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Column: Chaos inside Andretti Autosport as teammates fume

Jul. 04, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Andretti wants Formula One to believe that he should be the team waving the American flag in the world's most popular motorsport series. The meltdown of his flagship IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course can be his Netflix audition tape. ...

Reddick's team confident after breakthrough Cup Series win

Jul. 04, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Reddick finally has his first Cup Series victory and probably a spot in NASCAR's playoffs. He is not letting off the gas now. The Richard Childress Racing driver and his team have bigger goals than simply qualifying for the playoffs. ...

Ganassi wins in Canada for 4th IMSA victory of season

Jul. 03, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Renger van der Zande navigated lapped traffic to make the winning pass with 10 minutes remaining in Chip Ganassi Racing's IMSA sports car race victory Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. It was the fourth win of the season for Ganassi in the...

Sainz wins 1st career F1 race with British GP victory

Jul. 03, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. won his first career Formula One race on Sunday with a victory at the British Grand Prix — the most dramatic race so far this season. It began with a frightening first-lap crash and ended with intense wheel-to-wheel battles for the podium positions. ...

Reddick wins at Road America for 1st NASCAR Cup victory

Jul. 03, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Reddick needed a little longer than expected to win in the NASCAR Cup Series. The circumstances of his triumph made it worth the wait. Reddick won Sunday at Road America by outdueling Chase Elliott, the defending champion on the course...

McLaughlin picks up IndyCar victory in front of his parents

Jul. 03, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — As Scott McLaughlin celebrated with his parents and Team Penske on the quaint victory podium at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a full-blown crisis raged across the paddock at Andretti Autosport. McLaughlin picked up his second career IndyCar victory on Sunday,...

Zhou involved in frightening 1st-lap crash at British GP

Jul. 03, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Zhou Guanyu said he was “all clear” Sunday after a frightening first-lap crash that brought the British Grand Prix to an immediate halt as safety crews attended to the only Chinese driver in Formula One. Zhou's car slid upside-down across the gravel...

Boy helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

Jul. 03, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden. Brown found that new message thanks to...

Elliott wins pole as he tries to defend Road America title

Jul. 02, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Chase Elliott won the pole at Road America and will lead the field to green Sunday in his title defense on the Wisconsin road course. NASCAR’s most popular driver is coming off a win last weekend at Nashville and put himself in position to make it two...

Wickens caps week with another win and birth of his son

Jul. 02, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — What a week for Robert Wickens, who picked up his second win in seven days on Saturday while celebrating the birth of his first child. Wickens returned to his native Canada and teamed with countryman Mark Wilkins to win the Touring Car class of the IMSA...