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Tue 18 Dec 2007
IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

IPS: Adam Andretti to race for new FuZion Autosport team

Another Andretti is set to make his open-wheel season debut in the Indy Racing League. Adam Andretti, the younger brother of veteran racer John Andretti and nephew of 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, has signed to drive for the new...

Thu 13 Dec 2007
IRL: Castroneves dances home with mirrorball trophy

IRL: Castroneves dances home with mirrorball trophy

Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves returned to the site of his previous successes with a new triumph to celebrate in his charmed life: the mirrorball trophy awarded the winner of the 'Dancing With The Stars' television show ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

IRL: Crashed-car keychain brings Christmas cheer

When Vitor Meira ran into a sponsorship conflict that cancelled a promised meet-and-greet with fans, the Brazilian ace at Panther Racing vowed he'd do something to make amends to his admirers. The result is a novelty that's become much ...

Wed 14 Nov 2007
IRL: Ryan Briscoe fulfills dream at Penske

IRL: Ryan Briscoe fulfills dream at Penske

Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe calls it, "A dream position for a driver" as he takes the wheel of Sam Hornish Jr.'s vacated No. 6 IndyCar ride for the full 2008 Indy Racing League season. The 26-year old Australian credits his 2007 Indianapolis 500...

Fri 05 Oct 2007
IRL: Dario Franchitti switches gears

IRL: Dario Franchitti switches gears

The much-rumored move of reigning IndyCar Series champion and 2007 Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti heading to NASCAR with Chip Ganassi Racing was consummated Wednesday (October 3rd) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Franchitti signed a ...

Thu 04 Oct 2007
IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

IRL: IndyCar announces new payout structure

The rewards of participation in the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series just got sweeter as the Indianapolis-based organization announced new monetary incentives for both the Indianapolis 500 and the full sixteen-race 2008 season. The program is...

Mon 10 Sep 2007
IRL: 2007 Champion Franchitti wins at Chicagoland

IRL: 2007 Champion Franchitti wins at Chicagoland

Andretti Green Racing's Dario Franchitti won the Indy Racing League championship after Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon ran out of fuel one half mile from the finish line. Franchitti appeared to be beaten as Dixon ran ahead of the Scot on the...

Sun 09 Sep 2007
IRL: Franchitti claims Chicagoland pole

IRL: Franchitti claims Chicagoland pole

Andretti Green's Dario Franchitti held off a challenge by Team Penskes' Sam Hornish, Jr. and Helio Castroneves to claim the pole for Sunday's (September 9th) Peak Antifreeze Indy 300. "All credit to the Canadian Club crew today," he said. "They...

Sat 08 Sep 2007
IRL: Chicago braces for IndyCar showdown

IRL: Chicago braces for IndyCar showdown

The pressure is on in Chicago for two Indy Racing League teams charging headlong into the IndyCar season's three-way, 700 horse-powered, showdown. Andretti Green's Dario Franchitti and Tony Kanaan battle Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon for all...

Wed 05 Sep 2007
IRL: Motor City marvelous at Belle Isle

IRL: Motor City marvelous at Belle Isle

Detroit did itself proud with Sunday's (September 2nd) Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The city's beloved Belle Isle returned to turn-of-the-20th-century gentility to host an ear-splitting round of motorsport under the watchful eyes of Roger...

Tue 04 Sep 2007
IRL: Kanaan wins in wild Detroit action

IRL: Kanaan wins in wild Detroit action

Andretti Green Racing's Tony Kanaan won the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, but his victory was upstaged by a wild race-ending accident that knocked Dreyer & Reinbold's Buddy Rice, Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon and teammate Dario Franchitti out...

Mon 03 Sep 2007
IRL: Detroit warm-up costly to Ganassi hopes

IRL: Detroit warm-up costly to Ganassi hopes

Sunday morning's "warm-up practice" at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix was a costly one for Chip Ganassi Racing. Approximately twenty minutes into the thirty-minute session, Team Penske's Helio Castroneves made contact with Scott Dixon. The...

