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J.R. Todd, Jon Oberhofer savor U.S. Nationals title for Kalitta team

J.R. Todd, Jon Oberhofer savor U.S. Nationals title for Kalitta teamIt took crew chief Jon Oberhofer 28 years before finally getting the chance to feel what it was like to be champion of the U.S. Nationals, the Super Bowl of the NHRA series.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Motorsports

Monday's motors: Brad Keselowski, in midst of rough year, wins at the Brickyard

Monday’s motors: Brad Keselowski wins at the BrickyardKeselowski, the native of Rochester Hills who was an afterthought most of this season, used fresher tires and timely late cautions to put Penske in victory lane.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Rain at Indy pushes NASCAR regular-season finale to Monday

Rain at Indy pushes NASCAR finale to MondayPersistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCAR’s regular season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Keselowski savors 'refreshing' win amid season of struggles

Keselowski savors ‘refreshing’ win amid season of strugglesBrad Keselowski took nearly the entire season to break through to victory lane.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Thursday's motors: IndyCar's Robert Wickens broke neck, spinal cord

Thursday’s motors: IndyCar’s Robert Wickens broke neck, spinal cordThe family of the Canadian driver revealed the injuries Wickens suffered when his car launched into the fence Aug. 19 at the Pennsylvania track.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Keselowski sweeps races at Darlington

Sunday’s motors: Keselowski sweeps races at DarlingtonBrad Keselowski beat leader Kyle Larson out of the pits with 22 laps to go, then pulled away on a restart to win the Southern 500.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Walled Lake's Andrew Tate wins Gold Cup, series championship

Walled Lake’s Tate wins first Gold CupFourth-generation boat driver becomes, with father Mark, first father-son team to win Gold Cup, as Tate smashed JImmy Shane's dominance of the sport.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Sports

Inside lane unlocks formula to success for Gold Cup glory

Inside lane holds key to Gold Cup gloryDifficulty passing on the outside in unlimited hydroplane racing and the barrier of the enormous rooster tails left by boats, makes starts critical.
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Sports

2018 Gold Cup hydroplane races on Detroit River

2018 Gold Cup hydroplane races on Detroit River2018 Gold Cup hydroplane races on Detroit River
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Hydroplane drivers embrace Sunday's full wave of events after postponement

Delayed Gold Cup event to navigate full slate SundayWith winds accelerating and shifting to an unfavorable direction, race organizers prioritize safety and delay Detroit tradition
  • More Sports
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Shane's new boat may spell trouble for Tate in Gold Cup

Shane’s new boat may spell trouble for Tate in Gold CupThe defending Gold Cup champion and five-time defending series champion's switch to a new Miss HomeStreet will be a new challenge for Walled Lake's Andrew Tate.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Motorsports

Detroit Hydrofest Preview Show, with Gregg Krupa and Andrew Tate

Detroit Hydrofest Preview ShowDetroit News sports writer Gregg Krupa talks with Andrew Tate, of Walled Lake, racing in this weekend's Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest off Belle Isle.
  • Motorsports
  • 4 weeks ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Darlington win a 'confidence boost' for Keselowski

Saturday’s motors: Darlington win a ‘confidence boost’ for KeselowskiBrad Keselowski came out on top in the Xfinity race Saturday after leaders Ross Chastain and Kevin Harvick wrecked 37 laps from the end.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Splash of gas fuels Power to IndyCar win at Gateway

Saturday’s motors: Splash of gas fuels Power to IndyCar win at GatewayThe victory keeps the Team Penske driver’s championship hopes alive.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Blue Chip vintage Gold Cup boat back in Detroit

Blue Chip vintage Gold Cup boat back in DetroitDetroit Machinery Center has supplied parts for the unlimited hydroplanes for decades. Now, it brings back its 1957 boa,t for "family" reasons.
  • Motorsports
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Walled Lake's Andrew Tate carries family torch, lead into Gold Cup

Andrew Tate carries family torch, lead into Gold CupA fourth-generation powerboat driver, Andrew Tate has a prohibitive lead in the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series entering the Detroit APBA Gold Cup.
  • Motorsports
  • 4 weeks ago
Motorsports

Rods, screws inserted to stabilize Wickens’ spine

Rods, screws inserted to stabilize Wickens’ spineIndyCar rookie driver faces more surgeries after harrowing crash at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
  • Motorsports
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

IndyCar’s Robert Wickens set for spinal surgery

IndyCar’s Wickens set for spinal surgeryCanadian driver suffered injuries in crash Sunday at Pocono Raceway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Nation

Racing stickers pour in for casket of Iowa boy

Racing stickers pour in for casket of Iowa boyRace drivers have been answering the call from an 11-year-old with cancer who wants racing stickers to cover his casket
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

IndyCar's Wickens hospitalized after violent Pocono crash

IndyCar’s Wickens hospitalized after violent Pocono crashIndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race at Pocono.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Rossi rolls after horrific wreck

Sunday’s motors: Rossi rolls after horrific wreckAlexander Rossi dominated at Pocono and led 180 of 200 laps to win his second straight race and third of the season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Saturday's motors: Kurt Busch steals spotlight at Bristol

Saturday’s motors: Kurt Busch steals spotlight at BristolKurt Busch won for the first time this season — first since the 2017 season-opening Daytona 500 — but it was his sixth victory on the 0.533-mile bullring he once dominated.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasonsNASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Krupa: Harvick speeding toward greatness with Ford

Krupa: Harvick speeding toward greatness with FordWith 13 races remaining, Kevin Harvick seems easily within striking distance of Jimmie Johnson’s 10 wins in 2007.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Veteran drag racer, 80, dies after N. Michigan crash
Doug Rose, 80, driver of the Green Mamba, died Friday evening at the Norway Speedway.

