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Nascar crash leaves 5 fans injured

Five fans were injured at the Daytona Speedway when a crash involving multiple cars occurred in the final lap of the Coke Zero 400. CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano describes the collision.

nascar - CBS News
12:03pm PDT - April 5th, 2021

The quintessential NASCAR mom

Lesa France Kennedy knows a lot of drivers at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, but it would be safe to say that her son, Ben, is her favorite. For Ben Kennedy and his mother (who is CEO of International Speedway Corporation as well as the NASCAR…

nascar - CBS News
8:19am PDT - April 3rd, 2021

NASCAR mom Lesa France Kennedy talks son, Ben

Preview: The proud mother of racer Ben Kennedy, both members of the "first family of NASCAR," tells correspondent Michelle Miller about her son's passion for competing.

nascar - CBS News
5:56am PDT - April 3rd, 2021

Kamala Harris unveils ‘Covid-19 Community Corps’ to battle vaccine misinformation

The Corps includes unions, churches, and even sports leagues like the NFL and NASCAR – all charged with encouraging Americans to get their Covid shots

nascar - Independent
1:45pm PDT - April 1st, 2021

Biden turns to NASCAR, NAACP to convince people to take vaccines - Reuters

President Joe Biden is enlisting the help of groups as varied as NASCAR and the NAACP as part of a multi-billion dollar effort to convince Americans to take COVID-19 vaccines.

nascar - Reuters
3:08am PDT - April 1st, 2021

Stolen NASCAR car found in suburban Atlanta

The $250,000 race car was spotted on the side of a quiet stretch of road in Georgia, nearly 50 miles from where it was stolen. Jason Aubry reports for WGCL-TV.

nascar - CBS News
10:36am PDT - March 31st, 2021

NASCAR driver's car stolen before big race

Nascar driver Travis Kvapil's race car was stolen from his hotel just days before a major race.

nascar - CBS News
9:20am PDT - March 31st, 2021

Unpacking Chet Hanks' Complex 'White Boy Summer' Taxonomy

He calls out prejudicial beliefs against anyone from a different background than you, while encouraging his viewers to "keep suck-a-duckin."

nascar - Vice News
11:03am PDT - March 30th, 2021

Jeff Gordon hanging it up as full-time NASCAR driver

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon will retire from driving full-time after this season. He's not officially calling it a retirement but he says he no plans to race after 2015. Gordon, 43, ranks third all-time in NASCAR victories.

nascar - CBS News
10:06pm PDT - March 29th, 2021

Joey Logano takes late lead, wins dirt race at Bristol - Reuters

Joey Logano took the lead with 57 laps to go, survived a restart in overtime and went on to win Monday's weather-postponed NASCAR Cup Series Food City Dirt Race at dirt-covered Bristol Motor Speedway.

nascar - Reuters
5:46pm PDT - March 29th, 2021

Rocket League Season 3 Release Date Announced

Rocket League Season 3 will begin on April 7, 2021, and it will feature two bundles that celebrate both NASCAR and Formula 1.

nascar - IGN
12:55pm PDT - March 28th, 2021

‘Rocket League’ season three will feature F1 and NASCAR vehicles

Psyonix retooled an arena to add a track and the pomp of a championship Sunday.

nascar - Engadget
5:30pm PDT - March 26th, 2021

No charges for NASCAR star Tony Stewart in deadly crash

A grand jury says there is no reason to believe Tony Stewart committed a crime. The NASCAR star will not face charges for his role in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. Don Dahler reports.

nascar - CBS News
10:01am PDT - March 25th, 2021

Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR following deadly crash

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart missed three races since he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. on a dirt track in New York. Vicente Arenas reports.

nascar - CBS News
10:13am PDT - March 24th, 2021

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart to return to race track

Tony Stewart will be racing again this weekend after he missed three NASCAR races since hitting and killing another driver on a dirt track. The three-time NASCAR champion has a reputation as one of racing’s toughest drivers. Vicente Arenas reports.

nascar - CBS News
10:06am PDT - March 24th, 2021

Will NASCAR’s new rule improve driver safety?

