IndyCar

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, races through turn two during practice for the IndyCar Grand Prix of Houston auto race, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Andretti to replace GoDaddy as sponsor on 27 car

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Andretti Autosport will announce a new primary sponsor Saturday to replace GoDaddy next season on the car currently driven by James Hinchcliffe. Andretti gave no indication Friday on the progression of […]

10/18/2013

James Hinchcliffe, left, talks to a smiling Marco Andretti in the pits after Andretti qualified on the pole for Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 400 auto race, Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Andretti to run electric car series

Andretti Autosport announced Wednesday it has signed on as the third team to compete in the environmentally friendly FIA Formula E championship, which will feature electric cars racing in 10 cities around the world beginning […]

07/17/2013

Race car driver Jason Leffler (AP Photo)

Leffler dies after accident in dirt car event

BRIDGEPORT, N.J. (AP) — NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway. The 37-year-old Leffler, a two-time winner on the NASCAR […]

06/12/2013

Tony Kanaan of Brazil races to win the 2013 Indianapolis 500 auto race, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo)

Tony Kanaan ends heartbreak with Indy 500 victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tony Kanaan had one more lap, one anticlimactic last lap under the yellow caution flag, to end 12 years of frustration in the Indianapolis 500. He flipped up his visor to wipe […]

05/26/2013

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10 things to know about the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 is Sunday with a wide-open field and a pair of drivers trying to join the elite list of four-time winners. Two Americans start on the […]

05/25/2013

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Facts and figures of the 97th Indianapolis 500

(AP) – Facts and figures of the 97th Indianapolis 500-mile race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: EVENT — The 97th Indianapolis 500. DISTANCE — 500 miles; 200 laps around the asphalt-on-brick Indianapolis Motor Speedway […]

05/25/2013

Danica Patrick

Patrick: Another Indy 500 ‘less and less likely’

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick still follows the Indianapolis 500 closely, even pre-organizing her race day schedule this Sunday so she can watch most of the event. As for participating in the race again, […]

05/24/2013

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Sato 1st Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race on Sunday in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The win came in Sato’s 52nd career start, and was the first for A.J. Foyt Racing since Airton Dare won Kansas in 2002.

04/21/2013

Security stepped up at Calif. sports, music events

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Mayor Bob Foster and Police Chief Jim McDonnell say extra security precautions will be in place for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend but there are no specific threats or intelligence to cause concern.

04/16/2013

Chevrolet to pull all 11 IndyCar engines

(AP) – Chevrolet has decided to change the engines for all 11 of its IndyCar teams prior to Sunday’s race at Long Beach. The decision by the manufacturer means all of its drivers will drop […]

04/12/2012