Stories 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

Monday, May 11, 2015

Nascar's All-Star race needs revving up

The lore of NASCAR's annual All-Star race has been building since 1987, when Dale Earnhardt's "pass in the grass" gave him the victory, but the race has been ho-hum for the last 10 years.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Johnson denies he let Earnhardt Jr. win

Jimmie Johnson says it's "ridiculous" to think he allowed Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win at Talladega on Sunday.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, May 4, 2015

Column: Earnhardt back in victory lane and happier than ever

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - There was a nearly five-year period for Dale Earnhardt Jr. when being a famous race car driver wasn't all glitz and glamour.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family.
By Jenna Fryer

Friday, May 1, 2015

Harvick would like to see shakeup in schedule

TALLADEGA, Ala. - If Kevin Harvick ran NASCAR, he has ideas on how to move the sport forward.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, April 27, 2015

Busch's victory shows attempt to change as a person

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kurt Busch's win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving ability.
By Jenna Fryer

Monday, April 20, 2015

Changes give injured, ill drivers more flexibility

There was a time when skipping a race because of illness or injury was not considered, but changes to the championship format have given drivers flexibility.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Rain delays Matt Kenseth's trip to Victory Lane

BRISTOL, Tenn. - After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to Victory Lane.
By Jenna Fryer

Keselowski spins into teammate Logano

The wreck happened just as it rained again, and NASCAR stopped the race to wait out the shower. Keselowski was not sure if he could blame rain or a wet track for the spin.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Kenseth still going strong at age 43

Matt Kenseth, 43, has no plans to get out of the race car anytime soon and hopes his pole-winning run at Bristol Motor Speedway will lead to the end of a 51-race winless streak.
By Jenna Fryer

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kyle Busch uncertain on his return

Kyle Busch walked the frame-by-frame through a video of the crash on Feb. 21 that broke his left foot and right leg.
By Jenna Fryer

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Larson explains missing last week's race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kyle Larson said dehydration was to blame for him fainting during an autograph session - an episode that forced him to miss the race at Martinsville Speedway.
By Jenna Fryer
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