Bob Pockrass, NASCAR reporter for the Sporting News, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss NASCAR’s reaction to the deadly crash involving driver Tony Stewart in New York.

nascar - CBS News
10:14pm PDT - March 23rd, 2021

"Michael Jordan of NASCAR": Obama honors champ at White House

NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmy Johnson visited President Obama at the White House Wednesday. Johnson has won six titles in the past eight years. Gayle King reports.

nascar - CBS News
4:34am PDT - March 22nd, 2021

Obama honors NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson

President Obama welcomed to the White House Jimmie Johnson and his Hendrick Motorsports team to honor their 2013 NASCAR Spring Cup series championship.

nascar - CBS News
3:58am PDT - March 22nd, 2021

NASCAR Hall of Fame welcomes first black member

Stock car racing pioneer Wendell Scott is now the first black driver in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Charlie Rose reports.

nascar - CBS News
10:34pm PDT - March 20th, 2021

NASCAR at Atlanta 2021: Odds, TV Schedule, Live Stream and Drivers

The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season has produced five different winners in its first five events. The unpredictability of the first three races has given way to some of the top drivers regaining spots at the front of the field...

nascar - Bleacher Report
4:22am PDT - March 20th, 2021

Are COVID-19 Sniffing Dogs the Future of Live Events?

NASCAR and the Miami Heat are enlisting K9 teams, which claim to be accurate and cost-effective, to detect the virus before races and games.

nascar - Vice News
4:00am PDT - March 19th, 2021

First lady of NASCAR Lynda Petty dies at 72

Lynda Petty, the wife of Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty, died after a long battle with cancer, at age 72. Charlie Rose reports.

nascar - CBS News
5:43pm PDT - March 18th, 2021

NASCAR moving to diversify on and off the track

As NASCAR looks down the road, it's working to expand its base through a diversity training program. Mark Strassmann reports on some unlikely rising stars behind the wheel.

nascar - CBS News
5:40pm PDT - March 18th, 2021

Martin Truex Jr. takes checkered flag in NASCAR Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway

Martin Truex Jr. wins for the first time at Phoenix Raceway during Sunday's Instacart 500 NASCAR Cup Series race.

nascar - USA Today
6:37pm PDT - March 14th, 2021

Martin Truex Jr. finally prevails at Phoenix Raceway - Reuters

Martin Truex Jr. had won 27 Cup races in his career and was the 2017 Series champion, but in 30 starts at Phoenix Raceway, he had never won a race -- until Sunday.

nascar - Reuters
6:21pm PDT - March 14th, 2021

Just got done watching @nascarman_rr's video, "The NASCAR Race Nobody Won". Give Bobby Allison his 85th win damn it. @NASCAR @stevephelps #NASCAR

Emil Borchert (@EmilBorchert)
12:12am PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @Komaniecki_R: Quarterly reminder that Mariah Carey sang a whistle register B6 at a NASCAR race in 2003 https://t.co/iTDR9bIJmz

RT @Komaniecki_R: Quarterly reminder that Mariah Carey sang a whistle register B6 at a NASCAR race in 2003 https://t.co/iTDR9bIJmz

#skank #GOEAGLES!!!!!! (@caseyghoul)
12:11am PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @NASCAR: Disaster for @dennyhamlin, who tags the wall in P1! 20 laps to go at @kansasspeedway! https://t.co/Whbx3043GV

RT @NASCAR: Disaster for @dennyhamlin, who tags the wall in P1! 20 laps to go at @kansasspeedway! https://t.co/Whbx3043GV

Margaret (@margtom123)
12:10am PDT - May 16th, 2021
https://t.co/EYOZRaEvex: Outrun Miles... ...if you can!

@MonsterMile | #NASCAR https://t.co/eJrQdGzahR

https://t.co/EYOZRaEvex: Outrun Miles... ...if you can! @MonsterMile | #NASCAR https://t.co/eJrQdGzahR

MG (@MG__Racing)
12:08am PDT - May 16th, 2021
https://t.co/c7OhDHlONw: RT @NASCAR_Xfinity: Take a look at the incident involving @jesselittle97, @Josh6williams and @MattJaskol.

All drivers were able to walk away under their own power.
#Drydene200 https://t.co/3d4Pfq98jd

https://t.co/c7OhDHlONw: RT @NASCAR_Xfinity: Take a look at the incident involving @jesselittle97, @Josh6williams and @MattJaskol. All drivers were able to walk away under their own power. #Drydene200 https://t.co/3d4Pfq98jd

MG (@MG__Racing)
12:08am PDT - May 16th, 2021

https://t.co/jS5x9JuVwO: RT @NASCAR: “I’m proud of where I’m at.” @CodyShaneWare opens up about his struggles with mental health and his motivation to help others fighting a similar battle. #MentalHealthMonth

MG (@MG__Racing)
12:08am PDT - May 16th, 2021
https://t.co/3Ud008wqNE: We appreciate the time, @MartinTruex_Jr! 

