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The Top Five: Breaking down the Bristol race

<i>Five thoughts from Monday’s rescheduled race at Bristol Motor Speedway:</i><p>1. What a race!<p>Bristol was one of those races that was so enjoyable to watch, …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s day comes to an early end at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- After waiting an extra day to race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of a rain delay, Dale Earnhardt Jr.s Food City 500 came to an early end on Monday.<p>As the field got up to speed on a restart on Lap 218 of the 500-lap Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, Earnhardts No. 88 …

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Monday social media updates from Bristol Motor Speedway

It’s Bristol, baby! The weather forecast is looking good at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are getting …

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Jimmie Johnson Earns 2nd Win of Season at NASCAR at Bristol 2017

Jimmie Johnson claimed his second victory in a row, taking the checkered flag at the Food City 500 Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee.<p>According to ESPN Stats & Info, this is the 16th year in a row in which Johnson has won multiple races. Only Richard Petty (18 years) has …

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WATCH: Larry Bird rolls up to NBA office in a tricked out, Pacers-themed Indy Car

The Pacers president was there to deliver Indiana's bid for the 2021 All-Star Game<p>Nicknamed "The Hick From French Lick," Larry Bird has always embraced his Indiana roots, playing college ball at Indiana State, and, after his retirement from the Boston Celtics, coming back to Indiana to work for the …

NBA

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s day ends early after crash at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Monday ended like a couple other Sundays so far in the NASCAR Monster Energy Series Cup season: signing autographs for fans as other cars roared around on the track.<p>Earnhardt brushed the wall entering Turn 2 on Lap 219 of the Food City 500 and the underlying …

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Bowyer Scores First Runner-Up Finish Since 2013 at Bristol

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor<p>Clint Bowyer’s career resurgence in 2017 took another step forward on Monday as the Emporia, Kansas native was able to …

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Sauber close to Honda engine deal for 2018

Sauber is closing on a deal with Honda to use the Japanese manufacturer’s Formula 1 engines next season, Motorsport.com has learned.<p>The Swiss team …

Motorsport

What drivers said about the Food City 500, won by Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson took charge of the final 21 laps of the Food City 500 and won his second race of the year and second in a row.<p>It’s Johnson second …

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Meet the Designer Behind Red Hook Crit's Supercool Bike Gear

Jonah Birns dreams up jerseys, bikes, and more for the world's most popular crit—and shares tips for designing your own cycling gear<p>Jonah Birns, 37, senior art director for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, is also the creative director of the Brooklyn-based Red Hook Criterium, an unsanctioned, …

Bicycling

F1 gossip: Alonso, Hamilton, McLaren, Villeneuve, Ecclestone

Monday, 24 April<p><b>Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve has separated F1 drivers into two classes: Alonsos and Rosbergs.</b> (AS via Foxsports.com)<p>Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone appears far from happy with how the sport is being run. (Daily Express)<p><b>McLaren driver Fernando Alonso sees next month's</b> …

Formula One

Nicolet Father & Son For Eurasia Ligier Le Mans Effort

Asian-based Eurasia Motorsport will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours for a second consecutive year in 2017 with a Ligier JSP 217 LMP2 car driven by a …

European Le Mans Series

Record motorcycle jump attempt before Talladega race on May 7 canceled

Alex Harvill’s attempt at a world record motorcycle jump before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on May 7 has been canceled.<p>According to Monster Energy, the 24-year-old rider sustained a foot injury this week practicing for the planned 425-foot ramp-to-ramp leap …

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Ferrari's Years of Honing Pit Strategy Are Finally Paying Off

When Ferrari didn't have a fast car in F1, they used pit strategy to get near the front. Now the car is quick, so watch out.<p>The Mercedes Petronas Formula 1 team was gifted a rather luxurious approach to race strategy when the series introduced its new 1.6-liter turbocharged V6 engine rules in …

