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Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari is paving its way to future growth with a look to its roots.The company's new CEO, Louis...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

FOOTBALLPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against...

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has arrived in Pyongyang for summit with North Korean leader...

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Column: Ganassi, Penske shine on strong day of motorsports

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's...

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Hamilton pushing toward 5th F1 title after imperious drive

SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton sounds unsure of just one thing: whether Ferrari can bounce back after he dealt another...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

BASKETBALLMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet.Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play...

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Scott Dixon adds 5th IndyCar championship to resume

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched...

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Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener, gets 500th for Penske

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brad Keselowski nailed the final restart and roared away from the field in the scorching Vegas heat.With...

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The Latest: Scott Dixon seals 5th IndyCar championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season finale Sunday at Sonoma Raceway (all times local):5:50 p.m.Scott Dixon...

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Scott Dixon wins fifth IndyCar championship with second-place finish behind Ryan Hunter-Reay at Sonoma Raceway

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon wins fifth IndyCar championship with second-place finish behind Ryan Hunter-Reay at Sonoma...

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The Latest: Brad Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR playoff opener at Las Vegas (all times local):4:03 p.m.Brad Keselowski has earned his...

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Robert Wickens vows to return to race car in video

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has vowed to return to a race car following injuries in a crash at Pocono...

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Todd races to 2nd straight win, takes NHRA Funny Car lead

MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) — J.R. Todd took the Funny Car points lead, winning the playoff-opening Dodge NHRA Nationals on Sunday for...

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Hamilton turns up the heat on Vettel after Singapore F1 win

SINGAPORE (AP) — In the sweltering heat of the Singapore Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton turned up the heat on Sebastian Vettel a...

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Ross Chastain earns 1st Xfinity win, holding off Allgaier

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ross Chastain held off Justin Allgaier for his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, pulling away on...

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Hunter-Reay knocks championship contender Dixon from pole

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay snatched the pole from championship contender Scott Dixon in the final seconds of...

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Clay Millican tops NHRA qualifying at Maple Grove Raceway

MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) — Clay Millican powered to the No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position Saturday in the playoff-opening Dodge NHRA...

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Rossi changes perceptions as he chases IndyCar championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — It was just assumed that Alexander Rossi didn't want to be an IndyCar driver when he joined the series....

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The heat is on: NASCAR playoff push kicks into gear in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Seven months into the NASCAR Cup series season, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are dead-even atop the standings....

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Vettel concerned by Ferrari after losing pole to Hamilton

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asked what Mercedes is doing better than his Ferrari team, Sebastian Vettel chose not to go into detail.It was...

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Hamilton surprises himself in taking Singapore GP pole

SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton surprised himself by finding perfect lines to take pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix,...

Are Sooners really better defensively?

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The Sooners also started out strong defensively in 2017, then Big 12 play started and everything changed

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Friday's Sports in Brief

TENNISLAS VEGAS (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance...

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Grant Enfinger wins NASCAR Truck race in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Grant Enfinger won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after...

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Erik Jones claims pole for 1st NASCAR playoff race in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erik Jones surprised the field by winning the pole Friday for the opening race of the NASCAR Cup series...

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'Let's go do this': Truex craves big finish at Furniture Row

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. could have been down this week while he prepared for the start of the NASCAR playoffs. After...

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Courtney Force lead NHRA Funny Car qualifying

MOHNTON, Pa. (AP) — Season points leader Courtney Force led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the playoff-opening Dodge NHRA...

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Ferrari team principal explains decision to drop Raikkonen

SINGAPORE (AP) — Ferrari's decision not to keep Kimi Raikkonen next season was based on the team's long-term future rather than...

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Hamilton predicting 3-way fight for pole at Singapore GP

SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton is predicting a three-way fight for pole position at the...

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The Iceman is 1 drive away from a fifth IndyCar championship

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon said just one word over his radio, a four-letter expletive, as his car crashed off course on...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

HOCKEYSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the...

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Young talent Leclerc takes big leap with F1 move to Ferrari

SINGAPORE (AP) — When the Ferrari phone call finally came, Formula One driver Charles Leclerc shouted to his friend to turn the...

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Raikkonen on leaving Ferrari: "It's not my decision"

SINGAPORE (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen was hardly in the mood to talk about why he's leaving Ferrari next season.Speaking at a news...

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Vettel needs to find a way to hit back at Singapore GP

SINGAPORE (AP) — Sebastian Vettel needs a return to form at the Singapore Grand Prix, the night race where his Formula One...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

WOMEN'S BASKETBALLFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Breanna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to their third WNBA title, scoring 30 points in a...

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AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

All Times EasternNASCARSOUTH POINT 400Site: Las VegasSchedule: Friday, practice, 2:05 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 7:30 p.m....

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Keselowski winning streak pumps life into NASCAR playoffs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A snoozer of a NASCAR season got a huge jolt of energy right before the playoffs with back-to-back wins...

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Sam Schmidt's paralysis gives him ability to inspire others

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The stranger had tears in his eyes as he pushed through a crowd to reach Sam Schmidt in his...

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Former F1 champion Raikkonen leaving Ferrari for Sauber

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen is leaving Ferrari for Sauber and will be replaced by rookie Charles Leclerc.Raikkonen,...

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Keselowski makes it a Penske sweep at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400.Then he safely and...

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The Latest: Keselowski hands Team Penske 1st Brickyard win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local):5:15 p.m.Brad Keselowski has...

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Allgaier finally gets to kiss bricks after winning at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Allgaier still remembers his father making the 3½-hour drive from Illinois to Indianapolis every...

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Final regular season NASCAR race postponed by rain at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Persistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR's regular season.Rain...

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Jimmie Johnson rides 48-race losing streak into Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmie Johnson doesn't have a playoff spot locked in as the seven-time NASCAR champion prepared for...

