Automobile racing

Crew members perform a pit stop on driver Martin Truex Jr's car during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 29, 2017 - 12:52 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. 3 car to Victory Lane early Monday. Dillon, the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress, was among several...
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May 29, 2017 - 12:50 am
AUTO RACING-INDIANAPOLIS 500 F1 driver Sato makes history at Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A little history was made at the Brickyard on Sunday. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 as he denied Helio Castroneves (EH'-lee-oh kas-troh-NEH'-vehs) a record-tying...
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Crew members perform a pit stop on driver Martin Truex Jr's car during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 29, 2017 - 12:49 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. 3 car to Victory Lane early Monday. Dillon, the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress, was among several...
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Martin Truex Jr. (78) leads cars through Turn 4 during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 29, 2017 - 12:38 am
The Latest on motorsport's biggest day (all times local): 12:28 a.m. Austin Dillon gambled and won. Dillon won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night when he stayed out instead of pitting and made it to the finish line ahead of Kyle Busch. Martin Truex Jr. was third after leading 233 of 400 laps. It was...
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May 29, 2017 - 12:24 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway for first NASCAR Cup victory.
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Martin Truex Jr. (78) leads cars through Turn 4 during the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2017 - 11:33 pm
The Latest on motorsport's biggest day (all times local): 11:19 p.m. Denny Hamlin won the third stage of the Coca-Cola 600 in a race that has been dominated so far by Martin Truex Jr. Truex has led 195 of 300 laps. Hamlin had a fast pit stop on Lap 296, getting out ahead of Truex and Jimmie Johnson...
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Kevin Harvick (4) and Kyle Busch (18) lead the field for the start of the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2017 - 10:27 pm
The Latest on motorsport's biggest day (all times local): 10:19 p.m. Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. has won the second stage of the Coca-Cola 600. It is his sixth stage win of the season and he leads all NASCAR drivers in playoff points. Truex, who led 392 of 400 laps last year, has been...
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May 28, 2017 - 10:24 pm
AUTO RACING-INDIANAPOLIS 500 F1 driver Sato makes history at Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A little history was made at the Brickyard on Sunday. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 as he denied Helio Castroneves (EH'-lee-oh kas-troh-NEH'-vehs) a record-tying...
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Kevin Harvick (4) and Kyle Busch (18) lead the field for the start of the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2017 - 10:13 pm
The Latest on motorsport's biggest day (all times local): 10:04 p.m. Ryan Blaney's chances of winning the Coca-Cola 600 have ended. Blaney, the winner of the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte on Saturday, took his No. 21 Ford behind the wall after breaking a left rear axle on pit road. Blaney took...
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Kevin Harvick (4) and Kyle Busch (18) lead the field for the start of the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2017 - 9:15 pm
The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Kyle Larson optimistically said he was looking forward to "passing a lot of cars" when he failed to pass pre-race inspection and was forced to start at the back of the field for the Coca-Cola 600. Larson will start third when the...
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