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  • Sebastian Vettel wins seventh race in a row at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel wins seventh race in a row at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in dominant fashion Sunday to clinch a seventh straight victory and 11th of the season. Although the German had already clinched his fourth consecutive world...
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. becomes second African American to win in NASCAR

    Darrell Wallace Jr. becomes second African American to win in NASCAR
    It took nearly half a century, but an African American driver has reached Victory Lane in a national NASCAR series race for only the second time. Darrell Wallace Jr., 20, won the NASCAR truck race Saturday in Martinsville, Va., the only black driver...
  • It's down to Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth in NASCAR's Chase

    It's down to Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth in NASCAR's Chase
    Looking back at Jimmie Johnson's win at Texas, NASCAR's title Chase and other motor racing over the weekend, five things come to mind: --Johnson hasn't won his sixth title yet. It's down to Johnson and Matt Kenseth for the championship, with Johnson...
  • Drag racer Antron Brown is not slowing down

    Drag racer Antron Brown is not slowing down
    The last time Antron Brown played Pomona, he wound up in a sand trap, which would have been fine if he'd been driving a ball at the Mountain Meadows Golf Course across the street and not a 320-mph dragster at the Auto Club Raceway. Brown, 37, has had...
  • How Darrell Wallace Jr. and Jeff Gordon are shaking up NASCAR

    How Darrell Wallace Jr. and Jeff Gordon are shaking up NASCAR
    Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including NASCAR's races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and NHRA drag racing at Las Vegas, five things come to mind: Darrell Wallace Jr. will probably win another race soon. Wallace, 20, became only the second...
  • Matt Kenseth 'optimistic as I've ever been' in NASCAR's Chase

    Matt Kenseth 'optimistic as I've ever been' in NASCAR's Chase
    AVONDALE, Ariz. - Matt Kenseth said Friday, "I'm as optimistic as I've ever been" this season about his chances in Sunday's NASCAR race and catching Jimmie Johnson for the Sprint Cup title. "I feel like my race team and my race cars are capable on any...
  • Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix

    Chase leader Jimmie Johnson wins pole for NASCAR race in Phoenix
    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Jimmie Johnson took the first step toward trying to bolster his lead over Matt Kenseth in NASCAR's Chase title playoff by winning the pole for Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway. Johnson, seeking a sixth championship,...
  • John Force and daughters a top draw at NHRA Finals at Pomona

    John Force and daughters a top draw at NHRA Finals at Pomona
    It's been a challenging, rewarding and revealing year for America's first family of drag racing, the Forces of Yorba Linda. John Force, the 64-year-old patriarch, was in fifth place in the Mello Yello Series funny-car standings in July before a switch...
  • Shawn Langdon comes full circle to win NHRA top-fuel season title

    Shawn Langdon comes full circle to win NHRA top-fuel season title
    It wasn't the blazing ride into the sunset Shawn Langdon envisioned. With dusk settling on the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona on Saturday, the top-fuel drag racer smoked his tires on his final qualifying run of the NHRA Finals, sputtering down the 1,000-foot...
  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate
    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
  • All-electric race series with Leonardo DiCaprio team headed to L.A.

    All-electric race series with Leonardo DiCaprio team headed to L.A.
    Gentlemen, start your batteries. Formula E, the world’s first fully electric race series, has confirmed its 10-city calendar for the 2014-15 season, including a stop in Los Angeles in early 2015. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is among those getting in...