| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:44 AM
If you're a race-car driver in search of a job, it helps to know a billionaire.
Racing mogul Roger Penske hired Juan Pablo Montoya to join his IndyCar team next year even though Penske doesn't yet have a single sponsor to help finance Montoya's car...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Kurt Busch is like the little engine that could.
The stock-car driver lacks the resources deep-pocketed owners lavish on multicar teams, and his main operation is 1,500 miles away from the sport's North Carolina epicenter.
Yet the veteran is...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Mark Sanchez still has his sights set on returning to the field this season — as the New York Jets' starting quarterback.
But not right away.
Sanchez was placed on short-term injured reserve Saturday, meaning he will not be able to play for...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners
George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Stuntman and director Hal Needham spoke with a down-home twang but was as Hollywood as air kisses and car chases — and had the scars to prove it.
In a career that spanned hundreds of TV episodes and feature films, he tumbled down cliffs, leaped...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:07 PM
NASCAR reportedly is looking at possibly eliminating its format of having one car qualify at a time when setting the starting grid.
The potential change was one of several topics NASCAR officials discussed Thursday with drivers of NASCAR's three...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The U.S. Grand Prix is less than a month away but the Formula One title is likely to be decided long before the series returns to North America.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is all but certain to have clinched his fourth consecutive world championship by...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Darrell Wallace Jr., who's trying to become the next African American driver to race full time in NASCAR's top series, is having a steady if unremarkable rookie season in NASCAR's third-level truck series.
Wallace, who turned 20 this month, is ninth...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Scott Dixon won his third IndyCar championship Saturday night in a race that came down to mere survival.
As Team Penske’s Will Power won the race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Dixon finished fifth to win the title by 27 points over Power...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Looking back at Saturday night's IndyCar season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, where Scott Dixon captured the series title and Will Power won the race, here are some thoughts and updates:
Dixon is one tenacious driver. The New Zealander...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....