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How Important Is Tire Technology to NASCAR Drivers?

Go behind the scenes with NASCAR driver Greg Biffle and others and as they discuss the importance of tire technology in their approach to each race. From air pressure to track compound to tire temperature, these drivers depend on varied elements to get the best performance out of their wheels. Read more Motorsports news on

NASCAR at Phoenix 2014: Complete Preview and Prediction for Quicken Loans 500

NASCAR returns to the Valley of the Sun this weekend, home to Phoenix International Raceway, the site of the penultimate race of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Sunday’s Quicken Loans 500 is also known as the "Last Chance Dance" for the eight drivers in the Eliminator Round of the Chase. Show More Summary

Power Ranking the Formula 1 Teams After 2014 United States Grand Prix

Mercedes once again proved their dominance over the rest of the Formula One field at the 2014 United States Grand Prix. Their margin over Williams and Red Bull was, after a mid-race scare, significant. Daniel Ricciardo, Felipe MassaShow More Summary

NASCAR Nationwide Series at Phoenix 2014: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

The annihilation of the Nationwide Series continued in Texas for Kyle Busch as he secured his 100th lower-level victory. NASCAR fans might be growing tired of seeing the Joe Gibbs Racing driver at the top, but Busch is looking for another checkered flag in Phoenix. While Busch drives the No. Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Driver Intensity Up as Season Shrinks to Two Events

After 34 NASCAR Sprint Cup point events in 2014 the season is down to two events at Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. Driver and team intensity is up owing to the new elimination playoff format during the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Show More Summary

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 35 Chase Edition

Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson won last Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but he already had been eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup. If that wasn't enough to reduce Johnson's win to a certain level...Show More Summary

Can Felipe Massa Break Mercedes' Stranglehold at 2014 Brazilian GP?

When it comes to drivers upping their game for their home race, few on the current grid can match Felipe Massa. While world champions such as Lewis Hamilton, who in July told the Daily Mail's Jonathan McEvoy that the local fans "spurred...Show More Summary

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

Formula One's depleted 18-car field will arrive in Sao Paulo this weekend for the 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix. The missing teams, Caterham and Marussia, remain in administration; their futures are uncertain. Lewis Hamilton's victory in the United States Grand Prix gave him a 24-point lead in the drivers' championship. Show More Summary

The Biggest NASCAR Storylines Ahead of the Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix

No one could have imagined the level of excitement and interest the new Chase format has created. Along with making the racing more competitive by emphasizing the importance of winning, the new format makes the fans look forward to the race's after show. Show More Summary

Brazilian Grand Prix 2014: 10 Key Facts About Interlagos Circuit

The 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix will be the 32nd time the Formula One world championship visits the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace—better known as Interlagos—in Sao Paulo. Mercedes has already won the constructors' championship and one ofShow More Summary

NASCAR at Phoenix 2014: Latest NASCAR Team News, Top Drivers and More

Just one race remains before the Chase field is eliminated to four drivers. After that, only one event stands between them and a championship in Homestead. Let's just say Phoenix should pack plenty of punch. And that's following oneShow More Summary

NASCAR Truck Series at Phoenix 2014: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

The Camping World Truck Series might not have a Chase like the Sprint Cup level, but that doesn't mean the points race is any less enthralling. However, it appears just two drivers remain with a realistic shot at a title. Heading into the final two truck races of the season, Matt Crafton has yet again built a comfortable lead. Show More Summary

Why Kevin Harvick Is Ready to Deliver Under Pressure at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick has spent much of his Sprint Cup career as an underdog. He had the massive task of filling the shoes of the late Dale Earnhardt when the latter was killed in the 2001 Daytona 500. He struggled far too much during his 13-year...Show More Summary

NASCAR Fines Multiple Crew Chiefs and Members in Wake of Texas Speedway Brawl

Another fracas broke out following a NASCAR race involving Brad Keselowski, this time at Texas Motor Speedway. The two biggest differences this time around? He was caught up with Jeff Gordon on Sunday and neither driver was penalized for his actions. Show More Summary

Will Jeff Gordon Be Able to Block out Revenge Factor and Focus on Phoenix?

After Sunday’s post-race brawl at Texas Motor Speedway, Jeff Gordon is left with a dilemma: What to do with Brad Keselowski ? If this was any time during the 26-race regular season, Gordon could very easily come back and play tit-for-tat with Bad Brad in the following race. Show More Summary

Sebastian Vettel Has Departed Red Bull Psychologically After United States GP

The United States Grand Prix was always bound to be one of the most difficult weekends of the year, in this year of difficult weekends, for Sebastian Vettel. At most other races in 2014, the four-time world champion has arrived at a track with at least a degree of hope. A hope that this will be the weekend that he turns his season around. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Nico Rosberg Error, Alonso/McLaren and More

Nico Rosberg has revealed that an error deploying his car's hybrid power opened the door for Lewis Hamilton to take the lead at the United States Grand Prix. As he edges ever closer to the 2014 crown, Hamilton's fellow countryman, motorsport...Show More Summary

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Ranking Ahead of Phoenix

Any progress that Danica Patrick made during the first several races of the Chase seems all but forgotten. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver wasn't in contention for the Chase but had six top-20 finishes in eight races prior to Martinsville. Show More Summary

Will Becoming NASCAR's Biggest Villain Help or Hurt Brad Keselowski's Career?

Brad Keselowski may not win this 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. But at the rate he has been going, he will be the one driver most remembered for it whether he wins the championship or not. Keselowski was front and center in the...Show More Summary

Fantasy NASCAR at Phoenix 2014: Picks, Top Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Avondale, Arizona, this week for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500. The series last raced at Phoenix International Raceway in March. Kevin Harvick dominated the last race at Phoenix. He qualified 13th and led 224 of the 312 laps on his way to his first victory of the season. Show More Summary

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