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Racing Guru Steve O'Donnell and Drivers Break Down NASCAR's Rules Dilemma

In a media conference last Friday prior to the running of Michigan International Speedway's Pure Michigan 400, NASCAR 's Steve O'Donnell announced that the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup will be run under the standard rules package...Show More Summary

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

Scuderia Ferrari announced on Wednesday that 2007 Formula 1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen has agreed to a new one-year contract that will keep the 35-year-old with the team throughout the 2016 season. Sky Sports were among the firstShow More Summary

Michael Waltrip Racing Won't Field Full-Time Team for 2016 Sprint Cup Season

After nine years as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup team, Michael Waltrip Racing will take a major step back starting in 2016. According to Tom Jensen of FoxSports.com, MWR will no longer field a full-time team next season, which means current drivers Clint Bowyer and David Ragan will be free to explore their options with other teams. Show More Summary

NASCAR Xfinity Series at Bristol 2015: Schedule, Standings, Ticket Info, More

After a brief detour to a road course in Ohio, NASCAR 's Xfinity Series next takes to Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee, on Friday for the Food City 300. Regan Smith made things interesting last week by seizing the checkered flag and keeping the race on the leaderboard tight. Show More Summary

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

The 2015 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix marks the end of the summer break and the start of the season's second half. Ten races are behind us; this will be Round 11 of 19. The venue will be the majestic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the Ardennes Forest, close to the country's eastern border. Show More Summary

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 24

With three races remaining until the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, we have some significant movement in this week’s "Driver Rankings." Jimmie Johnson, who has held the top spot for the last several weeks, falls to third, while Sprint Cup points leader and defending series champion Kevin Harvick takes over the No. Show More Summary

One Menz Opinion: Danica Patrick's Drawing Power More Important Than Ever

In yet another first for NASCAR, Stewart-Haas Racing had fig bars on hand for everyone to sample when Tuesday's news conference announcing Danica Patrick's contract extension and new sponsorship broke up. Fig bars...and NASCAR. Think...Show More Summary

Danica Patrick, Stewart-Haas Racing Agree to New Contract: Details and Reaction

Danica Patrick's NASCAR future was secured Tuesday as the 33-year-old driver signed a contract extension to remain with Stewart-Haas Racing. The new deal became official during a press conference as Stewart-Haas co-owner and NASCAR superstar...Show More Summary

Why Max Verstappen Will Be the Driver to Watch at the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso, as ever, kept his cards close to his chest. Valtteri Bottas was looking forward to heading back home to Finland and a month with "no travelling." Marcus Ericsson? Five days in Croatia would do the trick. Daniel Ricciardo spoke of working "on this tan" in St. Show More Summary

F1 Team Budgets: Which Teams Are Getting the Best Value for Their Money in 2015?

Despite declining sponsorship revenue, the loss of the German Grand Prix (at least for this year) and falling television viewing figures, Formula One team budgets remain quite healthy. This season, every team except Manor is spending...Show More Summary

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for Irwin Tools 500 Bristol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Bristol, Tennessee, this week for the Irwin Tools 500. This will be the second trip to Thunder Valley for the Sprint Cup Series this season. The race in April was delayed by rain, and as soon as it began, teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano wrecked each other. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: McLaren-Honda, Valtteri Bottas and More

McLaren -Honda are planning to make a huge leap in performance when their new-spec engine is fired up at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. The team's shortcomings in 2015 have been a direct result of Honda's faulty V6 turbo power unit,...Show More Summary

NASCAR Truck Series at Bristol 2015: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

After a heated weekend trip to Michigan, NASCAR 's Camping World Truck Series next tackles a quick midweek turnaround for the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Tempers flared this past weekend in Michigan, but in the end, series regular and hottest NASCAR driver around Kyle Busch stole his second Truck Series win in a row. Show More Summary

Belgian Grand Prix 2015: 5 Bold Predictions for Spa Race

Formula One's long summer break is drawing to a close and we'll finally get a chance to see the cars in action again at this weekend's 2015 Belgian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel goes into the race on a high following his brilliant victory in Hungary. Show More Summary

Disastrous NASCAR Rules Package Makes Matt Kenseth's Michigan Win Day of Infamy

It was no discredit either to Matt Kenseth or his increasingly dominant Joe Gibbs Racing team that NASCAR’s rules geniuses botched the package used in the Pure Michigan 400. It’s not the winner’s job to keep everyone else caught up. “We had, obviously, a dominant car since we got here,” Kenseth said. Show More Summary

Sprint Cup Chase 2015: NASCAR Standings, Schedule Post-Pure Michigan 400

Matt Kenseth ruled the day on Sunday at the Pure Michigan 400. Kenseth led for 146 of the 200 laps in the race and cruised to his third win of the season. Toyota Racing congratulates its driver on his victory: ESPN Stats & Info addsShow More Summary

NASCAR at Michigan 2015: Winners and Losers from the Pure Michigan 400

Matt Kenseth’s win in the Pure Michigan 400 was pure domination. Kenseth led 146 laps out of 200 on the day and rarely trailed at all, often battling with Austin Dillon here and there, but never for any prolonged period. NASCAR rolled out a new aero package for Michigan, and it was, to put it mildly, a bit of a snore. Show More Summary

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

Matt Kenseth put on a dominant performance in the sweltering Sunday heat in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, leading 146 of the 200 laps en route to his third victory of the season. ItShow More Summary

Red Bull Air Race 2015: Ascot Race Results and Rankings from Sunday

Double world champion Paul Bonhomme smashed the field at Ascot to guarantee a British winner at his home Red Bull Air Race. The winner clocked a penalty-free run in the Final 4 of 1:06.416, beating Matt Hall into second place after the Australian gained a two-second penalty. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Michigan 2015: Live Results, Standings for Pure Michigan 400

Matt Kenseth made his second trip to Victory Lane in the past three weeks with a win in Sunday afternoon's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Kenseth was dominant, leading 146 of 200 laps to hand Joe Gibbs Racing its...Show More Summary

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