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Rain washes out practice, qualifying for Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rain washed out all Saturday track activity at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the field for the final race...

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Sadler encourages NASCAR to make big bet on gambling

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elliott Sadler wants NASCAR to roll the dice.Or at least, he figures, a few betting windows can be added to...

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Kasey Kahne to sit out Indy with heat exhaustion issues

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne will not defend his Brickyard 400 victory because of dehydration issues he said result in an...

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Family: IndyCar's Robert Wickens broke neck and spinal cord

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens fractured his spinal cord and neck, as well as seven other serious injuries,...

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As Mercedes introduces an electric SUV, Tesla's stock slumps

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled an all-electric SUV that it plans to start producing next year in Germany, the latest to challenge...

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IndyCar to debut in Austin, return to Laguna Seca in 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will make its debut at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas and return to Laguna Seca, California,...

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Furniture Row Racing closing a year after NASCAR title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Saying it cannot find enough funding to remain competitive, Furniture Row Racing announced Tuesday it...

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Furniture Row Racing shutting down after season one year after winning NASCAR championship

DENVER (AP) — Furniture Row Racing shutting down after season one year after winning NASCAR championship.

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J.R. Todd goes back-to-back in Funny Car at Indy

BROWNSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — J.R. Todd successfully defended his Funny Car title at the Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Lucas...

OU's win 'eerily similar' to 2017 loss to Iowa State

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Sooner offense produces at a high level as OU beats Cyclones 37-27 despite hearty performance by Iowa State backup Zeb Noland

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Brad Keselowski puts aside struggles with Darlington win

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski took nearly the entire season to break through to victory lane. Kyle Larson will have...

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McLaren signs British teenager Norris to replace Vandoorne

WOKING, England (AP) — British teenager Lando Norris will drive for Formula One team McLaren next year in place of Stoffel...

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Vettel still prone to errors despite past F1 successes

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Even after winning four Formula One titles, Sebastian Vettel is still prone to worrying errors.Vettel made...

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Team Penske with big weekend at Darlington Raceway

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Watch out Big Three, Team Penske is coming on strong.Penske racers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano...

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Brad Keselowski's late move in the pits wins Southern 500

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski provided perhaps the biggest throwback at the Southern 500 — giving Team Penske its...

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The Latest: Keselowski sweeps weekend with Southern 500 win

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR racing at Darlington Raceway on Sunday (all times EDT):___11:10 p.m.Brad...

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Sato wins in Portland; Dixon rallies to finish 5th

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon claimed to remember little about his last race at Portland International Raceway, a visit 16...

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J.R. Todd tops Funny Car qualifying at US Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defending event champion J.R. Todd secured his first No. 1 qualifying position of the Funny Car season...

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Haas driver Grosjean disqualified from Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Romain Grosjean has been disqualified from the Italian Grand Prix following a protest from Renault over the...

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The Latest: Takuma Sato snatches win at Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Portland International Raceway (all times local):2:15Takuma Sato has...

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Hamilton denies Ferrari a home win at Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — For Ferrari, the wait continues. For Lewis Hamilton, it was a dream race.Hamilton won the Italian Grand...

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Bottas happy to play 2nd fiddle to Hamilton for now

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Valtteri Bottas is happy to play second fiddle to his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton — for now.Bottas has...

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Denny Hamlin on the pole for Southern 500

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will look to end a yearlong drought in NASCAR's top series when he starts on the pole for...

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Will Power wins pole in IndyCar return to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Will Power is clinging to a spot in the championship race and the Indianapolis 500 winner will start from...

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Championship race centerpiece of IndyCar return to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — IndyCar's championship race is the centerpiece of the long-awaited return to Portland International...

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Mike Salinas remains Top Fuel leader at US Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Salinas remained he Top Fuel leader Saturday in the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, at Lucas Oil...

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Keselowski wins Darlington after Harvick and Chastain wreck

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski won his first race at Darlington in a very Darlington way.Keselowski came out on top in...

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Keselowski wins Darlington's Xfinity race after wreck

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR racing at Darlington Raceway on Saturday (all times EDT):___5:50 p.m.Brad...

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Former Darlington champ Hamlin wins Southern 500 qualifying

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin is at it again at Darlington Raceway.The Joe Gibbs Racing driver who swept both the...

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Hamlin looking to his Darlington touch for NASCAR playoffs

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — About the only time Denny Hamlin's had difficulty at Darlington Raceway came when he was trying to...

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Raikkonen takes pole, Vettel 2nd, to boost Ferrari at Monza

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari will be hopeful of ending an eight-year wait for a win at its home track after taking the front two...

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J.R. Todd leads NHRA Funny Car at US Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defending event winner J.R. Todd topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Chevrolet Performance U.S....

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Darlington's big question: Are you in the playoffs or not?

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon loves his position entering the Southern 500 — planning for NASCAR's playoffs rather than...

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American racer Ferrucci trying to salvage career in IndyCar

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci has spent most of his life trying to be the next American driver in Formula One. His...

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Ericsson unhurt after high-speed crash at Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson will try to qualify for the Italian Grand Prix less than 24 hours after...

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Vettel fastest in 2nd practice session at Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Ferrari teammates Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen were fastest in the second practice for the Italian...

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Darlington Throwback: Racers ready to blast through the past

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — If Kyle Busch needed extra motivation for the Southern 500, he's gotten it from Ernie Irvan — or, more...

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Hulkenberg changing his mind about F1 halo after crash

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Nico Hulkenberg is saying hello to the halo.Hulkenberg has often dismissed the protective device on F1...

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Vettel plays down Hamilton comments ahead of Italian GP

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Sebastian Vettel isn't biting.Last week, Lewis Hamilton said in a trackside interview shortly after...

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Carlos Munoz to replace Wickens for final 2 IndyCar races

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carlos Munoz will replace injured IndyCar driver Robert Wickens in the final two races of the...

