Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

Race fans take photos of NASCAR auto race driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, as he walks to the media center for a news conference at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday’s race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather.

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Hamilton fastest in practice ahead of British GP qualifying

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on his car after achieving pole position before the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Saturday, July 4, 2015. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July 5. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Championship leader Lewis Hamilton produced another formidable performance in qualifying at the British Grand Prix on Saturday to clinch pole position for the eighth time in nine races this season.

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NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks

In this June 30, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives at a house party in Bedford, N.H. Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party’s presidential contenders do more to condemn Trump, who’s refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump.

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Kyle Busch involved in multi-car crash in Daytona return

Crew members for Greg Biffle repair damage to his car after he was involved in a wreck during a NASCAR Sprint Cup practice session at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, July 3, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February.

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With changes looming, calls to reconnect with F1 fans

Members of the public watch a practice session before the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Friday, July 3, 2015. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July 5. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Bumper-to-bumper traffic queues just to see the practice sessions on Friday at Silverstone, and a record 350,000 expected this weekend present a vision of Formula One being in robust health.

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