A.J. Foyt IV spins out in the first turn at the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, IN, May 30, 2004. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
Takuma Sato won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Sunday, becoming the first Japanese-born driver to win an IndyCar Series race.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.
Jimmie Johnson dominated the Brickyard 400 Sunday, leading 99 of 160 laps to claim his fourth Sprint Cup victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Former winners Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon turned in the fastest laps Friday in the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500.
Race car driver Tony Stewart's 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship earned him a trip to the White House Tuesday where President Barack Obama praised his effort.
UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart said Friday he will drive car No. 14, taking the number to honor his racing idol A.J. Foyt.
Scott Dixon won the pole Friday for the first race in the unified IndyCar open-wheel racing series.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008.
Tony Kanaan Saturday made a late pass of A.J. Foyt IV to win the Meijer Indy 300 IndyCar race at the Kentucky Speedway.
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