Posts Tagged Automobile racing

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, driver Kyle Larson stands in the garage during a practice session for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, March 29, 2015,failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement Sunday that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more testing. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was ruled out of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session.

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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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