Automobile racing

June 23, 2019 - 4:14 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — On a race car driver's list of nice problems to have, Alexander Rossi's biggest issue Sunday ranks pretty high. During a dominant drive at Road America, Rossi had to keep focused with nobody in his rearview mirrors. Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap,...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, of Britain, winner of the French Formula One Grand Prix, celebrates on the podium with third placed Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco, at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
June 23, 2019 - 1:32 pm
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton needed only a few seconds to take control of the French Grand Prix on Sunday. Once he accelerated away from pole position, leaving Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas trailing, Hamilton was not challenged over 53 laps. His fourth straight win, sixth overall...
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Martin Truex, Jr., front, and Kurt Busch drive around the Carousel during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Sonoma Raceway on Friday, June 21, 2019, in Sonoma, Calif. (Christopher Chung/The Press Democrat via AP)
June 22, 2019 - 5:15 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Not even a change in the course layout could halt Kyle Larson's qualifying dominance on his home track. Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the third consecutive year on Saturday, easily navigating the return of the Carousel turn to the wine country...
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Daniel Hemric (8) and William Byron (24) drive into "The Carousel" at Sonoma Raceway during a NASCAR Cup Series practice Friday, June 21, 2019 in Sonoma, Calif. The track has put the tricky carousel turn back into its layout for the first time since 1997. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)
June 21, 2019 - 7:01 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — This twisty road course in Northern California wine country already provided one of the NASCAR Cup Series' biggest challenges and best rides of the year. And now the drivers are also going for a ride on "The Carousel" this weekend. That's the name for a section of Sonoma...
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Brett Moffitt walks to his car after driver introductions before a NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Moffitt was declared the winner of the race after apparent winner Ross Chastain's car failed a post-race inspection. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 16, 2019 - 5:29 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time under its toughened new policy on cheating when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain failed a post-race inspection. Chastain led the final 141 laps of Sunday's 200-lap...
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Joey Logano (22) defeats Kurt Busch (1) and Martin Truex Jr. (19) to win a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 10:10 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won the pole in qualifying and then led for more than three-quarters of the actual race. It was an impressive display, but all that could have gone for naught if he hadn't been sharp on one final restart. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season...
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Joey Logano (22) leads Paul Menard (21) and Denny Hamlin (11) at a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 8:16 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, of Germany, switches the standing markers to place Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, second and himself first at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was red with rage at being stripped of a much-needed win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. So the four-time Formula One world champion took matters into his own hands — literally. After getting out of his car with his helmet still on and stomping back to his...
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Clint Bowyer stands on pit row waiting out the rain delay during the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 09, 2019 - 6:02 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The break in NASCAR's Cup Series schedule will have to wait at least an extra day. Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. EDT, the second time in just over a month that a Cup race has been pushed...
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June 09, 2019 - 4:41 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 4:35 p.m. NASCAR's Cup race at Michigan has been postponed because of rain. NASCAR will now attempt to hold the race Monday at 5 p.m. at Michigan International Speedway. The race...
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