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August 23, 2014

NASCAR

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions.

August 23, 2014 02:00 PM

Bottas quickest in final practice

Williams' Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian GP.

August 23, 2014 10:34 AM

Blaney edges Busch for Bristol N'wide win

Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.

August 23, 2014 05:03 AM

Kyle Busch angered by how late restart unfolded (NASCAR.com)

"I don't know that I could've," Busch said of catching Blaney. Busch had chosen the outside lane for the restart, with Blaney on the inside.

August 23, 2014 03:45 AM

NASCAR Nationwide Series Owner Standings (NASCAR.com)

PosOwnerCar #PointsLdrNxtPPosG/LAttempts1Roger Penske229300010232J D Gibbs54906-24-2420233Dale Earnhardt Jr.9834-96-7241234Harry Scott Jr. ...

August 23, 2014 03:00 AM

Blaney holds off Busch for thrilling Bristol win (NASCAR.com)

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August 23, 2014 02:30 AM

Harvick sets record for Bristol pole

Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

August 23, 2014 01:47 AM

August 22, 2014

NASCAR

NASCAR Bristol Race Preview

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August 22, 2014 11:40 PM

NASCAR moves '15 Bristol race to mid-April

Bristol Motor Speedway is getting its wish -- a later race date in the spring.

August 22, 2014 10:15 PM

Roush Fenway lands Ortho as Biffle sponsor

Roush Fenway Racing has landed Ortho as a sponsor for "roughly half" of Greg Biffle's races next season.

August 22, 2014 06:31 PM

Mercedes duo needed 'hard words'

Mercedes say they needed to calm the situation between team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in recent weeks.

August 22, 2014 03:20 PM

Hamilton dominant in second practice

Lewis Hamilton's stunning pace in second practice at the Belgian Grand Prix sees him head team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.604 seconds.

August 22, 2014 02:18 PM

Stewart to sit out Sprint Cup race at Bristol

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

August 22, 2014 02:10 PM

VIDEO: Ecclestone 'not scared of anything'

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC's Dan Roan he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end his three-month bribery trial.

August 22, 2014 11:31 AM

Ecclestone to continue in F1 role

Bernie Ecclestone tells the BBC he wants to run Formula 1 for as long as he can after paying £60m to end a bribery trial.

August 22, 2014 10:47 AM

Rosberg edges Hamilton in Spa opener

Nico Rosberg is 0.097 seconds faster than Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in first practice for the Belgian Grand Prix.

August 22, 2014 10:09 AM

Chilton to race in Belgium after all

Briton Max Chilton will race at the Belgian Grand Prix after all following the resolution of a dispute with his Marussia team.

August 22, 2014 09:06 AM

R. Truex (concussion) cleared to race at Bristol

Ryan Truex, who suffered a concussion in a practice crash for the Aug. 16 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, has been cleared to race Sunday in Bristol, his BK Racing team announced Thursday.

August 22, 2014 01:04 AM

August 21, 2014

NASCAR

Keselowski gets 1st NASCAR Truck Series win

Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Truck Series win on Thursday.

August 21, 2014 10:33 PM

Rosberg learns lesson from Hungary

Nico Rosberg has "learned" from the controversy over team orders with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the last race.

August 21, 2014 06:10 PM

Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.

August 21, 2014 05:19 PM

VIDEO: Belgian Grand Prix forecast

Ian Fergusson shares his thoughts on the likely conditions for Spa-Francorchamps.

August 21, 2014 03:28 PM

Who will win the F1 championship?

Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg? Former F1 champions Nigel Mansell and Jody Scheckter fail to agree on this year's winner.

August 21, 2014 10:08 AM

August 20, 2014

NASCAR

Lotterer to race for Caterham at Spa

Andre Lotterer, a three-time Le Mans winner with Audi, will make his grand prix debut for Caterham at Spa this weekend.

August 20, 2014 12:13 PM

'One lap of Spa is like 20 at any other track'

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg resume their title battle at Belgium's Spa Francorchamps circuit.

August 20, 2014 05:39 AM

August 19, 2014

NASCAR

Gibbs on Stewart: We're all praying for him

Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver.

August 19, 2014 06:17 PM

Edwards to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in '15

Joe Gibbs Racing has signed Carl Edwards for the 2015 Sprint Cup season as the operation will expand to a fourth team, it was announced Tuesday.

August 19, 2014 04:40 PM

VIDEO: F1 suits me - Verstappen, 16

Sixteen year-old Max Verstappen says the speed of F1 suits him as he prepares to become the youngest driver in the sport's history.

August 19, 2014 12:20 PM

Verstappen, 16, handed Formula 1 drive

Max Verstappen, 16, will become the youngest Formula 1 driver in history as Toro Rosso confirm he will join next season.

August 19, 2014 10:01 AM

August 18, 2014

NASCAR

N'wide leader Elliott to get new crew chief in '15

Ernie Cope will crew chief Chase Elliott next season at JR Motorsports.

August 18, 2014 07:26 PM

Gordon earns 1st win at Michigan since 2001

Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.

August 18, 2014 03:01 AM

August 17, 2014

NASCAR

Buescher 3rd rookie to win in N'wide in 2014

Chris Buescher took the lead on the 62nd of 90 laps and held off Regan Smith and Brian Scott to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday.

August 17, 2014 12:44 AM

August 16, 2014

NASCAR

Sauter holds off Crafton to win Trucks race

Johnny Sauter has won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, holding off Matt Crafton by about a half-second.

August 16, 2014 08:22 PM