• July 25, 2016

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Busch hoping to use big Brickyard weekend for momentum

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch used his first Brickyard 400 victory as a springboard to his first Sprint Cup title.

Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch spent most of this weekend hearing about a historic sweep.

Stewart leaves out nostalgia as final Brickyard 400 looms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.

Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy by taking Brickyard 400 pole

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch pulled off a rare trifecta Saturday.

Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.

Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Gordon always expected to be at this weekend's Brickyard 400.

Rosberg imperturbable even as lead shrinks against Hamilton

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Nico Rosberg's lead over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton may be down to a single point midway through the Formula One championship, but the German driver appeared as relaxed as ever on Thursday.

Earnhardt Jr. to miss 2 more races, replaced by Jeff Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.

Kenseth pulls away late to win Cup race at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Matt Kenseth was always near the front of the pack. He stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.

Team owner Hendrick hopeful Earnhardt returns at Brickyard

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Team owner Rick Hendrick says he does not think the concussion symptoms that sidelined Dale Earnhardt Jr. are career threatening. Hendrick hopes to have NASCAR's most popular driver back in the car next week at the Brickyard.

Retired champion Gordon could race for Earnhardt next week

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning one of NASCAR's crown jewel races.

Earnhardt Jr. a scratch in NH with concussion symptoms

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has dropped out of Sunday's Sprint Cup race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway due to symptoms of a concussion.

Tent City: Open campground spreads golf beyond the elites

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Rows and rows of tents cover a smooth, grassy field. Fathers and sons kick around a soccer ball. Others are simply lounging in their folding chairs, sipping on a beer and soaking up some rays.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton reeled off his fourth win in five races Sunday to storm to victory in the British Grand Prix.

Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Brad Keselowski became the first three-time winner at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night, overtaking Kevin Harvick on lap 201 and holding on for the Sprint Cup Series victory.

Hamilton takes pole in last qualifying lap at British GP

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix in a dramatic late qualifying lap on Saturday.

Harvick gets Kentucky pole after rain cancels qualifying

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Storms washed out qualifying at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, putting Kevin Harvick on the pole for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race based on owner points.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back with Hamilton's data

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Formula One leader Nico Rosberg is expected to bounce back and challenge Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix thanks to his rival's efforts on his behalf.

Byron rolls to fourth Trucks win at Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — William Byron didn't know which record-setting achievement to appreciate more.

Hamilton seeking hat-trick of home wins

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will be seeking to complete a hat-trick of successive home wins to take command of this year's Formula One title race for the first time in Sunday's British Grand Prix.

Hamilton overtakes Rosberg on last lap to win Austrian GP

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday after colliding with Nico Rosberg on the final lap, an incident he blamed on his German teammate.

Brad Keselowski finally earns 1st Daytona victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.

McMurray starts 'Big One,' wrecks half the field at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jamie McMurray had no idea what caused his car to wiggle, wobble and weave at nearly 200 mph Saturday night.

Greg Biffle wins 1st pole since 2012 with strong Daytona run

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ford found some extra power at one of NASCAR's fastest tracks — enough to put Greg Biffle on the pole for the first time in almost four years.