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Indianapolis 500 notebook: Injury forces another driver out of Indy 500

By Ralph N. Paulk 9:06 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday only hours before the start of the final practice session on Carburetion Day. Huertas did not receive medical clearance to compete. The 23-year-old Colombian is suffering from an inner ear condition. The No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing …

Airborne wrecks cause some anxiety among drivers at Indy 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar officials continue to search for reasons why Helio Castroneves’ car flipped and landed squarely on its rear wing before it tumbled along ...
Indianapolis 500 notebook: Briscoe to replace the injured Hinchcliffe in Sunday’s race
By Ralph N. Paulk
INDIANAPOLIS —  Ryan Briscoe, who finished 18th in last year’s Indianapolis 500, will replace the injured James Hinchcliffe in Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Briscoe will pilot the No. 5 Dallara-Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. He completed several laps Thursday to familiarize himself with the track. The Australian driver will ...
New Lernerville owner vows to ‘make fans and drivers happy’
By Thomas Zuck
There was no ink, let alone any that could have dried, on a bill of sale, and rumors were running rampant concerning the demise of ...
Castroneves driving after elusive 4th victory at Indianapolis 500
By Ralph N. Paulk
INDIANAPOLIS — The Brickyard is often a place of refuge for three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves. But two days after turning 40, the Brazilian ...
Driver Kuriger lands 1st Sprint Car victory at Lernerville Speedway
By Thomas Zuck
It took a few late-race cautions, but Dan Kuriger concluded a strong night with his first Sprint Car victory Friday at Lernerville Speedway.  Kuriger, of New ...
Lernerville driver Easler still working to get comfortable
By Thomas Zuck
After a favorable rookie season, Aaron Easler has to find a way to improve. The 23-year-old from Butler finished fifth in his first full season ...
Lernerville Speedway sold to Brackenridge firm
By Jodi Weigand
Tomson Scrap Metal is the new owner of Lernerville Speedway in Buffalo Township. The Brackenridge company bought the track from World Racing Group, which has owned ...
Canadian driver ends long skid at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Mat Williamson got back to his winning ways Friday at Lernerville Speedway. Williamson, the 2013 V8 Modified champion, picked up his first victory since May ...
Williamson set to end sophomore slump at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
In two seasons, Mat Williamson has experienced his share of highs and lows. Williamson’s first season at Lernerville Speedway resulted in the 2013 V-8 Modified championship. ...
Blaney grabs 1st victory of season at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Defending All Star champion Dale Blaney picked up his first victory of the season Friday at Lernerville Speedway. Blaney, of Fowler, Ohio, grabbed the lead from ...
Lernerville drivers warmed up for All Star Sprints
By Thomas Zuck
Lernerville Speedway regulars have had just a couple of local racing nights this season, but a few raced in Florida in February to get ready ...
Drivers cope with tricky conditions at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Patience was a virtue Friday night at Lernerville Speedway. Track conditions were much different from last week’s opening night, and that meant drivers needed a light ...
Expectations high for young Sprint Car driver
By Thomas Zuck
If last week’s results were any indication of what to expect from Apollo’s A.J. Flick this season, it’s safe to say experience was indeed the ...
Late pass wins race for veteran Lynch on opening night at Lernerville
By Thomas Zuck
Opening night at Lernerville Speedway just about started with a bang. Ed Lynch Jr. of Apollo made a late-race pass on leader A.J. Flick, who also ...
Lernerville revs up for new season
By Thomas Zuck
Lernerville Speedway will raise the curtain on its 48th season Friday night, and excitement is high around the Buffalo Township track. “People have been racing out ...