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  • Indianapolis 500 racer J.R. Hildebrand motivated by 2011 crash

    Surprisingly, J.R. Hildebrand isn't sick of talking about it. Hildebrand is a 26-year-old driver from Sausalito who nearly leaped from obscurity to Indianapolis 500 winner as a rookie three years ago. But he made a shocking mistake. Leading...
  • Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix

    Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix
    The first half of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach generally was a stately affair. There were no major accidents, though Sebastien Bourdais slammed into the tire barriers twice, and Ryan Hunter-Reay maintained the lead with apparent ease. Then...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500

    Ryan Hunter-Reay wins thrilling Indianapolis 500
    Ryan Hunter-Reay edged Helio Castroneves to win the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after a dogfight between the two in the closing laps. Hunter-Reay beat Castroneves by less than a car length as they swept across the finish line in the second-closest...
  • Kurt Busch stands proud after Indy 500-NASCAR marathon

    Kurt Busch stands proud after Indy 500-NASCAR marathon
    CONCORD, N.C.-- Kurt Busch’s Great Memorial Day Weekend Adventure had an ambitious agenda: 1,100 miles of racing, a 430-mile private-plane flight and lots of water. When you are driving two mean machines back-to-back, it’s as much about...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents

    Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents
    Ryan Hunter-Reay held off a furious charge from fellow Fort Lauderdale resident Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500. It was the first win at the Brickyard for Hunter-Reay, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, while the Brazilian-born Castroneves...
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  • Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed

    Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed
    Intriguing stories surround several of the 33 drivers in this year's Indianapolis 500, and there's a strong chance they'll share one thing in common: An exceptionally fast and furious race. Last year's race, won by Tony Kanaan, was the fastest in...
  • Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel

    Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel
    Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits. The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
  • A grand return to Long Beach for Juan Pablo Montoya

    A grand return to Long Beach for Juan Pablo Montoya
    Juan Pablo Montoya leaned his back against a wall, adjusted his sunglasses and waited for the next reporter to put a camera or voice recorder in front of him. It was media day for drivers in Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. And though it's been...
  • Will Formula E fill the IndyCar void for Marco Andretti?

     
    In a story on the nbcsports.com website, Mario Andretti told writer Tony DiZinno, “It’s not plausible. I’ll fight (Hulman & Company CEO) Mark Miles on this the whole way. It’s diminishing the series.” Marco Andretti told me,...