IndyCar

Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 26, 2019 - 11:05 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 50th anniversary in the Indianapolis 500 with his 18th victory. Along for the ride was sponsor John Menard, like Penske celebrating nearly a lifetime of annual trips to the fabled race. Unlike his old friend, he has had little success in the one event...
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Crew members lift Martin Truex Jr.'s car to change a flat tire during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 26, 2019 - 8:37 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then survived a wild restart five laps from the end Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons. Truex slid into the Turn 4 wall during the first stage of NASCAR's longest event,...
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Drivers stand on the track to pay tribute to the three-time Formula One world champion Nicki Lauda, prior to the drivers parade, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): ___ 2:10 p.m. Drivers are wearing red caps with Niki written on them ahead of the race in memory of Niki Lauda. The three-time F1 champion died on Monday at the age of 70, less than one year after a lung transplant. Lauda, who...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after he clocked the fastest time during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 25, 2019 - 4:04 pm
One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera. Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season. The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending F1 champion...
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May 25, 2019 - 2:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor...
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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, sits in his car before the start of the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 25, 2019 - 6:10 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 was once considered one of the top sporting events of the year, an iconic, milk-drenched staple of Memorial Day weekend filled with patriotism and nostalgia, triumph and despair. It is nearly impossible to maintain reverential status for 103 years, and the...
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A weather alert is posted on the scoring pylon as severe weather moved through the area before the start of practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 24, 2019 - 6:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Chris Windom plans to start the Freedom 100 on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a harrowing sprint car crash on Thursday night during the Hoosier Hundred at Indiana State Fairgrounds...
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Alexander Rossi listen to the teams' radio during a break practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 23, 2019 - 12:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi had no idea what he was getting into when he moved from Formula One to IndyCar. Turning left the whole race? Looks easy. But as Rossi soon found out — and as two-time world champion Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team learned in failing to qualify for the...
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Sheryl Crow performs on NBC's "Today" show at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 23, 2019 - 9:57 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from media day for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Danica Patrick prefers being in front of TV cameras over being behind the wheel for this year's Indy 500. Patrick is back at the Brickyard this year as part of NBC's crew. She is working...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, watches the final qualifier during qualifications for Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Indianapolis. Alonzo failed to make the field for the race. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 20, 2019 - 12:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The comedy of errors that doomed McLaren's disastrous return to the Indianapolis 500 began months before Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the race. How bad was it? A week before Alonso's first test in the car, the team realized it didn't even have a steering wheel. McLaren...
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