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VP Mike Pence takes impromptu stroll in Gasoline Alley at Indy

Vice President Mike Pence surprised Indianapolis 500 organizers and fans by taking an impromptu stroll through Gasoline Alley and toward pit lane during Friday’s practice. The former Indiana governor spent …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Marco Andretti tops speed chart again in Indianapolis 500 practice

Marco Andretti again finished atop the Indianapolis 500 speed chart Friday, posting the fastest lap of the day at 231.802 mph. The Andretti Autosport driver also was the fastest on …


UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

Graham Rahal goes from 34th to first during Indianapolis 500 practice

Graham Rahal posted the fastest lap during practice for the Indianapolis 500 while JR Hildebrand hit the wall in the first crash of the week. Rahal, a 29-year-old American who …


UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Josef Newgarden sticks to Penske plan as others grab spotlight

INDIANAPOLIS – Josef Newgarden brought Team Penske’s prestigious No. 1 car to Indianapolis. Since then, the defending series champion has mostly been out of the spotlight. He watched one teammate, …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 3:51 p.m.

Helio Castroneves gets up to speed by pacing Indianapolis 500 practice

Team Penske topped opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as Simon Pagenaud and Helio Castroneves paced the first practice sessions for the Indianapolis 500. It was a big boost of …


Mercedes restores order at top of Formula One with Lewis Hamilton’s win in Spain

Lewis Hamilton put in a dominant performance at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, winning with ease and showing Ferrari that Mercedes remains the team to beat in Formula One.


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Kevin Harvick passes Martin Truex Jr. with 1 to go to win at Kansas Speedway

Kevin Harvick surged past Martin Truex Jr. with one lap to go to win at Kansas Speedway, his fifth win in what has turned out to be a dominant start …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

Power play leads Penske to 200th series win in IndyCar GP

Will Power retook the lead with 34 laps to go and pulled away to win the IndyCar Grand Prix for the second straight year and give Team Penske its 200th …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 1:11 p.m.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Spanish GP with track record

Lewis Hamilton sets a track record to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. It is Hamilton’s record-extending 74th pole in Formula One and first since the season-opener in …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 8:49 p.m.

Noah Gragson wins NASCAR Truck race at Kansas

Noah Gragson won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas Speedway, starting from the pole and leading 129 of the 167 laps. The 19-year-old Gregson took the lead when …


Kevin Harvick keeps hot streak going with pole at Kansas

Kevin Harvick kept his hot streak going by qualifying on the pole for Saturday night’s race at Kansas Speedway. Ryan Blaney qualified second, followed by Kyle Busch, Aric Almirola and …


New aero kits may create more passing in Indy Grand Prix

Simon Pagenaud expects Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix to be very different from the first four races. So does just about everyone else in Gasoline Alley. If the expected warm temperatures …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 4:34 p.m.

Will Power wins his third pole for IndyCar GP

Will Power won his third IndyCar Grand Prix pole by turning a fast lap of 1 minute, 9.8182 seconds on his final qualifying run. The Australian claimed his 51st pole, …


Drivers steer clear of discussing potential NASCAR sale

Kevin Harvick thinks the potential sale of NASCAR could provide an opportunity for the series to grow and evolve. But with so much unknown about the business side of the …


Red Bull keeping drivers on tight leash after Baku crash

Things have changed at Red Bull. The team appears to be putting a limit on the freedom it gives its drivers after seeing them crash into each other in the …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

Matt Kenseth ready for season debut at Kansas Speedway

Matt Kenseth says he will be in the No. 6 car for Roush Fenway Racing for the next five weeks, beginning with his season debut at Kansas Speedway on Saturday …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 12:27 p.m.

Mercedes sets the pace in practice for Spanish GP

Mercedes has set the pace in practice for the Spanish Grand Prix. Valtteri Bottas led the first session and Lewis Hamilton the second at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Sebastian Vettel …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 2:42 p.m.

Miami gives early go-ahead for Formula 1 grand prix

Miami’s city commission has voted to enter formal negotiations with Formula 1 to host as race as early as next year. The vote allows Miami officials to negotiate a contract …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 5:41 p.m.

AP source: NASCAR memo: France family ‘dedicated’ to sport

NASCAR President Brent Dewar has told employees the France family “remains dedicated to the long term growth of our sport.” The memo sent to employees on Tuesday addressed a report …


UPDATED: Sun., May 6, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag at Dover for fourth win this season

Kevin Harvick dominated a race interrupted by rain and drove to his Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway.


Justin Allgaier holds off teammate Sadler to win Xfinity at Dover

Justin Allgaier won a $100,000 bonus by holding off teammate Elliott Sadler in a door-to-door race through the final turn at Dover International Speedway to win the Xfinity Series race …


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:24 p.m.

Danica Patrick returns to Indy’s famous oval for 1st time since ‘11

Danica Patrick has made her highly anticipated return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. She climbed inside an Indy car for the first time since 2011 and took laps on the 2.5-mile …


Red Bull opens talks with Honda as its F1 engine supplier

Formula One team Red Bull has begun talks with Honda to become its engine supplier for next season. Red Bull has a deal with Renault and must inform governing body …


New F1 rules approved to improve overtaking and racing

Motorsport’s governing body has approved rule changes designed to increase overtaking and promote closer racing in Formula One as part of an ongoing initiative to win back fans. From next …


All eyes will be on Danica Patrick in her IndyCar return and farewell

Sebastien Bourdais was back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday. So was Helio Castroneves, who returned to his home away from home to re-acclimate to an Indy car. But the …


UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

Joey Logano snaps long winless streak with NASCAR win at Talladega

Joey Logano had a clear race track in his windshield and a pack of fellow Ford drivers on his bumper. That combination helped the Team Penske driver snap a nearly …


Retired NASCAR driver James Hylton, 83, killed in car wreck

The Georgia State Patrol says former NASCAR driver James Hylton was killed in a traffic accident. He was 83. Hylton was the 1966 Rookie of the Year. Hylton and his …


UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 4:13 p.m.

Spencer Gallagher nabs lead, Xfinity victory on overtime lap

Spencer Gallagher took the lead on the overtime lap to capture his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. Gallagher went by Tyler Reddick on the final lap after …


UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 2:44 p.m.

Kevin Harvick, eyeing 4th win of year, to start on Talladega pole

Kevin Harvick will start on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway while he goes for his fourth win of the year. Harvick won the pole for the first time since last …


Sebastian Vettel has pole for Azerbaijan GP, Lewis Hamilton 2nd

Sebastian Vettel has pole position for the third straight time this season at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver and championship leader beat Lewis Hamilton by 0.179 seconds in …