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  • David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500. The freshly retired Letterman was all grins early Sunday as his IndyCar…

  • Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn’t sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, had followed driver Denny Hamlin who was…

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup-Coca-Cola 600 Results

    Sunday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (3) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 400 laps, 107.2 rating, 47 points, $363,390. 2. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 400, 97.7, 42,…

  • The Latest: Carl Edwards wins NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks: 11:37 p.m. ET Race car owner Joe…

  • Jack Beckman beats John Force in Funny Car final

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend in the NHRA Kansas Nationals with a final-round victory over John Force on Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. Beckman used a…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces…

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup-Coca-Cola 600 Results

    Sunday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (3) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 400 laps, 107.2 rating, 47 points. 2. (4) Greg Biffle, Ford, 400, 97.7, 42. 3.…

  • Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car. Despite retiring from NASCAR at the end of this season, the four-time Sprint Cup…

  • NHRA Results

    Sunday At Heartland Park Topeka Topeka, Kan. Final Finish Order Top Fuel 1, Richie Crampton. 2, Larry Dixon. 3, Brittany Force. 4, Doug Kalitta. 5, Spencer Massey. 6. Tony Schumacher. 7, J.R. Todd. 8, Antron…

  • Marcus Smith: Dad happier than expected with Hall selection

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Bruton Smith said reaching the NASCAR Hall of Fame was worth the wait. “Well, we spent a year and half, two years waiting,” the 88-year-old Smith said Sunday at Charlotte Motor…

  • Clutch final par gives Kirk win at Colonial, denies Spieth

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial. No extra holes were necessary Sunday for Kirk to get his fourth PGA Tour victory. Kirk made…

  • Colin Montgomerie wins Senior PGA Championship

    FRENCH LICK, Ind. (AP) — There were no last-second buzzer-beaters in Larry Bird’s hometown on a bright, breezy Sunday. Colin Montgomerie turned in a command performance, shooting a 3-under 69 on the treacherous Pete Dye…

  • Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Par Scores

    Sunday At Colonial Country Club Fort Worth, Texas Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,204; Par 70 Final a-amateur Chris Kirk (500), $1,170,000 68-69-65-66—268 -12 Jason Bohn (208), $485,333 69-69-68-63—269 -11 Brandt Snedeker (208), $485,333 67-69-66-67—269 -11…

  • Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Scores

    Sunday At Colonial Country Club Fort Worth, Texas Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,204; Par 70 Final a-amateur Chris Kirk (500), $1,170,000 68-69-65-66—268 Jason Bohn (208), $485,333 69-69-68-63—269 Brandt Snedeker (208), $485,333 67-69-66-67—269 Jordan Spieth (208),…

  • Juan’s World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found himself without a job…