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It was easy to watch the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and know the Chase had started. Not because of the way drivers raced, but because of the way things looked, both on the track and off the track.
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Sound like NASCAR? Nope, I'm describing V8 Supercars , Australia's most popular motorsport and a series that is having a big moment right now with the announcement that Marcos Ambrose is going back to his homeland to try to add to his 2 Championships in the series. The V8 Supercars series itself has a rather short history, having formed in the late 1990s in response to the Australian Racing Drivers Club pushing the BTCC-derived Supertouring class, but it's legacy dates back decades to the birth of touring car racing in that country.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars , while designer Betsey Johnson and Olympian Lolo Jones suffered significant missteps during their routines. This year's celebrity cast includes reality TV personality Sadie Robertson, who appears in Duck Dynasty ; YouTube beauty guru Bethany Mota; and NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.
AJ Allmendinger makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
The sponsorship will encompass seven select NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Whelan Euro Series races ending in a major announcement from WRIT in Homestead Miami during championship weekend. "Through our partnership with RWR and team, we will drive brand awareness across North America and Europe to gain broad exposure to millions of racing fans through NASCAR's spectator experience, national TV distribution, and the social media campaigns surrounding the racing events leading up to and through championship weekend.
Tom Hessert won for the fifth time in his career Saturday and third time at Salem Speedway, but it's safe to say he has never won like this before. Hessert grabbed the lead from Mason Mitchell with 12 laps to go, then held on and beat Mitchell despite both cars bouncing off each other and the wall coming out of the final turn of the 200 lap event.
The greatest driver of the modern age and perhaps the most complete off all-time he rewrote all the conceivable records in such a dominant fashion that it's doubtless that the right circumstances will allow another driver to match his winning record. "There are two things that set Michael apart from the rest of the drivers in Formula One - his sheer talent and his attitude.
When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.
Only days after announcing that he will be leaving NASCAR at the end of this season, Marcos Ambrose will return to the sport he once dominated in the V8 Australian V8 Supercars Championship. Team Penske announced Sunday that it would form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia, Dick Johnson Racing, with Ambrose behind the wheel of the No.
14, 2014. . Jeff Gordon drives past Marcos Ambrose and Jamie McMurray during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.
When Kevin Ward Sr. decided his late son's No. 13 car should compete one last time there was only one possible driver: Dylan Swiernik.
Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.
Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.
Kevin Harvick holds up the trophy with his son Keelan Paul Harvick in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Freaky Fast 300 Race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory over London Welsh in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground. The visitors scored four tries themselves and showed far more heart in defence than in their 52-0 defeat at home to Exeter last week.
Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:58 am
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