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NASCAR accused of racial discrimination in lawsuit

NASCAR was hit with a $500 million lawsuit accusing the auto racing body of racial discrimination for preventing black-owned teams and drivers from competing, including in the Sprint Cup Series. Terrance Cox and his company, Diversity Motorsports Racing LLC, filed a lawsuit late on Friday in U.S. district court in Manhattan against NASCAR, its parent

Kurt Busch at Indy 500 and Nascar’s Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte

 CONCORD, N.C. — Kurt Busch will have the eyes of the motorsports world on him on the biggest motorsports day of the year Sunday. He will have the interest of fellow racers, some admiring him and others wondering why he would want to put himself through┬Ęboth the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 on the same

Jeff Gordon misses practice, battling back spasms before Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C. — Battling back spasms, Sprint Cup Series points leader Jeff Gordon missed final practice for the Coca-Cola 600 Saturday and will have Regan Smith on standby for Sunday’s race. Gordon has battled back issues the last several years but rarely to the point where he has had to get out of his car.

Talladega turmoil? No one knows what to expect, Qualifying Saturday 1 p.m. ET, on FOX

 Drivers were not averse to going three-wide and four-wide during Friday’s practice sessions at Talladega, and qualifying could be the same. Chaos. Mayhem. Peril. The unknown. High drama. The potential for calamity and destruction at any given moment.  All of these have long been staples of racing at Talladega Superspeedway. Starting on Saturday, they will

Nascar Group qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway could be a disaster

Brad Keselowski predicted how the new group qualifying will go at Talladega Superspeedway. “A big wreckfest and a disaster,” Keselowski quipped several weeks ago. No wonder it’s on network television.  Talladega Superspeedway will play host to the first Sprint Cup group qualifying session at a restrictor-plate track Saturday at 1:10 p.m. ET. The highly anticipated

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings and Richmond Joey Logano wins in crazy finish

RICHMOND, Va. — Joey Logano punched his ticket to NASCAR’S playoffs. Marcos Ambrose punched Casey Mears. Logano used a savvy move to get around three dueling former champions in the final laps Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, and the classic short-track ending caused tempers to flare in a big way in the garage afterward.