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  • NASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins. Neither NASCAR star will be in a car when Daytona International Speedway…

  • NASCAR creates ‘overtime line’ in new rules finish

    DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has revamped its overtime procedure, moving to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish and establishing an “overtime line” to determine the race winner. The arbitrary OT line will vary by track. If…

  • Sports on TV

    BC-TV SportsWatch All Times Eastern Friday, Feb. 12 AUTO RACING 5 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Sprint Unlimited, practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 6:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Sprint Unlimited,…

  • APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Stewart-Haas…

  • Manor F1 gives 1st seat to German driver Pascal Wehrlein

    BANBURY, England (AP) — Manor Racing has selected German driver Pascal Wehrlein for the Formula One season, which starts next month at the Australian Grand Prix. The 21-year-old Wehrlein is keen to fulfill his promise…

  • NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of…

  • 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Schedule

    Feb. 19 — NextEra Energy Resources 250, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 27 — Georgia 200, Hampton, Ga. April 2 — Alpha Energy Solutions 250, Martinsville, Va. May 6 — Toyota Tundra 250, Kansas City, Kan.…

  • 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Schedule

    Feb. 20 — PowerShares QQQ 300, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 27 — Heads Up Georgia 250, Hampton, Ga. March 5 — Boyd Gaming 300, Las Vegas. March 12 — Axalta Faster Tougher Brighter 200, Avondale,…

  • 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule

    Feb. 13 — x-Sprint Unlimited, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 18 — x-Can-Am Duel I, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 18 — x-Can-Am Duel II, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb. 21 — Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. Feb.…

  • Sports on TV

    ADV For the week of Monday, Feb. 8, 2015-Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 All Times Eastern Monday (Feb. 8) COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Louisville at Duke ESPNU — Oklahoma St. at TCU FS1 —…

  • Coroner rules out driver, trainer error in Edwards death

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A coronial inquest into the death of British racing driver Sean Edwards at an Australian speedway in 2013 has found that mechanical failure caused the accident. Edwards, the son of ex-Formula…

  • Montezemolo expresses sadness over Schumacher’s health

    MILAN (AP) — Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo expressed his sadness on Thursday at the condition of Michael Schumacher, two years after the former Formula One champion was seriously injured in a skiing accident.…

  • Furniture Row Racing on different track for Super Bowl

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Denver-based Furniture Row Racing team is in a precarious position among the teams it competes against in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. While other Sprint Cup teams — the majority…

  • Danish F1 driver Magnussen wants to impress with Renault

    GUYANCOURT, France (AP) — When he was dumped by McLaren a few months ago, Kevin Magnussen feared his Formula One career might be over. Now the Danish driver is more determined than ever to grab…

  • Kevin Magnussen replaces Pastor Maldonado in Renault F1 team

    GUYANCOURT, France (AP) — Former McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen is Renault’s new driver this year in the French carmaker’s return to Formula One as a racing team. Magnussen, who replaced Pastor Maldonado, will partner Britain’s…