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  • Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix for first victory of season

    Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix for first victory of season
    BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from the pole position on Sunday for his first victory of a frustrating season and a record-tying fourth triumph on the Hungaroring circuit. Kimi Raikkonen was second after holding off a...
  • Post-race inspection: Five takeaways from weekend's motor racing

    Post-race inspection: Five takeaways from weekend's motor racing
    1. Ryan Newman earns the never-give-up award. After hearing he'll lose his ride with Stewart-Haas Racing next year, Newman won the pole position in record time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then captured his first Brickyard 400. Just as impressive...
  • Critic's Pick: 'Rush'

    Critic's Pick: 'Rush'
    Ah, the difficulties of being a Formula One film in a NASCAR world. It perhaps explains the slow start here for the full-throttle sports drama "Rush." Polished to a high sheen by director Ron Howard, it stars "Thor's" Chris Hemsworth as British racer...
  • IndyCar set for Houston doubleheader before finale in Fontana

    IndyCar set for Houston doubleheader before finale in Fontana
    The IndyCar series returns from a monthlong layoff with a doubleheader in Houston this weekend that could tighten the championship battle at the season finale in Fontana. Helio Castroneves, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner still seeking his first...
  • Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan to join Chip Ganassi's team in 2014

    Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan to join Chip Ganassi's team in 2014
    Veteran IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan, winner of this year's Indianapolis 500, next year will join one of the sport's strongest teams, Chip Ganassi Racing. Ganassi announced that it signed the 38-year-old Brazilian to a multi-year deal to become the team's...
  • Dario Franchitti seriously hurt, 13 fans injured in IndyCar crash

    Dario Franchitti seriously hurt, 13 fans injured in IndyCar crash
    Four-time IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae, broke his right ankle and sustained a concussion when his car went airborne into a catch fence during the final lap of the Grand Prix of Houston on Sunday, with flying debris...
  • Five thoughts on IndyCar at Houston, NASCAR at Kansas and more

    Five thoughts on IndyCar at Houston, NASCAR at Kansas and more
    Looking back at a chaotic Sunday in motor-racing, including the IndyCar race at Houston and the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas, five things come to mind: Dario Franchitti might understandably mull retirement now. This is mere speculation. But his...
  • IndyCar's Dario Franchitti has ankle surgery after vicious crash

    IndyCar's Dario Franchitti has ankle surgery after vicious crash
      Dario Franchitti underwent surgery to stabilize his broken right ankle after the IndyCar driver went airborne and crashed into the catchfence at a race in Houston, his Target Chip Ganassi Racing team said Monday. Franchitti, 40, also suffered two...
  • IndyCar's Alex Tagliani to replace Dario Franchitti at Fontana

    IndyCar's Alex Tagliani to replace Dario Franchitti at Fontana
    Target Chip Ganassi Racing said Wednesday it chose veteran IndyCar driver Alex Tagliani to replace the injured Dario Franchitti for the series' season finale Oct. 19 at Fontana. "As a driver you never want an opportunity like this to come under these...
  • Sebastian Vettel makes Formula One boring? It's a familiar story

    Sebastian Vettel makes Formula One boring? It's a familiar story
    Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton simply put into words what a good number of Formula One fans probably are feeling about Sebastian Vettel's dominance of the sport: It's boring. After Vettel won his fourth consecutive race last weekend in South Korea,...
  • Kasey Kahne wins Sprint Cup race at Pocono

    Kasey Kahne wins Sprint Cup race at Pocono
    Kasey Kahne got the jump on Jeff Gordon off the final restart with two laps left and pulled away to win at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Kahne had the car to beat for the final half of Sunday's 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race until a late caution...