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  • NHRA Pairings

    Saturday At Heartland Park Topeka Topeka, Kan. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings. Top Fuel 1. Antron Brown, 3.727 seconds, 314.68 mph vs. 16. Luigi Novelli, 4.034, 278.00.…

  • Chad Head tops Funny Car qualifying in Kansas

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Second-generation driver Chad Head topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Head took the top spot with his Friday run at a track-record 3.967…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Hisense 300 Results

    Saturday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 150 rating, 0 points, $70,854. 2. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 200, 118, 0,…

  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity race at Charlotte

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon passed Denny Hamlin with 15 laps left and won the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 25-year-old Dillon started on the pole and had the fastest…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Hisense 300 Results

    Saturday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 150 rating, 0 points. 2. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 200, 118, 0. 3.…

  • Xfinity driver Jamie Dick crashes Charlotte

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A week after metal went through his windshield and struck his helmet, driver Jamie Dick hit the wall hard Saturday during the Xfinity series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The engine…

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr has plenty of horsepower on Twitter

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s most popular driver is now one of the most popular people on Twitter. Dale Earnhardt Jr. reached 1 million followers Saturday on the social networking site. The announcement came Saturday…

  • NASCAR-XFINITY-Hisense 300 Lineup

    After Saturday qualifying; race Saturday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (33) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 184.615. 2. (6) Darrell Wallace Jr., Ford, 184.395. 3. (2) Brian…

  • Andretti family brushes off so-called curse at Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The roar rose from the crowd with the simple introduction of one of the Indianapolis 500’s all-time stars. “The great Mario Andretti!” With that, thousands of fans before Friday’s final race practice…

  • Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him. “I’m a…

  • Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition. This year, IndyCar is hoping the 99th running of the…

  • Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole position ahead of Rosberg

    MONACO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton clinched his first ever pole at the Monaco Grand Prix after a strong drive Saturday while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg will start from second as he…

  • French driver Grosjean hit with 5-place Monaco grid penalty

    MONACO (AP) — French driver Romain Grosjean has been handed a five-place grid penalty at the Monaco Grand Prix because of an unscheduled gearbox change. Race regulations stipulate that drivers have to complete six consecutive…

  • Indianapolis 500 finds women drivers in short supply

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pippa Mann rattled off the list of body parts still aching after a brutal crash at Indianapolis 500 practice. Her right foot, her right ankle. Her ribs. She has more bruises than…

  • Even before Indy 500 begins, prep under way for next year

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As much as the Indianapolis 500 strives to move forward, to go faster and push the limits just a little bit further, the Memorial Day weekend race remains steeped in its traditions.…