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Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Exhilarating finishes alone won't lure fans to MIS

Krupa: Exhilarating finishes alone won’t lure fans to MISIrish Hills track is seeing a decline in attendance, which may be partly related to late start times
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Motorsports

Kyle Larson vaults to points lead with MIS victory

Kyle Larson vaults to points lead with MIS victoryPole sitter holds off the rest of the field after final restart.
  • Motorsports
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Motorsports

MIS notebook: Livonia's Roush buoyed by NASCAR start

MIS notebook: Livonia’s Roush buoyed by NASCAR startTeam owner sees quite a pick up in this season's Monster Energy Cup run compared to last season.
  • Motorsports
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Motorsports

FireKeepers Casino 400 at MIS

FireKeepers Casino 400 at MISFireKeepers Casino 400 at MIS
  • Motorsports
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Motorsports

Michigan’s Keselowski grateful for huge boost from retiring Earnhardt

Michigan’s Keselowski grateful for huge boost from retiring EarnhardtJunior is reliably genuine. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has proved it to NASCAR fans across two decades.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Joey Logano ready to rev up playoff push at friendly MIS

Joey Logano ready to rev up playoff push at friendly MISTeam Penske driver finds himself on the bubble for the Chase entering Sunday's FireKeepers 400.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Hamlin edges Byron, 19, for Xfinity win at MIS

Hamlin edges Byron, 19, for Xfinity win at MISThe cup series veteran noses out the rookie by .012 seconds in the Irish Hills 250.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

NASCAR practice at MIS

NASCAR practice at MISNASCAR practice at MIS
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

John Hunter Nemechek wins NASCAR Truck race at Gateway

John Hunter Nemechek wins NASCAR Truck race at GatewayJohn Hunter Nemechek took the lead with four laps remaining and pulled away to win.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Larson, Truex will start 1-2 in FireKeepers 400

Larson, Truex will start 1-2 in FireKeepers 400One point separates the two drivers in the standings. Truex has two wins on the season, and Larson one.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Wallace is making history by driving in MIS Cup race

Wallace is making history by driving in MIS Cup raceWallace, 23, became the first black driver to compete in the Cup series since Bill Lester in 2006.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Michigan's Erik Jones negotiates NASCAR learning curve

Michigan’s Erik Jones negotiates NASCAR learning curveMichigan native Erik Jones is showing great speed in his Toyota Camry for Furniture Row Racing in his rookie season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Jones makes it two straight in MIS ARCA race
Brandon Jones won at Michigan for a second consecutive year, racing to his fourth career ARCA victory Friday.

Jones makes it two straight in MIS ARCA raceBrandon Jones won at Michigan for a second consecutive year, racing to his fourth career ARCA victory Friday.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

New stage in Cup racing affects strategy for drivers

New stage in Cup racing affects strategy for driversThere are now two stages of racing before the end of the full race. Points are awarded in each.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Keselowski still drives hard but he’s a family man now

Keselowski still drives hard but he’s a family man nowIf it sounds like it is time for him to secure the future Keselowski sounds like a man whose mind is already there.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Officials: Grand Prix draws 100K-plus, sets Sat. record

Officials: Detroit Grand Prix draws 100K-plus, sets Sat. recordAbout 45,000 people were on the island Saturday, settting an attendance record, according to officials.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Motorsports

Truex revving on all cylinders heading to MIS

Truex revving on all cylinders heading to MISTruex had three straight podium finishes heading into Sunday’s Pocono 400, where he finished sixth.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Sunday's roundup: Blaney captures 1st career Cup win

Sunday’s roundup: Blaney captures 1st career Cup winRyan Blaney held off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick down the stretch to win the Pocono 400
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s roundup: Keselowski wins as his peers talk

Saturday’s roundup: Keselowski wins as his peers talkFox used eight active NASCAR Cup drivers to provide insight — from the studio to the booth to the pits.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Friday’s roundup: Bell wins at Texas under caution

Friday’s roundup: Bell wins at Texas under cautionChristopher Bell won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Texas under caution Friday night.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Rahal’s mind on others after Detroit Grand Prix sweep

Rahal’s mind on others after Detroit Grand Prix sweepHis father, Bobby, the great racer, took his young son to tracks and garages.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Motorsports

How sweep it is! Rahal makes it 2-for-2 at Grand Prix

How sweep it is! Rahal makes it 2-for-2 at Grand PrixRahal became the first driver to earn the sweep of the weekend IndyCar doubleheader on Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Grand Prix excites, but tweaks needed

