F1 drivers split on new 'shield' protection

F1 drivers split on new 'shield' protection

Formula One drivers are split over plans to test a new "shield" device to protect against flying debris.
Motorsports
April 27

Vettel tips Mercedes to strike back at Ferrari in Russia

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have had the upper hand so far in Formula One.
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April 26
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NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living.
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April 26

Column: A mea culpa on Alonso in the Indy 500

There has been a lot of public support for Fernando Alonso's plan to race in the Indianapolis 500. He is being welcomed at every level.Everyone,…
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April 26

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Motorsports
April 25

Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession.
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April 25

Junior will leave a big seat to fill in No. 88 next season

Junior's job is up for grabs.Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s surprise decision to retire from the NASCAR Cup series at the end of the season will surely…
Motorsports
April 25

The Latest: NASCAR CEO calls Earnhardt a proven leader

The Latest on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s announcement that he will retire from racing at the end of the season (all times local):
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April 25

Notable achievements in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s racing career

Notable achievements in the driving career of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Earnhardt will be retiring at the end of the season.1998:…
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April 24

Jimmie Johnson records rare victory at Bristol

Practice session reveals plan to succeed at oval he called "really difficult."
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April 23

Alonso embracing challenges of his 'Indy 500 adventure'

Fernando Alonso is on a personal "Indy 500 adventure" that is both a labor of love and ambition for the two-time Formula One champion.
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April 23

11-year-old boy dies in karting accident at Alonso's track

The Spanish racing federation says an 11-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained in a karting accident at Fernando Alonso's track in northern Spain.
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April 23

Drivers trying to figure out the sticky Bristol surface

The moment practice ended at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch climbed the steep banking of the concrete bullring. He checked the track temperature in several spots, then used his shoes to test the grip of the surface as he scuffed his way back down.
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April 23

Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run

Andretti Autosport's other Indianapolis 500 drivers are looking forward to welcoming Fernando Alonso to their ranks.
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April 22

Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

Joe Gibbs Racing had three victories at this point last season, including back-to-back wins by Kyle Busch. Then Carl Edwards reeled off consecutive victories and the organization was easily the best in NASCAR.
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April 21

Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama

Zach Veach had called Ed Carpenter Racing simply to check in on a fellow injured driver.But, since he was on the phone and there was…
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April 21

Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out

Kyle Larson will start on the pole on points because rain washed out qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
April 18

Zach Veach to make IndyCar debut in Alabama this weekend

Zach Veach will make his IndyCar debut this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park.
Motorsports
April 18

Column: So what that Alonso is racing the Indy 500?

Fernando Alonso is a highly decorated driver who was once at the top of Formula One. IndyCar has plenty of international drivers, so adding the Spaniard for the 500 isn't unusual in that respect. But his F1 titles came long ago, in 2005 and 2006, and he has yet to score a point in three races this year with McLaren.
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April 17

Mercedes gives team orders to Bottas

During three years of sometimes hostile racing between teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, their Mercedes team avoided imposing team orders even when the tension was reaching break point and the two rivals were crashing into each other.
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April 17

Sainz hit with 3-place grid penalty after Stroll crash

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after stewards ruled that he crashed into Canadian Lance Stroll during Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.