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  1. Kevin Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Tony Stewart is 12th

    Auto racing

    HAMPTON, Ga. — Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track after the sprint car he was driving struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. Aug. 9.

  2. NASCAR's Tony Stewart should sit out season

    Auto racing

    Worst decision

    Driver Tony Stewart will be back behind the wheel Sunday at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Atlanta. It's his first time since the car he was driving at a dirt track in upstate New York struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. on Aug. 9.

  3. Tony Stewart says Kevin Ward's death will affect him forever (w/ video)

    Auto racing

    HAMPTON, Ga. — Tony Stewart ended nearly three weeks of silence since his race car struck and killed a young driver at an upstate New York dirt track, voicing sympathy Friday for the family of Kevin Ward Jr. and suggesting a return to NASCAR competition this weekend would help him cope with lingering grief.

    Tony Stewart, left, spoke for first time Friday since he hit and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. on Aug. 9.
  4. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup

    What: Oral-B USA 500

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30 p.m.), qualifying (FS1, 7 p.m.); Saturday, practice (FS2, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 8 p.m.); Hampton, Ga.

  5. Daytona's July race moving to Sunday with new schedule

    Auto racing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR rolled out its 2015 Sprint Cup schedule Tuesday with a number of significant changes, including moving the summer race at Daytona from Saturday to Sunday night.

  6. Will Power able to shake off California earthquake

    Auto racing

    It was just past 3 a.m. when Will Power was awakened from a deep sleep on the top floor of his hotel in Napa, Calif. The IndyCar points leader was in the middle of his first earthquake and wasn't certain he was going to make it out alive.

  7. F1's Lewis Hamilton: Teammate admitted to hitting me on purpose

    Auto racing

    SPA, Belgium — Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead and deepened his rift with Lewis Hamilton. The gloves are now truly off between the Mercedes rivals in their bitter fight for the Formula One title.

  8. Joey Logano takes Sprint Cup victory at Bristol

    Auto racing

    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go Saturday night and won at Bristol Motor Speedway for the first time in his Sprint Cup career, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.

    Joey Logano
  9. Will Power on IndyCar pole at Sonoma

    Auto racing

    SONOMA, Calif. — Will Power earned the IndyCar pole at Sonoma Raceway for today's grand Prix of Sonoma, putting the overall points leader in prime position for his championship chase.

  10. Ryan Blaney wins Nationwide race

    Auto racing

    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday's NASCAR Nationwide series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.