| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:35 PM
As temperatures neared 100 degrees at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Juan Pablo Montoya appeared to have won the pole position during qualifying Friday for the IndyCar series' final race of the season.
But there was one more driver to qualify: Helio...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:39 PM
On May 6, 2004, Craig Rust, president and general manager of the Nazareth Speedway, said, "Nazareth is not for sale. We are not seeking a buyer, and we have not received an offer. We are getting ready to race."
Eight days later, he was singing a...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Turns out the fourth time was the charm for IndyCar driver Will Power.
The Australian driver captured his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, while Tony Kanaan won the series' season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana....
| Jun 18, 2014
Helio Castroneves is protcted from a scorching sun while his team works on his car during Tuesday's IndyCar test session at Pocono Raceway. You just assume that a guy named Will Power must be a never-give-up type. And that name......
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:37 AM
TORONTO -- Finally, Sebastien Bourdais is a winner again in IndyCar after taking Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto event on Sunday.
Bourdais' last win came Nov. 11, 2007, in a Champ Car race in Mexico City.
The career win was his 32nd, breaking a tie...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The motor-racing world lost one of its biggest fans with the death of actor James Garner at 86.
Garner, who died Saturday, starred in a movie about racing ("Grand Prix" in 1966), competed in events such as the Baja 1000 off-road race and owned a race...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
"This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it."
There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Juan Pablo Montoya won the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday to complete a triumphant return to open wheel racing after seven years in NASCAR.
Helio Castroneves was second to make it a 1-2 finish for team owner Roger Penske.
Montoya won for the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:46 AM
There are lot of things about the Cubs’ plan that I get. What Theo Epstein is doing with prospects is smart. They need new grandstands and better player amenities. I get all that. What I don't get is the Ricketts' insistence on all the outfield...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:11 PM
The Verizon IndyCar Series returns from a three-week layoff with one of its doubleheader weekends, this time on a street course in downtown Houston.
For the drivers, that will mean one thing: Drink lots of fluids.
With temperatures forecast to reach...
| Jun 28, 2014
Some familiar voices echoed outside the studios of WGN Radio on Friday, as the station honored 10 of its air personalities enshrined with sidewalk plaques in a new Walk of Fame.
Roy Leonard, Spike O'Dell and Orion Samuelson were among the honorees on...