| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Atlanta and the IndyCar Series race in Baltimore, five things come to mind:
1. Don't let Jimmie Johnson's skid fool you. The five-time champion has finished outside...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Now that he's won his first IndyCar race, Charlie Kimball sees no reason that he can't do it again Sunday when the series visits Sonoma Raceway.
His victory at the Mid-Ohio track Aug. 4 "gives us a lot of confidence as a team that we can keep winning,"...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
1. The battle to get into NASCAR's Chase for the Cup remains as tight as ever. Twelve drivers qualify for the 10-race playoff: the top 10 in points after 26 races along with two wild-card drivers who have the most wins among those 11th to 20th in points....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:49 AM
With Acura’s forthcoming NSX hybrid sports car marching ever so slowly toward its 2015 launch, the automaker plans to tease fans with another glimpse of the car in August.
Acura announced Thursday that it will have a running prototype lapping the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Formula E, a proposed new series featuring all-electric race cars, got a substantial boost Wednesday when the Andretti Autosport team said it would join the program.
Andretti Autosport, led by former racer Michael Andretti, is one of the major teams...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Legendary racer and IndyCar team owner A.J. Foyt is recovering in a Houston hospital from hip-replacement surgery on his left hip, Foyt's team said Tuesday.
The 78-year-old Foyt had the operation Monday after falling while working on his Texas ranch...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Looking to pump up excitement for its remaining two "triple crown" races this year, the Izod IndyCar Series said it would use three-wide starts for the contests at Pocono and Fontana.
The race at the 2.5-mile Pocono (Pa.) Raceway is Sunday; the race...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:33 PM
IndyCar will have its second double-header of the season this weekend, this time in Toronto, a format that series point leader Helio Castroneves said is "a little bit rough" on drivers and teams.
As it did in Detroit in early June, the Izod IndyCar...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
NASCAR's Brad Keselowski and IndyCar's Ed Carpenter said their cars would display tributes this weekend to Jason Leffler, the driver killed this week in a racing crash in New Jersey.
Keselowski, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, will...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Alexander Ovechkin has won his third Hart Trophy, given to the NHL's most valuable player.
The Washington Capitals right wing beat out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders for the award on Saturday night. Ovechkin also...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:22 PM
JR Hildebrand, who came within a few hundred yards of winning the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie in 2011, lost his ride with the Panther Racing team after another accident in this year's Indy 500.
In its announcement Thursday, Panther said it parted...