Automobile racing

Austin Dillon, right, takes part in an interview during NASCAR Daytona 500 auto racing media day at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 12, 2020 - 3:48 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Speedweeks is facing a significant shakeup. The Daytona 500 is scheduled for Valentine’s Day in 2021, a week earlier than usual and putting NASCAR’s version of the Super Bowl seven days after the actual Super Bowl. The revised date could cause changes to Speedweeks, the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 14, 2019, file photo, drivers prepare for the start of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. Formula One's governing body on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, says Shanghai Grand Prix scheduled for April postponed due to virus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
February 12, 2020 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Formula One organizers on Wednesday postponed the Chinese Grand Prix that was due to be staged in Shanghai in April, the latest sporting event impacted by the fast-spreading viral infection in the country. More than 1,100 people have died in China from the virus, which has been named...
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Kyle Busch prepares to get in his car during NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 11, 2020 - 12:06 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has partied in victory lane at every NASCAR track from Darlington to Dover, from Bristol to the Brickyard. Busch has even celebrated at Daytona, with a 2008 summer Cup Series victory on his resume, and trophies from races in other series or exhibitions in his...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1979, file photo, Bobby Allison, left, grabs Cale Yarborough after a collision between Yarborough and Allison's brother Donnie on the last lap of the Daytona 500 auto race in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
February 11, 2020 - 11:56 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona Beach became the unofficial “Birthplace of Speed” in 1903 when two men argued over who had the fastest horseless carriage and decided things in a race on the white, hardpacked sand along the Atlantic Ocean. Since then, the community of 61,000-plus in the heart of...
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Erik Jones (20) gets a push from Denny Hamlin (11) to help him pull away from other cars on the final lap to win the NASCAR Busch Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Darryl Graham)
February 10, 2020 - 6:47 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is off to an intriguing start and the season has barely begun. In the first 48 hours, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Erik Jones, a pair of drivers with something to prove, grabbed the first two wins of the year. Brad Keselowski already seems at odds with teammate Joey...
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IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden poses for photos during IndyCar Media Day, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 10, 2020 - 5:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Josef Newgarden has already won two IndyCar Series championships and heads into the 2020 season chasing rare back-to-back crowns, something that hasn't happened in nearly a decade. Yet he'd give up a third title this season to win the Indianapolis 500. “No doubt,” Newgarden...
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Erik Jones celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Busch Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 09, 2020 - 5:59 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first race of the NASCAR season was a demolition derby that turned Daytona International Speedway into a giant junkyard. The Busch Clash? More like the Busch Crash. Erik Jones won Sunday's race that left a multi-million dollar trail of destruction and masked the fact...
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Brad Keselowski, left, looks over his car as his crew makes repairs after he wrecked during NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 09, 2020 - 4:30 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla (AP) — Brad Keselowski worked overtime to get his Ford ready for Daytona 500 qualifying. Keselowski moonlighted as a crew member when he grabbed tools in the garage and helped repair his car after he was in a fender-bender during practice. The 2012 NASCAR Cup Series champion...
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. walks along pit road before NASCAR auto race qualifying at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 09, 2020 - 4:26 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. needed just two days to get his new team to the top. Stenhouse won the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500 next weekend, putting JTG-Daugherty Racing in the NASCAR spotlight for a week. Stenhouse's third pole in 257 Cup Series starts and...
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Michael Self (25) leads the field at the start the ARCA auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 08, 2020 - 7:19 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Self won the ARCA Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, edging rising star Hailee Deegan for his eighth victory in the feeder series over the last four years. Self held off Deegan and Drew Dollar over the final four laps for his...
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