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Two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso skipping Monaco GP for Indy 500

McLaren says Fernando Alonso will race for the team at the Indianapolis 500 next month and miss the Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren will be racing in the famous IndyCar race …

IndyCar has stable feeling for first time in years

Two races into the IndyCar season and neither Penske nor Ganassi has been to victory lane. The slots instead went to smaller teams, Honda-powered teams, in fact, as the balance …

Hinchcliffe grabs 1st victory since near-fatal 2015 accident

James Hinchcliffe raced to his first victory since his near-fatal accident in 2015 by hanging in a three-lap shootout to the finish Sunday on the streets of Long Beach.

Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan celebrate 20th year in Indy cars

Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan have known each other 30 years and together are celebrating their 20th season at the top of their profession. Neither has any intent on giving …

Ganassi open to Kyle Larson in Indy 500 – another year

Chip Ganassi knows Kyle Larson wants to run the Indianapolis 500. The team owner says he will only enter the budding NASCAR star in the race after proper planning and …

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

NTT Data to sponsor IndyCar’s Scott Dixon at Long Beach

NTT Data will sponsor four-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon this weekend at Long Beach. Chip Ganassi Racing is still looking for a full-time sponsor for the series’ most decorated driver. …

Bourdais wins IndyCar opener in St Petersburg in major upset

Sebastien Bourdais pulled off a major upset in the IndyCar season-opener, driving from last place to a victory on the streets of St. Petersburg that left him in tears.

IndyCar’s Marco Andretti curbs overthinking in bid to win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The best season of Marco Andretti’s career was 11 years ago when he was a raw, unproven rookie without a care in the world. He remembers …

Team Penske stacked with talent at start of IndyCar season

Team Penske heads into this weekend’s season-opening IndyCar race in Florida with a stacked lineup. It includes the top four drivers from last year’s final standings. Simon Pagenaud is seeking …

Auto racing roundup: Truex wins Chase playoff opener

Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for the first time in …

Cars: NASCAR’s Chase usually produces temper tantrums

Based on history, the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will produce pushing and shoving, ruined cars and a whole lot of yelling and finger-pointing. The third year of NASCAR’s …

Newsmakers: Bears sign kicker Connor Barth to replace Robbie Gould

The Chicago Bears signed kicker Connor Barth to replace Robbie Gould. Barth played in 12 games for Tampa Bay last season, going 23 of 28 on field goals and making …

Auto racing: Elliot Sadler holds off Denny Hamlin for first Darlington win

Dale Earnhardt Jr. surely needed a break from his unsettled future in racing. Elliott Sadler provided the perfect distraction Saturday with his Xfinity Series win at Darlington (South Carolina) Raceway.

Newsmakers: Free agent point guard Ty Lawson joins Sacramento Kings

Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.

Auto racing roundup: Rahal barely wins IndyCar race after last-lap pass

Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish for an IndyCar race at Texas.

Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap

Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There’s nothing like it with a championship on the line.

Auto Racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol suspended until Sunday

The water-logged Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway was called after just 48 of 500 laps were run because of rainstorms throughout Saturday night in Bristol, Tennessee.

Dale Coyne Racing to honor Bryan Clauson at Pocono

Dale Coyne Racing announced Tuesday that Conor Daly will drive the No. 88 in Sunday’s IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway to honor the memory of Bryan Clauson.

Will Power notches third IndyCar victory, eyes overall championship

Will Power used pit strategy to grab his third victory of the season and close in on Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud in the race for the IndyCar championship.

Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa – Josef Newgarden had made a habit out of finishing second at Iowa Speedway. He finally had a breakthrough on Sunday – in a big way.

Auto racing: Brad Keselowski wins for 3rd time at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski became the first three-time winner at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night in Sparta, Kentucky, overtaking Kevin Harvick on lap 201 and holding on for the Sprint Cup Series …

Power holds off Kanaan to win IndyCar race at Road America

Healthy again following an early-season illness, Will Power is feeling much better about his chances of contending for another IndyCar championship.

Carl Edwards takes the pole for road course race at Sonoma

Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma (California) Raceway.

IndyCar postpones Firestone 600 race at Soggy Texas, will wait until August for third attempt at race completion

The IndyCar race at soggy Texas has been postponed for the second day in a row, and this time the series will wait more than two months before trying again.

Motor sports roundup: Suarez first Mexicon-born driver to win NASCAR national race

Daniel Suarez became the first Mexican-born driver to win a NASCAR national race, passing Kyle Busch and holding off one of the sport’s big stars at the Xfinity Series race …

Auto Racing: Power wins at Belle Isle for first victory of season

Hours after that qualifying mishap Sunday, Power raced to his first IndyCar victory of the season, holding off points leader Simon Pagenaud by 0.92 seconds at Detroit’s Belle Isle on …

Auto racing roundup: Power enjoys power boost at Indy 500 practice

Will Power and Josef Newgarden finally got Chevrolet to the top of the speed chart Friday.

Auto racing roundup: Edwards passes Kyle Busch on last lap to win at Richmond

Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond (Virginia) …

Pagenaud wins Long Beach for 1st victory driving for Penske

Simon Pagenaud raced to his first victory for Team Penske by holding off Scott Dixon in the caution-free Grand Prix of Long Beach.

Scott Dixon dominates in IndyCar’s return to Phoenix after 11 years

Scott Dixon dominated after taking the lead on a midrace caution and crossed the checkers under another yellow flag to win IndyCar’s first race at Phoenix International Raceway in 11 …