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Column: Stewart realistic about SHR's current struggles

Jun. 21, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Tony Stewart tried to do a grid walk at his first Cup Series race since the start of the pandemic. But he's Tony Stewart and he hasn't been at the track in almost 16 months. Everybody wants to chat. A long conversation with driver Cole Custer and...

Palou makes late surge to win IndyCar race at Road America

Jun. 20, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alex Palou believed his car had enough speed to outduel Josef Newgarden in the final few laps at Road America. An unexpected mechanical issue for Newgarden made the task much easier. Palou sailed...

Verstappen pushing Hamilton hard in thrilling F1 title race

Jun. 20, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

Lewis Hamilton's wish for a closer Formula One title fight is coming true. And Max Verstappen looks like a rival who will take some stopping, judging by his impressive win at the French Grand Prix on Sunday. It was Verstappen's second win in three...

Newgarden earns pole for IndyCar race at Road America

Jun. 19, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden insists this season hasn’t been overly frustrating for Team Penske even without a victory to show for it yet. Perhaps this is the week Newgarden or another Team Penske driver finally breaks through. This is the longest Team...

Grosjean tops first IndyCar practice at Road America

Jun. 18, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Romain Grosjean paced IndyCar's opening practice at Road America and immediately wished he was not at the top of the board. “I don’t like topping free practice,” the Frenchman said after Friday's session. Grosjean...

F1: Verstappen leads 2nd practice at French GP, Bottas 2nd

Jun. 18, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen led the second practice session for the French Grand Prix on Friday. The Red Bull driver placed narrowly ahead of Valtteri Bottas and his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Paul Ricard...

Magnussen to make IndyCar debut, has F1 in rearview mirror

Jun. 16, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Magnussen, fresh off his first win in eight years, will make his IndyCar debut as he continues to leave Formula One in his rearview mirror. Magnussen will race at Road America in Wisconsin this weekend for Arrow McLaren SP as the replacement...

O'Ward seizes championship lead with Montoya-like drive

Jun. 15, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

Pato O'Ward was fifth when a late caution in Detroit gave him an unexpected chance to become IndyCar's first two-time winner this season and grab the championship lead. He had eight laps to get the job done, and on the restart O'Ward launched past two rivals in the first...

Ferrari enters luxury fashion, targeting uninitiated youth

Jun. 14, 2021 06:09 AM EDT

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari V12 production cars were suspended over the factory floor Sunday night as the 74-year-old luxury carmaker launched a new era as a lifestyles brand, with a runway show unveiling its first ready-to-wear collection targeting a younger generation that might not...

Pato O'Ward charges to win, dedicates it to injured teammate

Jun. 13, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Pato O'Ward closed an emotional weekend for Arrow McLaren SP by becoming IndyCar's first repeat winner of the season with a victory dedicated to his injured teammate. Felix Rosenqvist was injured in a violent crash in the first race of the doubleheader...