Automobile racing

August 09, 2019 - 5:28 am
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible...
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Chase Elliott celebrates his victory with his pit crew after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)
August 04, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott put an emphatic end to his summer-long struggle, making a statement with a dominating win on the road course at Watkins Glen International. A year after racing to his first career NASCAR Cup victory at The Glen, Elliott won a second time in the No. 9...
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Chase Elliott (9) drives through the area of the course called "The Bus Stop" during a practice run for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Watkins Glen, New York. (AP Photo/John Munson)
August 04, 2019 - 2:48 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International (all times local): ___ 5:42 p.m. Chase Elliott has won the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International for the second straight time, holding off Martin Truex Jr. just like he did a year ago. Truex began to...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain kisses the trophy as he celebrates on the podium after winning the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, northeast of Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
August 04, 2019 - 10:09 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More used to other drivers chasing him, Lewis Hamilton turned predator on Sunday to hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix. When Hamilton had tried and failed to get past Verstappen midway through the race on the Hungaroring — one of Formula One's hardest...
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Chase Elliott (9) heads into turn one during a practice run for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Watkins Glen, New York. (AP Photo/John Munson)
August 03, 2019 - 2:25 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott is back at Watkins Glen International where he won for the first time at NASCAR's top level. Rest assured that last year's victory on the speedy road course in New York's Finger Lakes region is not on his mind. "Everybody wants to talk about last year and...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the third practice session of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, northeast of Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
August 03, 2019 - 4:23 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set a track record on his last lap to clock the fastest time in the third and final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. The five-time Formula One champion beat Red Bull driver Max Verstappen's leading time...
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Jimmie Johnson drives down the front stretch during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 29, 2019 - 10:01 am
Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is moving on to another new crew chief. Hendrick Motorsports has replaced Kevin Meendering with Cliff Daniels, who will be atop the pit box for Sunday's road course race at Watkins Glen International in New York. Johnson won seven championships with crew...
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Kevin Harvick leads the field into Turn 1 to start a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2019 - 3:30 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Denny Hamlin had enough fuel in the No. 11 Toyota to pull away off the final restart in an overtime finish Sunday for his fifth victory at Pocono Raceway. Hamlin raced to his third victory of the season and 34th overall in NACAR Cup Series race, giving Joe Gibbs Racing its...
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Marcus Ericsson (7) gets together with Takuma Sato on the first lap during an IndyCar Series auto race, Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
July 28, 2019 - 3:17 pm
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Dixon held off rookie teammate Felix Rosenqvist on Sunday to win the Honda Indy 200 for the sixth time, putting himself back in contention to defend his IndyCar season championship. Dixon won by 0.0934 seconds in the closest finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and the...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 28, 2019 - 8:15 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Max Verstappen won a chaotic and rain-soaked German Grand Prix on Sunday, while championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished 11th and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas crashed near the end. Verstappen kept his composure on a treacherous track to clinch his second...
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