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Dixon captures a 4th IndyCar championship by winning season finale

SONOMA, Calif. — Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya.

Date: 08/30/2015 | Sports


19-year-old Jones wins Truck Series race in Canada

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario — Erik Jones won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park to take the series points lead

Date: 08/30/2015 | Sports


Power wins pole for IndyCar title-deciding race at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — Will Power isn't stepping down as IndyCar champion without a fight.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Sports


Menard holds off Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Wisconsin driver Paul Menard took advantage of a lengthy late-race caution and held off Ryan Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Sports


Lawyer: Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

NEW YORK — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."

Date: 08/29/2015 | Sports


IndyCar driver Wilson donated organs

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson saved six lives Tuesday by donating his organs, his brother said.“He just keeps setting the bar higher,” Stefan Wilson posted on his Twitter page. “Keep Julia & the girls in your prayers #myherojw.”

Date: 08/25/2015 | Sports


IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.IndyCar made the announcement at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Sports


IndyCar confronts safety as Justin Wilson fights for his life

With Justin Wilson fighting for his life in a Pennsylvania hospital, IndyCar faces yet another crisis as the series prepares to crown its champion.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Sports


IndyCar's Wilson in coma, in critical condition after Pocono accident

LONG POND, Pa. — IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway.

Date: 08/23/2015 | Sports


Hamilton wins Belgian Grand Prix, increases lead in the F1 standings

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday from pole, easily holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg and padding his lead in the Formula One championship standings.

Date: 08/23/2015 | Sports


Logano wins Sprint Cup race at Bristol for second straight year

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Date: 08/22/2015 | Sports


Hamilton takes pole position for Belgian Grand Prix

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Lewis Hamilton topped Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg on Saturday in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, becoming the first driver in 14 years to take six consecutive pole positions.

Date: 08/22/2015 | Sports


Castroneves wins Pocono pole; points leader Montoya 19th

LONG POND, Pa. — Juan Pablo Montoya has to come from the back of the field to win another 500-mile race.

Date: 08/22/2015 | Sports


Foyt to miss final 2 races after undergoing surgery for staph infection

HOUSTON — A.J. Foyt will miss the final two races of the IndyCar season following surgery to treat a staph infection in his right knee. The four-time Indianapolis 500 winner underwent surgery Aug. 10 on his artificial knee. He had a similar procedure in 2012 on his left knee.

Date: 08/19/2015 | Sports


Michael Waltrip Racing grants Clint Bowyer release for 2016

Michael Waltrip’s rocky nine-year effort to build a successful race team was on the verge of collapse Wednesday as the organization said it will not run any cars full-time next season. Driver Clint Bowyer was given a release from his contract to pursue a new job for 2016.

Date: 08/19/2015 | Sports


Kenseth wins his third NASCAR Sprint Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Matt Kenseth raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the season, winning in convincing fashion Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.

Date: 08/16/2015 | Sports


Mayhew wins again at Evergreen Speedway

MONROE — A year ago, David Mayhew used a dramatic last-lap maneuver to overtake Dylan Lupton and win the NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Evergreen Speedway.

Date: 08/15/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch crashes in Sprint Cup practice

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Busch isn’t a big fan of grass at racetracks.He’d like to see it go, at least where it grows near the apron of the track.

Date: 08/15/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch passes Blaney late to win Truck race at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Busch's eventful day included a trip to victory lane.

Date: 08/15/2015 | Sports


Smith wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio — Regan Smith bumped his way past Alex Tagliani in the Carousel a turn from the finish Saturday to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Date: 08/15/2015 | Sports


Gragson aims to hold NASCAR K&N Pro Series West lead

With a narrow lead in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season standings, Noah Gragson likely needs a good showing at Monroe's Evergreen Speedway to hold his place at the top.That said, his strategy heading into Saturday night's NAPA Auto Parts 150, the ninth of 13 K&N...

