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Kyle Busch ties Richard Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday by using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding penalty to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Busch dominated the first two stages, but a pit-road...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin dedicates emotional win to J.D. Gibbs

    Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin dedicates emotional win to J.D. Gibbs

    Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin did it for J.D. After all, J.D. Gibbs had done so much for Hamlin leading up to Sunday evening’s dramatic win. This included giving a brash, promising young driver a shot, along with Gibbs’ car number, two decades ago. “J.D.'s favorite number was 11 when he raced,”...

  • Denny Hamlin dodges crashes, wins dramatic Daytona 500

    Denny Hamlin dodges crashes, wins dramatic Daytona 500

    Denny Hamlin once prevailed during the closest finish in Daytona 500 history. On Sunday, Hamlin won one of the most chaotic. A wild race featuring three wrecks and two red-flag stoppages totaling nearly 40 minutes during the final 10 laps of regulation came down to three of NASCAR’s top drivers...

  • Daytona 500: Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends NASCAR against public criticism

    Daytona 500: Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends NASCAR against public criticism

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the pace car at Sunday’s Daytona 500, but beforehand he defended NASCAR against the critics who claim it’s a dying sport. Earnhardt, in an interview in the infield media room Sunday morning, said NASCAR can overcome its well-documented malaise, which includes plummeting...

  • Daytona 500: Jake Owen returns to Great American Race

    Daytona 500: Jake Owen returns to Great American Race

    It was a homecoming of sorts for country music artist Jake Owen, who returned to the familiar stomping grounds of Daytona International Speedway to perform during the Daytona 500 Sunday. Owen, who is from down the road in Winter Haven, said he visited the Great American Race multiple times while...

  • Daytona 500: J.J. Watt happy to be healthy, enjoying offseason

    Daytona 500: J.J. Watt happy to be healthy, enjoying offseason

    J.J. Watt didn’t become a three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year without a lot of preparation. So it only made sense that the Houston Texans defensive end would turn to some extra film work as he prepared for the honor of being the grand marshal of Sunday’s Daytona 500. “I’ve done quite a...

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