Column: Racing is racing, but the shoulder-shrug approach doesn't make the scorecard from Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway any easier to accept
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete....

In the weeks leading up to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, The Associated Press will take a brief look at the 99 editions that shaped "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
RACE: 76th Indianapolis 500...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Amelia had to park early at Talladega Superspeedway
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. parked "Amelia" early at Talladega Superspeedway, brought his favorite car back onto the track, then wrecked again....

Courtney Force won the Funny Car final Sunday in the NHRA SpringNationals, the fifth consecutive event with a female winner
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) -- Courtney Force won the Funny Car final Sunday in the NHRA SpringNationals, the fifth consecutive event with a female winner....

Brad Keselowski won a demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway, where multiple wrecks caused two cars to go airborne and led to millions of dollars in damage to race teams
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Two cars went airborne, 35 were involved in an accident of some kind, and Danica Patrick had the wind knocked out of her in a vicious crash into the wall....

Ozz Negri and John Pew put Michael Shank Racing back into Victory Lane for the first time since the 2012 Rolex 24 At Daytona, and Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook gave the Ford GT team fielded by Chip Ganassi Racing its first victory
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) -- Ozz Negri and John Pew put Michael Shank Racing back into Victory Lane for the first time since the 2012 Rolex 24 At Daytona, and Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook gave the Ford GT team fielded by Chip Ganassi Racing its first victory Sunday in the two-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca....

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton battled through the pack for second
SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crashes and battled through the pack for second....


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