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Injury Ends Canard’s Supercross Season

Trey Canard will miss the remainder of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season after fracturing his left arm. (Honda Racing Photo)

Honda rider Trey Canard will miss the remainder of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season after fracturing his left arm during Saturday’s event at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.

ESPN Expands Global IndyCar Coverage

ESPN has expanded its international coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series. (IndyCar Photo)

ESPN Player will bring fans across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (excluding the UK, France, Italy and South Africa) live and on-demand coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series season as a new channel on the digital subscription service.

Eldora Founder Earl Baltes Dies At 93

Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes has died at the age of 93. (Joe Secka Photo)

The man who built Eldora Speedway has died. Earl Baltes, who built the half-mile Ohio oval in 1954 and grew the track into a short-track racing juggernaut before selling it to Tony Stewart following the 2004 season, died Monday morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was 93 years old.

Langdon & AJR File Four-Wide Entry

Shawn Langdon and Alan Johnson Racing will compete in the  Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. (NHRA Photo)

Alan Johnson Racing and Top Fuel points leader Shawn Langdon will compete in this weekend’s NHRA Four-Wide National at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.

Abreu Holds Off McCarl For Stockton Score

Rico Abreu celebrates after his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season on Sunday at the Stockton Dirt Track. (Tom Parker Photo)

Four different leaders battled it out in Sunday night’s wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track, but it was Rico Abreu who outlasted the competition and captured his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in as many weeks

Ryan Gustin Rolls To I-35 Glory

Ryan Gustin drove to victory in Sunday's United States Modified Touring Series event at I-35 Speedway in Missouri. (Kenny South Photo)

As the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the I-35 Speedway for the 14th time in 14 seasons Sunday, Ryan Gustin scored his third USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental victory of the year and third of his career at the clay oval in Winston, Mo.

Buhumaid Nabs First PDRA Pro Exteme Win

Mustafa Buhumaid of the United Arab Emirates claimed his first PDRA Pro Extreme victory of his career on Sunday at the Texas Motorplex. (PDRA Photo)

It looked for a time like Mother Nature was going to be the only winner at the inaugural Professional Drag Racers Ass’n (PDRA) Texas Nationals, but perseverance by PDRA officials and race teams overcame persistent rain showers that completely eliminated Friday’s schedule and drastically shortened Saturday’s action.

Keselowski Steals A California Victory

Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (HHP/Gregg Ellman Photo)

Brad Keselowski lead just one lap during Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. It was the only one that counted.

SCCA Majors Invade Chuckwalla Valley

The podium from Saturday's Formula Mazda race with Dan Erickson, center, Doug Nelson, left, and Larry Mason, right. (SCCA Photo)

Rounds three and four the SCCA U.S. Majors Tour Western Conference concluded at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway this weekend, with racing action on both Saturday and Sunday.

Rainy Day Can’t Slow SCCA Majors Tour

Alex Mayer splashed through the rain for a Formula 1000 win during Sunday's SCCA Southeastern Majors Tour event at Road Atlanta. (Clark McInnis Photo)

A steady downpour throughout the day provided a mixed bag for Sunday’s SCCA Southeast Conference Majors Tour at Road Atlanta, round eight of 12 on the season.


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