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17hJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: Fourth scored for Dixon

Scott Dixon came to the U.S. to race, but he has done much more than that. His fourth IndyCar championship earned Sunday at Sonoma was his most unlikely, and at 35, the best may be yet to come.

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4dNate Saunders

Verstappen, Ferrari rumours continue

Italian media says Ferrari is lining up Toro Rosso rookie for 2017, with developments in Red Bull/Renault saga potentially crucial in Dutch teenager's future.

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Rossi wins British GP, retakes lead in MotoGP

Valentino Rossi won the British Grand Prix in wet conditions Sunday to reclaim the outright lead in the MotoGP championship, with Marc Marquez crashing out in another blow to his title defense.

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4dNate Saunders

McLaren expects more pain at Monza

McLaren drivers think team will continue Spa struggles at Italian Grand Prix before unleashing 'A-game" with Honda's new engine at Singapore.

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Karam sought counseling in light of Wilson's death

Sage Karam, whose IndyCar nosecone broke off and struck Justin Wilson, says he has sought counseling this week from a psychologist to deal with his emotions following Wilson's death.

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Deaths robbing Letterman of his love for racing

Retired late-night talk show host and IndyCar team co-owner David Letterman wonders if "we've reached diminishing returns at making this sport safer" after the death of Justin Wilson.

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5dNate Saunders

F1 drivers pay tribute to Justin Wilson

F1 drivers past and present pay tribute to former Minardi and Jaguar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday following injuries he sustained in an IndyCar race on Sunday.

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Justin Wilson dies following Sunday's accident (2:45)
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7dRyan McGee

McGee: Wilson accident leads to calls for safety

The questions started as soon as the severity of Justin Wilson's accident was known. What can IndyCar do to make its cars safer, and does that start with closing in the cockpit?

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Russia to launch Moscow-Beijing rally in 2016

Russia's state-owned gas company Gazprom has thrown its weight behind a rival to the renowned Dakar Rally as Russia flexes its muscles in the world of motorsports.

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Vautier penalized for avoidable contact at Pocono

Tristan Vautier lost three points, was fined $10,000 and will miss the first two hours of Sonoma practice after taking himself and championship contender Graham Rahal out of the Pocono race.

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6dBob Pockrass

Ward lawsuit vs. Stewart given to federal judge

Tony Stewart has asked for the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. to be moved out of New York state court and into federal court.

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10dLaurence Edmondson

McLaren drivers hit with 105-place grid penalties

McLaren fitted new engines to both its cars ahead of final practice and qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix in order to increase its pool of fresh power units for future rounds.

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12dJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: IndyCar 2016 schedule taking shape

The 2016 IndyCar Series schedule is starting to take shape with officials eyeing a longer calendar and a return to venues where open-wheel racing previously flourished.

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13dJohn Oreovicz

Reinvented team made Beckman best he's been

After winning the 2012 Funny Car championship, Jack Beckman went without a win all through 2013 and '14. But after gaining new leadership for his crew, Beckman has the most wins on the circuit.

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15dLaurence Edmondson

Haas targets driver signing by September

Team principal Guenther Steiner looking for an experienced candidate who can help guide development from his current shortlist of 10 drivers.

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Beckman breaks own record with fastest Funny Car

Jack Beckman had the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history Saturday, powering his Dodge Charger to a 3.901-second pass in qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.

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18dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Penske driven to succeed

Roger Penske has been a tremendous success on and off the track, in the car business and outside of it. That success is about people, those around him say. For Penske? It all comes down to cars.

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Dungey clinches motocross title with Utah sweep

Ryan Dungey wrapped up his third Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season title with one event left, sweeping the Utah National motos Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park.

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19dNate Saunders

Mercedes torn over Red Bull engine deal

Toto Wolff admits a Mercedes-Red Bull engine partnership would benefit both parties but knows it is also not ideal to 'strengthen a competitor' in Formula One.

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18dNate Saunders

Half term report - The Big Four

ESPN looks at how Mercedes, Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren have fared in the opening ten rounds of 2015.

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18dNate Saunders

Half-term report - The rookies

ESPN assesses the performances of rookies Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz, Felipe Nasr and Roberto Merhi after ten races.

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IndyCar unable to secure 2016 return to Fontana

IndyCar will not return to Auto Club Speedway in California next season after track officials made it clear that the series could only return to the oval as the season finale.

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Driver Swindell has significant injury from crash

The family of sprint car driver Kevin Swindell said Friday the 26-year-old racer sustained "a significant injury" after his car flipped at the start of a heat race at the Knoxville Nationals.

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Andretti denies race team in financial trouble

Michael Andretti called allegations made in a lawsuit by two minority owners for Andretti Sports Marketing that his IndyCar team is on the verge of insolvency unfounded.

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