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Another race and another Penske victory with Josef Newgarden’s IndyCar win

Team Penske’s hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener – the fourth win for a Penske car in seven …

Auto racing roundup: Brad Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener, gets 500th win for Roger Penske

Brad Keselowski raced to his third consecutive NASCAR Cup victory Sunday, persevering through a wreck-filled Sunday afternoon and roaring away from the field in overtime to claim the playoff opener. …

Takuma Sato wins in IndyCar’s return to Portland

Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may define his season. He started 11th, was collected in an opening-lap crash, …

Wreck mars Alexander Rossi’s IndyCar win at Pocono

Alexander Rossi won at Pocono Raceway in race marred by a violent wreck that sent IndyCar rookie driver Robert Wickens to the hospital. Wickens was airlifted to a hospital with …

Auto racing roundup: Kyle Busch wins for sixth time this season

Kyle Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing team were in sync everywhere on the track but victory lane. When it was time to snap photos of the winners, some members …

Alexander Rossi wins pole for Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Alexander Rossi won his third pole of the season Saturday, leading qualifying for the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

James Hinchcliffe wins at Iowa for first IndyCar victory of 2018

Less than two months after failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, James Hinchcliffe roared from behind to seize one of the more satisfying victories of his IndyCar career.

UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 7:26 p.m.

Josef Newgarden takes pole at Road America, Team Penske claims 1st row

Defending IndyCar series champion Josef Newgarden has won the pole for the race at Road America, leading a Team Penske sweep on the front row. Newgarden turned in a lap …

Ryan Hunter-Reay races to first IndyCar win since 2015

Ryan Hunter-Reay can finally put everything behind him after he prevailed at Belle Isle on Sunday, taking over the lead when teammate Alexander Rossi slid off the track at a …

All eyes will be on Danica Patrick in her IndyCar return and farewell

Sebastien Bourdais was back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday. So was Helio Castroneves, who returned to his home away from home to re-acclimate to an Indy car. But the …

Josef Newgarden wins Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for third time

Josef Newgarden, the defending series champion started on the pole for the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and led almost the entire way, winning the rain-delayed race on Monday for …

IndyCar will try again on Monday

Josef Newgarden will remain up front at Barber Motorsports Park on Monday for the completion of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

Alexander Rossi grabs 3rd career IndyCar win in Long Beach

Alexander Rossi spent his early racing career in Europe, and his extended family back home in California hardly ever saw him in person.

Commentary: IndyCar on an upswing as NASCAR stumbles over itself

IndyCar and NASCAR, the top two series in the United States, seem as if they are headed in opposite directions at the start of the 2018 season. IndyCar has had …

Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications

Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.

IndyCar returns to Oregon in change to 2018 schedule

Portland International Raceway is back on the IndyCar Series schedule in 2018.

Josef Newgarden gives Team Penske a 15th IndyCar championship

Josef Newgarden won his first IndyCar championship by closing out the best year of his career as the top driver at Team Penske.

Josef Newgarden in control of title race at Sonoma

Josef Newgarden moved a step closer to his first IndyCar title by leading a Penske parade into the IndyCar season finale.

Will Power holds off Penske teammate Josef Newgarden to win at Pocono

Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on Sunday to win the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway for the second straight year.

Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato wins Pocono pole

Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato posted an average of 219.639 mph to win the pole for the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway. Simon Pagenaud joins Sato on the front row. …

Auto racing roundup: Kyle Busch snaps losing streak with first career win at Pocono

Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway …

UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 11 p.m.

Auto racing: Denny Hamlin, Josef Newgarden, Lewis Hamilton win featured races

Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane for the first time this season. …

NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win

Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America

Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course.

Will Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Will Power won a wild IndyCar race under caution at the repaved and reconfigured Texas track that finished with only eight of the 22-car field crossing the finish line. Power …

Graham Rahal rolling as he arrives at Texas off 2 IndyCar wins

Graham Rahal is the only IndyCar driver this season already with two wins. He is back at Texas to defend his win from a year ago. The win last August …

UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:03 p.m.

Charlie Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas

Charlie Kimball has earned his first IndyCar Series pole with a two-lap average speed of 222.556 mph at the repaved and reconfigured Texas Motor Speedway. Kimball will start on the …

Auto racing roundup: NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

Jimmie Johnson sped off on the final restart Sunday and earned another slice of NASCAR history, winning in overtime at Dover International Speedway for the 11th time and moving into …

UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:44 p.m.

Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

Graham Rahal won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, easily holding off Scott Dixon. Rahal won the pole earlier in the day and became the seventh IndyCar driver …

Esteban Gutierrez to replace injured Sebastien Bourdais at Detroit Grand Prix

Dale Coyne Racing has selected Esteban Gutierrez to replace Sebastien Bourdais at the Detroit Grand Prix. Bourdais broke his pelvis, a hip and two ribs in a crash during qualifying …