• Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrates atop his car after winning the IndyCar Grand Prix of Sonoma auto race and IndyCar championship Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Wilson honored as friend Dixon wins IndyCar championship

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Wilson stood in a circle of crew members in front of his brother’s car, the entire group swathed in T-Shirts commemorating Justin Wilson.

  • Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, celebrates atop his car after winning the IndyCar Grand Prix of Sonoma auto race and IndyCar championship Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — A heartbreaking week.

  • A tribute to Justin Wilson is displayed on the side of the No. 19 car driven by Tristan Vautier, of France, during practice for the IndyCar auto race Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. Wilson, of England, died Monday from injuries sustained at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Justin Wilson’s brother calls accident a freak incident

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Wilson was spotting for his brother in last year’s Indianapolis 500 when a crash in front of Justin Wilson sent debris flying at the British driver. The broken parts and pieces covered Wilson’s car like a cloud, creating so much damage his race ended.

  • Graham Rahal waits in his car for the start of practice for the IndyCar auto race Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. Stickers on Rahal's car and helmet pay tribute to Justin Wilson, of Great Britain, who died Aug. 24 from injuries sustained at Pocono Raceway. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Power wins pole for title-deciding race at Sonoma

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power isn’t stepping down as IndyCar champion without a fight.

  • Wisconsin driver Paul Menard wins at Road America

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin driver Paul Menard took advantage of a lengthy late-race caution and held off Ryan Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday.

  • Moment of silence held for Justin Wilson

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A moment of silence has been observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America.

  • Rhodes awarded pole after rain cancels Xfinity qualifying

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America has been cancelled due to wet track conditions.

  • In this June 5, 2015, file photo, Tony Stewart listens to a question in the garage area while waiting for his back-up car after hitting the wall at Pocono Raceway during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. The lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling. Attorney Mark Lanier said in an email Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, that five other cars drove around Kevin Ward, Jr., as he walked on the dirt race track during a yellow caution flag in August 2014, before Stewart "revved his engine and ran him over." (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Lawyer: Tony Stewart’s response to lawsuit ‘appalling’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart’s car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are “appalling.”

  • Rita Panike, of Redding, Calif., looks over t-shirts paying tribute to Justin Wilson before practice for the IndyCar auto race Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Sonoma, Calif. IndyCar is headed into a somber championship weekend as the paddock mourns the death of popular driver Justin Wilson instead of celebrating its season finale. Wilson, of Great Britain, died Aug. 24 from injuries sustained at Pocono Raceway. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction — albeit a temporary one — from their grief over Justin Wilson’s death.

  • In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Stewart says in court papers filed Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that he didn’t see fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. walking along the track before striking and killing him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)

    Stewart claims he didn’t see man on track before fatal crash

    NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn’t see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn’t have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.