Sprint to end NASCAR series sponsorship after 2016

NASCAR finds itself searching the market for a high-dollar series sponsor – again. Telecommunications company Sprint, whose involvement in NASCAR dates to 2004 and Nextel’s original 10-year contract, cited a need to focus on “core business priorities” in deciding to end the partnership.

Kurt Busch testified Wednesday that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims the NASCAR driver assaulted her.

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."

For the third time in six years, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers will sit out part of the Sprint Cup Series season because of health issues.

Eight NASCAR champions will be crowned Friday and Saturday in Charlotte – the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series on Friday and the NASCAR Touring Series “Night of Champions” on Saturday.

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