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Tony Stewart has broken vertebra, will miss Daytona 500

Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday. The three-time NASCAR champion sustained a "burst fracture of the L1 vertebra" when he crashed on an ATV Sunday and he had surgery Wednesday,...

  • 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.

  • Sorry, traditionalists, Chase format is here to stay

    Sorry, traditionalists, Chase format is here to stay

    A moment of silence for NASCAR traditionalists. The Chase isn't going away. It's coming back bigger and stronger than ever before, emboldened by the man in charge of the show. "The only thing I can say is we're thrilled," NASCAR CEO Brian France said this past weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway....

  • Column: Maturity helps Kyle Busch finally win 1st Cup title

    Column: Maturity helps Kyle Busch finally win 1st Cup title

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was a time early in Kyle Busch's career that his talent could not save his job. Wrecked race cars and temper tantrums helped wear out his welcome with Rick Hendrick, who let Busch go knowing the young driver would probably beat Hendrick Motorsports in a championship...

  • Kyle Busch holds off Kevin Harvick for 'unbelievable' Cup title

    Kyle Busch holds off Kevin Harvick for 'unbelievable' Cup title

    Kyle Busch began the 2015 NASCAR season in a Florida hospital bed with a mangled leg and broken foot. He finished it in Victory Lane in Florida as the last man standing. The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion celebrated with a swig of Monster Energy, a handful of M&Ms, a slice of pizza and a big ol'...

  • Jeff Gordon completes sentimental journey, laments missing championship

    Jeff Gordon completes sentimental journey, laments missing championship

    The end of the Jeff Gordon Era had everything but the storybook ending. Gordon had visions of a career walk-off championship, like John Elway exiting as a Super Bowl champ and Ray Bourque did in hoisting the Stanley Cup in his final game. The spirit was willing but machinery wasn't up to a dramatic...

  • Joe Gibbs: Family first also means business first in bittersweet Chase ride

    Joe Gibbs: Family first also means business first in bittersweet Chase ride

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Coach. A simple word that reveals the complexity of Joe Gibbs and his success. Coaching = People Skills. He finds the right people and puts them in the proper place, whether it's the right guard on a Super Bowl team or the right-rear tire changer on a NASCAR Cup team contending...

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