Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Logano says NASCAR can learn from IndyCar on safety crews

Joey Logano looks out of the garage before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano says NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe this week and the importance of having a regular safety crew at each race.

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Johnson ‘shocked’ NASCAR questioned side skirt issue

Jimmie Johnson prepares to climb into his car before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he was “shocked” to learn NASCAR was looking into whether his No. 48 team illegally altered the car’s side skirts during last weekend’s All-Star race.

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Water ferry returns for 2015 Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

DETROIT (AP) — A water ferry service will return this year to take spectators from the mainland to the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix auto race course.

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Drivers launch fan survey to make Formula 1 more exciting

McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain puts on his earplugs during the first practice session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One drivers launched an extensive survey in 12 languages on Thursday as part of increased efforts to make the sport more exciting by seeking input from alienated fans.

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Hamilton posts fastest time in 1st practice at Monaco GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car, during the first free practice at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Thursday, May 21 2015. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest times in the first two practice sessions of the Monaco Grand Prix, but it was 17-year-old Max Verstappen who caught the eye with a superb drive in the morning.

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