- Obama takes aim at ‘corporate deserters’
- Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
- Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels
- Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease
- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
- John McCain laments: Obama’s ‘self-pity … is really kind of sad’
- GOP offer to fix VA gives $10 billion in emergency funds
- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
- Kim Jong-un builds bond with Putin: $250M Russia-backed addition to key port opens
- Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death
Topic - Rick Mears
Helio Castroneves graciously accepted congratulations from Rick Mears for a tremendous run in the Indianapolis 500, a second-place finish in the second-closest race in history.
Pennzoil will return its iconic "Yellow Submarine" paint scheme to the Indianapolis 500 this month with three-time winner Helio Castroneves.
Traditionalists balked and some were downright outraged at the mere suggestion stock cars dare set their fenders on the sacred ground of Indianapolis.
AJ Allmendinger's parents attended their first Indianapolis 500 in 1979, when they camped in a grassy lot and watched Rick Mears win his first 500.
IndyCar drivers won't have to wait long for their next race. After racing at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night, they will take a break and then do it again.
"A lot of things have changed," Mears said. "But a lot of things haven't. I think a good line then is a good line today."
"Rick Mears and I were talking once. He said `If you think you belong in the company of your heroes, there's something wrong with you,'" Franchitti said. "I can't argue with that. The numbers could be wherever they are on the list. But those guys are my heroes, and I just don't think of myself as one of them."