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Sparks relishes first victory

Sparks relishes first victory

Sick Sideways driver Nathanial Sparks couldn’t have picked a better time to earn his first Mazda MX-5 Cup victory than in Sunday’s Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires race at Virginia International Raceway...
Published: 08/30/16
Corvette wins at VIR

Corvette wins at VIR

Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia kept the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R up front throughout most of Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway, and then prevailed in a one-lap sprint to the checkered flag to win the...
Published: 08/30/16
Lamborghini gets first WeatherTech victory

Lamborghini gets first WeatherTech victory

A dominating performance by No. 48 Castrol Edge/Universal Industrial Sales Lamborghini Huracán GT3 co-drivers Madison Snow and Bryan Sellers gave Lamborghini its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory in the Michelin GT Challenge ...
Published: 08/30/16
‘Big Papi’ still producing for Red Sox

‘Big Papi’ still producing for Red Sox

BOSTON — In what’s become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a team staff member asked if he was ready.
Published: 08/30/16
Sparks extends points lead

Sparks extends points lead

After a month off, the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires jumped back into the season on a freshly paved track at Virginia International Raceway. Competitors had a lot on the line entering the home stretch of the seaso...
Published: 08/29/16
CJ Wilson gets win as race car owner

CJ Wilson gets win as race car owner

Mother Nature played havoc at VIRginia International Raceway during Saturday’s Oak Prix Grand Prix, but CJ Wilson Racing stepped up and came through with its first Grand Sport (GS) victory in Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition.
Published: 08/29/16
Hackenberg up and down in debut

Hackenberg up and down in debut

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Christian Hackenberg jogged onto the field at MetLife Stadium to cheers from New York Jets fans who had been waiting all summer to see the rookie quarterback play.
Published: 08/29/16
Bridgewater solid in win over San Diego

Bridgewater solid in win over San Diego

MINNEAPOLIS — Teddy Bridgewater was sharp in his return from a sore shoulder, completing 12 of 16 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown in the first half for the Minnesota Vikings in a 23-10 exhibition victory Sunday over the San Diego Chargers...
Published: 08/29/16
Sebring, LP football postponed

Sebring, LP football postponed

ARCADIA — It wasn’t quite the tune-up for this week’s game with Westminster Christian that LaVaar Scott and the Sebring Blue Streaks were looking for, as Friday’s game with DeSoto was eventually called off at 8:45 p.m. aft...
Published: 08/28/16
Ferrari looking for strong showing at VIR

Ferrari looking for strong showing at VIR

Virginia International Raceway has been kind to Ferrari in recent years. Will that hold true for today’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR? Those who race for the Prancing Horse brand certainly hope so.
Published: 08/28/16