• More races, more friction in the future for F1

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The new owners of Formula One are planning to have more races and a greater presence in North America, and wouldn’t mind revving up the ratings with some extra friction among drivers.

  • 1970 Daytona 500 winner Pete Hamilton dies at 74

    Pete Hamilton, who captured the Daytona 500 in 1970 and won twice at Talladega Superspeedway the next year, has died at 74.

  • Faster F1 cars means bigger, stronger drivers for 2017

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Renault driver Niko Hulkenberg has the kind of name that sounds like big could be his thing.

  • More speed, but will Formula One be more of the same?

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Faster cars and fiercer competition are the great expectations of the new regulations in Formula One, yet the championship outlook hasn’t altered much ahead of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

  • Employee calling tourist racing track in Las Vegas unsafe

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An employee driving instructor who has refused to sign a declaration that a tourist-oriented exotic auto racing track near Las Vegas is safe has filed a lawsuit in state court asking a judge to close the course so it can be redesigned.

  • Aussie Ricciardo tipping much faster Red Bull in 2017

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo is confident his Red Bull is faster than the car he drove to third place in the Formula One drivers’ championship last season.