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Ed Jones returns to IndyCar after sitting out 2020

Ed Jones will return to IndyCar after a one-year absence for a second stint driving for Dale Coyne Racing. Jones was named Wednesday as driver of the No. 18 Honda entered by Coyne wi...

Hinchcliffe back with Andretti for full IndyCar season

James Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport for a full IndyCar season, a huge recovery after the popular Canadian cobbled only six races together last year. Hinchcliffe was ...

Wayne Taylor Racing rushes to ready for Rolex in new Acura

Wayne Taylor Racing needed every minute of the offseason to transition to an Acura factory program, an exhausting sprint to overhaul a program before the biggest American sports car race of the year. ...

Column: Elliott and Johnson seek depth by dabbling at Rolex

The Rolex 24 at Daytona is special enough that it doesn't need a pair of NASCAR champions to boost its appeal. The race is for the best in the world, in the finest performance vehicles, in front of au...

Action Express gives Chase Elliott a Rolex 24 milestone

Action Express Racing put one of its two Cadillacs — the one featuring NASCAR champion Chase Ellott — on the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a first-of-its-kind qualifying race for the crown jewel...

Dillon lands Daytona 500 ride with rebuilding Gaunt Brothers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ty Dillon landed a Daytona 500 ride with Gaunt Brothers Racing, a pairing of a driver and team both trying to rebuild in 2021. Dillon spent four seasons drivin...

NASCAR to hold pre-race Daytona 500 concert with Luke Combs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will attempt some normalcy at the season-opening Daytona 500 with a live pre-race concert — the first big performance at a track during the pandemic — featuring country m...

Column: Stewart balances personal bliss, professional angst

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart is angry — what else is new? — and wants the record set straight regarding recent business decisions. He also is in love — wait, who? Smoke? — and...

Marco Andretti to step back from full-time IndyCar racing

Marco Andretti will not run the full IndyCar schedule this season as the third-generation driver reprioritizes his racing career. Andretti will compete in the Indianapolis 500, the ...

Mr. WorldWide to NASCAR: Pitbull joins Trackhouse ownership

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — New NASCAR team Trackhouse Racing has brought entertainer Pitbull on as an ownership partner for an organization making its debut next month at the Daytona 500. ...

Athletes act: Stars rise up against racial injustice in 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and B...

23XI Racing fully funded for debut season with Bubba Wallace

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 23XI Racing announced a full slate of sponsorship Monday to back the new NASCAR team owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin. DoorDash, McDonald’s, Columbia ...

Herta to race No. 26 under Andretti banner with Gainbridge

Colton Herta will race for the IndyCar championship in 2021 in a rebranded look from Andretti Autosport. Herta, 20, will drive the No. 26 Honda with sponsorship from Gainbridge. He w...

Johnson part of all-star Action Express lineup for Rolex 24

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson will open his first year of semi-retirement by racing the Rolex 24 at Daytona as part of an Action Express Racing lineup revealed Friday that should be among the ...

Magnussen to race American sports cars for Ganassi in 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen will move to the IMSA sports car series in 2021 driving for Chip Ganassi Racing. The Danish driver will be paired with Renge...