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  • NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. hopes for rebound at Sonoma Raceway

    NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. hopes for rebound at Sonoma Raceway
    NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series heads back to Sonoma Raceway this weekend and no driver is more eager to return to the California wine country than struggling Martin Truex Jr. Truex is the defending winner of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the 10-turn, 1.99-...
  • Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer happy to return to Richmond, while Jimmie Johnson looks for improvement

    RICHMOND — No one is more a poster boy for the new Chase qualifying system than Kevin Harvick. In 22nd place in the standings as the Sprint Cup Series rolls off at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night for the Toyota Owners 400, Harvick...
  • Five thoughts on NASCAR at Charlotte, Formula One and more

    Five thoughts on NASCAR at Charlotte, Formula One and more
    Looking back at the weekend's motor racing, including Brad Keselowski's win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte and Sebastian Vettel's Formula One victory in Japan, five things come to mind: --The issue of non-Chase drivers winning Chase...
  • Vickers intent on racing at start of 2014 season

    Vickers intent on racing at start of 2014 season
    Brian Vickers feels healthy enough to race. If he could promise his doctors he wouldn't crash, he'd be in the car Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.     Vickers was diagnosed with a blood clot in his right calf Oct. 14. He has been sidelined for the...
  • Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas

    Bowyer finding some peace as he returns to Kansas
    To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.     The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
  • NASCAR's Waltrip team cuts back; Brian Vickers out for season

    NASCAR's Waltrip team cuts back; Brian Vickers out for season
    In a tumultuous day at Michael Waltrip Racing, the NASCAR team said it would scale back its operations next year and that driver Brian Vickers was lost for the rest of this season. MWR said Monday that it would field only two cars full time in the...
  • Vickers to miss rest of season with blood clot

    Vickers to miss rest of season with blood clot
    Brian Vickers will miss the rest of the NASCAR season because of a blood clot in his right calf.     The clot was found after a Monday examination. He was placed on blood-thinning medication that will prevent him from racing. Vickers missed 25 races in...
  • MWR cutting to 2 full teams in 2014

    MWR cutting to 2 full teams in 2014
    The Associated Press has learned that Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA.     Team owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman on Monday began telling employees of their decision. Those...
  • Sadler will sub for Vickers starting at Martinsville

    Sadler will sub for Vickers starting at Martinsville
    Michael Waltrip Racing announced Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the 2013 season’s final four NASCAR Sprint Cup races. Sadler replaces Brian Vickers who informed MWR on Oct. 14 that he would...
  • NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. will continue racing despite broken wrist

    NASCAR's Martin Truex Jr. will continue racing despite broken wrist
    NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. broke his right wrist in a race last weekend but will keep racing with a special cast, his team, Michael Waltrip Racing, said Tuesday. The injury occurred Saturday night when Truex's No. 56 Toyota was involved in a...
  • Mark Martin to drive No. 11 JGR Toyota while Denny Hamlin heals

    Mark Martin to drive No. 11 JGR Toyota while Denny Hamlin heals
    Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon. Hamlin's injury, sustained Sunday...