Automobile racing

April 14, 2019 - 8:03 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi weaved his scooter through a horde of pedestrians and deftly maneuvered around the sun-drenched fans still partying in the streets of Long Beach. Then Rossi suddenly stopped, kicked his leg away from the bike, and fiddled with a switch. His scooter nearly...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Alexander Rossi has become the first driver in 12 years to win back-to-back on the streets of Long Beach, and the American joined some of the top stars in racing as multiple winners of the second-...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 13, 2019 - 11:36 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast. In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. "I was...
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Joey Logano makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 13, 2019 - 10:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cuper Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its...
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Fans watch the team of Joey Logano as they work on the car in the garage at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile, D-shaped oval and has been coming to the track for much of his life, even long before the Virginia native became a...
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Hall of Fame driver and FOX television announcer Darrell Waltrip speaks to the media during a press conference announcing his retirement from the booth before practice for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 05, 2019 - 6:44 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — In the shadows of the Darrell Waltrip Grandstands, ol' DW officially launched the second victory lap of his second NASCAR career. The Fox Sports analyst kicked off his retirement tour Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway, where Waltrip is a 12-time winner and an entire grandstand...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, former NASCAR race car driver Darrell Waltrip delivers the keynote address during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Waltrip will soon Boogity! Boogity! Boogity! his way into retirement. Everyone yearns for an opportunity to say farewell on their own terms, so with that, Waltrip should bring his second career as a NASCAR broadcaster to a close and squeeze out his classic catchphrase on his own terms as Fox Sports closes its portion of the broadcast deal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, FIle)
April 04, 2019 - 4:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Waltrip is set to take the checkered flag on his broadcasting career. The Fox Sports analyst will retire at the end of the network's portion of the NASCAR schedule following the June 23 race at Sonoma Raceway in California. It will likely be the last time the Kentucky...
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Drive Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
April 01, 2019 - 2:49 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart interrupted — "I think you passed 327 cars by...
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Driver Kyle Busch (18) heads into turn 1 during a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 6:23 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Kyle Busch's chance at a NASCAR triple-header sweep has taken a hit after he brushed the wall. Busch led six times for 66 laps, and was still in front with 59 laps to go Sunday in the 334...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain in the pits after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
March 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's surprise win for Mercedes at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday was the latest present from rival Ferrari, served on a silver plate and wrapped with a red ribbon. Hamilton won at a canter despite the Silver Arrows lagging behind the red Ferraris for most of the...
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