Safety questions hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

Safety questions hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

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.

Single duty: Kurt Busch brings double lessons to Charlotte

May 22
There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on the Coca-Cola 600.

Hinchcliffe posts photo from hospital thanking safety crew

May 22
James Hinchcliffe was smiling and dressed in a hospital gown in his first photo since the brutal crash that knocked him out of the Indianapolis 500.
Motorsports
5:20pm

All-Star winner Hamlin confident in Charlotte double

Denny Hamlin's not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
4:30pm

Latvala leads Ogier at Rally of Portugal with 3 stages left

Jari-Matti Latvala maintained his lead of the Rally of Portugal on Saturday with one day to go.
Motorsports
1:05pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr has plenty of horsepower on Twitter

NASCAR's most popular driver is now one of the most popular people on Twitter.
Motorsports
11:05am

French driver Grosjean hit with 5-place Monaco grid penalty

French driver Romain Grosjean was handed a five-place grid penalty at the Monaco Grand Prix because of an unscheduled gearbox change.
Motorsports
10:55am

Andretti family brushes off so-called curse at Indianapolis

The roar rose from the crowd with the simple introduction of one of the Indianapolis 500's all-time stars.
Motorsports
10:35am

Hunter-Reay forgotten champion as Indianapolis 500 looms

When Ryan Hunter-Reay stood in Victory Lane after a thrilling last-lap duel with Helio Castroneves, he had a hard time describing just what winning the Indianapolis 500 meant to him.
Motorsports
10:15am

Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500

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.
Motorsports
May 23

Hamilton takes Monaco GP pole position ahead of Rosberg

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton clinched his first ever pole at the Monaco Grand Prix after a strong drive Saturday while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg will start from second as he bids to win the race for the third straight year.
Motorsports
May 23

Even before Indy 500 begins, prep under way for next year

As much as the Indianapolis 500 strives to move forward, to go faster and push the limits just a little bit further, the Memorial Day weekend race remains steeped in its traditions.
Motorsports
May 23

Gordon not ready for sentimentality at Coca-Cola 600

Sentimentality can wait. Jeff Gordon is not ready to focus on life after racing as his farewell tour arrives at the longest event on the NASCAR schedule.
Motorsports
May 22

Rahal finally getting results, carrying standard for Honda

Graham Rahal hears what people are saying about him.
Motorsports
May 22

Karam takes drive toward Indy 500 in stylish pink Camaro

Sage Karam needs a date — maybe even dates — for a busy social calendar stuffed with appearances at parades, autograph signings and one pretty big race.
Motorsports
May 22

Ganassi: Kyle Larson could someday start in Indianapolis 500

Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500.
Motorsports
May 22

IndyCar's Walker survives tough week with endless questions

As Derrick Walker strolled through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway garages one day this week, he was stopped by an old friend.
Motorsports
May 22

In Monaco, F1 officials make call stronger leadership

First there were strategy meetings to discuss how to make Formula One more exciting again. Then came a fan survey this week aimed at gathering even more ideas.
Motorsports
May 22

Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice

Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 up front — exactly where he doesn't want to be for most of Sunday's race.
Motorsports
May 22

Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday after failing a routine medical exam, and veteran driver Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car for Dale Coyne Racing for Sunday's 99th running of the race.
Motorsports
May 22

Jack Harvey wins Indy Lights race under caution at IMS

Jack Harvey won the Indy Lights race under caution Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
May 22

Manager: Schumacher improving 17 months after ski accident

Michael Schumacher's manager says the seven-time Formula One champion is still improving, almost 17 months after suffering severe head injuries in a skiing accident.
Motorsports
May 22

Rally of Portugal cancels stage because of forest fires

Race organizers of the Rally of Portugal have canceled a stage on Friday because of forest fires.
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