Automobile racing

June 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Colton Herta became the youngest pole winner in IndyCar history Saturday, topping qualifying at Road America with a lap of 1 minute, 42.9920 seconds on the 4.014-mile circuit. At 19 years, 83 days, Herta broke the mark of 20 years, 90 days set by Graham Rahal in 2009 at St...
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June 22, 2019 - 1:28 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the third consecutive year on Saturday, navigating the course's new layout with ease. Larson reached an average lap speed of 95.712 mph in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet to earn his first pole of the season on...
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Joey Logano (22) defeats Kurt Busch (1) and Martin Truex Jr. (19) to win a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 5:46 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime Monday. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead over Truex and Busch with five laps remaining, but around that time, Erik Jones went onto the...
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Joey Logano (22) leads Paul Menard (21) and Denny Hamlin (11) at a NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 5:16 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead...
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Clint Bowyer stands on pit row waiting out the rain delay during the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 09, 2019 - 3:02 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The break in NASCAR's Cup Series schedule will have to wait at least an extra day. Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. EDT, the second time in just over a month that a Cup race has been pushed...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, celebrates after winning Formula One Canadian Grand Prix auto race in Montreal, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 09, 2019 - 1:53 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his overall lead after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel committed yet another error under pressure. It was Hamilton's fifth win in seven races and 78th overall for the five-time F1 champion. His seventh...
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June 09, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 3:20 p.m. NASCAR's Cup race at Michigan is still on hold because of rain. About an hour after it was supposed to start, the cars were on the track, and the beginning of the race...
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Josef Newgarden takes the checkered flag to win the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 08, 2019 - 8:15 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas, becoming the first three-time winner in the series this year. Newgarden held off Alexander Rossi over the final 10 laps on Saturday night. Newgarden won the season opener in St. Petersburg and again last week in the...
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Brad Keselowski prepares for practice for a NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 08, 2019 - 4:32 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Yes, victory lane this season has been dominated by Joe Gibbs' Toyotas, but this weekend the NASCAR Cup Series is in Michigan. That means Ford's drivers should be motivated — and history suggests they'll be tough to beat. "I had the privilege of having dinner with the Ford...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, waves after receiving the third place trophy after the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 07, 2019 - 5:13 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver won from the pole at...
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