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NASCAR All-Star Race to possible Gen-7 car tech elements

The Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race will feature two technical elements that could be incorporated into the Gen-7 car set for 2021. NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the technical …

Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese GP for sixth time

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix, beating teammate and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas with a quicker start from his No. 2 spot on the grid. It was …

Alexander Rossi races to second straight Long Beach GP win

Alexander Rossi conquered the streets of Long Beach for the second consecutive year.

UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 9:09 p.m.

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Joey Logano to win at Richmond

Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 6:58 p.m.

Cole Custer pulls away to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond

Cole Custer passed Austin Cindric with 20 laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. Cindric had grabbed the lead on a restart with 25 …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 4:24 p.m.

Kevin Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway

Kevin Harvick has won the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Harvick turned a fast lap at 124.298 mph to earn the 27th …

Alexander Rossi eager to grab 1st win of IndyCar season

Alexander Rossi has had a nondescript start to the IndyCar season and that’s fine with him in his quest for his first series title. Rossi finished second in the standings …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Denny Hamlin hoping for some hometown advantage

Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile, …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 2:32 p.m.

Jarrett Andretti to fulfill father’s wish to race at Indy

Jarrett Andretti will fulfill his father’s wish to see him race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He will make his Indy Lights debut in the Freedom 100 next month. Andretti is …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

Elliot Sadler makes return to Xfinity Series at Richmond

Virginia native Elliott Sadler made his return to racing in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series at Richmond Raceway. The 43-year-old Sadler made the first of two planned starts driving for Kaulig Racing. …

Valtteri Bottas, Sebastian Vettel lead Chinese GP practice sessions

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel led the two practice sessions ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. Formula One prepared to celebrate its 1,000th race on Sunday. …

UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 8:38 p.m.

Kyle Busch beats brother, grabs eighth Bristol win

Kyle Busch was in the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won. Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and …

UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 7:55 p.m.

Japan’s Takuma Sato wins at Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Takuma Sato of Japan won the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday for his fourth career IndyCar victory.

UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Japan’s Takuma Sato grabs pole at Barber Motorsports Park

Takuma Sato will start from the pole at Barber Motorsports Park and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing grabbed the first two spots. Sato claimed the eighth pole of his career, beating …

UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:26 p.m.

Christopher Bell wins $100,000 bonus with Bristol win

Christopher Bell earned his first career Bristol Motor Speedway victory and a $100,000 bonus with the Xfinity Series win. Bell got his second victory of the season, his 10th in …

UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 5 p.m.

Chase Elliott earns 1st short track pole with run at Bristol

Chase Elliott earned his first pole on a short track with a fast lap around Bristol Motor Speedway in qualifying. Elliott has five career poles but his previous four were …

UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 11:16 p.m.

Denny Hamlin overcomes two pit penalties second win of year

Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas Motor Speedway, he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag …

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP after latest Ferrari failure

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton profited from Ferrari’s latest failure and won the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.

Kyle Busch could sweep tripleheader in Texas after winning Xfinity race

Kyle Busch has set himself up for the chance at a Texas three-step. Busch rocketed ahead of Tyler Reddick on the final restart with six laps remaining and won the …

UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

Jimmie Johnson on pole on Texas after slight Cup qualifying changes

Jimmie Johnson will start on the pole at Texas, where he is a seven-time winner. With Johnson leading the way after a final-stage fast lap of 188.890 mph, Hendrick Motorsports …

Herta youngest IndyCar winner at 18 years old

Everything went Colton Herta’s way on Sunday, from the victory on the race track to the sparkling wine on the podium instead of apple cider. The 18-year American rookie became …

Auto racing roundup: Teenager Colton Herta becomes youngest to win IndyCar race

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Team Penske’s Power to start on pole at IndyCar Classic

Will Power wins pole position for inaugural IndyCar Classic at Circuit of the Americas

Joey Logano leads pack of Fords to front at Martinsville Speedway

Joey Logano has won the pole at Martinsville Speedway in a strong session for the Ford camp. Logano led three other Ford drivers in a sweep of the first two …

Kyle Busch ties Richard Petty’s record with 200th career NASCAR win

Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday by using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding …

UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

Valtteri Bottas beats Mercedes teammate Hamilton to win Australian GP

Valtteri Bottas has rediscovered his joy of driving and it has had immediate success as he led Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in a 1-2 finish at the season-opening Australian Grand …

Austin Dillon wins pole at Fontana after nobody finishes final lap

Austin Dillon won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race in Fontana after no drivers completed a lap in the final round of qualifying. Dillon got his fourth career …

Tony Stewart headlines new nominees for NASCAR Hall of Fame

Tony Stewart headlines six new nominees eligible for induction into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame. Stewart joins Neil Bonnett, Sam Ard, Marvin Panch, Jim Paschal and Red Vogt as the new …

UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 7:22 p.m.

Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep in Arizona desert

Kyle Busch made it a weekend sweep at ISM Raceway in the Arizona desert. Just like he nearly did last week at Las Vegas.

Another race and another Penske victory with Josef Newgarden’s IndyCar win

Team Penske’s hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener – the fourth win for a Penske car in seven …