Auto Racing

Beach struggling with switch to Super Late Model division

Greg Beach can drive. That is well established. Right now he is having a devil of a time in his foray into Lernerville Speedway's ...

Shingledecker surges to V-8 victory at Lernerville

A nearly two-hour rain delay put a damper on racing but didn't stop the show Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. Jeremiah Shingledecker bested the field in ...

Veteran driver Garvin switches from Late Models to Sprint Car

John Garvin Jr. needed a change of scenery. After almost a decade in a Late Model, Garvin, 34, of Sarver is in a Sprint Car. And ...

Bradford's Zimbardi wires field in Lernerville Sprint Car opener

Perfect weather Friday night helped Lernerville Speedway usher in the 2016 racing season. Bradford's Jared Zimbardi kicked things off with an impressive Sprint Car victory, his ...

Lernerville fine-tunes schedule, amenities as 49th season commences

Lernerville Speedway has taken a step back to its past as it prepares for tonight's opening of the 49th season of racing. Last May, the Tomson ...

Film crew to put Lernerville Speedway in spotlight for opening weekend

There will be more sizzle Friday night when Lernerville Speedway opens its 49th season. A crew from Foundation Content Studio in Los Angeles will be on ...

Local racing legend Lynch retiring

Western Pennsylvania's top Sprint Car driver is hitting the brakes. After 30-plus seasons, Ed Lynch Jr. — "The Apollo Rocket" — is retiring. "I'm retired from ...

Daytona 500 showing validates Toyota after bumpy road

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A decade ago, Toyota was the upstart manufacturer trying to find some semblance of traction in stock car racing. It encountered one ...

Hamlin uses daring move for 1st Daytona 500 victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Denny Hamlin tucked in behind a string of Toyotas, including Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch, and made ...

Daytona 500 notebook: Early wreck spoils Elliott's chances

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Chase Elliott became the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500 pole. But his inexperience proved costly as he withdrew from ...

Starting at Daytona 500, young drivers poised to give the elite a run for their money

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Five years before Chase Elliott captured the pole for the 58th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International ...

Defending Daytona 500 champion Logano out for respect

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — There's a chip the size of a bowling ball atop the shoulder of defending Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano. Logano is fueled ...

Daytona notebook: Earnhardt Jr. not interested in making friends

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is NASCAR's most popular driver. But he admits he's not looking for friends Sunday, including Hendrick Motorsports ...

Kyle Busch transforms driving style amid maturity

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch pulled up a seat inside the media center, then introduced himself after winning the nightcap of the twin ...

Daytona 500 notebook: Level Green's Benning fails to qualify for Trucks Series race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Penn Township resident Norm Benning knew he had an uphill climb trying to qualify for the Camping World Truck Series season ...

On 15th anniversary of father's death, Junior wins at Duel at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr., a two-time winner of the Daytona 500, won his fifth Can-Am Duel race Thursday night, giving him the ...