In Kansas City to promote the Hollywood Casino 400 race next month at Kansas Speedway, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman took part in the Royals’ batting practice Tuesday before the team’s game against the Minnesota Twins.
Jesse Metcalfe, who played the teen love interest of Eva Longoria’s character on “Desperate Housewives,” will serve as grand marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 on Oct. 16 at Kansas Speedway.
Carl Edwards had another hard race to the finish against Matt Kenseth. The Joe Gibbs Racing teammates had skipped the track for the bike path, and what Edwards thought would be a leisurely ride between colleagues turned into a competitive duel on two wheels.
Martin Truex Jr. felt a bit uneasy as he settled into a seat in the NASCAR hauler where officials summon drivers accused of rules infractions, bruised from fistfights or found guilty of general poor decorum.
The Indycar ownership tandem of Michael Andretti and Bryan Herta has decided to stay together after a Herta-guided entry with rookie driver Alexander Rossi at the wheel won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Lewis Hamilton fired the latest shot in the close Formula One title fight against Nico Rosberg by edging his Mercedes teammate and setting the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.