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  • Dillon looks for strong NASCAR Nationwide finish

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    GRIMES, Iowa (AP) — Chase Elliott's brilliant start in the NASCAR Nationwide series has overshadowed the steady if unspectacular debut of fellow rookie Ty Dillon. Dillon believes he's finally ready to push Elliott in the standings. Dillon scored his first top-five finish in 18 races last...

  • Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

    Yesterday

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Stewart raced in a sprint car last weekend for the first time since he broke his leg in an extracurricular race last August. He missed the final 15 weeks of...

  • RTA could close disconnect between teams, NASCAR

    Yesterday

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There is no clearer example of the disconnect between NASCAR and its teams then the fight earlier this year over the procedures to cool cars down during qualifying. NASCAR refused to allow the use of cooling boxes, so teams had jerry-rigged a system that created a...

  • 14-year-old girl killed in Go Kart wreck near Texas Motor Speedway

    Published: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    A day of fun quickly turned tragic near the Texas Motor Speedway when a Go Kart went out of control, fatally injuring the 14-year-old female driver. The family of Kierstin Eaddy confirmed to NBC 5 that she was the one killed in the accident. They say the Flower Mound resident was an honor student...

  • J.R. Todd earns his 1st Top Fuel win of the season

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — J.R. Todd earned his first Top Fuel win of the season and first since 2008, by racing to victory Sunday at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Todd outran Brittany Force with a pass of 3.878 seconds at 317.87 mph to the losing pass of Force at 3.968 at...

  • Bourdais and Conway win in IndyCar doubleheader

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one on Sunday until rain washed out the first event. It instead began Sunday morning, roughly five hours before...

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway mourns death of Garner

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The death of three-time Indianapolis 500 pace car driver James Garner is rippling through the motor racing community. The 86-year-old actor who led the 500 fields in 1975, 1977 and 1985 was found dead of natural causes at his Los Angeles home on Saturday. Indianapolis...

  • Ruffalo brings energy message to NASCAR crowd

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures at Chicagoland Speedway. A steady stream of fans approached the actor from all angles, but he made it look as if it was a small party with a bunch of old friends. Ruffalo felt right...

  • F1 championship leader Rosberg wins German GP

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home. It's a very special day," said...

  • Elliott holds off Bayne for Nationwide win

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Chase Elliott is proving to be a quick study. A few questions for his teammates and a couple practice laps, and he was ready to roll in his first race at Chicagoland Speedway. Elliott held off Trevor Bayne to earn his third Nationwide Series win of the season Saturday...

  • Tony Schumacher earns top qualifying position

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Tony Schumacher raced to his first No. 1 qualifying position of the year and his career first at Bandimere Speedway for the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Schumacher's Top Fuel dragster earned the No. 1 qualifying position on Friday with a pass of 3.823 seconds at...

  • IndyCar Series in Toronto rained out

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Let's race two. IndyCar's weekend doubleheader will be crammed into one day because Saturday's race was called because of rain. IndyCar has scheduled two, 65-lap races for Sunday. The first one will have a rolling start at 10:30 a.m. and the second one is set for a standing...

  • Mitchell gets 1st career ARCA win

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Mason Mitchell won Saturday's ARCA Racing Series event at Chicagoland Speedway for his first career victory on the circuit. The 19-year-old Mitchell finished second in four of the previous six races, but he passed Justin Boston for the lead with five laps to go and was...

  • Rosberg claims pole position for German GP

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One leader Nico Rosberg earned pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in qualifying on Saturday and will start 15th on the grid. Rosberg completed the fastest lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 16.540...

  • Sebastien Bourdais wins IndyCar pole at Toronto

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais won his first open-wheel pole since 2007 on Saturday, taking the top spot for the first IndyCar Series race of a doubleheader weekend at Toronto. Bourdais' lap of 58.9479 seconds (107.179 mph) on the 1.7-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit at Exhibition...

  • Stewart back racing sprint cars after wreck

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, winning a race in the same series he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg. It was unknown if this is Stewart's first sprint car race this season because he didn't announce when he'd compete. Stewart is available because the...

  • 2015 Lexus NX: a 2-liter turbo in an upscale car

    By ALAN GELL | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The Lexus PR team is describing the NX model as 'Beyond Utility.'  The reference is to the obvious relationship to the Lexus RX utility vehicle which has been a best-seller for the car company.  The new NX model was put out for automotive journalists to test-drive through a variety of...

  • 2015 Lexus NX: a 2-liter turbo in an upscale car

    By ALAN GELL | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The Lexus PR team is describing the NX model as 'Beyond Utility.'  The reference is to the obvious relationship to the Lexus RX utility vehicle which has been a best-seller for the car company.  The new NX model was put out for automotive journalists to test-drive through a variety of...

  • 2015 Lexus NX: a 2-liter turbo in an upscale car

    By ALAN GELL | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The Lexus PR team is describing the NX model as 'Beyond Utility.'  The reference is to the obvious relationship to the Lexus RX utility vehicle which has been a best-seller for the car company.  The new NX model was put out for automotive journalists to test-drive through a variety of...

  • 2015 Lexus NX: a 2-liter turbo in an upscale car

    By ALAN GELL | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    The Lexus PR team is describing the NX model as 'Beyond Utility.'  The reference is to the obvious relationship to the Lexus RX utility vehicle which has been a best-seller for the car company.  The new NX model was put out for automotive journalists to test-drive through a variety of...

  • John Force takes qualifying lead

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Funny Car's John Force raced to the quickest run in track history to take the qualifying lead at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway on Friday. Force set the pace in his Ford Mustang, setting both ends of the track record with a time of...

  • Kahne, Larson looking to learn at Chicagoland

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kasey Kahne and Kyle Larson hope to learn something about Chicagoland Speedway this weekend. Kahne and Larson, regulars in the Sprint Cup series, are driving in Saturday night's Nationwide Series race on the last off weekend for NASCAR'S top series this season. No other...

  • Dixon hopes Toronto fuels IndyCar championship run

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Scott Dixon is running out of races to become a championship threat. He's been in this spot before. The three-time IndyCar champ might be at the right track to prove it's still too early to count him out for a fourth title. Coming off a victory at Pocono, Dixon still wasn't...

  • Organizers: Russian Grand Prix to go ahead

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Organizers insist Russia's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite an airliner being shot down in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board...

  • Actor Chris Pratt to drive Brickyard 400 pace car

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Actor Chris Pratt has been named the honorary pace car driver at this year's John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard. Pratt will kick off one of NASCAR's biggest events in a red and silver 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car. He will drive the car to the green flag before the race...



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