Automobile racing

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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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 28, 2018 - 3:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power lost three consecutive championships before he decided a change was in order. He knew he must improve on oval tracks to be considered among the best in racing. If there was any doubt how serious Power was about his turnaround, he settled it Sunday by winning on the...
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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 - 12:17 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — It's official: Kyle Busch can win everywhere. Busch marked off the only track where a points-race victory had eluded him Sunday night, leading 377 of 400 laps in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is the only driver in NASCAR's modern era to win a points race...
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Kyle Busch (18) drives his car out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2018 - 9:58 pm
The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 9:51 p.m. Kyle Busch continues to dominate the Coca-Cola 600. Busch has won all three stages and led 279 of 300 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch became only the 10th driver in NASCAR history to lead more than 15,000 career Cup...
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Kevin Harvick (4) takes his car to the garage area after a crash during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 27, 2018 - 7:44 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's hottest driver didn't last 100 laps in the Coca-Cola 600. Kevin Harvick hit the wall Sunday, ended his night early at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick had won five times this season, including the past two points races at Dover and Kansas and winning the All-Star...
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Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2018 - 4:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes. There was no hiding it in her voice. "It was definitely not the way that I wanted it to end," she said softly. The 36-year-old Patrick crashed...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia drinks champagne from his racing boot on the podium after winning the Formula One race, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 27, 2018 - 12:41 pm
MONACO (AP) — Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo steadied his nerve when victory threatened to escape him again as he overcame a significant midrace power loss to win the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday. Better known for his attacking prowess and razor-sharp overtaking, the Australian...
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