Professionals and amateurs on four and two wheels are about a quarter of the way through the 2017 running of the Dakar Rally, a grueling — and, over the course of its 39-year history, sometimes deadly — off-road endurance race. Originally run from France to Senegal, the race, inspired by a rider in a traditional rally who got lost in the desert, was moved to South America eight years ago due to security concerns. This year’s rally started Monday in Asuncion, Paraguay, and is scheduled to finish Jan. 14 in Buenos Aires.
Drivers are competing in NASCAR’s top series, the Sprint Cup Series, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Driving a Toyota, Kyle Busch won the Duck Commander 500 on April 9, 2016.
The 2013 Grand Prix raced through the streets of Baltimore from Friday, Aug. 30 to Sunday, Sept. 1. View the latest behind-the-scenes shots and race photos. The weekend’s event included the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), IZOD IndyCar Series and the Firestone Indy Lights.
The 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore roared through downtown from Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. Compiled here are the latest photos coming in from around the track, within the stands and more.
Ahead of the 2012 Grand Prix of Baltimore Aug. 21-Sept. 4, here’s a look at the GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma, Calif. from Sunday where Ryan Briscoe took the win. Drivers Will Power placed second and Franchitti placed third.