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  1. Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | KTVN Reno

    19, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart says in court papers filed Friday, Aug. ... NEW YORK - A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling." Attorney Mark Lanier said Saturday in an email that Kevin Ward Jr. was killed last year as he walked on a dirt track in upstate New York even though Stewart is one of the world's best drivers.


  2. Will Saturday be Boris Said's final NASCAR race?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    Saturday's Xfinity race at Road America marks the last of a five-race deal Said has with Joe Gibbs Racing. On Friday, according to, Said mentioned it could be his final NASCAR race.


  3. Saturday Morning QuarterbackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    A week full of tragedies started with the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson to a freak accident at Pocono. He was racing last Sunday when a piece of another driver's car went airborne and hit Wilson in the head while he was driving, causing a traumatic brain injury from which he died Monday.


  4. NASCAR drivers to compete in IronmanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Much like their fellow NASCAR drivers who are deservedly spending the season's final off-week relaxing on a beach or jet-setting to some exotic location, Landon Cassill and Josh Wise are using the rare downtime to travel and enjoy the scenic Austrian Alps. The difference, however, is that these two Sprint Cup drivers won't be sightseeing or taking leisurely day hikes.


  5. Weekly Recap: Ford Ranger, 'Dodge' Barracuda poised for returns?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Autoblog

    Rumors flew this week that several of Detroit's favorite nameplates, the Ranger , Bronco, and Barracuda are set to return. The Ranger could be built at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI , the Detroit News reported .


  6. Dillon can ask Gaughan for advice about Road America rainRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    If it rains Saturday at Road America, Ty Dillon can draw on advice from teammate Brendan Gaughan about how to win on a wet track. The 45-lap, 182-mile race at Road America is scheduled to begin early Saturday afternoon.


  7. NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade returns to Dover Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Dover International Speedway announces a special kickoff to the Oct. 2-4 race weekend with the return of the popular NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade. The showcase is set for 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Blue Hen Corporate Center, with a parade through downtown Dover to follow.


  8. Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart says in court papers filed Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that he didn't see fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. walking along the track before striking and killing him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9, 2014.


  9. Time to shut down IndyCar racing for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Enough already. After the latest tragedy in IndyCar - Wilson's death from being struck on the top of the head by a piece of flying debris during a race last weekend at Pocono - it's time to shut down this ridiculously dangerous form of racing.


  10. Opinion: It's time to shut down IndyCarRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    IndyCar driver Ryan Briscoe flips through the infield grass in front of Ryan Hunter-Reay during a June 27 race in Fontana, Calif. AP PHOTO Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.


  11. Musselman increases sponsorship of ARCA championship contender Josh WilliamsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    Knouse Foods Inc. and its Musselman's Applesauce brand have increased their partnership with ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Josh Williams. Musselman's BIG CUP brand first joined Josh Williams Motorsports in June of this year and the partnership has grown since day one.


  12. Emotional hurdles of filling in for fallen driverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | USA Today

    The garage is full of them. Those who got to work because a fellow driver was seriously injured - or worse - and those who had to step aside during a recovery.


  13. Honda to Assist Wilson Children's Fund at SonomaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    August 28, 2015: American Honda Motor Company, Inc., and Honda Performance Development today announced plans to contribute to the Wilson Children's Fund based on laps completed by all Honda entries in this weekend's GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Sonoma Raceway. The Wilson Children's Fund was established this week to benefit the surviving daughters of Honda Indy Car driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday as a result of injuries sustained last weekend in a racing accident at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.


  14. IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction - albeit a temporary one - from their grief over Justin Wilson's death. Wilson died Monday of a head injury suffered a day earlier when he was stuck by debris from another car at Pocono Raceway.


  15. After Justin Wilson's death, IndyCar drivers go back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Less than a week after the death of popular driver Justin Wilson, the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series community will temporarily put their grieving on hold and get back to the business of crowning the 2015 champion in Sunday's GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. To some, this might seem inappropriately soon to resume racing after Wilson died Monday from a devastating head injury suffered when he was struck by a piece of debris from Sage Karam's wrecked car during last Sunday's ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.


  16. IndyCar driver Sage Karam speaks out after Pocono tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AutoWeek

    Sage Karam, the driver whose crash led to the freak accident at Pocono Raceway that killed Justin Wilson, gave his first public thoughts on the incident Friday. Opening remarks: "It's been a tough week.


  17. Eau Claire native Paul Menard feels at home at Road AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    "We used to always come over for the Indy-car races," said Menard, an Eau Claire native who grew up while his father, John, fielded cars in the Indianapolis 500. "We'd still come to other races like Milwaukee and Elkhart just to be fans.


  18. David Letterman struggling with love of racingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

    The retired late-night comedian and IndyCar team co-owner rattled off a number racing deaths - Justin Wilson, Dan Wheldon, Paul Dana, Dale Earnhardt, Ayrton Senna, sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. - and wondered if "maybe we've reached diminishing returns at making this sport safer." Letterman expressed his grief in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from his Montana ranch.


  19. Tony Stewart claims he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. until just before fatal incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sporting News

    Tony Stewart's attorney vigorously defended him Friday in a response to the wrongful death lawsuit filed against the NASCAR driver. The response, filed in U.S. District Court in Utica, N.Y., says Stewart did not see driver Kevin Ward Jr. until just before he struck him Aug. 9, 2014, at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.


  20. Regan Smith has no regrets over late bumpRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    RELATED: See how Smith won at Mid-Ohio ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Regan Smith used a bit of bumper two weeks ago to become NASCAR's most recent road-course winner, shoving road-racing veteran Alex Tagliani in the last lap at Mid-Ohio to take his first XFINITY Series victory of the year.