Formula One

Formula 1 Strategy Group set to discuss rules breaks for Honda

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Formula 1's Strategy Group is set to face calls to consider intervening to help Honda …

Motorsport

Please Listen To This Insane Twin-Anti-Lag V6 Making 1,200 Horsepower

We will have to wait a few more weeks for Formula Drift’s reigning champion (and useful drinking buddy) Chris Forsberg to debut his twin-turbo, …

World Rally Championship

Steiner confident that Haas can compete in F1 development race

Haas F1 team boss Guenther Steiner is confident that the team can keep up in the tight midfield battle that involves Renault, Williams, Toro Rosso …

Formula One

McLaren duo get engine reliability update for Russia

Recurring MGU-H issues led to Alonso's engine failing in Bahrain GP qualifying, while Vandoorne failed to start the race, with the cause believed to …

Formula One

Dale Jarrett, Kelli Stavast recap Bristol driver performances

BRISTOL, Tennessee — Drivers walked out of Bristol Motor Speedway after Monday’s Cup race smiling.<p>No fisticuffs. No frowns. No frustrations.<p>Bristol …

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Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Barber Motorsports Park Round Up

<b>RACE 1 SUMMARY</b><p>Polesitter Jake Eidson led the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series to their first-ever competition Green Flag at Barber …

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F1: Snapping the world's fastest drivers

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the toughest jobs in sports photography -- capturing Formula One drivers as they hurtle around a race track at 200 mph.<p>Almost 30 years in the business, Darren Heath is one of motorsport's most accomplished and experienced photojournalists.<p>This season, the British photojournalist …

Formula One

Kyle Larson gives Jimmie Johnson a run for his money at Bristol

Johnson won his second consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway. USA TODAY Sports<p>BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Larson saw the second red light flash on his dashboard, an indication that a pit lane speeding penalty was moments away late in the Food City 500 at …

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Long Beach to decide on Formula 1 or Indycar race

Less than two weeks after completion of the 43rd running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the City Council approved a contract for a …

Formula One

Why NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will never run the Indy 500

Jimmie Johnson is well aware of the stir being created by the news that former Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will drive in this year’s Indianapolis 500.<p>That doesn’t mean you can expect Johnson, the record-tying seven-time champion in what is now the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, to …

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IndyCar's Alexander Rossi relieved and refreshed after Alabama rebound

LEEDS, Ala. — Alexander Rossi couldn’t keep a smile off of his face. Every question he answered, he did so wearing a happy grin.<p>The young Andretti Autosport driver simply couldn’t contain his satisfaction after a welcome but unexpected finish Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park following a weekend …

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State Dept.'s Miami Passport Agency closed until further notice

Cliff Levine began the Miami-to-New Orleans drive, an 865-mile odyssey as long as the 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race, with a 2-year-old in the …

Passports

What is VHT and why did they use it at Bristol Motor Speedway?

There’s been a lot of talk about a sticky compound that is being used at Bristol Motor Speedway this spring, but it’s not because any of the NASCAR …

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ALEX TAGLIANI AND GREG TAYLOR CONFIMED FOR CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING IN THE BRAND NEW FRD LMP3 SERIES

<b>Craft-Bamboo Racing is proud to announce Alex Tagliani and Greg Taylor as their first driver pairing for the inaugural FRD LMP3 Series season that</b> …

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Forecast looking up for Monday race at Bristol

Good news, race fans. It looks like todays Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway should start on time or close to it, with live coverage beginning at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.<p>Rain has been an issue all weekend at the 0.533-mile Tennessee short track, with qualifying rained out on Friday and the race …

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Kyle Larson, the NASCAR Cup points leader, will lead the field to green today from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway. He doesn't think the one-day delay because of rain should impact the race significantly. Larson: "Our car was good in practice and I don't think the track will be too different. We should be all right."

Kyle Larson, the NASCAR Cup points leader, will lead the field to green today from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway. He doesn't think the one-day …

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