• Graham Rahal celebrates winning the IndyCar Honda Indy 200 auto racing Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

    Rahal wins in Ohio, pulls within 9 points of Montoya

    LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Racing in his home state — and only a few laps from tightening the IndyCar standings with a big victory — Graham Rahal still had one more big restart to sweat out.

  • Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, left, talks with car owner Chip Ganassi after winning the pole position for the IndyCar Honda Indy 200 auto racing Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

    Dixon wins pole, eyes another IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio

    LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Needing a strong final push to challenge for the IndyCar championship, Scott Dixon can’t ask for a much better opportunity than this.

  • IndyCar president of competition Walker resigns

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar president of competition Derrick Walker took the fall Thursday for technical issues that have plagued the series this year and said he’ll resign his position at the end of the season.