• Darlington offers flag exchange: Confederate for American

    DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway will give out American flags to those who want to turn in a Confederate flag, continuing an initiative that began in Daytona soon after nine people were killed at a church in Charleston.

  • Wisconsin driver Paul Menard wins at Road America

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin driver Paul Menard took advantage of a lengthy late-race caution and held off Ryan Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday.

  • Moment of silence held for Justin Wilson

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A moment of silence has been observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America.

  • Rhodes awarded pole after rain cancels Xfinity qualifying

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America has been cancelled due to wet track conditions.

  • In this June 5, 2015, file photo, Tony Stewart listens to a question in the garage area while waiting for his back-up car after hitting the wall at Pocono Raceway during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. The lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling. Attorney Mark Lanier said in an email Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, that five other cars drove around Kevin Ward, Jr., as he walked on the dirt race track during a yellow caution flag in August 2014, before Stewart "revved his engine and ran him over." (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Lawyer: Tony Stewart’s response to lawsuit ‘appalling’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart’s car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are “appalling.”

  • In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart says in court papers filed Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that he didn’t see fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. walking along the track before striking and killing him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)

    Stewart claims he didn’t see man on track before fatal crash

    NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn’t see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn’t have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.