Target to end long-running IndyCar sponsorship as it changes sports marketing approach

Target to end long-running IndyCar sponsorship as it changes sports marketing approach

For 27 years, Target's bull's-eye has been a triumphant fixture on the IndyCar scene, connected to more than 101 victories including four Indianapolis 500 wins.
Vikings
July 27

Daytona 500 moving back to traditional weekend in 2018

The Daytona 500 is moving back to its traditional weekend in 2018.
Business
July 27

Target makes 'difficult decision' to leave IndyCar racing after 27 seasons

Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.
Motorsports
July 27

Kerry Tharp eager to run track dubbed "Too Tough To Tame"

Kerry Tharp was little more than a NASCAR fan when he joined the series 11 years ago as a media spokesman. Now, he is leading one of its most iconic tracks.
Motorsports
July 27

Rodney Childers suspended 1 race by NASCAR for loose lug nut

NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Kevin Harvick for an improperly installed lug nut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
July 27

Ferrari replaces chief technical officer halfway into season

Ferrari's technical director James Allison has left the team in what was described as a joint decision following a disappointing first half of the Formula One season during which Ferrari failed to win a race.
Motorsports
July 26

Earnhardt's return to NASCAR could take more time

Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.
Motorsports
July 26

Stewart-Haas Racing to field Xfinity Series team in 2017

Stewart-Haas Racing will field an Xfinity Series team next season when it moves to Ford.
Motorsports
July 25

Busch hoping to use big Brickyard weekend for momentum

Kyle Busch used his first Brickyard 400 victory as a springboard to his first Sprint Cup title.
Motorsports
July 25

Darlington: Ready, Set, Pokemon Go.

Sprint Cup cars aren't the only things that will go at Darlington Raceway this summer.
Motorsports
July 24

Kyle Busch dominates in winning Brickyard 400

Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis. He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds.
Motorsports
July 24

Kyle Busch wins Brickyard 400

Kyle Busch won Sunday's Brickyard 400 to complete a sweep of Sprint Cup and Xfinity races at Indy Motor Speedway this weekend. Busch spoke afterwards.
Motorsports
July 24

Stewart, Gordon team up for final lap at Brickyard 400

All week, Tony Stewart downplayed the significance of his final race at Indianapolis.
Motorsports
July 24

Tony George returns as chairman of board of Hulman & Co.

IndyCar founder Tony George has been renamed the chairman of the board of Hulman & Co., the family that owns Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
July 23

Eli Tomac wins Washougal National

Eli Tomac won the Washougal National on Saturday for his second overall Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship victory in the last three 450 Class events.
Motorsports
July 23

Stewart leaves out nostalgia as final Brickyard 400 looms

When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.
Motorsports
July 22

Kyle Busch moves to top of pack in Brickyard 400 practice

Defending Brickyard 400 winner Kyle Busch had the fastest lap Friday at 184.619 mph, on Indianapolis' 2.5-mile oval.
Motorsports
July 22

Braun, Westbrook top IMSA qualifying at Lime Rock Park

Colin Braun took the pole position Friday for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race Saturday at Lime Rock Park, and Richard Westbrook gave Ford Chip Ganassi Racing its second GT Le Mans class pole.
Motorsports
July 22

Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

Jeff Gordon always expected to be at this weekend's Brickyard 400.
Motorsports
July 22

Rosberg fastest, Hamilton crashes at Hungary GP practice

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes posted by far the fastest lap during the second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday.
Motorsports
July 22

Nico Rosberg extends contract with Mercedes through 2018

Nico Rosberg has signed a contract extension with Mercedes that will take the current championship leader through the 2018 season, the Formula One team said Friday.