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  1. Keselowski keeps NASCAR Sprint Cup title hopes alive at Talladega

    Auto racing

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselow­ski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after last weekend's race at Charlotte, and not by garagewide condemnation.

    Brad Keselowski's No, 2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford. [Getty Images]
  2. Earnhardt Jr. has NASCAR title hopes hanging in balance at Talladega

    Auto racing

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — A magic season for Dale Earnhardt Jr. comes down to one race to save his Sprint Cup championship hopes. NASCAR's most popular driver must win today at Talladega Superspeedway to continue his quest for his first title.

  3. Peters wins Talladega truck race in 2-lap sprint

    Auto racing

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Timothy Peters picked up his first Truck Series victory of the season Saturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to win the Fred's 250. Peters ended a 22-race winless drought with his eighth career victory, but his first win at Talladega Superspeedway.

  4. Matt Kenseth: No regrets for going after Brad Keselowski

    Auto racing

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Matt Kenseth would not change anything about his actions in Saturday's postrace scuffle with Brad Keselowski at Charlotte, where tempers flared as several drivers slipped to the edge of elimination in NASCAR's title race.

    Matt Kenseth, far left, talking to a crew member, put rival Brad Keselowski in a headlock after last week’s race at Charlotte. Kenseth and Keselowski have tangled on the track three times this season.
  5. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup

    What: GEICO 500

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (ESPN, 4 p.m.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 2 p.m.); Talladega, Ala.

  6. Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth fight after NASCAR race

    Auto racing

    CONCORD, N.C. — Matt Kenseth, usually so calm and composed, lost his cool and attacked Brad Keselowski after Saturday's Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

    In an image shown on a video board, Matt Kenseth, left, is pulled away from a melee after Saturday’s NASCAR race.
  7. Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte

    Auto racing

    CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's Chase for the Champion­ship by winning Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

    Pole-sitter Kyle Busch holds on to the lead early in Saturday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but it’s Kevin Harvick who comes back to win.
  8. Lewis Hamilton earns pole for inaugural F1 Russian Grand Prix

    Auto racing

    SOCHI, Russia — Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton, bidding for his fourth consecutive race victory, will start from pole position at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

  9. Earnhardt Jr. confident of form heading into Sprint Cup race at Charlotte

    Auto racing

    CONCORD, N.C. — Apparently fans of NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., shouldn't worry he is in a deep points hole in the second round of the Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is 11th in the 12-driver Chase and heads into Charlotte tonight never having won a points race there. Still, he says of tonight, “I really got a good feeling about it.”
  10. Brad Keselowski takes Nationwide win at Charlotte

    Auto racing

    CONCORD, N.C. — Brad Keselowski thought he was in for a long night when a tire went down and he scraped the wall on Lap 55 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.