Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the race-car business — electric race cars, that is.
America’s first pony car — the Ford Mustang — is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans to go global.
Ford Motor Co. was to reveal the 2015 Mustang Thursday morning at events in New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona and its hometown of Dearborn. It goes on sale next fall in North America and will arrive later in Europe and Asia.
IndyCar and team owner Mark Olson have resolved issues stemming from a race in 2011.
Olson, the owner of Indy Lights O2 Racing Technology, was suspended from the series through the end of 2012. He allegedly encouraged others to break contracts with IndyCar and withdraw from the Indy Lights race in Milwaukee in June 2011.
Felipe Massa was set for a podium finish in his last race with Ferrari until a drive-through penalty cost him track position at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Massa finished the season-ending race seventh after starting ninth, but he was running fourth when he was penalized for illegally crossing a pit line near the midway point of the race at his home track of Interlagos.
Massa said teammate Fernando Alonso, who was running third and had already secured second in the drivers’ standings, was ready to let him pass for a podium finish in front of the Brazilian crowd.