Indianapolis 500

Alexander Rossi celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 11:05 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was as worried as the rest of the IndyCar field when a violent wreck shot Robert Wickens' car airborne, ripped up the catchfence and left the tub of the rookie's Honda toppled on the asphalt. The crash at Pocono Raceway was the latest grim reminder how drivers...
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Scott Dixon waits in his pit box before a practice session for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 18, 2018 - 4:33 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Scott Dixon has been about flawless as he chases his fifth IndyCar championship. He hit a minor bump at Pocono. Days after signing a contract extension with Chip Ganassi Racing, Dixon had one of his worst qualifying performances of the season. He starts 13th on Sunday, well...
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El McLaren de Fernando Alonso en acción durante la sesión clasificatoria para el Gran Premio de Hungría en Mogyorod el 28 de julio del 2018. El español no seguirá en la fórmula uno la temporada que viene y se especula que correrá en la categoría IndyCar de EEUU. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 3:47 pm
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States. McLaren Racing confirmed Tuesday the Spaniard will not return to F1 next year for an 18th season, and Alonso said F1's leadership group tried to persuade him to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, Scott Dixon sits in his car before a practice session for the IndyCar Series auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. ixon will likely finish his career with Chip Ganassi Racing under a new contract for one of IndyCar's greatest drivers. The extension announced Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, puts Dixon behind the wheel of the PNC Bank-sponsored entry and ends all speculation he'd leave Ganassi after 17 seasons to join Fernando Alonso on a new McLaren team. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 13, 2018 - 4:31 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will likely finish his career with Chip Ganassi Racing under a new contract for one of IndyCar's greatest drivers. The extension announced Monday puts Dixon behind the wheel of the PNC Bank-sponsored entry and ends all speculation he'd leave Ganassi after 17...
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August 09, 2018 - 4:06 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Tony Stewart is considering a return to the Indianapolis 500 next year. Stewart, a three-time NASCAR champion and Indiana native, grew up chasing a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He won twice there in NASCAR's Brickyard 400, but was never able to win the Indy 500. He...
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Sports car driver Michael Johnson talks to a crew member in the garage at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. Johnson, who is paralyzed from the waist down, is coming off his first professional win in the TCR class of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. (AP Photo/Genaro C. Armas)
August 03, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Michael Johnson's big grin never seems to disappear because he is doing what he loves. The smile sticks out as he drives the No. 54 Audi for JDC-Miller Motorsports in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. So does his other set of wheels — the wheelchair he uses when he's not behind the wheel. "...
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August 02, 2018 - 6:48 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Katherine Legge will make her NASCAR debut in a two-race Xfinity Series deal with JD Motorsports. The open-wheel and sports car veteran will race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Road America in Wisconsin. Legge will drive the No. 15 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Maryland-...
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July 28, 2018 - 4:16 pm
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Winning the Indianapolis 500 for the first time two months ago gives Will Power hope another drought will end Sunday. Power is among the favorites for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. This is a race he has never won, but he's come close. He has been on the...
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Host Danica Patrick appears at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 18, 2018 - 10:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500. The newly retired racecar driver was the first woman to host the annual show honoring the past year's best athletes and moments on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Her first...
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James Hinchcliffe (5) races his car during the IndyCar Series auto race Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 08, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Canadian James Hinchcliffe passed Josef Newgarden with just over 40 laps left to win the IndyCar race at the Iowa Speedway on Sunday, his first victory of the season. Hinchcliffe, a series veteran who failed to qualify for this year's Indianapolis 500, picked up his first win...
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