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F1 enters radio silence era in Singapore

F1 enters radio silence era in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during races.

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Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing

Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing

Patrick Dempsey's character in "Can't Buy Me Love" spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope.

20 hours ago

Petty planning to run 2 full-time cars next year

Petty planning to run 2 full-time cars next year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Richard Petty Motorsports insisted Wednesday it is committed to running two cars in 2015 despite losing driver Marcos Ambrose and primary sponsor Stanley in the span of five days.

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JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth

JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

September 16, 2014 2:26 pm

Short stay at NASCAR's party for AJ and Almirola

Short stay at NASCAR's party for AJ and Almirola

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.

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Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes has promoted 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein to reserve driver, less than a week after the German teenager got behind the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time.

September 15, 2014 8:00 am

Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Stop Brad Keselowski if you've heard this one before.

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Campbell claims Illiana’s Bettenhausen 100 again

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Campbell claims Illiana’s Bettenhausen 100 again

SCHERERVILLE | Saturday night saw Brian Campbell win for the second straight year the annual Tony Bettenhausen Memorial 100 presented by Schepel GMC Commercial Truck Division Late Model stock car special at Illiana Motor Speedway.

September 14, 2014 7:15 pm

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET | Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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DeJoria, Enders-Stevens top NHRA qualifying

DeJoria, Enders-Stevens top NHRA qualifying

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Alexis DeJoria topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday and Erica Enders-Stevens led in Pro Stock in the Countdown-opening NHRA Carolina Nationals.

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Kevin Harvick wins again for JR Motorsports

Kevin Harvick wins again for JR Motorsports

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Harvick gained valuable track position with an aggressive pit road call that pushed him to yet another win for JR Motorsports.

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Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white strea…

September 13, 2014 6:04 pm

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

JOLIET | Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodo…

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Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Marcos Ambrose will leave NASCAR at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.

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Ogier has 2nd-day lead in Rally Australia

Ogier has 2nd-day lead in Rally Australia

COFFS HARBOUR, Australia (AP) — World champion Sebastien Ogier of France took an 11.8-second lead over Volkswagen teammate Jari-Matti Latvala going into Sunday's final six stages of Rally Australia.

September 13, 2014 6:01 am Photos

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Trucks race postponed by rain

Trucks race postponed by rain

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway has been postponed by rain.

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Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — With rain in Friday's forecast at Chicagoland Speedway, the only time on track became a strategy session for the championship contenders.

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Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

Kyle Busch gets pole for Chase opener at Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. | With rain in Friday's forecast at Chicagoland Speedway, the only time on track became a strategy session for the championship contenders.

September 12, 2014 6:41 pm Related

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Friend to drive car of the late Kevin Ward Jr.

OHSWEKEN, Ontario (AP) — The No. 13 car belonging to the young sprint car driver who was struck and killed by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will race again this weekend.

September 12, 2014 1:29 pm

20 races on 2015 F1 calendar as Mexico returns

PARIS (AP) — With the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, the 2015 Formula One championship will have 20 races.

September 12, 2014 7:13 am

RACING NOTEBOOK: Tradition of Bettenhausen Memorial 100 continues Saturday

RACING NOTEBOOK: Tradition of Bettenhausen Memorial 100 continues Saturday

Illiana Motor Speedway hosts its 53rd annual Tony Bettenhausen Memorial 100 Saturday.

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Johnson opens Chase seeking record-tying 7th title

Johnson opens Chase seeking record-tying 7th title

CHICAGO (AP) — It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons.

September 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Sheriff: Investigation of Stewart crash complete

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will find out no later than next week whether authorities will pursue charges in the death of a driver he struck during a sprint car race in upstate New York last month.

September 11, 2014 3:17 pm

FIA restricts radio communication in F1

FIA restricts radio communication in F1

LONDON (AP) — The FIA has decided to ban all radio transmissions that help with car or driver performances at Formula One grands prix.

September 11, 2014 11:30 am

Vitale breaks down NASCAR's version of Sweet 16

Vitale breaks down NASCAR's version of Sweet 16

Dickie V has found a totally awesome PTP'er in NASCAR's version of a Sweet 16 bracket.

September 10, 2014 4:21 pm Photos

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Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

Ferrari president Montezemolo to leave the company

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After more than two decades presiding over one of the biggest and most successful teams in Formula One, Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down as president of Ferrari.

