In Detroit visit, IndyCar’s Charlie Kimball says diabetes didn’t force him off track
Detroit — Charlie Kimball has been racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series for eight years. But if you think when he spoke to a group of teenagers at Detroit Medical Center on Wednesday that it was mostly a one-sided conversation, you'd be wrong.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Charlie Kimball woke up to the rain Friday and had flashbacks to last season, when the IndyCar race in Texas was finished 2 1/2 months after it started because of wet weather.
"But it was incredible, as soon as the rain stopped, the track dryers went to work and it did not take very long to dry," Kimball said.
Kimball, who earned his first IndyCar Series pole, and everyone else quickly got going fast on the 1 1/2-mile track that was completely repaved earlier this year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All the negative publicity Honda received in the lead-up to the Indianapolis 500 washed away when Takuma Sato dumped a bottle of 2 percent milk over his head in victory lane.
So what if three Honda engines blew up Sunday while they were running with the leaders?
It only took one to win "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
Will Power cleared to race for IndyCar championship
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power was cleared Tuesday to race for the IndyCar championship in two weeks after a crash over the weekend at Watkins Glen left him with concussion-like symptoms.
Power trails leader Simon Pagenaud by 43 points with only the finale at Sonoma on Sept. 18 remaining on the schedule. The two Team Penske drivers are the only ones in contention for the championship.