Automobile racing

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after winning the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
July 14, 2019 - 12:45 pm
SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — A day of dramatic English sporting glory began with a far more fortuitous — but still record-breaking — victory for Lewis Hamilton on the nation's Formula One track. A sixth British Grand Prix success was sealed not with a thrilling overtaking move but by a canny pit...
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Kurt Busch celebrates his win in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 13, 2019 - 8:44 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Busch did everything possible to get the upper hand on his little brother in a door-to-door overtime battle at Kentucky Speedway. Busch was the victor in a Saturday night showdown between the brothers that gave him his first victory with Chip Ganassi Racing and a spot in the...
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Kurt Busch makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 13, 2019 - 7:53 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Kurt Busch earned his first win of the season by outracing his younger brother in overtime in a door-to-door to the Kentucky Speedway finish line. The victory comes a week after Busch...
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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 - 7:11 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series- high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Christopher Bell at Kentucky Speedway. Custer, Bell and reigning series champion Tyler Reddick have dominated the series all year and finished 1-2-3 at Kentucky. Bell, who has...
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July 12, 2019 - 5:20 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR drivers know there is little data from Kentucky Speedway's unique 1.5-mile layout that can be applied to the remainder of the intermediate tracks on the Cup schedule. But there are four stops at 1.5-mile tracks looming in the upcoming playoffs and Saturday night at...
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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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Justin Haley poses for photos with his trophy after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
July 07, 2019 - 7:56 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 - 11:47 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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