Auto Racing

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, accepts the pole award trophy during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

4-Time NASCAR Champ Jeff Gordon Is Making 2015 Season His Last

Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the sport as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, said Thursday that he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.

01/22/2015

Alysha Ruggles, of Canandaigua, N.Y., paints her tires orange, the color chosen to commemorate Kevin Ward Jr. at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park on Aug.16, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Canandaigua Race Fans Honor Kevin Ward Jr.

Canandaigua Motorsports Park asked fans to wear Kevin Ward Jr.’s team color on Saturday night, one week after the driver was killed during a race.

08/17/2014

Ryan Hunter-Reay celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 on May 25, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ryan Hunter-Reay Slips By Helio Castroneves To Win Indianapolis 500

Helio Castroneves came up short in his bid to join the elite club of four-time winners of the Indianapolis 500, getting passed by Ryan Hunter-Reay with a lap remaining Sunday and then falling just short at the checkered flag.

05/25/2014