| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:35 PM
The license plate on Jim Knipe's car reads "69 INDY."
Last year, he said, Mario Andretti autographed the plate for him.
"I'm a pretty heavy-duty Mario Andretti fan," Knipe, a 58-year-old Bethlehem resident, said this week.
Considering that it has...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:13 PM
HAMMOND — A racetrack near the Indiana/Illinois state line that once drew thousands of spectators in the early days of auto racing has largely faded from memory, but its history has been preserved.
Historical facts, memories and stories of the...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:51 PM
You might say that John "Jack" Lanigan Sr. has a new "pair of shoes," ones that comes with lifts.
He started Mi-Jack Products more than 60 years ago in the basement of his home, and today the company's self-propelled gantry cranes are at work around the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:27 PM
Sage Karam is scheduled to make his non-Indianapolis 500 debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series next week in St. Petersburg, Fla., but his first day on the track with other series cars didn't go well on Monday.
Driving a Chevy-powered car for Chip...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 10:05 PM
Does Chicago have the key to teaching its citizens about money so they make better financial choices and live more prosperous lives?
The federal government thinks the city just might.
On Thursday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will dub Chicago...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Un piloto con alma de policía cuyo gran sueño es encarcelar a todos los malandrines; otro bailarín que, sin embargo, se siente “más cómodo” conduciendo un bólido a 250 millas por hora que danzando; y una leyenda con la etiqueta de gran...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 1:51 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:09 AM
Racing and wrestling have always brought the father and son together.
From the endless cross country commutes to go-kart races … to the times when the kid went against his old man's wrestling team … to his meteoric rise to IndyCar phenom....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:11 PM
The debris and scorch marks are gone after a fire last week at the soon-to-open neurology and cancer center at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston.
Today, sun streams through the building's large windows and reflects on white walls meant to soothe patients...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Jesse James heard all the recommendations from the establishment and, like his more famous namesake would have done, thumbed his nose at them. Told to go back to Penn State for another season, the chiseled, 6-foot-7, 270-pound tight end instead decided to...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:06 PM
On Sunday, Sage Karam moved back into Indianapolis.
Last year, Karam lived in the hub of Indy-car racing only for the racing season. He'd undoubtedly like it to be more permanent this time.
On Tuesday, the former Nazareth High wrestler and 2013...