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  • Tony Kanaan to feature Taylor Swift paint scheme in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Add former Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan to the list of fans who just can’t shake off Taylor Swift. Swift will fill in the blank space on Kanaan’s car this weekend at…

  • Piquet Jr. to skip X Games for Formula E race in Moscow

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nelson Piquet Jr. will skip the X Games to compete in Formula E, where he’s a championship contender in the new fully electric racing series. Andreas Bakkerud will replace Piquet in…

  • NASCAR penalizes 3 teams for infractions at Coca-Cola 600

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR penalized three teams Wednesday for infractions at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt McCall, crew chief for Jamie McMurray, was placed on probation through Dec. 31 for a P2 penalty because the…

  • Indy 500 champ, rookie of year fined for race infractions

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indy 500 rookie of the year Gabby Chaves has been fined $10,000 and put on probation for six races after hitting a crew member with his car in Sunday’s race. Half of…

  • NASCAR: Biffle thinks Roush Fenway turning corner

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Greg Biffle is not celebrating yet. But he believes Roush Fenway Racing is improving after a couple of down years trying to catch up to its rivals. Biffle had a strong…

  • NHRA Schedule and standings

    Feb. 5-8 Winternationals, Pomona, Calif. (TF-Shawn Langdon, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Jason Line) Feb. 20-22 CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals, Phoenix (TF-Tony Schumacher, FC-Matt Hagan, PS-Rodger Brogdon) March 12-15 Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla. (TF-Spencer Massey, FC-Ron Capps, PS-Greg Anderson,…

  • IndyCar Schedule and standings

    March 29 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla. (Juan Pablo Montoya) April 12 Grand Prix of Louisiana, Avondale, La. (James Hinchcliffe) April 19 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Calif. (Scott Dixon) April 26…

  • Formula One Schedule and standings

    March 15 Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne (Lewis Hamilton) March 29 Malaysian Grand Prix, Kuala Lumpur (Sebastian Vettel) April 12 Chinese Grand Prix, Shanghai (Lewis Hamilton) April 19 Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir (Lewis Hamilton) May 10…

  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Schedule and standings

    Feb. 20 NextEra Energy Resources 250, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tyler Reddick) Feb. 28 Hyundai Construction Equipment 200, Hampton, Ga. (Matt Crafton) March 28 Kroger 250, Martinsville, Va. (Joey Logano) May 8 Kansas 250, Kansas City,…

  • NASCAR Xfinity Schedule and standings

    Feb. 21 Alert Today Florida 300, Daytona Beach (Ryan Reed) Feb. 28 Hisense 250, Hampton, Ga. (Kevin Harvick) March 7 Boyd Gaming 300, Las Vegas (Austin Dillon) March 14 Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200, Avondale,…

  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule and standings

    Feb. 14 x-Sprint Unlimited, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Matt Kenseth) Feb. 19 x-Budweiser Duel I, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) Feb. 19 x-Budweiser Duel II, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jimmie Johnson) Feb. 22 Daytona 500, Daytona…

  • IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe released from hospital

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was released from the hospital Wednesday, nine days after his wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice left him with a life-threatening leg injury. Series officials say the 28-year-old Canadian…

  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week. In…

  • Conor Daly to replace James Hinchcliffe in Detroit

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly will replace James Hinchcliffe for this weekend’s doubleheader in Detroit. Daly will drive the No. 5 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Belle Isle Raceway on Saturday and Sunday. Hinchcliffe has…

  • Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries. Also, tribute was paid to team owner Roger Penske…