• July 28, 2016

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Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.

Earnhardt's return to NASCAR could take more time

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Byron rolls to fourth Trucks win at Kentucky Speedway

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

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.

Earnhardt completes season sweep at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

Area experts pick Johnson, Earnhardt for Coke Zero 400

The Coke Zero 400 will take place in Daytona on Saturday night.

Close finish at Fontana due to late-race tire mishaps

Kyle Busch took first place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 on Sunday in Fontana, Calif. 

Hamlin, Kenseth win Daytona qualifying races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Denny Hamlin is still undefeated in 2014, winning the second Daytona 500 qualifying race Thursday night as he coolly pulled away from the field as chaos erupted behind him.