Automobile racing

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the third free practice at the Silverstone racetrack, in Silverstone, England, Saturday, July 13, 2019. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 13, 2019 - 4:15 am
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Ferrari set the pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel. Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton was 0.049 seconds off Leclerc's Silverstone lap of 1 minute, 25.905 seconds on a frustrating...
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Austin Cindric (22) leads the field across the line at the start of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 12, 2019 - 7:33 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer was never really challenged down the stretch. He just acted like Christopher Bell was in his rear-view mirror, an approach that motivated him to keep a safe distance. Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series-high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Bell...
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July 12, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Suarez led a front row sweep for Stewart-Haas Racing in provisional qualifying at Kentucky Speedway. The field will not be finalized until cars pass inspection prior to Saturday night's race. Suarez turned a lap at 184.590 mph in his SHR Ford to nab the top starting spot...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo Robert Wickens sits in the pit area at the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race in St. Petersburg, Fla. Nearly a year after his devastating injury in an IndyCar race, Wickens will indeed get to drive a car again at a race track. He will lead the parade lap Sunday before the Toronto IndyCar race in an Acura NSX equipped with hand controls. (Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
July 12, 2019 - 3:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Robert Wickens has attacked his rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury with aggressive goals. The Canadian wants to dance at his upcoming wedding, one day walk again with zero evidence his legs once did not work and, of course, Wickens hopes to return to racing cars. Nearly a year...
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Storm clouds move over the Daytona International Speedway stopping the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at lap 127 of 160 laps Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 07, 2019 - 2:54 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Teeth chattering, hands shaking, stomach churning, Justin Haley anxiously waited for NASCAR to pull the plug on a rain-wrecked weekend at Daytona International Speedway. A 500-1 longshot making just his third career Cup start, Haley won the rain-postponed, rain-shortened...
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Austin Dillon cools off in his garage at the end of a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 07, 2019 - 11:48 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Daytona (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Austin Dillon won the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, taking advantage of Chevrolet teamwork to take the checkered flag. Alex Bowman was second, followed by...
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Austin Dillon cools off in his garage at the end of a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 07, 2019 - 11:47 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Daytona (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Austin Dillon won the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, taking advantage of Chevrolet teamwork to take the checkered flag. Alex Bowman was second, followed by...
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Fans walk through the Fan Zone during a weather delay of activities before the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 06, 2019 - 5:29 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain spoiled one of NASCAR's last great traditions when Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway was postponed because of persistent poor weather. The race will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, which helps NBC avoid a head-to-head conflict with the final game of...
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Tony Pacetti walks around the infield with a United States flag before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
July 06, 2019 - 3:59 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The start of Saturday night's NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway will be delayed because of steady rain. NASCAR had made decent gains on drying the track...
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Storm clouds move over Daytona International Speedway causing a delay of events before a NASCAR Xfinity auto race, Friday, July 5, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 05, 2019 - 4:01 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain has disrupted activity at Daytona International Speedway and delayed the start of Friday night's Xfinity Series race. NASCAR had already moved the start of the race up roughly 15 minutes but the skies opened an hour before the scheduled start, putting all activity on...
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