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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, drives through turn one during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, drives through turn one during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS—Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track. He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to...

  • Three-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo is leaving Yamaha for Ducati in 2017. (Thomas B. Shea/AFP/Getty Images)

    Yamaha and Jorge Lorenzo Set to End Partnership After 2016

    Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has announced its partnership with three-time MotoGP Champion Jorge Lorenzo will end following the 2016 season, according to a press release by... Read more

  • A general view from behind the starting line as a top alcohol dragster waits to make his run during the finals for the NHRA Carolinas Nationals at the Zmax Dragway on September 14, 2008 in Concord, North Carolina. (Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)

    Ronnie Davis: Drag Racer Dies From Injuries Sustained in Crash, Race Track Says

    Acclaimed drag racer Ronnie Davis died on Sunday, Rockingham Dragway said in a release, from a crash sustained Saturday during Top Sportsman, qualifying for the third annual... Read more

  • Team members scuff the car's tyres as they roll it back before launching a run during the Top Fuel Car qualifying for the European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod Raceway on September 5, 2014 in Podington, England. (Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

    Drag Racer Ronnie Davis and Journalist Ian Tocher Injured in Crash

    Drag racer Ronnie Davis and sports journalist/photographer Ian Tocher were seriously injured Saturday, April 9 in a crash during Top Sportsman qualifying for the third annual PDRA... Read more

  • Guy Martin of Great Britain looks on during the Cemetery Circuit Motorcycle Races in Wanganui, New Zealand, on Dec. 26, 2013. (Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

    Science Behind Remarkable New Wall of Death Motorcycle World Record

    The Wall of Death has been the most enigmatic daredevil motorbike stunt for more than 100 years. Motorcyclists ride around the inside of a vertical... Read more

  • TALLADEGA, AL - MAY 02:  Derek White, driver of the #40 Braille Battery/Grafoid Dodge, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

    Derek White: NASCAR Driver to Face 7 Charges in Biggest Tobacco-Smuggling Bust in North America

    NASCAR driver/owner Derek White turned himself into authorities on March 30 and faces seven charges relating to the largest tobacco-smuggling bust in North American history, according to... Read more

  • The #0 Elan DeltaWing rounds Turn Seven at Sebring Raceway during the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 19. (Bill kent/Epoch Times)

    Bill Kent: 2016 Sebring Twelve Hours Photo Gallery One

    SEBRING, Fla.—Veteran race photographer Bill Kent offers this set of images from the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 19, 2016... Read more

  • McLaren Honda's Fernando Alonso crashes into the wall after colliding with Haas F1 Team's Esteban Gutierrez during the Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. (Max Blyton/AFP/Getty Images)

    Watch: Fernando Alonso Walks Away From Vicious Wreck at Australian Grand Prix

    Formula One driver Fernando Alonso walked away from a vicious accident Sunday on lap 16 at the Australian Grand Prix that saw his McLaren-Honda flip... Read more

  • Kyle Larson was involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    Watch: Kyle Larson Crashes Hard Into Inside Wall During Auto Club 400

    Kyle Larson lost control of his car on lap 48 when his left rear tire blew out and his Chip Ganassi-owned Chevrolet ended up crashing... Read more

  • Extreme Speed Motorsports drivers Johannes van Overbeek, Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, and Luis Felipe Derani celebrate winning the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Extreme Speed Motorsports Wins the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

    SEBRING, Fla.—After starting the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportCar Championship season with a win in the Rolex 24, Extreme Speed Motorsports followed up with a win... Read more

  • The #5 Action Express Racing Coyote-Corvette of Christian Fittipaldi and the #31 Action Express/Whelen Engineering Coyote-Corvette of Dane Cameron lead the race minutes before the red flag waves. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Sebring Twelve Hours Red Flagged for Rain

    SEBRING, Fla.—The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring has been red-flagged due to lightning after just under three hours of racing. The race started in... Read more

  • The #0 DeltaWing Prototype enters Turn 17 during Thursday's Night Practice at Sebring Raceway. (Bill Kent/Epoch Times)

    Sebring Night Practice Photo Gallery

    SEBRING, Fla.—Motorsports photographer Bill Kent offers this gallery from night practice for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring at Sebring Raceway, Thursday, March 17,... Read more

  • Oliver Pla in the #60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda will start from the pole at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Grid Set for 64th Twelve Hours of Sebring

    SEBRING, Fla.—In a surprising twist, a pair of P2 cars qualified one-two for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Twelve Hours of Sebring. Oliver Pla in the #60... Read more

  • Dane Cameron in the #31 Action Express Racing/Whelen Engineering Coyote-Corvette DP set the quickest time of the four sessions, 1:52.135 at 120.070 mph. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Action Express Leads Fourth Sebring Practice

    SEBRING, Fla.—Action Express Racing has not only demonstrated its intention to win the IMSA WeatherTech 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the team had... Read more

  • The defending champion #5 Action Express Coyote Corvette DP was quickest in the afternoon sessions, while its sister car the #31 Action Express/Whelen Coyote Corvette was quickest in the morning. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    IMSA WeatherTech Kicks Off Twelve Hours of Sebring Weekend

    SEBRING, Fla.—The 64th running of the IMSA WeatherTech Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida—that’s the official name of the Sebring... Read more

  • (L-R) Simon Pagenaud, Juan Montoya, and Ryan Hunter-Reay raise their trophies after the Verizon IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Sunday, March 13, 2016. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    IndyCar: Montoya, Penske, and Chevrolet Speak Loudly at St. Pete

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Verizon IndyCar Series, America’s premier open-wheel racing series, opened its 2016 season with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Like last... Read more

  • Penske Racing driver Juan Montoya led the final 44 laps of the IndyCar St. Petersburg Grand Prix, winning by 2.3 seconds. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Juan Montoya Wins IndyCar St. Petersburg Grand Prix

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla—Penske Racing’s Juan Montoya repeated as winner of the Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Sunday afternoon, overcoming a damaged... Read more

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