Indianapolis 500

Will Power poses with the trophy after winning an IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 18, 2019 - 4:23 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn't appear until the halfway point. But they've really been hanging over the track since the series returned to the mountains in 2013. A fatal crash. A promising career wrecked...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2017, file photo, team owner Roger Penske, left, talks with driver Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, on pit road before an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves said it will depend largely on finding a sponsor, a search he believes will be helped greatly by the fact that another Penske driver, Simon Pagenaud, won Indy in May. (AP Photo/Randy Holt, File)
June 26, 2019 - 2:36 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves no longer races full-time in IndyCar after a nearly two-decade career with Penske that included Indy 500 wins in 2001...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrates by swimming in the James Scott Memorial Fountain after winning the second race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader in Detroit, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
June 02, 2019 - 4:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon has had a lot of memorable days as a five-time IndyCar season champion. There's a good chance, though, it will be easy for him to remember what happened Sunday. Dixon won the Detroit Grand Prix, his first victory of the year and 45th of his career, just hours after being...
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Josef Newgarden takes the 10th turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 4:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races on a rain-slicked course Saturday to take the IndyCar points lead. The Team Penske driver with a Chevrolet-powered car finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who also was the runner-up at the Indianapolis...
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Alexander Rossi autographs caps after qualifying for the pole for the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 2:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The Detroit Grand Prix has begun, starting under a yellow flag after Zach Veach spun out just before the race was to begin following a weather delay Saturday. Shortly after the race began on the rain-soaked track, the...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 26, 2019 - 11:05 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 50th anniversary in the Indianapolis 500 with his 18th victory. Along for the ride was sponsor John Menard, like Penske celebrating nearly a lifetime of annual trips to the fabled race. Unlike his old friend, he has had little success in the one event...
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Crew members lift Martin Truex Jr.'s car to change a flat tire during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
May 26, 2019 - 8:37 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then survived a wild restart five laps from the end Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons. Truex slid into the Turn 4 wall during the first stage of NASCAR's longest event,...
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Drivers stand on the track to pay tribute to the three-time Formula One world champion Nicki Lauda, prior to the drivers parade, at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): ___ 2:10 p.m. Drivers are wearing red caps with Niki written on them ahead of the race in memory of Niki Lauda. The three-time F1 champion died on Monday at the age of 70, less than one year after a lung transplant. Lauda, who...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after he clocked the fastest time during the qualifying session at the Monaco racetrack, in Monaco, Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
May 25, 2019 - 4:04 pm
One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera. Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season. The Silver Arrows are well placed to do so with defending F1 champion...
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May 25, 2019 - 2:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor...
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