Craig Murto: Pena grabs K&N win in Virginia
September 2, 2015
Sometimes racers skillfully do what they must to win. Sometimes racers are lucky. Sometimes racers are in the right place at the right time. Sergio Pena was skillful, lucky, and in the right place at the right time when he won the Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Virginia International Raceway.
Craig Murto: Why do racers race, fans buy tickets?
August 26, 2015
The motorsports world is still stunned by the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.
Craig Murto: NASCAR loses a gentle giant
August 10, 2015
Buddy Baker died early Monday morning of lung cancer at the age of 74.
Craig Murto: Young racer making history
August 5, 2015
History is being made at Shenandoah Speedway, and this Saturday is a good night to see it for yourself.
Craig Murto: Should Kyle Busch make the chase?
July 29, 2015
With his win in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch has won three consecutive Sprint Cup races, four of the last five, and is only 23 points away from cracking the top 30.
Craig Murto: NASCAR plays with the rules
July 22, 2015
NASCAR is playing with the rules in its Sprint Cup division, hoping to put the best product on the racetrack.
Craig Murto: Garvey makes mark on track
July 15, 2015
Mike Garvey took a break from working on Brayton Haws’ car prior to the Snowflake 100 last December at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla.
Craig Murto: Daytona facing safety issues
July 8, 2015
The last-lap crash in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona that sent Austin Dillon’s Sprint Cup car flying into the catch fence raises new concerns for safety.
Craig Murto: IndyCar’s last good race?
July 1, 2015
The MavTV 500 IndyCar race at California’s Auto Club Speedway in Fontana may have been the most exciting IndyCar race in at least five years.
Craig Murto: Activate your local sponsors
June 24, 2015
I always hear local racers talk about how tough it is to get sponsors. And I hear local sponsors talk about how tough it is to get anything out of the sponsorship.
Craig Murto: Milner captures win at Le Mans
June 17, 2015
Tommy Milner, the Corvette factory driver who races worldwide and lives in Leesburg, just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the second time in his career.
Craig Murto: Longshot Truex Jr. scores big win
June 10, 2015
Martin Truex Jr. gave Furniture Row Racing its second NASCAR Sprint Cup win when he crossed the line first at Pocono last weekend, and it may be the start of something big for Truex and the team.
Craig Murto: Flat track action returns
June 3, 2015
There was plenty of exciting racing last weekend, both locally and nationally, but the best is just around the corner.
Craig Murto: Biggest race day proved a thrill
May 27, 2015
The biggest day in motorsports worldwide certainly didn’t disappoint.
Craig Murto: Weekend huge for racing
May 20, 2015
The Memorial Day weekend is here, and it is the biggest race weekend of the year.
Craig Murto: Rain, racing are bad combo
May 13, 2015
Rain and racing rarely mix.
Craig Murto: Patrick needs to perform on track
May 6, 2015
Danica Patrick needs a sponsor.
Craig Murto: Busch finds redemption with win
April 29, 2015
Kurt Busch has had an eventful year.
Craig Murto: Satterlee dominates Hagerstown
April 22, 2015
Gregg Satterlee dominated the “Salute to a Champion, Rodney Franklin” race at Hagerstown (Maryland) Speedway on Saturday night.
Craig Murto: Sprints provide affordable racing
April 15, 2015
Many people want to get into racing, but have a hard time discovering an affordable series in which to participate.