Tyler Reddick celebrates his NASCAR Cup Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday.

MJ for the win: Reddick pulls off a Talladega buzzer-beater for Michael Jordan

So much for Michael Jordan being a jinx at the race track.
Sports
8:52pm

Josef Newgarden stripped of season-opening IndyCar victory for manipulating push-to-pass system

Team Penske was dealt a humiliating disqualification Wednesday when reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Josef Newgarden was stripped of his victory in the IndyCar season-opening race for manipulating his push-to-pass system.
Sports
April 22

NASCAR revels in an M.J. moment. His Airness gives a big boost to his posthoops passion

Suddenly, Michael Jordan's new life seems just as satisfying as his old one. This felt a whole lot like M.J. knocking down a buzzer beater, winning the big game, celebrating like a champion.
Motorsports
April 21
Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon celebrates his victory during the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach auto race Sunday, April 21, 2024, in Long Be

Scott Dixon stretches fuel to inch closer to A.J. Foyt on IndyCar's all-time win list

Scott Dixon used mind-boggling fuel-saving strategy Sunday to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach and move closer to A.J. Foyt on IndyCar's all-time win list with his 57th career victory.
Motorsports
April 21
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Sunday.

Another race, another victory for Red Bull's Max Verstappen at Chinese GP

Another Formula 1 race. Yet another victory for Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
Sports
April 20

Felix Rosenqvist career turnaround continues as Swede gives Meyer Shank Racing 1st IndyCar pole

Felix Rosenqvist's career turnaround continued Saturday when the Swede won Meyer Shank Racing its first ever pole in IndyCar by barely edging Will Power for the top starting spot at the Long Beach Grand Prix.
Sports
April 20

Two teams blowing everyone else away in NASCAR Cup. Can the others catch up at Talladega?

The Rick Hendrick Express rolls into Talladega Superspeedway, with Joe Gibbs Racing nipping at their bumpers.
Sports
April 19

Verstappen wins again. This time he takes first Formula 1 sprint race of the season

Max Verstappen, continuing his dominance in Formula 1, took Saturday's first sprint race of the season — the prelude to the full-blown Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.
Sports
April 19

Mario Andretti offended by F1 rejection. 'If they want blood, well, I'm ready,' says 1978 champ

Mario Andretti said Friday he was deeply offended by the language Formula One Management used in denying his family and General Motors the opportunity to join the global motorsports series.
Sports
April 18

China-born Zhou Guanyu will be a star regardless of who wins the F1 race in Shanghai

Formula 1 returns to China this weekend after a five-year absence. And no matter who wins on Sunday, the star locally will be China-born driver Zhou Guanyu.
Sports
April 16

Analysis: Kyle Larson settling in quickly as preparation continues for Indianapolis 500 debut

Kyle Larson said all the right things after completing 43 laps around Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of his preparation for his debut next month in ''The Greatest Spectacle of Racing.''
Motorsports
April 14
Chase Elliott celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday in Fort Worth.

Chase Elliott ends 42-race winless streak with overtime victory in NASCAR Cup race at Texas

Chase Elliott had to get through a few extra laps after 18 months since last winning a race.
Sports
April 13

William Byron is back in Texas with more big wins since getting Hendrick's 300th there last fall

When William Byron first met Rick Hendrick a decade ago, the teenager who had learned racing on a computer wasn't all that confident how things would work out as he revealed his goal to drive one day for the NASCAR team owner.
Sports
April 8

Analysis: Hendrick celebration and milestone came at complicated track for NASCAR's winningest team

No detail had been overlooked as Hendrick Motorsports spent more than a year planning its 40th anniversary celebration. The first employees hired by Rick Hendrick were invited, special throwback paint schemes designed and Hendrick was to drive the pace car.
Motorsports
April 7
William Byron celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series race in Martinsville, Va., on Sunday.

Byron leads Hendrick Motorsports to 1-2-3 finish at Martinsville on anniversary weekend

William Byron said he had nightmares coming to Martinsville Speedway this weekend, remembering his last visit when he struggled to a 13th-place finish.
Motorsports
April 7
Third place Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz sprays champagne on Red Bull driver Max Verstappen in Japan on Sunday.

Verstappen bounces back with dominant win at Japanese Grand Prix

Max Verstappen's record-breaking dominance in Formula 1 resumed Sunday with his victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, leading almost the entire race on a sunny day in central Japan.
Sports
April 6

Verstappen is back after troubles in Australia and claims pole in Japan

Max Verstappen was asked a few days ago if he had concerns going into the Japanese Grand Prix. His rear brakes caught fire just two weeks ago at the Australian GP, forcing him out on the fourth lap.
Sports
April 5

'Almost NASCAR champion' Hamlin feuds with track owner in social media spat that turned personal

One of NASCAR's top track owners deleted social media posts made earlier Friday morning in a back-and-forth spat with top driver Denny Hamlin that began when Hamlin criticized the repaving of Sonoma Raceway in California.
Sports
April 5

Verstappen hopes to use Japan's high-speed Suzuka circuit to reassert his dominance in Formula 1

Max Verstappen said he found Japan's Suzuka circuit "intimidating'' the first time he navigated a Formula 1 car around the figure-eight layout with its high-speed corners and narrow confines.
Sports
March 2

NASCAR caught Joey Logano wearing an amphibious-like glove in a cheating violation

NASCAR on Saturday displayed a clearly altered glove that Joey Logano wore in qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where aerodynamic-deflecting alterations were so obvious it looked as if he was wearing part of an amphibious costume.
Sports
February 5
FILE - Gil de Ferran, holder of the closed-course land speed record, died Friday while racing with his son at The Concourse Club in Florida

Gil de Ferran, Indianapolis 500 winner and Brazilian icon, dies at 56

Gil de Ferran, the 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner and holder of the closed-course land speed record, died Friday while racing with his son at The Concourse Club in Florida, multiple former colleagues confirmed to The Associated Press. He was 56.

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