Date: 08/15/2015 | Sports


Kenseth wins NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Matt Kenseth has won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, and Joe Gibbs Racing swept the top three spots in qualifying Friday.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Sports


Drag racer Millican’s son killed in motorcycle crash

DRUMMOND, Tenn. — NHRA Top Fuel racer Clay Millican says his 22-year-old son has died in a motorcycle accident.The drag racer says Dalton Millican was killed Wednesday night in a single-person crash near the family hometown.

Date: 08/13/2015 | Sports


Johnson wins Funny Car title at NHRA Northwest Nationals

KENT — Tommy Johnson Jr. won in Funny Car on Sunday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals, spoiling teammate Jack Beckman's bid to sweep the NHRA Western Swing.

Date: 08/09/2015 | Sports


Logano wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Joey Logano had enough fuel this time.

Date: 08/09/2015 | Sports


Beckman sets record at Northwest Nationals

KENT, Wash. — Jack Beckman ran the quickest Funny Car pass in NHRA history for the second straight weekend, taking the No. 1 qualifying position Saturdau in the NHRA Northwest Nationals.Beckman piloted his Dodge Charger R/T to a 3.912-second run at 322.88 mph at Pacific Raceways.

Date: 08/08/2015 | Sports


Beckman leads Funny Car qualifying at NHRA Northwest Nationals

KENT — Jack Beckman led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the NHRA Northwest Nationals in his bid to sweep the Western Swing.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Sports


Ward family files wrongful death lawsuit against Stewart

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — A law firm representing the parents of Kevin Ward filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sprint Cup owner-driver Tony Stewart Friday in an upstate New York courthouse.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Sports


Stewart still struggling year after Ward Jr.’s fatal wreck

As he ran out of gas on the final lap Sunday at Pocono Raceway, Tony Stewart wearily asked his team where he finished.Ninth, he was told.“Hell, I’ll take that,” he replied.

Date: 08/06/2015 | Sports


Kenseth stretches his fuel and steals a win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. — Joey Logano was the first leader to fade, his tank empty with three laps left.Martin Truex Jr. struck E with two laps to go.

Date: 08/02/2015 | Sports


Blaney wins Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, Iowa — Ryan Blaney survived a flurry of late cautions to win the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway for his first victory of the season.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Sports


Gordon hopes to qualify for Chase in final season

LONG POND, Pa. — Jeff Gordon’s request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR champion has been feted with a parade, bourbon, an 18-liter bottle of wine, even a track named in his honor.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch starts drive for 4th straight win from pole

LONG POND, Pa. — Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from a familiar spot, out front and in first.Busch turned a lap of 178.416 mph Friday at Pocono Raceway to win the pole for the first time during his sensational streak.

Date: 07/31/2015 | Sports


NASCAR penalizes Premium Motorsports for unattached weight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR has penalized Premium Motorsports because an unattached weight fell off the car during practice last weekend at Indianapolis.The P3 penalty against the team Timmy Hill drove for last weekend was issued Wednesday.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch wins Brickyard 400 for weekend sweep at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — 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.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Sports


Gordon's final race at Brickyard turns into disaster after wreck

INDIANAPOLIS — Jeff Gordon slid into the No. 24 for the final time at Indy with a car more fit for a junkyard than the Brickyard.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Sports


Vettel wins Hungarian Grand Prix for 41st victory

BUDAPEST, Hungary — On the day he equaled Brazilian great Ayrton Senna's feat of 41 race wins with a brilliant drive at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel's thoughts went to Jules Bianchi and his family.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Sports


Hamilton takes pole for Hungarian Grand Prix

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is collecting pole positions at such a rate that he is dreaming of emulating his childhood idol Ayrton Senna.

Date: 07/25/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch uses late pass to capture Indy's Xfinity race

INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch spent the last 10 laps desperately chasing Ryan Blaney.When the old pro finally caught up, the 21-year-old youngster flinched.

