Defending world rally champion Sebastien Ogier moved into the lead at the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally on Saturday after Belgian driver Thierry Neuville sustained a puncture on the day's last stage and went out of contention.
Rick Hendrick, who will be inducted in to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday in Charlotte, grew up on a tobacco farm near Palmer Springs, Va., near the N.C. border – and he hated it. That led him to use his business sense to change his path.
Benny Parsons made it to the NASCAR Hall of Fame because of his victories on the track and his work as a broadcaster after he retired. He is there also because of one other factor - the kindness of his competitors.
Benny Parsons, one of five 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees, needed only to finish the 1973 season finale American 500 at N.C. Motor Speedway to win NASCAR’s coveted Winston Cup championship in something of an upset. But for the help of other teams, it would never have happened.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.talks about hoping to return to racing after concussion. Earnhardt spoke to reporters at a press conference at Darlington after the announcement that he would stay out for the rest of the season.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. out for rest of racing season
Black Hawks over the Coca-Cola 600
Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives race car on North Carolina city streets
UNC's Roy Williams: 'We’ve got to be sharper defensively'