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Jim Rathmann, a race-car driver who won the 1960 Indianapolis 500 in a back-and-forth duel with Rodger Ward that is often called the most exciting race in Indy's history, has died. He was 83. Rathmann died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Melbourne,...
Special to The TimesIN this youth-obsessed culture, looking to the AARP crowd for style cues is a highly subversive act. But a growing number of companies directed to the needs of seniors are fomenting just such rebellion, insisting that home design doesn't stop at...
Special to The Los Angeles TimesDurham, N.C. Amid superlative Carolina courses, a golfer stumbles upon Tobacco Road. One swing, and he's in love. You don't always find genius where you expect it. The highway to Tobacco Road Golf Club, the masterpiece of maverick golf course architect...
Of all the things I could have done to attract women, I did not realize that driving faster was one of them. The one time I got up to 112 mph on the highway, my college girlfriend yelled at me to slow down in a manner that in no way implied she found me...
Construction magnate and self-described "gearhead" Dale Dillon has built offices for high-speed racing teams, laid tracks for IndyCar contests in two cities and, despite having only one leg, raced open-wheeled cars competitively around the country. Now,...
Fox59.comWith a razor blade, a devoted crew chief, and a knack for passing cars, "Smoke" managed to end his 2011 in fitting fashion. Despite talking all week about his recent lack of work in a kart, Tony Stewart still managed to steal the show at an event he was...
Thirteen years after major open-wheel formula-style racing failed miserably at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the track today for the running of the MoveThatBlock.com 225. "We need to be here," series veteran driver Ryan...
If you want to talk about street and road courses, Penske driver Will Power is the man to start with. Over his seven-year career, Power has won 14 races — 13 of them on the twisting roads. But the 30-year-old Australian says dominating the...
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As glossy race cars thundered through downtown streets Saturday, Charlotte and Mary Treece Simmons were well-prepared. Tiny pairs of pink headphones protected the ears of the 4-month old twins, who were among the smallest spectators who crowded into...
Turn 1, a sharp right from Pratt Street onto Light Street, was the scene of numerous wipe-outs during practice runs, and as the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix got started yesterday it was a scene that Chris Clifford captured with his cellphone, which he...
Tags: Television, Inner Harbor, Danica Patrick, Federal Hill, Vehicles
Danica Patrick couldn't quite believe what was happening Thursday evening. There she was, riding in a golf cart, taking a tour of the city's new 2.03-mile temporary street course, trying to get a feel for the new track that will host Sunday's inaugural...
For most people, standing and staring through a chain-link fence for three days in sometimes uncomfortable weather would not seem the best way to spend a weekend. But to members of the Sports Car Club of America's flagging program — who are working...
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