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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Nascar

All time
# demand
Trump calls on Nascar driver Wallace to apologise for noose protests
Fellow drivers staged a demonstration against bigotry after the incident but the FBI did not find evidence of a hate crime.
# blm
Nascar drivers unite in show of solidarity for Bubba Wallace
A noose was found in the driver’s garage.
# bubba wallace
FBI investigating following discovery of noose in black Nascar driver’s garage
The governor of Alabama condemned the act against Nascar’s only black full-time driver.
# TAKING ACTION
NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events
They said ‘runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment’.
# Motorsport
Fernando Alonso steps up Indy 500 preparation after maiden Daytona 24-hour victory
The Spaniard is the third Formula One champion to win the prestigious race in Florida.
# Tainted Love
NASCAR driver says his ex-girlfriend is a hired killer
Kurt Busch testified that Patricia Driscoll once left his company wearing camouflage clothing and returned wearing a bloodstained dress.
# Ready To Rumble
VIDEO: Rival drivers brawled at a NASCAR race in North Carolina last night
Matt Kenseth chased down Brad Keselowski in retaliation for something that happened on-track.
# The tooth hurts
Girl gets wisdom teeth removed, thinks she's a Nascar driver
She won the World Series, OK?
# Operation Nascar
Seven arrested over motor insurance injury claims fraud
One man has since been released but the remaining four women and two men are being held at garda stations in the Midlands and Cork.
# Burn
This is the most awkward TV moment you'll see today
50 Cent trying to kiss a TV reporter; failing.
# Catch up
Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend
Beering with NASCAR champions, a Romanian stadium is engulfed by smoke and Arsenal fans spot Santi Cazorla at the traffic lights.
# Twitter
Twitter unveils latest revenue effort - promoted hashtags - in first TV ads
The NASCAR partnership is the first step in Twitter’s latest bid to make money from its service.
# Twittersphere
Daytona 500: Racer tweets from the driver's seat after crash
Nascar just got interesting.
# Nascar
Daytona delay frustrates fans
Unpredictable weather and a rain-soaked Daytona International Speedway conspired to put Danica Patrick’s Sprint Cup debut on hold.
# Irony
NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding
Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.
# Cash Money
Who are the world's highest-paid female athletes?
Forbes magazine has put together its annual ranking of sport’s top female earners. Use our nifty slideshow to get up to speed with the high rollers.
# Model Cars
This former bikini model is set to make her NASCAR debut
Maryeve Dufault has appeared on The Price is Right and is a former Miss Hawaiian Tropic.
# Praise the Lord!
It doesn't get more NASCAR than this
If you ever wanted to understand NASCAR, to get a full-on, undiluted dose of what it is that makes the sport tick, you need to see Pastor Joe Nelms’ pre-race prayer. Amen.
# Out of Gas
You filled the tank right? Nascar star Earnhardt runs out of petrol
WATCH: Dale Earnhardt Jr was out front on the final lap for the first time in 105 races, and the only thing standing in the way of a victory was the gas, or lack of it, in his tank.
LIVE
This is what the closest finish in Nascar history looked like
Here’s that Talladega Superspeedway result you were asking about.
# hold the back page
The Sunday Papers: the week's best sportswriting
Here’s some of the pieces from newspapers, magazines and online that we bookmarked this week. You don’t even have to get your hands inky.