Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Brazilian officials say canceled IndyCar race was too costly

In this May 5, 2013 file photo, drivers take the track at the start of the IndyCar's Sao Paulo 300 auto race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian organizers announced Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 the IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March was canceled after public prosecutors warned the race would cost too much to the government agency in charge and would be a waste of public funds. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

SAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday.

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Speedway general manager faces lewdness charge

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of lewdness after police say they observed him and a 19-year-old woman in a parked car in Manchester.

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Brazilian organizers say IndyCar opener has been canceled

SAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil’s capital was canceled on Thursday.

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Larson wants to build his own legacy in Ganassi’s No. 42

Kyle Larson walks from pit road to his garage after driving in the IMSA 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was unfazed Wednesday at Chase Elliott being named Jeff Gordon’s replacement in the iconic No. 24.

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Austin Dillon looks to join ‘chaos’ in Year 2 in No. 3 car

Austin Dillon speaks to the media during the NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway media tour in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While driving Dale Earnhardt’s legendary black No. 3 Chevrolet last season was the experience of a lifetime for Austin Dillon, “nothing crazy happened” in his rookie season.

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