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Sainz Jr. wins 1st career F1 race with British GP victory

Jul. 03, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. won his 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...

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

Jul. 03, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Zhou Guanyu was involved in a frightening first-lap crash Sunday 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 and his Alfa...

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...

Gibbs passes Larson late, wins Xfinity race at Road America

Jul. 02, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Ty Gibbs already has won plenty in his young racing career, but the level of competition made the 19-year-old’s latest victory particularly special. Gibbs overtook NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson on the final lap of overtime Saturday at Road...

Wallace says his frustrations result from his passion to win

Jul. 02, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Bubba Wallace says the pointed criticism he made toward members of his crew last weekend were a result of his passion to win and shouldn’t harm his relationship with them. “We have a team capable of winning, cars capable of winning,” Wallace said as...

Pato O'Ward snags Mid-Ohio pole as title contenders struggle

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The IndyCar championship race faces a major shakeup at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where the top title contenders struggled and Pato O'Ward won the pole to match a series mark set in 1961. O'Ward became the ninth different pole winner through nine races this...

Sainz takes 1st pole, Verstappen booed at British GP

Jul. 02, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — It took 151 attempts for Carlos Sainz to earn his first Formula One pole. Now he'll chase that elusive first win. But starting alongside Sainz on the front row Sunday at the British Grand Prix will be defending F1 champion Max Verstappen, a year removed...

Scott Dixon seeks to snap losing streak at Mid-Ohio course

Jul. 01, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — There is nobody better than Scott Dixon at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where The Iceman has a record six IndyCar victories and has only finished outside the top-10 twice in his career. So he's the favorite to win Sunday, right? Well, not so...