Clear60° FULL FORECASTClear60° FULL FORECAST
Make us your home page
Instagram

Auto racing

  1. Formula One champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

    Auto racing

    VIENNA (AP) — Formula One champion Nico Rosberg stunningly retired from racing on Friday, five days after claiming his first world championship.

  2. NASCAR chairman Brian France won't talk Trump support at season-ending news conference

    Auto racing

    HOMESTEAD — NASCAR chairman Brian France refused Sunday to discuss his political support of President-elect Donald Trump and quickly pivoted the conversation toward his own efforts at improving diversity in auto racing.

  3. Fennelly: NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson goes from last to legend

    Auto racing

    HOMESTEAD — It took one heck and wreck of a Hail Mary to do it.

    But there he stands.

    Hail Jimmie.

    Jimmie Johnson, who started last and benefited from a late crash that gave him a path to the lead, ties a record with a seventh championship.
  4. Late crash knocks Carl Edwards from Sprint Cup title contention

    Auto racing

    HOMESTEAD — Carl Edwards' latest championship loss might be even more painful than his first. Leading the NASCAR Sprint Cup season finale, the Ford EcoBoost 400, with 10 laps to go and closing in on his first title, Edwards wrecked while blocking fellow contender Joey Logano on a restart Sunday night.

  5. Suarez wins Xfinity series title, first foreign champion of a NASCAR national series

    Auto racing

    HOMESTEAD — Daniel Suarez won the Xfinity series season finale and title at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday, becoming the first foreign champion in a NASCAR national series.

  6. Fennelly: Like it or not, NASCAR history is in Jimmie Johnson's grasp (w/ video)

    Auto racing

    He will be cheered. He will be booed.

    That's the deal in his game, maybe any game.

    Jimmie Johnson today can become just the third driver to win seven NASCAR Cup titles, joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. He has been wearing a race helmet that says “Chasing 7.”
  7. Retiring driver Tony Stewart's NASCAR legacy? It's complicated

    Auto racing

    HOMESTEAD — Tony Stewart isn't giving much thought to his legacy this weekend. He's been too busy looking for his cell phone.

    Tony Stewart will drive in his last Sprint Cup race Sunday in Homestead. [Associated Press]
  8. Sprint Cup Championship 4 set after Logano wins a wild Can-Am 500

    Auto racing

    AVONDALE, Ariz. — After more than three hours of racing, NASCAR's championship field was decided over two frenzied overtime restarts.

    Joey Logano feels as if he “just won the Daytona 500 again’’ after a wild finish to the Can-Am 500.
  9. Two spots remain for Sprint Cup Chase final four

    Auto racing

    AVONDALE, Ariz. — Drivers will take part in NASCAR's version of scoreboard watching during today's Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

  10. Edwards wins in Texas, earns spot in Sprint Cup Chase finale at Homestead

    Auto racing

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Carl Edwards got the victory he desperately needed to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, winning the Texas 500 Sunday night in a race shortened by 41 laps because of rain after the start had been delayed nearly six hours.

    Jimmie Johnson (48) drives into turn one ahead of other drivers during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero) TMS117