Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Fernando Alonso leaves hospital after crash in F1 testing

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda is evacuated from the medical centre to the helicopter after crashing during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — McLaren says Fernando Alonso has left the hospital after being treated following a crash in Formula One testing.

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Busch crash leading to additional SAFER barriers at tracks

Tires are stacked in front of the inside retaining wall at Daytona International Speedway before the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race  in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Kyle Busch was injured in a crash Saturday in the same area. The track added the tires and plan to install a SAFER barrier system in the future. (AP Photo/David Graham)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Alonso making ‘solid recovery’ after crash in F1 testing

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda is evacuated from the medical centre to the helicopter after crashing during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is making a “solid recovery” after being concussed following a crash in Formula One testing and is staying in hospital for further observation.

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Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano had a shot to win the NASCAR championship last year. A flawed late pit stop cost him the chance, and he went into the offseason determined to get back into contention again.

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Matt Hagan races to second straight Funny Car victory

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Hagan raced to his second consecutive Funny Car victory of the season Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.

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