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The senior associate justice on the N.C. Supreme Court says he'll run for the chief justice's post in next year's statewide election.
Profiles of the 33 drivers in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, in starting order with car number in parentheses, age, hometown, engine, race team, and biographical information : 1. Ed Carpenter, 32, Indianapolis; Chevrolet, Ed Carpenter Racing.
RACE CARS - Open-cockpit, open-wheel and single-seat, with 2.2-liter, 550-700 horsepower turbocharged V-6 engines.
Paul Menard has signed a multi-year extension with Richard Childress Racing to drive the No.
Ryan Hunter-Reay slid into a seat next to Simon Pagenaud and E.J. Viso after the final practice for the Indianapolis 500, and then started to rattle off what he had learned.
Ireland's Peter Dempsey beat Firestone Indy Lights points leader Carlos Munoz and three other drivers down the front straightaway Friday to win the closest oval race in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history by 0.0026 seconds over Colombia's Gabby Chaves.
The beloved Italian was greeted warmly wherever he went Friday after he was feted by former team owner Chip Ganassi, who presented Zanardi with the car called "Old Midnight" that Zanardi was driving in 1996 when he made a legendary pass of Bryan Herta in the corkscrew at Laguna Seca.
Patrick, who first earned her popularity in open-wheel racing, said her focus is on the Sprint Cup series and the chances of her running at the Indy 500 become "less and less likely with each passing year." "Each year my desire to race there is less and less and my apprehension grows higher and higher," Patrick told The Associated Press earlier ... (more)
Defending series champion Brad Keselowski believes he's still the fastest in Sprint Cup, even if his results four months into the season don't bear that out.
A NASCAR appeals panel has upheld the penalties for two Richard Childress Racing Nationwide crew members who were also criminally charged for fighting with Nelson Piquet Jr.
He doesn't know whether he can complete it, but if he still can qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup, that means throwing caution to the wind.
Hoping to add to their collections of thousands, the Indianapolis-area pair was first in line at a Kentucky Derby eve charity event in Louisville earlier this month.
Shortly before he left home for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Marco Andretti watched a documentary that showed his grandfather, Mario, at the famed track.
Hulman & Co. CEO Mark Miles and Derrick Walker, the new head of IndyCar competition, emerged from a competition advisory board meeting Thursday to announce they were debating how to top the record-breaking speeds clocked in 1996 by two-time Indy 500 winner Arie Luyendyk.
Kenseth and his first-year team at Joe Gibbs Racing have had plenty to celebrate this season with a Sprint Cup-best three victories and seven top-10 finishes in 11 events.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday that actor Jim Nabors will return to sing "Back Home Again in Indiana" during pre-race ceremonies for Sunday's 97th running of the 500.
NASCAR's Michael Waltrip hopes to bring attention to the needs of those affected by the Oklahoma tornadoes at the Coca-Cola 600 this weekend.