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  • Driver Jimmie Johnson looks for more success at Las Vegas racetrack

    Driver Jimmie Johnson looks for more success at Las Vegas racetrack
    LAS VEGAS — "I love coming back here," Jimmie Johnson said of Las Vegas, but it's not to gamble or take in a show. "Vegas is fun but it's really, just in my mind, a racing town," he said. And Johnson, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, might...
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway postponed until Monday

    NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway postponed until Monday
    Another NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, another rain delay. For the fourth time in seven races this season, rain has intervened to keep cars off the track, with Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway the latest event to be delayed by inclement weather. ...
  • Florida travel calendar for February

    Florida travel calendar for February
    Check out festivals and events in February across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
  • Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida

    Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida
    The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours. Both military performance teams will make...
  • NASCAR's Stewart '100 percent confident' he'll be ready for Daytona 500

    NASCAR's Stewart '100 percent confident' he'll be ready for Daytona 500
    NASCAR's Tony Stewart, who hasn't raced since breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 crash, said Thursday he would be ready for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23. "I'm 100 percent confident when I get here in February I'll be fine to drive and race and be able to...
  • Stewart aims for '14 Daytona return

    Stewart aims for '14 Daytona return
    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Tony Stewart asserted Tuesday at the Stewart-Haas race shop that his broken bones would mend in time for the 2014 Daytona 500 and that the organization he co-owns with Gene Haas was never fractured in the first place. Holding his...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. still confident despite crew chief's plan to leave

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. still confident despite crew chief's plan to leave
    NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Friday acknowledged he was concerned about who might replace his crew chief Steve Letarte after Letarte leaves at the end of this season. "It's a guy that's going to be hard to replace," Earnhardt told reporters ahead of a...
  • Behind the scenes at Victory Lane in Daytona

    Behind the scenes at Victory Lane in Daytona
    The signature photos from Daytona International Speedway are always the shots of drivers celebrating atop their car in Victory Lane after the race. Usually the confetti is falling and there is much screaming and joy.   Getting those pictures can be a...
  • Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship

    Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson began the 2013 NASCAR season celebrating a victory at the Daytona 500, accidentally tearing up his car during a celebratory burnout. He finished the season in celebratory mode again at Homestead on Sunday,...
  • It's the season of switching teams for several NASCAR drivers

    A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title. They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
  • The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries

    The greatest one-on-one sports rivalries
    Like many storied rivalries from the past, the careers of Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will be forever linked. Although Brady is 10-4 in games against Manning’s teams — Indianapolis and Denver — since the 2004 playoffs they have...
  • NASCAR adopts knockout qualifying format for three national series

    NASCAR adopts knockout qualifying format for three national series
    NASCAR on Wednesday abandoned single-car qualifying for a group format that features elimination or "knockout" rounds to determine a race's starting lineup. The changes apply to all three of NASCAR's national series: its premier Sprint Cup Series, the...