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  1. Jeff Gordon wins at Dover; four eliminated from NASCAR's Chase

    Auto racing

    DOVER, Del. — Jeff Gordon doused Team Penske's hot streak with a champagne bath in Victory Lane.

    Jeff Gordon, right, wife Ingrid Vandebosch, left, daughter Ella, center, and son Leo celebrate after a victory at Dover.
  2. Courtney Force takes NHRA Funny Car victory

    Auto racing

    MADISON, Ill. — Courtney Force earned her second consecutive Funny Car victory Sunday, taking the NHRA Midwest Nationals.

  3. Kyle Busch dominates at Dover

    Auto racing

    DOVER, Del. — Kyle Busch made it 2 for 2 this season at Dover International Speedway in the Nationwide Series, winning Saturday's race by leading 101 of the 200 laps.

  4. Kurt Busch set for 500th Sprint Cup start

    Auto racing

    DOVER, Del. — Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR's biggest stars crowding his car. Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett all zooming past Busch and giving the rookie driver a reality check — his racing heroes from TV were now his toughest competitors on the track.

    Kurt Busch will make his 500th NASCAR Sprint Cup start today at Dover, seeking to stay in the Chase for the Championship.
  5. Sprint Cup scouting report: Dover

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup scouting report

    Track: Dover International Speedway

  6. Tony Stewart says crash '100 percent' accident

    Auto racing

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loved the feel, the way they drove, the purity he found at all the tiny dirt tracks across the country.

    Tony Stewart looks out from his garage during practice two weeks ago before a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. [Associated Press]
  7. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup

    What: AAA 400

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11 a.m.), qualifying (FS 1, 3:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (FS 1, 11 a.m.; FS2, 2 p.m.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 2 p.m.); Dover, Del.

  8. Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges

    Auto racing

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time that the victim had enough marijuana in his system the night he died to impair his judgment.

    Kevin Ward Jr. was killed Aug. 9 when a car driven by the three-time NASCAR champion struck and killed him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. [AP photo]
  9. Joey Logano wins Sprint Cup race

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Born in Connecticut, Joey Logano always considered New Hampshire Motor Speedway his home track, where he dreamed of being bathed in confetti and flocked by family and friends in Victory Lane.

    Joey Logano celebrates winning his fourth Sprint Cup race of the year and advancing to the next round of the Chase for the Championship.
  10. Victory, teammate's woes propel Hamilton to F1 lead

    Auto racing

    SINGAPORE — Lewis Hamilton took the Formula One series lead by winning the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg, who was knocked out of the race.