Posts Tagged ‘racing’


Jack Roush at the controls of one of his aircraft - Credit Bob Margolis/Yahoo Sports

On Tuesday, NASCAR Sprint Cup team owner Jack Roush was seriously injured in a plane crash while attempting to land his aircraft on a runway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Witnesses to the crash said it appeared that the engines had stalled shortly before reaching the ground and sending the airplane into a cartwheel, then breaking a wing and the tail-section off.  As of last report, Roush was in serious but stable condition at a local hospital. (more…)

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Credit: Tim Vizer / Associated Press

Take forty three competitive race car drivers, put them all in their own car, mix in hot temperatures, add a dash of heated tempers and what do you get? Quite possibly the making of some of the best on-track rivalries in NASCAR racing history. And if you watched Saturday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race, you no doubt witnessed one of the hottest rivalries in racing today; Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski. (more…)