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  • Irish rider Roche signs up for Team Sky

    London (AFP) - Irish rider Nicolas Roche was on Tuesday unveiled at Team Sky along with four other new names for 2015.

    AFP
  • Pagenaud made Penske expand to 4 IndyCar entries

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Roger Penske has always been comfortable fielding just two or three IndyCar Series entries a year. With Simon Pagenaud on the free agent market, the team owner was willing to consider expansion.

    The Associated Press
  • De Silvestro's F1 driving program grinds to a halt

    LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss racer Simona De Silvestro's hopes of becoming the first woman since 1976 to race in Formula One have suffered a setback with the Sauber team ending a testing deal due to her lack of funds. The 26-year-old had been expected to take part in first practice at next month's U.S.…

    Reuters
  • Team Penske in command of the Chase after 2 races

    As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took a good-natured swipe at his teammate by asking him via Twitter to slow down. Team Penske is hot - the hottest organization in NASCAR with four wins in the last five races -…

    The Associated Press
  • Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race

    LOUDON, N.H. (AP) -- - Make it 2 for 2 for Team Penske in the Chase. Joey Logano helped Team Penske strengthen its grip as the organization to beat for the championship, pulling away on an overtime restart to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advancing to the second round of the Chase…

    The Associated Press
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  • Hornish eager entering Nationwide race at Kentucky

    As Sam Hornish Jr. ponders his next move in stock cars, he's prepared to make the most of his last scheduled ride this season for Joe Gibbs Racing. Last year's NASCAR Nationwide Series runner-up will make his eighth series start of 2014 and seventh in JGR's No. 54 Toyota Camry in Saturday night's…

    The Associated Press
  • Petty planning to run 2 full-time cars next year

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Richard Petty Motorsports insisted Wednesday it is committed to running two cars in 2015 despite losing driver Marcos Ambrose and primary sponsor Stanley in the span of five days.

    The Associated Press
  • Russian driver released from hospital

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered in a crash last month.

    The Associated Press
  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major title overall.

    The Associated Press
  • Keselowski routs Richmond field to grab top seed

    NASCAR's new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. There were 17 drivers who could have raced their way into the Chase by winning Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, but Brad…

    The Associated Press
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  • Keselowski dominates in Richmond, clinches top seed for Chase

    Brad Keselowski routed the field Saturday night for his Brad Keselowski fourth win of the season, a victory that gives him the top seed in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Keselowski led all but 17 of the 400 laps at Richmond International Raceway, where the last race of the regular…

    CBS Sports
  • Barfield leaves IndyCar for IMSA race director

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Beaux Barfield is leaving his role as race director of IndyCar for the same position with the Tudor United Sports Car Championship Series.

    The Associated Press
  • Will Power cashes in on 1st IndyCar title

    Will Power capped his first IndyCar Series championship with a $1 million bonus check. Power won his first series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race at Fontana before raising the Astor Cup for the first time in a career filled with agonizing misses. Power and team…

    The Associated Press
  • Teary-eyed Aussie Power wins first IndyCar crown

    Will Power, who had his championship dreams destroyed twice before when he crashed out of season-ending races, was overcome with emotion as he finally claimed his first IndyCar Series crown. I was crying when I crossed the finish line," said Power, who raced strategically to take the crown with a…

    AFP
  • Will Power wins IndyCar series title behind Kanaan

    Only a catastrophe was likely to derail his IndyCar Series championship, and the Australian knew he had to throttle the aggression that has made his career - and occasionally wrecked it. Yet after Power moved patiently and safely through the Fontana field, a restart gave him a chance to seize the…

    The Associated Press