| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Newman won NASCAR's Brickyard 400 for the first time on Sunday after a lengthy pit stop cost Jimmie Johnson a record fifth victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
"This is a dream come true for me," Newman said. "It will take a week...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- Kyle Busch finally has that elusive second win at Watkins Glen International, atoning for a year ago when he lost a certain victory on the last lap.
On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup race Sunday,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Kyle Busch won at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Sunday, atoning for a year ago when he lost a sure victory on the last lap.
On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup Series race, Busch held off Brad Keselowski. Keselowski...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:04 PM
HAMPTON, Ga. — In a feisty and long night Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch won the AdvoCare 500.
The next-to-last race before the Chase field is set greatly ratcheted up the pressure — and the stakes — for drivers on the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
With one race left until NASCAR's Chase for the Cup playoff starts, seven drivers so far are guaranteed to be part of the 10-race championship hunt.
Five spots remain open in the 12-driver Chase, and several drivers — including reigning champion...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Carl Edwards won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday and finished as the Sprint Cup Series regular-season points leader as NASCAR heads into its 10-race Chase, starting Sept. 15 at Chicagoland.
Edwards' victory was...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:54 PM
LOUDON, N.H. -- Matt Kenseth made it two for two in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Jack Roush won NASCAR's first Chase for the Cup title playoff with Kurt Busch at the wheel in 2004.
But the co-owner of the Ford team now called Roush Fenway Racing hasn't won the championship since then. Now, with two of this year's 10 Chase races in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Dover, Del., the third leg of the 10-race Chase for the Cup championship playoff.
Earnhardt, who needs a strong finish Sunday to bolster his title hopes, turned a lap of...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times.
The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning...