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Kenseth Disqualified at Kansas

October 22, 2017 | 6:00 P.M. EST Share: Note: This Story Will be Updated Matt Kenseth’s chance to advance in the playoffs ended when NASCAR disqualified him when the team sent too many crew members over the wall to fix the No. 20 Toyota while he was on the damage repair clock. Kenseth was… NASCAR on Yahoo! Sports – News, ...

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Hamilton rules over Vettel in USGP

Lewis Hamilton moved to within nine points of the drivers’ championship with victory in the United States Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel finished second to delay the title. Having secured pole position, Hamilton was beaten into Turn 1 by Vettel and had to overtake his closest rival on track, diving down the inside at Turn 12 on lap six. From ...

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Kyle Busch wins Stage 1 at Kansas as trouble befalls title rivals

Kyle Busch got lucky in the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday. Busch had the lead at Kansas Speedway when Kyle Larson’s engine blew with four laps remaining in the segment to earn his 14th stage win of the season.  “Easy now, don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” Busch said. “We’ve got a long way to go here.” <p class="m_871946… ...

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Russian skater Medvedeva on course for Olympic success

MOSCOW (AP) Evgenia Medvedeva has bugs in her head. At least that’s how the world’s top women’s figure skater calls the little demons and doubts that she needs for success. Just 17 years of age and already a two-time world champion, the Russian prodigy cruised to victory in the season’s opening Grand Prix event Saturday, keeping her on course as ...

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NASCAR Mailbag: Should NASCAR change its post-race penalty policies?

The Motorsport.com NASCAR staff answer this week’s questions from fans in the NASCAR Mailbag. Do you think burnouts hide violations? Consider the fall Talladega race, Oct., 2011.  Chad Knaus telling Jimmie Johnson emphatically to damage the back end in the burnout.  NASCAR basically buried it, because, well, this is champion JIMMIE JOHNSON. That team can’t be hiding anything…right? – From William ...

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Atletico ends winless run by beating Celta 1-0 in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Atletico Madrid broke a four-game winless streak across all competitions after eking out a 1-0 win at Celta Vigo in the Spanish league on Sunday. Striker Kevin Gameiro scored his first goal of the season in the 28th minute when he swept home a poor clearance of a corner kick by Celta’s Sergi Gomez. The much-needed victory ...

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Furniture Row Racing loses crewman to heart attack

The Furniture Row Racing teams will compete with heavy hearts on Sunday following the loss of James “Jim” Watson. Watson, 55, who worked as a road-crew fabricator, suffered a heart attack on Saturday night. The Greenfield, Wisconsin native joined Furniture Row Racing in February 2017. He previously worked for Roush Fenway Racing (2006-2015) before spending last year with HScott Motorsports. ...

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Stroll and Magnussen penalized after qualifying

Lance Stroll and Kevin Magnussen have both been penalized following the end of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. Both drivers were involved in separate incidents in Q1 at Circuit of The Americas, with Stroll blocking Romain Grosjean in the final sector. The Williams driver was on a warm-up lap and had slowed before the final corner but was ...

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