Automobile racing

June 09, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has never won a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan. For some drivers, that might be no big deal, but Keselowski is from Rochester Hills, about 90 miles from Michigan International Speedway. "A win here would be like winning the Daytona 500 for me," Keselowski...
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Pole sitter Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, right, of Germany, chats with third place finisher Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of Netherlands, after the qualifying session for the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2018 - 5:23 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Sebastian Vettel had a steering problem that washed out much of the first practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix and then brushed the wall later in the day. When he brought his Ferrari out for qualifying a day later, his problems — and the rest of the field — were behind him. "...
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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson signs autographs after practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Brooklyn, Mich., Fruday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Brodbeck)
June 08, 2018 - 6:50 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson is still seeking his first victory of the season. He may have come to the right place. Michigan International Speedway has been awfully good to Larson of late. He's won the last three NASCAR Cup Series races there, including two in 2017. He's ninth in the points...
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, of Netherlands, left, chats with a team member at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Friday, June 8, 2018. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 08, 2018 - 5:25 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Max Verstappen was in a better mood after a couple of practice sessions at Formula One's Canadian Grand Prix. Scorching the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with the fastest times of the day will have that effect on a driver. A day after Verstappen half-jokingly threatened to head-butt...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Mark Reuss, General Motors executive vice president of global product development, attends the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The start of an IndyCar race in Detroit was delayed by 30 minutes when a General Motors executive who was driving the pace car crashed into a wall. No one was seriously injured in the crash Sunday afternoon, June 3, 2018. Mark Reuss was driving the Corvette during a pace lap shortly before the race's scheduled start time when it spun and crashed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:28 am
DETROIT (AP) — The start of an IndyCar race in Detroit was delayed when the General Motors executive driving the pace car crashed into a wall. No one was seriously injured in the crash Sunday. It delayed the race about 30 minutes. Mark Reuss was driving when the Corvette spun and crashed during a...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
June 03, 2018 - 7:14 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had his car parked on the White House lawn and was feted with a day in his honor in his home state of New Jersey. Nearly seven months after winning his first NASCAR Cup championship, Truex's whirlwind victory tour remains on a barnstorming schedule. "It just...
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Scott Dixon drives through the first turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 02, 2018 - 7:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon won his 42nd IndyCar race, pulling even with Michael Andretti for third on the career list. Dixon did it by outlasting three of Andretti's drivers — including his son. Dixon raced to his first IndyCar victory of the year, beating Ryan Hunter-Reay by 1.8 seconds at Belle...
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Scott Dixon drives through the first turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 02, 2018 - 5:42 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest from Saturday's IndyCar race at Belle Isle (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Scott Dixon raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season, outlasting Ryan Hunter-Reay by 1.8 seconds at Belle Isle. Dixon hadn't led a lap all season until Saturday, but this was his fourth top-...
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Will Power, of Australia, leads the field on a restart late in the Indianapolis 500 auto race on his way to wining at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 28, 2018 - 12:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The new version of the IndyCar that made its Indianapolis 500 debut on Sunday was hard to drive in traffic, difficult to pass and so squirrely in the corners that some of the sport's biggest names found an unceremonious end to their day in the wall. For the most part, though,...
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Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2018 - 11:26 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — At NASCAR's halfway point, it sure looks like a two-man race to the title between past champions Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. They have combined to win nine of 13 races — 10 of 14 counting this month's All-Star race — and neither expects to slow down during the second half of...
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