Date: 07/25/2015 | Sports


Bell wins NASCAR Truck's Mud Summer Classic

ROSSBURG, Ohio — Christopher Bell won the Mud Summer Classic on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in his third career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

Date: 07/22/2015 | Sports


'The One-Armed Bandit'

Local race car driver doesn’t let his disability slow him down

Date: 07/20/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup race, moves closer to Chase

LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch continues to find victory lane and is moving closer to landing a spot in the Chase.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Sports


Hamlin holds off Dillon in fiery finish to Xfinity race

LOUDON, N.H. — Denny Hamlin turned sideways into Kyle Busch and had Austin Dillon all bent out of shape.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Sports


Formula One driver Bianchi dies from injuries sustained in 2014 crash

Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has died in a French hospital from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix.He was 25.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Sports


Bourdais wins Milwaukee Mile for second IndyCar victory of season

MILWAUKEE — Sebastien Bourdais pulled away following a late caution to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, his second IndyCar victory of the season.

Date: 07/12/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch wins Sprint Cup 400-mile race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. — Though Kyle Busch remains outside NASCAR's championship playoff looking in, his prospects continue getting stronger.

Date: 07/11/2015 | Sports


Rain cancels Sprint Cup, Xfinity qualifying at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. — Rain returned to Kentucky Speedway on Friday and canceled qualifying for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity series races.

Date: 07/10/2015 | Sports


Austin Dillon survives frightening crash at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Dillon walked away from a violent crash at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning with a bruised tailbone and forearm and a strong opinion about racing at NASCAR’s fastest tracks.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Sports


Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, which ended at 2:41 a.m. Monday with a horrific last-lap accident that sent Austin Dillon sailing into the fence.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Sports


Rain helps Hamilton win thrilling British GP, extend F1 lead

SILVERSTONE, England — Rain soaked Silverstone and water then filled Lewis Hamilton's eyes.

Date: 07/05/2015 | Sports


Earnhardt starts on pole after rain cancels qualifying at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Rain washed out qualifying for Sunday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway, where the field was set by practice times.

Date: 07/04/2015 | Sports


Hamilton takes pole position for British Grand Prix

SILVERSTONE, England — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season.

Date: 07/04/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch grabs his first Sprint Cup win of the season

SONOMA, Calif. — Kyle Busch’s remarkable comeback from the serious injuries he suffered a day before the Sprint Cup season began now includes a victory.

Date: 06/28/2015 | Sports


Pollard wins Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway

MONROE — In a race of early mishaps, including two red flag stoppages in the opening minutes, Bubba Pollard stayed out of trouble at the outset and then held on through some bumper-to-bumper racing in the final laps to win the Summer Showdown on Saturday night at Evergreen...

Date: 06/27/2015 | Sports


Evergreen Speedway preps for this weekend's Summer Showdown

Many of the top Super Late Model cars and drivers from the West Coast, and others from elsewhere in the United States and Canada, will be on hand tonight for the fourth annual Summer Showdown, one of the premier auto racing events each year at Monroe's Evergreen Speedway.For...

Date: 06/26/2015 | Sports


Microsoft named official tech partner of NASCAR

As part of a multi-year agreement, Microsoft has been named the official technology partner of NASCAR and a major technology partner of Hendrick Motorsports.

Date: 06/23/2015 | Sports


Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened NASCAR race in Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kurt Busch won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday that was called 62 laps short of its scheduled distance.

Date: 06/14/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch wins at Michigan in return to Xfinity Series

BROOKLYN, Mich. — After a scary crash at Daytona left him with a broken leg and foot, Kyle Busch had to focus on some pretty simple milestones.“Obviously, the first step was just being able to stand up,” he said. “Next step was being able to walk.”

Date: 06/13/2015 | Sports


Kahne tops Michigan qualifying for first pole since 2012

BROOKLYN, Mich. — It’s hard to believe for those who follow NASCAR, but Kasey Kahne had not won a pole since 2012.That drought is finally over.

