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John Della Penna – a tribute by Jimmy Vasser

John Della Penna, former driver and successful team owner, has died at the age of 68. His first protégé, Jimmy Vasser, tells David Malsher what made the California-based Argentine unforgettable.

How Lexus is taking on GT racing’s big guns in America

The Lexus brand is perhaps more associated with building luxury cars than outright performance machinery, but it’s aiming to change that preconception with its GT racing program in America.

Vasser: IndyCar has recovered from "The Split"

The 1996 CART IndyCar champion Jimmy Vasser says the IndyCar Series “has come through the valley”, having learned its lessons and recovered from the acrimonious split of CART and the IRL.

KV Racing confirms closure, equipment sold to Juncos

KV Racing Technology co-owners Kevin Kalkhoven and Jimmy Vasser have confirmed the closure of their racing team after 14 years, with some – but not all – of its major assets reportedly acquired by Juncos Racing.

Maldonado expresses IndyCar interest as he visits Iowa

Former Formula 1 driver Pastor Maldonado says he is interested in the Verizon IndyCar Series but is also investigating options in F1 and at Le Mans.

Vasser impressed with rookies Brabham and Wilson

KV Racing co-owner Jimmy Vasser says he likes the attitude shown by the team’s Indy newbies Stefan Wilson and Matt Brabham, describing them as “pro rookies”.

Participants revealed for 2016 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race

The 40th anniversary of the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race will consist of former winners of the event, plus the Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations for Toyota Motor Sales: Bob Carter

Coletti secures IndyCar drive with KV

Stefano Coletti will compete in IndyCar during the 2015 season after securing a drive with KV Racing.

Review: Jim McGee, Crew Chief of Champions

Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit takes a look at an Indianapolis based books released this year, and give an idea of which gear head in your family would want it for Christmas.

Hinch remembers racing hero Greg Moore, 15 years after his death

Today marks the 15 year anniversary of Greg Moore's tragic death.

SCORE making its Licensing Expo debut at Motorsports Café

Event is at next week’s 2014 Licensing Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

View from last row at Indy is better than nothing

Sage Karam, Sebastian Saavedra, and Buddy Lazier fill out the final row of this year's Indianapolis 500 grid.

Davison returns to IndyCar for 2014 Indy 500 bid - Interview

Joe Jennings talks to Australian racer James Davison - the Indy 500's newest entrant.

Al Unser Jr. to serve as driver coach for KV Racing Technology in month of May

KV Racing Technology has gotten together with legendary open-wheel racer Al Unser Jr., who will assist the team as a driver coach this month.

Conor Daly commits to Europe

Anne Proffit examines why Conor Daly can't get a ride in America.

KVSH Racing driver Sebastien Bourdais qualifies 3rd for Long Beach race

Bourdais logged a lap of 67.9403 seconds, 104.253 mph and held the top spot, but on the last lap both Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe slipped past him dropping Bourdais to third.

KV Racing Technology to field car in Indy 500 for Townsend Bell

Townsend Bell has joined forces with KV Racing Technology and will enter the 2014 Indianapolis 500.

Long Beach in 10 year increments

IndyCar returns to the famous Long Beach street circuit for the 30th year in 2014.

Franchitti, Forsythe, Kalkhoven to be inducted into Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame

Dario Franchitti won the 2009 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, three Indianapolis 500s and had 31 career Indy car wins, placing him seventh all-time.

Bourdais pumped for St. Pete

Bourdais is looking for the podium in his KVSH debut.

KV Racing Technology and AFS Racing to field car for Saavedra

The young Saavedra joins Sébastien Bourdais for another season.

1994 Indianapolis 500: an all-in gamble pays off

A look back at the 1994 Indy 500, forever remembered for the disappointed Emmo Fittipaldi, and Unser Jr. took home the win.

Bourdais continues IndyCar series win streak at Rolex 24

Sebastien Bourdais continued the streak of IndyCar Series drivers to win the twice-around-the-clock race to four consecutive years.

GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing claims Pole at Daytona Rolex 24

Driver Alex Gurney lays down fastest lap during Rolex 24 qualifying session

After collecting Baby Borg, KV owners seek another 'Baby Borg'

Kevin Kalkhoven said he was delighted to be in the right place at the right time.

Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP takes first laps of 2014 at Daytona

Bob Stallings Racing Drivers Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law launch initial preparations for this Month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.

22 races, one photographer

Photographer Jay Alley accounts the top five moments of his 22 race season.

