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

     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...
  • Kurt Busch ready to race in Sunday's Indy 500, NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600

    Kurt Busch ready to race in Sunday's Indy 500, NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600
    CONCORD, N.C. — Kurt Busch has always been a bit of a prickly pear. Maybe that's the best way to make some sense out this fruity adventure during a looooooong stretch of Sunday. While most folks are settling into their beach chairs and popping...
  • Nazareth Speedway sits idle, 10 years after last race

    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...
  • Will Power gets first IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan wins Fontana race

    Will Power gets first IndyCar title as Tony Kanaan wins Fontana race
    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....
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. August 25 1984—Mike Collier collects three hits, including a home run, and Allentown beats West Bethelhem 5-3 for its fifth straight Blue Mountain...
  • Dixon takes Sonoma; Andretti eighth

    Dixon takes Sonoma; Andretti eighth
    The Sports Xchange SONOMA, Calif. —Scott Dixon had the right fuel strategy, again. IndyCar's master of saving fuel delivered his first win of the season Sunday at Sonoma Raceway as the series prepares for a championship fight next weekend at...
  • Power lives up to name at Milwaukee Mile; Andretti 13th

    Power lives up to name at Milwaukee Mile; Andretti 13th
    WEST ALLIS, Wis. -- Will Power apparently is now an oval specialist in IndyCar. Less than a year after winning his first full-length race on such a track, Team Penske's driver won another. Power led 228 of the 250 laps at the historic Milwaukee Mile,...
  • Paul Reinhard: Kevin Ward Jr. wouldn't have been hit by Tony Stewart if he hadn't left his car

    The final outcome of what happened on Saturday night at Canandaiqua Speedway was not a "that's racin'" deal that you hear about so often in the sport. When the right rear tire of a winged sprint car driven by Tony Stewart slid up the track and clipped...
  • NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on dirt track in N.Y. | Graphic video

    NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on dirt track in N.Y. | Graphic video
    (Reuters) - Veteran NASCAR champion Tony Stewart retreated from competition on Sunday after he struck and killed an aggrieved young driver walking on a dirt track in a low-stakes race, in an incident highlighting the risks and bravado around car racing....
  • FLASHBACK: In 1964, the Eagles beat the Steelers at ASD Stadium

    August 11 1984—Dieruff grad Joe Atiyeh, who holds dual citizenship, settles for a silver medal — Syria's first-ever Olympic medal — when he is pinned by Lou Banach in 1:01 in the 100-kilogram freestyle wrestling tournament final in...
  • No charges for now against Tony Stewart

    Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behavior by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official said Monday. Stewart, a mercurial...