Johnson's 8th title could stake him as NASCAR's greatest

Johnson's 8th title could stake him as NASCAR's greatest

Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly bewildered with a messier question:
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February 21

Optimism in high gear at Daytona for NASCAR's top teams

Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR's top teams.
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February 20

F1 Williams team retains Di Resta as reserve driver for 2017

British driver Paul Di Resta has been retained as reserve driver for the Williams Formula One team this season.
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February 20

Wolff, Lauda renew deals at F1 champion Mercedes

Two leading officials at Formula One team Mercedes have signed new contracts through 2020, concluding a busy offseason of activity at the world champions.
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February 19

Hamlin could become 4th repeat Daytona 500 champion

Hamlin is trying to become just the fourth driver to go back-to-back and win consecutive Daytona 500s. Richard Petty (1973-1974) and Cale Yarborough ((1983-1984) both won consecutive Daytona 500s, and no driver had his name etched on the Harley J. Earl Trophy two straight years since Sterling Marlin in 1994 and 1995.
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February 18

Eli Tomac wins AMA Supercross race in Minneapolis

Eli Tomac won the AMA Supercross race Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium for his third 450SX Class victory of the season.
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February 18

Earnhardt makes NASCAR return in Daytona 500 practice

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took another step toward making last year a "distant memory."
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February 18

Ford looking for championships with upgraded NASCAR lineup

Ford's courtship of Stewart-Haas Racing was nothing short of clandestine.
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February 18

Belle Plaine's Dungey reflects on extraordinary dirtbike career

Ryan Dungey turned an unspectacular amateur career in Minnesota into one of the most prolific professional runs in the history of dirtbike riding.
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February 17

Bowman ready for final shot as Earnhardt's super substitute

Alex Bowman will race 75 laps in the car that belongs to NASCAR's most popular driver, hang up the firesuit and head home.
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February 17

After brain tumor, Matt Tifft welcomes 'different chapter'

Matt Tifft still has scars on either side of his head, a constant reminder of the brain tumor that sidelined him most of last year.
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February 17

NASCAR's Danica Patrick adamant she fairly promoted sponsor

Danica Patrick defended her support of former sponsor Nature's Bakery on Friday and insisted she never promoted any rival products as her racing team and the food company veer toward a court fight.
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February 17

Bowyer out to revive NASCAR career as Stewart's replacement

Clint Bowyer hasn't won a race since 2012, hasn't made the playoffs in three years and is coming off an embarrassingly bad season.
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February 17

NASCAR driver Greg Biffle won't race full time this season

NASCAR driver Greg Biffle won't race full time this season.
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February 17

Sauber driver Wehrlein to miss 1st pre-season F1 test

Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein will miss the first part of Formula One pre-season testing as a precautionary measure after injuring his back last month.
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February 17

NASCAR's Kurt Busch sued by former management company

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is being sued for nearly $1.5 million by his former sports management company after he terminated their relationship last March.Sports Management…
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February 16

NASCAR hopes for boost after big swings at spicing it up

NASCAR has a new sponsor, a new format and welcomes back its most popular driver, all providing optimism for a series eager to halt a steady decline in attendance, ratings and sponsorship.
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February 16

NASCAR overhauls penalty system headed into Daytona 500

NASCAR unveiled a revamped penalty system Thursday that could levy more punishments on race weekends.
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February 16

Vasser, KV Racing shut down IndyCar team after 14 years

Former CART champion Jimmy Vasser has shut down his IndyCar team after 14 years and seven victories, including the 2013 Indianapolis 500.
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February 16

NASCAR sets stage lengths for 2017 season

NASCAR has set the stage lengths for races this season, part of a radical revamp designed in hopes of making every lap matter.
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February 15

Steak 'n Shake stays on board with Rahal for 4 races in 2017

IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will continue to have Steak 'n Shake as his primary sponsor for four races in 2017.