Automobile racing

Cars are pushed into pit row in preparation for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 23, 2019 - 2:57 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local): 12:53 p.m. William Byron has led every lap of the NASCAR Cup Series race through the first stage at Sonoma Raceway. Byron earned his first stage victory while leading the first laps of his career on a road...
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June 23, 2019 - 1:45 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away from the rest of the field to win Sunday's IndyCar race at Road America. Rossi led 54 of 55 laps, only relinquishing the lead when he made pit stops, and finished more than 28 seconds...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, of Britain, winner of the French Formula One Grand Prix, celebrates on the podium with third placed Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc of Monaco, at the Paul Ricard racetrack, in Le Castellet, southern France, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
June 23, 2019 - 12:32 pm
LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton needed only a few seconds to take control of the French Grand Prix on Sunday. Once he accelerated away from pole position, leaving Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas trailing, Hamilton was not challenged over 53 laps. His fourth straight win, sixth overall...
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June 22, 2019 - 6:00 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 - 3:28 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 - 7:46 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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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 - 5:02 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 - 3:53 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 - 3:41 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 4:35 p.m. NASCAR's Cup race at Michigan has been postponed because of rain. NASCAR will now attempt to hold the race Monday at 5 p.m. at Michigan International Speedway. 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 - 11:39 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Josef Newgarden figured if his team could get him out front, his first IndyCar victory in Texas would follow. The first three-time winner in the series this year was right, despite Alexander Rossi trying really hard to prove him wrong. Newgarden held off several late...
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