Automobile racing

Graham Rahal, left, shows David Letterman the blisters on his hand following the Grand Prix of Indianapolis IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Rob Baker)
May 14, 2017 - 11:38 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar team owner Sam Schmidt started plotting Indianapolis 500 strategy even before Saturday's race ended. He certainly wasn't alone. With Will Power dominating practice, qualifying and the IndyCar Grand Prix for his first win of the season, just about everyone else in...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 11:24 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Thanks to superior strategy and some help from his teammate, Lewis Hamilton tightened the early title race in Formula One after beating Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton saw his advantage of a pole position evaporate when Vettel beat him to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 10:21 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight. Vettel edged past the pole-sitting Hamilton at the first corner, but the British driver overtook Vettel's Ferrari with more than 20 laps left while...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 14, 2017 - 9:56 am
MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight. Vettel edged past the pole-sitting Hamilton at the first corner, but the British driver overtook Vettel's Ferrari with more than 20 laps left while...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 14, 2017 - 12:18 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway. Danica Patrick was left to rue more bad luck of her own. Truex pulled away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night, winning the NASCAR Cup Series race that he seemed to...
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Kevin Harvick (4), Kyle Busch (18) and others are bunched up during a restart in the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 13, 2017 - 11:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway, pulling away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night to win the NASCAR Cup Series race. Truex dominated the same event a year ago before a fluke problem during a tire...
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Aric Almirola (43) crashes into Danica Patrick and Joey Logano during the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 13, 2017 - 11:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Danica Patrick's frustrating season continued Saturday night at Kansas Speedway when a broken brake rotor on Joey Logano's car sent them both into the wall and left Aric Almirola nowhere to go. Almirola plowed into Logano's car as it skidded along the wall, the force of the...
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Ryan Blaney (21) leads Joey Logano (22) past the start-finish line at the start of the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 13, 2017 - 10:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Danica Patrick's frustrating season continued Saturday night when Joey Logano turned into her entering the first turn and sent the No. 10 car headfirst into the wall at Kansas Speedway. Eric Almirola plowed into Logano's car as it skidded along the wall, the force of their...
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May 13, 2017 - 4:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Derrick Johnson's right Achilles tendon is doing good enough to press a gas pedal. He hopes it's good enough to play football by late July. The Chiefs linebacker was the honorary pace car driver for Saturday night's NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, the first time...
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May 13, 2017 - 4:10 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Derrick Johnson's right Achilles tendon is doing good enough to press a gas pedal. He hopes it's good enough to play football by late July. The Chiefs linebacker was the honorary pace car driver for Saturday night's NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, the first time...
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