Automobile racing

Track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 7:15 p.m. IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been admitted to a hospital in nearby Allentown with what the series called "orthopedic injuries." Wickens is being evaluated at Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital...
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Kurt Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 18, 2018 - 10:10 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short track victory. Busch won for the first time this season — first since the 2017 season-opening Daytona 500 — but it was...
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Ryan Blaney (12) leads during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 18, 2018 - 8:55 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR's race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Kurt Busch has won the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway to steal the spotlight from his younger brother. Busch's victory was his first of the season and sixth career Cup win on the...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2017, file photo, Kasey Kahne (5) celebrates winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, file photo on Twitter, saying “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I’m at ease with the decision that I have made.”(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
August 16, 2018 - 9:19 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursday on Twitter, saying "I'm not sure what the future holds for me, but I'm at ease with the decision that I have made." The former Hendrick Motorsports...
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El McLaren de Fernando Alonso en acción durante la sesión clasificatoria para el Gran Premio de Hungría en Mogyorod el 28 de julio del 2018. El español no seguirá en la fórmula uno la temporada que viene y se especula que correrá en la categoría IndyCar de EEUU. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 11:11 am
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States. McLaren Racing confirmed Tuesday the Spaniard will not return to F1 next year for an 18th season, and Alonso said F1's leadership group tried to convince him to...
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Martin Truex Jr. watches times during qualifications for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 10, 2018 - 7:59 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the interim chairman and CEO of NASCAR. France is not expected to be available for interviews as NASCAR prepares to run its first race, at Michigan International Speedway,...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, NASCAR Chairman Brian France watches a video of driver Jeff Gordon after after announcing Gordon will be inducted into the 2019 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C. NASCAR chairman Brian France has been arrested in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, and held overnight. He was arraigned Monday at Sag Harbor Village Justice Court and released. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
August 07, 2018 - 12:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of NASCAR's longtime team owners believes Brian France has been unfairly blamed for the downturn in the series. France has taken a leave absence as chairman and CEO of NASCAR following his Sunday night arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession...
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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 - 6:13 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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August 06, 2018 - 2:52 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR chairman Brian France (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police say NASCAR chairman Brian France's blood-alcohol content level was more than twice the legal limit when he was arrested in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and...
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Chase Elliott, center, celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
August 05, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Like father, like son. Mired in a confounding losing streak since the start of his NASCAR Cup career in 2016, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column Sunday, holding off road course ace Martin Truex Jr. at Watkins Glen. The son of Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, who...
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