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Sebastien Bourdais to race 14 weeks after Indy accident

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais will return to IndyCar competition this weekend after a three-month recovery from an accident at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The Frenchman fractured his pelvis and right hip during a crash while qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. A return this season seemed to be a stretch, but Bourdais vowed to race in next month's season finale.

Stoffel Vandoorne to continue as a McLaren F1 driver in 2018

WOKING, England (AP) — Stoffel Vandoorne will continue to drive for the McLaren Formula One team next season.

McLaren said in a statement Wednesday that the 25-year-old Belgian driver has been retained for 2018, having joined this season as a replacement for Jenson Button.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Aug. 24
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Martin Truex Jr.9511
2Kyle Busch8502
3Kyle Larson8453
4Kevin Harvick8244
5Denny Hamlin7535
6Brad Keselowski7286
7Chase Elliott7117
8Matt Kenseth7038
9Jamie McMurray7009
10Clint Bowyer64210
11Jimmie Johnson62811
12Ryan Blaney62312



Formula One News

Hamilton gets back to the business of chasing Vettel in Spa

Refreshed from Formula One's summer vacation, Lewis Hamilton gets back to the business of trying to close the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel at this weekend's Belgian GP.

Hamilton and Vettel have traded wins this season, with four victories each and one angry exchange of words in a heated moment at the Azerbaijan GP. But Vettel's win in Hungary last month edged him 14 points clear of the British driver before the break.