Automobile racing

FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, the car driven by Alexander Rossi is serviced during a pit stop in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Putting together the right pit crew can make all the difference on race day. Just ask defending Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, who overcame some early race struggles last year and wound up relying on those same guys to help him reach victory lane. (AP Photo/Rob Baker, File)
May 24, 2017 - 11:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane. The first time his crew struggled with the fuel probe, Rossi dropped from 10th to 22nd. The second time, it knocked him back to 30th and seemingly out of contention in his first...
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May 24, 2017 - 8:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais has been released from the hospital after a crash during qualifying for the Indy 500 last weekend that left him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. The French driver tweeted a picture of himself leaving Methodist Hospital on...
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Former team owner Robert Yates is congratulated by a family member after being named as a member of the class of 2018 during an announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 24, 2017 - 8:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates' 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, the car driven by Alexander Rossi is serviced during a pit stop in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Putting together the right pit crew can make all the difference on race day. Just ask defending Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, who overcame some early race struggles last year and wound up relying on those same guys to help him reach victory lane. (AP Photo/Rob Baker, File)
May 24, 2017 - 6:54 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane. The first time his crew struggled with the fuel probe, Rossi dropped from 10th to 22nd. The second time, it knocked him back to 30th and seemingly out of contention in his first...
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May 24, 2017 - 6:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates, a NASCAR Cup champion as both an engine builder and owner, will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with four others. Three-time NASCAR Cup championship crew chief Ray Evernham, drivers Red Byron and Ron Hornaday Jr. and broadcaster Ken Squier also...
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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...
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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...
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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-...
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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-...
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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-...
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