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Jimmie Johnson is more determined than ever to race in the IndyCar Series after his long-awaited test session Source: Fox Sports

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The massive grandstands at Texas Motor Speedway are 2/3 of a mile long and were empty for the last race there. On Sunday, the NASCAR Cup Series race becomes the first major sporting event in Texas in more than four months to allow spectators. It could be one of the …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a pilot struggled to open a crashed airplane’s wing emergency exit as the aircraft began to burn and fill with smoke before the race car driver and his family managed to escape from the main door, according to new details about the 2019 accident released by the National Transportation Safety Board. …

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time Friday in the first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix. In gloomy conditions with light rain on the Hungaroring track, Hamilton was .086 seconds quicker than Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and .527 seconds ahead of Racing Point driver Sergio Pérez. Hamilton’s time …

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel gave struggling Ferrari a boost with the fastest time in a rain-soaked second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. He was .272 seconds ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and 1.32 clear of McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. as it rained throughout the afternoon …

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Kevin Johnson became enamored with NASCAR as a kid, decades before billion-dollar broadcast deals, when auto racing shared precious air time with barrel jumping and demolition derby. Raised in the South Bronx, Johnson considered himself “a closet NASCAR fan,” without a friend or family member who truly shared his interest in catching the latest race. …

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Kevin Johnson became enamored with NASCAR as a kid, decades before billion-dollar broadcast deals, when auto racing shared precious air time with barrel jumping and demolition derby. Raised in the South Bronx, Johnson considered himself “a closet NASCAR fan,” without a friend or family member who truly shared his interest in catching the latest race. …

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott put his face mask on and went into the grandstands at Bristol Motor Speedway to watch the qualifying event before NASCAR’s All-Star race, briefly becoming a part of the largest group of spectators at a U.S. sporting event since March. Tennessee officials permitted Bristol to sell up to 30,000 …

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Jumping back into a Formula One car after a long break proved to be a bruising experience for McLaren driver Lando Norris. He flew back home to Britain for checks earlier this week after feeling chest pains at last weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix in Austria, where he finished fifth to move …

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sebastian Vettel confirmed he is discussing a possible move next season to Racing Point, whose driver Sergio Pérez has already been contacted by another Formula One team. Vettel is leaving Ferrari at the end of the year and his future in F1 remains uncertain. Joining Racing Point could be an option …

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