Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart with 11 laps to go and outran AJ Allmendinger to the finish for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Martinsville Speedway, and a sweep of the two-race weekend.
Two-time world champion Marc Marquez survived a crash-hit afternoon to take pole position for the Grand Prix of Argentina on Saturday.
IndyCar's return to the desert was supposed to fast and furious, maybe even a little dangerous.
Lewis Hamilton produced what he called a "sexy, sexy lap" to snatch pole position away from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the Bahrain Grand Prix, with a margin of just under eight hundredths of a second on Saturday.
Formula One chiefs will hold further crisis talks to try and resolve the problems with the panned 'progressive elimination' qualifying format with former world champion Sebastian Vettel comparing bosses to ice cream salesmen.
Just one race into the new Formula One season and unhappy drivers are calling the series' decision-making "obsolete and ill-structured" and calling for a "restructuring" of its governance.
Jimmie Johnson somehow saved his fastest lap for last, and Southern California's favorite racing son soared to another historic victory.
Nico Rosberg capitalized on a slow start off pole by world champion teammate Lewis Hamilton and superior tire strategy over Ferrari to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg crashed out during wet Friday practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
World champion Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he suspects Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel is holding something back heading into this weekend's season-opening Australian Formula One race in Melbourne.