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NASCAR moves Sunday’s start because of Tropical Storm

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) NASCAR has moved the start of Sunday’s race up one hour to 1:10 p.m. ET because of a strong threat of rain. The Charlotte Motor Speedway race had traditionally been a Saturday night...

Hamilton urged to use social media at right times

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has been advised to use social media tactfully after posting a mock up aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump during the Malaysian Grand Prix. Hamilton, the series leader...

Funeral held for NASCAR driver killed in plane crash

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) Mourners have gathered in Connecticut to say goodbye to a NASCAR driver who died in a plane crash. The Hartford Courant reports the funeral for Ted Christopher was held Tuesday at a church...

Chase for championship: Elliott a NASCAR title contender

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Kevin Harvick considered the list of young drivers often suggested as NASCAR’s next big stars and replacements for departed veterans Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhardt Jr. He suggested that only one...

Ricciardo takes action off the track with camera caper

MONZA, Italy (AP) Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo chose an unusual way to occupy his time while waiting for qualifying to resume at the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday. During the rain delay, Mercedes teammates Lewis...

Renault undecided whether Robert Kubica can make F1 return

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) Renault is undecided about whether to give Robert Kubica a shot at driving in Formula One next year. The Polish driver, who last raced in F1 seven years ago, drove a Renault F1...

Formula One enters esports with virtual championship

LONDON (AP) Formula One is creating a virtual championship for gamers. The esports competition will begin in September and F1’s owners hope it will ”build a greater connection with wider audiences, especially younger fans.” F1’s esports...

Kyle Busch overcome penalty to win Truck race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Kyle Busch overcame a pit-road speeding penalty to win the Camping World Truck Series race Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his 178th victory in NASCAR’s top three series. After starting from...

Watkins Glen notebook: Earnhardt Jr. needs to find more speed (Aug 5, 2017)

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — To Dale Earnhardt Jr., the No. 78 Toyota of Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 42 Chevrolet of Kyle Larson aren’t just...

Points-leader Truex on track for NASCAR championship

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. believes being far away from NASCAR’s hub has helped him during the most successful stretch of his career, a run he hopes ends with a championship this season. Truex, the...

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