| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:29 PM
IndyCar legend Gary Bettenhausen has died at age 72, officials with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday.
Bettenhausen drove in 21 Indianapolis 500s between 1968 and 1993, finishing as high as third in 1980 and leading 138 laps in 1972. He also...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Some guy with a Twitter name of @JeffJustJeff posted the following during Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring sports car endurance race: “@SageKaram has thoroughly impressed me. Get that kid a full time ride.” Another guy named...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Mario Andretti (left) goes around the outside to pass Billy Vukovich for the lead at Nazareth in 1969. When I first learned on Monday about the death of racer Gary Bettenhausen, a number of different thoughts came to my mind.......
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:54 AM
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said Tuesday he'll attempt to drive in the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 on the same day May 25.
If Busch qualifies for the Indy 500, he would become only the fourth driver to do "the double" on the same day and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
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. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
"Turbo," the racing-snails movie from this summer, is already a cartoon series, "Turbo: F.A.S.T.," suggesting that such an eventuality was in the cards from the beginning (or somewhere near it). That other DreamWorks-made cartoons — including "The...
| 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....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Kurt Busch said Thursday that he will not race in IndyCar's season finale at Fontana.
Busch said the deadline has passed by which he and Andretti Autosport needed to notify Chevrolet they'd need an engine for the Oct. 19 race at Auto Club Speedway....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:09 PM
I wanted to compliment The Times on its great coverage of the baseball playoffs and especially the NLCS preview. Other than the part where you picked the Dodgers to have an edge in every category (starting pitching, relief pitching, hitting, defense,...