Automobile racing

Leading Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 26, 2019 - 9:09 am
MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 4:10 p.m. It's halfway through the Monaco Grand Prix and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is still in the lead as he chases the 77th win of his career. After 39 0f 78 laps, the Mercedes driver is less than one second ahead...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after he clocked the fastest time during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 25, 2019 - 6:04 pm
One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera. Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season. The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending F1 champion...
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May 25, 2019 - 4:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after he clocked the fastest time during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 25, 2019 - 1:28 pm
MONACO (AP) — Exhilarated at the Monaco Grand Prix after clinching a record-extending 85th pole position in fine style, Lewis Hamilton was also quick to dedicate his latest success to friend and mentor Niki Lauda. Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas on the last lap of qualifying on...
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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, sits in his car before the start of 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 25, 2019 - 8:10 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 was once considered one of the top sporting events of the year, an iconic, milk-drenched staple of Memorial Day weekend filled with patriotism and nostalgia, triumph and despair. It is nearly impossible to maintain reverential status for 103 years, and the...
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A weather alert is posted on the scoring pylon as severe weather moved through the area before the start of practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Chris Windom plans to start the Freedom 100 on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a harrowing sprint car crash on Thursday night during the Hoosier Hundred at Indiana State Fairgrounds...
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Alexander Rossi listen to the teams' radio during a break practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 23, 2019 - 2:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi had no idea what he was getting into when he moved from Formula One to IndyCar. Turning left the whole race? Looks easy. But as Rossi soon found out — and as two-time world champion Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team learned in failing to qualify for the...
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Sheryl Crow performs on NBC's "Today" show at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 23, 2019 - 11:57 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from media day for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Danica Patrick prefers being in front of TV cameras over being behind the wheel for this year's Indy 500. Patrick is back at the Brickyard this year as part of NBC's crew. She is working...
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Tony Stewart, right, is congratulated by Jeff Gordon after being named to the NASCAR Hall of Fame class of 2020 during an announcement in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 22, 2019 - 6:29 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart and friends are heading to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside his former car owner Joe Gibbs and teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson rounded out the Class of 2020. "It totally...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, Brett Moffitt stands with his trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto racing season championship, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. After winning a NASCAR Truck series title in 2018, Moffitt is still searching for his first win this season. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
May 22, 2019 - 8:40 am
NASCAR is buying International Speedway in a deal worth about $2 billion. International Speedway Corp. owns some of America's most well known car racing facilities including the Daytona International Speedway and in Florida, where the company is based, and the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama...
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