Stories by Jenna Fryer

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Earnhardt pins Daytona hopes to new car

When his beloved Chevrolet Amelia failed Dale Earnhardt Jr. again at Talladega, he knew it was time to let her go.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 27, 2016

Fryer: 'Smoke' regains competitive fire

Tony Stewart's win on Sunday at Sonoma proved he's still got something left for this final ride, and hopefully he will enjoy it and give the fans something to cheer.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Stewart ends drought at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Tony Stewart snapped an 84-race losing streak that dated to 2013 with a popular victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

Alexander Rossi has given the Andretti family a coveted win in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. The American driver is a rookie in IndyCar and not widely known because most of his career ...
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Foyd, Andretti picked as the Indy 500's greatest rivals

The clear winner was A.J. Foyt versus Mario Andretti when 27 living Indianapolis 500 champison were asked about the greatest rivals in the history of the race.
By Jenna Fryer

Indianapolis 500 is sport's great survivor

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 22, 2016

NASCAR got it what its wanted: a memorable All-Star Race

NASCAR had its most memorable All-Star Race in at least a decade despite the chaos and confusion that left drivers annoyed after the event. The new format backfired because of an unforeseen issue ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 16, 2016

Fryer: Larson races clean at expense of his first Sprint Cup win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It might be hard to believe that the ending of a low-level race three years ago had such a profound effect on Kyle Larson that it might have cost him his first Sprint Cup victory.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 9, 2016

Fryer: NASCAR needs to stand up against North Carolina law

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Pat McCrory likes to spin a tale meant to illustrate his love for high octane and burned rubber.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 2, 2016

Talladega's wreck-filled race came at an expensive price

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Brad Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brad Keselowski won a demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway, where multiple wrecks caused two cars to go airborne and led to millions of dollars in damage to race teams.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, April 29, 2016

Lug nuts, $35,000 fine still the talk around Tony Stewart

TALLADEGA, Ala. - It's been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him the first eight races of the season.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, April 22, 2016

Dixon moves on from IndyCar no-call

Scott Dixon has moved past the IndyCar no-call at Long Beach that he contends cost him a victory, though he still believes the situation can lead to changes in the series' penalty system.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, April 11, 2016

NASCAR clouding its image with politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There are Democrats who enjoy NASCAR. Jews and atheists and women, too.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, April 4, 2016

Fryer: Martinsville gives new stars chance to shine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been all the usual suspects in Victory Lane through the first six NASCAR races this season.
By Jenna Fryer

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Fryer: NASCAR needs to let the drama unfold

The racing over the first five events of the season has been better, but it doesn't translate into a buzz capable of carrying NASCAR into mainstream conversation every week. What does? The drama.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Trump endorsements bring backlash to NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When Brian France endorsed Donald Trump for president, the chairman and chief executive of NASCAR thought of it as nothing more than a "routine endorsement." He's been dealing ...
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

SHR's pending move could create tension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A late caution at Atlanta Motor Speed­way gave Kevin Harvick one futile, final chance to beat Jimmie Johnson.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Stewart-Haas Racing switching to Ford in 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In a bid to strengthen its NASCAR roster, Ford pulled off a surprising coup Wednesday by snagging Stewart-Haas Racing away from Chevrolet.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Hamlin felt for teammate Kenseth after snatching Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin empathized with Matt Kenseth after snatching the Daytona 500 victory away from his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate. 
By Jenna Fryer
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