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NASCAR teams call revenue model 'broken,' warn of layoffs

Oct. 07, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The most powerful teams in NASCAR warned Friday that the venerable stock car racing series has a “broken” economic model that is unfair and has little to no chance of long-term stability, a stunning announcement that added to a growing list of woes. The...

Top NASCAR teams say the stock car racing series has a “broken” economic model with little chance of long-term stability

Oct. 07, 2022 14:25 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Top NASCAR teams say the stock car racing series has a “broken” economic model with little chance of long-term stability.

Verstappen set to win a second straight F1 season title

Oct. 07, 2022 03:51 AM EDT

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari's Charles Leclerc knows it. So does anyone following Formula One; no calculators needed. Red Bulls' Max Verstappen is set to win his second straight drivers' title, and it's likely to come on Sunday with rain predicted for the Japanese Grand Prix at...

William Byron wins NASCAR appeal and regains playoff points

Oct. 06, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — An appeals panel on Thursday reinstated the 25 points William Byron had been docked by NASCAR for deliberately spinning championship rival Denny Hamlin, a critical decision that helps his playoff hopes. The three-person panel found that Byron did break a...

Ferrucci hired to drive Foyt's flagship No. 14 in IndyCar

Oct. 06, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time IndyCar racing next season in A.J. Foyt's flagship car after two seasons filling in as a substitute driver for other teams. AJ Foyt Racing said Thursday that Ferrucci will drive the No. 14 Chevrolet, which is fielded out of Foyt's...

Harvick hit with huge fines for alleged Next Gen infractions

Oct. 05, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR on Wednesday levied a heavy fine against Kevin Harvick, one of the most outspoken drivers about safety concerns on the Next Gen car, for alleged modifications found on his Ford at Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR docked both Harvick and Stewart-Haas...

Allmendinger to return to Cup Series full time next season

Oct. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger's NASCAR career will come full circle in 2023 when he returns to the Cup Series full time to drive for Kaulig Racing. Allmendinger retired after the 2018 season but was lured back into competition by his close friends Matt Kaulig and Chris...

Bowman and Ware to miss Charlotte race with injuries

Oct. 04, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Alex Bowman and Cody Shane Ware will miss this weekend's NASCAR race because of injuries suffered driving the new Next Gen car. Bowman will miss a second consecutive race with a concussion. Ware said he's skipping Sunday's race on The Roval at Charlotte...

Marcos trip to watch Singapore F1 races sparks criticism

Oct. 03, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A trip by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to Singapore over the weekend to watch Formula One races has come under attack from critics who described it as “utterly callous” while thousands of Filipinos remain displaced due to a recent typhoon. ...

Column: 'We need to fix it' safety concerns dogging NASCAR

Oct. 03, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s beleaguered new car somehow made it out of Talladega Superspeedway in the cleanest race yet of this year’s playoffs. It did little to quell the safety concerns surrounding the Next Gen car that debuted this season. The first four playoff races...