| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Formula E, a proposed series featuring electric-powered race cars competing in cities around the globe, said Wednesday eight drivers had committed to the series, including IndyCar driver Marco Andretti.
The series plans 10 races over several months,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Not content with letting German rivals have all the high-performance fun, Infiniti is hinting it may soon get into the horsepower wars with its existing Q50 compact sedan.
Nissan’s luxury arm used Tuesday’s Detroit auto show to debut to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Qualifying for the two elite classes of NHRA drag racing will be shortened to two days from three at this year's Circle K Winternationals in Pomona next month.
The sport's so-called nitro classes -- top fuel and funny cars, the 300-mph dragsters that...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Once the Southern California hope for the Triple Crown, Goldencents emerged again spectacularly in the $1-million Dirt Mile on Friday in the opening day of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.
The Doug O'Neill-trained horse, under a strategically perfect...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti on Thursday held his first news conference since he suffered serious injuries in a career-ending crash in October.
"Sorry I haven't been in a position to chat any earlier," said Franchitti, 40, who also is a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup.
The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Paula Nyland stands in the shadows, waiting for her star. The curtain barely hits the floor before the backstage calm erupts into measured chaos.
Mammoth sets on wheels glide past like icebergs in the darkness. Dozens of singers, dancers, musicians...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Gentlemen, start your batteries.
Formula E, the world’s first fully electric race series, has confirmed its 10-city calendar for the 2014-15 season, including a stop in Los Angeles in early 2015.
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is among those getting in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The second annual Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational motorcycle races are scheduled Saturday in the City of Industry.
The event, which starts at 7 p.m., features flat-track racing at the roof-covered Grand Arena in the Industry Hills Expo...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 4:12 PM
MONTECITO, Calif. — Andy Granatelli, the former CEO of STP motor oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car owner, innovator and entrepreneur, has died. He was 90.
Granatelli's son, Vince, said his father died Sunday of congestive...