VIDEO: DIRTcar Modified driver Jason Kinney took a wild ride down the frontstretch on Saturday night.
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At least three Premier League clubs are considering launching bids for Stefan de Vrij after Lazio confirmed he was leaving, the Daily Mirror reports. The Holland international is said to desire joining Manchester United, however Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly mulling approaches for the 26-year-old.
USA's Lindsey Vonn had to be content with Olympic downhill bronze behind Sofia Goggia of Italy Lindsey Vonn claimed a medal in her final Winter Olympics downhill, but it was not the gold she craved as the "untouchable" Sofia Goggia was victorious for Italy. Goggia, the World Cup series leader this season, won by 0.09 seconds from Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel as Vonn of the United States took bronze.
The Blues were leading the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash thanks to Willian's strike, only for a defensive error to gift Lionel Messi an equaliser. The goal, Messi's first in nine matches against Chelsea, means they now face an uphill task to avoid a European exit in the second leg at the Nou Camp next month.
Zenit St Petersburg defender Emanuel Mammana has warned Celtic they face just as intimidating an atmosphere in Russia as their own fans produced in the first leg of their Europa League tie. The Argentinian admitted he and his team-mates were affected by the Parkhead atmosphere as they fell to a 1-0 defeat last week thanks to Callum McGregor's second-half strike.
Would a competitive match between Team GB & the USA at a Games inspire more people to play sport than another track cycling medal? David Lammy has asked an MPs' debate about funding for basketball if discrimination plays a part in the game's relative lack of public support when compared to other, more middle-class sports. The debate on the sport's future was arranged by Alex Sobel MP, the chair of the all-party parliamentary group for basketball, and Lammy's was the key intervention in a lively and well-attended 90-minute session in Westminster Hall.
Great Britain's Elise Christie trips and falls at the start of her 100m heat. She was disqualified in the re-strarted race Elise Christie's Olympics dream is over after she was dramatically disqualified from her women's 1000m heat in Pyeongchang.
Callum Smith will fight Dutchman Nieky Holzken in Saturday's World Boxing Super Series semi-final after the withdrawal through illness of Juergen Braehmer. The 39-year-old Braehmer, of Germany and a former light-heavyweight world champion, has been struggling with influenza and therefore cannot fight for a place in the super-middleweight competition's final, scheduled for London's O2 Arena in June.
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan is ready and willing to play championship cricket for Middlesex for the first time in three years but is more interested in tightening up his technique than pushing for a Test recall. Morgan's last first-class appearance came in July 2015, when he was dismissed for nought in both innings against Somerset.
No longer illuminated by strings of perfect sixes, ice dance nevertheless embraced another perfect finale on Tuesday as Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir re-claimed Olympic gold in their final competitive skate. Not since Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean Bolero'd their way to glory in Sarajevo in 1984, has a couple transcended the sport quite like the Canadian pair, who have been on-ice partners since they began skating together as young children in Ontario.
South Korea's Chung Hyeon knocked out Britain's Cameron Norrie and American Jack Sock beat Australia's John-Patrick Smith in the first round of the Delray Beach Open. Eighth seed Chung recovered from losing the first set to dismiss British number three Norrie 3-6 6-3 6-1 on the first day of the Florida tournament.