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  • IndyCar's Tony Kanaan aims for next leg of $1-million triple crown

    IndyCar's Tony Kanaan aims for next leg of $1-million triple crown
    IndyCar's Tony Kanaan has his sights set on more than Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway this Sunday. There's also $1 million hanging in the balance. If an IndyCar driver wins this year's Indianapolis 500, the race at Pocono and the season finale at Auto...
  • Lotus pulls out of making engines for IndyCar cars

    Lotus pulls out of making engines for IndyCar cars
    One year was enough; Lotus is pulling out of making engines for IndyCar cars. Just one year after the much heralded entry into the series, the engine maker says it wants to focus on its core business. The company had four years remaining on its...
  • Watch this four-wide finish in Indy Lights race at Indianapolis

      INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-wide finish in motor racing is thrilling. But four wide? Peter Dempsey won the Freedom 100 by mere inches Friday in the Firestone Indy Lights series at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gabby Chaves finished second, Sage...
  • Indianapolis 500 preview: Will there be another four-time winner?

    INDIANAPOLIS -- As 200,000 spectators poured into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday morning, the question was whether they'll see history at this year's Indianapolis 500. Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti are trying to become four-time...
  • They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500

    They finally finish the Boston Marathon -- at Indy 500
    The explosions prevented Kimberly Grauer from crossing the finish line at this year's Boston Marathon, a race she dedicated to her father who died two weeks before the April competition. On Sunday, she got her chance to end the race, but at a...
  • Kanaan finally wins the Indy 500; Newgarden a disappointing 28th

    Kanaan finally wins the Indy 500; Newgarden a disappointing 28th
    Tony Kanaan has finally won the Indianapolis 500.     Kanaan drove past Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart with three laps to go, then coasted across the finish line under yellow when defending race winner Dario Franchitti crashed far back in the field.    ...
  • Ken Venturi, 1964 U.S. Open champion, dies at 82

    Ken Venturi, a San Francisco native and the 1964 U.S. Open golf champion, has died. He was 82. Matt Venturi says his father died Friday afternoon at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif., after a two-month battle with a spinal infection, pneumonia and...
  • Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole; Josef Newgarden gets in on bump day

    Ed Carpenter earns Indy 500 pole; Josef Newgarden gets in on bump day
    Ed Carpenter knew he was capable of another fast run, and it earned him the pole for the Indianapolis 500. The Indianapolis native bested IndyCar racing's big-name teams by claiming his first 500 pole Saturday during the "Fast Nine" qualifying session...
  • Graham Rahal puts the Indy 500 in Chicago-friendly terms

    Graham Rahal puts the Indy 500 in Chicago-friendly terms
    Graham Rahal slouched atop a stool nestled inside a local coffee shop. The 24-year-old IndyCar driver planted his elbows firmly on the small table in front of him. His stare darted around the room. He could imagine grandstands surrounding him that...
  • Allmendinger wins NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America

    Allmendinger wins NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America
    How do you find just the right gift to say "thank you" to a man who seemingly has everything?   That's the dilemma A.J. Allmendinger has faced since billionaire team owner Roger Penske gave him a second chance to redeem himself following last year's...
  • Jets' Joe McKnight: 'They'll have to kill me to take my spot'

    Jets' Joe McKnight: 'They'll have to kill me to take my spot'
    Joe McKnight, a multipurpose back out of USC, said Thursday that "they'll have to kill me to take my spot" on the New York Jets' roster. The fourth-year running back, who has struggled with injuries and offensive productivity, denied he was angry when...
  • Don Davis collection of classic cars headed to auction

    Don Davis collection of classic cars headed to auction
    It’s a problem most car fans wouldn’t mind having. Don Davis has to change too many batteries. The Texas-based businessman and avid car collector is putting 64 rare and classic cars up for auction April 27. More than $15 million worth of...