Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Indy 500 driver, girlfriend search for ring lost before race

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 driver JR Hildebrand says a hotel has located his girlfriend’s lost heirloom ring.

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Conor Daly to replace James Hinchcliffe in Detroit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly will replace James Hinchcliffe for this weekend’s doubleheader in Detroit.

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Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, poses in his car during the traditional winners photo session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 25, 2015. Montoya won the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 for his Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday.

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Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

Pace car driver Jeff Gordon, left, talks with former Indy 500 champion Dario Franchitti before driving the pace car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car.

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Carl Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

Carl Edwards celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Carl Edwards won for the first time in two seasons — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

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