Parsons, Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Parsons, Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

To Benny Parsons, auto racing was everything.
Motorsports
3:30pm

Penske the standard of excellence at Indy after 50 years

It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
2:30pm

NASCAR tweaks rules to lower downforce at 2 more tracks

NASCAR will make more aerodynamic changes to promote improved competition at upcoming races at Michigan and Kentucky.
Motorsports
1:00pm

Greatest drivers at Indy? Try Foyt and Mears amid debate

To win the Indianapolis 500, a driver must weather months of preparation then two stressful weeks of hype leading into "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." When the race actually begins, every driver is tested on skill, talent, luck, strategy, endurance and perseverance.
Motorsports
12:35pm

Button relieved _ and angry _ as loose drain cover hits car

Jenson Button was both relieved and angry after a loose drain cover flew up and hit his McLaren during a practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.
Motorsports
11:50am

Ricciardo beats Hamilton, Rosberg in 2nd Monaco GP practice

Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo gave improving Red Bull another boost Thursday with the fastest time in the second practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Motorsports
May 26

Meet the man Indy 500 champions say saved the race

It was 1945 and the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway was in disrepair. Already in desperate need of improvements, a third of Gasoline Alley had burned four years earlier. Then came World War II and a four-year hiatus for the Indianapolis 500.
Motorsports
May 26

Bianchi's family taking legal action following his death

The family of Jules Bianchi is taking legal action against motorsport's governing body, the Marussia team and Formula One Management following the French driver's death from head injuries.
Motorsports
May 25

Foyt still having fun as popular figure at Indianapolis 500

A.J. Foyt has always enjoyed a good show.
Motorsports
May 25

Indy 500 champions choose the greatest rivalries of the race

Mario Andretti silently stewed as Bobby Unser celebrated winning the 1981 Indianapolis 500.
Motorsports
May 25

Rivals Hamilton and Rosberg at peace despite crash in Spain

In a rare show of unity so absent during their previous bouts of feuding, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg brushed aside any talk of tension in the wake of their crash at the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago.
Motorsports
May 25

Cool & composed: Verstappen in the spotlight at Monaco GP

As coolly composed as he is hugely talented, the unflappable Max Verstappen seems to be handling the pressure well heading into this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix — where the 18-year-old will be firmly in the spotlight.
Motorsports
May 25

Highlights from the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500

RACE: 99th Indianapolis 500DATE: May 24, 2015WINNER: Juan Pablo MontoyaAVERAGE SPEED: 161.341 mphWHAT HAPPENED: His career at a crossroads, Montoya returned to open-wheel racing from…
Motorsports
May 25

Form and history against struggling Hamilton at Monaco GP

Lewis Hamilton heads into this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix with form and recent history against him as he bids to close the gap on championship leader Nico Rosberg.
Motorsports
May 24

Drag racing legend Muldowney having cancerous lung removed

Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney is having surgery to remove a cancerous lung.
Motorsports
May 24

James Hinchcliffe making new memories in Indianapolis

In his return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May, James Hinchcliffe didn't find himself reliving the terror and agony of the crash there that nearly killed him.
Motorsports
May 24

AP WAS THERE: Ray Harroun wins 1st Indianapolis 500 in 1911

Few knew what to expect when they converged on Pressley Farm that May morning, not even the reporters who arrived at the sprawling banked oval…
Motorsports
May 24

Highlights from the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500

RACE: 98th Indianapolis 500DATE: May 25, 2014WINNER: Ryan Hunter-ReayAVERAGE SPEED: 186.563 mphWHAT HAPPENED: Trying once again to join the exclusive club of four-time winners, Helio…
Motorsports
May 24

Sweet spot: Indy 500 champions say milk race's top tradition

Sam Hornish Jr. remembers every moment from his Indy 500 victory as if they were snapshots in time.
Motorsports
May 24

Indy 500 champions call safety measures greatest innovation

Imagine climbing into your sedan in the driveway and not putting on a seatbelt, then trying to back out onto a busy street without the benefit of a rear-view mirror.
Motorsports
May 23

Indy 500 champions choose their most memorable moments

Long before he won the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser was an up-and-coming 25-year-old sprint car driver who had showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch his older brother try to qualify.