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  • Merckx and Ickx feted as Belgium's speed demons

    Eddy Merckx did it on a bicycle, Jacky Ickx drove fast for Formula 1. Now that both are approaching 70, an exhibition is celebrating their feats as two of history's speediest Belgians. The stunning accomplishments of the "fast friends" are chronicled...
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. hired to drive for Roush Fenway

    Darrell Wallace Jr. has a new home. Roush Fenway Racing confirmed Thursday that Wallace will drive the No. 6 Ford next season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (formerly Nationwide Series). The Observer first reported Dec. 7 that Wallace had asked for a...
  • Pocono Raceway, Pennsylvania homeowners among those benefiting from federal tax 'extender' bill

    Pocono Raceway, Pennsylvania homeowners among those benefiting from federal tax 'extender' bill
    WASHINGTONĀ — From auto racetrack operators to homeowners to those with disabilities, there was something for almost everyone in a retroactive tax bill that Congress sent to the president's desk before ending their two-year session. The bill, which...
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. to step up to NASCAR's second-tier series

    Darrell Wallace Jr., who made history last year by becoming the first African American driver to win in one of NASCAR's top three series in nearly 50 years, is taking a step up in stock car racing's ranks. Roush Fenway Racing said Thursday that it has...
  • Busch testifies he told former girlfriend to leave

    The Sports Xchange Busch testifies he told former girlfriend to leave NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch insisted during testimony at a hearing Wednesday in Dover, Del., that he repeatedly asked his former girlfriend to leave his motorhome on the night...
  • Ex-girlfriend says Kurt Busch is alcoholic, depressed

    The Sports Xchange Ex-girlfriend says Kurt Busch is alcoholic, depressed NASCAR driver Kurt Busch was fighting alcoholism and depression when he smashed his then-girlfriend's head into a wall in September, the woman told a family court in Dover, Del.,...
  • Sprint will drop NASCAR title sponsorship

    Sprint will drop NASCAR title sponsorship
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced Tuesday that it has informed NASCAR it will not extend the title sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series after the current agreement expires at...
  • Sprint to end NASCAR series sponsorship after 2016

    Once again, NASCAR finds itself searching the market for a high-dollar series sponsor. Sprint announced on Tuesday that it would discontinue its sponsorship of NASCAR's premier Sprint Cup Series following the expiration of its current contract, which...
  • NASCAR's Brian Vickers to miss season's start after heart surgery

    NASCAR's Brian Vickers to miss season's start after heart surgery
    NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will miss the start of next season after having corrective heart surgery, Vickers and his Michael Waltrip Racing team said Monday. Vickers, 31, initially had an artificial patch inserted to fix a hole in his heart in 2010...
  • Top 14 from '14: The Year in Sports

    The Sports Xchange Top 14 from '14: The Year in Sports The year in sports brought many memories, including special firsts, a dynasty debate the return of a king and a coup of an NBA owner. The Sports Xchange tapped the correspondents who brought the...
  • NASCAR driver Brian Vickers has heart surgery, will miss start of 2015 season

    For the third time in six years, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will sit out part of the Sprint Cup Series season dealing with health issues. Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Monday that Vickers will miss the start of the 2015 season as he recovers...