Date: 06/12/2015 | Sports


IndyCar driver Hinchcliffe has no memory of life-saving efforts after crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With his trademark self-deprecating humor, James Hinchcliffe jokes that he received “a complete oil change” after his accident during preparations for the Indianapolis 500. All kidding aside, the IndyCar driver recognizes he’s lucky to be alive.

Date: 06/10/2015 | Sports


Truex earns first win Sprint Cup since 2013

LONG POND, Pa. — Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.

Date: 06/07/2015 | Sports


Hendrick Motorsports aims for 6th straight Pocono win

LONG POND, Pa. — Images of Richard Petty in his feathered Stetson hat and dark glasses stamp Pocono Raceway’s victory lane tower, a tribute to one of racing’s greats and the first winner at the track.

Date: 06/06/2015 | Sports


Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson pulled away on the final restart to win at Dover International Speedway and become the fifth NASCAR driver with 10 or more Sprint Cup victories at a single track.

Date: 05/31/2015 | Sports


IndyCar driver Hinchcliffe released from hospital

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was released from the hospital Wednesday, nine days after his wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice left him with a life-threatening leg injury.

Date: 05/27/2015 | Sports


Edwards wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory in two seasons

CONCORD, N.C. — Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn't sure his team made the right call.

Date: 05/24/2015 | Sports


Montoya wins Indianapolis 500

Montoya passes Power with three laps remaining en route to win

Date: 05/24/2015 | Sports


Mercedes gamble costs Hamilton as teammate Rosberg wins Monaco GP

MONACO — An ill-judged gamble by Mercedes cost Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton his fourth win of the season, gifting his teammate and rival Nico Rosberg a third straight win at the Monaco Grand Prix and putting him firmly back in the title race.

Date: 05/24/2015 | Sports


Dillon wins Xfinity race at Charlotte

 CONCORD, N.C. — Austin Dillon's driving was good.His celebration might have been even better.

Date: 05/23/2015 | Sports


Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an “inner ear condition” and failed to pass a medical exam.

Date: 05/22/2015 | Sports


IndyCar driver out of intensive care

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was been moved out of intensive care Wednesday, two days after surgery on his left thigh and pelvic area following a frightening crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500.

Date: 05/20/2015 | Sports


Hinchcliffe has surgery on leg after another Indy wreck

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was taken to a hospital for surgery on his left leg Monday after slamming his car into the wall at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the fourth frightening wreck during practice for the Indianapolis 500 in the past week.

Date: 05/18/2015 | Sports


Dixon claims 500 pole during strange day at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake.The next, he was sitting on the Indianapolis 500 pole.

Date: 05/17/2015 | Sports


Buescher rallies to win NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway

 NEWTON, Iowa — Chris Buescher needed someone to screw up.Two drivers involved in a scary incident Saturday teamed up for another crash that gave Buescher the break he was looking for.

Date: 05/17/2015 | Sports


Hamlin gives Joe Gibbs Racing first victory in NASCAR All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Sports


Rain washes out first day of qualifications at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Hunter-Reay finished the rain-shortened first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying in the same spot he finished last year's race — No. 1.

Date: 05/16/2015 | Sports


Newgarden flips car in Indy practice

INDIANAPOLIS — Three big crashes in Indianapolis 500 practice this week have raised one big question. Are the new oval aero kits, along with speeds that have topped 230 mph, the cause?

Date: 05/14/2015 | Sports


Castroneves walks away from scary crash at Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS — Helio Castroneves has been cleared and released from Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s infield medical center after his car went airborne in a spectacular crash Wednesday.

Date: 05/13/2015 | Sports


Kyle Busch to return to NASCAR this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Less than three months after suffering serious injuries when he crashed into a concrete wall at Daytona, Kyle Busch will return to racing in NASCAR’s All-Star race this weekend following a rapid recovery his doctors called remarkable.

Date: 05/12/2015 | Sports


Johnson wins rain-delayed race at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track during a late caution to take over the lead, then held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway.Johnson was chased across the line by Harvick and Hendrick...

