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Indy 500 2015: Latest Race Odds and Sleeper Contenders

It's known as "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," and for the entire month of May, Indianapolis 500 fever sweeps over the state of Indiana and the entire IndyCar circuit like a 200-mph fuel-injected hurricane. Each year's winner claims...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Lewis Hamilton Contract, Tyre War, More

Lewis Hamilton has at last signed a new contract with Mercedes, bringing to an end the speculation over his future. The three-year deal will keep him at the reigning world champions until the end of 2018 and is thought to have made him the highest-paid driver on the grid. Show More Summary

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

Hot on the trail of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is out of Iowa and heads to Charlotte, North Carolina, for what should be an exciting Hisense 300 on Saturday,Show More Summary

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

Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton will be looking to convert his early-season dominance into a long overdue win at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The Mercedes man has won three of the first five races this season to go 20 points clear atop the driver standings. Show More Summary

Who's Hot, Who's Not in NASCAR, After the 2015 All-Star Break

As we reach the midway point of the non-Chase part of the season, it's time to take stock of what has happened so far in NASCAR. Eight drivers have won races already this year, with only two (very familiar names) taking home multiple trophies. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Charlotte 2015: Complete Preview and Prediction for the Coca-Cola 600

The All-Star Race is in the rearview mirror, and now it's time to look ahead to an exciting summer of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, leading into another (hopefully) action-packed Chase in the fall. But first, the Sprint Cup drivers are going...Show More Summary

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

If you like your races high in calories, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway delivers a bastion of high-fructose corn syrup with the most bloated race on the NASCAR circuit. This race has particular appeal if you like them long and you want to get a full two-liter jug of Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson. Show More Summary

2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced: Full List, Reaction and More

The NASCAR Hall of Fame's class of 2016 was revealed on Wednesday, as five members will be inducted during the Jan. 22 ceremony in Charlotte. NASCAR Hall of Fame revealed the inductees on Twitter: A news release from NASCAR's official...Show More Summary

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

The Monaco Grand Prix has long been considered the jewel in Formula One's crown. Held on the absurdly tight, twisty and slow streets of one of the smallest countries in the world, the race will be the sixth round of the 2015 season. This...Show More Summary

Failure or Success at Monaco Grand Prix Could Define McLaren-Honda's Season

McLaren head into the Monaco Grand Prix on the back of the worst start to a season in their long, proud history in Formula One. After five races, the team which boasts 12 drivers' championships and eight constructors' titles hasn't scored a single point. Show More Summary

Indy 500 2015: Most Interesting Drivers and Storylines to Watch

The buildup to the 2015 Indy 500 has been overshadowed by high-profile crashes in practice and has already provided several storylines ahead of Sunday’s race. James Hinchcliffe was taken to the hospital following a crash on Monday, according to BBC Sport, which saw practice shut down for three hours. Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction, More

Lewis Hamilton has signed a three-year contract extension with Mercedes, keeping him with the Formula One team until 2018 and reportedly making him Britain's highest-paid sportsman. Mercedes confirmed on Wednesday that Hamilton had put...Show More Summary

Indy 500 Snake Pit 2015: Artist Lineup, Event Info and Full Schedule

For some, going to the 2015 Indianapolis 500 isn't about watching the biggest stars in the IndyCar Series battle over 200 laps to determine a winner. Instead, it's about crashing the infield of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and entering the Snake Pit. Decades ago, the Snake Pit was known as a place of debauchery. Show More Summary

While Shorter Races Could Benefit NASCAR, Coca-Cola 600 Should Stay Unchanged

As the attention span of most Americans grows smaller and smaller, it’s not a surprise that NASCAR is contemplating shorter races in the future. NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France said just that in a meeting with the Associated Press...Show More Summary

Why the Monaco Grand Prix Is Still the Ultimate Test for Formula 1 Drivers

The Monaco Grand Prix is perhaps the most unusual motorsport event in the world. Thoroughbred Formula One racing machines with 900 horsepower belong on the wide, open, purpose-built circuits they are designed to operate on. The bestShow More Summary

Will the Return of Formula 1 Refuelling Make for Better Racing?

In-race refuelling in Formula One was banned for the 2010 season in an effort to save costs. Clearly that goal has not been accomplished, as spending continues to spiral out of control and lower-budget teams scramble to pay their bills. In...Show More Summary

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 14 Edition

It's tighter at the top of B/R's NASCAR Sprint Cup driver rankings than it's been all year. Who's out front by a nose? Is it Jimmie Johnson, the only Cup driver with three victories this season, including his latest at Kansas in a rain-marred...Show More Summary

Indy 500 2015: Breaking Down Race's Top Contenders

The most prestigious IndyCar event of them all is nearly upon us, as the Indianapolis 500 will be run Sunday, May 24. To help you get pumped up for the event, I'll break down some of the top contenders and notable names worth knowing below. Feel free to crack open a bottle of milk while you read along. Scott Dixon You can't dismiss the pole-sitter. Show More Summary

James Hinchcliffe Injury: Updates on IndyCar Driver's Status After Crash

Another wreck during practice for the Indianapolis 500 resulted in IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe being taken to the hospital after he crashed into the wall of Turn 3 on Monday. The 28-year-old's condition remains uncertain following...Show More Summary

The Best and Worst of Stewart-Haas Racing in 2015 on Display in All-Star Race

Has there been a more disparate Sprint Cup organization this season than Stewart-Haas Racing? Kevin Harvick has been nothing short of outstanding. That’s one of the main reasons why the defending Sprint Cup champion continues to remain...Show More Summary

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