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ONLY ON AP: Bourdais determined to return for…

ONLY ON AP: Sebastien Bourdais determined to return from injury this season for IndyCar season finale

Ganassi goes into biggest Sunday of racing leading 2 series

Chip Ganassi goes into biggest Sunday of racing leading 2 series

Turners take over Ace Speedway

Questions abound for future of Indy 500 on…

ABC and the Indy 500 have had a relationship lasting more than 50 years, yet broadcast rights are up for negotiation and questions about the future abound

Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing are from Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Ferrari continues to improve, Mercedes now looks…

While resurgent Ferrari continues to improve Mercedes is at a loss to explain the difference in performance between its two cars

Returning Jenson Button will start last at Monaco GP

Jenson Button's one-off return to Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix is proving problematic

Castroneves fastest on Carb Day as another Honda…

Three-time champion Helio Castroneves turned the fastest lap on Carb Day during final practice for the Indy 500, while more engine trouble for Honda left teams leery of what could happen on race day

2-time champ Juan Pablo Montoya under the radar at Indy

Juan Pablo Montoya has twice won the Indianapolis 500, yet after losing his full-time ride he's back this year with Team Penske and flying under the radar

American dream starting to become reality in…

Graham Rahal senses IndyCar is undergoing a major change

Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and Nature's Bakery have reached an agreement to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with Danica Patrick's former sponsor

Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 spotlight has focused solely on Fernando Alonso since the 2-time Formula One world champion decided to enter "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing."

IndyCar braces for change, promotes younger drivers

With former Indianapolis 500 champions Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan in the twilight of their racing careers and possibly driving their final IndyCar season, the open-wheel series is on the verge of a fairly significant shift

Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of…

Robert Yates, a NASCAR Cup champion as both an engine builder and owner, will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with four others

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Team Penske wins pit challenge with Will Power behind wheel

Team Penske won the pit stop challenge at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Will Power behind the wheel

AP Exclusive: Mixed emotions for Dixon after…

ONLY ON AP: IndyCar driver Scott Dixon tells The Associated Press he is grateful after he and Dario Franchitti were unharmed during an armed robbery Sunday night

NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

NASCAR has added a layer of traction compound called JP1 to the top groove of Charlotte Motor Speedway this week in an effort to promote more passing at the Coca-Cola 600

NASCAR shakes up schedule for 2018 and adds road…

NASCAR has announced several changes to its 2018 schedule, including new tracks in the final 11 races of the season

Indy 500 kingmakers Foyt, Penske begin plotting their future

A.J. Foyt and Roger Penske are as much as a part of Indianapolis as the pagoda and Gasoline Alley, yet both 80-something team owners have started planning for the future

Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a…

Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint

Ferrari has burning ambition to win 1st Monaco GP since 2001

Ferrari has closed the gap to dominant Mercedes in an incredibly close-fought Formula One season so far. Now Ferrari has a burning ambition to win the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday

Alonso overcomes learning curve, engine change…

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso will start fifth in his Indianapolis 500 debut next weekend

Esteban Ocon making a name for himself as a rising F1 star

Esteban Ocon is described by one member of his Force India team as a "sponge" because of his capacity to absorb information

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Bourdais has pelvis surgery; Davison to get his…

Sebastien Bourdais has pelvis surgery after crash; James Davison to get his Indy 500 ride

Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

Texas Motor Speedway has an eye on landing two of NASCAR's biggest events, the all-star race and the season-ending championship, to the Lone Star State

Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find…

After a rough first week at Indianapolis, Sebastien Bourdais put himself in position to contend for the Indianapolis 500 pole.