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Andretti, Earnhardt Sr. and Hunt racers head 'Legends' auction

RK Motors will be holding an auction in Charlotte, NC from October 31 to November 3, that is sure to get fans of both historic production and racecars really excited.

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IndyCar Series returning to Houston at Reliant parking lot street circuit

When the IRL and Champ Car reunited a few years ago, the fear among drivers from the latter series was that the calendar would remain dominated by oval speedways. But these days the resulting IndyCar Series races on more street circuits and road courses than it does speedways, and soon we'll be able to add one more as the series has announced its return to Houston, Texas.

Report: Paul Tracy gets back in the Indy cockpit

While most would regard the reunification of open-wheel racing in America as a positive thing, it has been tough on some of the drivers that had come to dominate the Champ Car World Series. Essentially dumped into a field of IndyCar drivers, even the most accomplished Champ Car pilots have had trouble finding a ride.

Monterey 2010: A century of Indianapolis 500 entrants féted at Pebble

Indianapolis 500 100th Anniversary at Pebble Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery

Long Beach Grand Prix: People Gallery

Click above for high-res gallery from this weekend's LBGP

Open Arms in Open Wheels: reunited IndyCar season kicks off at Homestead

Click above for more high-res pics from the Gainsco 300

Champ Car and IRL working hard on truce for 2008 season

Champ Car and the Indy Racing League, the two de facto open wheel racing series in North America since CART split after the 1995 season, are reportedly close to a truce that could reunite the two series as soon as the 2008 season. AutoWeek is reporting that Tony George, owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and league chairman of the IRL, along with two of his associates, flew to Motegi, Japan recently to meet with track officials about changing the date of the Motegi race on April 1

Cristiano da Matta seriously injured after colliding with deer

Champ Car driver Cristiano da Matta was seriously injured yesterday when he collided with a deer that had wandered onto the track during a practice session at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI. The unconscious da Matta suffered head injuries and was medevaced to Theda Clark Medical Center.