April 4 in NASCAR history: Rusty Wallace honors Alan Kulwicki after Bristol win

“It’s almost tearful, I tell you I wanted to win this race so bad,” Wallace told ESPN. “I was so mad when Alan got killed there. … When I took that thing, I looped that baby around, I did the Alan Kulwicki Victory Lap and I was so prideful.”

NASCAR Cup Championship picks, predictions 2020: Legendary expert fading Kyle Busch, backing Jimmie Johnson

The 2020 NASCAR Cup season is on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the battle for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Championship has begun. Some drivers like Denny Hamlin, who won the Daytona 500, have started strong, while others have surged recently. Kevin Harvick, the 2014 Cup Series champion, is the favorite to win the […]

April 4 in Motorsports History: Indy cars race at Daytona Beach

France and USAC officials (the sanctioning body for Indy racing at the time) met in 1958 and agreed upon having Daytona play host to two USAC Champ Car events in 1959; a 300-mile race on the Fourth of July and a 100-mile race to open the USAC season on April 4.

Musk promises Tesla truck and compact SUV

All Tesla models will eventually be fully autonomous and that will revolutionize the way we move, according to Musk. The first step will be making the tech resistant to failure by building multiple backups into the system. However, the CEO argues that the current state of Autopilot is already safer than a human driver. Someday, “you […]

eNASCAR odds, predictions: iRacing Pro Invitational Series at Bristol picks from model that nailed Daytona 500

Then last week at virtual Texas Motor Speedway, Smithley finished third although he never led a lap. The 28-year-old has never finished better than 28th in 20 career starts on the NASCAR Cup Series, and even though iRacing levels the playing field for Smithley against stars like Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney, he is still […]

Trump talks with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus

The PGA Tour’s next start is still scheduled for May 21-24, at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. After that would be stops in Ohio, Michigan, Canada and then the U.S. Open — scheduled to be played at Winged Foot — extremely close to the virus hotspot of New Rochelle, New York. The LPGA Tour just […]

Trump Says ‘There Will Be a Lot of Death, Unfortunately’ in Coming Week Amid Pandemic

Attacking the virus Trump had said last Sunday the peak for death rates is likely to hit in two weeks when he officially extended social distancing through the end of April. Now he is looking at the hard-hit areas from the coronavirus, and how the country can move forward in attacking COVID-19.

Trump discusses coronavirus with US pro sports leaders

The NBA was the first of the major U.S. sports leagues to shut down on March 11, doing so after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Other leagues quickly followed, and hundreds of games have already been lost. The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled along with virtually […]