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NASCAR suspends Hamlin crew chief Grubb 6 races

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NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. More>>

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

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With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. More>>

Carl Edwards leaving Roush at end of 2014 season

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Carl Edwards' 11-year run with Roush-Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season. More>>

Harvick grabs yet another pole with big run at IMS

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The season-long rivalry between Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske heads into the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kevin Harvick will try to crash their party. More>>

Montoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske

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Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske. More>>

NASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule

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NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule. More>>

Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

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Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second. More>>

Hamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract

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Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes want to extend his contract beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal. More>>

South African race track lives on; Porsche buys

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South Africa's most famous motor racing track just got an extension. More>>

Wayne hoping Colts get off to faster start in 2014

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Reggie Wayne wants the Colts to live this season in the fast lane. More>>

Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

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Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. More>>

Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

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Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. More>>

Bourdais and Conway win in IndyCar doubleheader

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IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. More>>

Rosberg claims pole position for German GP

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Formula One leader Nico Rosberg earned pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in qualifying on Saturday and will start 15th on the grid. More>>

Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint

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Formula One leader Nico Rosberg ditched plans to put an image of the World Cup trophy on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA. More>>

VW passes GM in global auto sales race

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Volkswagen bumped General Motors out of second place in the global auto sales race during the first half of the year, but Toyota is expected to stay in first place. More>>

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  • Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

    Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:27:07 GMT
    A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of...More >>
    A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the...More >>
  • 4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

    4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:21:42 GMT
    Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a...More >>
    Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.More >>
  • Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

    Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:15:45 GMT
    A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.More >>
    A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in...More >>
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