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Michigan Race Week: FireKeepers 400 preview

Michigan Race Week: FireKeepers 400 previewDetroit News motor sports reporter Gregg Krupa talks to NASCAR driver Erik Jones of Byron, Michigan about the FireKeepers 400 at MIS on Sunday.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

Austin Dillon wins Xfinity series race at MIS, beating Richard Childress Racing teammate

Dillon wins rain-shortened Xfinity race at MISIt was Richard Childress Racing teammates Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric working together with Hemric pushing Dillon past Ryan Reed with 49 laps remaining for the lead.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Morgan Shepherd still racing at MIS at age 76

Morgan Shepherd still racing at MIS at age 76Morgan Shepherd is as busy as ever these days, still driving at over 200 mph at Michigan International Speedway at age 76.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

2018 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway

2018 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway2018 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Rochester Hills' Brad Keselowski gunning for first checkered flag at MIS

Rochester Hills’ Brad Keselowski hopes for first NASCAR win at MISTeam Penske driver seeking first win at Brooklyn speedway after second-place finishes in 2012 and third in 2014 and 2016.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Ford Motor Co. remains firmly committed to racing — and winning

Ford Motor remains firmly committed to racingFord Performance is strong in NASCAR this season, and participates in racing around the globe.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Sunday's motors: Vettel wins, leads Formula One title race

Sunday’s motors: Vettel wins, takes Formula One leadSebastian Vettel led from the pole to the checkered flag — and then some — to claim a long-awaited Ferrari victory at the Canadian Grand Prix.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week ago
Motorsports

Saturday’s motors: Dixon leads last 119 laps to win

Saturday’s motors: Dixon leads last 119 laps to winScott Dixon led the last 119 laps at Texas on Saturday night, winning his second consecutive IndyCar race.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Kurt Busch claims pole for FireKeepers Casino 400 at MIS

Kurt Busch claims pole for FireKeepers Casino 400 at MISKurt Busch won the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Motorsports

ARCA driver Natalie Decker's love for racing started with trip to go-kart track

ARCA’s Decker’s love for racing started at go-kart trackNatalie Decker will make her debut at Michigan International Speedway in Friday's ARCA race.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Krupa: My favorite races at MIS, where unrestrained speed reigns

Krupa: My favorite races at MIS, where unrestrained speed reignsIn 50 years, Michigan International Speedway provides great NASCAR and IndyCar racing.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Michigan International Speedway at 50: Wide, sweeping turns still set the pace

MIS at 50: Wide, sweeping turns still set paceThe original, distrinctive characteristics of the track still holding sway.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix has 5 percent increase in attendance

Detroit Grand Prix has 5 percent increase in attendanceThe IndyCar Series received up-and-down television ratings for the two races of the 2018 Detroit Grand Prix.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Kyle Larson takes aim at historic win at MIS

Kyle Larson takes aim at historic win at MISKyle Larson can become the first driver since Kevin Harvick to win four consecutive races at the same track.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Michigan International Speedway: 50 years of racing

Michigan International Speedway: 50 years of racingMichigan International Speedway: 50 years of racing
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Brad Keselowski: Rule change levels playing field for Ford

Keselowski: Rule change levels playing field for FordKeselowski feels Ford drivers are on a level playing field because of a new rule change NASCAR has implemented for the 2018 season.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Motorsports

Michigan's Erik Jones gives NASCAR a shot of youth

Michigan’s Erik Jones gives NASCAR a shot of youthJones, 22, is one of the young guns in the series and a shot of youth is needed with the departure during the last few years of such stars as Carl Edwards, Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Midway through IndyCar season, parity is in the lead

Midway through IndyCar season, parity is in the leadA new car design and increasingly standard equipment make for many winners in the IndyCar series
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

GM exec: 'Sorry does not describe' crashing pace car at Detroit Grand Prix

GM exec Reuss: ‘Sorry does not describe’ crashThe second race of the Detroit Grand Prix was delayed Sunday when the pace car spun at the start of its first lap and struck a portion of the wall.
  • Motorsports
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Motorsports

Krupa: IndyCar pushes changes amid tough times for motor sports

Krupa: IndyCar pushes changes amid tough times for motor sportsDeclining popularity of auto racing is forcing changes, and IndyCar speeds ahead at Detroit Grand Prix.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Hunter-Reay overtakes skidding Rossi to claim Detroit Grand Prix

Hunter-Reay overtakes skidding Rossi to claim Detroit Grand PrixTaking advantage of a brutal error by race leader Alexander Rossi, Ryan Hunter-Reay took the second race of the Detroit Grand Prix Sunday.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

Denker: 'No contract in place' to bring Detroit Grand Prix back to Belle Isle

Grand Prix faces uncertain future on Belle IslePenske President Bud Denker says there is "No contract in place" to bring Detroit Grand Prix back to Belle Isle.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

