Automobile racing

A technician checks on one the dozens of television cameras used for during the broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Indianapolis. ABC and the Indy 500 have had a relationship lasting more than 50 years, back to the days of Wide World of Sports. It's become a proving ground for new technology and broadcast ideas. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 27, 2017 - 3:36 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It began with a simple, black-and-white highlights show on the venerable "Wide World of Sports," grew into a proving ground for broadcast innovations, and is now one of the longest-running relationships between a sports event and television network. ABC and the Indianapolis 500...
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May 27, 2017 - 2:53 pm
OBIT-BUNNING Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Bunning's death on Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said he...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepares to practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2017 - 2:09 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway. He remembers watching his famous father Dale Sr. tear up the track. He ran plastic Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough cars down a nearby dusty hill. He recalls his days as a...
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El piloto de Ferrari, Kimi Raikkonen, izquierda, festeja con su compañero de equipo Sebastian Vettel tras lograr la pole del GP de Mónaco el sábado, 27 de mayo de 2017, en Mónaco. Vettel largará segundo. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 27, 2017 - 11:05 am
MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, and title contender Lewis Hamilton failed to make the top 10 in a significant blow for Mercedes. Ferrari has been quick all weekend and championship leader Sebastian Vettel starts on the front row...
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McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain, left and McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne of Belgium walk next to each othee ahead of the final practice during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Saturday, May 27, 2017. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 27, 2017 - 10:53 am
MONACO (AP) — Jenson Button's one-off return to Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix is proving problematic. Even though the veteran British driver qualified in ninth place on Saturday, he will start Sunday's race from last after his struggling McLaren team was forced to make an unscheduled change...
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El piloto de Ferrari, Kimi Raikkonen, izquierda, festeja con su compañero de equipo Sebastian Vettel tras lograr la pole del GP de Mónaco el sábado, 27 de mayo de 2017, en Mónaco. Vettel largará segundo. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 27, 2017 - 10:23 am
MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, and title contender Lewis Hamilton failed to make the top 10 in a significant blow for Mercedes. Ferrari has been quick all weekend and championship leader Sebastian Vettel starts on the front row...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, drives through the first turn during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 26, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2017 - 10:09 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of IndyCar's all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. All eyes, though, will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." Alonso has never raced on an oval before, never raced an Indy car...
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his car during the qualifying session for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 27, 2017 - 9:28 am
MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, and title contender Lewis Hamilton failed to make the top 10 in a significant blow for Mercedes. Ferrari has been quick all weekend and championship leader Sebastian Vettel starts on the front row...
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Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his car during the qualifying session for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May 27, 2017 - 9:16 am
MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, and title contender Lewis Hamilton failed to make the top 10 in a significant blow for Mercedes. Ferrari has been quick all weekend and championship leader Sebastian Vettel starts on the front row...
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McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain steers his car at the third practice during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Saturday, May 27, 2017. The Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco race will take place on Sunday May 28. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 27, 2017 - 6:45 am
MONACO (AP) — Jenson Button's one-off return to Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix is proving problematic. The veteran British driver is likely to start Sunday's race from the back of the grid after his struggling McLaren team was forced to make an unscheduled change to the car's power unit and...
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