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3:37 PM ET Associated Press ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Alex Palou sailed past Josef Newgarden with two laps remaining Sunday to win at Road America and reclaim the IndyCar points lead as Team Penske lost its third consecutive race because of a late caution. Newgarden started from the pole and led 32 of the 55
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5:50 PM ET Associated Press LEBANON, Tenn. — New Orleans Saints All-Pro running back Alvin Kamara has gone beyond being just a fan of NASCAR and sponsoring a car. He’s now advising NASCAR on how to add more fans as its first “Growth and Engagement Advisor.” “I’m excited they carved out a role for me,”
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7:39 PM ET Associated Press LEBANON, Tenn. — Kyle Busch raced to his 100th career Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway, where he won for the fourth time. Busch won in the Xfinity Series in 2009 and the Truck Series in 2010 and 2011, but the track closed the year he won his last
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7:33 PM ET Associated Press ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Romain Grosjean paced IndyCar’s opening practice at Road America and immediately wished he was not at the top of the board. “I don’t like topping free practice,” the Frenchman said after Friday’s session. Grosjean went 1 minute, 47.6781 seconds in his Dale Coyne Racing with RWR
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9:47 AM ET Mason Mount and his England teammates have Lando Norris in their sights after the McLaren Formula One driver’s brother set up racing simulators at their Euro 2020 training camp. Norris told reporters at the French Grand Prix at Le Castellet that some of the players had messaged to say they were trying
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10:53 AM ET Associated Press Rinus VeeKay was on a 75-mile training ride when he lost control of his bicycle, flew over the handlebars and landed so hard that he cracked his helmet and left shoulder. He said he twice nearly blacked out on the trail from the pain, and his trainer had to leave
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9:51 AM ET Formula One world championship leader Max Verstappen said on Thursday he was unhappy with Pirelli’s explanation for the high-speed tyre blowout that cost him victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Red Bull’s Verstappen suffered a left-rear failure on the straight while leading towards the end of the June 6 race in Baku.
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11:03 AM ET ESPN News Services Kevin Magnussen, fresh off his first win in eight years, will make his IndyCar debut as he continues to leave Formula One in his rearview mirror. Magnussen will race at Road America in Wisconsin this weekend for Arrow McLaren SP as the replacement driver for Felix Rosenqvist, who was
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1:38 PM ET Mercedes have postponed a Formula One test with French driver Romain Grosjean due to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, the seven-time world champions said on Wednesday. “We’re committed to giving Romain his chance in a Mercedes F1 car and we’re working to reschedule the test later this summer,” Mercedes said in a
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10:36 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — – Cody Shane Ware will make his IndyCar debut at Road America this weekend driving a car for Dale Coyne Racing that has an association with Ware’s father. Ware will drive the No. 52 Honda alongside full-time Coyne drivers Romain Grosjean and Ed Jones. The 25-year-old competes
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12:23 AM ET Associated Press Rinus VeeKay was injured in a cycling accident and will miss IndyCar’s race at Road America in Wisconsin this weekend, Ed Carpenter Racing said Tuesday. The team said VeeKay had surgery to repair a broken left clavicle and was being treated by IndyCar’s medical staff. The team said in a
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12:40 PM ET Associated Press Rinus VeeKay has been injured in a cycling accident and his status for IndyCar’s race at Road America this weekend is uncertain, Ed Carpenter Racing said Tuesday. The team said VeeKay was being treated for a clavicle injury by IndyCar’s medical staff. The team said in a statement the 20-year-old
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11:15 AM ET ESPN News Services Felix Rosenqvist has been released from a Detroit hospital one day after his violent crash Saturday, according to his team, Arrow McLaren SP. Rosenqvist appeared in trouble during Saturday’s race as he entered the sixth turn at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. With no way to stop or
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5:38 PM ET Associated Press EPPING, N.H. — John Force raced to his second Funny Car victory of the year and a record 153rd overall, beating teammate Robert Hight on Sunday in the NHRA New England Nationals. The 72-year-old Force had a 3.972-second run at 327.51 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro. “[The win] represents a
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3:48 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Pato O’Ward became IndyCar’s first repeat winner of the season by charging through the field Sunday on a final restart to steal the victory away from Josef Newgarden at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. O’Ward was fifth on a restart with seven laps remaining, but the 22-year-old
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6:21 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Marcus Ericsson raced to his first IndyCar victory Saturday in the action-packed opener of the doubleheader at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. The Swede became the seventh driver to win through seven IndyCar races this season, and he is the fourth first-time winner this year. It was
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4:33 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Felix Rosenqvist was taken to a Detroit hospital following a wall-smashing crash Saturday early in the IndyCar race on Belle Isle. The throttle appeared to stick in Rosenqvist’s car as he entered the sixth turn at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. With no way to stop or
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2:00 PM ET The new Extreme E electric off-road series has cancelled races in Brazil’s Amazon and Argentina’s Patagonia regions due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Scotland now a possible alternative, it said in a statement on Friday. The Amazon round was scheduled for Oct. 23-24 with the Glacier X Prix listed for Dec. 11-12.
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7:13 AM ET McLaren will enter Extreme E, an all-electric off-road championship, in 2022 as it expands its McLaren Racing brand into new series. 1 Related McLaren will race alongside teams owned by seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg. The series aims to raise awareness of environmental issues by
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6:58 AM ET Ferrari has named Benedetto Vigna as its new CEO, taking on the role that was left vacant when Louis Camilleri suddenly retired from the car company six months ago. Ferrari Chairman John Elkann occupied the role temporarily but has now appointed Vigna, who will join the car company on September 1. Vigna
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8:13 AM ET Red Bull boss Christian Horner has continued his war of words with Toto Wolff, criticising the way his Mercedes counterpart has criticised his own team’s recent performances. Mercedes has scored just six points over the past two races, Monaco and Azerbaijan, its worst performance over two consecutive races since the end of
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