Date: 05/09/2015 | Sports


Earnhardt Jr. cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

TALLADEGA, Ala. — At a track that has always been good to his family, in front of an adoring crowd that so clearly favors him over everyone else in the field, Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to an emotional first win of the season.

Date: 05/03/2015 | Sports


Ragan to replace Vickers at MWR for rest of the season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — David Ragan will move to Michael Waltrip Racing next week and finish the season as the replacement driver for Brian Vickers.

Date: 04/28/2015 | Sports


Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

RICHMOND, Va. — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR's sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend.

Date: 04/26/2015 | Sports


Newgarden holds off Rahal to win Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Josef Newgarden held off a hard-charging Graham Rahal on Sunday in the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for his first IndyCar Series victory.

Date: 04/26/2015 | Sports


Rain postpones NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond until Sunday

RICHMOND, Va. — Weather disrupted NASCAR's top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

Date: 04/25/2015 | Sports


Logano wins third pole of season at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Joey Logano won the pole position Friday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway.

Date: 04/24/2015 | Sports


Kenseth ends 51-race victory drought at rain-soaked Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway.

Date: 04/19/2015 | Sports


Dixon wins Grand Prix of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Scott Dixon passed Helio Castroneves during a mid-race pit stop and dominated the rest of the way Sunday to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the first time.A three-time IndyCar Series champion, Dixon has not had much luck on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn...

Date: 04/19/2015 | Sports


Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix, increases Formula One lead

SAKHIR, Bahrain — Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third Formula One title is gathering momentum after another convincing win in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's status as his main challenger is under threat from a resurgent Ferrari team.

Date: 04/19/2015 | Sports


Logano leads flag-to-flag to win Xfinity race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joey Logano led flag-to-flag Saturday to win the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Date: 04/18/2015 | Sports


Castroneves earns pole for Grand Prix of Long Beach with track record

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach after setting a track record Saturday during qualifying.

Date: 04/18/2015 | Sports


Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix, angers teammate Rosberg

SHANGHAI — Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes back on top with a win at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, but it may have come at a cost — another schism with teammate Nico Rosberg.

Date: 04/12/2015 | Sports


Hinchcliffe wins wet Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

AVONDALE, La. — James Hinchcliffe cruised to what may go down as the easiest victory of his IndyCar career Sunday at the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.

Date: 04/12/2015 | Sports


Johnson wins 5th NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH, Texas — Jimmie Johnson was still chasing Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick, trying to get back in front as the laps wound down at Texas Motor Speedway.

Date: 04/11/2015 | Sports


Rain washes out IndyCar qualifying at GP of Louisiana

AVONDALE, La. — Juan Pablo Montoya got some extra mileage out of his season-opening IndyCar series victory, thanks to a rain out of qualifying Saturday in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.

Date: 04/11/2015 | Sports


Mercedes' Hamilton edges Rosberg for Chinese GP pole

SHANGHAI — If Mercedes was concerned about the progress of chief rival Ferrari this Formula One season, its drivers didn't show it during qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.

Date: 04/11/2015 | Sports


Kurt Busch edges teammate Harvick for Texas pole

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kurt Busch is on the pole for the second time in four races since his reinstatement from a suspension for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend.Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick is right there again as well.Busch took the...

Date: 04/10/2015 | Sports


Evergreen Speedway set for opening night

A new racing season begins at Monroe's Evergreen Speedway on Saturday night, and the opening-night ceremonies will include a tribute to the Seattle Seahawks with former players, Seagals cheerleaders and the mascot Blitz joining the celebration."For us it's a great...

Date: 04/04/2015 | Sports


NASCAR penalizes Newman's team for manipulated tires

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR levied harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team Tuesday after determining Richard Childress Racing manipulated the tires Newman used at Auto Club Speedway in California.

Date: 03/31/2015 | Sports


Ferrari's Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

SEPANG, Malaysia — Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title contender.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports


Hamlin ends Toyota's 32-race winless streak at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports




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