| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:48 PM
No matter where he starts Sunday's race, veteran IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan believes he is sitting pretty.
Kanaan, a fan favorite who won the Indianapolis 500 for the first time last year, was hired by the powerhouse team of Target Chip Ganassi Racing...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole position for Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a race the former Verizon IndyCar Series champion won in 2010.
Hunter-Reay, who drives for the Andretti Autosport team, turned a lap of 104.462 mph on the 11-turn, 1....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The first half of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach generally was a stately affair.
There were no major accidents, though Sebastien Bourdais slammed into the tire barriers twice, and Ryan Hunter-Reay maintained the lead with apparent ease.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:54 AM
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said Tuesday he'll attempt to drive in the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 on the same day May 25.
If Busch qualifies for the Indy 500, he would become only the fourth driver to do "the double" on the same day and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:05 PM
NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
Several big-name hockey players were on the move Tuesday, 24 hours before time for dealing runs out, including star goalie Roberto Luongo, who was...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...