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  • We get the green flag on the Michael Andretti street sign in Allentown

     
    Thanks to a number of Warrior spies who took the time to provide information, I think I've solved most of the mystery over the street-name sign spotted by city resident Joe Holler on Hamilton Street at the Ninth Street intersection in early December....
  • Andretti family to welcome twins

     
    The Andretti family - the iconic racing clan from Nazareth - will soon be a little bigger. Michael Andretti, the son of racing legend Mario Andretti, announced Monday on Twitter that he and wife Jodi, 38, are expecting twins. "Life......
  • Dario Franchitti seriously hurt, 13 fans injured in IndyCar crash

    Four-time IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae, broke his right ankle and sustained a concussion when his car went airborne into a catch fence during the final lap of the Grand Prix of Houston on Sunday, with flying debris...
  • Californian JR Hildebrand loses ride in IndyCar racing series

    JR Hildebrand, who came within a few hundred yards of winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2011, lost his ride with the Panther Racing team after another accident in this year's Indy 500. In its announcement Thursday, Panther said it parted...
  • New buzz around IndyCar Series and a new oval on the way

    New buzz around IndyCar Series and a new oval on the way
    The IndyCar Series has had a pretty bumpy ride over the last few years with a dwindling fan base, low TV ratings, the death of rising star Dan Wheldon and more recently, a management fiasco.  But IndyCar may be turning the corner. “We're in a...
  • A Tribute To Dan Wheldon, One Year Later

    A Tribute To Dan Wheldon, One Year Later
    INDIANAPOLIS - Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of IndyCar driver and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon at the Izod IndyCar Series World Championship in Las Vegas. Various tributes have poured in over the past year...
  • Ed Carpenter reflects on Dan Wheldon a year after his death

    Ed Carpenter reflects on Dan Wheldon a year after his death
    INDIANAPOLIS - With a nearly empty shop behind him, time can fly by pretty quickly during the Izod IndyCar Series off-season. For Ed Carpenter, that feeling encompasses a year. "It seems like the year went by pretty quick," said Carpenter on Tuesday,...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay Claims Championship in Dramatic IZOD Indycar Season Finale

    Ryan Hunter-Reay Claims Championship in Dramatic IZOD Indycar Season Finale
    The final race of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season turned out to be a "Dream Sequence." For the series champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay, he never gave up on his dream of not only competing against but beating the best drivers in the world as he became the...
  • Hunter-Reay looks to come out swinging in 2013

    Hunter-Reay looks to come out swinging in 2013
    FONTANA, California – Now that Ryan Hunter-Reay has given the United States its first IZOD IndyCar Series champion since Sam Hornish, Jr. in 2006, the next step is for the Andretti Autosport driver to become the first American-born Indianapolis 500 winner...
  • Help your teen drive safer

    Help your teen drive safer
    Your teens may be more concerned this week with planning a huge Halloween bash than with improving their driving skills. However, this week, and every week in the U.S. at least 68 teenagers are killed in motor-vehicle-related tragedies. Since it’s...
  • IndyCar discusses investigation into crash that killed Dan Wheldon

    IndyCar discusses investigation into crash that killed Dan Wheldon
    IndyCar officials don't believe the construction of the fence at Las Vegas Motor Speedway played a role in the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon. Instead, the larger factor was the wide grooves at the speedway that gave drivers a...
  • Findings released in the investigation of Dan Wheldon's death

    Findings released in the investigation of Dan Wheldon's death
    A comprehensive review of the racing accident that claimed the life of Dan Wheldon is complete, INDYCAR announced Dec. 15.Wheldon, the 2005 IZOD IndyCar Series champion and two-time Indianapolis 500 winner, suffered a non-survivable head injury Oct. 16 in...