Alabama junior second baseman Kyle Overstreet, of Boaz, has reached base safely in his last 15 contests dating back to the March 3 game vs. Aubu...Read the article
The Marshall County city schools softball tournament, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday in Boaz, was canceled due to inclement weather.Read the article
Denny Hamlin held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski to pick up the win in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, his fifth career triumph ...Read the article
ATTALLA — The Albertville varsity baseball team split a doubleheader against Westbrook Christian and Etowah on Saturday.Read the article
BASS, the world’s largest fishing organization, will host the Diet Mountain Dew Bassmaster Elite at Lake Guntersville from April 9-12, the secon...Read the article
Kevin Harvick has been THE story for weeks now in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, posting his eighth consecutive top-two finish with a runner-up s...Read the article
The Marshall County Auburn Club’s 2015 annual meeting will be April 28 at Gunter’s Landing.Read the article
Citizens Bank and Trust will present a four-man scramble golf tournament benefitting the Northeast Alabama Fellowship of Christian Athletes on A...Read the article
GUNTERSVILLE — Jay Kendrick, of Grant, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 31 pounds, 5 ounces on March 21 to win the Rayovac FLW Series Southeas...Read the article
Denny Hamlin held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski to pick up the win in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, his fifth career triumph at the .526-mile Virginia venue.
Following a 31st-place finish in the Eliminator Round opener at Martinsville, it looked like series wins leader Brad Keselowski had to visit Victory Lane at Texas or Phoenix to advance to the series championship.
Non-Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his first victory at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Sunday in the initial race of the Eliminator Round for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, beating runner-up and teammate Jeff Gordon.
TALLADEGA — Brad Keselowski pulled off NASCAR’s version of the Hail Mary pass, the walk-off homer and the 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Jimmie Johnson (six) and Brad Keselowski (one) have accounted for seven of the last eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships.
Brad Keselowski made a statement and got the initial advantage in NASCAR’s revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup by winning the opening race of the 10-race playoff Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Joey Logano won Bristol Motor Speedway’s night race Saturday, scoring his third NASCAR Sprint Cup win this season.
AJ Allmendinger, in a fierce battle with Marcos Ambrose, captured his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Watkins Glen’s Cheese-It 355 on Sunday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s win on Sunday at Pocono Raceway catapulted him to the top of the Chase Grid Outlook, and if the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup began today, he’d start as the No. 1 seed, which would be a first for the 11-time most popular driver.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the broom to Pocono Raceway and became the first driver to sweep at the track since Denny Hamlin in 2006, winning Sunday’s GoBowling.com 400.
Jeff Gordon powered past race leader and teammate Kasey Kahne coming out of the final restart Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, driving off to his second win of the season and a record fifth victory at the famed “Brickyard.”
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For more than three decades, NASCAR and Turner Sports have partnered to tell the stories of stock car racing – longer than many of the drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have been alive.
It’s been a nice run. And for the likes of Matt Kenseth and Brian Vickers and Kasey Kahne and a bunch of others, extending the “unique winners” streak at New Hampshire was a blast … at the time.
Fort Payne – The “Hustler” Riley Hickman of Cleveland, Tennessee hunkered down at Fort Payne Motor Speedway Saturday night putting the winning pass on early race leader Robert Gant on lap 14 of the seventh annual Fire Cracker 50 to earn the night’s $3,000 payday. Gant of Pisgah, set fast time of the event, 14:368, earning the pole position for the Complete Cash Title Pawn sponsored event. Fourth starting Hickman took a bit to get going as early race cautions mired the field that saw 2013 FPMS Track Champion Lucas Burns of Sand Valley start in the second position. Hickman applied pressure using the very bottom of the race track as Gant hubbed the middle blackened groove. Contact early in the event between Gant, Burns and Jeff Smith of Villanow, Georgia, possible set a tire down on Gant whom dropped from competition passed the halfway point. Smith tried to stay with Hickman but the unlettered No. R1 “Hickman Manufacturing, American Billett, Austin Trucking, RH Designs, Competition Racing Equipment, A-1 Towing, MRC” sponsored CVR / Vic Hill powered machine was too stout. Flintstone, Georgia’s Gar Dickson came from his ninth starting position to third behind Smith, who had early picked up the night’s $1,500 to-WIN / 30 Lap” Tires R’ Us” Crate LM feature victory. Racer Jeff Fields of Aragon, Georgia was involved in an early incident with DJ Hayes in turn four with reports that the driver sustained a broken arm or wrist. A four-wide salute honored America during the parade lap prior to the start of the 50 lap feature event.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The rain and the wrecks kept on coming at Daytona International Speedway in Sunday’s 56th running of the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola.
