| 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.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Heeding doctors' advice after being seriously hurt in a crash last month, four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti said Thursday he's ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my head and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Four-time IndyCar series champion Dario Franchitti, citing doctors' advice after he was seriously hurt in a crash in October, said Thursday he is ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams said Friday it signed Ryan Briscoe to drive its No. 8 car next year in the IndyCar Series.
Ganassi also said veteran Tony Kanaan would take over its No. 10 car for Dario Franchitti, who announced last month he was retiring from...
| 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 23, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon and other IndyCar drivers are scheduled Tuesday to hold a daylong test session in Fontana that's free to the public.
The drivers are to run practice laps from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Auto Club Speedway, where the Izod...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. fell Wednesday after box office forecasters said its animated film "Turbo" could disappoint at the box office.
"Turbo," which features the voice of Ryan Reynolds as a garden snail with dreams of winning the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:10 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Returning to the track that first made her famous, NASCAR's Danica Patrick on Saturday qualified 33rd in the 43-car field for the Brickyard 400 on Sunday.
As a rookie in the Sprint Cup Series, this will be Patrick's first race driving...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are underdogs. And there are underdogs. Then there is "Turbo," a garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Honestly, they pretty much had me at "racing snails."
The idea for animation's latest 3-D event movie sounded absurd enough to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality.
Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....