| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:56 PM
As the temperature neared 90 degrees on a cloudless day in Fontana, Helio Castroneves turned practice laps Tuesday in front of an empty Auto Club Speedway as part of his effort to win his first IndyCar championship.
Castroneves and other drivers in...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...