| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti on Thursday held his first news conference since he suffered serious injuries in a career-ending crash in October.
"Sorry I haven't been in a position to chat any earlier," said Franchitti, 40, who also is a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A snail entering the Indianapolis 500? Stranger things have happened ... especially in animated features. Ryan Reynolds voices the tiny, not particularly speedy creature who has dreams of competing in one of the world's most famous auto races.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Heeding doctors' advice after being seriously hurt in a crash last month, four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti said Thursday he's ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my head and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Four-time IndyCar series champion Dario Franchitti, citing doctors' advice after he was seriously hurt in a crash in October, said Thursday he is ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:34 PM
In the market for a 1956 Chevy Corvette prototype? Then the annual Mecum auto auction is the place to be.
Just make sure to bring along a check for about $3 million.
Too steep? Then how about a rare, pre-World War I license plate for, say, $40,000?...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Looking back at Saturday night's IndyCar season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, where Scott Dixon captured the series title and Will Power won the race, here are some thoughts and updates:
Dixon is one tenacious driver. The New Zealander...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Mario Andretti knows only one way to go. Flat out. About driving the two-seater Indy car, he says, “I go as fast as the thing will go. If they make it go faster, I’ll go faster.” It’s that way in......
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The IndyCar series unveiled a 2014 schedule that vastly condenses its season but will again conclude at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.
Next year's 18-race schedule stretches from March 30 to Aug. 30 during the Labor Day weekend, and will end with back-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Robby Gordon was on his way to winning the 1999 Indianapolis 500. His pit crew kept telling him to keep driving, but as Gordon was less than two laps from getting the checkered flag, he encountered a problem to which many can relate whether they're in a...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
As the debris cleared and Simon Pagenaud surveyed both the wreckage and the drivers still in contention in Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar Series race at the Grand Prix of Baltimore, a simple thought came to the 29-year-old Frenchman.
“I knew I was...