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  1. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    What: AAA Texas 500

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 1 p.m.), qualifying (ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (FS1, 11 a.m.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 3 p.m.); Fort Worth, Texas

  2. St. Petersburg race second on 2015 IndyCar schedule

    Auto racing

    IndyCar released its 2015 schedule and the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is the second race of the series' season.

  3. Earnhardt Jr. takes Martinsville victory in Sprint Cup

    Auto racing

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr., center, girlfriend Amy Reimann and team owner Rick Hendrick celebrate an emotional win at Martinsville.
  4. Kevin Harvick has long way to get to front at Martinsville

    Auto racing

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway but never when the stakes were so high.

    Kevin Harvick starts 33rd today at Martinsville Speedway — the shortest, tightest track in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.
  5. Darrell Wallace wins NASCAR trucks race at Martinsville

    Auto racing

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Darrell Wallace made Saturday a tribute to the late Wendell Scott with a truck painted and numbered for the Hall of Fame inductee.

    Then he drove it to Victory Lane.

    Darrell Wallace
  6. Up next races on major auto racing circuits

    Auto racing

    Sprint Cup

    What: Goody's 500

    When/where: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, noon), qualifying (FS1, 4:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (FS1, 9 a.m. and noon.); Sunday, race (ESPN, 1:45 p.m.); Martinsville, Va.

  7. 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]
  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.