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Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.  He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third, 2.638 seconds behind the defending Sprint Cup champ — thanks...

  • 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore [Pictures]

    2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Look through pictures of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore.

  • Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    As roving ambassadors for Labor Day weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix, the Checkered Flag Girls will be appearing throughout the area in the weeks leading up to the event. With hundreds of thousands of car-crazed visitors expected for the three-day event, the Checkered Flag Girls may have their work...

  • Pictures: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    Changes to rules this season expanded the Chase for the Championship field from 12 to 16. Any driver who scored a victory in the first 26 races of the season clinched a spot in the postseason, which started at Chicagoland with Brad Keselowski's 5th victory of the campaign.

  • The 98th Indianapolis 500

    The 98th Indianapolis 500

    American Ryan Hunter-Reay edges three-time winner Helio Castroneves to win the Indy 500 in the second-closest finish in history.

  • Baltimore Grand Prix [Pictures]

    Inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix

    Check out race and event photos from the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Upload your images in our reader photo gallery.

  • Pictures: Baltimore Grand Prix

    Baltimore Grand Prix Plan

    The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix road race will hit the Inner Harbor Labor Day weekend. Here are some photos of the lead-up to the event, which begins Sept. 2.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss New Hampshire race with concussion

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s frustrating Sprint Cup season took another rough turn Thursday when he was ruled out of Sunday's race in New Hampshire with concussion symptoms. Earnhardt will be replaced in the No. 88 Chevrolet by Alex Bowman. There is no timetable for Earnhardt's return to NASCAR's top circuit....

  • Jury: NASCAR, Pocono Raceway did not cause harm in 2012 lightning death

    Jury: NASCAR, Pocono Raceway did not cause harm in 2012 lightning death

    PHILADELPHIA — A jury has ruled that Pocono Raceway didn't cause harm to a man killed by lightning minutes after an August 2012 NASCAR race was stopped. The jury ruled in favor of the Long Pond racetrack and NASCAR on Monday, finding the racetrack negligent, but not a "factual cause" of any harm...

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. dangles in precarious Chase position

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. dangles in precarious Chase position

    Meet Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Bubble Boy. This is not a good or a funny thing, unlike the classic Seinfeld episode involving a crass selfish jerk who lived in quarantine because of an immune deficiency. Hijinks ensued. Earnhardt Jr., much like Seinfeld back in the day, is Must See TV. That gets...

  • Earnhardt Jr. the top name of drivers on the Chase bubble

    Earnhardt Jr. the top name of drivers on the Chase bubble

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. candidly declared two weeks ago that he has too good of a race team to be worried about making NASCAR's playoffs. Since then, he has produced underwhelming finishes at Daytona and Kentucky and slipped to 13th in the Sprint Cup standings. Earnhardt hasn't scored...

  • Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway

    Brad Keselowski's calm demeanor was never more evident than his cool response to a tense moment. He radioed crew chief Paul Wolfe that his No. 2 Ford was out of fuel but stayed focused, heeding instructions to milk whatever mileage he could. Keselowski ended up having enough to become the first...

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