Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

Winner Will Power is flanked by second place finisher Juan Pablo Montoya, left, and third place finisher Tony Kanaan after the Milwaukee Mile IndyCar auto race Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in West Allis, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs.

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Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

Jeff Gordon enters winner's circle during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jeff Gordon’s third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart.

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Morgan Lucas wins in Top Fuel at Brainerd

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas won for the third time in his career at Brainerd International Raceway on Sunday to close the rain-plagued Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.

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Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

Will Power makes his way through turn four during the Milwaukee Mile IndyCar auto race Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in West Allis, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator.

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Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway.

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