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INDIANAPOLIS — In a back room inside garage stall A-5 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, just off Gasoline Alley, A.J. Foyt sits at a cramped lunch table entertaining friends and co-workers. The 78-year-old Foyt shifts in his chair carefully,...
INDIANAPOLIS -- A three-wide finish in motor racing is thrilling. But four wide? Peter Dempsey won the Freedom 100 by mere inches Friday in the Firestone Indy Lights series at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gabby Chaves finished second, Sage...
INDIANAPOLIS — More than two decades have passed since Rick Mears became the last driver to win the Indianapolis 500 four times. Now, Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti hope to join that elite fraternity, which also includes A.J. Foyt and Al...
It was two years ago that IndyCar driver JR Hildebrand made a career-defining move at the Brickyard. But it's not the one you think. Hildebrand, a rookie from Sausalito, Calif., entered the last turn of the last lap of the Indianapolis 500....
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was tapped to drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Harbaugh already has ties to IndyCar racing and Indianapolis. He's a co-owner of the Panther Racing team, which has two drivers in the 500:...
Motor-racing fans mark this Sunday on their calendars because it's filled with three of the sport's most celebrated races. It starts with Formula One's glamorous Monaco Grand Prix. Then comes the iconic Indianapolis 500 followed by NASCAR's longest...
Now in their sixth day of practice, drivers preparing for the Indianapolis 500 are turning laps in excess of 220 mph at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Memorial Day weekend classic is May 26, and qualifying to set the 33-car field is this weekend....
A week out from the French Open, Serena Williams is one victory away from winning her fourth straight tournament. The top-ranked American overcame an early break of her serve to ease past Romanian qualifier Simona Halep, 6-3, 6-0, Saturday and reach the...
Serena Williams kept the No. 1, and added No. 50. Williams beat Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the Madrid Open Sunday to retain her No. 1 ranking and collect her 50th career title. And Rafael Nadal eased by Stanislas Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-4, for...
Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney wound up tied for the lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship, minus much separation from the rest of the field. Mickelson hit a shot out-of-bounds on the 15th hole and hit another shot that struck a spectator in the...
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Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, earned 27 career victories overall and he even placed first in the "Dancing with the Stars" contest one year. But there's one thing missing from the veteran driver's resume: an IndyCar...
The idea came screeching into director Justin Lin's fuel-injected imagination in 2009: a fiery escape scene featuring a muscle car that crashes out of an airplane during takeoff. In production at the time on "Fast & Furious" — the fourth...
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