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UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 9:11 p.m.

Auto racing roundup: Chase Elliott repeats at Watkins Glen; John Force wins 150th Funny Car title in NHRA

A year after racing to his first career NASCAR Cup victory at Watkins Glen, Chase Elliott won a second time in the No. 9 for Hendrick Motorsports, besting Martin Truex …


Auto racing roundup: Simon Pagenaud wins for third time; Lewis Hamilton finishes first in England

Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar’s Sunday race through the streets of Toronto.


Lewis Hamilton says F1 should level playing field between teams

Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton believes returning to an old-school style of racing would solve Formula One’s ongoing problem with parity. The four-time world champ and current leader in the standings …


UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019, 9:22 p.m.

NASCAR: Truex overcomes early problems to win Coca-Cola 600; Lewis Hamilton wins F1’s Monaco GP

Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then survived a wild restart five laps from the end Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 in …


Lewis Hamilton says Charles Leclerc’s talent being ‘dimmed’ at Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton says Formula One rival Charles Leclerc’s talent is being “dimmed” after Ferrari asked him to move over for teammate Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton says he was in a similar …


Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese GP for sixth time

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix, beating teammate and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas with a quicker start from his No. 2 spot on the grid. It was …


Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP after latest Ferrari failure

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton profited from Ferrari’s latest failure and won the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.


Lewis Hamilton clinches pole for season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton clinched pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday. The Mercedes driver’s 11th pole of the season and record-extending 83rd …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

Lewis Hamilton relishes F1 challenge from young crop of drivers

Five-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a two-step plan for keeping the new generation of talented drivers behind him next season: match their youthful hunger and outwit them with …


Auto racing: Joey Logano makes big play for NASCAR championship with win at Martinsville

Joey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR’s Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. Truex slid sideways …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 7:04 p.m.

Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

Kimi Raikkonen’s second stint with Ferrari has been long on frustration and short on victories. That finally changed Sunday at the U.S. Grand Prix where the Finnish driver earned his …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Auto racing roundup: Chase Elliott uses Dover win to earn berth in next playoff round

Chase Elliott pulled away to win in overtime Sunday at Dover (Delaware) International Speedway for an automatic berth into the next round of the NASCAR Cup playoffs.


Lewis Hamilton denies Ferrari a home win at Italian GP

Lewis Hamilton denied Ferrari a dream home win at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday as he overtook Kimi Raikkonen eight laps from the end to claim a fifth victory …


Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton masters rain to take pole position

Lewis Hamilton showed again he’s untouchable in the rain, producing a brilliant last lap to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 9:42 a.m.

Lewis Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new contract, ending months of stalling and growing speculation over his future. The four-time world …


UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

Sebastien Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton recovers to take second

Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a bad start and disastrous first lap for Lewis Hamilton to win the British Grand Prix and extend his lead in the championship standings on …


Valtteri Bottas urging Lewis Hamilton to clear up Mercedes future and sign

Valtteri Bottas is urging Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to sign a new contract, even though his own future is uncertain. Bottas needs to convince Mercedes to give him a new …


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.


Lewis Hamilton wins action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sunday to take over the championship lead.


F1 champion Lewis Hamilton apologizes for video mocking nephew

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has apologized for posting a video online in which he can be heard yelling at his young nephew for wearing a princess dress. Hamilton deleted …


Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian GP, Lewis Hamilton 4th after starting last

It was all about who got the best start at Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.


Lewis Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix to extend F1 championship lead

Lewis Hamilton further tightened his control on the Formula One season championship Sunday, winning the U.S. Grand Prix ahead of title rival Sebastian Vettel, who finished second in a race …


Lewis Hamilton shows Usain Bolt what real speed feels like

The fastest man in the world got in some laps with one of the fastest drivers in the world. And the result was the sprinter’s legs feeling a bit like …


Lewis Hamilton tames rivals and hostile crowd in Monza

Lewis Hamilton’s toughest test Sunday came when he was met with a chorus of whistles and boos atop the podium for the Italian Grand Prix.


Sebastian Vettel in no rush on Ferrari future, focusing on Lewis Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel is putting thoughts of his Ferrari future on hold as he prepares to fight back against a resurgent Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.


UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 11 p.m.

Auto racing: Denny Hamlin, Josef Newgarden, Lewis Hamilton win featured races

Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane for the first time this season. …


UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:13 p.m.

Lewis Hamilton feeling heat after snubbing event before British GP

Britain should be the one stop on the Formula One calendar where Lewis Hamilton is guaranteed a warm welcome but that’s not the case this year. The British Grand Prix …


Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Sebastien Vettel

Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time and the third year in a row.


UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP pole, ties Ayrton Senna on all-time list

Lewis Hamilton has won the pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. Hamilton matched his childhood hero Ayrton Senna with his 65th career …


Lewis Hamilton challenged on several fronts in exciting F1 season

His pet bulldog in tow and sparkling gold chains draped over his Mercedes shirt, Lewis Hamilton struck a confident pose the day before practice starts at Formula One’s Spanish Grand …