Automobile racing

Kyle Busch, front left, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2018 - 8:39 pm
The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the first two stages of the Coca-Cola 600 and the pole sitter clearly has the car to beat in NASCAR's longest race. Busch has led 179 of the first 200 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch is looking to...
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Kevin Harvick (4) takes his car to the garage area after a crash during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 27, 2018 - 8:08 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's hottest driver didn't last 100 laps in the Coca-Cola 600. Kevin Harvick hit the wall Sunday, ending his night early at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick had won five times this season, including the past two points races at Dover and Kansas and winning the All-Star...
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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2018 - 6:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power hated racing on ovals. He wasn't a fan of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and figured he would never win the Indianapolis 500. That kind of attitude doesn't fly when you drive for Roger Penske. Power had to change his thinking and his performance on oval tracks. He...
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Ed Carpenter talks to his crew after finishing second in the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 27, 2018 - 5:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ed Carpenter spends the entire year thinking about the Indianapolis 500, even though he runs a full-time IndyCar effort with other drivers in the seat the rest of the year. The race is quite literally in his blood: He is the stepson of Tony George, whose family has owned...
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Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2018 - 4:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes. There was no hiding it in her voice. "It was definitely not the way that I wanted it to end," she said softly. The 36-year-old Patrick crashed...
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A crew member for Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, cools off during a break during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 27, 2018 - 4:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scores of fans sought treatment Sunday during one of the hottest races in the history of the Indianapolis 500. The temperature hit 91 degrees, matching the 2012 race for the second-hottest race day temperature. The hottest was 92 in 1937. With the unseasonably hot, humid weather...
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Oriol Servia, of Spain, drives under the crashed car of Sebastien Bourdais, of France, after he hit the wall int he fourth turn during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Larry Drake)
May 27, 2018 - 4:03 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was a tough day for some of the biggest names at the Indianapolis 500. Four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais saw his championship hopes damaged when he hit the fourth-turn wall on Lap 139. Race winners Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan both crashed late in Sunday's...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, center, dives into a pool after winning the Formula One race, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 27, 2018 - 1:43 pm
MONACO (AP) — Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo steadied his nerve when victory threatened to escape him again as he overcame a significant midrace power loss to win the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday. After guzzling champagne from his sweaty shoe — as he likes to do — it was time to cool...
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Brad Keselowski celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 26, 2018 - 6:10 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski walked into the interview room and said, "Oh, that's nice — air conditioning." Keselowski overcame a humid afternoon and an hour-long rain delay Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway to become the first repeat winner on the Xfinity Series this season. "I don't...
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Kevin Harvick prepares for practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 26, 2018 - 2:29 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick is well aware he's in the midst of something special. Harvick has won the last three Cup races, including the $1 million All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend. And while he is starting 39th for the Coca-Cola 600 after his No. 4 Ford failed...
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