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Johnson believes Harvick was correct winner

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson believes the right driver won NASCAR’s championship, and that a Ryan Newman victory would have been “tough to swallow for the sport.”

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Hendrick gives Kahne 3-year contract extension

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension Thursday that keeps Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Chevrolet through the 2018 Sprint Cup season.

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Alonso leaves Ferrari, Vettel replaces him

In this Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain takes a rest in his garage during the first practice session for Sunday's Korean Formula One Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, South Korea. Ferrari on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 confirmed that two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving the team after the final race of the season. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a widely expected shake-up, four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will replace two-time champion Fernando Alonso at Ferrari next season.

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Rivalry between Hamilton and Rosberg increases

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany listens to a question during a news conference at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. With double points on offer in the Formula One finale, there could yet be a bitter twist to the fascinating title duel between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The intense rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg increased Thursday heading into the final race of the season with Rosberg taunting his Mercedes teammate by urging him to “drive cleanly.”

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Ferrari confirms that Fernando Alonso is leaving

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ferrari has confirmed that two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving the team after the final race of the season.

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