Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas has been ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an “inner ear condition” and failed to pass a medical exam.

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F1 will invite companies to bid to become sole tire supplier

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany 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/Luca Bruno)

MONACO (AP) — Formula One’s governing body has invited companies to bid to become the sole supplier of F1 tires for a three-year period starting in 2017.

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Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

Matt Kenseth, right, talks with Tony Stewart before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.

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New dad Kyle Busch ready for racing

Kyle Busch waits in 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/Mike McCarn)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch says infant son Brexton can be anything he wants, even a race car driver. He just better be good.

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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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