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Johnson wins 8th Sprint Cup race at Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go and won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. Tops List Of Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Nascar's Highest-Paid Drivers

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a lightening rod for Nascar fans since the he joined the top level of the sport in 2000. Fans have voted him the sport's most popular driver 10 straight years. He has dominated Nascar merchandise sales over the past decade with estimates putting his share as high as 35% of the total during some years. But the critics question his ardent following after extended winless streaks of 76 and 143 races and figure his support is simply a function of his famous name. Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Dale Jr. is still the biggest star in the sport.


7-Year Itch? Danica, Hub Split

Danica Patrick and her husband, Paul Hospenthal, are getting a divorce. "I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage," the former IndyCar racer wrote on her Facebook page. "This isn't easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this. He has been an important person and friend in my life and that's how we will remain moving forward."


1 dead, 9 injured in lightning strike at Pocono

Officials at Pocono Raceway say one person is dead and nine are injured after a lightning strike in the parking lot behind the grandstand after a race.


Dan Wheldon Dies: Danica Patrick, Alex Tagliani, IndyCar Drivers React As Fans Pay Respects On Twitter

Dan Wheldon Dies: Danica Patrick, Alex Tagliani, IndyCar Drivers React As Fans Pay Respects On Twitter

After learning that IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon had passed away due to injuries suffered in a horrific 15-car wreck that occurred during the 11th lap of the season-ending race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the other drivers opted to drive a five-lap salute to their fallen colleague.


Wheldon wins stunning Indy 500 when leader crashes

Dan Wheldon was zipping toward the final corner of Sunday's Indianapolis 500, surely figuring the best he could do was another runner-up finish....


20-year-old Bayne wins the Daytona 500

Trevor Bayne finally made a mistake. Fortunately for him, it didn't happen until he missed the turn pulling into Victory Lane at the Daytona 500.


Webber Wins Monaco Grand Prix

Webber Wins Monaco Grand Prix

Australian Mark Webber won the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday ahead of Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel.


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