Jimmie Johnson walks down pit lane during practice for the Indianapolis 500

Jimmie Johnson feels 'at home' in Indy 500 preparations

Jimmie Johnson set his alarm for 5:48 a.m. — he uses the number 48 in nearly all his mundane activities — hoping to get a workout in before opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Sports
May 17

INDY DAY 1: Sato, Honda strong on opening day of practice

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday on the first day of preparations for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
Sports
May 16

Column: Herta's profile elevated as he rolls into Indy 500

The stage now belongs to Colton Herta, the young American driver who through both patience and persistence has forced his way into international conversations.
Sports
May 16

Vision of Hamlin, Jordan comes into focus with win at Kansas

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin founded 23XI Racing with a vision that extended far beyond the race track.
Motorsports
May 15
Kurt Busch celebrated after winning a NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Sunday.

Busch takes Jordan Brand to victory lane at Kansas

Kurt Busch survived a weary day of tire attrition, then pinched his way past Kyle Larson for the lead with eight laps to go, before driving away from the reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion to win for the first time at Kansas — and give the up-and-coming 23XI Racing team owned by Denny Hamlin and NBA great Michael Jordan its second win ever.
Sports
May 15

IndyCar's aeroscreen gets mixed reviews in 1st rain test

IndyCar officials will spend the next few days collecting information and gathering advice about improving aeroscreen visibility for races held in the rain.
Sports
May 14
Colton Herta, center, is sprayed by Simon Pagenaud, left, of France, and Will Power, right, of Australia, after winning an IndyCar race at Indianapoli

Herta makes all right moves to win wet, wild IndyCar GP

As Colton Herta set up his winning pass Saturday, all he could see were red flashing lights.
Sports
May 14

From bummer to baby, Kyle Busch heads to Kansas on high note

Kyle Busch stalked away from his battered car in controversial fashion last weekend at Darlington, his once-promising run in NASCAR's throwback race having ended in frustration after Brad Keselowski's blown front tire sent him spinning.
Sports
May 13
Will Power, of Australia, holds the trophy after winning the pole for the IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Power's late qualifying run puts him on pole for Indy GP

Will Power never imagined he'd be closing in on Mario Andretti's IndyCar career record for poles.
Sports
May 10
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner, left, talks with Michael Andretti after the qualifying sessions for the Formula One Miami Grand Prix,

Andretti receives direction on how to proceed with F1 bid

Michael Andretti walked through the Formula One paddock quite literally going door-to-door. He wants into the most exclusive club in motorsports and figured pleading his case to the current team bosses was his best shot.
Sports
May 9

Column: F1's hyped 1st trip to Miami a money-losing success

The Miami Grand Prix was hot, from the party scene to the weather, but it faced nearly impossible expectations.
Sports
May 9

NASCAR Cup Series postseason grid already filling up fast

The NASCAR Cup Series playoff grid is filling up fast and the dwindling number of spots may lead to more of the aggressive driving that grabbed headlines over the weekend at Darlington Raceway.
Motorsports
May 8
Joey Logano celebrated in Victory Lane after bumping William Byron out of the way on the next-to-last lap to win a NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlingto

Logano bumps Byron on next-to-last lap for Darlington win

After William Byron squeezed him against the wall on a final restart, Joey Logano knew what he'd do if he got the chance to regain the lead.
Sports
May 8

Verstappen cruises to win in inaugural Miami Grand Prix

His first day racing around the new Formula One circuit in Miami was absolutely horrible. Then he made a mistake in qualifying that cost him a spot on the front row.
Sports
May 8

Hamilton visited by Michelle Obama, speaks on Roe v. Wade

Lewis Hamilton dipped into the Roe v. Wade debate shortly after arriving in the United States. He protested a ban on wearing jewelry while racing by sporting three watches, eight rings and multiple necklaces in Miami.
Sports
May 7
Joey Logano

Logano takes NASCAR pole; Elliott, Harvick, Hamlin to rear

Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway.
Sports
May 7

Ferrari locks up front row for inaugural Miami Grand Prix

Ferrari stormed to the front of the grid for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix as Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc and teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. locked up the front row in Saturday qualifying.
Sports
May 7

Allgaier ends skid, gives JRM its 3rd straight in Xfinity

Justin Allgaier put JR Motorsports in victory lane for the third consecutive week in the Xfinity Series by winning at Darlington Raceway on Saturday.
Sports
May 7

Next Gen vs. Old School: New car gets first Darlington test

It's Next Gen vs. Old School when NASCAR's new racer takes on its oldest superspeedway at Darlington Raceway on Sunday.
Sports
May 7

Fake marina with fake water steals show at Miami Grand Prix

Formula One pictured a race in Miami and envisioned sun, sand, beaches and boats.
Sports
May 6
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will experience a different type of horsepower before NBC’s coverage of the NASCAR Cup season revs up next month. The retired NAS

Earnhardt Jr. sees different horsepower with Derby, 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will experience a different type of horsepower before NBC's coverage of the NASCAR Cup Series season revs up next month.