Feb 17

F1: No Criminal Wrongdoing In Schumacher Ski Accident

Authorities have concluded their investigation into Schumacher's ski accident. (Photo: Getty Images)

Authorities have concluded their investigation into ’s skiing accident. (Photo: Getty Images)

French investigators have ruled out any criminal wrongdoing in the debilitating ski accident of Formula One great Michael Schumacher, a state prosecutor said Monday.

Albertville prosecutor Patrick Quincy said “no infraction by anyone has been turned up” and the probe has been closed, his office said in a statement — responding to questions about whether the Meribel ski station in the French Alps or an equipment maker might have had some role in Schumacher’s injury.

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Feb 16

SportsCars: Dempsey’s Team Selected For 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Patrick Dempsey finished fourth in last year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

finished fourth in last year’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Actor Patrick Dempsey’s racing team has been selected to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Dempsey Racing said Sunday that its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was accepted Thursday by Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s selection committee to run in the GTE-Am class in the June race. The team was fourth last year.

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Feb 15

IndyCar: Michael Andretti’s Wife Gives Birth To Twins

Andretti won 42 races and the 1991 championship in Champ Car. (Photo: Getty Images)

won 42 races and the 1991 championship in Champ Car. (Photo: Getty Images)

Race car team owner Michael Andretti’s wife has given birth to twins.

Jodi Andretti gave birth to son Mario and daughter Miati “Mia” in Indianapolis on Thursday morning. The twins are the first children for the couple.

His youngest son is obviously named after grandfather, Mario Andretti, who ranks second on the open-wheel all-time wins list with 52 victories. Mario Andretti won the 1969 Indianapolis 500.

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Feb 8

IndyCar: Rahal Lands National Guard As Sponsor

National Guard will be sponsored by National Guard in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will be sponsored by in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

The long battle between and Panther Racing for Army National Guard sponsorship ended Thursday, with the coveted funding moving to ’s car for the upcoming season.

The Rahal organization sought the sponsorship last fall, but Panther Racing appealed to keep the contract it has held since 2008. All military sponsorships are reviewed annually.

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Jan 24

SX: Reed Reflects On Anaheim Win, Sets Sights On Title

Chad Reed celebrates with fans after winning Anaheim 2. (Photo: Monster Energy)

celebrates with fans after winning 2. (Photo: Monster Energy)

Chad Reed heard the whispers and read the stories about how he was washed up as a motocross rider. As his winless streak grew, the 31-year-old Aussie began to wonder if it was indeed time to park his bike for good.

Everything changed with last weekend’s win in Anaheim, Calif.

Pulling ahead late in a wild race filled with crashes and numerous lead changes, Reed won for the first time since 2012, ending a 22-race winless streak and giving him the boost of confidence he needed.

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