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6hJohn Oreovicz

Was the racing showcased at Texas safe?

Some saw Saturday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway as as an excellent showcase for the IndyCar Series. Others were just terrified. John Oreovicz talked to some experts to help sort it out.

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7hLaurence Edmondson

Magnussen requires FIA clearance to race in Monza

Following his huge accident at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, Kevin Magnussen will undergo further medical checks on Thursday to confirm if he is fit to race at this weekend's Italian GP.

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10hLaurence Edmondson

Wolff: Mercedes' downforce levels hurting tyres

Toto Wolff says high tyre pressures at the Belgian Grand Prix prevented Mercedes from extracting the true potential of its car's downforce package, but is reluctant to blame Pirelli.

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2dJohn Oreovicz

It's about stability on the 2017 IndyCar schedule

There are few tweaks on the 2017 IndyCar schedule -- the addition of Gateway Motrosports Park is welcome -- but continuity with a careful eye toward growth is key, writes John Oreovicz.

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2dNate Saunders

Rosberg wins chaotic Belgian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg claimed a much-needed race win as he emerged victorious in a chaotic Belgian Grand Prix which had a Safety Car and a red flag period.

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Rosberg runs the perfect race (1:10)
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Kevin Magnussen escapes unhurt from horror crash (0:57)
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2dNate Saunders

Rosberg wins chaotic Belgian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg claimed a much-needed race win as he emerged victorious in a chaotic Belgian Grand Prix which had a Safety Car and a red flag period.

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3dNate Saunders

Magnussen walks away from Eau Rouge shunt

Kevin Magnussen has walked away from a terrifying crash after losing control of his car on the exit of Spa's notorious Eau Rouge corner in the opening laps of the Belgian Grand Prix.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

Hamilton's challenge for Sunday's Belgian GP

Lewis Hamilton is setting his sights on a top ten finish at the Belgian Grand Prix in the belief that the podium will be out of reach in a clean race without any safety cars or stoppages.

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Roczen scores moto sweep in Ironman National

Ken Roczen completed his Lucas Oil Pro Motocross championship season with a 450 Class moto sweep Saturday in the Ironman National, winning for the ninth time in 12 rounds.

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10dLaurence Edmondson and Nate Saunders

Mid-season driver and team ratings

In the first of two parts, ESPN rates the performance of the back half of the grid so far this season.

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5dJohn Oreovicz

Simon Pagenaud has a lead, but ovals stand in the way

Simon Pagenaud's 58-point cushion with four races to go is the largest lead a driver has enjoyed at this point in the season since 2010. But he has limited experience on ovals, and ovals remain.

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13dLaurence Edmondson

Hamilton wary Merc dominance could end in '17

The prospect of 2016 being Mercedes' last year of dominance ahead of major rule changes next season adds emphasis to the title battle, according to Lewis Hamilton.

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Who will benefit from 2017 changes? (2:44)
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Does Red Bull have the best driving pair? (2:08)
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Worsham first in Funny Car qualifying at Brainerd

Defending series champion Del Worsham broke the track time record with a 3.856-second pass at 326.71 mph Friday in Funny Car qualifying at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd.

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Brown, Capps win NHRA's delayed Seattle finals

The Washington finals moved to Minnesota after rain washed them out at Pacific Raceways two weeks ago. Don Schumacher Racing's Antron Brown and Ron Capps swept the makeup events.

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IndyCar drivers to honor police in Texas return

The rain-interrupted IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway that will resume Aug. 27 will feature decals on cars and caps representing local police and national law enforcement agencies.

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What's been the moment of the season? (1:01)
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14dLaurence Edmondson

Is Fernando Alonso happy?

In an exclusive interview with ESPN, Fernando Alonso reveals whether he is truly happy with the decisions he has made during his Formula One career.

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19dNate Saunders

Rossi still a reserve driver at Manor

Alexander Rossi is still reserve driver at Manor despite Rio Haryanto's relegation to the same role, ESPN can confirm.

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Dale Coyne Racing to honor Clauson at Pocono

Dale Coyne Racing announced Tuesday that Conor Daly will drive the No. 88 in Sunday's IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway to honor the memory of Bryan Clauson.

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Which team has been the best of the rest? (2:25)
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Dynamic shift at Mercedes? (2:21)
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22dBob Pockrass and John Oreovicz

Clauson, 27, dies following midget car accident

Bryan Clauson died Sunday night from injuries suffered in a crash during a midget car race Saturday night at the Belleville (Kansas) High Banks. He was 27.

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IndyCar, Pocono reach 2-year extension

IndyCar and Pocono Raceway have reached a two-year extension that will keep the open-wheel series at the track through 2018.

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Cameron, Curran win again at Road America

Dane Cameron and Eric Curran raced to their second consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory of the season and second in a row at Road America on Sunday.

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28dNate Saunders

Haas: Gutierrez 'the best' at obeying blue flags

Haas boss Guenther Steiner has claimed Esteban Gutierrez is usually "the best guy" at obeying blue flags following Daniel Ricciardo's criticism in Germany.

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Bomarito claims IMSA pole at Road America

Jonathan Bomarito had a fast lap of 127.2 mph in the No. 55 Mazda Prototype on Saturday at Road America to win his first IMSA pole position since 2014.

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Ferrari's leadership problems (2:17)
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Does Kvyat have a future in Formula One? (2:09)

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