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Leaders wreck, handing Haley win in Truck playoff opener

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Justin Haley took the lead after Noah Gragson and Todd Gilliland collided on the final turn in the...

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Dixon still leads as IndyCar championship chase tightens up

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon has done very little wrong the past five weeks, being a model of consistency in the midst of...

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Vettel wins Belgian GP to trim rival Hamilton's F1 lead

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Sebastian Vettel made a crucial early overtaking move on Lewis Hamilton to win the...

The ripple effects of Russell Westbrook's surgery

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When Russell Westbrook returns from his latest knee surgery, his absence will have had a ripple effect across the Thunder.

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Halo on car protects Leclerc after crash in Belgian GP

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Fernando Alonso's McLaren car spiraled into the air and bounced — yes, bounced — on top of...

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Tricks of the trade? Hamilton worried by Ferrari extra speed

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Moments after the end of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton walked alongside the...

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Power takes splash of gas, wins IndyCar race at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Will Power used to hate racing on ovals about as much as he hates conserving fuel.The oval part has...

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The Latest: Power wins IndyCar race at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Gateway Motorsports Park (all times local):9:50 p.m.Will Power got the...

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IndyCar driver Robert Wickens breathing on own after wreck

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was breathing without medical assistance and began speaking with his family...

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Justin Allgaier takes Xfinity race at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Race leader Justin Allgaier watched in the mirror as the two cars closest to his Chevrolet made...

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The Latest: Allgaier wins Xfinity race at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America (all times local):4:55 p.m.Justin...

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The Latest: And they're off for Xfinity race at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America (all times local):2:20 p.m.The green...

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Ocon's uncertain F1 future draws sympathy from Hamilton

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Not even the highest praise may be enough for Esteban Ocon to keep his Formula One seat.The...

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Hamilton masters rain to take pole position for Belgian GP

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton again showed he's the best driver in the rain by taking pole position for the...

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NASCAR newbies Daly and Legge look to shine at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Two NASCAR novices are taking interesting spins around Road America this weekend.Conor Daly and...

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NASCAR Xfinity driver Conor Daly loses sponsorship

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Lilly Diabetes has pulled its sponsorship of Conor Daly's No. 6 car in the NASCAR Xfinity race at...

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Newgarden pleads for patience after shaky IndyCar starts

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was criticized and exonerated for the way he led the field to green at Mid-Ohio, and Will...

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Hall of Famer Bill Elliott returns for Xfinity race

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Out of retirement and preparing to get behind a steering wheel again, Bill Elliott was in a rush.The...

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NASCAR to reduce Xfinity field by 2 to 38 cars next season

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — NASCAR is changing rules for Xfinity and Trucks races next season, saying it will strengthen...

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IndyCar's Frye: Wickens' car performed as it was designed

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — The head of competition for IndyCar said Friday that Robert Wickens' car performed exactly as it was...

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Raikkonen and Vettel top practice sessions for Ferrari

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time in second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix,...

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IndyCar: Extent of Wickens' spinal cord injury still unknown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar said Friday that Canadian driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery this week on his right arm and...

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Red Bull's Horner denies making offer to Fernando Alonso

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Red Bull team principal Christian Horner denies his team tried to sign Fernando Alonso as a...

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Russia wheels out its answer to Tesla

Russian manufacturing firm Kalashnikov has wheeled out a retro-looking electric car it says will give Elon Musk's Tesla a run...

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Force India to remain in F1 under new name after takeover

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Force India will remain in Formula One as a renamed team under new ownership following a...

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Ricciardo had 'sleepless nights' about leaving Red Bull

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Although weighing up the decision to leave Red Bull gave Daniel Ricciardo "a few sleepless...

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IndyCar goes racing again with thoughts on Wickens recovery

IndyCar drivers, unsettled and with heavy hearts, return to racing this weekend with their minds on Robert Wickens, the...

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Hunter-Reay's close call renews calls for head protection

Ryan Hunter-Reay recalls seeing Robert Wickens' car hit the fence at Pocono Raceway, slingshot back toward his exposed head and...

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F1: Vettel under pressure to start closing gap on Hamilton

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Sebastian Vettel needs to quickly start closing the gap on Lewis Hamilton or he risks...

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IndyCar 4-year deal to keep racing at Texas through 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Motor Speedway and IndyCar have agreed on a four-year sanction agreement to keep the open-wheel...

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IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture...

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IndyCar driver Wickens to have surgery on spinal injury

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens will have surgery for a spinal injury suffered in a crash at Pocono...

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Column: Wickens crash a reminder racing will never be safe

Race car drivers understand death, more so than other professional athletes. Nearly every driver at the top levels has lost a...

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Racing stickers pour in for casket of Iowa boy with cancer

OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — Race drivers and others have been answering the call from an 11-year-old Iowa boy who wants racing...

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Veteran drag racer, 80, dies after northern Michigan crash

NORWAY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a longtime drag racer died after crashing his jet engine-powered car at a track in...

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IndyCar rallies together in wake of Wickens' accident

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi and Robert Wickens have forged a bit of a rivalry this season. They've tangled on the...

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IndyCar's Wickens in hospital following violent Pocono crash

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine...

Burning questions for Sam Presti's media availability

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti will have his preseason media availability on Thursday. Here are some burning questions he'll likely face before the Thunder opens camp next week. Will Andre Roberson be available in preseason? The Thunder...

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Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by violent wreck

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens'...

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The Latest: Wickens hospitalized after IndyCar crash

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):10:41 p.m.IndyCar driver Robert...

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60-year-old Billy Torrence races to first NHRA Top Fuel win

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Billy Torrence raced to his first career Top Fuel victory Sunday at age 60, winning the Lucas Oil NHRA...

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Kyle Busch not his usual dominant self at Bristol this time

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch had cars strong enough to contend for his third sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. Instead, he...

