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NASCAR at New Hampshire 2015: Preview and Prediction for the New Hampshire 301

With eight races remaining to set the 16-driver field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Sunday’s race at New Hampshire marks the unofficial start of the so-called Race to the Chase, the eight-race runup to the playoffs that oftentimes...Show More Summary

Power Ranking the 2015 Formula 1 Drivers' Helmets

Formula One has seen many iconic helmets throughout its long and distinguished history. The likes of Ayrton Senna, Gilles Villeneuve, Niki Lauda, Mika Hakkinen, Graham Hill and Damon Hill all wore designs that even to this day remain...Show More Summary

How Long Will Fernando Alonso Realistically Accept Mediocrity at McLaren?

Fernando Alonso scored his first point of the 2015 Formula One season in the British Grand Prix, but far more significant was the point he made after the race. Despite McLaren -Honda's lack of competitiveness this year, Alonso and team-mate...Show More Summary

Formula 1 Rule Changes Use Common Sense to Improve the Sport

Late last Friday, common sense finally prevailed in Formula One. It is just a small step, with the FIA World Motor Sport Council approving some of the F1 Strategy Group's latest recommendations, but even a small step in the right direction is a good sign for the sport after a turbulent year of bankruptcies, double points and threatened boycotts. Show More Summary

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for New Hampshire 301

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Loudon, New Hampshire, this week for the New Hampshire 301. New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a 1.06-mile oval track without much banking in the corners. It is called the Magic Mile, and there are many features of this race that support the nickname. Show More Summary

Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Involved in Crash at Quaker State 400

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Danica Patrick will "chill out" following her expletive-ridden tirade at the driver of the No. 88 car following their incident in Saturday's Quaker State 400. "She will chill out," Earnhardt told reporters. "It happens to all of us. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Jules Bianchi Update, Jenson Button, More

It has been more than nine months since Jules Bianchi suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix, shaking Formula One to the core. It has always been hoped the 25-year-old would make a full recovery, but...Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton Forced to Miss Wimbledon Final Because of His Casual Dress

"Sorry, mate. You're not getting in." Lots of us have been there, harshly rejected from a social gathering because of what we are wearing. However, you don't expect to see it happen to one of the world's great sportsmen at one of sport's greatest events. Show More Summary

Grading Sebastian Vettel's Start to Life at Ferrari Formula 1 Team

Sebastian Vettel's decision to trade in his Red Bull for a shiny new Ferrari was without question the biggest driver market shock of 2014. The announcement at the Japanese Grand Prix effectively confirmed Fernando Alonso would be leaving...Show More Summary

NASCAR's New Rules Package Passes Test at Kentucky, Appears to Be Big Success

Judging by how Saturday’s Quaker State 400 played out, Kyle Busch wasn’t the only winner. So too was NASCAR, and ESPECIALLY its fans. With a track-specific aero rules package implemented specifically for Saturday’s race that significantly...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Winners and Losers from the Quaker State 400

The Quaker State 400 is in the books, and it has to be considered a success from NASCAR's perspective—after all, the race finished well before 3 a.m. and there were no earth-shatteringly awful wrecks. In fact, all around the race in Kentucky was an enjoyable one. Show More Summary

MotoGP German Grand Prix 2015 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

Marc Marquez soared home to win his third consecutive MotoGP German Grand Prix on Sunday, the first time this season he's claimed back-to-back podium finishes after clinching second in Assen last month. Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch's Brilliance on Display in Win Under New Rules Package at Kentucky

Kyle Busch’s great strength has always been his ability to gather up a skidding race car. Astute observers have marveled at his ability to “save a car.” Those same observers have also marveled at Jimmie Johnson’s ability to seldom have to save a car. Johnson has won six championships. Show More Summary

Sprint Cup Chase 2015: NASCAR Standings, Schedule After Quaker State 400

Every Sprint Cup driver best beware of Kyle Busch. He's on fire and moving toward a berth in the Chase after capturing the checkered flag at Kentucky Speedway in the 2015 Quaker State 400 on Saturday. The win was Busch's second of the season and second since returning from an 11-week absence due to injury. Show More Summary

Analysing Lewis Hamilton's Stunning Qualifying Improvement Versus Nico Rosberg

After nine races of the 2014 Formula One season, Nico Rosberg had outqualified his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton 5-4, and each driver had scored four pole positions. At the same point this year, about halfway through the season's...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Kentucky 2015 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Joey Logano and Kyle Busch engaged in a fascinating duel for first place down the stretch of Saturday's Quaker State 400. In the end, it was Busch who emerged with the checkered flag at Kentucky Speedway. The jostle began with approximately 30 laps to go, when Busch and Logano traded positions multiple times in a short span. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Live Results, Standings for Quaker State 400

A strenuous week in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to an end on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET with the running of the Quaker State 400. The 267-lap race at Kentucky Speedway will conclude a wild seven days for most of the drivers in the...Show More Summary

10 Issues at Halfway Stage of 2015 Formula 1 Season

With relatively stable regulations, the 2015 Formula One season was billed as a continuation of 2014. And in many ways, that has been the case. Mercedes remain the team to beat, with Lewis Hamilton continuing to maintain his performance advantage over team-mate Nico Rosberg. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Race Schedule, Live Stream Info and Drivers to Watch

Saturday's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway figures to change the complexion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with relative ease. It's not hard to see why. The track in Kentucky isn't an easy one to master. A whopping 1.5 miles in...Show More Summary

Quaker State 400: Breaking Down the Twitter Buzz Surrounding Saturday's Race

Coming off one of the most drama-filled finishes in recent memory, NASCAR rolls into Kentucky for the Quaker State 400. Here’s a look at some of the storylines being talked about on Twitter leading into Saturday night’s race. The field goes from restrictor -plate racing at Daytona to the new aerodynamics package this weekend. Show More Summary

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