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  • Lafayette-Lehigh FB: It ain't broke, doesn't need fixing

     
    The 100th Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for 2015. Maybe the folks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway should consider moving the greatest spectacle in racing to Pocono Raceway. Preposterous? Absolutely. The 150th Kentucky Derby is not until 2024. Maybe the...
  • Zoom town

    Zoom town
    At one time, a motor-sport loving Chicagoan could catch a race at tracks on Addison Street, Mannheim Road, Fullerton Avenue, Peterson Avenue or in suburbs like Waukegan, Maywood, Cicero, Melrose Park, Blue Island, Hammond and Hinsdale. Not to mention...
  • Ryan Reynolds and Dario Franchitti kick off Indy 500 with 'Turbo' featurette

     
    Before settling in for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 race, check out a featurette from the upcoming animated movie "Turbo," which follows a snail who dreams of competing in it....
  • Racing world reacts to the tragic death of Jason Leffler

     
    The tragic death of NASCAR veteran Jason Leffler on Wednesday night has shaken up the racing world. Leffler, 37, was killed in a crash while racing in the Night of Wings event, a 25-lap race for sprint cars equipped with stabilizing wings, at Bridgeport...
  • Vintage Indy Cars will add to a big weekend coming up at Pocono

     
    Here's a release detailing another facet of IndyCar racing's return to Pocono next weekend: Vintage Indy Cars Will Support Pocono IndyCar 400 July 5-7 LONG POND, Pa., June 30 — An exhibition of vintage Indy cars will be part of the Pocono IndyCar...
  • Marco Andretti has fastest times in both practices at Pocono

     
    Marco Andretti has quickly developed a fondness for Pocono Raceway. In the first two official practices at Pocono for the IndyCar drivers, Andretti had the fastest times. He registered a speed of 219.282 mph in the morning session and came back even...
  • Marco Andretti is on the pole for Sunday's IndyCar Race at Pocono

     
    Marco Andretti's love affair with Pocono Raceway continued on Saturday. After posting the fastest practice times in two separate sessions on Thursday, Andretti went out in qualifying on Saturday and secured the pole position for Sunday's Pocono IndyCar...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • A notebook: IndyCar tests at Pocono

     
    Some leftover notes and quotes from the IndyCar test at Pocono Raceway on Tuesday, where 10 Chevrolet-powered cars and three cars with Honda power went looking for setups and speed on a course that is new to virtually everyone connected......
  • It was like fantasy camp at Pocono Raceway

     
    If I had a bucket list, it would have to include a day like the one I enjoyed Saturday at Pocono Raceway. The Indy cars are back in Pennsylvania for the first time in 24 years, and it's wonderful for......
  • Racing legend A.J. Foyt recovering after hip-replacement surgery

    Legendary racer and IndyCar team owner A.J. Foyt is recovering in a Houston hospital from hip-replacement surgery on his left hip, Foyt's team said Tuesday. The 78-year-old Foyt had the operation Monday after falling while working on his Texas ranch...
  • IndyCar series plans three-wide starts at Pocono, Fontana

    IndyCar series plans three-wide starts at Pocono, Fontana
    Looking to pump up excitement for its remaining two "triple crown" races this year, the Izod IndyCar Series said it would use three-wide starts for the contests at Pocono and Fontana. The race at the 2.5-mile Pocono (Pa.) Raceway is Sunday; the race...