Automobile racing

June 17, 2017 - 8:08 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Steve Torrence took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday night in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Torrence had a 3.772-second pass at 319.29 mph at Bristol Dragway for his second No. 1 qualifier of the season and 15th of his career. "It's been a really...
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June 17, 2017 - 6:35 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Thomas shoots 63 in 3rd round at US Open ERIN, Wis. (AP) — What a day for Justin Thomas. The 24-year-old Thomas eagled the par-5 18th for just the fifth 63 in U.S. Open history. Vijay Singh was the last player to accomplish the feat in 2003 at Olympia Fields. Thomas broke the U.S. Open...
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Denny Hamlin (20) edges out William Byron at the checkered line, Saturday, June 17, 2017, to win the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Xfinity race at Michigan began with instant drama — contact between Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch that sent Busch spinning. The ending was just as compelling. Denny Hamlin inched ahead of William Byron on the final turn and nosed out the rookie at the finish line,...
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June 17, 2017 - 4:22 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Denny Hamlin inched ahead of William Byron on the final turn and nosed out the rookie at the finish line, winning Saturday in the closest NASCAR Xfinity race at Michigan International Speedway since the advent of electronic scoring in the series. It was Hamlin's 16th career...
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June 17, 2017 - 10:51 am
GOLF-US OPEN Four-way tie at Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Casey sandwiched a pair of bogeys around his triple during a four-hole stretch of the back nine. Fortunately for the...
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June 17, 2017 - 8:43 am
GOLF-US OPEN Four-way tie at Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Casey sandwiched a pair of bogeys around his triple during a four-hole stretch of the back nine. Fortunately for the...
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June 17, 2017 - 3:45 am
GOLF-US OPEN Four-way tie at Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Casey sandwiched a pair of bogeys around his triple during a four-hole stretch of the back nine. Fortunately for the...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:34 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Four-way tie at Erin Hills ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. Casey sandwiched a pair of bogeys around his triple during a four-hole stretch of the back nine. Fortunately for the...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:18 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Jones won at Michigan for a second consecutive year, racing to his fourth career ARCA victory Friday. Jones, who races full time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, finished nearly 21 seconds ahead of second-place Austin Theriault in the 100-lap, 200-mile race. Jones was...
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FILE- In this June 9, 2017, file photo, driver Jimmie Johnson talks with teammate Chase Elliott in the garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Johnson agreed to a three-year contract extension to stay with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020. Hendrick announced the deal Friday, June 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
June 16, 2017 - 7:28 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Fresh off another championship — and with three more victories already this season — Jimmie Johnson is showing no signs of slowing down. Now, he's ready for at least three more years of racing. Beyond that, Johnson is leaving his options open. Johnson agreed to a three-year...
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