Penske buys Indy 500, hopes to rejuvenate the IndyCar business

Feb 4, 2020
At their peak, some IndyCar races drew 100,000 people to the track. Now only the Indy 500 packs the stands.
Simon Pagenaud of France, driver of the #22 Team Penske Chevrolet, sweeps the bricks during the winner's portrait session after the 103rd Indianapolis 500 in 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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An impossible race, and why Italians love this particular shade of red

Dec 12, 2017
In 1907, a small group of automobile enthusiasts wanted to see if it was possible to race from China to France.
A vintage 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO which won the 1963 Le Mans GT race outside Bonham and Brooks auction house in London, 30 October 2000.
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Shhh! It's time for Formula E!

Jul 10, 2014
If Formula E is the future of racing, then it's going to be a rather quiet place.

Bahrain car race presses on despite nearby demonstrations

Apr 20, 2012
In the Middle East, organizers of the big Formula 1 Grand Prix of Bahrain are trying to press ahead despite demonstrations against the Bahrain regime’s human rights record.