Autos: News

Hamlin looking for season turnaround with repeat victory at Loudon

Saturday  05:05,   21 july 2018
nascar

Defending New Hampshire Motor Speedway race winner Denny Hamlin is hoping that the good vibes and his excellent record at the track will translate into a positive season turnaround this weekend. The perennial Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series[...]
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Ryan Preece returns to Loudon, scene of his breakout performance

Saturday  05:05,   21 july 2018
nascar

What Ryan Preece accomplished last year at New Hampshire Motor Speedway helped propel him to unqualified success in a limited run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Preece didnt win last years race, but his second-place finish opened eyes throughout the[...]

Joey Logano on 'Big Three': 'We're not quite at that level yet'

Saturday  05:05,   21 july 2018
nascar

Joey Logano isn’t a part of NASCAR’s current “Big Three” of Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. — but he may be close. The Team Penske driver has rebounded rather buoyantly this season, a year removed from missing the 2017[...]

Nine of top 10 finishers at Eldora had something in common ...

Saturday  05:05,   21 july 2018
nascar

The annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway is nearly impossible to prepare for because its the lone race on dirt all year. Note: Nearly. RELATED: Full race results There is a way drivers can ready themselves for the[...]

NASCAR drivers rip Dale Jr. for considering wearing throwback shirt of himself

Friday  23:26,   20 july 2018
ftw.usatoday

Should NASCAR drivers wear their own throwback gear? You tell us.For some quick background, Junior told everyone last week that he checks eBay on a daily basis looking for one specific t-shirt: his dad's NASCAR Rookie of the Year shirt from 1979.[...]

Volvo Moves XC60 Production to Avoid Tariffs on Chinese Imports

Friday  20:31,   20 july 2018
motortrend

U.S.-bound XC60s will be built in EuropeSpeaking with Reuters, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the shift has already started. "We will of course reshuffle here and take XC60s for the U.S. ... from our factory in Europe, and let China produce for[...]

Mark Wahlberg is now a Chevy dealer in Columbus, Ohio

Friday  20:31,   20 july 2018
autoblog

Movie star, burger kingpin, now Chevrolet.Powered[...]

Department of Transportation Slams NHTSA over Mishandled Takata Recalls and Institutional Problems

Friday  19:26,   20 july 2018
caranddriver

Once again, the agency’s competence is called into question by an Inspector General review.It is yet another dismaying analysis of the agency since the last OIG report, published in June 2015, which followed the General Motors ignition-switch[...]

Verstappen sets new lap record in second German GP practice

Friday  19:16,   20 july 2018
ap.org

Max Verstappen set a new lap record in leading the second practice session for the German Grand Prix on Friday. The 20-year-old Dutch driver clocked 1 minute, 13.085 seconds to eclipse veteran Kimi Raikkonen's time of 1:13.78 from 2004.Verstappen[...]

Ricciardo posts fastest time in 1st German GP practice run

Friday  17:50,   20 july 2018
ap.org

Daniel Ricciardo was fractionally faster than Lewis Hamilton in the first practice session for the German Grand Prix on Friday. The Red Bull driver topped the charts by just .0004 seconds ahead of Hamilton's Mercedes. His pace may count for little,[...]

Volkswagen wants to build I.D. Buzz, Crozz in the U.S.

Friday  17:33,   20 july 2018
autoblog

Top exec says VW 'wants to localize electric mobility in the U.S.'Powered[...]

Martin Truex Jr. seeks new sponsor, first win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Friday  01:33,   20 july 2018
usatoday

Martin Truex Jr., who will need to replace a primary sponsor, is coming off a victory last weekend at Kentucky and an ESPY win for best driver.LOUDON, N.H. — Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his Furniture Row[...]

Joe Gibbs Racing returns to New Hampshire, where current Cup dominance began last July

Thursday  22:41,   19 july 2018
nbcsports

Since Denny Hamlin's win in Loudon last July, Joe Gibbs Racing leads Cup in wins, top fives, top 10s and more.Then the series went to New Hampshire Motor[...]

NASCAR Roundtable: The playoff picture becomes clearer

Thursday  22:40,   19 july 2018
msn

On this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we talk the upcoming playoffs including who needs a win, who can challenge the 'Big 3' and who could pick up a win at NHMS this weekend. Martin Truex Jr. won on Saturday to keep the 'Big[...]

First McLaren Senna in North America Delivered

Thursday  22:35,   19 july 2018
motortrend

Special paint color named after its ownerMcLaren has already sold all 500 copies of the Senna, and the automaker estimates about a third were ordered by customers in North America. Now, McLaren has delivered its very first Senna on the continent,[...]