NASCAR Will Look At Safety Fences As Two Fans Remain Hospitalized After…

Another weekend of NASCAR racing is underway, but last weekend's crash at Daytona remains on everyone's minds. Today, NASCAR officials said they are examining the placement of gates that separate the grandstands from the track. » 3/02/13 4:46pm 3/02/13 4:46pm

The Fans Injured In Saturday's NASCAR Crash Will Probably File Lawsuits…

As the 30-odd fans injured in Saturday's NASCAR crash at Daytona continue to recover from their injuries, lawsuits are more than likely on the horizon for the track and the sport's governing body.  » 2/27/13 9:44am 2/27/13 9:44am

Seven People Remain Hospitalized After Saturday's NASCAR Crash

A day after Saturday's horrific crash at the Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300, seven people remain hospitalized in stable condition, according to medical officials in Florida. » 2/24/13 10:30pm 2/24/13 10:30pm

When Spectators Pay The Price For The Dangers Of Auto Racing

Danger is one of the most defining aspects of motorsports. It’s been that way since the first “motoring contests” of the late 1800s, and it’s probably going to be true forever. The very fact that it involves huge, metal projectiles being driven around a course at high speeds while people stand around and watch means… » 2/24/13 3:48pm 2/24/13 3:48pm

The 2013 Daytona 500: Open Discussion

In just a few moments we'll see the start of the Daytona 500, the first race of the 2013 Sprint Cup season and one of the biggest events in all of motorsports. While it will likely be overshadowed by yesterday's Nationwide Series crash, it should be a good race, and one that will hopefully be accident-free. » 2/24/13 1:00pm 2/24/13 1:00pm

This Is The Fan-Made Crash Video NASCAR Tried To Pull Off YouTube

Claiming copyright infringement, NASCAR officials attempted to pull this race fan's recording of yesterday's DRIVE4COPD 300 crash off YouTube. They were successful, but not for long. » 2/24/13 9:51am 2/24/13 9:51am

Everything We Know About Saturday's Horrific NASCAR Crash At Daytona

Yesterday's opening NASCAR Nationwide Cup race at the Daytona International Speedway ended with one of the most terrible crashes in recent motorsports history when debris from one of the race cars flew into the stands and injured dozens of fans. Here's everything we know as of this morning.  » 2/24/13 8:57am 2/24/13 8:57am

Mark Martin Is Lucky He's Not Dead After Crash In Michigan Today

Mark Martin is 53 and only races part time these days. Today being one of those days, Martin was leading on lap 64 of the Pure Michigan 400 when things quickly turned south. » 8/19/12 6:03pm 8/19/12 6:03pm

NASCAR "big one" crash wipes out half the field

He may be the hard-partying NASCAR driver everyone's talking about, but today everyone's talking about how Brian Vickers connected with Matt Kenseth, got perpendicular to the field and took out a crapload of cars. » 2/28/11 10:40am 2/28/11 10:40am

Talladega Lights: NASCAR Race Ends In Massive Explosion

The last lap green-white-checkered victory for Brad Keselowski at the Aaron's 312 in Talladega this weekend proved the old NASCAR adage: All's well that ends in a gigantic fireball. » 4/26/10 9:00am 4/26/10 9:00am

Yeeee-Haw! NASCAR Encouraging Higher Speeds, More Crashes!

With stagnating viewership, NASCAR officials are allowing drivers to put the pedal to the metal, relaxing both speed and contact restrictions, especially at high-speed (and capacity) tracks like Daytona and Talledega. Everyone knows what that means — more crashes! Yeeee-Haaaaw! » 1/22/10 12:30pm 1/22/10 12:30pm

Anatomy Of A NASCAR Mega-Crash

With just one lap to go in the Coke Zero 400 leader Kyle Busch crashes trying to block Tony Stewart in the final turn as cars fly across the finish line. A blow-by-blow CSI-style analysis of the carnage below. » 9/22/09 12:00pm 9/22/09 12:00pm

NASCAR Mexico Driver Carlos Pardo Dies In Brutal Crash

During a NASCAR Mexico race in Puebla, driver Carlos Pardo's car hit the barrier at 120 MPH after being nudged by a competitor. Pardo died 45 minute later after being airlifted to a local hospital. » 6/16/09 1:00pm 6/16/09 1:00pm

Michael McDowell NASCAR Crash Proves Pine Tree Air Fresheners Are Lucky

Michael McDowell, a 23 year old rookie with Michael Waltrip Racing proved once again the main reason for watching NASCAR is the crashes. McDowell slid into the wall at the Texas Motor Speedway last Friday during qualifying laps for the Samsung 500 and proceeded to roll down the track, by our count, eight times.… » 4/07/08 11:20am 4/07/08 11:20am