Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) looks over the damage to his car after he hit the wall during a NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Hampton, Ga..  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.

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Tony Stewart’s return to race track ends early

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) gets a tire during an NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Hampton, Ga. Stewart was racing for the first time since being involved in a fatal dirt track incident in N.Y.   (AP Photo/Bryn Anderson)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart’s return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Will Power wins IndyCar series title behind Kanaan

Will Power kisses the Astor Cup after winning the IndyCar Series season championship Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif. (AP Photo/Will Lester)

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.

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Schumacher wins Traxxas Nitro Shootout

In this photo submitted by the NHRA, Top Fuel racer Tony Schumacher is the qualifying leader after the first round of qualifying for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis Friday Aug. 29, 2014. Schumacher has nine career Top Fuel wins, the most in the category, at the event. Top Fuel qualifying for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event resumes on Saturday. (AP Photo/NHRA, Marc Gewertz)

CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher won the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday night to earn $100,000 on Saturday night in the U.S. Nationals.

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IndyCar driver Aleshin healing after Fontana crash

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session.

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