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Ohio court sides with NASCAR in challenge to broadcast tax

Nov. 22, 2022 16:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state's attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities...

Champion Max Verstappen ends F1 season with 15th win

Nov. 20, 2022 12:41 PM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A year after one of the most controversial finishes in the history of Formula One, Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was anything but. Max Verstappen, as usual this season, was far ahead of the rest on his way to a record-extending 15th win of...

F1 champion, activist Vettel bids farewell after final race

Nov. 20, 2022 11:11 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ahead of his final race in Formula One, Sebastian Vettel lined up for the national anthem wearing a T-shirt with a picture of Earth, a nod to his environmental activism. Then eight jets flew overhead trailing colorful smoke. It was a moment...

US driver Logan Sargeant set to race in F1 in 2023

Nov. 20, 2022 05:58 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Logan Sargeant earned the Super License he needed to race for Williams in Formula One and will become the first American on the grid since 2015 when he makes his debut next season. Sargeant needed to finish at least sixth in the season...

Formula One to launch new racing series for women

Nov. 18, 2022 08:04 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Formula One is launching a new racing series for female drivers that will start next year. The series, to be known as the F1 Academy, will be subsidized by F1 and is likely to be a support series for one weekend of the F1 season. ...

Perez, Leclerc battle for 2nd in F1, Vettel in last race

Nov. 18, 2022 03:10 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two drivers are level on points ahead of the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi. This time it's only for second place. Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez are both on 290 points going into the final race Sunday at the Yas Marina circuit. It's...

Wilson to attempt 5th Indy 500 in joint DRR and Cusick entry

Nov. 17, 2022 13:59 PM EST

Stefan Wilson will attempt to make his fifth Indianapolis 500 next year in a combined entry fielded by Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Cusick Motorsports. The British driver will pilot the No. 24 Chevrolet-powered car. Dreyer & Reinbold, which fielded two cars in last year's...

Haas cuts Mick Schumacher and replaces him with Hulkenberg

Nov. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EST

Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher, is out at Haas and Nico Hulkenberg will return to the grid fulltime next season in his place. “I would like to thank Mick Schumacher for his contribution to the team over the past couple of years,” Haas...

Tony Stewart gets his driver: Ryan Preece promoted to Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 07:01 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year's NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent this entire year doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing that helped the...

Fiesta Bowl Organization hires Erik Moses as new CEO

Nov. 15, 2022 15:02 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Erik Moses has been hired by the Fiesta Bowl as its new executive director and CEO, the organization announced Tuesday. Moses will lead the Fiesta Bowl Organization, which hosts the Fiesta Bowl, Guarateed Rate Bowl and a parade. The organization has also...