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Talladega wrecks competitive vibe of playoffs with random chaos

Talladega is NASCAR’s version of the spin-cycle. Accidents happen and, whoosh, you get caught up in the dirty laundry. Talladega’s unpredictable dynamics likely will have consequences moving on to the next elimination race this weekend in Kansas. Check out the results from Talladega, where eight...

  • 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. bucks NASCAR tradition on peaceful protests

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. bucks NASCAR tradition on peaceful protests

    Would NASCAR dare fire Dale Earnhardt Jr.? NASCAR’s Favorite Son didn’t double-dare NASCAR officials to do so, but he certainly went against the sport’s traditional values on peaceful protest in the wake of the National Anthem thunderstorm engulfing our nation. Tweeted Junior: "All Americans R...

  • Trump 'proud of NASCAR' for protest-free New Hampshire race

    Trump 'proud of NASCAR' for protest-free New Hampshire race

    President Donald Trump lauded NASCAR on Monday because no drivers, crew or team members protested during the national anthem before a weekend race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. "So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with disrespecting our Country or our Flag - they...

  • Kyle Busch advances in NASCAR playoffs after winning at New Hampshire

    Kyle Busch advances in NASCAR playoffs after winning at New Hampshire

    Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR's playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch slipped through smoke from a multi-car crash on the backstretch that knocked out Martin Truex Jr.’s run at a second straight win and won in the No. 18 Toyota...

  • Martin Truex Jr.'s blue-collar journey will surely lead to NASCAR Cup title in 2017

    Martin Truex Jr.'s blue-collar journey will surely lead to NASCAR Cup title in 2017

    Martin Truex Jr. is not a lonesome loser. He’s crawled his way up the ranks and paid the requisite dues. Truex’s long trajectory dates to racing go-karts at the New Egypt Speedway in central New Jersey and a pit stop in Mooresville, N.C., where he once rented a home from Dale Earnhardt Jr. as he...

  • Josef Newgarden clinches his first IndyCar title with runner-up finish at Sonoma

    Josef Newgarden clinches his first IndyCar title with runner-up finish at Sonoma

    Josef Newgarden won his first IndyCar championship by closing out the best year of his career as the top driver at Team Penske. Newgarden turned in a nearly flawless performance Sunday at Sonoma Raceway to prevent his Penske teammates, as well as four-time champion Scott Dixon, from taking the...

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