note. There wasn’t enough evidence to press criminal charges against ex-boyfriend Busch, but there was enough to assign Driscoll a protective order. Now, garbage people are using Busch’s latest NASCAR win as a reason to taunt Driscoll. Read more...

Book Review: Ellen Griffith Spears: Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town

Ellen Spears’ new environmental history of the chemical industry in Anniston, Alabama is a worthy addition to the literature on environmental justice. She tells the story of Anniston, a city noted for the burning of the Freedom Riders bus in 1961, through both the narrative of civil rights and also the narrative of a modern […]

After MSNBC’s Trumped-Up Scandal, can Chris Christie Revive 2016 Hopes?

As the Washington Examiner noted: “In December 2013, Chris Christie dominated the field in the just-forming race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. With a rating of 20 percent in the RealClearPolitics average of polls, the New Jersey governor was well ahead of Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz — everybody.” […]

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