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Logano can't defend NASCAR title after mystery slide

Nov. 10, 2019 7:36 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano's promising start to the afternoon fell apart with a slow, helpless slide though the field at ISM Raceway. Now he won't have the opportunity to defend his NASCAR title at Homestead. The outcome would have been disappointing no matter how it happened. It's even worse...

Penske Perfect: Indy goes to right man

Nov. 9, 2019 3:56 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — He doesn't golf, fish or hunt. Roger Penske doesn't particularly have time for hobbies. The automobile industry. Transportation. Trucking. Sales. Community improvement. Promotions. That takes up almost all of his time. And, of course, racing. A man with a rich career that is woven...

Penske jumped at chance to protect iconic Indianapolis track

Nov. 6, 2019 11:37 AM EST

Roger Penske spent part of Tuesday walking Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using a cool, sunny day to look over the historic venue that will soon be his. There is work to be done at the speedway, lots of work before it can be the entertainment mecca he envisions. But more than that, there is a legacy to worry about...

Penske buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series

Nov. 4, 2019 10:04 PM EST

Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. They made the trek from Cleveland, and Penske fell in love when he saw the cars zipping around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now he owns the iconic speedway, its...

Top moments in the history of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Nov. 4, 2019 4:34 PM EST

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the IndyCar Series and other properties controlled by the Hulman family are being sold to Penske Entertainment Corp., a subsidiary of Penske Corp., which is owned by billionaire Roger Penske. The deal is expected to close in January. The 110-year-old speedway is one of the most famous...

Hulman & Company selling Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series and other properties to Penske Entertainment Corp.

Nov. 4, 2019 8:11 AM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hulman & Company selling Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Series and other properties to Penske Entertainment Corp.

Hinch-clipped: McLaren boss calls IndyCar change business

Nov. 1, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

The head of McLaren said Friday its IndyCar team will pay James Hinchcliffe not to drive for them in 2020, a change of direction for the organization set in motion when young driver Pato O'Ward became available. Zak Brown said the decision this week to remove Hinchcliffe from the Arrow McLaren SP car was strictly...

Hinch looks forward to maple syrup, an NHL game after firing

Oct. 31, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe said he was "shocked" to learn Arrow McLaren SP was dumping him from his 2020 seat in the IndyCar Seriesthis week. Hinchcliffe first joined Sam Schmidt's team in 2015 and had repeated public assurances that the final year of his contract would be honored even after...

McLaren confirms Askew and O'Ward for 2020 IndyCar lineup

Oct. 30, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — From the moment McLaren said it was teaming with Sam Schmidt's IndyCar team, all participants stressed that popular veteran James Hinchcliffe would be part of the team in 2020. Then a pair of young drivers became available and the Canadian was unexpectedly dumped from his ride. Arrow...

AP sources: Hinchcliffe to be replaced at new McLaren team

Oct. 29, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe has been released from the new Arrow McLaren SP Racing team, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, despite repeated public assurances that the popular Canadian was not leaving the organization once McLaren came aboard....