NASCAR playoffs: 3 things to watch at Kansas

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish to advance in…

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish to advance in playoffs

2 NASCAR teams in traffic incidents on way to Kansas

Two different NASCAR teams were involved in traffic incidents on their way to Kansas Speedway that damaged race cars

AdChoices Icon

Speed racer: Hamlin goes nearly 205 mph at…

Denny Hamlin led seven drivers over 203 mph in first practice at Talladega Superspeedway

Formula One reaches agreement for Miami Grand Prix in 2021

Formula One has reached a preliminary agreement to race in Miami in 2021, giving the global series a second race in the U.S.

Hundreds of birds crash into NASCAR Hall of Fame building

An animal rescue group says more than 300 birds crashed into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte, killing more than 100 of them

Bottas fastest in practice for Japanese GP

Valtteri Bottas led the second and final practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix, edging teammate Lewis Hamilton in what could be the starting grid for Sunday's typhoon-hit Formula One race

Stenhouse signs multiyear deal to drive for JTG Daugherty

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. signs multiyear deal to drive for JTG Daugherty Racing, essentially completing swap of drivers with Roush Fenway Racing after Chris Buescher left for that team

Larson flashes superstar potential with playoff…

Kyle Larson wins NASCAR playoff race at Dover

Steve Torrence races to NHRA Top Fuel win

Steve Torrence beat Doug Kalitta in the Top Fuel final and took over the points lead at the 12th NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway

AdChoices Icon

Denny Hamlin wins pole on Dover track where he's…

Denny Hamlin to start 2nd round of playoffs on pole at Dover for 500th NASCAR Cup start

The Latest: Blaney beats Newman in photo finish at Talladega

The latest from the NASCAR playoff race in Alabama

Johnson's sponsor stays on Hendrick 48 car…

Jimmie Johnson will keep his primary sponsor Ally Financial for Hendrick 48 car for as long as he races

Rain gives team an additional day to strategize at Talladega

NASCAR's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was postponed by rain after the first stage of the race

The Latest: Rain forces playoff postponement at Talladega

The Latest: NASCAR's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway to resume Monday

Mercedes driver Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas surged into the lead at the start and held on to win the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday for his third Formula One victory of the season and first since April

Ferrari driver Vettel grabs pole at Japanese GP

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday in a windy qualifying session that was moved to race day because of the powerful typhoon that hit Japan on Saturday

Chase Elliott leads Hendrick sweep in Talladega qualifying

Chase Elliott rebounded from last week's devastating engine failure to lead a Hendrick Motorsports sweep in qualifying for the playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway

Chevy vs. Ford vs. Toyota at Talladega playoff race

The first loser at Talladega Superspeedway better not have been hung out to dry in the closing laps by a teammate

AdChoices Icon

Boyd gets 1st career win after Sauter stripped of victory

Spencer Boyd named winner of Truck Series race after Johnny Sauter stripped of victory for forcing driver below out-of-bounds line at Talladega Superspeedway

Pastor, Trump ally Robert Jeffress to give Talladega prayer

Megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress to give invocation, wave green flag at Talladega

As Japan braces for typhoon, rugby squad trains in the rain

While rugby stars here for the World Cup mostly heeded the same warnings as everyone else as Japan braced to be hit by a typhoon tipped to be its worst in six decades, the national team was slogging through shin-deep water at training.