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Pagenaud gives sponsor John Menard his first Indy 500 win

May. 27, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske celebrated his 50th anniversary in the Indianapolis 500 with his 18th victory. Along for the ride was sponsor John Menard, like Penske celebrating nearly a lifetime of annual trips to the fabled race. Unlike his old friend, he has had little success in the one event...

The Latest: Larson crashes, collects Dillon at Coca-Cola 600

May. 26, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 10:30 p.m. NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson has crashed at the Coca-Cola 600 with 84 laps left, taking out Austin Dillon. Larson was in the middle of the track when he clipped Clint Bowyer, sending his No. 42 Chevrolet ...

Daly hopes strong Indy 500 performance leads to more racing

May. 26, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly needed a solid Indianapolis 500 result to help jump-start his IndyCar career. A top-10 finish can't hurt — and it might even lead to some more work this season. The 27-year-old American stayed near the lead pack through most of Sunday's race before a surprise ruling...

Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske's golden anniversary

May. 26, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month with his job on the line and rumors swirling around Gasoline Alley that Alexander Rossi could soon replace him at Team Penske. The Frenchman is leaving with a pair of wins, his face soon to be engraved on the Borg-Warner...

Rossi finishes second to Pagenaud in dramatic Indy 500

May. 26, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In the waning laps of a rage-filled Indianapolis 500, Alexander Rossi was pacing the field back to the green flag when he made a brazen declaration to his Andretti Autosport crew. "A bunch of hungry, angry cars behind me," he radioed. "Little do they know I'm angrier." The finish didn't...

Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500

May. 26, 2019 4:01 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space

May. 26, 2019 9:41 AM EDT

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville produced toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. But a master...

All eyes on skies as rain threatens Indianapolis 500

May. 26, 2019 7:08 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect. If only it were race day. Angry skies and wind arrived Sunday morning, hours before the scheduled start of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." The threat of storms means a lot of uncomfortable waiting for...

Bale, Damon set to star in film chronicling 1966 Le Mans

May. 25, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor who's...

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever over Liberty in opener

May. 25, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Teaira McCowan's WNBA debut was a memorable one, hitting the game-winning layup at the buzzer. The rookie's shot lifted Indiana to an 81-80 victory over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. "I haven't ever hit a game-winner before," said the...