NASCAR & Auto Racing

Sprint will exit NASCAR title partnership after the 2016 season

Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint said it informed NASCAR it will not extend the title sponsorship of the 36-race Sprint Cup Series after the current agreement expires. Sprint is in the midst of cutting 3,700 jobs and slashing $1.5 billion from department budgets under chief executive Marcelo Claure. Some think Sprint may want to shift its marketing money to soccer.


Kurt Busch's ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and "extremely mercenary."

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