Automobile racing

October 14, 2018 - 4:08 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): ___ 2:50 p.m. Kyle Larson's championship chances took a huge hit when he crashed during the playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway. Larson appeared to get a flat tire, and it caused him to...
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October 10, 2018 - 4:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus will end their working relationship — the longest pairing of a driver and crew chief in present day NASCAR — after this season in a personnel shakeup at Hendrick Motorsports. Knaus and Johnson have been together 17 seasons, since Johnson's 2002...
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Chase Elliott, front left, poses with the trophy in Victory Lane after he won a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 07, 2018 - 7:37 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chase Elliott had been burdened by lofty expectations that come as the son of a Hall of Fame driver and the replacement of a four-time NASCAR champion. As the close calls and frustrating finishes mounted, and wins eluded him, the 22-year-old Elliott could feel the pressure...
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Kevin Harvick smiles in the garage area before practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 07, 2018 - 3:23 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway (all times local): ___ 3:20 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won the first stage of the NASCAR playoff race at Dover. The race winner earns an automatic berth into the round of eight of NASCAR's playoffs. Harvick was about as...
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A tent kiosk for legalized sports betting is seen at the Dover International Speedway, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 06, 2018 - 2:49 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend's NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car chased by his teammate Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 06, 2018 - 8:04 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes and taking a step closer to securing his fifth Formula One title. With rain threatening, Hamilton clocked a lap of 1 minute, 27.760 seconds to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car chased by his teammate Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland during the third practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 06, 2018 - 4:58 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes and taking a step closer to securing his fifth Formula One title. With rain threatening, Hamilton clocked a lap of 1 minute, 27.760 seconds to...
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October 05, 2018 - 4:44 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Place your bets at Dover and let it ride: The track is ready to roll the dice on NASCAR betting. NASCAR fans could skip blackjack tables and roulette wheels inside Dover Downs Hotel and Casino if they want to bet on their lucky numbers this weekend for races at Dover...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain climbs into his car for the first practice session at the Suzuka Circuit ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, central Japan Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 05, 2018 - 4:22 am
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Lewis Hamilton dominated practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, an early indication that the Formula One championship leader will be tough to beat in Sunday's race. After leading the morning practice, Hamilton clocked a time of 1 minute, 28.217 seconds in Friday's...
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In this February 2016 photo, Max Nash takes photos in Bedfordshire. Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, after collapsing at home. He was 77. (Tony Margiocchi via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Photographer Max Nash, who covered the conflicts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and helped nurture a new generation of female photojournalists during more than 40 years with The Associated Press, has died after collapsing at home. He was 77. Known in his youth for a mop of...
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