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Hamilton opens talks with Mercedes on multiyear extension

Oct. 28, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has just three races remaining to avoid the first winless season of his illustrious Formula One career — a mark that might force other drivers to question if it's time to get out of the car. Not the seven-time champion. He has...

Power wins IndyCar championship; Palou wins season finale

Sep. 11, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar's intense season came to a nail-biting end in which Team Penske's superstars duked it out for the title and the future of the race winner clouded once again. Will Power beat Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden by 16 points for the Australian to win...

Power breaks Andretti qualifying record in pursuit of title

Sep. 10, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Will Power broke Mario Andretti's record for poles on the day he most needed a big run. The greatest qualifier in IndyCar history is now one step closer to a second championship. Power grabbed his 68th career pole with Andretti watching from pit lane...

Dixon still in IndyCar title fight despite Indy 500 gaffe

Sep. 09, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon knows IndyCar’s tightest championship race in nearly 20 years would have probably been long decided if not for a rare gaffe by “The Iceman” in the Indianapolis 500. Dixon was the dominant car at Indianapolis in May and led 95 laps until a...

Herta unsure if IndyCar farewell and move to F1 are imminent

Sep. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta insists he has no deal to race in Formula One next season, is surprised at the sudden interest from AlphaTauri and doesn't really want an exemption to receive the Super License required to compete in the global series. Is Sunday his final...

Penske's Will Power in tight title fight with no team orders

Sep. 08, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — What's 10 points worth? That's what Will Power hopes he doesn't find out while trying to close out the closest IndyCar championship fight in nearly 20 years. Power takes a 20-point lead into Sunday's season finale at Laguna Seca Raceway over six-time...

McLaughlin signs extension with Team Penske ahead of finale

Sep. 07, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar newcomer Scott McLaughlin is here to stay with a multi-year contract extension from Team Penske just as the New Zealander heads into his first championship race since joining the series. The extension announced Wednesday is the third in a month...

Column: FIA license system needs overhaul for U.S. racing

Sep. 05, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Colton Herta wants at least one more week to himself before he will begin to contemplate his 2023 plans. He’s got an IndyCar contract with Andretti Autosport and an F1 testing contract with McLaren. But he's also the subject of intense speculation that...

McLaughlin wins in Portland as Will Power widens title lead

Sep. 04, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott McLaughlin led a Team Penske rout at Portland International Raceway by scoring his third victory of the season in a 1-2 finish that moved Will Power one race closer to the IndyCar championship. McLaughlin led 104 of the 110 laps Sunday to pick up his...

Team Penske sweeps Portland qualifying in IndyCar title race

Sep. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Team Penske powered its way around Portland International Raceway on Saturday in a 1-2-3 qualifying sweep that poised the IndyCar championship leaders for a big swing against Ganassi in the title fight. Scott McLaughlin won the pole — his third of the season...