Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Almirola wins rain-shortened NASCAR at Daytona

Track officials check on the condition of Kyle Busch, still in the car, after he flipped over in a multi-car crash during the NASCAR Sprint cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Ron Sanders)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty’s famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999.

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First lap crash halts F1 British Grand Prix

Britain's Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes centre, who won the race, Finland's Valtteri Bottas of Williams, left, who finished second, and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo, right,  of Red Bull finished third stand n the podium after winning the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg’s lead in the drivers’ championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season.

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IndyCar driver Hawksworth out with heart contusion

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Jack Hawksworth will miss Sunday’s race at Pocono with a heart contusion.

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France: NASCAR to discuss changes to 2015 schedule

CORRECTS TO BRIAN-Brian France, CEO and Chairman of NASCAR answers questions during a news conference the prior to the Sprint cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France said Saturday “robust” discussion will go into setting the 2015 schedule.

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