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  • Rosberg wins, runner-up Ricciardo disqualified in Formula One opener

    Rosberg wins, runner-up Ricciardo disqualified in Formula One opener
    MELBOURNE, Australia -- Formula One's season-opening race ended in rancor and controversy Sunday as runner-up Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull was disqualified for a breach of fuel regulations, five hours after Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took the...
  • Auto Club Speedway slashes grandstand seating by 26% to 68,000

    Auto Club Speedway slashes grandstand seating by 26% to 68,000
    Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, site of this weekend's NASCAR race, has slashed its grandstand capacity by 26% to 68,000 seats from 92,000, a track spokesman said Friday. The 24,000-seat reduction reflects the pullback in NASCAR's popularity from its...
  • 'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality

     'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality
    In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air. To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
  • NASCAR's Fontana race last year still a hot topic

    NASCAR's Fontana race last year still a hot topic
    NASCAR returns to Fontana this weekend with a tough act to follow. Last year's Sprint Cup race with its wild ending at Auto Club Speedway was viewed by many as the most exciting race of the season. As the drivers battled side-by-side for the lead on...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-delayed Daytona 500

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-delayed Daytona 500
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. held off Denny Hamlin and Jeff Gordon to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a rain delay of nearly 6 1/2 hours. It was the second Daytona 500 victory for perhaps NASCAR's most popular driver; his...
  • NASCAR's Daytona 500 has restarted [Updated]

    NASCAR's Daytona 500 has restarted [Updated]
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 was halted after 38 laps Sunday because of rain. The field was under a caution period in NASCAR's season-opening race when the rain arrived at Daytona International Speedway at 2:12 p.m. EST. [Update: The race...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Ripper Street' on BBCA

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Ripper Street' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   ----------...
  • John Force has record-setting day at Winternationals in Pomona

    John Force has record-setting day at Winternationals in Pomona
    One might think that after setting nearly every record in NHRA funny car drag racing, 64-year-old John Force would have nothing left to prove. But Force, who won a record 16th funny car title last year, believes he has everything to prove. That's...
  • Brad Keselowski wins in Vegas as Dale Earnhardt Jr. runs out of gas

    Brad Keselowski wins in Vegas as Dale Earnhardt Jr. runs out of gas
    LAS VEGAS -- Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday after the car of Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel on the final lap. Earnhardt entered the last lap with the lead and Keselowski on his bumper....
  • Reigning funny car champion John Force, 64, wins in Pomona

    Reigning funny car champion John Force, 64, wins in Pomona
    John Force added another chapter to his legendary career Sunday as the 64-year-old drag racer won the funny car race at the season-opening NHRA Winternationals in Pomona. Force, who earned a record 16th funny car championship last year, knocked out...
  • Brad Keselowski wins at Vegas; Earnhardt Jr. has nothing left in tank

    Brad Keselowski wins at Vegas; Earnhardt Jr. has nothing left in tank
    LAS VEGAS — Just as predicted, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his team took a big gamble Sunday in hopes of winning another race. This time they lost. Earnhardt was leading on the last lap of the Kobalt 400 because his team opted not to bring his No. 88...