Craig Murto: Johnson is best of this era


November 24, 2016

Following Sunday’s championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Richard Petty called NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson the best driver of this era.

Craig Murto: Flat track season ends in tragedy

Craig Murto

September 28, 2016

The dust hardly settled on the Santa Rosa (Calif.) mile and Bryan Smith’s celebration of his 2016 Flat Track Grand National season motorcycle racing championship before news spread of the day’s tragedies.

Craig Murto: Should Cup drivers stay in Cup?

Craig Murto

September 21, 2016

For years there has been an ongoing debate as to whether NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers should be allowed to compete in the Camping World Truck Series and the Xfinity Series.

Craig Murto: Racing in the rain

Craig Murto

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: 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?