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  • 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...
  • 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...
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  • IndyCar's Juan Pablo Montoya to return to NASCAR for two races

    IndyCar's Juan Pablo Montoya to return to NASCAR for two races
    Juan Pablo Montoya, who returned to IndyCar racing this season after seven years driving in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, will drive in two NASCAR races this summer, Team Penske said Wednesday. Montoya, 38, will drive Penske's No. 12 Ford at Michigan...
  • We get the green flag on the Michael Andretti street sign in Allentown

     
    Thanks to a number of Warrior spies who took the time to provide information, I think I've solved most of the mystery over the street-name sign spotted by city resident Joe Holler on Hamilton Street at the Ninth Street intersection in early December....
  • Drino Miller dies at 72; off-road racing pioneer, engine designer

    Drino Miller dies at 72; off-road racing pioneer, engine designer
    Caked with sweat and the desert sand that had been lashing his face over hundreds of miles, Drino Miller rolled his hopped-up dune buggy to a stop. He was nine miles from the finish line of the 1970 Mexican 1000 – a grueling test for man and machine...
  • 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...
  • Isn't it time for someone to reward Sage Karam's talent -- no (purse) strings attached?

     
    Some guy with a Twitter name of @JeffJustJeff posted the following during Saturday’s Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring sports car endurance race: “@SageKaram has thoroughly impressed me. Get that kid a full time ride.” Another guy named...
  • 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.......