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Dale Jr says retiring announcement took the…

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says the pressure is off

F1 drivers split on new 'shield' protection

Formula One drivers are split over plans to test a new "shield" device to protect against flying debris

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt…

Now that Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to retire, NASCAR has its work cut out in developing new stars

Vettel tips Mercedes to strike back at Ferrari in Russia

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have had the upper hand so far this season in Formula One, but they're expecting a resurgent Lewis Hamilton in Russia

Alonso embracing challenges of his 'Indy 500…

Fernando Alonso is embarking on what he calls his "Indy 500 adventure," and it's clearly a labor of love and ambition

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NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

NASCAR has had three top drivers retire in the last two seasons and now Dale Earnhardt Jr. says this year will be his last

Fighting talk from Ferrari after Vettel wins…

Sebastian Vettel is back on top of the Formula One standings and his Ferrari team is bursting with ambition again

Column: A mea culpa on Alonso in the Indy 500

Column: A mea culpa on Fernando Alonso in the Indy 500

Bottas beats Hamilton to take pole position at…

Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton right at the end of qualifying to take pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix

Junior will leave a big seat to fill in No. 88 next season

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s vacant No. 88 seat will surely become the most popular one drivers will covet for 2018

Notable achievements in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s racing career

Notable achievements in the driving career of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports has announced that Earnhardt will be retiring at the end of the season

11-year-old boy dies in karting accident at Alonso's track

The Spanish racing federation says an 11-year-old boy has died from injuries sustained in a karting accident at Fernando Alonso's track in northern Spain

Drivers trying to figure out the sticky Bristol surface

There's a sticky situation heading into Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway and it's causing fits for the drivers

Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run

Andretti Autosport's other Indianapolis 500 drivers are enthusiastic about welcoming Fernando Alonso to their ranks

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Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

Joe Gibbs Racing had three victories at this point last season, including back-to-back wins by Kyle Busch

Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama

Zach Veach feels like he is getting thrown into the fire as he makes his IndyCar debut at Alabama's Barber Motorsports Park this weekend

Larson starts on pole with Bristol qualifying rained out

Kyle Larson will start on the pole one on points because rain washed out qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway

British teenager racer has legs amputated after F4 crash

More than $220,000 has been donated to help a British racing driver who has had both legs amputated while in an induced coma after being involved in a high-speed crash

Zach Veach to make IndyCar debut in Alabama this weekend

Zach Veach to make IndyCar debut this weekend in Alabama, filling in for injured JR Hildebrand

Column: So what that Alonso is racing the Indy 500?

Column: Indianapolis Motor Speedway gets 2-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso to race the Indianapolis 500

Mercedes gives team orders to Bottas

Mercedes has imposed orders on Valtteri Bottas by telling him to make way for Lewis Hamilton _ twice in one race

Sainz hit with 3-place grid penalty after Stroll crash

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after stewards ruled that he crashed into Canadian Lance Stroll

More McLaren woes as Alonso's engine fails at Bahrain GP

Fernando Alonso must already be counting down the days until the Indianapolis 500, given how frustrating Formula One is becoming

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Rowland targets F2 title to further F1 bid

The pressure will be intense but the reward will be immense if British driver Oliver Rowland can make it to Formula One