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UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019

Auto racing roundup: Chase Elliott repeats at Watkins Glen; John Force wins 150th Funny Car title in NHRA

A year after racing to his first career NASCAR Cup victory at Watkins Glen, Chase Elliott won a second time in the No. 9 for Hendrick Motorsports, besting Martin Truex …


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

Jay-Z no longer performing at Woodstock 50 show

Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take …


Woodstock 50 organizers-vs-investor clash heads to court

Accusations and counterclaims have piled up as lawyers for organizers of the Woodstock 50 festival and their onetime financial partner head toward a court hearing Monday.


Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory

Mired in a confounding losing streak since the start of his NASCAR Cup career in 2016, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column Sunday, holding off road course ace …


Alexander Rossi wins IndyCar race at Watkins Glen; Josef Newgarden falters

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Alexander Rossi overcame a mechanical malfunction on pit road to notch a big victory. IndyCar points leader Josef Newgarden wasn’t so lucky. Rossi used a stroke …


Truex wins fuel-mileage gamble at The Glen

One by one they passed him as the laps dwindled at Watkins Glen International, and Martin Truex Jr. stuck to the plan. In the end, he was the one laughing …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen

Kyle Busch won the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International, recovering from a spinout and a pit road penalty. Busch topped the Penske Racing duo of Joey Logano and Brad …


Joey Logano’s mindset as NASCAR playoffs loom: Just win, baby!

There are five races left in NASCAR’s regular season. And Matt Kenseth, Clint Bowyer and Joey Logano are challenging for the final playoff berth. The next stop in the series …


Auto racing notebook: Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin wasn’t about to get shoved aside again. Ignoring what he described as the worst pain he has ever felt in a race, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash …


Auto racing: Tony Stewart reportedly hits driver who was walking on track

Authorities are investigating a serious crash that injured one person at a dirt track in Canandaigua, New York, where Tony Stewart was racing on the eve of a NASCAR race. …


Auto Racing notes: Australian Marcos Ambrose in pursuit of berth in Sprint Cup’s Chase

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Eleven drivers have at least one Sprint Cup victory and are locked into the Chase for the championship. Marcos Ambrose wants to make it an even …


Busch finally solves track at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – There was no slipup on the final lap this time, so Kyle Busch’s victory celebration at Watkins Glen International was as sweet as it gets. Bumped …


Kyle Busch edges Allmendinger for pole at The Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Qualifying last, Kyle Busch did what he’d never done before – he won a pole on a road course, shattering the track record at Watkins Glen …