• Chase Elliott’s NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott suffered a setback to his championship hopes when NASCAR penalized his Hendrick Motorsports team Tuesday for a modification to his Chevrolet in the opening round of the playoffs.

    Updated: 4:37 pm

  • Kasey Kahne to stay in NASCAR and drive for Leavine in 2018

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne will stay in NASCAR next season and drive for Leavine Family Racing in the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro.

    Updated: 4:10 pm

  • Veteran Grubb named crew chief for rest of Kahne’s season

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports has replaced driver Kasey Kahne’s crew chief for the rest of the season.

  • Gamble on Newgarden leads to 15th title for Roger Penske

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske’s drivers had just finished 1-2-3 in the IndyCar standings, and shaking up his lineup didn’t seem to be a priority.

  • Truex opens NASCAR’s playoffs with win at Chicagoland

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. stretched his arms to his side and waited for a shower of green slime , the colored goop traditionally poured over the heads of game-show contestants and A-list celebrities.

  • Police make ID in plane crash that took NASCAR racer’s life

    NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the second person killed in a Connecticut plane crash that claimed the life of NASCAR modified champion racer Ted Christopher.

  • Hamilton wins Singapore GP as title rival Vettel crashes

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Lewis Hamilton profited from the chaos to win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his championship lead on Sunday, while title rival Sebastian Vettel lost huge ground after crashing out on the first lap.

  • 2 die in Denmark race after car hits spectators

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two race officials died Saturday after being hit by a rally car which came off the road in western Denmark.

  • Verstappen fastest in final Singapore GP practice

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Having clinched pole position and with his rival qualifying in fifth, Sebastian Vettel is perfectly placed to wrestle back the championship lead from Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix.

  • Playoffs? Sponsors, Twitter spats headline NASCAR opener

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is playing out the string in his final NASCAR season, leaving a mammoth opening for some driver to capture the sport’s attention and become its next most popular star.