Sun 02 Sep 2007
IRL: Castroneves breaks record to claim Detroit pole

IRL: Castroneves breaks record to claim Detroit pole

Team Penske's Helio Castroneves claimed his twenty-fourth career pole, and record-breaking seventh of the 2007 IndyCar Series season, for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix on Sunday (September 2nd). Castroneves' best time of 1:12.0688 (103.401...

Fri 31 Aug 2007
IRL: Helio Castroneves revels in Detroit return

IRL: Helio Castroneves revels in Detroit return

The return to Detroit's Belle Isle racecourse for this weekend's Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar race marks a homecoming for Team Penske's Helio Castroneves. The two-time Indy 500 winner has won twice on the circuit (2000, 2001) when it was a regular...

Sun 12 Aug 2007
IRL: Kanaan dominates for Kentucky win

IRL: Kanaan dominates for Kentucky win

Andretti Green Racing's Tony Kanaan drove away from the field to win the Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway. The AGR driver set the pace for over 139 laps as he clearly had the measure of any competitor on Saturday (August 11th) evening. "It...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
IRL: Kanaan and Franchitti share Kentucky front row

IRL: Kanaan and Franchitti share Kentucky front row

Andretti Green Racing's Tony Kanaan put in a blistering lap of 218.086 mph in edging teammate Dario Franchitti aside for pole in Saturday's Meijer 300 IndyCar race at Kentucky Speedway. "I have to thank the AGR team for this one," said Kanaan,...

Fri 10 Aug 2007
IPS: Mutoh claims Kentucky 100 pole

IPS: Mutoh claims Kentucky 100 pole

Panther Racing's Hideki Mutoh was fast all day long as he claimed the best speed in practice and qualifying on Friday (August 10th) leading into the Edy's Kentucky 100 Indy Pro Series race. Mutoh's speed of 191.276 miles per hour set records for...

IRL: Meira puts Michigan turmoil in past

IRL: Meira puts Michigan turmoil in past

Vitor Meira weathered a heavy crash at last weekend's Michigan International Speedway that has left him sore, but not uneager, for the 2007 Indy Racing League season to continue on Saturday (August 11th) at Kentucky Speedway. Meira is in his ...

Thu 09 Aug 2007
IRL: Kanaan wins dramatic Michigan raceHeadline

IRL: Kanaan wins dramatic Michigan race

Andretti Green Racing's Tony Kanaan outdrove teammate Marco Andretti over the last twenty laps to win the Indy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday (August 5th). Tony Kanaan takes the checkered flag ahead of Marco ...

Mon 06 Aug 2007
IRL: Franchitti wins pole at Michigan

IRL: Franchitti wins pole at Michigan

Andretti Green Racing's Dario Franchitti posted a best speed of 218.308 mph to win pole for Sunday's (August 5th) Indy 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The pole-sitter's share of ten thousand dollars from the million-plus dollar race...

Wed 01 Aug 2007
IPS: Leilani Munter marks Kentucky for her first race

IPS: Leilani Munter marks Kentucky for her first race

Leilani Munter, a thirty-one year old photo-double and stunt-car driver in popular movies like "Traffic" and "Scorpion", has signed with Sam Schmidt Motorsports (SSM) to race the last two oval dates on the Indy Pro Series season. Munter...

Tue 31 Jul 2007
Stewart wins Brickyard 400 in dramatic fashionHeadline

Stewart wins Brickyard 400 in dramatic fashion

Joe Gibbs Racing's Tony Stewart raced from fourteenth place on the starting grid to the winner's circle at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday (July 29th) in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series AllState 400 at the Brickyard. Tony Stewart is...

Sat 28 Jul 2007
Rain day brings words to fore

Rain day brings words to fore

On a rainy day in Indianapolis, as fifty-thousand fans sought shelter from the rain (or boredom) during a daylong drizzle, there was little to do but talk about racing at the world's greatest racetrack two days ahead of the NASCAR Nextel Cup...

Wed 25 Jul 2007
IRL: Dixon claims Mid-Ohio victory

IRL: Dixon claims Mid-Ohio victory

Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon scored his third consecutive Indy Car Series win by taking the Mid-Ohio 200 on Sunday (July 22nd). "This was a tough one," Dixon said. "It's big. The guys in the pits have been fantastic, making my job easier,"...