Stories by Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Busch's crew chief has been steadying force

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There was little doubt that Kyle Busch and crew chief Adam Stevens could be successful together.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 27, 2015

Lackluster race shows NASCAR rules still need work

INDIANAPOLIS - Run, don't walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the race is dissected.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 20, 2015

Heavy rains and sprint car race give Eldora tight turnaround

ROSSBURG, Ohio - As the sun came up over Eldora Speedway, track general manager Roger Slack carefully debated a contract with the head of the World Racing Group.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 13, 2015

Fryer: NASCAR finally seems willing to embrace change

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - What a different NASCAR we have now.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, July 6, 2015

Earnhardt wins big wreck finish

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 29, 2015

IndyCar needs to strike balance

Finding a balance between daredevil racing and over-the-top danger is a challenge IndyCar must unravel.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Kyle Busch wins at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory - a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Allmendinger is on the pole in Sonoma

SONOMA, Cali - A.J. Allmendinger earned the top starting spot for the NASCAR race at Sonoma Raceway during Saturday's knockout qualifying with a lap 96.310 mph around the 10-turn, 1.99-mile course.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fryer: Gordon emotional in return to his first track

RIO LINDA, Calif. - Controlling his emotions has never been easy for Jeff Gordon, who openly wept during milestone moments early in his career.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 15, 2015

American racers still have a shot outside Nascar

Jordan Taylor, 24, teamed with Tommy Milner and Oliver Gavin to win the GTE Pro class in the Le Mans, most prestigious sports car event in the world. 
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 8, 2015

Truex's Pocono win gratifying

It's never come easy for Martin Truex Jr., a journeyman driver who has never found the success he hoped to have at NASCAR's highest level.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, June 1, 2015

NASCAR driver's council was long overdue

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It started last fall as a text message chain that included roughly 20 of NASCAR's top drivers. The purpose was for the drivers to hash out where the current rules package was headed.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 25, 2015

Montoya gives struggling series the Indy 500 it needed

On a gray and blustery Monday morning, Juan Pablo Montoya spent more than two hours on the Yard of Bricks taking the customary Indianapolis 500 winner photos. 
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS - Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable - even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.
By Jenna Fryer

Montoya wins Indy

With the same confidence he showed 15 years ago when he routed the field, Juan Pablo Montoya sliced his way through the field and won his second Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 22, 2015

Top teams rule final Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS - Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indiana­polis 500 up front - exactly where he doesn't want to be for most of Sunday's race.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 18, 2015

IndyCar has a mess on its hands

IndyCar had a crisis looming well before James Hinchcliffe was injured in another fiery accident during preparations for the most esteemed race in motorsports.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Denny Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR's annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was ...
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hamlin wins All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin has given Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 15, 2015

Biffle, Bowyer, Patrick complete All-Star field

CONCORD, N.C. - Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star event, and Danica Patrick won the fan vote to complete the field for Saturday night's race.
By Jenna Fryer
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