Jimmie Johnson took his eighth career Martinsville Speedway crown and became the first repeat winner this year at Sunday's STP Gas Booster 500.
Brad Keselowski corralled his first Sprint Cup Series championship Sunday with a 15th-place finish in the season-ending NASCAR race at Homestead, Fla.
The U.S. presidential campaign mostly stood down Tuesday due to preoccupation with post-tropical Cyclone Sandy but politics was in play just the same.
Campaigning took a timeout Tuesday as President Obama monitored the response to post-tropical Cyclone Sandy and Mitt Romney held a storm relief event in Ohio.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will attend a storm relief event in Ohio, his campaign said.
UPI Almanac for Monday, July 2, 2012.
Jimmie Johnson led for the final 76 laps and bested Kevin Harvick by 2.6 seconds Sunday to win the FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson won his fifth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup title Sunday thanks to his second-place finish in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Five auto racing greats will be inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame as part of the institution's second round of honorees, officials said Wednesday.
People with a strong opinion on an issue they say matters, who then learn most disagree, become doubly sure they are right, U.S. and Spanish researchers say.