IndyCar Race Organizers Sue New Orleans Motorsports Park Over $800,000

The soggy IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana is still creating a mess, even after the fact. According to the New Orleans Advocate, a subsidiary of Andretti Sports Marketing that was contracted to organize the grand prix has filed a federal lawsuit against New Orleans Motorsports Park for non-payment of more than $800,000.
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Lawyers Allege GM 'Cover-Up' Of Deadly Ignition Switch Fiasco

At the height of General Motors' ignition switch fiasco last year, the company commissioned former U.S. Attorney Anton R. Valukas to review what happened. His 325-page report may have been brutal, but now lawyers suing GM say they've found new documents that contradict that report and prove the existence of a… » 3/17/15 2:31pm 3/17/15 2:31pm

How One Driver Sued For A Sauber Formula One Drive – And Won

2014 Sauber Formula One test driver Giedo van der Garde sued his ex-team to get a drive for this year–and won. Sauber signed drivers who brought more money to the team on top of their already contracted pair, and now Sauber could have their equipment seized if they don't comply with the ruling to let Van der Garde… » 3/12/15 7:15pm 3/12/15 7:15pm

Warrant Issued For Owner Of Stolen NASCAR Racer Over Lawsuit Payments  

Last month, John Cohen was relieved to recover his #44 Team Xtreme race car that was stolen before the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Now Cohen is in trouble of his own: an arrest warrant has been issued over his failure to pay money owed from one lawsuit, right as another lawsuit was filed against him over the… » 3/12/15 5:22pm 3/12/15 5:22pm

Lyft's Board Allegedly Debated Ousting Their CEO 

The legal battle between Lyft and its former COO is shaping up to be a long, ugly fight. The on-demand car company has accused Travis VanderZanden of stealing tens of thousands of secret company documents before he joined Lyft's main competitor, Uber. Now VanderZanden has fired back in a new court filing, saying he… » 11/10/14 12:40pm 11/10/14 12:40pm

This Disturbing Powerpoint Shows Why GM Failed To Protect Customers

If there's a smoking gun in this whole GM fiasco it might be this: An internal PowerPoint presentation released by the government that makes it clear the company went to great lengths to discourage people from talking frankly about safety problems, even if that problem scared them, their family, and was obviously a… » 5/16/14 11:47am 5/16/14 11:47am