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Tony Stewart trying to hang on at Dover for title run

Tony Stewart's prospects of winning another Cup title in his last run are just about, well, Up in Smoke. This will come as bittersweet news in the NASCAR Nation. Stewart is as polarizing as it gets on the circuit: loved or loathed, with few in-betweens. Fans adore his feistiness and snarky demeanor....

  • 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.

  • Police say father of former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon killed wife, self

    Police say father of former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon killed wife, self

    The father of former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon strangled his wife then shot himself in their Southern California home, police said Thursday. The deaths of Robert Gordon, 68, and Sharon Gordon, 57, were an apparent murder-suicide, Orange police Lt. Fred Lopez said a day after the bodies were found....

  • What driver can give defending Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch a run for his money?

    What driver can give defending Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch a run for his money?

    Handicapping the NASCAR Chase field is easy: It's trouble for anyone not driving a Toyota. The Joe Gibbs Racing crew has a stout lineup. Look it up: The team of Toyotas has won half of the 26 races leading into the Chase, if you include the alliance with Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing....

  • Tony Stewart is ready to rumble in NASCAR's playoffs

    Tony Stewart is ready to rumble in NASCAR's playoffs

    Tony Stewart insisted he wanted no bouquet of roses, much less ponies, on his farewell tour in his final NASCAR season. Cue awkward scene from Texas Motor Speedway, where Jeff Gordon received two ponies as a parting gift in 2015. Stewart always has found enough giddy-up getting behind the wheel....

  • Hamlin, Larson and Truex seem to be driving for momentum

    Hamlin, Larson and Truex seem to be driving for momentum

    How valuable momentum is to start the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is a matter of debate. The format of three three-race elimination rounds that whittles 16 qualifiers to four for the final leaves little room for error regardless of form. Indisputable at the moment is who possesses momentum....

  • Hamlin hangs on in OT for Cup win at Richmond; Chase field set

    RICHMOND – Denny Hamlin won the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday, giving him his first victory at his home track of Richmond International Raceway in six years. Hamlin pulled away on the restart for the final two laps of overtime that followed the last of a track-record 16 caution flags.

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