Automobile racing

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 27, 2019 - 1:05 am
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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Kyle Busch (18) celebrates winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in victory lane at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 22, 2018 - 10:29 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch is starting to wonder why he even spends time trying to qualify well at Richmond Raceway. Five months after winning the spring race on the 0.75-mile oval from the 32nd starting spot, Busch did even better Saturday night, winning from 39th to complete a season sweep...
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This undated photo provided by Sag Harbor Village Police Department on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, shows Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, taken after his arrest in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. (Sag Harbor Village Police Department via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 11:28 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced on Monday he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his arrest in the Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was seen blowing through a stop sign in Sag Harbor...
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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 - 10:28 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 - 9:30 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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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, July 22, 2018, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
July 22, 2018 - 9:23 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick warned he was charging for the lead with taps on Kyle Busch's rear bumper over the waning laps. Harvick had failed to methodically work his way around the race leader with a clean pass, so he set aim with his Ford on Busch for the knockout shot. Harvick nudged the...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks during a press conference at the FCA headquarter, in Balocco, Italy. The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial have been called to meet in Italy in light of CEO Sergio Marchionne’s surgery. The three boards were summoned to separate meetings in Turin on Saturday, July 21 amid the prolonged convalescence of Marchionne, who had shoulder surgery three weeks ago in Switzerland. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
July 22, 2018 - 9:06 pm
MILAN (AP) — Sergio Marchionne's achievements as one of the automotive world's most charismatic chief executives include the bold trans-Atlantic merger of Italian carmaker Fiat and U.S. No. 3 Chrysler after he restored both to health. But Marchionne told analysts during a big presentation last...
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A NASCAR official walks through the garage area in the rain before the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, July 22, 2018, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
July 22, 2018 - 6:27 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Kevin Harvick used a bump-and-run on Kyle Busch with seven laps left in a thrilling battle of two of NASCAR's dominant drivers to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Harvick...
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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 22, 2018 - 1:12 pm
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One championship lead in unexpected and dramatic fashion on Sunday, winning the German Grand Prix after race leader Sebastian Vettel crashed and then surviving an investigation into his own driving. Hamilton was summoned to speak to...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, introduces the 2019 Jeep Cherokee during the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit. Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace seriously ill CEO Sergio Marchionne, Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 21, 2018 - 1:37 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Ailing Sergio Marchionne has been replaced as CEO of the Ferrari carmaker on the eve of an F1 race that sees Ferrari's racing team in a very strong position. Rival Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff wished...
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