Autos: News

Audi CEO Arrested in Connection to Dieselgate Denied Bail

Friday  22:55,   17 august 2018
msn

The court believes Rupert Stadler could try to tamper with evidence if released.Suspended Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, 55, was arrested in connection to Volkswagen Auto Group's "Dieselgate" emissions scandal back in mid-June. Despite prosecutors saying[...]
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Kasey Kahne on his NASCAR retirement: I’ve ‘had enough at this point’

Friday  19:06,   17 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

The veteran NASCAR driver elaborated on his decision to retire now and why he was able to walk away from money on the table.Will he still do a few races? How long had he been pondering this? What convinced him now is the right[...]

Renault to introduce new floor in Belgian GP

Friday  19:06,   17 august 2018
msn

Renault will introduce a new floor as well as other aerodynamic parts for next weekend's Belgian Grand Prix in its bid to maintain its place at the head of Formula 1's midfield battle.Powered[...]

Formula 1 needs McLaren back from 'turmoil' - Horner

Friday  19:06,   17 august 2018
msn

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner hopes rival squad McLaren can recover from its present "turmoil" because Formula 1 "needs McLaren to be performing" given its history.Powered[...]

IndyCar preview – ABC Supply 500

Friday  19:05,   17 august 2018
nbcsports

The final four races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series begin this weekend with the ABC Supply 500 from Pocono Raceway.Last year, Will Power overcame damage to both his rear bumper pod and front wing – repairs for the latter also saw him fall off[...]

Inside RPM: Bubba Wallace earns respect from fans, crew

Friday  19:05,   17 august 2018
nbcsports

Bubba Wallace often thanks his crew after each practice: 'Showing them the appreciation and giving them the love that they deserve.'Part 1: Putting together a game plan for[...]

Toyota Withdraws Grand Prix of Long Beach Sponsorship After 44 Years

Friday  18:15,   17 august 2018
msn

The legendary open-wheel event is now on the hunt for a new title sponsor.The 2018 running of the Long Beach Grand Prix marked Toyota's 44th consecutive year of sponsorship of the event, and as revealed on Thursday, its last. Event officials[...]

Johnny Sauter wins NASCAR Truck race at Bristol

Friday  16:15,   17 august 2018
ap.org

Johnny Sauter took the lead when John Hunter Nemechek slowed because of late fuel pump issues, then held off Stewart Friesen on Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season. The[...]

Kyle Larson predicts 'fun change' ahead for Kasey Kahne

Friday  06:01,   17 august 2018
nascar

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Add close friend Kyle Larson to the list of people surprised by Kasey Kahne’s Thursday announcement that 2018 would mark his last season in NASCAR. Larson and Kahne both split time last weekend between Michigan International[...]

Battle for Xfinity Series playoff points intensifies as regular season winds down

Friday  06:00,   17 august 2018
nascar

It was the kind of finish in a rough-and-tumble race that should’ve had Cole Custer encouraged leaving Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Yet, while the seventh-place finish extended Custer’s streak of consecutive[...]

NHRA: Is this the weekend John Force claims a milestone 150th career win?

Thursday  23:45,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

Force is the winningest driver at Brainerd with 11 career wins.Come Sunday, however, Brainerd officials may want to consider a new statue to add to their civic heritage: that of legendary NHRA Funny Car driver John[...]

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. to replace Alonso at McLaren

Thursday  22:25,   16 august 2018
ap.org

Carlos Sainz Jr. will leave Renault to drive for McLaren in Formula One next year as a replacement for Fernando Alonso. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file) WOKING, England (AP) Carlos Sainz Jr. will leave Renault to drive for McLaren in Formula One next [...]

Inside Richard Petty Motorsports: Searching for sponsorship

Thursday  19:30,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

While the team searches for sponsorship for seven of the final 13 races of this season, CEO Brian Moffitt said conversations are good for 2019 sponsorship.Part 1: Putting together a game plan for[...]

Xfinity Series leader Christopher Bell to pull double duty at Bristol

Thursday  16:56,   16 august 2018
msn

NASCAR Xfinity Series points leader Christopher Bell is getting some unexpected double duty this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.KBM has tapped Bell – who won last season’s Truck championship with KBM – to drive the No. 51 Toyota in the[...]

Kaulig Racing to field second entry in Indianapolis Xfinity race

Thursday  05:00,   16 august 2018
nbcsports

Ryan Truex and the No. 11 Chevrolet will be joined by a "big driver" in the No. 10 Chevrolet.Powered[...]