| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
This year's IndyCar championship was Helio Castroneves' to lose, and he's nearly done just that.
The Brazilian driver had a 49-point lead in the title standings with three races left in the season, only to have a disastrous double-header in Houston...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,"...
| 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 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Kurt Busch said Thursday that he will not race in IndyCar's season finale at Fontana.
Busch said the deadline has passed by which he and Andretti Autosport needed to notify Chevrolet they'd need an engine for the Oct. 19 race at Auto Club Speedway....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup in New Hampshire and NHRA drag-racing in Texas, five things come to mind:
1. Jimmie Johnson is lurking. Yes, teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing...