NASCAR's Tony Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track

...crash appeared to be the result of "a number of bad decisions" and not "any intent on Tony Stewart's part.""Auto racing is a dangerous sport," he said. "I think it was just an unfortunate set of circumstances that created a tragic situation...

Xfinity Series to replace Nationwide Series in auto racing in 2015

Comcast Corp. on Wednesday signed a 10-year agreement to replace Nationwide Insurance as the title sponsor of NASCAR's second-tier racing series.

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...push-button automatic transmission selectors, and the American Automobile Association announced it was no longer sanctioning auto racing and urged manufacturers to emphasize safety, not speed."The 1955 year also saw the first McDonald's and the first...

Kurt Busch ready to attempt 'The Double'

...urge to race, to win, that makes Busch believe ? sometimes to his detriment ? that he can take on any endeavor in auto racing.Even The Double.On Memorial Day weekend, one of NASCAR's bad boys is trying to own the title of baddest man on...

Kurt Busch gears up for auto racing double

Kurt Busch will become the fourth driver to attempt "the double" on May 25 when he drives 500 miles in the Indianapolis 500, then goes to his day job for a 600-mile race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


...RacingZanardi plans to take wheel againFormer Formula One driver and Paralympic handbike champion Alex Zanardi will return to auto racing this year.BMW Motorsport says the 47-year-old Italian will drive one of its cars in the Blancpain GT Sprint Series...

Formula E series has backing of 'green' business

BOSTON - A new, environmentally friendly auto racing series just got even greener.Boston Celtics managing...professional investors. Formula E is a perfect match."Auto racing aficionados have long been drawn to the pure power of...


...of the teams as they prepare for the Georgia High School Association state swimming meets, which run Feb. 6-8. Auto Racing'Showdown' race moved up a dayCharlotte Motor Speedway officials are changing the schedule for the 30th annual Sprint...

Promising British driver dies in training crash

...fun, hope there aren't too many kangaroos like at Bathurst!" ? a reference to Australia's premier endurance auto racing event last weekend.Hartmut Kristen, Head of Motorsport at Porsche, called Edwards "one of the most popular and...

Augusta's Tia Norfleet breaking barriers in auto racing

Tia Norfleet, a 2004 graduate of Harlem High and Augusta resident, is the first African-American woman to compete in NASCAR. She will run in the ARCA series this season.