DARLINGTON, SC - AUGUST 31:  Television personality and former driver Buddy Baker signs autographs for fans during the Darlington Vintage Racing Festival at Darlington  Raceway on August 31, 2008 in Darlington, South Carolina.  (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)

Buddy Baker, NASCAR’s ‘Gentle Giant,’ Dies At 74

Buddy Baker, who won the 1980 Daytona 500 and at 6-foot-6 was NASCAR’s “Gentle Giant,” died Monday. He was 74.

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2015

LONG POND, PA - AUGUST 02: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, crashes into his crew on pit road during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 2, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Brad Keselowski Hits Crew Members During Pit Stop [VIDEO]

Keselowski slid through his pit stall and took out three members of his crew.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 26:  Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Crown Royal Presents The Jeff Kyle 400 At The Brickyard at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 26, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Crown Royal)

Busch Grabs Elusive Indy Victory As Comeback Continues

There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 06:  Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, is involved in an on-track incident following the checkered flag during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Austin Dillon Walks Away From Scary Crash At Daytona [VIDEO]

A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

97.1 The Ticket–07/06/2015

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 12:  Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Carl Edwards Returns To Michigan, But Not For Roush

Edwards drives a Toyota now for Joe Gibbs Racing after more than a decade with Roush Fenway, so perhaps that makes him a bit of an outsider for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2015

File Photo (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Comcast Boosts Internet Speeds For NASCAR At MIS

Faster Internet speeds at Michigan International Speedway provided by Comcast Business will enhance the race experience for teams and fans.

CBS Detroit–06/12/2015

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski chats with Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell in front of the Quicken Loans 400 pace car at Lions practice. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Brad Keselowski Gives Golden Tate Extra Incentive To Win Super Bowl

Tate already has one Super Bowl ring, and if he ends up with another one, he might receive another pricey prize to boot.

CBS Detroit–06/04/2015

Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Top Sporting Events To Attend In 2015

A look at five of the best upcoming major sporting events in America.


DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, races Johnny Sauter, driver of the #83 Dustless Blasting Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Danica Patrick Yells At Denny Hamlin [VIDEO]

Danica Patrick is the latest driver to agree to be a Fox Sports 1 analyst during an upcoming Xfinity Series race.

97.1 The Ticket–02/23/2015

NASCAR at Daytona International Speedway. July 2, 2011 (Getty Images)

Xfinity Races Into NASCAR With New Features

XFINITY has become a NASCAR sponsor and is offering customers a number of features on the X1 platform to get fans ready for the Daytona 500.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2015