| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:55 AM
GREATER NOIDA, India — Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth straight Formula One championship Sunday after turning in a trademark clinical performance to win the Indian Grand Prix.
Starting from pole, Vettel dominated the Buddh...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Danica Patrick was heard swearing in frustration at one point during Sunday's NASCAR race in Dover, Del., and who can blame her?
The mediocrity that is Patrick's rookie season in the Sprint Cup Series rolls on, the popular driver struggling to place her...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
TORONTO — It was 37 years ago, but Niki Lauda recalls his brush with death as if it happened this morning.
The Austrian Formula One driver had been in a ferocious nip-and-tuck battle for most of the season with his British rival James Hunt when...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:24 AM
It's been weeks since a family-friendly film hit theaters, and judging by the opening weekend result for "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," moviegoers with kids were eager to return to the multiplex.
The 3-D animated sequel easily beat out three...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:44 AM
If you're a race-car driver in search of a job, it helps to know a billionaire.
Racing mogul Roger Penske hired Juan Pablo Montoya to join his IndyCar team next year even though Penske doesn't yet have a single sponsor to help finance Montoya's car...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:16 PM
"What's the deal with all these movies," one academy member asked me over the weekend. "All of a sudden, there are just so many of them, and they're all supposed to be really, really good."
You could almost forgive his astonishment, awakening as he...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:23 PM
For decades the month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was all about a single race, the legendary Indianapolis 500, held each Memorial Day weekend.
The IndyCar Series on Tuesday outlined plans for holding another race next May 10...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
TORONTO -- Ron Howard and Jay Z aren't names you'd expect to find in the same sentence, much less people you'd figure would one day work together.
But 10 days before the hip-hop artist's two-day Made in America music festival in Philadelphia over...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:24 PM
This weekend's box office forecast is anything but murky: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" is set to become a clear No. 1 hit.
The 3-D animated film will likely debut with around $45 million in ticket sales, according to those who have seen pre-...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Formula E, a proposed racing series featuring electric-powered cars, unveiled a provisional 10-race schedule Friday that includes a race in Los Angeles in February 2015.
The series previously had said Los Angeles would be included in its global schedule...