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The Bristol Night Race turns 40

As the years passed, the annual Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway became one of the must-see races on the NASCAR schedule. Sellouts quickly became the norm and seating capacity quickly expanded to keep up with the growing demand. Attendance for that first

VIR IMSA: Milner tops third practice for Corvette

Milner set the quickest time of 1m41.205s early in the session, while Connor de Phillippi left it late to jump to second in the #25 BMW M8 on 1m41.448s – a quarter of a second slower. The BMWs had regularly been the slowest of the GTLM field until now. “

Silverstone F3: Schumacher dominates for second win

Schumacher and his Prema Powerteam machine got the jump on the polesitting Motopark car of Fabio Scherer at the start, and from then on he controlled the race to the finish. Schumacher’s quest was aided when Juri Vips tried to sneak down the inside of Scher

Activists plan marches, protests, and a voter registration drive to mark Hurricane Maria anniversary

As the anniversary of Hurricane Maria approaches, marking a full year in which the Trump Administration did anywhere from Nothing to Not Damn Much to help Puerto Rico repair and rebuilding efforts, the Latino Victory Project and Power 4 Puerto Rico are launch

Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

LONDON (AP) - The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown. It has been downgraded to a hill. At 2,351 feet (717 meters), the peak in the Brecon Beacons range is tall enough to be classed as a mountain. But new satellite measurements reveal that the drop b

'Foreign Object' on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock

Curiosity photographed an odd, flat object that mission team members initially thought might have fallen off the car-size robot. But the «debris» turned out to be a Red Planet rock.

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan has died

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and widely-regarded champion of human rights around the globe, has died at age 80. Annan became the head of the United Nations at a time when that organization was under attack and in disarra

Voting Rights Roundup: GOP floats impeaching N. Carolina Supreme Court in growing war on democracy

Leading Off ● North Carolina: On Friday, North Carolina Republicans escalated their assault on democracy to yet another level when state party executive director Dallas Woodhouse issued a barely veiled threat to impeach the state Supreme Court if its Democ

Unified Koreas athletes cheered at Asian Games spectacular

Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas marched together in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games in Indonesia

From trade war to Turkey's lira crisis, factors that led to rupee's decline

Rupee bleeds on geopolitical and macro stress; breakdown 70 mark to hit lifelow Forex: The gusty rupee went into a tailspin and suffered one of its worst stretches in history - crashing mercilessly to breach the key psychological 70-mark to end at a l

Germany might take diesel VWs off the road if recalls are ignored - Roadshow

95 percent of the 2.46 million affected vehicles had been fixed by June, so it's not a widespread issue.

The White Contamination

At first glance, these artful landscapes might recall Japanese woodblock prints, yet these complex conceptual photographs offer a memorable vision of current areas of nature still affected by the Fukushima disaster.

Silverstone WEC: Toyota locks out front row in qualifying

Mike Conway outpaced Fernando Alonso in the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid in the first runs by just two hundredths of a second before Jose Maria Lopez went eight tenths quicker than Kazuki Nakajima.  That gave Conway, whose 1m36.769s stood as the fastest lap of th

OnePlus 6T will launch with T-Mobile, its first US carrier partner - CNET

Don't worry, there's still a global version that will launch at the same time in October.

Silverstone F3: Ticktum overtakes Fenestraz to win Race 1

Red Bull junior Ticktum pulled off a superb manoeuvre at Stowe Corner on long-time leader Sacha Fenestraz with four laps remaining to claim the win in his Motopark Dallara-Volkswagen. Ticktum had qualified third, and bogged down at the start before dipping th

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fundamentals favor the Democrats in November

Nate Silver/FiveThirtyEight: The 5 Big Takeaways From Our House Forecast Democrats are favored to gain control of the House of Representatives in this year’s midterm elections, according to the FiveThirtyEight forecast model. But — a very FiveThirtyEi

Only 48 hours left: Apply to Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin

The action you take within the next 48 hours could change your life. That’s how much time you have left to apply to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, our world-renowned pitch competition, which takes place at Disrupt Berlin 2018 on November 29-30. The appli

Germany WRC: Tanak leads Ogier as Neuville slips to fourth

Though Ogier trimmed Toyota driver Tanak's advantage to 10.6 seconds on the short version of the Panzerplatte military range stage that opened the day, Tanak was quicker on the following three stages and is now 14.1s in front. The better news for Ogier is tha

