Craig Murto: Racing in the rain
August 17, 2016
The NASCAR Xfinity Series race last weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was aptly called the “Mid-Ohio Challenge,” and it was a challenge even for the most experienced racers once the rain started to fall.
Craig Murto: Clausen death reminds us of dangers
August 10, 2016
With all the advancement in driver and track safety, it’s sometimes easy to forget that motorsports are dangerous.
Craig Murto: Why the empty grandstands?
July 28, 2016
Kyle Busch put on a clinic at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win the Brickyard 400 from the pole last Sunday. But was anybody there to see it?
Craig Murto: The upset of the week
July 18, 2016
Racing champions compete at Motor Mile Speedway in Radford, Va.
Craig Murto: Everybody can win
July 13, 2016
The best situations in life are those in which everybody wins.
Craig Murto: Verstappen youngest F1 winner
May 18, 2016
Max Verstappen is now the youngest driver to win a Formula One (F1) after his surprising win in last weekís Spanish Grand Prix.
Craig Murto: Pena wins at Dominion
May 11, 2016
Sergio Pena proved that he can still race a Late Model when he scored his first victory of the year in the 100-lap NASCAR Late Model Stock Car feature last Saturday at Dominion Raceway.
Craig Murto: Richmond NASCAR weekend had everything
April 27, 2016
Last weekend’s NASCAR weekend in Richmond had everything that race fans could possibly want.
Craig Murto: DiBenedetto the star of Bristol
April 20, 2016
Carl Edwards may have won the NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Bristol Motor Speedway, but it was Matt DiBenedetto who emerged as the true star.
Craig Murto: Cold closes local tracks
April 13, 2016
The cold weather and forecasts for high winds and snow flurries closed many local racetracks last weekend, and postponed the grand opening of Dominion Raceway in Thornburg until this Saturday.
Dominion Raceway postpones season opener
April 7, 2016
Dominion Raceway has announced that is postponing its season opening night, originally scheduled for Saturday, to April 16.
Craig Murto: Barnes big winner at Daytona
March 14, 2016
Florida Supersport rider Michael Barnes won the 75thrunning of the Daytona 200, the first Daytona victory for the 47-year-old racing veteran.
Craig Murto: The racing industry 2016 forecast
March 2, 2016
The annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis every December bustles with activity.
Craig Murto: Will fans accept NASCAR changes?
January 27, 2016
Hopefully you and your family dug out of the blizzard of 2016 OK; race fans are still trying to dig out from under all of the changes announced by NASCAR this year.
Craig Murto: Abreu wins, Stewart confronts fan
January 20, 2016
Rico Abreu won his second straight Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at Tulsa, Oklahoma, grabbing the lead and the win Saturday night from Bryan Clauson in the final 10 laps of the 30th annual running of the event.
Craig Murto: How much security do we need?
January 6, 2016
Following the 9-11 attacks, security was beefed up everywhere, including at major sporting events.
Craig Murto: Racing important to manufacturers
December 30, 2015
Motorsports are important to manufacturers, who often rely on motorsports involvement to provide a platform for their marketing.
Craig Murto: Judy Allison was special
December 24, 2015
Judy Allison unexpectedly died last week at the age of 74 in North Carolina, due to complications from surgery.
Craig Murto: Remembering Ron Bouchard
December 16, 2015
We lost a true racer last week when Ron Bouchard died of cancer at the age of 67.
Craig Murto: Snowball Derby creates champions
December 3, 2015
The majority of major racing series have finished for 2015, but racing is far from over.