The rumble of earth movers and the crashing waves of Lake Michigan were fitting backdrops as NASCAR and the Indy Racing league added two new members. NASCAR will expand its season to 36 events in 2001 with the addition of races at tracks...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Chip Ganassi is bridging the open-wheel rivalry between CART and the Indy Racing League. He's also making some new friends.
Matt Kenseth's victory in the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday sparked excitement in an already heated battle for NASCAR Winston Cup rookie of the year honors. It also signaled that stock-car racing is well on the way to grooming a next generation of drivers to succeed the star-studded cohort that is in their forties-drivers such as Dale Earnhardt, Bill Elliott, Dale Jarrett, Mark Martin and Rusty Wallace.
Former champion Bobby Rahal assumed control of Championship Auto Racing Teams Inc. after chairman and CEO Andrew Craig resigned under pressure Friday.
HAMPTON, Ga. - When the Indy Racing League came out with its 2001 schedule, Atlanta Motor Speedway wasn't on it.
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - There's not much question that Sunday's inaugural Belterra Resorts Indy 300 is going to be a shootout, and one of the most experienced closers in the Indy Racing League is Al Unser Jr.
It's an image seen frequently in auto racing - a battered car at a standstill, pieces strewn across the track.
GLADEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Although so much has gone according to plan for Eddie Cheever, there's no guarantee he'll get to finish what he started.
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Helio Castroneves and Gil de Ferran produced their second straight one-two finish at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the CART Miller Lite 200.
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