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  • Scott Sharp’s ESM team wins Rolex as Corvettes thrill crowd

    Scott Sharp celebrated a second win at the Rolex 24 at Daytona 20 years after his first victory in a race that saw most of the top contenders fall apart …


  • End of rainbow: Gordon finishes 6th in final NASCAR race

    Jeff Gordon climbed out of his race car and stepped into the waiting arms of team owner Rick Hendrick.


  • Kyle Busch completes comeback to win 1st Cup title

    Kyle Busch watched the season opener from a hospital bed, his pregnant wife and his dogs by his side.


  • Shortened race in Phoenix determines final 3 Chase spots

    Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. advanced to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship finale after surviving a long Sunday that ended with a rain-shortened race at …


  • Keeping Pace: Youngster Brandon Garber goes after 2 titles on flat track

    For Spokane Valley youngster Brandon Garber, Spokane Speedway’s two-day championship will be a busy affair as the 10-year-old will be chasing two titles at the motorcycle flat track. The Adams …


  • Keeping Pace: Freeman’s Jake Nickerson will bid for national drag racing crown

    For Freeman High School’s Jake Nickerson, practicing with the Scotties football program takes up much of his afternoons, but he’s also keeping focused on his racing career that has evolved …


  • Auto racing: Carl Edwards holds off Hamlin to win at Darlington

    Carl Edwards took the lead on the last pit stop and held off Denny Hamlin on a restart eight laps from the end for his first Southern 500 victory Sunday …


  • IndyCar driver Justin Wilson in coma after wreck at Pocono

    LONG POND, Pa. – IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of …


  • Parents of dead driver want ‘justice’

    The parents of a sprint car driver struck and killed last year by Tony Stewart believe a wrongful death lawsuit is the only way to hold the NASCAR star accountable. …


  • Wofford races to win in Idaho 200

    In a race that pits local talent against the top Late Model drivers in the Northwest, the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 200 did not disappoint as J.C. Wofford of Wapato, …


  • He can go home again

    INDIANAPOLIS – His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found …


  • Johnson picks way through field to win at Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. – The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint …


  • Junior tweets car better than driver

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. saved his first tweet for the night of his 2014 Daytona 500 win. About 5,100 tweets and one year later, Earnhardt lamented on …


  • Gordon takes pole in unpopular Daytona qualifying

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The qualifying session for NASCAR’s biggest race of the year was lambasted by Tony Stewart as “a complete embarrassment” and called a “cute show” by Clint …


  • Hamilton hopes to have more challengers

    Lewis Hamilton hopes to have several challengers, rather than just his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, when he defends his Formula One title this season. Last year’s battle was intense, with …


  • Bill Elliott headlines 5 drivers in NASCAR Hall of Fame class

    Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR’s Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina, a group that included three champions (Elliot, Joe Weatherly, Rex White), the first …


  • Doug Pace: New way of scheduling pays off for Stateline Speedway

    Many of the region’s racing facilities are working their way towards the end of the 2014 season with events being held the rest of the month at sites including Spokane …


  • Emmert says NCAA will appeal ruling

    College athletics: NCAA president Mark Emmert said Sunday that college sports’ largest governing body will appeal Friday’s federal court decision that gives athletes a right to some of the millions …


  • Liberty Lake’s Manfred gets 10th NHRA win

    Liberty Lake’s Tom Manfred recently picked up his 10th career victory on the NHRA. While the number may seem small, winning a “Wally” – the trophy named after NHRA founder …


  • ’Bama beats Oregon, earns CWS berth

    SOFTBALL: Haylie McCleney homered in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a scoreless tie and Alabama beat Oregon 2-0 on Sunday in Oklahoma City, setting up an all-Southeastern …


  • Hamilton winner in Bahrain F1 race

    Lewis Hamilton edged Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take the victory by just one second at Forumla One’s Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir on Sunday. …


  • A slick victory

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – After two rain delays lasting more than five hours, a slick race track wasn’t going to stop Carl Edwards from celebrating his first win of the season. …


  • Keselowski wins pole

    AVONDALE, Ariz. – Brad Keselowski has earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through NASCAR’s new knockout-style qualifying Friday. Keselowski had a fast lap of 139.384 mph, …


  • Decade later, Dale Jr. Daytona winner again

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona’s longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end. NASCAR’s most popular driver won the Daytona …


  • Barbosa ensures win

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After more than 2,400 miles and 23 1/2 hours of racing, the most prestigious North American sports car race came down to 8 minutes and a …


  • Fans honor injured Schumacher on his 45th birthday

    GRENOBLE, France – Michael Schumacher’s fans converged Friday on a hospital in the French Alps to honor the Formula One great on his 45th birthday, just days after he was …


  • Schumacher critically injured while skiing

    PARIS – Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, doctors said. The Grenoble …


  • Andy Granatelli dead at 90

    Andy Granatelli, the former CEO of STP motor oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car owner, innovator and entrepreneur, has died. He was 90. Granatelli’s son, …


  • Hendrick: Johnson lightning in bottle

    LAS VEGAS – Rick Hendrick remembers the stress-filled days in 2001 when he was trying to launch a new team with an unproven driver. He had an interested sponsor in …


  • Behar to test with Rev Racing

    The honors continue to roll in for Otis Orchards driving sensation, Nicole Behar, as NASCAR announced Thursday that the newly crowned HyDrive Late Model champion has been selected to take …

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