Lewis Hamilton is aiming to finish off his championship-winning season with a victory in Formula One's season-ending grand prix this weekend, and with the streets of Abu Dhabi festooned with the British driver's No.44, such an outcome seems predestined.
It's a Hall of Fame career that includes four championships, 93 victories and more than $150 million in winnings. He's got a beautiful family, a reputation as one of the good guys and a popularity that transcends NASCAR.
Jeff Gordon is trying to achieve what few sports greats have done before — win a championship in his final season. A surefire future Hall of Famer, Gordon can clinch his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano, eliminated from title contention in earlier rounds of NASCAR's playoffs, played spoiler Friday by sweeping the front row for the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.