Automobile racing

Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, answers a question during a press conference for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 25, 2017 - 7:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves watched from afar as NASCAR stars Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart retired and Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced that he will step away after the season. Castroneves is far from jealous. But he is definitely curious. After all, there's...
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May 25, 2017 - 7:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jeffrey Dean Morgan, one of the stars of the hit TV show "The Walking Dead," will drive the pace car Sunday for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Morgan shot to stardom with a recurring role on ABC's show "Grey's Anatomy," and has appeared on shows ranging from "...
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Vice President Mike Pence waves while speaking during his visit to Cajun Industries in Port Allen, La., Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 7:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are making a security change after Vice President Mike Pence confirmed he will attend Sunday's race. Pence, a former Indiana governor, confirmed Thursday that he would be returning to his home state to watch the race, which is part of a...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, answers a question during a press conference for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 25, 2017 - 6:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock. He essentially turned the hallowed Brickyard into his own personal playground. It has been all Alonso, all the time, since the two-time...
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Vice President Mike Pence waves while speaking during his visit to Cajun Industries in Port Allen, La., Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Bill Feig/The Advocate via AP)
May 25, 2017 - 5:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are making a security change after Vice President Mike Pence confirmed he will attend Sunday's race. Pence, a former Indiana governor, confirmed Thursday that he would be returning to his home state to watch the race, which is part of a...
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Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, talks with car owner Roger Penske before the start of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Indianapolis. Rain delayed the start of qualifications. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 25, 2017 - 4:15 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves has spent the past six years chasing history at the Indianapolis 500, trying in vain to join A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser Sr. in an exclusive club of four-time winners. He didn't anticipate making a different kind of history last weekend. Like nearly...
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May 25, 2017 - 3:30 am
SEC-KENTUCKY-SOUTH CAROLINA White's 4 RBIs helps Kentucky top South Carolina, 7-2 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Evan White drove in four runs to lead Kentucky to a 7-2 win over South Carolina on Wednesday in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The third-seeded Wildcats (38-16) move into the winner's...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, Marco Andretti, right, talks with car owner and father Michael Andretti during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Michael Andretti needed some assurances before running six cars in this year's Indianapolis 500. He also needed some help. But aside from finding extra crew members and sponsorship, the biggest challenge of this week may be communication. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
May 25, 2017 - 2:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Before Marco Andretti ties the knot, he has another milestone in mind to seal with a kiss. This love story comes with no guarantees: The Brickyard just may jilt him. But "Indianapolis 500 champion Marco Andretti" sure does have a nice ring to it for a family touched with more...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, the car driven by Alexander Rossi is serviced during a pit stop in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Putting together the right pit crew can make all the difference on race day. Just ask defending Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, who overcame some early race struggles last year and wound up relying on those same guys to help him reach victory lane. (AP Photo/Rob Baker, File)
May 24, 2017 - 11:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane. The first time his crew struggled with the fuel probe, Rossi dropped from 10th to 22nd. The second time, it knocked him back to 30th and seemingly out of contention in his first...
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May 24, 2017 - 8:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais has been released from the hospital after a crash during qualifying for the Indy 500 last weekend that left him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. The French driver tweeted a picture of himself leaving Methodist Hospital on...
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