PASS South: Padgett Takes Hard Hit in First Saturday Practice at Greenville

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GREENVILLE, S.C. – Report and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – After a fast start in practice on Friday, Joey Padgett’s morning on Saturday at Greenville Pickens Speedway took a disastrous turn ahead of the Pro All Star Series’ Winter Meltdown. Padgett was on his first flying lap in the opening practice session when he went …

F1: Carlos Sainz Transported to Hospital After Heavy Crash in Final Russian Grand Prix Practice

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SOCHI, Russia – staff report — Lars Baron/Getty Images Europe photo — Toro Rosso Formula One driver Carlos Sainz Jr. was transported to Sochi Hospital 4 after a crash during Saturday’s third practice ahead of Sunday’s Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom. Sainz lost control of his car coming through a corner before slamming nose first at speed …

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Improving In ICU; Lucky To Be Alive Following Monday Practice Crash

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INDIANAPOLIS — staff report — Jim Haines/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe is improving as he remains in stable condition following surgery yesterday at IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his pelvic area and upper left thigh. Hinchcliffe is undergoing further evaluations in the Intensive Care Unit and has been ruled out of Verizon IndyCar Series competition …

NSCS: Gordon Relegated to Rear for Sunday’s Cup Race in Las Vegas After Happy Hour Crash

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LAS VEGAS — staff report — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Jeff Gordon thought he had finally started to dig out of the hole he’s found himself in after the first two races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Then Happy Hour happened at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday. Gordon, who won the Coors Light Pole …

NSCS: Crash Mars Third Daytona 500 Practice Session; Kyle Busch Tops Speed Charts

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Try as you might to avoid it, eventually, the dreaded Big One will catch up with you at Daytona International Speedway. The multi-car crash that scarred Wednesday’s first Daytona 500 practice session — the third session overall …

V8SC: HRT Withdraws Garth Tander/Warren Luff Entry From Bathurst After Wicked Practice Crash

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BATHURST, Australia — official release — V8SC photo — The Holden Racing Team Commodore of Garth Tander and Warren Luff has officially withdrawn from the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Damage sustained in this morning’s practice accident means the Holden Commodore cannot be repaired. Holden Racing Team Managing Director Adrian Burgess said in a team statement that chassis’ main roll cage had …