Automobile racing

Joey Logano (22) leads the field during a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 24, 2017 - 4:31 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won consecutive races for the 11th time in his career with a rare victory at Bristol Motor Speedway. The seven-time NASCAR champion doesn't consider Bristol to be his best track, and Monday's victory was only the second at Thunder Valley in his career. But...
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Fans arrive at Bristol Motor Speedway before a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 23, 2017 - 1:33 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday. The race was pushed until Monday at 1 p.m. Weather has been a problem all weekend at Bristol, where Friday qualifications were washed out...
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Fans arrive at Bristol Motor Speedway before a NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 23, 2017 - 12:25 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let up on Sunday. The race was pushed until Monday at 1 p.m. Weather has been a problem all weekend at Bristol, where Friday qualifications were washed out...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 16, 2017 - 3:21 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Sebastian Vettel is back on top of the Formula One standings and his Ferrari team is bursting with ambition again. A couple of hours after Vettel had held off his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win an exciting Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday — the German driver's second...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his car during the qualifying session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 15, 2017. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 15, 2017 - 1:15 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Valtteri Bottas pipped his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton right at the end of qualifying on Saturday to take pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton had taken pole in the first two races of the season and had the leading time, until Bottas beat him on the last...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his car during the qualifying session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 15, 2017. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 15, 2017 - 12:19 pm
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Valtteri Bottas pipped his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton right at the end of qualifying on Saturday to take pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton had taken pole in the first two races of the season and had the leading time, until Bottas beat him on the last...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the first practice session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix, at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Friday, April 14, 2017. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 14, 2017 - 9:14 am
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the first practice session at the Bahrain Grand Prix, while Formula One rival Lewis Hamilton saved his pace for Friday's second practice and did not push for a leading time. In roasting hot temperatures, Vettel...
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FILE - This is a Friday Oct 7, 2016 file photo of McLaren driver's Jenson Button, left, of Britain and Fernando Alonso of Spain as they pose for a photo with their team in front of their pit lane garage ahead of the first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka International Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Although the 37-year-old Button retired at the end of last season, he is taking Alonso’s seat for the Monaco Grand Prix for a single race because McLaren has allowed Alonso to make his IndyCar debut at the Indianapolis 500 on May 28 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
April 14, 2017 - 6:57 am
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Veteran British driver Jenson Button will step in for Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next month. Although the 37-year-old Button retired at the end of last season, he is taking Alonso's seat for this single race because McLaren has allowed the Spaniard to make his...
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FILE - This is a Friday Oct 7, 2016 file photo of McLaren driver's Jenson Button, left, of Britain and Fernando Alonso of Spain as they pose for a photo with their team in front of their pit lane garage ahead of the first practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka International Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Although the 37-year-old Button retired at the end of last season, he is taking Alonso’s seat for the Monaco Grand Prix for a single race because McLaren has allowed Alonso to make his IndyCar debut at the Indianapolis 500 on May 28 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
April 14, 2017 - 6:23 am
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Veteran British driver Jenson Button will step in for Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next month. Although the 37-year-old Button retired at the end of last season, he is taking Alonso's seat for this single race because McLaren has allowed the Spaniard to make his...
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April 12, 2017 - 4:07 pm
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso announced Wednesday that he will race for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 next month in a surprise switch that means the Spanish driver miss the Monaco Grand Prix on the same day. It will be Alonso's first time in the showcase race as he steps up his...
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