Krupa: Grand Prix excites, but tweaks neededIn qualifying this weekend on Belle Isle, four track records were set.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Gritty Scott Dixon leaves Detroit with IndyCar points lead

Gritty Scott Dixon leaves Detroit with IndyCar points leadWith a runner-up finish in Race No. 1, and sixth-place finish Sunday, Dixon left the island on top of the standings.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Sunday's roundup: Johnson runs away with 11th Dover win

Sunday’s roundup: Johnson runs away with 11th Dover winJimmie Johnson earned another slice of NASCAR history and moved into a tie for sixth on the career victories list.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 3

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 3Detroit Grand Prix: Day 3
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Takuma Sato wins Grand Prix Race 2 pole in record time

Takuma Sato wins Grand Prix Race 2 pole in record timeIndianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shattered the mark Sunday morning for Race No. 2 with a time of 1:13.673 on the 13-turn, 2.3 mile street course on Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Graham Rahal follows dad's path to Detroit Grand Prix glory

Graham Rahal follows dad’s path to Detroit Grand Prix gloryRahal, 28, led 55 laps of the 70-lap race around the 2.3 mile street course to win for the first time at Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Tires make for gripping tale at Detroit Grand Prix

Krupa: Tires make for gripping tale at Detroit Grand PrixIndyCar crews have to make critical decisions when to switch between red and black treads
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Grand Prix notebook: Taylor brothers maintain sports-car supremacy

Grand Prix notebook: Taylor brothers maintain sports-car supremacy Detroit – Jordan and Ricky Taylor continued their dominance in prototype class of the IMSA sports car championship series.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 2

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 2Detroit Grand Prix: Day 2
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 1

Detroit Grand Prix: Day 1Detroit Grand Prix: Day 1
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Lions' T.J. Lang tackling grand marshal duties with pride

Lions’ T.J. Lang tackling grand marshal duties with prideOffensive lineman admires competitiveness of IndyCar's racers.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Kyle Larson wins Dover Xfinity race for 2nd straight win

Kyle Larson wins Dover Xfinity race for 2nd straight victoryLarson led 137 of 200 laps in the No. 42 Chevrolet and won for the third time in six races this season.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Graham Rahal wins Detroit Grand Prix pole by default

Graham Rahal wins Detroit Grand Prix pole by defaultTeam Penske driver Helio Castroneves' track record qualifying run was stripped after the Brazilian failed to slow down during a caution.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: At 42, Castroneves still a happy warrior

Krupa: At 42, Castroneves still a happy warriorIt mattered not where Helio Castroneves went Thursday and Friday on Belle Isle.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Dixon: ‘Felt good to be back’ on track after crash

Dixon: ‘Felt good to be back’ on track after crashDixon’s crash ended a month which started so promising with him winning the pole for the Indy 500.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

IndyCar battles are brewing on Belle Isle

IndyCar battles are brewing on Belle IsleThe 42-year-old Castroneves left Indy with the points lead, then topped the field Friday in practice,
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Wolverines

Power’s crew is a gas for ex-Wolverine Quinton Washington

Power’s crew is a gas for ex-Wolverine Quinton WashingtonMichigan football fans will remember Quinton Washington for his days as a Wolverines defensive tackle from 2010-13.
  • Wolverines
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Grand Prix loses $1M a year, but race is more than cash

Grand Prix loses $1M each year, but race is for more than cashGrand Prix organizers say races a success despite routinely not turning a profit
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Fans geared up for race weekend on Prix Free Day

Fans geared up for race weekend on Prix Free DayPeople enjoy a chance to see IndyCar drivers practice on Belle Isle’s 2.3-mile course.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Kanaan runs with big boys but knows IndyCar is anyone's race

Kanaan runs with big boys but knows IndyCar is anyone’s raceTony Kanaan has had the luxury of being on powerhouse teams for the majority of his IndyCar career.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix Preview Show with driver Spencer Pigot

Detroit Grand Prix Preview Show with driver Spencer PigotIndyCar driver Spencer Pigot stopped by The Detroit News on Tuesday to talk with Angelique S. Chengelis and Gregg Krupa about this weekend's Detroit Grand Prix races.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Smoother surface might enhance passing at Grand Prix

Smoother surface might enhance passing at Grand PrixIt will be up to the drivers to test how much farther the smoothness allows them to travel into the tight corners.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Carlos Munoz eager to build on success at Belle Isle

Carlos Munoz eager to build on success at Belle IsleAfter tough start to season, Colombian set to compete at site of his one IndyCar victory
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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