Best of luck starting from the #BuschPole Sunday at the @MonsterMile! https://t.co/g5k90tNRDs

https://t.co/3Ud008wqNE: We appreciate the time, @MartinTruex_Jr! Best of luck starting from the #BuschPole Sunday at the @MonsterMile! https://t.co/g5k90tNRDs

MG (@MG__Racing)
12:08am PDT - May 16th, 2021

Josh Bilicki joined Hendrick so he can cheat without any consequences

NASCAR Bad Takes Bot (@nascar_bad)
12:08am PDT - May 16th, 2021

Being able to get @NASCAR Trackpass is a blessing. Because while Americans watch constant ad breaks I just get no commentary and continued racing. American broadcasters suuuuuuuck for sports. https://t.co/TNPapWITBi

Richard (@Ricker666)
12:07am PDT - May 16th, 2021

if y’all ever need something to watch in the middle of the night just flip to FS1. have already watched a Padres game and a NASCAR race and boutta watch A’s/Twins. so fire.

patrick (@patmody)
12:05am PDT - May 16th, 2021

Josh Berry cashes in at Dover, closes out JRM’s clean sweep of Dash 4 Cash paydays – NASCAR https://t.co/R9jDsDaE5M

humberto maia (@hmr1973)
12:04am PDT - May 16th, 2021

NASCAR Cup race at Dover: How to watch, starting lineup and predictions https://t.co/kKyjjNvGo8

FK Auto Workz | Buy & Sell Cars with Crypto | NFTs (@fkautoworkz)
12:02am PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @CortesSteve: NASCAR at Charlotte with full capacity and no mask requirements. 

Let’s go! https://t.co/0AfoPL6e24

RT @CortesSteve: NASCAR at Charlotte with full capacity and no mask requirements. Let’s go! https://t.co/0AfoPL6e24

Veronica James (@Veronic09155606)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @disclosetv: JUST IN - Israeli Army urges residents #TelAviv to enter and remain in public bomb shelters until further notice

Renew America (@nascar_channel)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NASCARonReddit: Mural on the wall of the Bass Pro Shops in Rancho Cucamonga (near Fontana) (via u/SkyfallCamaro) https://t.co/WC6GhUMDw…

Morgan (@MorganDavii)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @gtokaleb: Help a big harvick fan out here. I’ve only got 70 followers but I think I can get to 100 retweets for some gear. @KevinHarvic

Charles (@CharlesHCWT)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @disclosetv: JUST IN - @AP president "shocked and horrified" about the destruction of the Al-Jalaa tower in #Gaza by the Israeli militar…

Renew America (@nascar_channel)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021
When #NASCAR meets #NHRA. warmups, burnouts and #Supra races! https://t.co/p4O74xFjHo https://t.co/AlcalNINlm

When #NASCAR meets #NHRA. warmups, burnouts and #Supra races! https://t.co/p4O74xFjHo https://t.co/AlcalNINlm

Dolan Toyota (@DolanToyota)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

Derinkuyu - massive ancient multi level underground cities https://t.co/sVkBPMlwXK via @YouTube

sherman osborn (@nascar_oz)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @disclosetv: JUST IN - #Hamas has "deliberately placed its military intelligence assets" in the bombed #Gaza media building, claims spok…

Renew America (@nascar_channel)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @disclosetv: JUST IN - IDF has reportedly given a green light to target all #Hamas operatives at all levels anywhere in the world, both…

Renew America (@nascar_channel)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @ClayTravis: NASCAR’s Charlotte Motor Speedway announces 100% capacity for upcoming race, zero mask requirement. Boom, here we go! https…

Troy Hitchcock (@hitch_t)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

Our #optimizer is locked in for a full slate of #DraftKings and #FanDuel #NBA #MLB #UFC #NASCAR #PGA #DFS https://t.co/UXuvKGwmNt https://t.co/sQAnwFoPIT

Win Daily Sports (@WinDailySports)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @TeamHendrick: Insights are key to unlocking performance. With #STATHUB powered by @microsoft, we're looking at our 2020 Dover data to…

