Posts Tagged NASCAR

Ex-NASCAR driver gets jail after 3-state high-speed chase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASCAR driver who authorities say led police on a 150-mph chase through three states has been sentenced to 90 days in a Utah jail.

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, driver Kyle Larson stands in the garage during a practice session for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, March 29, 2015,failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement Sunday that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more testing. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was ruled out of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session.

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Joe Gibbs on son: most courageous person I’ve been around

Nascar team owner Joe Gibbs, addresses the media about the condition of his son J.D. Gibbs in the media center prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, March 29, 2015. Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function," which likely stem from a head injury suffered earlier in life. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Gibbs says his son, J.D., is his hero and the most courageous person he’s ever been around.

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Roger Penske warns NASCAR team not to manipulate tires

Team owners Roger Penske, left, and Bobby Rahal, shake hands as they walk to pit road before practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Friday, March 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The race takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races.

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Ambrose says he couldn’t “deliver” as lead Penske driver

LAUNCESTON, Australia (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose says he asked to be temporarily replaced as a driver in Australia’s V8 Supercars Series because he couldn’t “deliver what’s expected of me” as a lead driver at DJR Team Penske.

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