Automobile racing

August 12, 2019 - 7:34 am
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Red Bull Racing has demoted Pierre Gasly after just 12 races of the Formula One season and promoted Alexander Albon to race alongside Max Verstappen. The team says French driver Gasly will return to Toro Rosso while it uses the next nine races "to evaluate Alex's...
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Kevin Harvick's son, Keelan, runs with the winners flag after a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 11, 2019 - 9:43 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is so confident in his talent and team he doesn't get excited when he wins. "It's more of an expectation," Harvick said. He raced to the 47th NASCAR Cup victory of his career and his second in less than a month Sunday, pulling away from the pack to win at...
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Jimmie Johnson, center, talks with Clint Bowyer, left, during practice for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 10, 2019 - 4:56 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR Cup Series drivers are pushing limits on the track and pointing fingers off it as tensions rise with just four races left before the playoffs. Kyle Busch was summoned to the NASCAR hauler at Michigan International Speedway to talk with officials along with William...
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August 10, 2019 - 1:48 pm
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Austin Cindric won the pole for the second straight year ahead of the NASCAR Xfinity Series B&L Transport 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday. He took the Team Penske Ford on a fast lap of 96.506 mph on the 13-turn, 2.258 mile course. The race later in the...
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Ryan Blaney waits during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 09, 2019 - 8:38 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's feud with Ryan Blaney is showing no signs of slowing down, heading into the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway Johnson still wants Blaney to apologize for making contact from behind going into a turn nearly a week ago at Watkins Glen. The...
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Brad Keselowski qualifies for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Keselowski won the pole position. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 09, 2019 - 6:28 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. The Team Penske driver, who has three Cup victories this year, was the fastest Friday in qualifying with a lap of 190.471 mph around the 2-mile oval. Kevin Harvick will start...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2019, file photo, James Hinchcliffe stands next to his car during qualifying for the IndyCar Series auto race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM's current infrastructure.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
August 09, 2019 - 1:46 pm
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible for...
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August 09, 2019 - 8:40 am
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible...
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August 07, 2019 - 11:54 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's mayor says a group of businessmen has resolved financing questions about this year's Formula One race in Mexico's capital. They're stepping in to contribute money the government no longer wants to devote to the race. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said Wednesday that "this...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated, but will spend no time in jail. Court records show Unser received a 363-day suspended sentence, and 363 days of probation. He is required to complete 480 hours of community...
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