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27 May 2019 | 9:44 AM

Motor racing - Pagenaud wins Indy 500 and a job

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Roger Penske had heard the 'scuttlebutt' and surely Simon Pagenaud must have heard the whispers that his job was on the line in the run up to Sunday's Indianapolis 500.

27 May 2019 | 8:22 AM

Motor racing - Fuelled by rage, Rossi still short on horsepower

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Alexander Rossi had more than enough rage to fuel a late challenge for an Indianapolis 500 win on Sunday but not enough horsepower to chase down an unflappable Simon Pagenaud.

27 May 2019 | 7:07 AM

Motor racing - Pagenaud holds off Rossi to win Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Simon Pagenaud steered clear of trouble on the track and in the pits, then out-duelled Alexander Rossi in a final lap shootout to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and give team owner Roger Penske a second consecutive victory in the "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing".

26 May 2019 | 5:43 AM

Motor racing - Castroneves has Tiger in his tank for Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - If Tiger Woods can get back in the winners' circle Helio Castroneves says he sees no reason he cannot return to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and finally claim a place in the Brickyard's most exclusive club.

26 May 2019 | 4:19 AM

Motor racing - After 50 years, Andrettis look to bookend 500 wins

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - In the run-up to the Indianapolis 500 the spotlight has been on Mario Andretti but come Sunday it is grandson Marco in the crosshairs as he attempts to lift a family curse by returning a member of the clan to Victory Lane at the famed Brickyard.

25 May 2019 | 11:33 PM

Soccer - Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup

(Reuters) - Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage.

25 May 2019 | 7:09 AM

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said on Friday.

25 May 2019 | 3:18 AM

Kanaan tops Indy 500 final practice

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Tony Kanaan will start from the middle of the gird for the Indianapolis 500 but had his AJ Foyt Racing Chevrolet out front on Friday, posting the top speed in final practise for the "the Greatest Spectacle in Racing".

24 May 2019 | 6:59 AM

Motor racing - No curse as Andrettis count their Indy 500 blessings

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - One family's curse can be another family's blessing but for the Andretti clan they are one and the same when it comes to the Indianapolis 500.

24 May 2019 | 12:41 AM

Rain threatens Indy 500 party

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Despite a dire forecast for a day-long downpour on Sunday, there is no contingency plan to bump the Indianapolis 500 over to a Monday, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) officials said on Thursday.