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Will Kevin Harvick's Title Elevate Stewart-Haas Racing to Elite Status?

When Gene Haas first began operating a Sprint Car team full-time in 2003, it’s fair to say the results weren ’t what he expected. Frankly, Haas/CNC Racing was a virtual non-entity. From 2003 through 2008, no full-time Haas/CNC driver...Show More Summary

What Does the Future Hold for Tony Stewart After Winning Latest Title as Owner?

After undoubtedly the most tumultuous, trying 15-month stretch of his life, Tony Stewart finally could smile again in Victory Lane at Homestead-Miami Speedway last Sunday. No, he didn't win the Sprint Cup race. In fact, he didn't win...Show More Summary

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Final Edition

You know who's No. 1 in the final 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup driver rankings. It can be no other than Kevin Harvick, who captured the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in dramatic fashion, securing the title by going to Victory LaneShow More Summary

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014 Preview: Start Time, TV Times, Weather, Schedule, Odds

The 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is finally here. After eighteen races in a season spanning eight months, it all comes down to this. Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have traded the world title lead all season long. Both...Show More Summary

McLaren's 2015 Driver Delay Hints at Formula 1 Reprieve for Jenson Button

Jenson Button has retained his dignity throughout Formula One's biggest transfer saga, but the true extent of his hurt and anger became clear over the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend. After five seasons of service to McLaren, the British...Show More Summary

Top 10 F1 Figures to Follow on Twitter

Formula One's awkward attitude toward social media has been one of the main talking points of the 2014 season, with the sport showing few signs of embracing new media despite its declining popularity. Bernie Ecclestone, F1's ringmaster,...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Homestead-Miami 2014: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season all comes down to one race, as four drivers will vie for a championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman are all in search of their first career title, and the driver who finishes best among them will secure it. Show More Summary

NASCAR Chase 2014: Full Rankings and Predictions Before Final Race

The Ford EcoBoost 400 is the 36th and final race in the 2014 Sprint Cup Series. For the four drivers still in contention for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it's really the only one that matters. Yes, this nascent Sprint Cup format has turned the Homestead-Miami Speedway into a do-or-die contest. Show More Summary

The Hottest Storylines in NASCAR Coming out of the 2014 Season

It would be difficult to recall and characterize the 2014 NASCAR season without a flood of superlatives coming to mind. “Remarkable,” “exciting,” “entertaining” and “unbelievable” are just a few that could be used. At times, it feltShow More Summary

Should Formula 1 Keep Its Controversial Double-Points Rule Despite Criticism?

For much of this year, the double-points rule has cast a shadow over Formula One. The punch-and-counter-punch title fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the dominant Mercedes drivers, has—like several battles throughout the...Show More Summary

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Yas Marina Circuit

The Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi is hosting the final race of the 2014 Formula One season this weekend. While Mercedes have already locked up the constructors' title, the drivers' championship will be decided in the desert, with Lewis...Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Lewis Hamilton, Caterham, Cartels and More

Mercedes want to hand Lewis Hamilton a new contract immediately after the final race of the season — whether he comes out on top or not. Team boss Toto Wolff has revealed the long-suspended talks are set to resume as soon as the chequered flag falls in Abu Dhabi. Show More Summary

Why the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Format Was a Huge Success for NASCAR

When unveiled last January, the new elimination format for the Chase for the Sprint Cup started out on wobbly legs. Drivers had no clue what to expect, fans initially didn ’t seem to like it and the media was essentially unsure whatShow More Summary

Bruce Jenner Involved in $500,000 Car Wreck During Baja 1000

Racing in the Baja 1000 can be an expensive pursuit. As Bruce Jenner and his son Burt found out, crashing in the Baja 1000 can be even costlier. According to TMZ, (h/t Derrick Bryson Taylor of the New York Post's Page Six), the Jenners crashed their $500,000 truck into a ditch along Mile 170 of the endurance race. Show More Summary

Rally Car Driver Ken Block Hits the Streets of Los Angeles for 'Gymkhana 7'

Professional rally car driver Ken Block is back and as good as ever. Starting in 2008, Block has posted a series of gymkhana videos showcasing his amazing driving skills. Last year's "Gymkhana Six" showed him having some fun on a course,...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Last-Race Title Deciders in Formula 1 History

So whose side are you on? The 2014 Formula One World Championship will be decided at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, the Mercedes drivers, in contention for the title. Hamilton, leading hisShow More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2014 Winner: Recapping Road to Kevin Harvick's 1st Title

Kevin Harvick took his first ever Sprint Cup Series title Sunday with a come-from-behind victory, but the thrilling ending was the culmination of a year-long road to glory. The 38-year-old held off Ryan Newman, one of the four remaining Chase contenders, who was set to win it in second place before Harvick's late surge. Show More Summary

NASCAR Chase 2014: Gripping Finale Proves Format Change Isn't Needed

For all of the criticism, NASCAR 's 2014 Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway had a fitting ending. The big knock on the new Chase format is its discounting of wins for consistent finishes, but victory loomed large Sunday for Kevin Harvick and Ryan Newman. Show More Summary

Examining the 10 Formula 1 Title Races Double Points Would Have Affected

Formula One's decision to award double points for the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix — the final race of the season — was met with a mixture of disbelief, horror and dismay among fans. The system was implemented with the unanimous approval of every team on the grid and championed by promoter Bernie Ecclestone. Show More Summary

Denny Hamlin's Great Shot at NASCAR Title Spoiled by Late-Race Gamble

It was a very disappointed Denny Hamlin who stood on pit road of Homestead-Miami Speedway after the checkered flag fell on the Ford EcoBoost 400, giving interview after interview. It may have been the toughest interviews he had to give in a week full of media activity. You could see it on his face. Show More Summary

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