• Dale Jr prepares for 600th race after creating own legacy

    FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn’t help thinking about his first time.

  • Hamilton fastest in 1st practice sessions for Australian GP

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has already delivered the faster speeds that Formula One rule changes were designed to achieve, going under the racing lap record during practice Friday for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

  • 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.