| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Racing legend Mario Andretti is creating bucket list moments for race fans who’ve dreamed of being a racecar driver. Andretti is now one of the drivers giving rides in a two-seater IndyCar. It’s something that even gets X Games star Travis...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:10 AM
(Reuters) - Rubens Barrichello, the most experienced driver in Formula One, will become an IndyCar rookie after joining KV Racing Technology Thursday to race in the American open-wheel series.
Barrichello, who spent 19 seasons in F1 and started 322 races...
| May 15, 2011
| 9:37 AM
A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, and Al Unser have a lot in common. All three won the Indianapolis 500 four times each. And now, they are in the top three spots as fans vote for the 33 greatest drivers in 500 history.
Fans voted worldwide from March 18 to May 14...
| May 17, 2011
| 8:01 PM
He may have never thought he would hear that question, but it was a very important one on Tuesday afternoon.
Instead of being asked why he didn't take a few laps around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday afternoon, he was inquired about why he...
| Oct 21, 2007
Shav Glick, whose insightful coverage of motor sports for The Times made him nearly as famous as the racing stars he chronicled, died Saturday at his Pasadena home of complications from melanoma, said his companion, Doris Syme. He was 87.
"He was the...
| Sep 28, 2008
Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83.
Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...
| Jun 15, 2008
Part joy ride, part soul quest, the road trip is part of the American character. Even before the price of gas went through the roof, many Europeans didn't care for driving vacations. ¶ I don't know why. They have a grand continent to explore. The advent...
| Feb 17, 2008
Where else but in Las Vegas would a con- cierge desk have a guest request a bathtub full of goat's milk (the hotel didn't comply) and another call for a stuffed gorilla to surprise the guest's beloved?
In the city that never blushes, outlandish...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Looking for a way to save on your rising gas bill? NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon knows how. He???s partnered with Sunrise-based N2Revolution to promote the company???s PurigeN98, a high-purity nitrogen tire inflation system. PurigeN98 helps keep tires...
| May 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
As an estimated 200,000-plus filed into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway under sunny skies Sunday, the overriding question was whether Helio Castroneves could win his fourth Indianapolis 500. If so, Castroneves would join only three other drivers -- A.J....
| May 19, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS -- The day Randy Bernard was announced as the CEO of the IndyCar Series, it became clear he understood the importance of fielding competitive American drivers.
"What we have found is very important in this sport is Americans want to see...
| Feb 21, 2010
Until a few months ago, Tyler Grady of Nazareth wasn't even the lead singer in his own band.
But on Wednesday, Grady won a spot among the top 24 contestants on the nation's biggest show, ''American Idol.''
That makes Grady, 20, the only contestant...