Comments on Franchitti's decision

Dario Franchitti shocked his collegues and friends when he announced he was stepping out of the cockpit.

Bob Stallings Racing announced it's line up for the 2014 24H of Daytona

Alex Gurney and Jon Fogarty to again co-drive with Memo Gidley and Darren Law in the No. 99 Corvette DP.

Bourdais makes the move to KVSH Racing in 2014

The Frenchman moves to the Kalkhoven, Vasser and Sullivan owned IndyCar team next year.

KV Racing Technology's Simona de Silvestro finishes fifth at Grand Prix of Baltimore

Tony Kanaan makes record setting 212th start, has incident with two laps remaining and finishes 15th.

KV Racing Technology has frustrating Grand Prix of Baltimore qualifying session

Tony Kanaan is currently 11th in the championship standings with 331 points.

KV Racing Technology has frustrating qualifying session at Sonoma

Tony Kanaan: "So far, it has been a frustrating weekend..."

Simona De Silvestro finishes 11th in Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

De Silvestro drove a smart, patient and consistent race taking advantage of her opportunities, Kanaan had a problem following his final pit stop and placed 24th.

RLL returns "home" for the Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Rahal to make his first start for his father's team at home event

Hunter-Reay takes “Best Driver” ESPY

Ryan Hunter-Reay: the quiet forgotten champion is now in the spotlight thanks to the fans.

Jakes and Rahal hope have a good showing in Toronto for RLL

Five podiums and one pole for RLL Racing over the years they have challenged the street circuit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Their two drivers would like to add to that tally.

Kanaan earns a podium finish at TMS; De Silvestro penalized finishes 16th

Having won the 2013 Indianapolis 500 just two weeks ago, Tony Kanaan is reasserting his prowess on ovals.

Kanaan finishes 12th, De Silvestro crashes on lap 8 in Race 2 of the Dual in Detroit

Simona De Silvestro wasn't exactly sure when she got out of the car as to what happened to put her in the wall, but she was certain that she was disappointed to be out of the race so early.

KV Racing Technology drivers finish 13th and 16th in race 1 of the dual of Detroit

"It was obviously not a good day for the 11 or 78 cars today' - Steve Moore

Chevrolet IndyCar V6 engine powers Tony Kanaan to career-first Indy 500 victory

Interview with Tony Kanaan, Jimmy Vasser, Carlos Muñoz and Ryan Hunter-Reay

Firestone Racong point of look on 97th Indianaplis 500

Race standards were set for the number of different drivers to lead the race

Kanaan wins 500 thriller at Indianapolis

The Indianapolis 500 winner had to wait to finally drink the milk! The top rookie Manoz finished second and Hunter-Reay was third.

Both KV Racing Technology cars make the field at the Indianapolis 500 on Pole Day

De Silvestro had a solid four-lap run with an average speed of 225.400 on her first qualifying run of the day. Kanaan followed with a qualifying run that averaged 226.949 putting him in 7th place at the time.

De Silvestro finishes 8th and Kanaan has fuel issue at the Sao Paulo Indy 300

Kanaan ran out of fuel on lap 51 just as he was scheduled to make a pit stop and De Silvestro, despite passing several cars on her final stint, finished 8th.

Late contact ruins a dual top-ten finish for KV Racing Technology

Tony Kanaan: "We had a good race going, and I was set for a fifth-place finish until Servia took me out with less than two laps to go."

RLL expands to three IndyCar entries for their 14th GP of Long Beach

Toyota GP of Long Beach event, the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing added a third IndyCar for Mike Conway. Team also has their two BMWs ready to contest the American Le Mans Series race; giving them a total of five racing machines at the venue.

Simona de Silvestro’s star is rising rapidly

The difference between the Lotus engine and the Chevrolet is night and day and having a teammate like Tony Kanaan is a plus for the young lady.

Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP rebounds for seventh place in Rolex 24

Solid early race performance thwarted by electrical woes; Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law charge from last to seventh by the finish.

Bob Stallings Racing set for season-opening Daytona 24H

Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law seek to deliver first Rolex 24 win in No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette Daytona Prototype

Bob Stallings Racing wraps up productive Daytona 24H testing

Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law all get ample laps in No. 99 Corvette Daytona Prototype.

Bob Stallings Racing kicks off 9th year of competition this weekend at Daytona testing

Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law turn first laps of 2013 in No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette Daytona Prototype Friday at the Roar Before the Rolex 24 .