Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Joe Gibbs on son: most courageous person I’ve been around

Nascar team owner Joe Gibbs, addresses the media about the condition of his son J.D. Gibbs in the media center prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, March 29, 2015. Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function," which likely stem from a head injury suffered earlier in life. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Gibbs says his son, J.D., is his hero and the most courageous person he’s ever been around.

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Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany tosses his trophy in the air on the podium after winning the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, March 29, 2015.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title contender.

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Courtney Force tops Funny Car qualifying

CORCORD, N.C. (AP) — Courtney Force top Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.

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Roger Penske warns NASCAR team not to manipulate tires

Team owners Roger Penske, left, and Bobby Rahal, shake hands as they walk to pit road before practice for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Friday, March 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The race takes place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races.

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Hamilton takes pole position for Malaysian Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, center, of Britain poses with teammate Nico Rosberg, left, of Germany and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany after qualifying for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Hamilton took pole position for Sunday's race ahead of Vettel. Rosberg finished third. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes he can end Mercedes’ dominant run in Formula One by winning Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix after qualifying second on Saturday and ending the Silver Arrows’ long run of front-row lockouts.

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