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  • Teary-eyed Aussie Power wins first IndyCar crown

    Will Power, who had his championship dreams destroyed twice before when he crashed out of season-ending races, was overcome with emotion as he finally claimed his first IndyCar Series crown. I was crying when I crossed the finish line," said Power, who raced strategically to take the crown with a…

  • Will Power wins IndyCar series title behind Kanaan

    Only a catastrophe was likely to derail his IndyCar Series championship, and the Australian knew he had to throttle the aggression that has made his career - and occasionally wrecked it. Yet after Power moved patiently and safely through the Fontana field, a restart gave him a chance to seize the…

    The Associated Press
  • IndyCar - Power in tears as he takes first IndyCar championship

    - Australia's Will Power claimed his first IndyCar Series championship after a cautious drive to ninth place in the final race of the season at Fontana, California. I was crying when I crossed the finish line," said Power. The 33-year-old Power also began the final races in 2010 and 2012 as the…

  • Power claims IndyCar title; Kanaan wins season finale

    Will Power finally overcame his IndyCar championship demons. The 33-year-old driver of Toowoomba, Australia, had finished second in the point standings three times in the past four years but delivered a special moment Saturday night in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. Power finished ninth in…

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  • Auto racer Aleshin upgraded to stable after crash

    Russian rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin was upgraded to stable condition after suffering head and chest injuries during a multi-car practice crash ahead of the IndyCar auto race. Aleshin had already qualified for Saturday's race when he was involved in a flying wreck on the final practice run of…

  • IndyCar driver Aleshin healing after Fontana crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session. IndyCar announced Aleshin's improvement Saturday before its season-ending race at Fontana. Aleshin was taken to Loma Linda…

    The Associated Press
  • PRESS BOX: Spurs might make run at Allen

    The San Antonio Spurs have joined the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Ray Allen sweepstakes. ESPN reported that the Spurs and perhaps the Los Angeles Clippers are vying for the 18-year veteran's services. Despite not being certain about wanting to return, some of the league's elite teams are courting…

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  • Alex Tagliani wins Keystone Light Pole Award

    Driver sets new track record at Canadian road course
  • Doctors upgrade Aleshin's condition

    Doctors upgraded the condition of IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin to stable on Saturday following a procedure for a chest injury suffered in a crash on Friday.

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  • Sports on Saturday: College Football Returns

    Real American football is on all day today. Let that sink in for a second.

    SB Nation
  • Friday's Sports In Brief

    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as ''one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with.'' Ninety minutes later,…

    The Associated Press
  • Aleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale. Aleshin was taken away from the Fontana track in an ambulance and airlifted to nearby Loma Linda University…

    The Associated Press
  • Castroneves on pole at Fontana IndyCar race

    Brazil's Helio Castroneves won the pole position while championship points leader Will Power, of Australia, qualified 21st for Saturday's Fontana IndyCar auto race, the final event of the season. With Friday's pole victory, Castroneves moved from 51 points to 50 behind Power in the battle for the…

  • Castroneves grabs pole for season finale

    Helio Castroneves won the 41st pole of his IndyCar career in qualifying Friday for the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

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  • Power finishes 21st in IndyCar finale qualifying

    Will Power struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season on Friday, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship. While Power had the second-worst performance in qualifying, Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves won the pole. …

    The Associated Press
  • Power faces final obstacles in IndyCar title race

    Will Power will start the final race in his IndyCar championship chase from the next-to-last spot on the grid. Way up front on the pole is Helio Castroneves, Power's teammate and the driver with the most realistic chance of catching him for the series title. If the Australian intends to raise the…

    The Associated Press