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February 5

Supercars champ McLaughlin gets IndyCar seat with Penske

Team Penske will give Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin a shot at IndyCar with a seat in the road course race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May.
February 4

Bourdais and rookie Kellett complete Foyt's IndyCar lineup

AJ Foyt Racing has completed its IndyCar lineup and will use Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Dalton Kellett in its flagship No. 14 car.
February 4
In this 2019 file photo, team owner Joe Gibbs looked down Pit Road before qualifications for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor

Change looming as NASCAR season arrives with Daytona 500

The sky isn't falling — or at least it doesn't feel that way — as NASCAR heads into the first of two seasons full of change.
February 2
Tony Stewart talked about his career as a driver and team owner during the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday.

Stewart seizes spotlight at NASCAR Hall of Fame inductions

For one of the first times in his life, Tony Stewart showed up overdressed.
January 31

Stewart headlines celebratory night for Joe Gibbs Racing

Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar "People's Champion" of NASCAR, is once again the headline act.
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January 30
John Andretti speaks during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2017.

John Andretti dies at age 56

John Andretti, a member of one of auto racing's most famous families and the first driver to attempt the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's 600-mile race in North Carolina on the same day, has died
January 30

Gibbs brings Stewart and Labonte into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Joe Gibbs was still reeling from the death of his oldest son when he arrived at last year's Daytona 500. Then, on a magical Sunday for his team, his drivers went 1-2-3 in the biggest race of the year to kick off a tribute season to the late J.D. Gibbs.
January 30

Tony Kanaan closing IndyCar career with 5 final oval races

Tony Kanaan will close his wildly popular IndyCar career this season on a farewell tour of oval tracks and the Indianapolis 500.The "TK Farewell Tour"…
January 28
Brad Keselowski won three races for Team Penske last season, but owner Roger Penske swapped the crew chiefs for Keselowski, Ryan Blaney and Joey Logan

Penske drivers ready to perform after huge offseason shakeup

Team Penske won the championship last year in every series it competes except NASCAR. Doesn't mean it was a bad year: the team still won six races and placed all three of its drivers into the playoffs.
January 27
Kyle Busch

Busch puts AIM Vasser Sullivan back in contention at Rolex

Kyle Busch drove his Lexus back to the lead lap at the Rolex 24 of Daytona — a move that changed team strategy and got the reigning NASCAR champion pulled from the car to keep him fresh.
January 23

GM to open racing tech center near Charlotte Motor Speedway

General Motors is planning to open a new technical center for performance and auto racing near the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.
January 22
Kyle Busch holds up his trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series season championship

Kyle Busch has 2 NASCAR titles and an eye on at least 5 more

The way Kyle Busch sees it, there is a flaw in the championship ring NASCAR awarded him last month.
January 19
Kyle Larson (shown in an Oct. 2019 photo at Dover International Speedway) scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 stre

Kyle Larson finally wins elusive Chili Bowl in 13th try

Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.
January 14

Scott McLaughlin hopes to be IndyCar-bound with Penske team

A two-time touring car champion in Australia, Scott McLaughlin is hoping his next stop will be the IndyCar circuit in the United States. And working with a guy like Roger Penske might certainly help.
January 14

Swedish driver Ericsson lands hot chocolate company sponsor

A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing.
January 13

A look back at other infamous cheating scandals in sports

The fallout from baseball's latest sign-stealing scandal is beginning to take shape. Houston manager AJ Hinch is out of a job, and so is general…
January 8
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, photo, Penske Corporation Chairman Roger Penske responds to a question during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Sp

Roger Penske takes ownership of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the…
January 7

Leagues finally cash in on sports betting by selling data

Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games.
January 7
Kyle Busch heads to his garage during testing for the upcoming Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway

Kyle Busch brings the Rowdy show to the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Fresh from a holiday trip to the Bahamas, NASCAR's newest two-time champion raced back to the track to open the new year.
January 4

Bourdais, Hinchcliffe casualties of cruel IndyCar offseason

Sebastien Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar iron out the wrinkles on its newest safety innovation. He'd been chosen to test the new windscreen cockpit protection because of his experience, his ability to offer technical feedback and his methodical approach in a race car.