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    Busted New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson is facing legal troubles after being charged Thursday in St. Charles County, Missouri, with resisting arrest and traffic violations on July 14 …


  • Ryan Hunter-Reay wins IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway

    Ryan Hunter-Reay raced to his third IndyCar victory at Iowa Speedway in the last four years Saturday night. Hunter-Reay held off the field on a late restart to give Andretti …


  • Bourdais holds on

    Sebastien Bourdais pulled away following a late caution to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, his second IndyCar victory of the season. Bourdais was dominating before the caution flag came …


  • IndyCar CEO: Rules package was off for Fontana race

    The CEO of IndyCar said Wednesday that the series went too far with the rules package for last weekend’s race at California, where many drivers sharply criticized what they said …


  • Graham Rahal survives pack racing of Fontana for second career win

    Graham Rahal avoided a penalty despite driving out of pit road with part of his fueling mechanism attached and held on through a wild finish for his second career IndyCar …


  • Larson can’t weather wait, Busch can

    Kyle Larson knew the rain was coming – and wanted it to arrive as soon as possible. He didn’t get his wish. Instead, the downpour that ended this Sprint Cup …


  • Edwards on other side in MIS race

    Carl Edwards acknowledges this trip to Michigan feels a bit different to him. “It is a little strange to come here to this race and not be driving for Jack …


  • Hamilton leads start to finish in Canada

    Lewis Hamilton quickly put his Monaco pit stop blunder – and everyone else in the Formula One field – behind him. The reigning world champion won the Canadian Grand Prix …


  • Bourdais picks up first win of season

    DETROIT – Sebastien Bourdais raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season Sunday, outlasting Takuma Sato in a caution-filled ending at Belle Isle. Bourdais held on in his No. …


  • He can go home again

    INDIANAPOLIS – His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found …


  • Sigh of relief at Indy after no disasters

    INDIANAPOLIS – Derrick Walker looked and sounded relieved after Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Five crashes, no serious injuries and no cars in the air – a good day for IndyCar’s biggest …


  • Castroneves makes his sixth try at winning a fourth Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS – Upside down, staring directly at blue skies above, was not how Helio Castroneves planned to start his march toward a record-tying fourth win at the Indianapolis 500. During …


  • Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS – They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition. This year, IndyCar is hoping the …


  • Auto racing notes: IndyCar’s James Hinchcliffe thanks ‘heroes’ after scary crash

    IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe thanked the “heroes” on Tuesday who helped him survive a dangerous crash a day earlier at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Team owner Sam Schmidt was just relieved.


  • Dixon on Indy pole

    INDIANAPOLIS – One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake. The next, he was sitting on the Indianapolis 500 pole.


  • Auto notes: Denny Hamlin wins NASCAR All-Star

    Denny Hamlin has given Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway in …


  • Auto Racing notes: Will Power wins Indy Grand Prix

    Will Power came to Indianapolis chasing more than a double. He wants a clean sweep. After Saturday, the defending IndyCar champion is halfway home. Power led 65 of 82 laps …


  • Defending IndyCar champion Power wins pole for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

    Defending IndyCar champion Will Power won the pole for today’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis with a qualifying record in the second-year event. The Australian completed the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course …


  • Auto racing: Earnhardt Jr. earns emotional victory at Talladega

    At a track that has always been good to his family, in front of an adoring crowd that so clearly favors him over everyone else in the field, Dale Earnhardt …


  • Busch scores victory at Richmond

    Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend. …


  • Rain hampers racing in South

    Helio Castroneves will start from the pole position at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama after a shortened qualifying session in Birmingham. Castroneves turned in the fast lap of 1:07.1925 …


  • Hinchcliffe overcomes weather in Louisiana

    James Hinchcliffe is getting used to partying in New Orleans. The veteran IndyCar driver was a guest at one of the biggest Mardi Gras parades in February. So, he looked …


  • Auto Racing: Rain washes out IndyCar qualifying at GP of Louisiana

    Juan Pablo Montoya got some extra mileage out of his season-opening IndyCar series victory, thanks to a rain out of qualifying Saturday in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana …


  • Auto Racing: Teenager Erik Jones takes Xfinity race over Sprint Cup stars

    Teenager Erik Jones pulled away to his first career Xfinity Series victory Friday night, outrunning Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the same Texas track where …


  • Hamlin holds off Keselowski to win at Martinsville

    Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota’s 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race …


  • Auto racing notes: Joey Logano uses restart to win truck race at Martinsville

    Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway on Saturday. …


  • Brazilian organizers say IndyCar opener has been canceled

    The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil’s capital was canceled on Thursday. The television channel promoting the event released a brief statement saying the decision was made “unilaterally” …


  • In brief: Will Power wins IndyCar series title

    Auto Racing: Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night in Fontana, Calif., finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled …


  • Auto racing notes: Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium – unshaven, his eyes glassy – and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his …


  • Dixon Sonoma IndyCar winner

    Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway in California on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power recovered from a mid-race spin to …


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