Veteran drag racer, 80, dies after N. Michigan crashDoug Rose, 80, driver of the Green Mamba, died Friday evening at the Norway Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Friday's motors: Larson gets first Bristol win in Xfinity race

Friday’s motors: Larson gets first Bristol win in Xfinity raceKyle Larson capitalized on Kyle Busch’s early exit to win the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month ago
Motorsports

Seventh heaven: Kevin Harvick dominates at MIS

Seventh heaven: Kevin Harvick dominates at MISKevin Harvick won both stages and went on to win the Consumers Energy 400 for his series-high seventh win of the season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Austin Dillon impresses with 'great finish' at MIS

Austin Dillon impresses with ‘great finish’ at MISAustin Dillon finished fourth in the Consumers Energy 400, actually leading with 23 laps remaining while competing in the new Chevy Camaro ZL1 chassis.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Brett Moffitt eeks past Johnny Sauter in exhilarating MIS trucks race

Brett Moffitt wins exhilarating MIS trucks raceThe 26-year-old Iowa driver slips past his Wisconsin counterpart for the checkered flag by margin of victory of a .025 seconds in the Corrigan Oil 200.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Delayed NASCAR practice fine with drivers at MIS

Delayed NASCAR practice fine with drivers at MISThe morning practice was delayed due to fog and took place mid-day, which was more akin to conditions when Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 will take place.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Kevin Harvick wins Consumers Energy 400 at MIS

Kevin Harvick wins Consumers Energy 400 at MISKevin Harvick wins Consumers Energy 400 at MIS
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Justin Allgaier wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Mid-Ohio

Justin Allgaier wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Mid-OhioIt’s his third win in the series this season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Erik Jones' future in NASCAR difficult to project

Krupa: Erik Jones’ future in NASCAR difficult to projectErik Jones is off to an unprecedented start in his NASCAR racing career. But the Cup series has humbled bright prospects before.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Hamlin wins pole at MIS; Jones starts fourth

Hamlin wins pole at MIS; Jones starts fourthDenny Hamlin won the pole on Friday night for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroit Grand Prix to remain on Belle Isle

Detroit Grand Prix to remain on Belle IsleNew deal keeps race on island through 2021 with option to extend until 2023
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Iconic on the street, Mustang takes green flag for NASCAR

Iconic on the street, Mustang takes green flag for NASCARThe longest running nameplate for Ford never has raced in the NASCAR Cup Series. It will, in 2019.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Sports

Erik Jones' optimism soars with first win under belt

Erik Jones’ optimism soars with first win under beltA lot has happened since Erik Jones made his last appearance at Michigan International Speedway
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Keselowski sees challenge in Ford introducing Mustang to NASCAR

Keselowski sees challenge for Mustang in NASCARFord Performance unveils its new Mustang NASCAR race car Thursday, and former champion Keselowski confident, but says a big challenge awaits.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Big 3 roar into MIS with lion’s share of victories

Big 3 roar into MIS with lion’s share of victoriesLike 1974, when Pearson, Petty and Yarborough dominated, three drivers are winning the lion's share of races, with the season facing considerable challenges.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Mobility

Electric-car makers amped on Formula E racing

Electric-car makers amped on Formula E racingSome of the world's top automakers invest in electric-car race series to accelerate development
  • Mobility
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Pistons great Ben Wallace to drive pace car at MIS on Sunday

Pistons great Ben Wallace to drive pace car at MIS on SundaySunday's NASCAR race, the Consumers Energy 400, starts at 2:30 p.m.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Sabates: France unfairly blamed for NASCAR's downturn

Sabates: France unfairly blamed for NASCAR’s downturnFelix Sabates, one of NASCAR’s longtime team owners, said the entire industry shoulders blame for NASCAR’s slide.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Motorsports

Sunday’s motors: Elliott wins at Watkins Glen

Sunday’s motors: Elliott wins at Watkins GlenMired in a confounding losing streak since 2016, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column Sunday
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix gets 3-year green light on Belle Isle

Grand Prix gets 3-year green light on Belle IsleAbout 200 people attend special meeting of the advisory to both criticize and and support continued automobile racing on the island.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dream Cruise

Ford unbridles 50th-anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet dragster

Ford unbridles Mustang Cobra Jet dragsterFor $130,000, the 565-horse track-only Cobra Jet dragster can be yours. Ford unveiled the limited-production Mustang on Thursday.
  • Dream Cruise
  • 1 month ago
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