IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies a day after suffering head injuries

...throughout the paddock."Days like this are extremely hard on all of us," Carpenter said. "Justin was a great professional driver and extremely good at his craft. Beyond that, he was a great guy. One of the few, if only, guys who really...

Fryer: NASCAR finally seems willing to embrace change

...second-tier drivers were used at Talladega Superspeedway during a one-week boycott in 1969 as drivers tried to form the Professional Drivers Association.But times have clearly changed, with three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart even positioning...

Taxis, limos upset over rules for ridesharing competition

...state court.Another point of conflict has been the pricing system. Uber, which offers services that include professional drivers, sets rates using a combination of minimum charges, time and mileage. But prices increase during heavy demand...

Aquinas' Skylar Robinson continues his drive toward racing stardom

...driving," he said. "There's a whole mechanical side."Robinson's father, Chip Robinson, is a former professional driver who teamed to win the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1987 and 12 Hours of Sebring in 1989, considered two of the biggest...

Otis Prince

...17, 2014 at 3 p.m. at First Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial will be at Bellview Cemetery. He was a retired professional driver. Survivors are two daughters, Toya Prince, California, Kenya Prince, Texas; siblings, David Dawud Prince...

Jeff Burton no longer has a ride for 2014

...victories with RCR.Childress thanked Burton for his role in the organization."Jeff has been nothing but a professional driver, an asset to RCR and a great person for our organization since coming on board in 2005," he said. "We intend...

Saying it fast doesn't always make it right

...explaining, after a sport utility vehicle pulled some stunts that even four-wheel drive can't accomplish: "Professional driver on closed course. Do not attempt."His very next spot, you might recall, was: "Car will not actually work...

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Chasing a legacy

...find his favorite driver; he's usually sitting right next to him. The Augustan idolizes his father, former professional driver Chip Robinson. But Skylar doesn't sit around wondering what it would be like to walk in dad's shoes. Instead...

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Matt Damon on 'Bourne' again, real car crashes and fake Russian dialogue

...basically this 550-horsepower, uh, rocket that attaches itself to a car and pulls the car. So you've got a professional driver in there, and you can do all these things with an actor in the car and a camera in the car that you could never...

Crowds not sole busing concern

...open-door policy Seniority and loyalty seems to mean nothing There is too much favoritismPay Pay is inadequate for professional drivers Some want to be paid every two weeksl Pay scale should top out at 15 to 20 years, not 10 to 11Discipline on school...