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Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship

Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championshipTyler Reddick opened Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s first season in retirement with a victory and closed it with a championship.
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Ford closing in on rare NASCAR Cup championships

Ford closing in on rare NASCAR Cup championshipsClosing in its first manufacturing title since 2002 and first for a drivers since 2004, Ford is rewarded for a decision and new direction in racing.
  • Motorsports
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Truex turning corner with racing team about to shut down

Truex turning corner with racing team about to shut downWin or lose, Martin Truex Jr. will be at the center of a goodbye bash that no one at Furniture Row Racing will want to end.
  • Sports
  • 4 weeks ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Busch sets up title showdown with Harvick

Sunday’s motors: Busch sets up title showdown with HarvickKyle Busch won for the eighth time this season to tie Kevin Harvick for the most victories this season and set up a head-to-head battle for the championship.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Bell to race for another NASCAR national championship

Saturday’s motors: Bell to race for another NASCAR national titleBell won the Truck Series title last year and moved to the Xfinity Series this season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Harvick’s championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors

Harvick’s championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectorsNASCAR said it believes Kevin Harvick’s spoiler was intentionally offset to the right to give the Ford an aerodynamic advantage when he drove through the corners at Texas.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Will Power relishes Detroit Grand Prix's return

Will Power relishes Detroit Grand Prix’s returnWith tickets going on sale, organizers of the Detroit Grand Prix said general admission fans will have more access and and better sightlines.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Harvick earns Cup title shot with Texas win

Sunday’s motors: Harvick earns Cup title shot with Texas winKevin Harvick gave the checkered flag to a young fan he brought onto the track to take a selfie — one with the winning driver and car that will have a shot at another NASCAR Cup championship.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Custer enters Xfinity championship picture after Texas win

Saturday’s motors: Custer wins Xfinity race at TexasThere are three championship-contending spots for Homestead that will be decided next week at Phoenix.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Logano pushes past Truex to earn shot at NASCAR title

Sunday’s motors: Logano pushes past Truex to earn shot at NASCAR titleJoey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR’s Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Saturday's motors: Kyle Busch to lead next round of NASCAR’s playoffs

Saturday’s motors: Kyle Busch to lead next round of NASCAR’s playoffsKyle Busch’s road to the championship round was made a little bit easier when he won the pole at Martinsville Speedway.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Brad Keselowski's title hopes run out of gas

Sunday’s motors: Brad Keselowski’s title hopes run out of gasTeam Penske teammates Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills), both winners in the first round of the playoffs, were eliminated from the NASCAR Cup playoffs on Sunday.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Nemechek celebrates first Xfinity win

Saturday’s motors: Nemechek celebrates first Xfinity winNemechek passes Daniel Hemric with about 30 laps to go.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Friday's motors: Logano earns pole for elimination race

Friday’s motors: Logano earns pole for elimination raceJoey Logano heads into the final race before the playoff field is cut from 12 to eight with a 39-point buffer
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega win

Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega winThe victory also ends a 149-race losing streak for Almirola.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months ago
Motorsports

Keselowski drives for four straight, after giving Penske his 500th

Keselowski drives for four straight, after giving Penske his 500thBrad Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Cup champ is on top of the playoff standings after one race, while Roger Penske just keeps winning.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Keselowski's win streak breathes life into NASCAR playoffs

Keselowski’s win streak pumps life into NASCAR playoffsA snoozer of a NASCAR season got a huge jolt of energy right before the playoffs with back-to-back wins by Brad Keselowski.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months ago
Sports

J.R. Todd, Jon Oberhofer savor U.S. Nationals title for Kalitta team

J.R. Todd, Jon Oberhofer savor U.S. Nationals title for Kalitta teamIt took crew chief Jon Oberhofer 28 years before finally getting the chance to feel what it was like to be champion of the U.S. Nationals, the Super Bowl of the NHRA series.
  • Sports
  • 3 months ago
Motorsports

Keselowski savors 'refreshing' win amid season of struggles

Keselowski savors ‘refreshing’ win amid season of strugglesBrad Keselowski took nearly the entire season to break through to victory lane.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Hamilton clinches pole for season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

Hamilton clinches pole for season-ending Abu Dhabi GPIt is the Mercedes driver’s 11th pole of the season and record-extending 83rd of his career
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Busch wins first pole at Talladega

Saturday’s motors: Busch wins first pole at TalladegaKurt Busch led a Stewart-Haas Racing sweep to put all four of the company cars up front at Talladega Superspeedway for a critical playoff race.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Elliott earns berth in next playoff round

Sunday’s motors: Elliott earns berth in next playoff roundOnce Elliott raced to his first Cup win, the second victory wasn’t far behind, and now the Hendrick Motorsports star pegged as NASCAR’s next most popular driver is thinking championship.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Blaney makes move in NASCAR title hunt

Saturday’s motors: Blaney makes move in NASCAR title huntBlaney, one of NASCAR’s blossoming young stars, earned an automatic spot in the second round.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Kyle Busch starts first in playoff race at Dover; Brad Keselowski fourth

