Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Hamilton posts fastest time in 3rd practice at Bahrain GP

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, signs autographs to spectators  flanked by his teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain prior to the the third free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position for the first time after clinching his fourth straight pole of the season on Saturday, finishing well ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

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Power, Pagenaud fastest in 2 practice rounds at Long Beach

Juan Pablo Montoya drives during a practice for the IndyCar Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach auto race on Friday, April 17, 2015 in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Team Penske drivers Will Power and Simon Pagenaud have the fastest time through two rounds of practice at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Coyne makes last-minute driver change for Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Dale Coyne Racing replaced Carlos Huertas on the opening day of the Long Beach Grand Prix with a driver who will be making his IndyCar Series debut.

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RCR takes Newman penalties to final appeals officer

Craig Dalton checks tire pressures before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR’s penalties against Ryan Newman’s team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Matt Kenseth wins pole at Bristol Motor Speedway

Matt Kenseth makes his way around the track during practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Bristol, Tenn. Kenseth will start on the pole Sunday. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth, a three-time winner at Bristol Motor Speedway, has won the pole for Sunday’s race.

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