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

After yet another weekend off for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, there will be two events held in a span of five days. The first of those races is a crucial one at Michigan with multiple Sprint Cup regulars in the field. Austin Dillon drove to victory at Pocono and comes back to the track against the trucks at Michigan. Show More Summary

Transforming 5 Hermann Tilke Tracks into the Style of Classic Formula 1 Venues

Hermann Tilke 's creations dominate the modern Formula One calendar. The prolific track architect's first full circuit redesign was done in 1995. The fast, sweeping Osterreichring disappeared from the Styrian countryside, replaced by...Show More Summary

FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Michigan Is 1 of of 4 Must-Wins for Chase Hopefuls

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase elimination playoffs, which emphasize wins for the top 16 performers, has turned winning into an even more coveted achievement. Smaller teams with limited resources can now hope for a win to carry them into Chase for the Sprint Cup territory. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart Should Take a Leave from Racing After Kevin Ward Jr. Tragedy

There are no words to express the grief being experienced now by the family of Kevin Ward Jr., and Tony Stewart, the NASCAR superstar whose sprint car struck and killed Ward Saturday night at a dirt track in Canandaigua, New York. AShow More Summary

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 23 Edition

Anyone who watched Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International came away with the feeling that they had just watched something special. The race on the 2.45-mile road course had a little bit of everything. But most importantly, it had the kind of fantastic finish between eventual winner A.J. Show More Summary

Revisiting Predictions at the Start of the F1 Season: Some Right, More Wrong

There were plenty of unknowns coming into the 2014 Formula One season. With massive changes to the engine regulations promising more retirements and plenty of tantalizing new driver pairings, it seemed like the most wide-open seasonShow More Summary

NASCAR at Michigan 2014: Latest NASCAR Team News, Top Drivers and Predictions

Following an eventful weekend for NASCAR as a whole, the Sprint Cup circuit added yet another name to the Chase Grid. With the victory at Watkins Glen, AJ Allmendinger clinched a spot in the Chase if he remains in the top 30 of the points standings. Show More Summary

2014 Sprint Cup Chase Bubble: Who's in and Who's out with 4 Races Left?

With four races remaining to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the action is going to get hotter and heavier with each passing event. Things begin this Sunday at the fastest non-restrictor plate track in NASCAR, the two-mile Michigan...Show More Summary

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

As NASCAR and the rest of the racing world continue to feel the reverberations from what happened in upstate New York last weekend as the Sprint Cup Series regular season edges to a close. Only four races remain until the Chase begins, and a handful of drivers sit on the proverbial hot seat as the field of 16 takes shape. Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 25 Constructors in F1 History by Race Wins

In the modern era of Formula One, and sport in general, it is the winning—not the taking part—that counts. And it is not just winning alone that matters for teams, individuals, manufacturers and constructors—they have to win well, win...Show More Summary

Danica Patrick: Latest News, 2014 Sprint Cup Ranking Ahead of Pure Michigan 400

At the end of a trying weekend, Danica Patrick narrowly missed out on a top-20 finish at Watkins Glen. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver went through an engine change after qualifying and subsequently wrecked that car on Friday. Despite...Show More Summary

How Will Auto Racing Heal After the Tony Stewart, Kevin Ward Jr. Tragedy?

Nothing you or I say or do will change what happened late Saturday night, at the small dirt track in upstate New York—its grandstands full of fans trying to catch a glimpse of a true legend of auto racing. As night became early morning, the facts became clearer and the whole episode more surreal and horrific. Show More Summary

Fantasy NASCAR at Michigan 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Pure Michigan 400

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Brooklyn, Michigan, this week for the Pure Michigan 400. Kevin Harvick won the pole for the June race at Michigan. He led the most laps (63 of the 200) and finished second. Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano also had great races, with Gordon leading 36 Laps and Logano 29 Laps. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Ricciardo's Route, Alonso on Raikkonen & More

Having won two races in his very first campaign in a leading team, Daniel Ricciardo is arguably the star of the 2014 season. Being partnered with a world champion as formidable as Sebastian Vettel would break lesser drivers—but Ricciardo...Show More Summary

AJ Allmendinger's Win at Watkins Glen Gives the 2014 Chase Its Cinderella

AJ Allmendinger's first career Sprint Cup win, which all but locked him into the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup, will ensure that racing fans who want to root for the little guy have a driver to get behind. To see Allmendinger hold...Show More Summary

Sprint Cup Chase 2014: NASCAR Standings and Schedule After Cheez-It 355

AJ Allmendinger emerged from the chaos Sunday in the 2014 Cheez -It 355 at The Glen to seize his first checkered flag of the season, and one that secures his spot in the Sprint Cup Chase. NASCAR 's Twitter account captured the moment: Fox...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Watkins Glen 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

After yet another wild run at Watkins Glen International that featured a red flag that last over an hour, it was A.J. Allmendinger and the No. 47 team who stole the show and the victory at the 2014 NASCAR Cheez -it 355 at The Glen. With...Show More Summary

MotoGP Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2014 Results: Winner, Standings and Reaction

The motorcycling phenom that is Marc Marquez made it 10 MotoGP victories in a row on Sunday, cruising to victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, as MotoGP revealed via Twitter: Starting from pole, there never looked like being another...Show More Summary

Romain Grosjean Playing a Dangerous Game with Lotus and F1 Future

Remember when Romain Grosjean was the happiest driver in Formula One? Less than a year ago, the Lotus driver was a case study of resurrection, having recovered from the crash compilation that was his 2012 campaign to establish himself...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Watkins Glen 2014: Live Results and Analysis from Cheez-It 355

There are only five races left in the NASCAR regular season as we head to Watkins Glen for today's Sprint Cup race. Away from the track, the racing world is dealing with tragedy. Tony Stewart will not be racing today after he was involved...Show More Summary

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