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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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.

Hendrick, Penske teams rev up rivalry in New Hampshire

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

NASCAR’s leading teams are ready to go at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

NASCAR at New Hampshire: Drivers to watch

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

A look at the 16 drivers in the Chase for the Cup Championship heading into the New Hampshire race.