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2018 F1 calendar approved; Brazil GP security issue raised

PARIS (AP) Formula One races in Bahrain and China will swap places early in the season as initially planned following approval of the 2018 F1 calendar on Wednesday. Motor sport’s governing body FIA confirmed the proposed...

Todt re-elected unopposed as FIA president

PARIS (AP) Jean Todt has been re-elected unopposed for a third term as FIA president. FIA says in a statement on Friday that the 71-year-old Frenchman was handed a third and final four-year term in office...

Better reliability and team harmony keys to Hamilton’s title

PARIS (AP) Lewis Hamilton credits improved reliability from Mercedes and a better relationship with his teammate as key factors behind his fourth Formula One championship. He scored points in every F1 race this year, a first...

Indian tycoon’s lawyer rebuts government extradition case

LONDON (AP) Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya is refuting the Indian government’s charge that he obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in bank loans that he knew he wouldn’t be able to repay. Lawyer Clare Montgomery said...

Julian Maha Wins Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

LAS VEGAS (AP) The NASCAR Foundation awarded the Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award to an Alabama physician who founded an organization that works to improve the lives of autistic children. KultureCity, the organization founded by Dr....

Earnhardt wins most popular for 15th year

LAS VEGAS (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrapped up his final season as a NASCAR driver with one last piece of hardware. He won the Most Popular Driver Award on Thursday night for the 15th consecutive time. ...

Truex honored as NASCAR’s newest champion

It was fitting for Martin Truex Jr. to be introduced as NASCAR’s newest champion by his buddy Dale Earnhardt Jr. It was Earnhardt who helped Truex venture out of New Jersey to give it a go in...

Alfa Romeo Sauber confirms F1 seats for Leclerc, Ericsson

ARESE, Italy (AP) The newly rebranded Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team announced Saturday that its 2018 driver lineup will consist of Charles Leclerc and Marcus Ericsson. Formula Two champion Leclerc, who is a product of Ferrari’s...

Marchionne: Ferrari could quit F1 over proposed changes

ARESE, Italy (AP) Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says the threat that the Italian team could leave Formula One is a ”serious” one. Marchionne is unhappy with the sport’s proposed 2021 engine rules, which were revealed at...

Danica Patrick heads into a new phase of life after racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Danica Patrick blazed her way through motorsports like no woman ever had. She was fearless in an Indy car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a white-knuckle track that has shaken the nerves of many...
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San Jose Sharks sign goalie Troy Grosenick to 2-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The San Jose Sharks have re-signed goalie Troy Grosenick to a two-year contract extension.General manager Doug Wilson announced on...

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