Two-time Talladega winner Brad Keselowski cut through the competition with ease Saturday night in a dominating performance in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, adding his name to the list of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers with multiple wins in 2014.
Carl Edwards snatched the lead from Marcos Ambrose and kept his Roush Fenway Racing Ford in front over the final 26 laps of Sunday’s Toyota-Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway to post his second victory of the season.
Jimmie Johnson’s career-long pursuit of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Michigan International Speedway ended in Gatorade Victory Lane on Sunday afternoon in the Quicken Loans 400.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. began the second half of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season the same way he started the season — with a trip to Victory Lane.
Having gone from a winless driver to a winner of two races in a row, Jimmie Johnson no longer looks like a struggling reigning series champion. Suddenly, he looks completely capable of winning a record-tying seventh title.
Jimmie Johnson went 11 races before winning in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but now he’s got back-to-back victories after his triumph in the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on Sunday.
CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson wasn’t worried — really.
While perhaps not as inherently unpredictable as a restrictor-plate race, the Coca-Cola 600 nonetheless has a legitimate wild-card reputation.
NASCAR announced Wednesday the inductees who will comprise the 2015 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Jeff Gordon has added his name to the list of 2014 Sprint Cup Series’ winners with a late charge to victory Saturday night at Kansas Speedway in the Five-Hour Energy 400.
Last season never seemed so far away for Denny Hamlin.
As NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ drivers keep winning and virtually assuring themselves spots in the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a number of other drivers remain winless.
TALLADEGA — Less than a week after turning 39 years old, Elliott Sadler gave himself a long-awaited birthday present by winning at Talladega Superspeedway for the first time in his career.
TALLADEGA — A year ago, Denny Hamlin did not feel healthy enough to finish the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. On Sunday, Hamlin couldn’t have felt better.
Talladega Superspeedway and unpredictability have been joined at the high-banked hip not long after the place opened the gates for its very first NASCAR Sprint Cup race in September 1969.
TALLADEGA — The Alabama Gang and Talladega Superspeedway have always been linked together. Now, it’s official.
Joey Logano became the second driver to win multiple races in 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a triumph at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night, guaranteeing him a spot in the Chase for the Championship.
FYFFE — A large crowd enjoyed the season opener Saturday night at the Fort Payne Motor Speedway, located on DeKalb County Road 72.
DARLINGTON, S.C. —Kevin Harvick became the first repeat winner of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season on Saturday night in the Bojangles’ Southern 500, storming past race leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. following the final restart and driving on to victory at Darlington Raceway.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Joey Logano’s “Final Four” at Texas Motor Speedway had nothing to do with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship set for Monday night in nearby Arlington.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as “The Outlaw” committed highway robbery.
Kyle Busch was Sunday’s winner in the fifth race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, holding off the field during an “overtime” restart in the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Carl Edwards seemed to be cruising to victory in the final laps of Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
LAS VEGAS — Unfortunately for Dale Earnhardt Jr., crew chief Steve Letarte’s words proved prophetic.
AVONDALE, Ariz.— In a race that began with an air of inevitability as thick as the storm clouds that pelted Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday night, Kevin Harvick survived a succession of late restarts to win Sunday’s The Profit on CNBC 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a race that started in broad daylight and ended 42 minutes before midnight, and with a swatch of tape covering part of his grille, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-interrupted 56th running of the Daytona 500 Sunday night at Daytona International Speedway.