• Josef Newgarden leaving Ed Carpenter for IndyCar promotion

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden has informed Ed Carpenter he will not return to the IndyCar team next season.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, checks his car at the garage at the Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, ahead of Sunday's Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Advantage Rosberg as F1 title fight resumes at stormy Sepang

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Rainy weather may be the only thing that can stop Mercedes from clinching a third straight Formula One constructors’ title at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, as new championship leader Nico Rosberg seeks to capitalize on his current edge over teammate Lewis Hamilton.

  • Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt prepares to drive his modified Corvette on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Las Vegas. Schmidt was paralyzed from the neck down in a crash 16 years ago. His car uses four cameras to monitor his head and transmit his movements to the tires. He breathes into a tube to accelerate and sucks the air out when he wants to brake. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

    Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech’s potential

    DETROIT (AP) — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He’s raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn’t been able to drive around his neighborhood — until now.

  • President Barack Obama shakes hands with Kyle Busch as he accepts a race car helmet as a gift during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, honoring the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Obama celebrates Sprint Cup with NASCAR’s Kyle Busch

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating NASCAR’s winning team — and eyeing the team’s wheels.