Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson, left, speaks to four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Rick Mears before the first IndyCar practice session of t

O'Ward sets track record at Barber, Johnson ready for debut

Pato O'Ward ran three blistering laps around Barber Motorsports Park to win the pole for IndyCar's season-opening race and make good on his promise to become a headache that series veterans must deal with all year long.
Sports
April 16
Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon seeks motorsports milestone 7th championship

Scott Dixon looks around the IndyCar paddock and sees drivers half his age acting like A.J. Foyt even if they've never crossed the finish line first.
Sports
April 16

NASCAR, motorsports approach to virus vaccine varies greatly

Bubba Wallace says get the shot, like he did.
Sports
April 14
Romain Grosjean

IndyCar opens season with stacked rookie class chasing Dixon

Jimmie Johnson, Scott McLaughlin and Romain Grosjean, oh my! That's quite the rookie class for IndyCar, which opens the season Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama stacked with storylines throughout the grid.
Sports
April 14

The Latest: NASCAR's Bubba Wallace urging COVID vaccinations

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports across the world:
Sports
April 13
Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson ditches vanilla label during IndyCar debut

Jimmie Johnson, with wisps of gray in his beard, is a 45-year-old rookie in the IndyCar Series ready to reintroduce himself.
Sports
April 13

Jimmie Johnson ditches vanilla label during IndyCar debut

Jimmie Johnson, with wisps of gray in his beard, is a 45-year-old rookie in the IndyCar Series ready to reintroduce himself.
Motorsports
April 11
Martin Truex Jr. celebrated with a fan after winning Sunday’s rain-delayed NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway.

Truex outlasts teammate Hamlin to win again at Martinsville

Martin Truex Jr. admits to being surprised by his success at Martinsville Speedway.
Sports
April 10
Brad Keselowski helps to cover his car during a rain delay in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville

Rain wins again; Martinsville to have doubleheader Sunday

Rain forced the postponement of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway after just 42 laps Saturday night, setting up a doubleheader Sunday.
Sports
April 8
Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, left foreground, talks with Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, before testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Castroneves starts getting acclimated to new team, color

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves felt a little out of place Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Sports
April 8

Hildebrand returning for Indy 500, giving Foyt 4-car lineup

JR Hildebrand has a new team and an old-fashioned look for this year's Indianapolis 500.
Sports
April 6

Trade announcement: Topps will offer stock to the public

In addition to its trading cards, fans will soon be able to trade company shares of Topps.
Motorsports
March 30
Driver Aric Almirola (10) collides with Anthony Alfredo (38) during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, March 29, 2021, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo

COLUMN: Bristol avoided the mess most feared for a dirt race

The pandemic gave NASCAR an overdue opportunity to break from the way things had always been done in the sport.
Sports
March 30

Elliott honors Kulwicki with 1992 championship paint scheme

Chase Elliott has seen the picture somewhere — it's hanging in their family shop, Bill Elliott confirms — of his father shaking hands with Alan Kulwicki following the 1992 season finale.
Motorsports
March 29
Joey Logano climbed up on his car to celebrate winning a NASCAR Cup Series race Monday in Bristol, Tenn.

Logano takes the checkered flag in a haze of Bristol dirt

Somewhere under the thick red haze floating over Bristol Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took the checkered flag for NASCAR's first Cup Series race at a dirt track in 50 years.
Motorsports
March 29

Truex routs Bristol field on dirt to win his 1st Truck race

Martin Truex Jr. entered the Truck Series race for the first time in 15 years just to get extra laps on the dirt surface at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Motorsports
March 28
Michelle Harper of Masontown, Pa., took a photo of water flooding the vendor area as races for both the Truck Series and NASCAR Cup Series were postpo

Rain swamps Bristol dirt track; NASCAR to try again Monday

NASCAR's hyped return to dirt is instead a muddy mess on hold at least until Monday.
Sports
March 28

Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win tense F1 season-opener

World champion Lewis Hamilton just managed to hold off Max Verstappen to win the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix and clinch the 96th Formula One win of his career on Sunday.
Sports
February 11

Lasting legacy: Earnhardt's death saved lives, forced change

Ryan Newman was lying in bed one morning, his two daughters still tucked in down the hall, when a YouTube video of his death-defying crash popped up as a recommended watch.
Sports
February 11

Deegan ready to move on from slur and shine in NASCAR

Hailie Deegan's Instagram posts for her 939,000 followers are upbeat — downright bubbly — as they show her life at the track, her race-crazed family tagging along on countless adventures, and her sales pitches to buy the freshest HD merch.
November 15, 2020
Second-place Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, right, poured champagne on winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain on the podium of

Hamilton lets tears flow as he clinches record 7th F1 title

Moments after victory No. 94 and title No. 7, Lewis Hamilton sat in his car with his head in his hands.