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  • Logano 7th winner in seven races

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh …


  • 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 new Elliott turning heads

    Bill Elliott rarely got rattled during his three-plus decades racing at NASCAR’s highest level. He worked hard, didn’t worry about what was going on around him, and did his talking …


  • Auto notes: Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

    Chase Elliott has grabbed his first career Nationwide Series victory, using a strong pass of Kevin Harvick and then pulling away for an easy win at Texas Motor Speedway in …


  • Busch holds off Johnson at Martinsville

    Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for the …


  • Auto notes: Takuma Sato takes St. Petersburg pole

    Takuma Sato won the pole at St. Petersburg, Fla., for today’s season-opening IndyCar Series race. Sato circled the street course in 1 minute, 0.01 seconds in Saturday’s rain-delayed qualifying session …


  • Auto notes: Busch wins pole at Martinsville

    Kyle Busch became the sixth driver to win a pole in the first six Sprint Cup races this season. Busch turned a fast lap at 99.674 mph Friday in qualifying …


  • Busch wins in Fontana stunner

    FONTANA, Calif. – With tires and tempers blowing up all over the track for 400 crazy miles, Kyle Busch stayed calm and relied on his remarkable knack for big finishes …


  • Auto notes: Matt Kenseth claims NASCAR pole in Fontana

    Although Matt Kenseth thinks track position is less important on Fontana’s well-aged asphalt than on other NASCAR ovals, he is still excited to start up front Sunday. Kenseth won the …


  • 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. …


  • Hamlin tries to bury hatchet

    Their feud started with some Twitter posts about the closing laps of the Daytona 500 and it heightened three weeks later at Bristol Motor Speedway, where an on-track spin nearly …


  • Auto racing notes: Hamlin sets track record with pole-winning run

    Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Hamlin set a track record Friday with a lap at 129.991 mph …


  • IndyCar, NASCAR drivers discuss difficulty of ‘The Double’

    With Kurt Busch signed up to become the fourth driver to attempt to run both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, many IndyCar fans have …


  • Rolling like dice in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn’t have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway. And when Earnhardt’s tank went bust on …


  • Busch continues dominating ways in Phoenix

    Kyle Busch became the first driver to win three straight Nationwide races at Phoenix International Raceway, dominating his way through a rain-shortened race Saturday in Avondale, Ariz. Busch took an …


  • 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, …


  • Earnhardt on whirlwind tour after Daytona win

    AUSTIN, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr. is all over the place. No time at all to process the significance of his second Daytona 500 victory. Earnhardt has been traveling almost …


  • 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 …


  • In brief: Spurs end long road trip with loss to Suns

    NBA: Ish Smith scored a career-high 15 points, matched his career best of seven rebounds and triggered a 17-point second-quarter run that propelled the Phoenix Suns past the road-weary San …


  • Eagles snuff out Orange’s perfect season

    Men’s basketball: Olivier Hanlan and Patrick Heckman hit 3-pointers in overtime, while Lonnie Jackson made four straight free throws in the final 26.2 seconds, and lowly Boston College stunned top-ranked …


  • Hamlin survives Sprint Unlimited

    Denny Hamlin won a race of attrition Saturday night, beating just seven other cars to the finish of the exhibition Sprint Unlimited. Only eight cars finished the 75-lap showcase at …


  • Stewart gets back on track

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. As far as he’s concerned, those are the only …


  • Auto racing: Patrick deflects criticism

    Danica Patrick has a two-year-old photo of her in the car at Daytona, on the receiving end of two thumbs up from Richard Petty. “It’s a back shot of his …


  • Newsmakers

    Suspended New Washington football coach Chris Petersen suspended quarterback Cyler Miles and receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow indefinitely for violation of team rules. The school said Petersen would have no further comment …


  • Newsmakers

    Diagnosed Former All-Star pitcher Curt Schilling has announced that he is battling cancer, according to a statement released on Wednesday through his employer, ESPN. The statement did not indicate what …


  • New Sprint Cup format encourages winning races

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Say goodbye to the NASCAR era when a driver, fresh off a satisfying, top-10 finish, climbs from the car and raves about what a good points day …


  • Snapshot: NASCAR moves to knock out qualifying format

    NASCAR is overhauling its qualifying process and will go to a knockout format similar to Formula One and IndyCar. The new format will not be used for the Daytona 500, …


  • 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 …


  • No. 4 Wildcats rally past pesky Dragons

    Men’s basketball: Nick Johnson scored 20 points and freshman Aaron Gordon had 10 points and 13 rebounds as No. 4 Arizona rallied from a terrible first half to beat Drexel …


  • Jimmie Johnson wins 6th NASCAR championship

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one …

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