Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Mercedes technical director leaving after season

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speeds down the track during Formula One testing at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the team of the 2014 season and will not be replaced.

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Hendrick up front, even without wins

Dale Earnhardt Jr. reaches for his helmet before a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race practice at Darlington Speedway in Darlington, S.C., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — One thing’s crystal clear as NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series heads into its annual Easter break — Hendrick Motorsports looks as strong as ever.

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Prosecutors: Ecclestone was afraid of losing grip

MUNICH (AP) — Munich prosecutors believe Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone allegedly bribed a German banker because he was afraid of losing his grip on the racing series.

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Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain speeds down the track during Formula One testing at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Stefano Domenicali resigned as Ferrari team principal on Monday and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America.

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Mike Conway wins wild IndyCar race at Long Beach

Mike Conway, of England, celebrates his win in the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach auto race, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — What seemed to be a Ryan Hunter-Reay runaway took a strange and sudden turn on the streets of Long Beach, where tempers flared long after Mike Conway took a surprising win.

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