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IndyCar to showcase series with docudrama on The CW Network

Dec. 08, 2022 13:12 PM EST

IndyCar has landed its own “Drive to Survive” type docudrama that will showcase the buildup to next year's Indianapolis 500. The six-part “100 Days to Indy” will air on The CW Network next spring and chronicle the 100-day window ahead of the “Greatest Spectacle in...

Cawthorn broke rules over 'meme' crypto, told to pay $14K

Dec. 06, 2022 18:34 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Departing U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina has been told to pay over $14,000 to charity after the House Ethics Committee found he financially benefited while purchasing a cryptocurrency that he was promoting and violated conflict of interest rules. ...

Reformers take 6 of 14 UAW board seats, could win majority

Dec. 04, 2022 12:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Reform-minded candidates won several races as members of the United Auto Workers union voted on their leaders in an election that stemmed from a federal bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former union officials. In unofficial results posted early Sunday on a...

Ganassi adds another Kiwi in Armstrong to IndyCar lineup

Dec. 02, 2022 11:54 AM EST

Marcus Armstrong was a Scott Dixon fan his entire life and when he was 8, the aspiring young racer asked his fellow New Zealander to autograph a helmet visor that he hung on his bedroom wall. Next year, Armstrong will be Dixon's teammate. Armstrong on Friday was named...

Logano celebrates 2nd NASCAR Cup title, already wanting 3rd

Dec. 01, 2022 20:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Logano has a simple target for the future even as he celebrates his 2022 NASCAR Cup championship. Add yet another. Logano this season joined Kyle Busch as the only active NASCAR drivers with multiple Cup series titles, adding to the...

Chase Elliott wins most popular driver for 5th straight year

Dec. 01, 2022 20:03 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott simply can't be beat when it comes to his grip on NASCAR 's title as fans most popular driver. Not even with a late social media push by Ryan Blaney to end Elliott's reign. In a season in which he won five races and finished...

Ty Gibbs declines to discuss sudden death of his father

Dec. 01, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ty Gibbs on Thursday declined to discuss the death of his father, which occurred just hours after the young NASCAR driver won the Xfinity Series championship last month. Gibbs was asked about his grandfather, Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs, telling the employees...

Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 is final season by Daytona

Dec. 01, 2022 14:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 will be his last as a fulltime NASCAR driver before the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. “I don't really have a clear answer on that right now,” the 2014 Cup champ said Thursday about his future. “I think as we...

Jamie Chadwick parlays W Series success into Andretti ride

Dec. 01, 2022 10:02 AM EST

Jamie Chadwick, the three-time W Series champion, has at last parlayed her success in the all-women series into a bigger ride. The British racer on Thursday was selected the driver for Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT Series next season. Indy NXT is the new name of the rebranded...

NASCAR, Goodyear extend partnership in new multi-year deal

Dec. 01, 2022 09:38 AM EST

NASHVILLE (AP) — Goodyear will remain the exclusive tire for NASCAR's top three national series under a new multi-year deal announced on Thursday. Specifics of the extension weren't included, but the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company will continue as title sponsor of the annual...