Automobile racing

Kyle Busch looks over his car after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2018 - 2:51 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kevin Harvick's bid for his first Pocono Raceway victory will start from the rear of the field. Harvick had turned a lap of 177.750 mph on Saturday to win the pole and Kyle Busch joined him on the front row at Pocono but both cars had their qualifying sessions tossed out when...
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Kurt Busch walks out from the garage area after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2018 - 2:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch his wife play polo with a prince. The 2004 NASCAR Cup champ hit the sights in London and cheered on wife Ashley during a charity polo match with Prince Harry. Ashley Busch is...
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Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Sahara Force India F1 Team arrives prior to the first free practice session for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit, in Mogyorod, north-east of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 27, 2018. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sergio Perez revealed he took legal action against Force India to save the future of the Formula One team by forcing it into administration. The Silverstone-based team went into administration following a court hearing late Friday in London. Action was brought against the...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany prepares at pits during the second free practice session for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, northeast of Budapest, Friday, July 27, 2017. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
July 27, 2018 - 9:53 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sebastian Vettel led second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes again struggled for speed on Friday. On a day of mourning for Ferrari, following the death this week of former president Sergio Marchionne, Vettel was faster than Red Bull's Max Verstappen and...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, July 22, 2018, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany. Sebastian Vettel's clumsy crash at Hockenheimring gifted victory to Hamilton, so now he has to bounce back with a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, FILE)
July 26, 2018 - 10:06 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Despite regaining the Formula One lead, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton maintains Ferrari has the upper hand. The defending champion got his nose back in front of Sebastian Vettel at the German Grand Prix last weekend, but only with a stroke of good fortune after his main...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, July 22, 2018, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany. Unless Sebastian Vettel bounces back with a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday July 29, 2018, he risks heading into Formula One’s summer break lagging behind Lewis Hamilton.(AP Photo/Jens Meyer, FILE)
July 26, 2018 - 4:08 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Unless Sebastian Vettel bounces back with a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix this week, he risks heading into Formula One's summer break lagging behind Lewis Hamilton. Vettel should have been the one in the ascendancy, but his clumsy crash while leading the...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 23, 2018 - 8:28 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — There is something about adversity that brings out the best in Lewis Hamilton. Even though he has won four Formula One titles, and 66 races, Hamilton draws huge motivation from being against the odds. In the past two races, he has finished first and second after being way...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 23, 2018 - 7:30 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — There is something about adversity which drives Lewis Hamilton on. Even though he was won four Formula One titles, and 66 races, Hamilton draws huge motivation from being against the odds. In the past two races, he has finished first and second after being way down on the...
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The crew for NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. work on the race car before auto racing practice, Friday, July 20, 2018, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
July 20, 2018 - 1:43 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has a sudden thirst for sponsorship cash. Truex and his Furniture Row Racing team had about three weeks' notice that 5-hour Energy was set to leave the defending NASCAR champion as a primary sponsor at the end of the season. After a 10-year relationship, the...
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Lewis Hamilton and Anna Wintour sit in the player's box of Serena Williams during the women's singles final match between Serena Williams of the US and Angelique Kerber of Germany at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (Andrew Couldridge, Pool via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 9:40 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new contract, ending months of stalling and growing speculation over his future. With his previous contract set to expire at the end of this year, the four-time world champion...
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