Automobile racing

Scott Dixon, right, of New Zealand, celebrates with car owner Chip Ganassi after winning the pole during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 21, 2017 - 8:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon made a big gamble pay off Sunday. After allowing engineer Chris Simmons to tinker with his car's qualifying trim and later questioning whether the changes might be too daring, Dixon delivered with the fastest speeds he's ever seen at Indianapolis. The New Zealander...
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May 21, 2017 - 7:13 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Harrison Burton raced to his first ARCA Racing Series victory Sunday in only his second career start, rallying to catch Dalton Sargeant at Toledo Speedway. Burton, the 16-year-old son of former NASCAR Cup driver Jeff Burton, overcame a stall on his first pit stop and passed...
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May 21, 2017 - 7:12 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Harrison Burton raced to his first ARCA Racing Series victory Sunday, rallying to catch Dalton Sargeant at Toledo Speedway. Burton, the 16-year-old son of former NASCAR Cup driver Jeff Burton, overcame a stall on his first pit stop and passed Sargeant with eight laps to go. "...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, climbs out of his car during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 21, 2017 - 6:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso spent will start fifth in his Indianapolis 500 debut next weekend. He finished with a four-lap average of 231.300 mph in qualifying Sunday — after making an engine change. The Spaniard was the first driver to top 231 on all four laps...
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The car driven by Sebastien Bourdais, of France, impacts the wall in the second turn during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Mike Fair)
May 21, 2017 - 6:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Davison will replace Sebastien Bourdais in Dale Coyne Racing's No. 18 car. Bourdais crashed Saturday during Indianapolis 500 qualifying, leaving him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. The French driver had pelvic surgery and was recovering in...
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Scott Dixon, right, of New Zealand, celebrates with car owner Chip Ganassi after winning the pole during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 21, 2017 - 6:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon had the fastest lap and the fastest four-lap qualifying average in 21 years Sunday to win his third Indianapolis 500 pole. The New Zealander finished with a qualifying speed of 232.164 mph, the best since Arie Luyendyk's track record of 236.986 in 1996. Dixon's first...
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The car driven by Sebastien Bourdais, of France, impacts the wall in the second turn during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Mike Fair)
May 21, 2017 - 2:48 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Davison will replace Sebastien Bourdais in Dale Coyne Racing's No. 18 car. Bourdais crashed during Saturday's qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, leaving him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. The French driver had pelvic surgery and was...
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The car driven by Sebastien Bourdais, of France, impacts the wall in the second turn during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Mike Fair)
May 21, 2017 - 11:42 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais is recovering from pelvis surgery after his car slammed into a barrier. Series medical director Dr. Geoffrey Billows says he met with Bourdais on Sunday and the French driver was "doing even better than I expected." Bourdais was injured during...
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May 21, 2017 - 3:30 am
NASCAR-CHARLOTTE-ALL-STAR OPEN Bowyer, Blaney, Suarez and Elliott round out All-Star field CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney and Clint Bowyer raced their way into the NASCAR All-Star race Saturday night by winning stages of the qualifying race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. They'll be...
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The car driven by Sebastien Bourdais, of France, impacts the wall bursts into flames in the second turn during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Greg Huey)
May 20, 2017 - 9:44 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais will have surgery Saturday night to repair a fractured pelvis after a fiery crash in Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Indiana University Methodist Hospital doctors told track officials that the 38-year-old Frenchman had multiple fractures in his pelvis and a...
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