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Bianchi family says injured driver still critical

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said Thursday he is still in critical condition but stable one month after his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

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Jeff Gordon’s driver’s ed teacher killed in crash

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) — A retired Indiana school principal who was NASCAR star Jeff Gordon’s driver’s education teacher was killed with his wife in a Tennessee crash while returning from watching Gordon race.

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F1 team Marussia enters bankruptcy protection

LONDON (AP) — The Marussia team’s move into bankruptcy protection on Monday, four days after Formula One rival Caterham did the same, leaves only 18 cars on the grid for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, the smallest in nearly a decade.

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Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.

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Darrell Wallace Jr. wins at Martinsville again

Darrell Wallace Jr., celebrates after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race in victory lane at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. made Saturday a tribute to the late Wendell Scott with a truck painted and numbered for the Hall of Fame inductee.

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