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Bottas on pole for Silverstone GP ahead of teammate Hamilton

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 8th - 8:44am

Valtteri Bottas edged out Mercedes teammate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position Saturday for Formula One's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.

Keselowski still seeking 1st win at home track in Michigan

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 7th - 2:40pm

Ford is on a nice little winning streak at Michigan International Speedway, although it may not feel that way to Brad Keselowski.

Racing Point hit with 15-point deduction over brake ducts

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 8:16am

Racing Point was deducted 15 points in the Formula One constructors' championship and fined 400,000 euros ($470,000) Friday for copying a Mercedes design for its brake ducts. Now a rule change is planned to hamper teams who try to reverse-engineer rivals' cars.

The Latest: Auburn's Wooten redshirts amid COVID-19 fears.

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 6th - 6:51pm

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Penske reverses course, closes Indianapolis 500 to fans

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 10:47am

Roger Penske has reversed course and decided not to allow fans at the Indianapolis 500 later this month. The 104th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will be the first without spectators, who showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway every year, even during the Great Depression.

Leavine Family Racing to close at end of 2020 season

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 10:40am

Leavine Family Racing has sold its NASCAR team but will finish the season with driver Christopher Bell.

Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 2nd - 5:10pm

Brad Keselowski won at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday for his third victory of the NASCAR season and 33rd of his career.

Hamilton wins British GP to close in on Schumacher's record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 2nd - 9:00am

Lewis Hamilton held on to win the British Grand Prix on Sunday despite a puncture on the last lap to clinch an 87th career win and move within four of Michael Schumacher's Formula One record.

Hamilton takes pole position for British GP ahead of Bottas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 1st - 8:34am

Lewis Hamilton set a new track record at the British Grand Prix and clinched a record-extending 91st pole position on Saturday.

The Latest: Texas Rangers say radio announcer tests positive

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 31st - 5:28pm

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Stroll quickest at 2nd British GP practice; Vettel struggles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 31st - 10:03am

Lance Stroll led the second practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday while struggling Ferrari had another bad day, with Sebastian Vettel spending most of it stuck in the team garage.

Sergio Perez out of Formula One British GP with coronavirus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 30th - 1:30pm

Formula One driver Sergio Perez is out of Sunday's British Grand Prix after testing positive for the coronavirus.

F1's pandemic pause spurs Hamilton to race on for 2-3 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 30th - 1:29pm

The pandemic-enforced break from Formula One could prolong Lewis Hamilton's career.

NASCAR champ Johnson enamored with IndyCar after test

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 28th - 5:05pm

once in the first turn of the road course when he had too much rear brake and a second time in the fourth turn when he just lost the car. He took pride in keeping it out of the grass both times, but he flat-spotted an already limited allotment of tires.

Maurice Petty, Hall of Fame engine builder, dies at 81

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 25th - 3:21pm

Maurice Petty, part of a stock car racing dynasty that includes father Lee and brother Richard and the first engine builder to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Saturday. He was 81.

Denny Hamlin downright dominant as NASCAR season pushes on

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 25th - 10:46am

There was no talk of championships when Denny Hamlin's team met during NASCAR's offseason to discuss goals for the upcoming year, even though that is just about the only thing he has yet to win at the sport's highest level.

Hamlin holds off Keselowski for fifth Cup victory of season

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 23rd - 9:42pm

Three straight finishes outside the top 10 for Denny Hamlin these days counts as a rough patch.

Indy 500 to reduce capacity to 25 percent, lift blackout

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 22nd - 11:09am

about 87,500 fans — at the massive speedway, and tickets will be distributed to allow proper social distancing among groups. Even a crowd that size would make it the largest sporting event in North America and perhaps anywhere since the pandemic shutdown began in March.

Indianapolis 500 attendance limited to 25% capacity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:37pm

Attendance will be limited to 25% capacity for the Indianapolis 500 and spectators will be required to wear face coverings at “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”