Auto Racing

NAPA to sponsor Rossi's bid for back-to-back Indy 500 wins

Defending Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi will have NAPA Auto Parts as the primary sponsor of the No. 98 car for the second straight year at IndyCar's biggest race

Spectator killed during 1st stage of Monte Carlo rally race

A spectator was killed after being hit by a car during the first stage of the season-opening Monte Carlo rally, race organizers said

'Cars 3' star Wilson named Daytona 500 grand marshal

'Cars 3' star Owen Wilson named grand marshal for Daytona 500

Only on AP: Son reflects on BP's Hall of Fame NASCAR career

Former AP sports writer Keith Parsons remembers his late father ahead of Benny Parsons' NASCAR Hall of Fame induction

Jean Argetsinger, pillar of US road racing, dies at 97

Jean Argetsinger, the matriarch of early American road racing and a leader in the creation of the International Motor Racing Research Center, has died at 97. Argetsinger, who was predeceased by her husband Cameron in 2008, died Monday.

Ford finally gets to publicly celebrate signing SHR

Ford Performance signed Stewart-Haas Racing nearly a year ago, but had to wait for the team to honor its existing contracts before it could finally celebrate the new partnership

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World Motor Sport Council approves sale of F1 to Liberty

The World Motor Sport Council has approved Formula One being sold to Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion

Darlington to celebrate late 1980s with throwback weekend

Darlington Raceway will celebrate the late 1980s when it hosts its third throwback weekend at the Southern 500 next Labor Day weekend

IndyCar keeps Firestone on board with contract extension

The IndyCar Series is keeping longtime tire supplier Firestone on board with a multi-year contract extension