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Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

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Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. More>>

Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

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Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. More>>

Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

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Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. More>>

Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

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With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator. More>>

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

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It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan - which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series. More>>

Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

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With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway. More>>

NASCAR bars drivers from exiting cars after wrecks

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Even Jimmie Johnson has a temper - one that was on display long before he became a six-time champion and one of NASCAR's most respected drivers. More>>

Column: Waiting to hear from Tony Stewart

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By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events last weekend at a short track in New York. More>>

SHR executive VP says Stewart grieving

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Tony Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. More>>

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Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

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Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track. More>>

Praise for 'small-town boy' hit by Stewart's car

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They came to grieve and share stories about Kevin Ward Jr., who was born into a racing family and buried with racing flags in his casket. More>>

Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

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By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer Tony Stewart could still face criminal charges for running down Kevin Ward Jr. with his sprint car, even if the three-time NASCAR champion didn't mean to kill Ward,... More>>

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Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

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Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear. More>>

Allmendinger wins at Watkins Glen

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AJ Allmendinger's journey is almost complete. More>>

As probe begins, Stewart steps away from the track

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The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. More>>

Newman and McDowell crash hard at The Glen

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Ryan Newman and Michael McDowell crashed hard Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International, causing a stoppage just past the midpoint of the 90-lap race. More>>

Stewart on Ward death: 'there aren't words'

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Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the collision that killed Kevin Ward Jr. More>>

Team: Stewart won't race Sunday after fatal crash

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Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track. More>>

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