Robert Yates' lifetime dedication to NASCAR to be honored

Robert Yates' lifetime dedication to NASCAR to be honored

It took four times on the ballot for Robert Yates to be elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame. When he finally received enough votes, the championship-winning car owner and engine builder burst into tears.
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3:25pm

Kyle Larson races way through offseason to ready for NASCAR

NASCAR's offseason is short, and Kyle Larson made sure to take advantage of every day of his break.
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2:40pm

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz wins his 2nd Dakar Rally title

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won his second Dakar Rally title on Saturday, finishing 43 minutes ahead of second-placed Nasser Al-Attiyah of Toyota.
Motorsports
January 19

Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Robert Yates lived long enough to hear his name announced as a NASCAR Hall of Famer.
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January 17

Sato still celebrating historic Indy 500 win

When Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 last year, owner Michael Andretti understood right away how significant the victory was.
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January 17

Owners of Racing Park in NJ end Summernationals drag racing

The NHRA Summernationals no longer has a home.
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January 16

IndyCar unveils 2018 race car at auto show in Detroit

IndyCar unveiled its 2018 race car — and Mario Andretti is evidently a fan.
Motorsports
January 16

DC Solar to sponsor select NASCAR races for Ganassi drivers

Chip Ganassi Racing has expanded its partnership with sponsor DC Solar, which will offer funding for both Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray in the Cup Series.
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January 16

Sirotkin chosen ahead of Kubica to drive for Williams in F1

Sergey Sirotkin has been chosen ahead of Robert Kubica to drive for Williams in this year's Formula One championship.
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January 16

Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications

Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.
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January 14

Peterhansel wins 8th stage of Dakar Rally, Sainz keeps lead

Dakar Rally defending champion Stephane Peterhansel recovered from his crash the day before to win the eighth stage of the race on Sunday.
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January 12

Justin Grant wins final heat race to earn spot in Chili Bowl

Kasey Kahne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. are two former sprint car stars who are on the outside looking in right now at the Super Bowl of Midget Racing.
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January 11

Christopher Bell wins to keep Toyota perfect at Chili Bowl

Christopher Bell used the Chili Bowl a year ago to open the biggest season of his career.
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January 10

Kyle Larson wins 1st night at Chili Bowl to advance to main

Kyle Larson went back to victory lane on the opening night of the Chili Bowl Nationals.
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January 10

Peterhansel extends lead in Dakar; Loeb, Villas-Boas out

Stephane Peterhansel extended his overall lead of the Dakar Rally after winning the fifth stage on Wednesday.
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January 9

Elliott takes Chevy Camaro for 1st NASCAR Cup laps at Texas

Chase Elliott took the new Chevrolet Camaro for its inaugural NASCAR Cup laps on Tuesday and Martin Truex Jr. climbed into his Toyota for the first time since becoming series champion. Soon-to-be clean-shaven Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola, both with new teams, ran laps at Texas Motor Speedway in their Fords.
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January 9

Formula E secures $100 million-plus title sponsorship

Formula E signed a title sponsorship worth more than $100 million with Swiss technology company ABB on Tuesday.
Motorsports
January 9

Column: Danica Patrick shifts careers, courts new fan base

Danica Patrick's days as a race car driver are pretty much over. She says she has two races left in her, the "Danica Double," but she has yet to announce rides for either the Daytona 500 or the Indianapolis 500.
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January 6

Penske returns to Rolex with its own version of star cars

At first glance, it appeared the days of the "star car" at the Rolex 24 at Daytona were over.
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January 5

Odd couple: Jeff Gordon, Howard Hughes join motorsports hall

Four-time and retired NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was an obvious choice for the Motorsports Hall of Fame. One of his fellow inductees seemed like a totally random selection.
Motorsports
January 5

Alonso set to knock Rolex 24 sports car race off bucket list

Fernando Alonso needed just three laps around Daytona International Speedway to recognize the magnitude of one of auto racing's iconic venues.