Automobile racing

The Hendrick Motorsports race crew for driver Chase Elliott prepare for practice prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 22, 2017 - 7:09 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch's run in NASCAR's playoff opener went from dominant to dud because of mistakes on pit road. Clean up those gaffes, and Busch again just may have the car to the beat. Busch made it 2 for 2 in playoff poles, turning a lap of 135.049 mph to take the top spot Friday at...
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Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
September 22, 2017 - 3:11 pm
MILAN (AP) — On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at Donatella Versace's joyous, celebratory, healing runway tribute Friday to her brother Gianni Versace, 20 years after his slaying in Miami. And it culminated with her own reckoning with how she has born the weight of her...
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August 27, 2017 - 5:54 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Jeremy Clements battled Matt Tifft down the stretch at Road America before pulling away to the finish line after the two leaders spun out near the end of the second-to-last lap for his first career Xfinity Series victory. Working with fresh tires down the stretch, Clements...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, center, jubilates on the podium after winning the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany placed second and Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia placed third. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
August 27, 2017 - 1:10 pm
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — For a brief moment, Lewis Hamilton feared he had lost the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Sebastian Vettel, on quicker tires with about 10 laps to go, drove up right alongside him on a long straight, and Hamilton thought "this might be it." But the British driver...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 27, 2017 - 11:50 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points. Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 27, 2017 - 10:39 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points. Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
August 27, 2017 - 9:39 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points. Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled...
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Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time F1 world champion Michael Schumacher, drives an exhibition lap ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Mick Schumacher marked the 25th anniversary of his father's maiden Grand Prix victory by demonstrating one of his championship-winning cars ahead of Sunday's race in Belgium. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
August 27, 2017 - 8:14 am
SPA-FRANORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Marking the 25th anniversary of Michael Schumacher's first Formula One win, his teenage son Mick drove demonstration laps in an old F1 car ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Schumacher, who is 18, drove 1994 F1 model of the Benetton B194 that his father...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, shakes hands with Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, center, after the qualifying session ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Lewis Hamilton has secured pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix, equalling Michael Schumacher's record of 68 career poles. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
August 26, 2017 - 1:06 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — On a track loved by Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton equaled the Formula One great's record by securing a 68th pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday. "It's a special day, definitely," Hamilton said. "I feel very proud to be up there with him." The...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the qualifying session ahead of the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
August 26, 2017 - 11:24 am
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel says it was a "no-brainer" to extend his contract with Ferrari for three more years but it still took him until late August to do so. The German driver, who was out of contract at the end of this season after joining...
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