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Is Greg Ives the Right Crew Chief to Get Dale Earnhardt Jr. a Sprint Cup Title?

Whenever there is a significant crew chief change in NASCAR 's Sprint Cup Series—particularly when it's a high-profile change—the inclination for many observers is that it will take a certain amount of time for the driver and the new crew chief to gel. That was the assumption I'm sure many Dale Earnhardt Jr. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas 2015: Start Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

Bump drafting, burnouts and brawls. In Texas, NASCAR races typically go in that order. Last fall, the biggest melee of the season took place at Texas Motor Speedway. Following an on-track incident, Jeff Gordon went after Brad Keselowski,...Show More Summary

Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix 2015: Results, Times for Practice and Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel’s victory in Malaysia suggested the 2015 Formula One season is not just going to be about Mercedes’ drivers cruising towards another title, and the Chinese GP will give an indication of what sort of title battle lies...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Fernando Alonso, Nico Rosberg and More

Despite retiring from his first race with the team in Malaysia, Fernando Alonso is happy at McLaren. So much so, in fact, that the 2005 and '06 world champion is intending to see out his career at the Woking -based team, with Alonso,...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the Duck Commander 500

Texas is the home to some of the most entertaining sports teams in the entire country. But when NASCAR hits the Lone Star State, there is no bigger spectacle than what takes place at Texas Motor Speedway. The 1.5-mile track hosts two races every year, with two different drivers typically finding their way into Victory Lane. Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton Reveals Mercedes Contract Delay, Labels Talks 'Pain in Backside'

Lewis Hamilton has admitted representing himself in contract negotiations with Mercedes is a "pain in the backside." As reported by Pete Gill and William Esler of Sky Sports, the Formula One champion now thinks it is "unlikely" an extension will be agreed in time for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Show More Summary

Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Texas

NASCAR returns after a two-week respite at Texas Motor Speedway for the Duck Commander 500. The last time the circuit visited Texas, Kevin Harvick shoved Brad Keselowski into Jeff Gordon’s cohorts, and pit road erupted into mosh pitShow More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Has Fast Mix Chasing Texas Speed at Night

The next NASCAR Sprint Cup Series challenge will be hosted at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night, April 11 in Fort Worth, Texas. The five NSCS drivers who have been to Victory Lane this season are no strangers to checkered flags in the past. Show More Summary

Chinese Grand Prix 2015: 5 Key Storylines Ahead of Shanghai Race

After Sebastian Vettel 's surprise win in Malaysia, there is no shortage of storylines ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix, the third event of the 2015 Formula One season. Having seen their eight-race winning streak come to an end at Sepang,...Show More Summary

Chinese Grand Prix 2015 Preview: Start Time, TV Times, Weather, Schedule, Odds

After the drama and excitement of the last race in Malaysia, it's Shanghai's turn to put its mark on the Formula One season when it hosts the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix. Held at the Shanghai International Circuit since 2004, the race has a history of producing somewhat unexpected winners. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas 2015: Latest NASCAR Team News, Top Drivers and More

After a one-week break, the NASCAR season resumes in Texas this weekend. The last time the Sprint Cup was in the Lone Star State, fireworks and fists were the story following Jimmie Johnson's victory. Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski were involved in a melee following the race that captured the entire sport's attention. Show More Summary

NASCAR Xfinity Series at Texas 2015: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

Two weeks off is long enough for some of the brightest young drivers in NASCAR. The Xfinity Series will finally return in Texas with a Friday race in the Lone Star State. Chase Elliott continues to climb up the standings, but he is still 15 points away from Ty Dillon at the top. Show More Summary

The Top 5 Moments in Chinese Grand Prix History

This weekend's Chinese Grand Prix will only mark the 12th running of the race. The Shanghai International Circuit does not have the glamorous, mystical, dangerous history of older Formula One circuits like Monza or Silverstone or Monaco. Still,...Show More Summary

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 7 Edition

After a rare weekend off in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (the next one it will take off is in mid-June), it's back to business this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Already this season, there have been a number of unforeseen developments...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Mercedes Fightback, Roberto Merhi, More

Mercedes believe they have all the right tools to repel Ferrari's challenge as the 2015 Formula One season goes on, but are being forced to bring forward some development work in a bid to stay ahead. Team boss Toto Wolff says there is...Show More Summary

Chinese Grand Prix 2015: 5 Key Facts About Shanghai Circuit

The third round of the 2015 Formula One season, the Chinese Grand Prix, takes place at the Shanghai International Circuit. The track, located on the outskirts of Shanghai, first joined the calendar in 2004 and has been a regular fixture on the schedule since. Show More Summary

Going Out on Top: The Story of Jim Clark's Final Formula 1 Race

Just before three o'clock in the afternoon on New Year's Day, 1968, 23 men lined up on the starting grid for the South African Grand Prix, the first race of the new Formula One season. The hot African sun beamed down on the slim, metal cars, and sweat soaked the drivers before the starting flag even waved. Show More Summary

2015 Quickly Becoming the Year of the Unexpected and Bizarre in NASCAR

A few years back, a friend and I flew out to Arizona a day early for a Phoenix race so that we could play golf in Sedona, which was a bit like swinging clubs at little white balls in the middle of a John Wayne movie. The Searchers, perhaps. The...Show More Summary

Did Red Bull and Renault Really Show Any Improvement at the Malaysian GP?

Like Seinfeld's Frank Costanza at Festivus, Red Bull and their engine supplier, Renault, have spent the early part of the 2015 Formula One season publicly airing their grievances with each other. Now, a truce has been called, although Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko could not resist one last shot at the French auto company. Show More Summary

Jeff Gordon Showing Signs That His Swan Song Will Still End on a High Note

The way things looked after the first two races, Jeff Gordon’s 2015 season hopes—let alone any hope of retiring on top with a fifth career Sprint Cup championship—looked pretty bleak. After finishing 33rd at Daytona (caught up in a last...Show More Summary

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