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  • DreamWorks Animation stock tumbles on possible write-down on 'Turbo'

    DreamWorks Animation stock tumbles on possible write-down on 'Turbo'
    Shares of DreamWorks Animation fell more than 7% Monday after analysts said the company could face a write-down after animated film "Turbo" had a disappointing opening weekend at the box office. "Turbo," which features the voice of Ryan Reynolds as a...
  • NASCAR's Juan Pablo Montoya fastest in Brickyard 400 practice

    INDIANAPOLIS — Juan Pablo Montoya turned the fastest lap Friday in the first practice session for NASCAR's Brickyard 400. Montoya, an Indianapolis 500 winner in 2000 who later migrated to NASCAR stock-car racing, posted a lap of 185.410 mph in his...
  • Brickyard 400 at 20: Juan Pablo Montoya fastest in practice session

    Brickyard 400 at 20: Juan Pablo Montoya fastest in practice session
    INDIANAPOLIS — For NASCAR's drivers, at least, the Brickyard 400 remains one of the Sprint Car Series' marquee events despite the race's sliding attendance in recent years. "It's the obvious second" in prestige, Clint Bowyer said Friday before...
  • Danica Patrick: 'It's about baby steps' in NASCAR's big leagues

    Danica Patrick: 'It's about baby steps' in NASCAR's big leagues
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Returning to the track that first made her famous, NASCAR's Danica Patrick on Saturday qualified 33rd in the 43-car field for the Brickyard 400 on Sunday. As a rookie in the Sprint Cup Series, this will be Patrick's first race driving...
  • Exciting Eldora and boring Brickyard illustrate NASCAR marketing dilemma

    Exciting Eldora and boring Brickyard illustrate NASCAR marketing dilemma
    America loves to Super-Size. It's not just at a burger-joint drive-thru or the Slurpee machine at a 7-Eleven. Check out the coliseums for the rock stars of sports, a place such as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While you're at it, make sure to see the...
  • IndyCar Series arrives in Fontana for test session open to public

    IndyCar Series arrives in Fontana for test session open to public
    Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon and other IndyCar drivers are scheduled Tuesday to hold a daylong test session in Fontana that's free to the public. The drivers are to run practice laps from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Auto Club Speedway, where the Izod...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
  • 'Turbo'

    A snail entering the Indianapolis 500? Stranger things have happened ... especially in animated features. Ryan Reynolds voices the tiny, not particularly speedy creature who has dreams of competing in one of the world's most famous auto races. A...
  • At Fontana test, Helio Castroneves keeps eye on first IndyCar title

    At Fontana test, Helio Castroneves keeps eye on first IndyCar title
    As the temperature neared 90 degrees on a cloudless day in Fontana, Helio Castroneves turned practice laps Tuesday in front of an empty Auto Club Speedway as part of his effort to win his first IndyCar championship. Castroneves and other drivers in...
  • IndyCar racing legend A.J. Foyt finally gets back to the speedway

    IndyCar racing legend A.J. Foyt finally gets back to the speedway
    His limp was noticeable but A.J. Foyt wore a broad smile as the legendary IndyCar driver and now team owner walked into the media center under his own power and shook hands with reporters and photographers. The occasion was an IndyCar test session at...
  • A.J. Foyt remembers another IndyCar legend, George Bignotti

    A.J. Foyt remembers another IndyCar legend, George Bignotti
    Long before today's motor-racing crew chiefs employed laptop computers, engine dynamometers and other high-tech gear in search of more speed, there was George Bignotti. Bignotti, who died Friday at 97, reigned supreme among chief mechanics -- that's...
  • Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings

    Entertainment and cable stocks rise on strong earnings
    It's been a good couple of days for entertainment and cable companies. Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. rose Thursday after those companies reported strong quarterly earnings.  Glendale-based DreamWorks...