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Jordan Taylor, Josef Newgarden wins prove American racers still have a shot outside Nascar

...Pro class in the most prestigious sports car event in the world. It was the biggest...about the whole thing ? the goal in sports car racing and almost any kind of motorsports...factory program to make a career in sports cars. Sunday was his second Le Mans victory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-15/jordan-taylor-josef-newgar
Porsche wins the 24 Hours Le Mans for a record 17th time

...17 by German driver Timo Bernhard and New Zealander Brendon Hartley."It's been an incredible race, an incredible sports car race," Webber said.Porsche returned to Le Mans last year after a 16-year absence in the top category, but struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-14/porsche-wins-24-hour
Ford, Mazda issue safety recalls because of Takata air bags

Ford air bagsDETROIT - Ford is recalling 1 million Mustang and GT sports cars because their driver's side air bags could potentially explode.The air bags made by Takata Corp. can inflate with too much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-06-12/auto-recalls
Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...Wrightspeed, he planned to make high-performance electric sports cars, but he struggled to raise money from investors because...Wright said.While trucks aren't as sleek as Tesla's sports cars, a popular vehicle among Silicon Valley elites, Wright...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/tesla-motors-co-founder-wa
Chris Buescher's gamble pays off in Xfinity race

...the No. 31 Corvette DP of Dane Cam eron and Eric Curran won the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Chevrolet Sports Car Classic by more than 18 seconds.It's the first win for the No. 31, which moved under the Action Express Racing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-30/chris-bueschers-gamble-pay
Richard Petty has idea on how to bring more competition back into NASCAR

...the last seven, eight years they got into the downforce deal," Petty said. "I think they looked at Indy cars, sports cars, formula cars. Everybody's going downforce, downforce. So NASCAR got caught in a trap. When they did that, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-27/richard-petty-has-idea-how
Hinchcliffe out of ICU after crash

...and finished as high as fifth in 2007 and again in 2012.The 33-year-old Australian has competed in a couple of sports car races this season.With Hinchcliffe out indefinitely, Schmidt is looking for a driver who can stay in the car for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-20/hinchcliffe-out-icu-
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...new features or styling changes.Last week in New York, Honda unveiled a new Civic compact that looks like a European sports car, and Chevrolet showed off a new Malibu midsize car that looks like a coupe, with more legroom better gas mileage and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
NASCAR 'modernizing' with digital dashboards

...four-wheel motorsports around the world, our cockpits are pretty tame compared to an F-1 steering wheel or even the sports car stuff I've driven," he said. "They've got more knobs and switches that I even know what to do with."So, I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-22/nascar-modernizing-digital
Ian Poulter | The Masters

...green fees at his local English muni. He?s got a wife and four healthy children. He has a garage full of exotic sports cars. He?s ... Poulter hopes best Masters finish bodes well for future Posted: 04/09/12 Ian Poulter kept...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Ian_Poulter.shtml