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  • Will Formula E fill the IndyCar void for Marco Andretti?

     
    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,...
  • Indianapolis 500 racer J.R. Hildebrand motivated by 2011 crash

    Surprisingly, J.R. Hildebrand isn't sick of talking about it. Hildebrand is a 26-year-old driver from Sausalito who nearly leaped from obscurity to Indianapolis 500 winner as a rookie three years ago. But he made a shocking mistake. Leading...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents

    Ryan Hunter-Reay holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500 in duel of Fort Lauderdale residents
    Ryan Hunter-Reay held off a furious charge from fellow Fort Lauderdale resident Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500. It was the first win at the Brickyard for Hunter-Reay, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, while the Brazilian-born Castroneves...
  • French billionaire Vincent Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis

    French billionaire Vincent Bolloré launches electric car sharing service in Indianapolis
    BlueIndy, an electric car sharing service set to become the biggest of its kind in the country, yesterday launched in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded by French billionaire Vincent Bolloré's Bolloré Group, which already runs similar successful programs in...
  • NBC should be rooting for Blackhawks to beat Kings

     NBC should be rooting for Blackhawks to beat Kings
    They won't admit it, but privately NBC will be rooting for the Blackhawks to pull off the comeback against the Kings this weekend. Having the Hawks in the Stanley Cup Final is huge for NBC. Not as much with the Kings. With the Rangers and Kings...
  • Power holds on to win first Detroit race

    DETROIT -- Will Power had just enough power Saturday to hold off a charging Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series Duel in Detroit street race, the first of two such races this weekend at Belle Isle Park. Power won for the 23rd time in his career and...
  • NASCAR's Kurt Busch OK after hard crash in Indy 500 practice

    Kurt Busch crashed hard during practice Monday for the Indianapolis 500 but walked away from the accident unhurt. Busch is the NASCAR driver attempting "the double" this year by racing in the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 stock-car race at...
  • Jimmie Johnson wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory of season

    Jimmie Johnson wins Coca-Cola 600 for first victory of season
    Jimmie Johnson started Sunday as one of the drivers facing scrutiny for a winless NASCAR Sprint Cup season after 11 races. He will wake up Monday morning with no such worries. Johnson overtook Matt Kenseth with eight laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600,...
  • Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to wave green flag at Indy 500

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will wave the green flag to start the Indianapolis 500, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday. The 55-year-old billionaire was named the honorary starter of the legendary race, which is this Sunday. "I am...
  • Monaco, Indy and Charlotte on tap for motor racing's biggest day

    Call it motor racing's version of the Triple Crown -- on the same day. Three of the sport's most celebrated races take place Sunday: Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix, followed by the Indianapolis 500 and then NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 that night at...
  • Marco Andretti, in sixth position, is primed for fastest Indy field

    Marco Andretti was rolling along on the highway from New York City to Nazareth, Pa., the other day, so it was a good time to talk Indy 500. He is great in such phone conversations because, like his time behind the racing wheel, he is never on cruise...