DAY-VID (@marterella_12)
7:49am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @disclosetv: JUST IN - #Wisconsin lawmakers vote to investigate the 2020 presidential election. The audit is expected to be completed by…

Renew America (@nascar_channel)
7:48am PDT - May 15th, 2021

J.J. Yeley doesn't deserve to win

NASCAR Bad Takes Bot (@nascar_bad)
7:48am PDT - May 15th, 2021

The livestream for the first @EuroNASCAR 2 race of the weekend is now live! You can tune in to the race live on the link below! Link: https://t.co/MTTF44OyA4 #EuroNASCAR #NASCAR #NASCARGPESP

World of EuroNASCAR (@worldofnwes)
7:47am PDT - May 15th, 2021

And so the weekend of not being able to go anywhere in town begins. Except for Sunday @ 2 when the major NASCAR race begins. I will never fully understand the draw to watching cars just going in circles. I’d rather watch Le Mans where they do more than turning left all the time

Skjaldmaer (@Skjaldmaer1)
5:08am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NBCBLK: WATCH: Hayden Swank, 19, is from Woodstock, Georgia, and he's racing to become only the second Black driver to enter the NASCAR…

Tony (Silverback King) Morris (@TA_Morris)
5:07am PDT - May 15th, 2021

people driving right beside me at the same speed truly brings out the nascar racer in me

Maybe : Niko (@_fvckniko)
5:07am PDT - May 15th, 2021

As the 66 and 55 is already out before even the race starts, Francesco Sini sadly can't start the race as well due to the damage suffered by the No. 12 @SolarisMsport Camaro in Quali. Day now leads by 0.590 seconds from Hezemans with Ercoli 3rd. #EuroNASCAR #NASCAR #NASCARGPESP

World of EuroNASCAR (@worldofnwes)
5:07am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @jeff_gluck: Charlotte Motor Speedway can operate at full capacity for the Coca-Cola 600 and no masks or social distancing required. #NA

Bill (@Bill64556959)
5:06am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NASCARTalkNBC: #NASCAR: An unexpected twist has put @joshberry on course for his Cup debut Sunday at @MonsterMile. https://t.co/v45LYtj…

Dustin Long (@dustinlong)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NASCARTalkNBC: #NASCAR: Key details for Saturday's Xfinity race at @MonsterMile... https://t.co/RCsnjhgf6z

Dustin Long (@dustinlong)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021

Great start for JV as he moves up to 7th place while @FredGabillon had a terrible start as the French veteran driver drops down to 12th. Day still leads. #EuroNASCAR #NASCAR #NASCARGPESP

World of EuroNASCAR (@worldofnwes)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NASCARTalkNBC: #NASCAR: @CLTMotorSpdwy will open stands to full capacity for its events this month, including Coca-Cola 600 weekend. ht…

Dustin Long (@dustinlong)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @NASCARTalkNBC: #NASCAR: As he prepares to become a father for the second time, @J_Allgaier will try to stay on a roll in the Xfinity Se…

Dustin Long (@dustinlong)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021
#ToyotaCamry 2021 
#Toyota has been working alongside #NASCAR, on the development of the Next Gen vehicles . Toyota, TRD (Toyota #Racing Development, U.S.A.) and Calty Design have worked together to ensure as many body styling #design.
Via @ToyotaRacing @CamryIndia @NASCAR https://t.co/jVZDjD2oy7

#ToyotaCamry 2021 #Toyota has been working alongside #NASCAR, on the development of the Next Gen vehicles . Toyota, TRD (Toyota #Racing Development, U.S.A.) and Calty Design have worked together to ensure as many body styling #design. Via @ToyotaRacing @CamryIndia @NASCAR https://t.co/jVZDjD2oy7

♔Kurt Morris (@morris_kurt)
5:05am PDT - May 15th, 2021

It's a great launch for the champ as @Alon_Day moves to 1st place! Hezemans, Rocca, Ercoli, and Ghirelli is the Top 5 halfway through the first lap. #EuroNASCAR #NASCAR #NASCARGPESP

World of EuroNASCAR (@worldofnwes)
5:04am PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @BlakeKochRacing: If you love @NASCAR .... buy from companies that support drivers and teams rather than their competitor brands.

Eddie Nawrocki (@NawrockiEddie)
5:04am PDT - May 15th, 2021