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Kurt Busch steals spotlight from younger brother at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap...

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The Latest: Kurt Busch wins Bristol for 6th victory

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest from NASCAR's race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local):9:50 p.m.Kurt Busch has won the...

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Robert Hight tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying at Brainerd

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Robert Hight raced to his second No. 1 qualifying position of the season and the 59th overall Saturday...

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Scott Dixon qualifies 13th for Pocono race

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Scott Dixon has been about flawless as he chases his fifth IndyCar championship.He hit a minor bump at...

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Power goes for 3rd straight win at Pocono to aid title shot

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Will Power flirted with the idea of hurling a baseball much like a cricket bowler would throw the ball...

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NASCAR champion Truex needs sponsor to keep team intact

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. needs sponsorship to stay with his championship-winning race team.Truex...

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Larson takes Xfinity Series event for 1st win at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson capitalized on Kyle Busch's early exit to win the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Bristol...

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Kyle Larson takes NASCAR Cup pole at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson won his third pole of the season as he eyes his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the...

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Antron Brown leads NHRA Top Fuel qualifying at Brainerd

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Antron Brown led Top Fuel qualifying Friday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International...

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2 more NASCAR drivers stepping away from long schedule

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Two more drivers are headed to the checkered flag of their NASCAR careers and the laps are winding down...

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NASCAR moves Saturday night start at Bristol up 1 hour

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has moved the start of Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway up one hour because of...

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Johnny Sauter wins NASCAR Truck race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Sauter took the lead with five laps left when John Hunter Nemechek slowed because of late fuel...

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NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne announced Thursday that he will retire from full-time racing in NASCAR and plans to focus on...

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Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. to replace Alonso at McLaren

WOKING, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. will leave Renault to drive for McLaren in Formula One next year as a replacement for...

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2-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso leaving at end of season

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United...

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McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is leaving Formula One after this season

WOKING, England (AP) — McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is leaving Formula One after this season.

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Protecting Luck becomes premium under Colts new regime

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts invested heavily in Andrew Luck's protection plan during the offseason.Now it's...

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IndyCar leader Scott Dixon signs extension with Ganassi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will likely finish his career with Chip Ganassi Racing under a new contract for one of...

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Column: NASCAR's dark cloud lifted after leadership change

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Keelan Harvick had the father-son weekend of a lifetime: He crashed a golf cart, drove a tiny race car,...

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Vigil, marches mark anniversary of deadly far-right protest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A year after a deadly gathering of far-right extremists in Charlottesville, less than two dozen...

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Harvick wins at Michigan for NASCAR-high 7th victory of year

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and putting 6-year-old son Keelan...

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The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins at Michigan, 7th win of year

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local):5:45...

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NASCAR's Big 3 running strong entering Michigan race

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR's Big 3 has essentially lapped the competition.Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr....

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Justin Allgaeir wins NASCAR Xfiinity race at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Allgaier used fresh tires to pass rookie Austin Cindric with four laps left and win the NASCAR...

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Moffitt edges Sauter in Michigan for 4th Trucks win of year

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brett Moffitt passed Jimmy Sauter just before the finish line Saturday at Michigan International...

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Rookie Austin Cindric wins pole for Xfinity race at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Austin Cindric has won the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Rock N Roll Tequila 70 at the Mid-Ohio...

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Jim France choosing to stay quiet as interim head of NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the...

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Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch go 1-2 for Gibbs at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin...

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Detroit Grand Prix to run for at least 3 more years

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Grand Prix will run on Belle Isle for at least three more years.Michigan's Department of Natural and...

Find out who made the grade in OU's win at Iowa State

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The Sooners got their fair share of good grades, but there remains plenty to work on after a 37-27 victory at Iowa State.

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Ford to race iconic muscle car Mustang at NASCAR's top level

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford will celebrate its iconic muscle car next year when it races the Mustang in NASCAR's top Cup...

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Tony Stewart eyes Indy 500 in 2019 in bid for elusive title

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Tony Stewart is considering a return to the Indianapolis 500 next year.Stewart, a three-time NASCAR...

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Speedway Motorsports gives credits if weather postpones race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Speedway Motorsports is promising NASCAR fans a ticket credit if a race is postponed because of...

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NASCAR goes back to business and away from France arrest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR needed 99 races for budding superstar Chase Elliott to finally win his first Cup race and didn't...

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NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch looking to dominate playoffs

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch hopes his latest dominant NASCAR season lasts one race longer than his previous two...

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The Latest: Kyle Busch wants NASCAR to keep moving forward

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR Chairman Brian France (all times local):2:45 p.m.NASCAR star Kyle...

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NASCAR chairman France takes leave after DWI, drug arrest

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced on Monday he was taking an indefinite leave of absence...

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Column: Brian France must decide if he wants to run NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian France had just helped his family present a humanitarian award in honor of his late mother at a...

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The Latest: NASCAR chairman France takes leave of absence

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR chairman Brian France (all times local):5:10 p.m.Brian France has...

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NASCAR Chairman Brian France takes leave of absence following arrest on DWI, drug possession charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France takes leave of absence following arrest on DWI, drug possession charges.

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Hospital: Niki Lauda recovering well after lung transplant

VIENNA (AP) — The Vienna hospital where Niki Lauda underwent a lung transplant last week says the three-time Formula One...

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Antron Brown ends drought with 50th NHRA Top Fuel victory

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Antron Brown became the fourth driver in NHRA history to reach 50 Top Fuel event victories, ending a...

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Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Like father, like son.Mired in a confounding losing streak since the start of his NASCAR Cup career...

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The Latest: Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen (all times local):5:25 p.m.Chase Elliott has won...

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Denny Hamlin wins NASCAR Cup pole at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has been on the outside looking in as Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch, Kevin...

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Christian Fittipaldi to retire after Rolex 24 At Daytona

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Christian Fittipaldi plans to retire from driving after the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the January race he...

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Matt Hagan qualifies No. 1 for NHRA Northwest Nationals

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Matt Hagan took his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the Funny Car season Saturday in the CatSpot NHRA Northwest...

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GMS Racing tabs HOFer Bill Elliott to race at Road America

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR Hall of Fame member Bill Elliott is coming out of retirement.GMS Racing announced Saturday on...

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Kyle Busch: Xfinity phenom Christopher Bell shouldn't rush

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Xfinity rookie Christopher Bell has zoomed to the top of the series standings and already has an eye...

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Joey Logano wins NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — This time, Joey Logano survived the rain.Logano passed Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski on a...

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Truex chasing title as NASCAR's current king of the road

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has a chance to join former NASCAR greats Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart as kings of...

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Joey Logano wins Xfinity pole at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Joey Logano has won the Xfinity pole for the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.Logano led a...

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Matt Hagan leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Matt Hagan led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the CatSpot NHRA Northwest NationalsHagan had a...

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NASCAR Cup rookie Bubba Wallace ready to race

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — It's been almost a week since NASCAR Cup rookie Bubba Wallace became a headliner after a violent...

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Crunch time for Allmendinger; playoff berth at stake at WGI

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger isn't exactly sure how it happened. More than a month later he's still beating...

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Paraplegic race car driver scores 1st pro win, seeks more

Michael Johnson's big grin never seems to disappear because he is doing what he loves.The smile sticks out as he drives the No....

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Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault at end of F1 season

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo is leaving Red Bull for Renault at the end of this Formula One season.The...

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Katherine Legge to enter NASCAR with 2 Xfinity Series races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Katherine Legge will make her NASCAR debut in a two-race Xfinity Series deal with JD Motorsports. The...

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Nationwide and Alex Bowman sign extensions with Hendrick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nationwide signed a two-year extension with Hendrick Motorsports that will increase its sponsorship of...

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Former F1 champion Niki Lauda undergoes lung transplant

VIENNA (AP) — Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has undergone a lung transplant.The Vienna General Hospital says...

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Christopher Bell seeks record-tying 4th straight Xfinity win

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Christopher Bell has been called the next Kyle Larson, a future Joe Gibbs Racing star and a young...

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Broncos rookie Bradley Chubb hitting all right notes in camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are singing the praises of rookie outside linebacker Bradley Chubb even if carrying...

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Hall of Fame NASCAR reporter Tom Higgins dies at 80

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tom Higgins, a journalist who covered NASCAR for 33 years at the Charlotte Observer and was inducted...

OU football: Austin Seibert was Sooners' ace in the hole at Iowa State

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On a day when Kyler Murray turned in his best game as the Sooners’ starter and Marquise Brown had yet another monster first half, Seibert might’ve been OU’s most valuable player at Jack Trice Stadium.

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IndyCar moves '19 race at Iowa to night

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Speedway and the IndyCar series announced Monday that next year's race in Newton will be at night.The...

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Column: NASCAR needs to change the tone starting at the top

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The sky is not falling on NASCAR, its top executives insist, and a cheerier disposition could go a long...

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Bad news for Vettel is Hamilton gets stronger after F1 break

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The bad news for Sebastian Vettel is that Lewis Hamilton usually gets stronger after Formula One's...

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AP Interview: F1 rising star Leclerc talks about ambitions

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — When Charles Leclerc retired moments after the start of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, it was hard to...

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Blake Alexander wins Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Blake Alexander raced to his second Top Fuel victory of the year and his Sunday in the Toyota NHRA Sonoma...

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Kyle Busch wins 6th race of the season at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing team were in sync everywhere on the track but victory lane. When it...

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Alexander Rossi runs away with IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi took a gamble Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course that paid off with his second IndyCar...

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NASCAR COO Phelps says sport needs to end focus on negative

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — NASCAR COO Steve Phelps said the impending departures of Lowe's and 5-hour Energy have shaped a skewed...

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The Latest: Kyle Busch wins 6th race of the season at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):___6:15 p.m.Kyle Busch had...

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Bottas unhappy at being called 'wingman' to Hamilton

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — While Lewis Hamilton is enjoying his resurgence in the Formula One title race, Mercedes teammate...

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Hamilton heads into F1 break with comfortable lead on Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton heads into Formula One's summer break with a comfortable 24-point lead over rival...

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Courtney Force takes 10th No. 1 qualifier of year

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Courtney Force took her 10th No. 1 qualifier of the season Saturday night in the Toyota NHRA Sonoma...

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Christopher Bell races 3rd straight NASCAR Xfinity victory

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Christopher Bell made history Saturday at Iowa Speedway — even though nearly everything that could go against...

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Double DQ: Harvick, Busch flunk Pocono Raceway inspection

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch shared laughs side-by-side on a podium only days after they tangled on a...

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Suarez becomes 1st Mexican driver to win NASCAR Cup pole

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Daniel Suarez made NASCAR history when he became the first Mexican driver to win a pole in the elite Cup...

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Racing Royalty: Busch watches wife play polo with a prince

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch...

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Rossi wins pole for Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi won his third pole of the season Saturday, leading qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 at...

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Indy 500 winner Will Power looks for Mid-Ohio breakthrough

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Winning the Indianapolis 500 for the first time two months ago gives Will Power hope another drought...

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Kyle Busch matches Hornaday for career Truck Series wins

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch stood on the window ledge of his truck, raised his arms in triumph and then slapped an...

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Force India still racing in Hungary despite court hearing

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sergio Perez revealed he took legal action against Force India to save the future of the Formula One...

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Hungarian GP: Hamilton masters rain to take pole position

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton showed again he's untouchable in the rain, producing a brilliant last lap to take pole...

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Darrell Wallace Jr on board with Richard Petty Motorsports

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Bubba and the King are sticking together.Richard Petty Motorsports has signed rookie driver Darrell...

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Jimmie Johnson gears for another milestone with 600th start

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson had been plucked from NASCAR's farm system to drive for owner Rick Hendrick with a resume...

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Courtney Force leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Courtney Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma...

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State interested in keeping Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's Department of Natural Resources says it is interested in moving forward on a plan that would keep the...

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Christopher Bell seeking rare 3rd straight Xfinity win

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Christopher Bell has been one of NASCAR's rising young stars for the past few years.Over the past few...

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IndyCar leader Dixon ready for Mid-Ohio and 300th start

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Dixon is in a good spot both mentally and in the IndyCar Series standings.He took a family...

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Vettel quickest for Ferrari in 2nd practice for Hungarian GP

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sebastian Vettel led second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes again struggled for...

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Talladega Superspeedway set for $50 million renovation

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Talladega Superspeedway's infield will undergo a $50 million renovation that will begin in October.Track...

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Despite taking F1 lead, Hamilton says Ferrari has upper hand

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Despite regaining the Formula One lead, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton maintains Ferrari has the upper...

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Vettel needs to rebound in Hungary to keep heat on Hamilton

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Unless Sebastian Vettel bounces back with a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix this week,...

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Brian France says family is committed to running NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France insisted Wednesday that his family is dedicated to its racing properties...

OU football: Linebackers coach Tim Kish draws on experience to prepare Sooners for Army

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NORMAN — This week, Oklahoma linebackers coach Tim Kish got up and gave the entire Sooners team the scouting report on Army. He broke down what the Black Knights do on each side of the ball — from their unique triple-option offensive attack to...

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Froome cracks in the Pyrenees as Thomas solidifies Tour lead

SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, France (AP) — His tongue dangling from his mouth, his pedal stroke strained, Chris Froome's hopes of a...

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Pietro Fittipaldi cleared to race in IndyCar rest of season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pietro Fittipaldi will race this weekend in the IndyCar event at Mid-Ohio, his first competition since...

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Formula One's Carey leads tributes to Marchionne

Formula One CEO Chase Carey has led racing's tributes to former Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne, who died on...

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Home stretch: Darlington puts pedal to metal to finish work

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — It's the final stage for Darlington Raceway's improvement project.Workers toss plastic seats to each...

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Tour de France seeking more action from innovative stages

CARCASSONNE, France (AP) — Tired of watching cycling races where nothing ever seems to happen?The Tour de France thinks it has...

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Almirola proving an able replacement for Patrick at SHR

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Danica Patrick starred in Super Bowl commercials that turned her into a mainstream celebrity. Aric Almirola...

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Formula 1 says no Miami race before 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Plans for a new Formula One race in Miami are on hold at least until 2020.The racing series had hoped to stage a...

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Resilient F1 champion Lewis Hamilton revels in adversity

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — There is something about adversity that brings out the best in Lewis Hamilton.Even though he has won...

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Rally car goes up in flames in western Maine

NEWRY, Maine (AP) — The racing is hot at the New England Forest Rally. Sometimes it's too hot.Officials say Ken Block and Alex...

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Harvick uses bump-and-run on Busch to win at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick warned he was charging for the lead with taps on Kyle Busch's rear bumper over the waning...

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Harvick uses bump-and-run on Busch to win at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick warned he was charging for the lead with taps on Kyle Busch's rear bumper over the waning...

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Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

MILAN (AP) — Sergio Marchionne's achievements as one of the automotive world's most charismatic chief executives include the...

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69-year-old John Force races to 149th NHRA Funny Car win

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — John Force raced to his first victory of the season and record-extending 149th career Funny Car win...

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The Latest: Harvick wins at New Hampshire in thriller

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local):7:30 p.m.Kevin Harvick...

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Vettel admits his small mistake came at big cost for team

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Even though Sebastian Vettel has won four Formula One titles and 51 races, he is still prone to...

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Hamilton wins German GP as rival Vettel crashes late on

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One championship lead in unexpected and dramatic fashion on...

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Leah Pritchett breaks Bandimere Speedway speed record

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Leah Pritchett broke the Bandimere Speedway speed record Saturday to lead Top Fuel qualifying in the...

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Bell tops New Hampshire field for 2nd straight Xfinity win

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Christopher Bell has cracked the Cup supremacy in Xfinity.The 23-year-old Bell held off hard-charging 2012...

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NASCAR stars push for 'new' to improve state of racing

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — NASCAR has been reluctant to make more than modest tweaks to its schedule. That hasn't stopped its drivers...

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Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

ROME (AP) — Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio...

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The Latest: New FCA chief Manley had been seen as a star

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO (all times local):9:45 p.m.Jeep executive Mike Manley, who replaces the...

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Hamilton's woes piling up after qualifying run ends early

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Crouching down by the side of his Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton lowered his head and stayed perfectly...

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Vettel takes pole for German GP; Hamilton down in 14th

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Sebastian Vettel secured pole position for the German Grand Prix on Saturday while Lewis Hamilton's...

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Courtney Force leads Mile-High NHRA qualifying

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Courtney Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, the first of...

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Hotrod team donates brains, urges same from military members

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among...

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Kurt Busch wins the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kurt Busch is set to crank up contract talks with Stewart Haas-Racing.With his deal expiring at the end of...

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Dash for cash: Cup champ Truex in the market for '19 sponsor

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. has a sudden thirst for sponsorship cash.Truex and his Furniture Row Racing team had about...

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Verstappen sets new lap record in second German GP practice

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Max Verstappen set a new lap record in leading the second practice for the German Grand Prix on...

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F1 opens tender process for next tire supplier from 2020-23

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One has opened the tender process for its next tire supplier from 2020-23, when it will move...

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Mercedes gives Valtteri Bottas 1-year contract extension

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Mercedes has given Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas only moderate backing by offering him a new...

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Ricciardo's German GP hopes all but ended by grid penalty

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of winning the German Grand Prix have been rocked by a grid...

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Fifth Third to sponsor Rahal for IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Fifth Third Bank will be the primary sponsor for Graham Rahal at the Honda Indy 200 later this month at...

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Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new...

OU football: Kyler Murray makes a habit of avoiding big hits

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NORMAN — Kyler Murray revealed a surprising slice of information Monday. “I don't think I've taken a lot of big hits in my career playing football,” Murray said. “Maybe less than five. I think I do a good job of being safe out there.” The...

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Vettel needs to keep pressure on Hamilton in Germany

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Sebastian Vettel needs to keep the pressure on Lewis Hamilton at this weekend's German Grand Prix.At...

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Chase Briscoe wins door-banging overtime shootout at Eldora

ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Chase Briscoe held off Grant Enfinger on the dirt at Eldora Speedway in a door-banging overtime shootout...

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ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500.The...

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Truex, Furniture Row seeking new primary sponsor for 2019

DENVER (AP) — Furniture Row Racing and defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. are looking for a new sponsor.The...

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Dixon wins IndyCar race at Toronto for 3rd time

TORONTO (AP) — It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden's day until he hit a wall and opened the way for...

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Formula E paves way for electric cars on and off racetrack

NEW YORK (AP) — Unplug and go. Filling up a car is as simple as that, even if it's not gas flowing through the nozzle....

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Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — No matter which driver led Martin Truex Jr., the advantage always seemed temporary as he positioned himself...

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The Latest: Truex repeats at NASCAR Cup race in Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway (all times local):10:30 p.m.Martin Truex Jr....

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Newgarden leads IndyCar qualifying at Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Josef Newgarden took advantage of a rapidly drying track Saturday afternoon to take the pole position for the...

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Earnhardt leads all-analyst NASCAR booth in New Hampshire

NBC Sports is going with an all-analyst lineup headlined by Dale Earnhardt Jr.The network will use three analysts in the...

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Knaus signs extension as crew chief for 7-time champ Johnson

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Chad Knaus has signed a two-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020 to remain as crew...

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Bell rallies late to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Christopher Bell couldn't have started any worse in Friday night's NASCAR Xfinity Series race, which made...

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Drivers aim to expand Kentucky Speedway winners' club

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Speedway's winners club is seeking new members.The biggest challenge is a demanding screening...

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Martin Truex Jr. wins pole at Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky...

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Fan support has dwindled at Toronto IndyCar race

TORONTO (AP) — It has been nearly 10 years since Paul Godfrey brokered a deal to secure $2 million in provincial and municipal...

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Ben Rhodes wins in front of home state fans at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Ben Rhodes raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in front of his home state fans...

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Paul Tracy has no taste for 'vanilla' IndyCar racing

TORONTO (AP) — Paul Tracy wants drivers to get a little nastier.Back when he was racing, Tracy was famously involved in...

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Stock car racing team makes history, starts 3 female drivers

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Stock car racing team Venturini Motorsports has had a tradition of employing women that stretches back for...

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Hinchcliffe wins at Iowa for 1st victory of '18

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Less than two months after failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, James Hinchcliffe roared from...

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Hagan earns second straight Funny Car win

EPPING, N.H. (AP) — Matt Hagan won his second straight Funny Car race at the NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday.Hagan made it...

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Vettel puts neck on the line to beat Hamilton in British GP

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — After laboring with neck pain on Saturday, Sebastian Vettel found the perfect tonic 24 hours later...

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NASCAR's Cup Series a three-car race? 2nd half will tell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Erik Jones created so much smoke during his burnout that he had trouble breathing afterward.His...

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Pritchett secures No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying in NHRA

EPPING, N.H. (AP) — Leah Pritchett secured the No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel for the second consecutive season at New England...

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Erik Jones gets 1st Cup win in crash-filled race at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Erik Jones survived several gnarly wrecks, defending Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. on his...

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Stenhouse turns Daytona into demolition derby

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. turned Daytona into a demolition derby.Stenhouse triggered two wrecks Saturday...

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The Latest: Jones earns 1st career Cup win at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway (all times local):11:25...

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Newgarden looks for 2nd straight win and 4th of '18 at Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden's up-and-down season is back on an upswing after a dominant win...

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Hamilton snatches pole position from Vettel for British GP

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton prevailed in a tight battle with Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel to snatch pole...

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Larson gets Xfinity win after Haley's pass ruled illegal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Haley started last and crossed the finish line first.It would have been a stellar run in just...

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Elliott gives Hendrick, Chevy needed boost with Daytona pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott turned a lap of 194.045 mph to win the pole at Daytona International Speedway and give...

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Waid honored for NASCAR coverage with Squier-Hall Award

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Longtime racing writer Steve Waid is the 2018 recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR media...

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Stewart, Franchitti, Schumacher head Motorsports HOF class

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and...

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Earnhardt already a fan favorite after debut race in booth

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. leaned toward the track in the broadcast booth and hollered like a NASCAR fan at...

How OSU overcame a rough first quarter to lasso Boise State

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Over the final three quarters of their 44-21 victory over the No. 17 Broncos, Taylor Cornelius and the Cowboys shook whatever spirits might’ve been targeting them in the opening 15 minutes. OSU posted only 15 yards of offense in the first quarter...

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State trial likely first for man charged in fatal car attack

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state trial will likely be held for a man accused in a deadly car attack on protesters opposing a white...

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Vettel pips Mercedes pair in 2nd practice for British GP

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Sebastian Vettel was fastest ahead of Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in second...

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Williams' woes: Former F1 glories far away for British team

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — It has been 21 years since Williams claimed the last of its nine constructors' championships, and a...

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Suspect in Charlottesville attack pleads not guilty

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges in a deadly car attack on a crowd of...

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Toyota unveils Supra to race in NASCAR Xfinity Series in '19

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Toyota is the latest NASCAR manufacturer to switch models and go with a true sports car.The Japanese...

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The Latest: Brazil says injured Danilo out of World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup (all times local):1:20 a.m.Brazil right back Danilo is out of the World Cup after...

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Slide job! Chevrolet's performance plummets in new Camaro

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. has a proposition for the two guys dominating the NASCAR Cup Series: Swap cars...

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Man pleads not guilty to hate crimes in attack on protesters

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a...

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NASCAR's 'Young Stars' tired of blame for sport's woes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It was the finish NASCAR banked on as the genesis of its ballyhooed youth movement. Austin Dillon...

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NASCAR's 'Young Stars' tired of blame for sport's woes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It was the finish NASCAR banked on as the genesis of its ballyhooed youth movement.Austin Dillon and...

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The Latest: Victim's mother at hate-crime suspect's hearing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for a man charged with hate crimes in a deadly attack on protesters...

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Man pleads not guilty to hate crime charges in deadly car attack on protesters opposing a white nationalist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Man pleads not guilty to hate crime charges in deadly car attack on protesters opposing a white...

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Hamilton hopes to watch England in World Cup final

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is keeping July 15 free in his diary in case...

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Hamilton chasing record 6th British GP win at home race

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes' mishaps in Austria will make the team stronger and help him...

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Motorsports matriarch Dee Ann Andretti dies at 76

Dee Ann Andretti, the wife of famed driver Mario Andretti and matriarch of one of the most prominent families in motorsports,...

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Racing director Eric Boullier resigns from McLaren

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Struggling Formula One outfit McLaren has accepted Eric Boullier's resignation as racing director...

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Man charged with hate crimes in Virginia attack due in court

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man accused of driving a car into a crowd of protesters in Virginia during a white...

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Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race in wild finish

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson raced all over the track during an electric final lap. As Busch began to...

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The Latest: Kyle Busch wins Cup Series race at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway (all times local):4:34 p.m.Kyle Busch has...

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Mercedes' F1 weekend turns from perfect to painful in 1 hour

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — What seemed like a perfect race weekend for Mercedes at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday turned into...

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Calm Verstappen wins Austrian GP on bleak day for Mercedes

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Often criticized for taking his aggressive race style too far, Max Verstappen kept himself and his...

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Paul Menard wins pole for NASCAR Cup Series race

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Paul Menard won the pole Saturday for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.It's the...

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Martin Truex Jr. trying for 3rd straight win at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. just celebrated his 38th birthday. He has won two of his last three races. He is spending...

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Larson wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Chicagoland Speedway

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Once Kyle Larson got to the top of the track, it was all over.Larson used the high line Saturday at...

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Bottas edges Hamilton as Mercedes takes front row in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton went 1-2 in qualifying for the Austrian Grand...

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Brett Moffitt wins NASCAR Truck race at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night after...

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Elliott back at Chicagoland after strong Sonoma showing

JOILET, Ill. (AP) — Chase Elliott arrived at Chicagoland Speedway with a blister on his hand and a certain level of...

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NASCAR driver drawing praise for helping stranded family

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Jesse Iwuji was driving home last weekend when he encountered a potentially dangerous situation on the side...

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Hamilton, Bottas lead Austrian GP practice in upgraded cars

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were fastest in practice on Friday for the Austrian...

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NBC counts on Junior Nation to flock to NASCAR broadcast

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been pretty busy for a retired guy: Wife Amy gave birth to their first child, he hit the slopes in South...

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Correction: Auto Racing Glance story

In a June 27 glance on upcoming auto racing events, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the NASCAR Xfinity race...

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Ricciardo hints at staying with Red Bull after Honda deal

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo hinted Thursday that Red Bull's switch to Honda engines in 2019 might bring him...

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Suspect in Charlottesville attack charged with hate crimes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A reputed Hitler admirer accused of plowing a car into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville,...

Why Mike Gundy is showing the world his goofy side

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Oklahoma State and Boise State, opponents of Saturday, have built powerful programs over the past decade or so. But they sometimes zig where others zag. Boise has blue turf. OSU has Mike Gundy.

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Indy 500 winner Will Power hopes to get back on track

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Will Power got out of his broken-down car at the Road America garage and turned down a drink.He might...

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Sunny Sochi turns into World Cup playground

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Warm weather, beaches, amusement parks.It's not exactly what Australian fan Adam McKinley expected to find...

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Road warrior: Truex tricks Harvick on track, conquers Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. was running second as the laps dwindled in Sonoma, and crew chief Cole Pearn didn't...

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The Latest: Portugal, Spain want routine wins to advance

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local):1:10 a.m.Portugal and Spain want routine victories to...

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Blake Alexander raced to first NHRA Top Fuel victory

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Blake Alexander raced to his first Top Fuel victory Sunday in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA...

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The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. conquers Sonoma's road course

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local):Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR...

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Pole sitter Josef Newgarden roars to Road America victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden put in a lot of work to make his win at Road America look easy.With no caution flags...

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NASCAR Cup drivers taking on road course in Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series is ready to go racing in wine country.Northern California's own Kyle Larson starts...

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The Latest: Josef Newgarden wins IndyCar at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Road America (all times local):1:55 p.m.Pole sitter Josef Newgarden...

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World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race...

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Hamilton wins French GP to retake lead in F1 title race

LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Lewis Hamilton capitalized on a mistake by rival Sebastian Vettel to enjoy a wire-to-wire victory...

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Justin Haley races to first NASCAR Truck victory

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Justin Haley won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park for...

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NHRA: Clay Millican breaks Top Fuel track record in Norwalk

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Clay Millican broke the Top Fuel track speed record Saturday in rain-shortened qualifying at the Summit...

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Something different: NASCAR drivers embrace Sonoma challenge

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — William Byron recently got instruction on the finer points of road racing from two coaches. He also used...