| May 25, 2014
| 10:28 PM
In qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, Ryan Hunter-Reay could manage no better than 19th-fastest in the 33-car field, which left him puzzled.
“It's a head-scratcher,” Hunter-Reay said at the time. “But the race is the only thing...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Intriguing stories surround several of the 33 drivers in this year's Indianapolis 500, and there's a strong chance they'll share one thing in common: An exceptionally fast and furious race.
Last year's race, won by Tony Kanaan, was the fastest in...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:25 PM
The century-old Indianapolis 500 is steeped in tradition, from the pre-race release of thousands of balloons to the winner's gulp of milk in Victory Lane.
But Chip Ganassi, one of racing's leading team owners, thinks Indy has one tradition too many....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Kyle Busch went from upside down to top of the field.
Busch continued the season-long trend of track record qualifying speeds, turning a lap of 138.130 mph Friday to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon.
It's the second pole of the...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
CONCORD, N.C. — Kurt Busch has always been a bit of a prickly pear. Maybe that's the best way to make some sense out this fruity adventure during a looooooong stretch of Sunday.
While most folks are settling into their beach chairs and popping...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:09 PM
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FONTANA, Calif. — Will Power finally overcame his IndyCar championship demons.
The 33-year-old driver of Toowoomba, Australia, had finished second in the point standings three times in the past four years but delivered a...
| Aug 18, 2014
WEST ALLIS, Wis. -- Will Power apparently is now an oval specialist in IndyCar.
Less than a year after winning his first full-length race on such a track, Team Penske's driver won another.
Power led 228 of the 250 laps at the historic Milwaukee Mile,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Three races, one champion. That's what IndyCar is promoting in its run to a season title that will be awarded at month's end.
Series leader Will Power is quick to point out that there's another number involved, and that's two.
That's two Team Penske...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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LEXINGTON, Ohio — Mr. Mid-Ohio did it again.
This time, in dramatic fashion, Scott Dixon won the IndyCar Series race from the last starting position. He started 22nd because he created a caution flag in qualifying, leading...
| Mar 27, 2014
In a story on the nbcsports.com website, Mario Andretti told writer Tony DiZinno, “It’s not plausible. I’ll fight (Hulman & Company CEO) Mark Miles on this the whole way. It’s diminishing the series.” Marco Andretti told me,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM