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  • 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...
  • IndyCar's Scott Dixon loves making a spectacle of himself

    IndyCar's Scott Dixon loves making a spectacle of himself
    Every Memorial Day weekend, IndyCar drivers set their sights on winning the Indianapolis 500, aka the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing." And some drivers, such as Scott Dixon, make a spectacle of themselves off the track. Like when the 33-year-old New...
  • Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed

    Indy 500's high-end promises: big-name favorites, unprecedented speed
    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...
  • Why immigration reform has GOP leaders eating one of their own

    Why immigration reform has GOP leaders eating one of their own
    Not only have House Republican leaders ditched a comprehensive immigration overhaul from the Senate, now they are even blocking a more modest effort from one of their own. House GOP leaders have refused to allow a vote on legislation from Republican...
  • Taco Bell adds breakfast items to menu

    Taco Bell adds breakfast items to menu
    Today marks the official start of Taco Bell's new breakfast menu, which features AM crunch wraps, waffle tacos and a jacked up OJ-Mountain Dew. At a south Orlando Taco Bell, my colleague Jon Busdeker and I were the first customers to sample the new menu....
  • Going into Grand Prix of Long Beach, Tony Kanaan is where he belongs

    Going into Grand Prix of Long Beach, Tony Kanaan is where he belongs
    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...
  • Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix

    Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix
    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. Then...
  • Ford Celebrates Mustang's 50th Birthday

    Ford Celebrates Mustang's 50th Birthday
    Some sang Happy Birthday, many showed off their labors of love and others talked about the heritage. But they all came out for the same reason: to mark 50 years of an automotive icon at the place where it premiered. Nearly 100 Ford Mustangs were on...
  • Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel

    Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio marriage was novel
    Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits. The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
  • Gary Bettenhausen's death triggers lots of memories

     
    Mario Andretti (left) goes around the outside to pass Billy Vukovich for the lead at Nazareth in 1969. When I first learned on Monday about the death of racer Gary Bettenhausen, a number of different thoughts came to my mind.......