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Dale Jarrett and the late Glenn "Fireball" Roberts were among those in the newest five-member class elected Wednesday to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The others elected in the class of 2014 were drivers Tim Flock and Jack Ingram, along with engine builder...
This post has been corrected. See below. A viral video featuring a new ad for Pepsi swept the Internet on Wednesday. In it, Jeff Gordon supposedly goes undercover to buy a car. Walking onto a lot, he asks a salesperson whether he can test drive a...
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Fiat's little family of urban runabouts suddenly got a lot bigger at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Italian automaker used its Wednesday news conference to unveil three new versions of its 500: the four-door 500L, the all-electric 500e and a...
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Chester McGlockton Former NFL defensive tackle Chester McGlockton, 42, a former NFL defensive tackle who was a first-round pick of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1992 and went on to become an assistant football coach at Stanford University, died overnight...
The Fabulous ForumHaving split with Penske Racing, NASCAR driver Kurt Busch says he's searching for a way to "put the fun back into racing for me," seeing a sports psychologist and trying to "grow as a person and be a better driver."......
The Fabulous ForumMarcos Ambrose got his first victory in NASCAR's top series after a frantic finish at the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race Monday at Watkins Glen International. In his 105th career start, Ambrose beat Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on a two-lap......
Top of the TicketSnub the president of the United States? No one would want to do that openly....
The Fabulous ForumA frustrated Kasey Kahne moved to the Red Bull Racing team earlier than planned Thursday and will climb into Red Bull's No. 83 Toyota starting Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville, Va. The move came after......
The Fabulous ForumStock-car racing legend Richard Petty said Monday he has joined with an investor group to reacquire control of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team, Richard Petty Motorsports. Petty, 73, partnered with Medallion Financial Corp. and DGB Investments...
The Hero ComplexEarlier this year, author J.K. Rowling was given one of France's highest honors when she was inducted into the Legion of Honor by French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee presidential palace. No surprise, I suppose, considering the fact that......
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first International Race of Champions was run at a Southern California track that no longer exists, and was won by a legendary driver who was killed in a racing accident the next year. Yet the unique series persevered...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterScreenwriter Justin Zackham admits he put a bit of his own travel ambition in "The Bucket List." "The truth is that the locations in the film -- the pyramids, the Taj Mahal, Everest and the Great Wall of China -- are all destinations on my own personal...
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