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  • Gary Bettenhausen, a 21-time Indy 500 racer, dies at 72

    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...
  • Fontana 2, Denny Hamlin 0

     Fontana 2, Denny Hamlin 0
    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...
  • Isn't it time for someone to reward Sage Karam's talent -- no (purse) strings attached?

     
    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...
  • Gary Bettenhausen's death triggers lots of memories

     
    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.......
  • Kurt Busch to attempt Indy 500, NASCAR's Coke 600 on same day

    Kurt Busch to attempt Indy 500, NASCAR's Coke 600 on same day
    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...
  • Vancouver trades goalie Roberto Luongo to Florida

    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...
  • 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. 1-2: The Fall Fiesta in the...
  • This year's IndyCar championship comes down to MAVTV 500 in Fontana

    This year's IndyCar championship comes down to MAVTV 500 in Fontana
    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...
  • TV review: 'Turbo: F.A.S.T.' breaks out of its shell on Netflix

    TV review: 'Turbo: F.A.S.T.' breaks out of its shell on Netflix
    "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...
  • 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....
  • Kurt Busch misses deadline for IndyCar Series race at Fontana

    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....
  • Letters: Reading the Dodgers' minds

    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,...