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13 min ago | The Age

The collision between Lewis Hamilton (left) and Nico Rosberg on August 24.

LONDON Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has apologised for colliding with team mate Lewis Hamilton during the Belgian Grand Prix and been disciplined, his Mercedes team said on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg, McLaren

4 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

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Mixed fortunes for Serb stars at U.S. Open as Novak Djokovic cruises to easy victory while Ana Ivanovic is knocked out.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Tennis, Ana Ivanovic, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hamilton contract talks to wait until after title fight

Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have agreed to postpone contract talks - and not approach other parties - until the intensity of the title battle calms down.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Nico Rosberg, Mercedes GP

The Formula 1 Blog

Merhi waiting on F1 license for Monza debut

Roberto Merhi is only waiting on his F1 super license before receiving the green light to make his grand prix debut next weekend at Monza.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Christijan Albers

Cybercast News Service

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.


Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Busch, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Chase Austin, Boris Jurkovic, John Borneman III, Cory Collum, Mike MacKenzie


IndyCar to race in New Orleans in 2015

The IndyCar Series committed to adding the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., to its 2015 schedule.


Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Dwayne Leik, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

The Formula 1 Blog

Early debut for teen Verstappen 'really bad' - Salo

Finn Salo, who raced in F1 against the 16-year-old's father Jos, backed 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve who has questioned whether Verstappen's signing by Toro Rosso is good for F1.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Todd Braun, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Jacques Villeneuve, Scuderia Toro Rosso

South End Standard

Ron Dennis may have to be patient to re-sign Fernando Alonso, pictured, for McLaren

McLaren Group chairman and CEO Ron Dennis has hinted he is prepared to bide his time to land either Fernando Alonso or Sebastian Vettel.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, McLaren, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Jenson Button

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

2 California Preps Added to Derby, Oaks Qualifiers

Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points.


Related Topix: Sports, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby

Oxford Times

MOTORSPORT: Smith aiming to turn on style at Silverstone

Bradley Smith, seen burning up the track on the way to a sixth-place finish in Indianapolis, will be looking to shine at Silverstone Bradley Smith is relishing the chance to put on a sparkling show for the home fans at Silverstone this weekend.


Related Topix: Moto GP

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Investigation of Tony Stewart sprint car racing incident 'still on-going'

The investigation into the Aug. 9 racing incident involving NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. is "still on-going," a spokeswoman with the Ontario County Sheriff's office told the Observer on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Journal Gazette

Jacket for man with deep Red Coat roots

Bruce Dye of the Mad Anthonys, left, presents the Mad Anthonys Red Coat to 2014 recipient Tom Kelley during a ceremony Tuesday at Hotel Fort Wayne.


Related Topix: Sports, Kelley Racing, Indy Racing, Jack Nicklaus, Golf, Golfers

The Washington Post

Kenseth likes title chances despite lack of wins

Matt Kenseth was a five-time winner this time last year and an established championship threat.


Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Matt Kenseth, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Joe Fox, Eric McClure, Dario Franchitti, John Graham, Deac McCaskill

The Washington Post

Auto Racing Package: Auto Racing Glance

Schedule: Friday, practice, qualifying ; Saturday, race, 10:20 p.m. . Last year: Team Penske's Will Power won the season finale, and Target Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon finished fifth for his third season title.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Fox, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Eric McClure, Chris Horn, NASCAR Nextel Cup, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, Will Power, CART Racing, Team Penske, Indy Racing

The Formula 1 Blog

Max Verstappen tipped for Friday debut at Suzuka

The well-connected Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf claims Red Bull, having newly signed the 16-year-old son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, has targeted October's Japanese grand prix as a potential first official outing for Max in 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Jos Verstappen, Scuderia Toro Rosso

Vettel has made 'many mistakes' in 2014 - Webber

Amid the typical PR-speak, the Australian - having left Red Bull and the paddock for semi-retirement and Le Mans - was always relied upon for a blunt assessment.


Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

Paddock Talk

Mattiacci 'confirms' 2015 lineup yet again

At Spa, the British broadcaster Sky made waves when it quoted the Maranello team's chief as admitting both Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will still be wearing red next year.


Related Topix: Sports, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers


NASCAR tripleheader weekend returns to Kentucky Speedway July 2015

For the fifth time in the tracks history, NASCAR's elite drivers will battle on the roughest track in NASCAR July 9-11, 2015 for three action-packed nights of racing when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series , Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series visit Kentucky Speedway.


Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Looks like we have our new 'Bachelor'

Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer eliminated late in the recently completed season of 'The Bachelorette,' is rumored to be ABC's next 'Bachelor.'


Related Topix: Sports, Arie Luyendyk Jr., Indy Racing

Cybercast News Service

NASCAR's Kenseth behind anti-bullying kids' book

Kenseth and his wife, Katie, released "Race Against Bullying" on Tuesday in conjunction with National Youth Literacy Day.


Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR