Posts Tagged Automobile racing

AP Source: IndyCar sets April 12 New Orleans date

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season’s inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, a person close to the situation said.

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Kenseth launches anti-bullying children’s book

Driver Joey Logano (22) leads Matt Kenseth (20) and Brad Keselowski (2) during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Championship-winning race car driver Matt Kenseth can now put a children’s book on his resume.

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Resurgent Red Bull showing signs of improvement

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia won the race, Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany finished second and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland third. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — As Mercedes tries to get to grips with the latest dispute between its two bickering drivers in their tussle for the Formula One title, Red Bull is quietly enjoying an encouraging return to form.

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Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power 10th

Sebastien Bourdais, (11), loses control and collides with Ryan Briscoe, (8), during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma IndyCar series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Elijah Nouvelage)

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power recovered from a mid-race spin to finish 10th heading to the season finale.

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Ricciardo beats Rosberg to win Belgian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain  leads his teammate Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany during the Belgium Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SPA, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead and deepened his rift with Lewis Hamilton. The gloves are now well and truly off between the Mercedes rivals in their bitter fight for the Formula One title.

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