Nascar

After Trump endorsement, NASCAR leader faces the fallout

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- When Brian France endorsed Donald Trump for president, the chairman and chief executive of NASCAR thought of it as nothing more than a "routine endorsement."

He's been dealing with the fallout ever since.

Hamlin uses daring move to give Joe Gibbs a Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- When he was in second grade, Denny Hamlin wrote a letter to himself wishing for a Daytona 500 victory.

His childlike cursive stated he wanted to win the race in 1998. Hamlin had to wait considerably longer, just not as long as team owner Joe Gibbs.

Junior hoping to drive 'Amelia' back to victory lane

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Her name is Amelia, and boy, can she fly.

She'll be forever treasured by Dale Earnhardt Jr., even though he wants nothing more than to give her away Sunday.