Automobile racing

May 24, 2017 - 1:48 pm
MONACO (AP) — Valtteri Bottas has put his recent bad luck behind him and remains confident he can close the gap in the Formula One title race at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. The Finnish driver's fledgling Mercedes career has been a topsy-turvy one since he joined from Williams as a replacement...
Read More
Sage Karam sits in the cockpit of his car during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With the flick of a wrist, Sage Karam reveals an ink-stained reminder of Indy. "You got a tattoo? What'd your dad say?" friend and IndyCar driver Marco Andretti asked. "Kicked me out for three days," Karam said, laughing. The 22-year-old Karam would rather have his likeness...
Read More
May 24, 2017 - 11:45 am
MONACO (AP) — The chummy rivalry between Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel could be tested at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, an unforgiving circuit where drivers are often pushed to the limit. After five races, four-time F1 champion Vettel is six points clear of three-...
Read More
May 24, 2017 - 9:30 am
MONACO (AP) — The chummy rivalry between Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel could be tested at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, an unforgiving circuit where drivers are often pushed to the limit. After five races, four-time F1 champion Vettel is six points clear of three-...
Read More
May 24, 2017 - 9:28 am
MONACO (AP) — The chummy rivalry between Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel could be tested at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, an unforgiving circuit where drivers are often pushed to the limit. After five races, four-time F1 champion Vettel is six points clear of three-...
Read More
Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, grabs his helmet before the start of a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Monday, May 22, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 23, 2017 - 10:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The whole plan had been to celebrate Scott Dixon's pole-winning run for the Indianapolis 500 at a downtown Italian restaurant. But the restaurant was closed by the time Dixon had completed his media obligations Sunday night. "Really only the next choice was to get fast food...
Read More
FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, Marco Andretti, right, talks with car owner and father Michael Andretti during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Michael Andretti needed some assurances before running six cars in this year's Indianapolis 500. He also needed some help. But aside from finding extra crew members and sponsorship, the biggest challenge of this week may be communication. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 23, 2017 - 8:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Andretti's busiest month could turn into his best Indianapolis show. He has four cars in the front three rows of Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Two of those drivers — the defending race champion, Alexander Rossi, and this year's highest-profile rookie, Fernando Alonso —...
Read More
Kyle Larson, front right, and Kyle Busch, from left, lead the field at the start of the NASCAR All-Star auto race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 23, 2017 - 5:08 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced several changes to its 2018 schedule Tuesday, including new tracks for the final 11 races of the season. Indianapolis Motor Speedway will become the 26th race of the Cup season and the final chance to set next year's playoff field. The race will be run Sept...
Read More
FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, Marco Andretti, right, talks with car owner and father Michael Andretti during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Michael Andretti needed some assurances before running six cars in this year's Indianapolis 500. He also needed some help. But aside from finding extra crew members and sponsorship, the biggest challenge of this week may be communication. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 23, 2017 - 5:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Andretti's busiest month could turn into his best Indianapolis show. He has four cars in the front three rows of Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Two of those drivers — the defending race champion, Alexander Rossi, and this year's highest-profile rookie, Fernando Alonso —...
Read More
Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, grabs his helmet before the start of a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Monday, May 22, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 23, 2017 - 1:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The whole plan had been to celebrate Scott Dixon's pole-winning run for the Indianapolis 500 at a downtown Italian restaurant. But the restaurant was closed by the time Dixon had completed his media obligations Sunday night. "Really only the next choice was to get fast food...
Read More

Pages