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Johnson feeling 'much better' after dehydration

Johnson feeling 'much better' after dehydration

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson said the cooling system for his helmet was blowing warm air and that likely caused his dehydration following last week's race at Richmond.

September 09, 2014 6:41 pm

Michael Schumacher heads home from hospital

Michael Schumacher heads home from hospital

GLAND, Switzerland (AP) — Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital and will continue his recovery at home, his manager said Tuesday.

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Hendrick, Penske and Harvick gearing up for Chase

Hendrick, Penske and Harvick gearing up for Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A win in the season-opening Daytona 500 guaranteed Dale Earnhardt Jr. a spot in NASCAR's title race. It also allowed his Hendrick Motorsports team to live in the moment on the race track and not get hung up on results.

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Ferrari's fall in F1 causing corporate concern

Ferrari's fall in F1 causing corporate concern

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari's fall from grace is no longer just a worry on the Formula One track. It's a cause for concern in the corporate boardroom, too.

September 08, 2014 9:11 am Photos

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Mercedes pokes fun at team orders interpretations

Mercedes pokes fun at team orders interpretations

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Mercedes appeared to be amused over interpretations that team orders were behind Lewis Hamilton's pass of teammate and rival Nico Rosberg that set up his Italian Grand Prix win.

September 08, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Danta claims season championship race at Illiana

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Danta claims season championship race at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Anthony Danta has been fast all season long at Illiana Motor Speedway.

September 07, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Gibbs cars need to find speed to contend in Chase

Gibbs cars need to find speed to contend in Chase

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —

September 07, 2014 2:57 pm

Albers resigns as Caterham team principal

Albers resigns as Caterham team principal

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Caterham team principal Christian Albers has resigned and been replaced by assistant Manfredi Ravetto.

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Battle of wits: Hamilton wins as Rosberg cracks

Battle of wits: Hamilton wins as Rosberg cracks

MONZA, Italy (AP) — First it was physical contact.

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Willams confirms driver lineup of Massa and Bottas

Willams confirms driver lineup of Massa and Bottas

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Williams has confirmed it will retain Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas as its drivers for the 2015 Formula One season.

September 07, 2014 4:29 am Photos

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Keselowski routs Richmond field to grab top seed

Keselowski routs Richmond field to grab top seed

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

September 06, 2014 11:58 pm Photos

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Jimmie Johnson treated for dehydration after race

Jimmie Johnson treated for dehydration after race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson fell ill following Saturday night's race at Richmond International Raceway and eventually took on five liters of intravenous fluids to treat him for dehydration.

September 06, 2014 11:37 pm

Accident Alert: Hamilton, Rosberg to duel again

Accident Alert: Hamilton, Rosberg to duel again

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are poised for another wing-to-wing duel in the Italian Grand Prix.

September 06, 2014 11:37 am Photos

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Montezemolo dismisses talk of quitting Ferrari

Montezemolo dismisses talk of quitting Ferrari

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo dismissed reports he is set to leave the Italian team, claiming he is prepared to stay in charge until 2017.

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Keselowski wins pole at Richmond; fourth this year

Keselowski wins pole at Richmond; fourth this year

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski couldn't have been happier with the way his Friday unfolded at Richmond International Raceway.

September 05, 2014 7:39 pm Photos

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Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

Subdued Tony Stewart attempts to focus on racing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tony Stewart, subdued and walking with a slight limp, made his way through the Richmond garage with a gaggle of fans trailing him from his car. He silently signed everything shoved in his hands and then disappeared into h…

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Clint Bowyer down to last chance to make Chase

Clint Bowyer down to last chance to make Chase

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A broken shifter last week at Atlanta has put Clint Bowyer in desperation mode at Richmond, where a victory on Saturday night is his best shot to grab a dramatic, last-gasp berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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F1 teams not concerned about Russian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Formula One teams say they are not concerned about next month's race in Sochi, despite the Russian resort being close to the conflict area in Ukraine.

September 05, 2014 1:32 pm

Nationwide picks up more races with Earnhardt Jr.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nationwide will be the primary sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr. starting next season under an expanded agreement with Hendrick Motorsports.

September 05, 2014 11:44 am

Rosberg fastest in 2nd practice at Italian GP

Rosberg fastest in 2nd practice at Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Championship leader Nico Rosberg was fastest in the second practice session for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday, while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was hindered by car problems.

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