Automobile racing

Kyle Busch celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 02, 2019 - 3:58 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch tossed his young son in the air twice in victory lane and sprayed champagne toward anyone dry within reach. The good times and NASCAR milestones keep piling up for Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing. Heck, Busch might even give his Pocono Raceway trophy to his wife for a...
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The field takes the green flag at the start line during the second race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader in Detroit, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 02, 2019 - 2:43 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 5:24 p.m. Scott Dixon is racing toward his first win of the season. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver was in control toward the end of the 70-lap Detroit Grand Prix race. The five-time champion has 44 career victories, but none...
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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 01, 2019 - 7:48 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden got a break and took full advantage of it. Newgarden was fortunate a yellow flag came out when his race strategist called for a pit stop, helping the Team Penske driver take a lead he kept Saturday to win the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races. "Tim Cindric made...
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Josef Newgarden takes the 10th turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday on a rain-slicked road course. The Team Penske driver finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who...
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Hailie Deegan drives down the front stretch during the ARCA Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 31, 2019 - 8:01 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Brian Deegan can tell you about the time he failed a backflip attempt with his motorcycle for a TV stunt and crashed with such a thud that the handlebar ripped up his gut like a gunshot and he almost died. Gnarly stuff. But it's not as scary as watching his 17-year-old...
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Birgit Lauda, center, widow of the former formular Formula One driver Niki Lauda, attends a funeral service for Lauda in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died on May 21, 2109. He was 70. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
May 29, 2019 - 2:22 am
VIENNA (AP) — Family, friends and fans gathered Wednesday at St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna for a last farewell to Formula One great Niki Lauda. The wooden coffin of the three-time champion was decorated with his red racing helmet and surrounded by six white candles and rose wreaths with two...
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Martin Truex Jr., left, is congratulated by team owner Joe Gibbs in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 26, 2019 - 9:38 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. gave team owner Joe Gibbs another reason to celebrate at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then broke to the front on a wild final restart and won the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons Sunday...
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Kyle Busch (18) leads Kevin Harvick (4) 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 - 8:26 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 11:18 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. won the caution-filled Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, beating Joey Logano and Kyle Busch in NASCAR's longest race. Truex went four-wide on a restart with four laps to go...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, steers his car in front of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, right, and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's, left, during the start of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 26, 2019 - 8:05 am
MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton struggled with grip in the latter stages, and was under constant pressure from Red Bull's Max Verstappen. But Verstappen had earlier picked up a five-...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, stand on the pit wall following 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 26, 2019 - 4:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect. If only it were race day. Angry skies and wind arrived Sunday morning, hours before the scheduled start of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." The threat of storms means a lot of uncomfortable...
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