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Chances `almost 100 percent' Fittipaldi will walk again

MIAMI (AP) - Emerson Fittipaldi will have an "almost 100 percent" chance to walk again after...Luca, the only other person in the plane, was not injured. Emerson Fittipaldi also sustained a big cut on his head, cuts on his arms and...
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Race tradition includes crashes

...Sunday - a crash at fabled Darlington Raceway. Cristian Fittipaldi, nephew of former Formula One and CART champion Emerson Fittipaldi, and Casey Mears, nephew of former CART champion Rick Mears, were the focus of two different crashes in the third...
Marco Andretti claims pole position at Pocono

...the track record. His two-lap average speed of 221.273 mph was fast enough for the pole Saturday and knocked Emerson Fittipaldi's speed of 211.715 in 1989 out of the top spot.Pocono is considered a hometown track for the Andrettis, who...
Racing facts: NAPA Auto Parts 500

...Saturday -- Auto Club 300 (NASCAR Busch Series) at California Speedway; Sunday -- Telemar Rio 200 (CART) at Emerson Fittipaldi Speedway, Brazil; Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 (ARCA) at Salem (Ind.) Speedway
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Montoya eager for another shot at Indy

...can add an F1 victory to a triumph in the 2000 Indianapolis 500. Only four drivers - Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti - have won the Indy 500 and the U.S. Grand Prix. None of them, however, won the Grand Prix...
NASCAR is new experience for Fittipaldi

...leaving for a better deal. He was right. The news even caught his more-famous uncle, former Formula One champion Emerson Fittipaldi, like a slap in the face. The once-popular open-wheeled series is on its death bed, but defections usually...
Tracy passes Vasser for win

...second-year driver A.J. Allmendinger in the waning laps. "In the beginning of my career, I had Rick (Mears) and Emerson (Fittipaldi) to learn from," Tracy explained. "Then Al (Unser Jr.) came and Michael (Andretti) in '95. He won here...
Fans, drivers recount greatest races at Indy

...Eventually, Foyt pulled it out.Three-time winner Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan both point to fellow Brazilian Emerson Fittipaldi's win in 1989, the first for a foreign driver, as one of the most memorable Indy 500s. Fittipaldi and Al Unser...
Wheldon's death raises questions

...Wayne Rooney were among those to express their grief via Twitter as did Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton and Emerson Fittipaldi."I have seen many fine men/racers leave us prematurely over my lifetime," said Fittipaldi, a Formula One...
Penske, Ganassi look to extend dominance at Indy

...Mears, Penske has discovered a formula that works at the historic circuit. Ganassi isn't exactly slacking. Emerson Fittipaldi gave him his first 500 win 21 years ago.Juan Pablo Montoya added to the collection in 2000, and Dixon kissed...
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