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  • Behind Singapore Grand Prix's luxury party Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:44 PM ET
    Behind Singapore Grand Prix's luxury party

    Robbie Hoyes-Cock, Managing Director of The Podium Lounge, explains why he started the 3-night luxury party here in Singapore, as part of the F1 Grand Prix.

  • NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson hopes for seventh title Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:31 PM ET
    Jimmie Johnson

    While he's feeling the pressure, Jimmie Johnson told CNBC the Chase for the Sprint Cup's new format actually takes some of the stress away.

  • NASCAR's Johnson & 'The Chase' Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    NASCAR's Johnson &

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, discusses the new bracket style playoff format, as well as his sponsorship with Lowe's.

  • Tony Stewart crash: Why sponsors may not leave him Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 2:09 PM ET
    Tony Stewart

    Despite the death of a rival, Stewart is so valuable to his primary sponsors that they are unlikely to sever ties, an expert says.

  • NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits and kills young driver Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 9:03 AM ET
    NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits and kills young driver

    NASCAR star Tony Stewart's car hit and killed a young driver during a sprint-car race at the Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park this weekend. The Today show crew reports on the tragic accident.

  • NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 6:54 AM ET
    Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen N.Y.

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports anchor, discusses NASCAR's Tony Stewart's accident which resulted in the death of competitor Kevin Ward Jr.

  • Danica Patrick on new shades, Twitter etiquette Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    In dealing with her more than a dozen sponsors, including Revo, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick tells CNBC she does not like to overpromote her brands on Twitter.

  • Danica Patrick's cool new shades Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet

    Danica Patrick, NASCAR racer, discusses the launch of her first line of Revo sunglasses; a portion of the proceeds goes to the National Parks Conversation Association. Also Patrick discusses the business of branding.

  • Pocono 500 (with a twist) Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 10:20 AM ET
    Pocono 500 (with a twist)

    IndyCar driver Ed Carpenter, discusses being both an owner and racer, and explains how adding miles to the race may affect drivers.

  • Sullivan at the Grand Prix of Houston Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:32 PM ET
    Sullivan at the Grand Prix of Houston

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to NBC Sports Group's Leigh Diffey, at the Grand Prix of Houston. Diffey says drivers will be put to the test this weekend because of the heat in Houston.

  • IndyCar driver Castroneves' investments Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    IndyCar driver Castroneves' investments

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Helio Castroneves, IndyCar driver, at the Grand Prix of Houston. All the cars will have GoPro's attached, and Castroneves shares which stocks he invests in.

  • Going 240 mph 'greatest feeling': Indy 500 champ Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, Indy 500 champion.

    Fresh off his dramatic Indianapolis 500 win, Ryan Hunter-Reay also addressed the question he said everyone asks: How do you fit into the car.

  • Inside Indy's winning circle with Hunter-Reay Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Inside Indy's winning circle with Hunter-Reay

    Ryan Hunter-Reay, Indy 500 champion, discusses his win at the Indy 500 - the first American to capture the title since 2006.

  • Indy 500's elite club: Castroneves wants a 4th win Friday, 23 May 2014 | 6:47 PM ET
    Helio Castroneves of Brazil, is seen before practice for the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 19, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves told CNBC he's ready for this Sunday's Indianapolis 500.

  • IndyCar in early stages of growth mode: CEO Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:38 PM ET
    Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Indianapolis 500

    With the Indy 500 just days away, IndyCar CEO Mark Miles talks about the company's recent changes and its financial future.

  • State of auto racing Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    State of auto racing

    Mark Miles, Hulman & Co. CEO, discusses how Kurt Busch impacts racing and comments on the "solid shape" of IndyCar.

  • Formula E will make electric cars 'exciting': CEO Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Formula E will make electric cars 'exciting': CEO

    The electric car championship has secured funding and TV deals across the world ahead of its first season, says Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings.

  • Formula 1 racing ... for electric cars? Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    Formula E race car

    The first fully electric auto racing championship soon gets underway, as Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag tells CNBC.

  • Fomula E: Start your 'electric' engines Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Fomula E: Start your 'electronic' engines

    Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag discusses the new motor racing championship series that features cars powered only by electricity. Agag also lays out his vision for the future of electric vehicles and the involvement of Leonardo DiCaprio in the sport.

  • CNBC's 'The Profit' hits the race track Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    NASCAR & CNBC's 'The Profit' team up

    "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis announces his show will will act as the official sponsor of Nascar's Sprint Cup series in Phoenix. Nascar chief marketing officer Steve Phelps, and Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan Sperber, discuss.