About Kurt Darling

INDIANAPOLIS — The NC-double-A will vote tomorrow on new rules that may allow student-athletes more freedom to benefit financially. The Division I Council is recommending the body end its rules that prohibit athletes from profiting off their talents. The Division I Board of Directors will consider that recommendation at its Indianapolis headquarters on Wednesday. According […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jeff Gordon won 93 races as a NASCAR Cup driver, which culminated in four series championships. All of those wins came with Hendrick Motorsports. Since the Hall of Famer’s retirement from full-time racing in 2015, he has been in the broadcast booth as a driver analyst for FOX Sports’ coverage of NASCAR […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Indianapolis 500 was run with 135,000 fans in attendance, roughly 40-percent seating capacity. As the Indianapolis Motor Speedway moves on from the “500” and onto the next event on their calendar, they are getting final preparations in place for the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard (formerly known as the Brickyard 400.) […]

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. — It all seemed to be lined up perfectly for Josef Newgarden on Sunday at Road America. He started on the pole, led 42 of 55 laps, and appeared to be cruising to his first win (and Penske’s first win) of the season, only to be denied the win by mechanical issues […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Formula One Canadian Grand Prix was canceled for the second year in a row a few weeks ago as COVID restrictions in Canada have made it impossible to stage the event. The cancellation has left a glaring opening on the F1 schedule, that many have speculated might be filled by an […]

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. — With eight races in the books so far this season, of the four Team Penske drivers all of them are still without a win. Will Power came close last Saturday before a late red flag period led to his car being unable to re-fire in time costing him the race lead. […]

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. — Felix Rosenqvist has still not been cleared by IndyCar medical personnel to drive after his nasty crash in Detroit last weekend. Arrow McLaren SP is in need of a replacement driver for Rosenqvist. They had Oliver Askew step in for Rosenqvist in Race 2 at Belle Isle, but with Askew now […]

OMAHA, Neb. — Three swimmers from Indiana will be representing the U.S. at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Lilly King, a swimmer at IU from Evansville, won the final of the women’s 100-breaststroke at the Olympic Trials in Omaha and is heading back to the Olympics — as she tries to defend her gold medal […]

PLAINFIELD, Ill. — The NTT IndyCar Series field for Road America is expanding by one. Cody Ware, the son of IMSA SportsCar team owner Rick Ware, will pilot the No. 52 car in a second Dale Coyne/Rick Ware Racing entry. It will be Cody Ware’s first taste of competitive IndyCar racing. “To be a part […]

DETROIT — It took eight races for the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season to see a two-time winner. It was Pato O’Ward who steamrolled through the field to win his second race of the season. O’Ward was fast in the closing laps picking off drivers in two late restarts and taking advantage of degrading tires […]