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IndyCar drivers eager to keep momentum as season nears

Last fall, James Hinchcliffe kept dance fans on their toes. Now he's hoping those memorable moves help the IndyCar Series take an even bigger step — expanding its audience. Less than two months after surprisingly toe-tapping his way to a runner-up finish on the hit show "Dancing With The Stars,"...

  • 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore [Pictures]

    2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Look through pictures of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore.

  • Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    Pictures: Baltimore's Checkered Flag Girls

    As roving ambassadors for Labor Day weekend's Baltimore Grand Prix, the Checkered Flag Girls will be appearing throughout the area in the weeks leading up to the event. With hundreds of thousands of car-crazed visitors expected for the three-day event, the Checkered Flag Girls may have their work...

  • Pictures: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup race winners

    Changes to rules this season expanded the Chase for the Championship field from 12 to 16. Any driver who scored a victory in the first 26 races of the season clinched a spot in the postseason, which started at Chicagoland with Brad Keselowski's 5th victory of the campaign.

  • The 98th Indianapolis 500

    The 98th Indianapolis 500

    American Ryan Hunter-Reay edges three-time winner Helio Castroneves to win the Indy 500 in the second-closest finish in history.

  • Baltimore Grand Prix [Pictures]

    Inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix

    Check out race and event photos from the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix. Upload your images in our reader photo gallery.

  • Pictures: Baltimore Grand Prix

    Baltimore Grand Prix Plan

    The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix road race will hit the Inner Harbor Labor Day weekend. Here are some photos of the lead-up to the event, which begins Sept. 2.

  • NASCAR looks for 'edgy' feel in Monster Energy sponsorship

    NASCAR looks for 'edgy' feel in Monster Energy sponsorship

    Calling the brand "edgy" "cool" and "global," Brian France welcomed Monster Energy as the new title sponsor of the NASCAR Cup Series. The series name or logo was not revealed in Thursday's press conference, staged in Las Vegas during the season-ending Champion's Week. But at least the suspense...

  • Nico Rosberg finishes second, wins first Formula One title

    Nico Rosberg finishes second, wins first Formula One title

    German driver Nico Rosberg held his nerve to win the Formula One championship for the first time after finishing second at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday.  Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the race from pole position for his 53rd GP win.  Rosberg was 12 points ahead of his...

  • Jimmie Johnson counting beyond 7 titles in chasing NASCAR history

    Jimmie Johnson counting beyond 7 titles in chasing NASCAR history

    HOMESTEAD — So, Mr. Johnson, what are the chances of you winning an eighth Cup season title? Too soon? Hardly. It's going to be a permanent and persistent question for Jimmie Johnson after he reached the seven-time NASCAR Parthenon, joining Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt this past weekend. Johnson's...

  • Jimmie Johnson captures 7th NASCAR Cup title in season-finale

    Jimmie Johnson captures 7th NASCAR Cup title in season-finale

    HOMESTEAD — NASCAR's Mount Rushmore is three-fourths complete: Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt, say hello to Jimmie Johnson. Johnson joined the two biggest names in NASCAR history as seven-time Cup season champions on a night where the fortuitous heavens parted, beckoning Johnson to join the cool-kids...

  • Crash leaves Carl Edwards' hopes of NASCAR title in ruins again

    Crash leaves Carl Edwards' hopes of NASCAR title in ruins again

    It was five years to the day since the most heart-breaking loss of Carl Edwards' career. That was when he led the most laps in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speeway but lost the Sprint Cup Series championship to Tony Stewart on a tiebreaker in the closest championship finish in NASCAR history....

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