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  • After Brain Surgery, Waterbury Teen Becomes Youngest NASCAR Driver

    After Brain Surgery, Waterbury Teen Becomes Youngest NASCAR Driver
    WATERBURY — After all his painstaking anticipation, it was going to take a lot more than a last-place finish to detract from the exhilaration that North End Middle School eighth-grader Jake "Wild Child" Higginson felt after becoming the youngest...
  • IndyCar still straddling line between speed, safety

    Organizers in every motorsport try to walk a fine line between creating fast, entertaining racing and keeping drivers and riders safe. Finding that middle ground is particularly vital in IndyCar, where cars occasionally go airborne in accidents. Many...
  • Rahal survives pack racing of Fontana for second career win

    Graham Rahal avoided a penalty despite driving out of pit road with part of his fueling mechanism attached and held on through a wild finish for his second career IndyCar victory. Any other day, that would have been the big news. After a frenetic day of...
  • Graham Rahal wins crash-marred IndyCar race in Fontana

    Graham Rahal wins crash-marred IndyCar race in Fontana
    Graham Rahal won for the first time in seven years, but the broader themes of Saturday's MAVTV 500 in Fontana were parity and pack racing. There were 80 lead changes at Auto Club Speedway, breaking the previous IndyCar record of 73 set in November 2001....
  • NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races

    NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races
    Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events. "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presence of...
  • SUNDAY ON TV/RADIO

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || BASEBALL || || 12:08 p.m. || White Sox at Tigers WGN-9, WSCR-AM 670 || || 1:10 p.m. || Twins at Brewers MLBN || || 7:05 p.m. || Cubs at Cardinals ESPN, WBBM-AM 780 || || BASKETBALL: WNBA || || 2 p.m. || L.A. Sparks at N.Y....
  • Allmendinger wins pole for road course race at Sonoma

    Allmendinger wins pole for road course race at Sonoma
    AJ Allmendinger, developing as the top driver on road courses, won the pole for Sunday's race at winding Sonoma Raceway. Allmendinger earned the top starting spot during Saturday's knockout qualifying with a lap 96.310 mph around the 10-turn, 1.99-...
  • Allmendinger wins NASCAR pole at Sonoma

    SONOMA, Calif. Once again, AJ Allmendinger could be on the road to a spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' championship chase. Allmendinger, who qualified for last year's Chase for the Cup by winning on the road course at Watkins Glen, won the pole...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 6/28 log (updated Saturday PM with baseball doubleheaders)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open final round(in Munich, Germany).--Golf 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d. at Kentucky Lake).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv....
  • NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs ban on Confederate flag

    Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, called the Confederate flag "offensive to an entire race" Friday while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse. NASCAR this week said it backs South...
  • Ford focuses on racing performance

    Some might say Dave Pericak has a lot of work ahead of him. But for the new director of Global Ford Performance, challenges are a necessary and rewarding part of the job. Pericak joined Ford in 1994, working at a parts plant, and has worked his way up...