| May 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Defending winner Tony Kanaan posted the fastest speed Friday in final practice for the Indianapolis 500.
Kanaan turned a lap of 227.838 mph during the one-hour session on "Carb Day" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a throwback term to the days when crews...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Today marks the official start of Taco Bell's new breakfast menu, which features AM crunch wraps, waffle tacos and a jacked up OJ-Mountain Dew. At a south Orlando Taco Bell, my colleague Jon Busdeker and I were the first customers to sample the new menu....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:48 PM
No matter where he starts Sunday's race, veteran IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan believes he is sitting pretty.
Kanaan, a fan favorite who won the Indianapolis 500 for the first time last year, was hired by the powerhouse team of Target Chip Ganassi Racing...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Some sang Happy Birthday, many showed off their labors of love and others talked about the heritage.
But they all came out for the same reason: to mark 50 years of an automotive icon at the place where it premiered.
Nearly 100 Ford Mustangs were on...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:49 PM
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.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma.
"Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Juan Pablo Montoya, who returned to IndyCar racing this season after seven years driving in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, will drive in two NASCAR races this summer, Team Penske said Wednesday.
Montoya, 38, will drive Penske's No. 12 Ford at Michigan...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Fontana hasn't been kind to Denny Hamlin the last two years.
Hamlin withdrew from the Auto Club 400 on Sunday when a sinus infection affected his vision, and doctors recommended he not race.
A year earlier, the 33-year-old Virginian suffered a...
| Apr 13, 2014
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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:31 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
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....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
This year's IndyCar championship was Helio Castroneves' to lose, and he's nearly done just that.
The Brazilian driver had a 49-point lead in the title standings with three races left in the season, only to have a disastrous double-header in Houston...