Rebellion “in survival mode” after Senna crash

        Senna broke his ankle when he crashed at Copse in first practice at Friday, ruling him out of action and leaving Jani and Andre Lotterer to compete as a pair in the #1 R-13 Gibson.   The pair had to sit out second practice, with their car only re

Grosjean: Ferrari hope never a factor in Haas move

The American team’s close ties with the Scuderia, through a deal to take engines and as many chassis parts as permitted by F1’s rules, was a major element in attracting Grosjean to the project, and there were suggestions he could also seek to use it as a

Silverstone WEC: Alonso tops FP3, SMP splits Toyotas

Alonso enjoyed an almost-traffic free lap at the start of the hour-long session to record a best time of 1m37.677s in the #8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, almost a second up on Jose Maria Lopez's Friday benchmark. It was enough to top the session by 1.649s, as both SM

Marciello added to Suzuka 10 Hours line-up

The 2013 Formula 3 Euro Series title winner, who is racing for GruppeM in the Blancpain GT Series Asia this year, will drive the team's solo entry together with fellow factory Mercedes driver Maro Engel and Tristan Vautier in the Suzuka 10 Hours on August 2

Standard parts would allay F1 engine cheating fears - Renault

Abiteboul believes that it’s possible for manufacturers to find ways to get around the current rules. This season has been notable for ongoing speculation about Ferrari’s hybrid system, which was passed legal by the FIA yet continues to attract the attent

Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods

NEW DELHI (AP) - Thousands of stranded people were waiting for rescue Saturday as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged. M

Iran, Venezuela & Turkey reveal gold’s true value when paper money becomes worthless – analyst to RT

The world will inevitably dip into crisis, with gold and silver again emerging as real money, Claudio Grass, an independent precious metals adviser and Mises ambassador told RT. Read Full Article at

Gold import seen shrinking 15% in 2018, despite festive jewellery push

Most of the consumer demand is for light-weight variety, and investment demand for gold is sluggish due to rising interest rates, tighter credit norms, among other factors

Motegi Super Formula: Ishiura grabs pole by 0.051s

Honda-powered cars looked to have an upper hand over Toyota counterparts and it was Koudai Tsukakoshi who was first to set a competitive time, lapping the 4.8km circuit in 1m32.413s. Former Formula 1 Narain Karthikeyan then went quicker with a 1m31.789s flyer

Matt Carpenter on his salsa consumption: ‘I’m easily putting down one Mason jar a day’

Making all this salsa is keeping Matt Carpenter busy: “I’m all in on the salsa. I’ve got to make this every day. I’ve got to make it on the road. I’ve got to make it before we go on the road. … On Saturday night, if we’re leaving Sunday after th

New faces, same expectations for Southern Mississippi

New faces, same expectations for Southern Mississippi

ECU looks for turnaround after consecutive 3-9 finishes

Scottie Montgomery hopes this is the year things get turned back around at East Carolina

Memphis believes it can still win without Ferguson, Miller

Memphis must replace key players but believes it can keep winning after finishing just shy of American title last year

Marshall returns most starters but must replace Litton at QB

Marshall must replace 3,000-yard passer Chase Litton but returns nine starters on each side of the ball entering the 2018 season

Albuquerque airport to get air service to Guadalajara

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The Albuquerque International Sunport is finally getting an international flight after nine years. Volaris, Mexico's largest low-cost carrier, announced Friday that would begin twice-weekly, non-stop service from Albuquerque to Guadal

WATCH: Eric Hosmer, Manuel Margot homer for Padres in 9-4 loss

WATCH: Eric Hosmer, Manuel Margot homer for Padres in 9-4 loss

Padres manager Andy Green talks about Lucchesi, Villanueva’s health after 9-4 loss

Padres manager Andy Green talks about Lucchesi, Villanueva's health after 9-4 loss

Goldschmidt homers, Diamondbacks beat Padres 9-4

Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4

Hosmer homers, but Padres fall 9-4 to Diamondbacks

Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three

Matt Olson homers in 10th, A’s pull within game of Astros

Matt Olson homers in 10th, A's pull within game of Astros

HUGE night for Gary Bryant Jr. (9 catches, 264 yards, 3 TDs) and Centennial

Gary Bryant Jr. had Chandler defenders slipping all over the place as he tallied three touchdowns of at least 50 yards in the season opener
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