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F1 great Lewis Hamilton kept his Ferrari move so quiet even his parents didn't know

Feb. 27, 2024 12:16 PM EST

Formula 1 great Lewis Hamilton kept his Ferrari move so closely guarded that he didn't even tell his parents until the day it was announced. The British driver rocked the F1 world when it was announced on Feb. 1 he was joining the Italian manufacturer next year, despite signing a new...

NASCAR teams have hired a top antitrust attorney in their revenue dispute. Here's what it means

Feb. 27, 2024 11:28 AM EST

The NASCAR season is underway, with 38 races to determine another stock car racing champion in the 76th season of the top motorsports series in the United States. There is a serious problem for NASCAR and its teams: Negotiations on a new revenue-sharing model have deteriorated. In...

AUTO RACING: Suarez wins at Atlanta by an eyelash while Verstappen hopes to start four-peat in F1

Feb. 27, 2024 08:51 AM EST

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube Site: Las Vegas. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 2:05 p.m., and qualifying, 2:50; Sunday, race, 3:30 p.m. (FOX). Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway. ...

Suarez takes aim on NASCAR Cup Series championship run following important win in Atlanta

Feb. 26, 2024 16:12 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez knows he will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway as a playoff contender on Sept. 8. Suarez also can count on retaining his spot on Trackhouse Racing's team when the NASCAR Cup Series makes its 2025 stops in Atlanta. The popular driver from Monterrey,...

Investigation into Red Bull boss overshadows new F1 season as Verstappen aims for fourth title

Feb. 26, 2024 12:43 PM EST

A still-unresolved investigation into the boss of Formula 1's champion team is overshadowing the start of the new season this week at the Bahrain Grand Prix. It's been three weeks since Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was confirmed to be under investigation over alleged...

Daniel Suarez edges Blaney, Busch in thrilling 3-wide finish to claim Cup Series win at Atlanta

Feb. 25, 2024 21:06 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Daniel Suarez hoped but wasn't certain he was the winner after the closest finish ever at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Then came the photo evidence: Suarez edged Ryan Blaney and Kyle Busch in a three-wide blur at the line to win a crashed-filled NASCAR Cup Series...

Hill wins 2nd straight Xfinity race to open season as teammate Love runs out of gas at Atlanta

Feb. 24, 2024 20:33 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Austin Hill won his second straight NASCAR Xfinity race to open the season, surging to the lead on an overtime restart when teammate Jesse Love ran out of gas, for a dramatic ending on Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Love, 19, finished 12th after leading 157...

Byron, Busch and other NASCAR drivers are still adjusting to Atlanta's reconfigured track

Feb. 24, 2024 16:04 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — William Byron has flourished at the reconfigured Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning two of four NASCAR Cup Series races since a fresh surface and higher banks provided a dramatic face-lift to the track. That doesn't mean Byron feels totally comfortable in Atlanta....

Love tops Atlanta qualifying, becomes 1st NASCAR Xfinity driver to win pole in first 2 career races

Feb. 23, 2024 19:27 PM EST

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Jessie Love became the first driver to win poles in his first two career NASCAR Xfinity starts by claiming the top spot on Friday in Atlanta. Love won the pole for Saturday's race with a best time of 31.87 seconds on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s 1.54-mile track. ...

Lewis Hamilton will stay focused on increasing diversity in F1 when he joins Ferrari next year

Feb. 23, 2024 11:53 AM EST

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will continue to push for more diversity within Formula 1 when the seven-time champion moves to Ferrari next year. Hamilton, the only Black driver in F1, said Friday at preseason testing that he was proud of the legacy he would leave with...