Stories by Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 18, 2016

Fryer: Drivers should follow Junior's example of putting health first

It's a testament to NASCAR that Dale Earnhardt Jr. felt strong enough last week to take himself out of his car because he couldn't shake symptoms that could be concussion-related.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Track at Eldora sets up well for Abreu in truck race

Racing at Eldora Speedway next week should be Rico Abreu's best shot at winning his first career national NASCAR race and earning a spot in the Truck Series' playoffs.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 11, 2016

Fryer: Junior among drivers on Chase bubble

With eight races remaining to complete the 16-driver field, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ranks third among drivers who have yet to secure a win this season but are ranked high enough to make the Chase. It's ...
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Penske comes to defense of Keselowski, Logano

Instead of basking in the triumph at Daytona, Roger Penske was borderline angry in his impassioned defense of drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Keselowski finally wins at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Brad Keselowski has finally won at Daytona International Speedway, a track that had eluded him despite strong success in restrictor plate races.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, July 1, 2016

Biffle, Ford shine at Daytona qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Ford found some extra power at one of NASCAR's fastest tracks - enough to put Greg Biffle on the pole for the first time in almost four years.
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
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