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May 2

O'Ward wins IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway

Josef Newgarden finished 1.2443 seconds behind Pato O'Ward, giving Chevrolet a 1-2 finish on top of its first victory this season.
Motorsports
May 2

Hamilton rallies to win Portuguese Grand Prix

Max Verstappen, driving for Red Bull, finished second. He and Lewis Hamilton have been 1-2 in all three F1 races this season, with Hamilton winning two of them for Mercedes.
Sports
February 11

Lasting legacy: Earnhardt's death saved lives, forced change

Ryan Newman was lying in bed one morning, his two daughters still tucked in down the hall, when a YouTube video of his death-defying crash popped up as a recommended watch.
Sports
February 11

Deegan ready to move on from slur and shine in NASCAR

Hailie Deegan's Instagram posts for her 939,000 followers are upbeat — downright bubbly — as they show her life at the track, her race-crazed family tagging along on countless adventures, and her sales pitches to buy the freshest HD merch.
November 15, 2020
Second-place Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, right, poured champagne on winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain on the podium of

Hamilton lets tears flow as he clinches record 7th F1 title

Moments after victory No. 94 and title No. 7, Lewis Hamilton sat in his car with his head in his hands.
November 14, 2020

Stroll takes pole at wet Turkish GP, struggling Hamilton 6th

A rare sight in Formula One qualifying saw record-breaking Lewis Hamilton struggle and Lance Stroll tame a treacherous track to claim his first pole position…
November 11, 2020
Chase Elliott holds up the season championship trophy as he celebrates with his race crew in Victory Lane

Elliott moves from back of field to first NASCAR title

The new face of NASCAR circled Phoenix Raceway for a celebratory lap of his finest achievement. Chase Elliott, NASCAR's most popular driver, was now a Cup champion, too.
November 10, 2020

Larson still popular on dirt tracks, despite racial slur

Donald Reed drove more than seven hours to North Carolina last week just to watch Kyle Larson race on dirt tracks.
November 9, 2020

Column: NASCAR closes stabilized, and energized by Elliott

Drivers, finally, stop your engines.
November 8, 2020

Elliott too fast for Hamlin, Logano, Keselowski

Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski got a big head start on Chase Elliott. It wasn't big enough Sunday at Phoenix Raceway.
Golf
November 8, 2020
Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

The financial hits have been onerous and TV ratings plunged, but how have the sports entities handled holding competition at a time when the biggest foe has been the coronavirus.
November 7, 2020
The sun comes out after rain fell prior to a NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville

NASCAR claims victory in finishing season during pandemic

NASCAR will take the checkered flag on its season, one of the longest in professional sports, celebrating its ability to work through the pandemic and close its year.
November 7, 2020

Denny Hamlin faces tough field for elusive 1st NASCAR title

Denny Hamlin is 0-for-3 in championship chances, his shot at an elusive first NASCAR crown ending just short each time.
November 7, 2020

No fans at F1 races in Bahrain but health workers invited

The two Formula One races in Bahrain will be held predominantly without spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic, race organizers said Saturday.
November 6, 2020
Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson leaves indelible mark on and off race track

Jimmie Johnson was the first one down the stairs in a diving competition at Tony Stewart's birthday party. He playfully tossed mini hamburgers across a suite Denny Hamlin had rented in Las Vegas and later wrestled Chad Knaus on the floor of the same casino.
November 6, 2020

NASCAR's Briscoe balances title chase with off-track woes

Chase Briscoe has enjoyed the best year of his professional career: nine wins, an upcoming promotion to NASCAR's elite Cup Series and the chance to cap it with the Xfinity Series championship.
November 6, 2020

Bubba Wallace, who urged Confederate flag ban, honored

Bubba Wallace's "knees were trembling" when he cast his ballot in his first presidential election. NASCAR's only Black full-time driver didn't watch the news before…
November 6, 2020
Kevin Harvick waits on the grid before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway

Path to NASCAR title clear with Harvick out of the way

Kevin Harvick was a sure bet to make the NASCAR finale and likely close out one of the most dominant seasons of the decade.
November 5, 2020

Rough racing sets up aggressive Truck Series title race

The underappreciated Truck Series opens NASCAR's championship weekend with an under-the-lights Friday night shootout that could be the most entertaining event at Phoenix Raceway.
November 5, 2020

Saudi Arabia to host Formula One race in 2021 in Jiddah

Saudi Arabia will host a Formula One race next year, a move aimed at attracting well-heeled globe-trotting visitors and raising the kingdom's profile internationally as a tourist destination.