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Ferrari enters luxury fashion, targeting uninitiated youth

Jun. 14, 2021 06:09 AM EDT

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari V12 production cars were suspended over the factory floor Sunday night as the 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger generation that might not...

Pato O'Ward charges to win, dedicates it to injured teammate

Jun. 13, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Pato O'Ward closed an emotional weekend for Arrow McLaren SP by becoming IndyCar's first repeat winner of the season with a victory dedicated to his injured teammate. Felix Rosenqvist was injured in a violent crash in the first race of the doubleheader...

Ericsson scores 1st IndyCar win at action-packed Belle Isle

Jun. 12, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Chip Ganassi tells anyone who will listen that "I like winners” whenever one of his drivers takes the checkered flag. So when Marcus Ericsson was hired, he worried the team owner would see his long losing streak and question the pick. Ericsson fixed...

Magnussen picks up 1st win in Ganassi's sweep at Belle Isle

Jun. 12, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing completed a Saturday sweep at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park and put a pair of former Formula One drivers in victory lane after its win in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar race. Kevin Magnussen started from the pole in a Cadillac and...

Palou shakes off Indy defeat, takes points lead to Detroit

Jun. 11, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Alex Palou still felt the sting from his second-place finish in the Indianapolis 500 when he saw Helio Castroneves at the victory dinner and begged the winner to tell him how he made the decisive final pass. “I asked him a couple of questions because I...

On the road again: Romain Grosjean thriving in IndyCar

Jun. 09, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

Romain Grosjean turned in his key to Indianapolis Motor Speedway — yes, he had his own key to the place — packed up his motorhome and left for Detroit, the next step in his next American adventure. First, he rode his bike 10 laps around the historic speedway. He had...

Pérez wins Azerbaijan GP after Verstappen crashes from lead

Jun. 06, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sergio Pérez won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a two-lap shootout after championship leader Max Verstappen crashed while leading with a tire failure and Lewis Hamilton went off course trying to seize the win on the standing restart. Verstappen...

Former F1 drivers see European interest growing in IndyCar

Jun. 05, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Ericsson considered racing in America even before his Formula One contract expired. The Indianapolis 500 debut of Fernando Alonso four years ago intrigued the young Swedish driver, and when he started watching, he saw a tight, entertaining...

Leclerc on pole for Azerbaijan after crashes halt qualifying

Jun. 05, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Charles Leclerc won his second consecutive pole position, again under the red flag because a crash stopped qualifying, to earn the top starting spot for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Leclerc set his time of 1 minute, 41.218 seconds early in...

F1 race in Singapore canceled over pandemic concerns

Jun. 04, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One on Friday canceled the Singapore Grand Prix for the second year in a row because of the coronavirus pandemic. The street course race in Singapore under floodlights had been scheduled for Oct. 3. Singapore has largely...