Busch starts first at Dover; Keselowski fourthRain washed out NASCAR Cup qualifying Friday, setting the lineup on points and giving the top dozen spots to the 12 playoff drivers.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroit Grand Prix tickets to go on sale next week

Detroit Grand Prix tickets on sale next weekOrganizers have made several changes, including giving all ticketholders access to race car paddock
  • Detroit
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Blaney wins, Johnson crashes out of playoffs

Sunday’s motors: Blaney wins, Johnson crashes out of playoffsJimmie Johnson saw an opportunity to snap a 58-race losing streak, and went for it. It cost him a shot at an eighth NASCAR championship and allowed Ryan Blaney to steal a surprise victory.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Briscoe wins Xfinity race on wacky Charlotte roval

Saturday’s motors: Briscoe wins Xfinity race on wacky Charlotte rovalChase Briscoe won the first of two big NASCAR races on the new hybrid track of speedway and road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Kyle Busch wins at Richmond

Saturday’s motors: Kyle Busch wins at RichmondKyle Busch is starting to wonder why he even spends time trying to qualify well at Richmond Raceway.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Friday’s motor sports: Harvick takes Richmond pole

Friday’s motor sports: Harvick takes Richmond poleKevin Harvick won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Keselowski wins third straight

Sunday’s motors: Keselowski wins third straightRochester Hills driver emerges as winner in NASCAR playoff opener while nabbing Roger Penske’s 500th victory
  • Motorsports
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Chastain earns first Xfinity win

Saturday’s motors: Chastain earns first Xfinity winRoss Chastain held off Justin Allgaier for his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, pulling away on the final restart.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months ago
Motorsports

Monday's motors: Brad Keselowski, in midst of rough year, wins at the Brickyard

Monday’s motors: Brad Keselowski wins at the BrickyardKeselowski, the native of Rochester Hills who was an afterthought most of this season, used fresher tires and timely late cautions to put Penske in victory lane.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months ago
Motorsports

Rain at Indy pushes NASCAR regular-season finale to Monday

Rain at Indy pushes NASCAR finale to MondayPersistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR’s regular season.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Thursday's motors: IndyCar's Robert Wickens broke neck, spinal cord

Thursday’s motors: IndyCar’s Robert Wickens broke neck, spinal cordThe family of the Canadian driver revealed the injuries Wickens suffered when his car launched into the fence Aug. 19 at the Pennsylvania track.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Keselowski sweeps races at Darlington

Sunday’s motors: Keselowski sweeps races at DarlingtonBrad Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on a restart to win the Southern 500.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Darlington win a 'confidence boost' for Keselowski

Saturday’s motors: Darlington win a ‘confidence boost’ for KeselowskiBrad Keselowski came out on top in the Xfinity race Saturday after leaders Ross Chastain and Kevin Harvick wrecked 37 laps from the end.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Walled Lake's Andrew Tate wins Gold Cup, series championship

Walled Lake’s Tate wins first Gold CupFourth-generation boat driver becomes, with father Mark, first father-son team to win Gold Cup, as Tate smashed JImmy Shane's dominance of the sport.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Splash of gas fuels Power to IndyCar win at Gateway

Saturday’s motors: Splash of gas fuels Power to IndyCar win at GatewayThe victory keeps the Team Penske driver’s championship hopes alive.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Hydroplane drivers embrace Sunday's full wave of events after postponement

Delayed Gold Cup event to navigate full slate SundayWith winds accelerating and shifting to an unfavorable direction, race organizers prioritize safety and delay Detroit tradition
  • More Sports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Sports

Inside lane unlocks formula to success for Gold Cup glory

Inside lane holds key to Gold Cup gloryDifficulty passing on the outside in unlimited hydroplane racing and the barrier of the enormous rooster tails left by boats, makes starts critical.
  • Sports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Shane's new boat may spell trouble for Tate in Gold Cup

Shane’s new boat may spell trouble for Tate in Gold CupThe defending Gold Cup champion and five-time defending series champion's switch to a new Miss HomeStreet will be a new challenge for Walled Lake's Andrew Tate.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Blue Chip vintage Gold Cup boat back in Detroit

Blue Chip vintage Gold Cup boat back in DetroitDetroit Machinery Center has supplied parts for the unlimited hydroplanes for decades. Now, it brings back its 1957 boa,t for "family" reasons.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Detroit Hydrofest Preview Show, with Gregg Krupa and Andrew Tate

Detroit Hydrofest Preview ShowDetroit News sports writer Gregg Krupa talks with Andrew Tate, of Walled Lake, racing in this weekend's Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest off Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Walled Lake's Andrew Tate carries family torch, lead into Gold Cup

Tate carries family torch, lead into Gold CupA fourth-generation powerboat driver, Andrew Tate has a prohibitive lead in the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series entering the Detroit APBA Gold Cup.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Motorsports

Rods, screws inserted to stabilize Wickens’ spine

Rods, screws inserted to stabilize Wickens’ spineIndyCar rookie driver faces more surgeries after harrowing crash at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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