NASCAR/Auto racing

  1. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup

    What: John Wayne Walding 400

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11:30 a.m.); Saturday, practice (ESPN2, 9 a.m.), qualifying (ESPN, 2 p.m.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 1 p.m.); Indianapolis

  2. St. Petersburg Sebastien Bourdais wins IndyCar doubleheader opener

    Auto racing

    TORONTO — Sebastien Bourdais waited out the rain, then took care of a winless drought.

    St. Petersburg resident Sebastien Bourdais celebrates in Toronto after his first major open-wheel victory since 2007.
  3. Chase Elliott takes NASCAR Nationwide victory at Chicagoland

    Auto racing

    JOLIET, Ill. — Chase Elliott held off Trevor Bayne to win Saturday's Nationwide series stop at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Chase Elliott celebrates with teammates in Victory Lane after winning the Nationwide series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
  4. Sprint Cup drivers use off-week for Chase preview

    Auto racing

    JOLIET, Ill. — Kasey Kahne and Kyle Larson hope to learn something about Chicagoland Speedway this weekend.

    Sprint Cup’s Kasey Kahne is using the series’ last off-week to drive in the Nationwide race at Chicagoland Speedway, where the Chase for the Championship begins.
  5. This week on major auto circuits

    Auto racing

    Nationwide

    When: EnjoyIllinois.com 300

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 3:30 p.m., 6:30); Saturday, qualifying (Fox Sports 2, 4 p.m.), race, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2, 8 p.m.); Joliet, Ill.

  6. Brad Keselowski sweeps weekend at New Hampshire

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Brad Keselowski hopped out of his car and grabbed an oversized broom to give a playful sweep of all the confetti already collected around his Ford.

    Brad Keselowski leads the Camping World 301. He heads the field seven times for 138 of 304 laps.
  7. Hunter-Reay takes IndyCar victory at Iowa in final two laps

    Auto racing

    NEWTON, Iowa — Ryan Hunter-Reay buried his post-Indianapolis 500 slump with a set of fresh tires that pumped new life into his title hopes.

  8. Brian Vickers happy, healthy for Sprint Cup race

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Brian Vickers can already claim a victory this season without taking a checkered flag.

    Brian Vickers talks with his crew at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where he had a memorable victory last year.
  9. Brad Keselowski wins Nationwide Sta-Green 200

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Brad Keselowski had a couple of impressive performances at New Hampshire. It's the victory celebration that again gave him fits.

  10. Kyle Busch earns Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch went from upside down to top of the field.

    Erik Jones is in the lead on his way to winning the Trucks series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton.