Jeff Gordon faces Darlington finale

Jeff Gordon faces Darlington finale

Jeff Gordon hopes to make his last Southern 500 as a full-time driver as memorable as the rest of his career at Darlington Raceway.

Darlington's return: Lady in Black back on Labor Day

September 3
Kyle Petty was never among the biggest fans of Darlington Raceway, once saying the big oval should be filled with water and turned into a stadium-sized bathtub.

Hamilton considers closed cockpits in wake of driver deaths

September 3
Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is giving serious thought to the possibility of closed cockpits following the death of fellow British driver Justin Wilson in IndyCar.
Motorsports
September 4

Mercedes on course to extend F1 pole position streak to 23

With Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dominating practice for the Italian Grand Prix, Mercedes is on track for its 23rd consecutive pole position Saturday.
Motorsports
September 4

Column: Closed cockpits in Formula One? Not so fast

The idea of enveloping Formula One drivers in closed cockpits to better protect them from flying debris and crashes is more complicated than it sounds.
Motorsports
September 3

Renzi to Ecclestone on Italian GP: 'Leave Monza alone'

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has a message for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone: "Leave Monza alone."
Motorsports
September 3

Pirelli inquiry places blame for F1 tire problems on debris

Formula One tire supplier Pirelli blamed debris on the track and prolonged usage for a "highly unusual number of cuts" to the rubber at the Belgian Grand Prix, which was marred by frightening tire deterioration on the cars of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Motorsports
September 3

Massa and Bottas to pair for 3rd straight year at Williams

Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas will pair for a third consecutive season as Williams' Formula One drivers, the team announced Thursday.
Motorsports
September 2

Darlington offers flag exchange: Confederate for American

Darlington Raceway will give out American flags to those who want to turn in a Confederate flag, continuing an initiative that began in Daytona soon after nine people were killed at a church in Charleston.
Motorsports
September 2

Fast Jack stays on track with Funny Car record-breaking act

Jack Beckman is a survivor.
Motorsports
September 2

NBC to celebrate NASCAR's history at Darlington Raceway

The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the track to the actual broadcast booth.
Motorsports
September 2
Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, holds up his trophy after winning...

Column: Dixon a fitting champ as IndyCar grieves

With a dominating drive on a day worth double points, Scott Dixon once again proved he is one of the greatest IndyCar drivers in open-wheel history.
Motorsports
August 31

Justin Wilson's brother holds no anger over accident

Stefan Wilson was spotting for his brother in last year's Indianapolis 500 when a crash in front of Justin Wilson sent debris flying at the British driver. The broken parts and pieces covered Wilson's car like a cloud, creating so much damage his race ended.
Motorsports
August 31

Wilson honored as friend Dixon wins IndyCar championship

Stefan Wilson stood in a circle of crew members in front of his brother's car, the entire group swathed in T-Shirts commemorating Justin Wilson.
Motorsports
August 31
Scott Dixon, center, of New Zealand, holds up his trophy after winning...

Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya.
Motorsports
August 29

Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling."
Motorsports
August 29

Wisconsin driver Paul Menard wins at Road America

Paul Menard has cherished wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Milwaukee Mile in his home state of Wisconsin. He deeply desired a significant victory at Road America, the track where he spent many weekends as a child.
Motorsports
August 29

Moment of silence held for Justin Wilson

A moment of silence has been observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America.
Motorsports
August 29

Rhodes awarded pole after rain cancels Xfinity qualifying

Qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America has been cancelled due to wet track conditions.
Motorsports
August 28

IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction — albeit a temporary one — from their grief over Justin Wilson's death.
Motorsports
August 28

Karam working with psychologist following Wilson's death

The hardest part of the week for Sage Karam is at night, when he's alone with his thoughts and tries to process Justin Wilson's death.
Motorsports
August 28

Column: IndyCar is clearly too risky; time to shut it down

Justin Wilson. Dan Wheldon. Paul Dana.Dead.Tony Renna. Greg Moore. Scott Brayton.Dead.Alex Zanardi. Sam Schmidt. Davey Hamilton.Maimed for life.Dario Franchitti. Cristiano da Matta. Kenny Brack.Careers cut…
Motorsports
August 28

Dillon can ask Gaughan for advice about Road America rain

If it rains Saturday at Road America, Ty Dillon can draw on advice from teammate Brendan Gaughan about how to win on a wet track.
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