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Jamie Whincup issues ominous warning to championship rivals ahead of Sandown 500

HOLDEN star Jamie Whincup has had enough of “hanging in there” in the title fight and is determined to steal the championship lead from DJR Team Penske rival Scott McLaughlin at Sandown. As the critical endurance season kicks off with the traditional 500km Bathurst prequel this weekend, Whincup declared it was time to “lead from the front” if he wanted ...

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A look at Kasey Kahne's options for 2018

When Kasey Kahne tweeted about enjoying Smithfield bacon, some fans didn’t know how to take the sentiment. Was he throwing his name in the hat for the No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford — or was he just expressing his delight for noshing on the breakfast staple? Kahne, who hasn’t signed a new deal for 2018, was simply throwing his support ...

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Nissan’s Simona De Silvestro determined to finish debut Supercars season on a high

NISSAN’S Simona De Silvestro is hopeful her stars can align during the endurance season to push up the Supercars grid and ensure a strong finish to her debut season in the series. As Supercars’ first full-time female driver, De Silvestro sits in 23rd position in the championship entering the season-opening endurance race at Sandown this weekend. The Swiss star, who ...

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Tony Stewart: “I’ve always been a believer in Danica’s ability”

Danica Patrick will leave an obvious void in the Monster Energy Cup Series next season. Patrick, who announced on her Facebook page on Tuesday she will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018, joins a long list of drivers still seeking homes for next year. Sponsorship is the issue, even for a driver as marketable as Patrick. Stewart puts his ...

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Corbin, Pollock lead D-backs to 8-2 win over Rockies

PHOENIX — A.J. Pollock homered and drove in four runs to back another strong outing by Patrick Corbin, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Wednesday night to expand their lead in the wild-card race. Paul Goldschmidt had two hits for Arizona, including the 1,000th of his career. Pollock launched a three-run homer in the seventh inning ...

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Kahne considering partial IndyCar program in 2018

Kasey Kahne has floated a mixed program including IndyCar as one of the options that he is considering for next year. The 37-year-old’s six-year tenure with Hendrick Motorsports will come to an end at the close of the current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, one year before his contract was scheduled to expire. While his priority is to find ...

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NASCAR playoff notebook: No favorite? Just ask Martin Truex or Kyle Busch

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Regular-season champion Martin Truex Jr. says it is hard to pick a favorite in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff. <a href="https://www.upi.com/topic/Kyle_Busch/" title="Kyle Busch" class="tpstyl… NASCAR on Yahoo! Sports – News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games

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