They say what goes around comes around on the track. But not even NASCAR driver Kyle Busch expected things to come around quite this quickly.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Dallas Glenn (Pro Stock) raced to victories Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ron Capps last year became the first Funny Car back-to-back champion since 2002. The Four-Wide Nationals will conclude Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Matt Hagan posted the third-fastest pass (3.936 seconds, 327.82 mph) in Friday’s provisional qualifying for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Las Vegan Bryce Harper, a two-time National League MVP, was the grand marshal Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and hinted at perhaps owning a race team when he retires.
William Byron led a race-high 176 of 271 laps to lead a 1-2-3 parade of Hendrick Motorsports drivers across the finish line in the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Austin Hill drove past rookie Chandler Smith as the two took the white flag and held on to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at blustery Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway often helps foretell how the 10-month grind for the NASCAR Cup Series championship will play out.
Native Las Vegan Kyle Busch recaptured the lead at the halfway juncture and cruised to another Truck Series victory Friday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
People who had questioned his move to Richard Childress Racing were saying nice things after Kyle Busch steered his No. 8 Chevrolet into victory lane in Fontana.
Friday’s Truck Series race at LVMS marks the debut of Jamie Little as a full time play-by-play broadcaster, a first for a woman in one of NASCAR’s major touring series.
Riley Herbst is the only driver to finish in the top 10 in his rookie race in each of NASCAR’s five current disciplines, including this year’s Daytona 500.
Maury Gallagher in August announced that fellow Las Vegan Noah Gragson would replace Ty Dillon behind the wheel of his No. 42 Chevrolet beginning with the 2023 season.
In 35 years, the Review-Journal sports columnist has seen and heard it all. As he retires, he recounts some of his most memorable encounters and stories.