CONCORD, N.C. (AP) It's been 16 years since Mark Martin won the Coca-Cola 600, and a Ford driver has not been to victory lane for the marquee event since. A Ford driver hasn't hoisted a Cup championship trophy since 2004, either.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Something had to be done to NASCAR's annual All-Star race, which had stopped being special years ago. A bunch of drivers circled around Charlotte Motor Speedway in cars too difficult to pass for the lead, so whoever had the clean air raced to an easy $1 million prize.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A superstar seeking his fourth victory and racing's darling moved on to the next round of the Indianapolis 500. It came at the expense of one of IndyCar's Hollywood crossovers and the only other woman in the field.