| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Heeding doctors' advice after being seriously hurt in a crash last month, four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti said Thursday he's ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my head and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 AM
The Directors Guild of America has selected Lee Blaine as the recipient of its Frank Capra award and Vince DeDario for the Franklin J. Schaffner award.
The duo will be honored at the 66th Annual DGA Awards on Jan. 25 at the Century Plaza.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams said Friday it signed Ryan Briscoe to drive its No. 8 car next year in the IndyCar Series.
Ganassi also said veteran Tony Kanaan would take over its No. 10 car for Dario Franchitti, who announced last month he was retiring from...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
IndyCar just released its television schedule for next year and the race at Pocono Raceway on July 6 is set to be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. IndyCar's return to Pocono this past July was televised by ABC, but perhaps the change in format to a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title.
They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti on Thursday held his first news conference since he suffered serious injuries in a career-ending crash in October.
"Sorry I haven't been in a position to chat any earlier," said Franchitti, 40, who also is a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Four-time IndyCar series champion Dario Franchitti, citing doctors' advice after he was seriously hurt in a crash in October, said Thursday he is ending his racing career.
"Based upon the expert advice of the doctors who have treated and assessed my...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Looking back at the weekend’s motor racing, including Jimmie Johnson’s sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title and Sebastian Vettel’s win victory at the U.S. Grand Prix, five things come to mind:
Johnson raises an extraordinarily high bar even...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Helio Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 but there's one prize that's always eluded him: An IndyCar Series championship.
So the 38-year-old Brazilian who drives for Team Penske will try again this season.
"That's the goal,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:08 PM
IndyCar Series drivers are scheduled to hold a day-long test session next Monday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana that's free to the public, the track said Tuesday.
The testing session, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is to prepare the teams for the MAVTV 500 at...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A snail entering the Indianapolis 500? Stranger things have happened ... especially in animated features. Ryan Reynolds voices the tiny, not particularly speedy creature who has dreams of competing in one of the world's most famous auto races.