'Bachelor' star Arie Luyendyk Jr. picks up win at Belle Isle

Bachelor’ star Arie Luyendyk Jr. picks up win at Belle IsleArie Luyendyk Jr. stood atop the podium at Belle Isle after his SUPER Trucks race was cut short.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Truex zips away on final restart to win at Pocono; MIS next

Truex zips away on final restart to win at Pocono; MIS nextTruex came to Pocono and served notice that he’s still a driver to beat in the championship race.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
Motorsports

Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Sunday's Detroit Grand Prix

Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Sunday’s Detroit Grand PrixRyan Hunter-Reay wins Sunday's Detroit Grand Prix
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks ago
Sports

Scott Dixon wins Detroit Grand Prix, Will Power 'unlucky' in seventh

Dixon wins Detroit Grand Prix, Honda dominatesHonda triumphed in Detroit as Chevrolet takes back seat to competing engine manufacture at Detroit Grand Prix
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Pit, tire strategies vault Cadillac over Penske's drivers in IMSA race

Pit, tire strategies vault Cadillac over Penske’s drivers in IMSA raceTeam Penske's Detroit debut in the IMSA sportscar series spoiled by another local favorite, Team Cadillac
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix preview with Indy 500 winner Will Power

Detroit Grand Prix preview with Indy 500 winner Will PowerJohn Niyo and Gregg Krupa preview the Detroit Grand Prix with Indy 500 winner Will Power.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Proper tire strategy critical to Belle Isle success

Krupa: Proper tire strategy critical to Belle Isle successDeciding which of three different types of racing tire to use can provide an essential competitive edge during this weekend's Detroit Grand Prix.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

IndyCar rookie Jordan King has rocky debut at Belle Isle

IndyCar rookie King has rocky Belle Isle debutIndyCar rookie driver Jordan King has learned a lot about the series in a short period of time.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Hinchcliffe seeks strong Grand Prix showing after missing Indy 500

Hinchcliffe seeks strong Grand Prix showingJames Hinchcliffe needs a couple of podium finishes if he has any hopes of getting back into the fight for the series championship.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Krupa: Inner drive helps Will Power find his groove

Krupa: Inner drive helps Will Power find his groovePower, a consummate details man, approaches racing with supercharged inner drive.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Motorsports

Kyle Busch dominates again to win Xfinity Series race at Pocono

Kyle Busch chalks up Xfinity win at PoconoThe 33-year-old driver led 24 of the first 26 laps and the final 40 to win for the 92nd time in Xfinity to add to his series record.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Scott Dixon wins Saturday's Detroit Grand Prix

Scott Dixon wins Saturday’s Detroit Grand PrixScott Dixon wins Saturday's Detroit Grand Prix
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Motorsports

Get to know me: IndyCar driver Gabby Chaves

Get to know me: IndyCar driver Gabby ChavesIn an occasional Detroit News series, athletes will share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Sports

Can Graham Rahal make ‘magic’ on Belle Isle again?

Can Graham Rahal make ‘magic’ on Belle Isle again?Graham Rahal enters this weekend’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader as the defending champion – and we’re talking both races.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Detroit Grand Prix practice day on Belle Isle Friday

Detroit Grand Prix practice day on Belle Isle FridayDetroit Grand Prix practice day on Belle Isle Friday
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Sebastien Bourdais makes up for 2017 miss at Detroit Grand Prix

Sebastien Bourdais makes up for 2017 miss at Detroit Grand PrixSebastien Bourdais is a threat to win the Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Sports

Three-time Grand Prix winner Castroneves sticks with Penske for new challenge

Three-time Grand Prix winner Castroneves sticks with Penske for new challengeHelio Castroneves is a three-time winner of the Detroit Grand Prix, but will be competing in the IMSA Chevrolet Sports Car Classic.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Penske revels in Detroit's resurgence as Grand Prix nears

Penske revels in Detroit’s resurgence as Grand Prix nearsThe Detroit Grand Prix is important to Roger Penske, a man who has now won the Indianapolis 500 17 times as a team owner.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Motorsports

Lions' Tate, racer Newgarden renew pingpong rivalry

Lions’ Tate, racer Newgarden renew pingpong rivalryGolden Tate and Josef Newgarden renew high school pingpong rivalry
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Motorsports

Around the Detroit Grand Prix track in 1:10.3162

Around the Detroit Grand Prix track in 1:10.3162Take a ride around the Detroit Grand Prix track on Belle Isle in the same time it took IndyCar driver Scott Dixon to achieve the lap record of 1:10.3162 in 2012.
  • Motorsports
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Graham Rahal on Detroit Grand Prix

Graham Rahal on Detroit Grand Prix2017 Detroit Grand Prix winner Graham Rahal talks about racing on Belle Isle.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Simon Pagenaud and Helio Castroneves on Detroit Grand Prix

Simon Pagenaud and Helio Castroneves on Detroit Grand PrixSimon Pagenaud, left, and Helio Castroneves talk about the Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Will Power on Detroit Grand Prix

Will Power on Detroit Grand Prix2018 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power talks about racing in Detroit.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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