IndyCar

September 19, 2018 - 5:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colton Herta and Patricio O'Ward will move up to the IndyCar Series in 2019 as drivers for Harding Steinbrenner Racing. Harding Racing is owned by Indianapolis businessman Mike Harding and just completed its first IndyCar Series season. Herta and O'Ward made their IndyCar debuts...
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Team owner Chip Ganassi prepares to do a stage dive into the arms of his team after his driver Scott Dixon won the IndyCar championship, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Elijah Nouvelage)
September 17, 2018 - 4:41 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's playoff opening race at Las Vegas. He had three drivers in contention for a critical victory, and when Brad Keselowski crossed the finish line for Team Penske's 500th...
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FILE - In this, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon has blazed his way through the record books to cement himself as the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation. One more championship will give him five, second in the open wheel record books only to A.J. Foyt. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 16, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit stressed. Dixon needed only an uneventful Sunday at...
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FILE - In this, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon has blazed his way through the record books to cement himself as the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation. One more championship will give him five, second in the open wheel record books only to A.J. Foyt. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
September 16, 2018 - 8:51 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season finale Sunday at Sonoma Raceway (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Scott Dixon has won his fifth IndyCar championship with a second-place finish at Sonoma Raceway. Ryan Hunter-Reay won the race from the pole. Dixon needed only a steady race to hold...
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September 16, 2018 - 6:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has vowed to return to a race car following injuries in a crash at Pocono Raceway. Wickens posted to social media from his bed in an Indianapolis rehabilitation center. The Canadian is wearing braces around his neck and torso, and a cast on his...
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September 15, 2018 - 8:42 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay snatched the pole from championship contender Scott Dixon in the final seconds of qualifying Saturday at Sonoma Raceway. Hunter-Reay crossed the timing line in 1 minute, 17.6277 seconds to earn his first pole of the season and deny Dixon the top starting spot...
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September 15, 2018 - 5:55 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — It was just assumed that Alexander Rossi didn't want to be an IndyCar driver when he joined the series. His career had been aimed at making it in Formula One, and when that didn't come together, IndyCar was the only thing left. So he became the villain, which doesn't at all...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 file photo,Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt prepares to drive his modified Corvette, in Las Vegas. Schmidt was paralyzed from the neck down in a crash 16 years ago. Sam Schmidt was left quadriplegic from a racing accident and the team he later created has suffered a series of tragedies and setbacks. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
September 11, 2018 - 3:13 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The stranger had tears in his eyes as he pushed through a crowd to reach Sam Schmidt in his wheelchair. Schmidt was watching his team tune up a pair of engines, the roar was relentless and the man had to lean in close and shout in Schmidt's ear to be heard. Thank you, the man...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 11, 2018 - 12:02 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400. Then he safely and strategically bumped his way into the lead and sped to the finish line. One year after settling for second in a chaotic, crash-marred race last year, Keselowski redeemed himself...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) leads the first lap during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
September 10, 2018 - 5:44 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Brad Keselowski has given Roger Penske his first win in the Brickyard 400. Keselowski took the lead with a daring pass, bumping leader Denny Hamlin as they came around the 2.5-mile oval on...
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