Gary Hartunian used to be a youth baseball enthusiast in the San Fernando Valley. He ran a top travel baseball team while his son, Matt, played at Van Nuys Montclair Prep. He donated money to build Hartunian Field next to the Encino Velodrome. In 2013, he used his success in rental properties to...
It wasn’t the passing of the torch. It wasn’t a race for the ages. In some ways it epitomized the strengths and weaknesses of the Del Mar racetrack. But Gun Runner, a horse from the east, took everything the west could throw at him to win the second-most prestigious race in the world, the $6 million...
A capsulized look at the Breeders’ Cup races at Del Mar on Saturday: SPRINT Winner: At the start, trainer Peter Miller had one eye on his horse, Roy H, and the other mainly on hefty favorite Drefong. When Mike Smith and Drefong broke tardily, Miller’s optimism shot up. “Drefong hasn’t had dirt...
Bangkok (AFP) – A Thai goalkeeper was left red-faced after sprinting from his goaline to celebrate a penalty hitting the crossbar in a shoot-out — only to watch the ball spectacularly spin back into the empty net. The U-18s cup match...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne still doesn’t have concrete racing plans for 2018, but he’s considering a mixed schedule that’ll include sprint cars, IndyCar and a few NASCAR races thrown in. “Three or four days ago, I had a great plan to do sprint cars, and see if I [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn is beginning to look like Kyle Larson’s personal Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playground. After finishing second in the Knoxville Nationals dirt sprint car race in Knoxville, Iowa, Saturday night, Larson returned to MIS in the wee hours of Sunday morning and won the Pure Michigan 400 [...]
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...
PHILADELPHIA — Several familiar faces rejoined the U.S. men’s national team lineup Wednesday, a fresh injection of experience and resolve for the final, week-long sprint toward the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer title. With a mix of newcomers and holdovers, the Americans needed almost one half to find their bearings before striking twice in a five-minute […]
In case you haven’t heard, Kyle Larson has been on a tear the last several days. The guy nicknamed “Yung Money” and one of the hottest shoes on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit has shown no mercy on sprint car competition in Pennsylvania Speedweek. Larson’s won six-straight winged sprint car races and counting. [...]
After winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan, Larson dominates in sprint cars
By AMANDA VINCENT Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday that it has signed contract extensions with reigning and seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and his longtime sponsor, Lowe’s. The extension with Johnson will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 48 Chevrolet through the 2020 season, and the extension with Lowe’s [...]
NBC, NBC Sports Network to share 20 Sprint Cup races.
The Predators are going back to Pittsburgh having tied up the defending champs at 2-2, turning this into a best-of-three sprint to the Stanley Cup
British Olympic champion Liam Heath wins silver in men's kayak single 200m sprint in the final ICF World Cup event of the season.
Great Britain's Lizzie Broughton wins silver in the K1 1,000 event at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Portugal.
The most notable change sees Talladega no longer placed as a Chase elimination race. Talladega Superspeedway will no longer host the Round 2 elimination race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, instead exchanging places with Kansas Speedway...Show More Summary
Stewart retired from the Cup Series after the 2016 season. (Getty) Tony Stewart said he tried to turn left when he realized Kevin Ward was on the track in a sprint car race in August 2014. Stewart struck and killed Ward on Aug. 9, 2014 after the two were racing against each other in a race at Canandaigua Motorsports park in Ontario County, New York. Show More Summary
The new Lotus Elise Sprint has had 41kg of weight stripped out of it, bringing its dry weight down to 798kg. Reviving the Sprint name, previously used on the Elan, the new variant sits above the Elise Sport, but below the Cup 250. Part of the savings are attributed to the Sprint’s lithium-ion battery (9kg […]
Kevin Harvick ruined a dominating performance by going too fast on pit road Sunday, allowing Brad Keselowski to steal a NASCAR Monster Energy Cup victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick seemed poised to win at Atlanta for the first time since his initial Cup victory in 2001, just three races...
By AMANDA VINCENT Alex Bowman, the driver who turned heads in the second half of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as a substitute driver for Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been called upon to drive GMS Racing’s No. 24 Chevrolet in Saturday’s Active Pest Control 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor [...]