Michael Vega

Vega is a 25-year veteran of the Sports department. He has covered the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, NCAA championships, US Open, and the Boston Marathon, a course which he has driven but not yet run.

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Aric Almirola revives Chase dreams with sixth-place effort in Sylvania 300

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Confident he could rebound from a 41st-place result at Chicago last week, Almirola did precisely that.

Joey Logano seizes restart, wins Sylvania 300

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Joey Logano took the lead with 26 laps left in New Hampshire and held on for the win.

Chase for Sprint Cup could turn on prior track record

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Sixteen drivers are set to resume their quest for the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship in Sunday’s Sylvania 300 at NHMS.

Tony Stewart tries to put legal issues aside at NHMS

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Stewart has been tight-lipped while an Ontario County, N.Y., grand jury weighs the facts and evidence in an Aug. 9 on-track tragedy.