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?

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: 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.