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Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Paddock News from 2014 Russian Grand Prix

It was a sombre and subdued Formula One world which descended upon Sochi this week for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. The sport has been shaken to its core by the news Jules Bianchi suffered a severe brain injury in his horrific crash...Show More Summary

Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2014: Results, Times for Practice and Qualifying

A sobering week in the world of Formula One concludes with the excitement of a brand new track, as the season travels to Sochi, Russia, with four races remaining. The sport is currently pulling together in support of Jules Bianchi, who sustained serious head injuries at last Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Show More Summary

Will Looking Ahead to Talladega Trip Up 2014 Chase Drivers at Charlotte?

Let’s clear something up here. NASCAR is racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend, isn ’t that right? I believe the event is the Bank of America 500 on Saturday night. I’m a bit confused here. If NASCAR ’s Sprint Cup Series is...Show More Summary

Is Dale Jr.'s Dream Sprint Cup Season Over?

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. opened the season with a win in the Daytona 500, it set into motion a series of events that many believed would result in Junior's first Sprint Cup Series championship. In the weeks following Junior's second Daytona...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Charlotte 2014 Results: Race Order, Final Times and Twitter Reaction

Kyle Busch grabbed some momentum ahead of Saturday's Sprint Cup: Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway with an impressive performance at Thursday's qualifying. He grabbed the pole position with a top speed of 197.390 and an incredible best time of 27.357. Busch was the fastest racer on a particularly quick Charlotte track. Show More Summary

How Move from Joe Gibbs Racing to Team Penske Has Made Joey Logano a Contender

Joey Logano has to be the most relaxed man at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. That's because his spot in the Eliminator 8 Round of the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup already has been secured by virtue of his win at Kansas...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Charlotte 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

After a chaotic first race in the Contender round, some of the favorites to win the Chase are in need of a big result in Charlotte. Drivers like Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will look to rebound with a solid qualifying session Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The session, which begins at 7:20 p.m. Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Elimination Chase Jumbles Contenders on Way to Charlotte

The second gauntlet round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship has taken a toll on the top NASCAR Sprint Cup contenders as teams prepare for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11. Some of the 12 remaining...Show More Summary

Power Ranking the Formula 1 Teams After 2014 Japanese Grand Prix

The 2014 Japanese Grand Prix ended with a Mercedes one-two, but it wasn't all plain sailing for the German constructor. For the first time this year, a car with identical compound tyres of a similar age was genuinely quicker than either Mercedes for a sustained period of time. Two cars, actually. Show More Summary

Why Formula 1 Should Not Be Going to Russia in 2014

"We are happy, the sponsors appear to be happy, so we carry on," Bernie Ecclestone recently told The Times' Kevin Eason (subscription required) regarding this weekend's Russian Grand Prix. "No one has spoken to me about this race or told me that we cannot go. Show More Summary

NASCAR at Charlotte 2014: Complete Preview, Prediction for Bank of America 500

After four of the 10 races that make up the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup, the excitement level has been kicked up a notch. In the aftermath of what should have been a boring and non-eventful 1.5-mile sleeper at Kansas Speedway lastShow More Summary

The Biggest NASCAR Storylines Ahead of the Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte II

Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, the first of the three-race Contender round of the Chase, was an eye opener for several Chase drivers. Several big names are dangerously close to the chopping block, while others, including some who haven’t even won a race this year, are high up in points. Show More Summary

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

The Russian Grand Prix will be the 16th round of the 2014 Formula One world championship season. It will be the first-ever race in the world's largest country, and the venue will be the Sochi Autodrom. The circuit threads its way through...Show More Summary

How Fernando Alonso Quitting Ferrari for McLaren Would Shake Up 2015 F1 Grid

The on-track action paled into insignificance at Suzuka last Saturday as two of the biggest driver switches in the recent history of Formula One edged towards completion. As all eyes were focused on Fernando Alonso, the double worldShow More Summary

NASCAR at Charlotte 2014: Latest NASCAR Team News, Drivers to Watch and More

Much like the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, a Team Penske driver took the opening race of the Contender Round. Only this time, his teammate would be near the bottom of the Chase Grid. Joey Logano equaled Brad Keselowski with his fifth victory of the season to secure a berth into the Eliminator Round. Show More Summary

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Charlotte 2014: Full Schedule, Rankings and Preview

Dominance by Kyle Busch is nothing new, but his recent stretch has given even experienced drivers headaches. Earning his 69th Nationwide victory in Kansas was his second straight and sixth of the year. Busch followed that up with a strong race at the Sprint Cup level, shaking woes he had at the track dating back several years. Show More Summary

Is Hendrick Motorsports' NASCAR Dominance in Question Due to Rough 2014 Chase?

Going into this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup, it appeared that in addition to Team Penske, Hendrick Motorsports was the other team to beat for the championship. Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. all look primed to make a run for their fifth, seventh and first championships, respectively. Show More Summary

Is It Panic Time for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup?

It's shaping up as a really big week for Dale Earnhardt Jr. He's already begun celebrating his 40th birthday, even though the big day isn't actually until this Friday. And there is this 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup deal, too,...Show More Summary

Russian Grand Prix 2014: 6 Key Facts About Sochi Circuit

Formula One heads to Sochi, Russia this week with Jules Bianchi still in the hospital following his terrifying crash in Japan and the dark cloud of the Russia–Ukraine conflict hanging over Eastern Europe. This is F1's first visit toShow More Summary

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Standings Ahead of Charlotte

Despite being out of the Chase Grid for the second straight season, Danica Patrick has made a dent with her recent results. Outside of a poor finish at Dover, Patrick has finished inside the top 20 in three of the four Chase events. Since...Show More Summary

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