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Sat 17 Jul 2010
Next-generation IndyCar revealedHeadline

Next-generation IndyCar revealed

Aiming for safer, lighter, and less expensive the IndyCar Series presented on Wednesday its vision of the future: a spec-built chassis which can be customized by relatively inexpensive aerodynamics "kits" and that is suitable for both road course...

Fri 04 Jun 2010
Morning-after memories just as sweet for FranchittiHeadline

Morning-after memories just as sweet for Franchitti

A rain shower delayed it, but just as in his epic victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Memorial Day, Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti would not be denied his moment at the yard of bricks on the traditional Monday...

Sun 30 May 2010
Behind the scenes at the Indy 500

Behind the scenes at the Indy 500

Behind the scenes at Indy in the ABC/ESPN television compound Imagine a giant organism, spanning a vast outdoor space large enough to accommodate thirteen Rose Bowls, teeming with people and run amuck with ear-splitting noise guided along by 59...

Fri 28 May 2010
NASCAR, IndyCar legends meet for first time

NASCAR, IndyCar legends meet for first time

The legendary Harley J. Earl trophy, awarded to the winner of NASCAR's premier 500-mile race, left its Daytona, FL home on Friday to stand alongside the Borg-Warner trophy, awarded to the winner of the Indianapolis 500, as the only two men ever to...

Wed 26 May 2010
What we learned from Indy 500 qualifying weekendHeadline

What we learned from Indy 500 qualifying weekend

Life's experiences only count toward gain if something is learned from them. Here is what we think we learned from the past 48 hours at Indianapolis: Helio Castroneves, Team Penske. Photo by Andy Sallee. If it ain't broke, you can ...

Mon 24 May 2010
Kanaan makes his way into Indy field in final hourHeadline

Kanaan makes his way into Indy field in final hour

Andretti Autosports' Tony Kanaan found new life when his crew borrowed parts from teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay's already qualified No. 37 car and repaired the Indy veteran's No. 11T backup car sufficiently to allow him to get into the Indianapolis...

Sun 23 May 2010
Castroneves claims his fourth Indy 500 poleHeadline

Castroneves claims his fourth Indy 500 pole

Tradition met transition on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the inaugural ninety minute "Pole Shootout" put Team Penske's Helio Castroneves into the first position on the inside of the first row for the start of the Indianapolis 500 on...

Kanaan takes second strike in Sunday Indy practiceHeadline

Kanaan takes second strike in Sunday Indy practice

Andretti Autosports' Tony Kanaan once again made contact with Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infamous "wall" on Sunday morning during final practice prior to Bump Day qualifications, this time in his backup No. 11T Dallara/Honda. Kanaan struck the...

Sat 22 May 2010
Simona de Silvestro on track for Indy successHeadline

Simona de Silvestro on track for Indy success

She grips your hand with a man's shake: rock-solid and firmer than any twenty-one-year-old you have ever met before. Simona De Silvestro, HVM Racing. Photo by Andy Sallee. Her face is pleasant but all business, as lean as the rest of...

Indy 500: Pre-qualifying practice at Indy finds Power fastest

Indy 500: Pre-qualifying practice at Indy finds Power fastest

Pre-qualifying practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway held true to practice form on Saturday morning as Team Penske's Will Power paced all competitors with a fast lap of 227.646 mph to record the fastest speed of the month. FAZZT Racing's Alex ...

Innovative radiator wins

Innovative radiator wins "Schwitzer" Indy award

A novel new cooling strategy won the prestigious Borg Warner Louis Schwitzer Award for automotive engineering excellence on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mezzo Technologies micro-channel radiator, a sleek network of over five miles of...

Castroneves on top for Indy 500's Fast FridayHeadline

Castroneves on top for Indy 500's Fast Friday

Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was hampered by intermittent rain with Team Penske's Helio Castroneves holding onto the fastest speed of the day at the 6 PM EDT close. Castroneves mark (226.558 mph) was only slightly faster than the ...

Fri 21 May 2010
Kanaan fastest on sixth day of Indy 500 practiceHeadline

Kanaan fastest on sixth day of Indy 500 practice

Practice for the 2010 Indianapolis 500 resumed on Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the sixth day of preparations for the May 30th race. The field continued to demonstrate a strong international flavor with competitors from no fewer than...

Tue 18 May 2010
Castroneves quickest on Sunday at the BrickyardHeadline

Castroneves quickest on Sunday at the Brickyard

Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves led the way on the rain-shortened second day of practice for the 2010 renewal of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, posting a fastest lap of 227.046 mph on Sunday over the 2.5 mile oval at ...

Sun 16 May 2010
Castroneves fastest on Indy 500 Opening DayHeadline

Castroneves fastest on Indy 500 Opening Day

Team Penske's Helio Castroneves led all drivers for the top speed around Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday as preparations for the 2010 Indianapolis 500 commenced in Speedway, Indiana. Helio Castroneves, Team Penske. Photo by Andy...

Thu 29 Apr 2010
Sorting out the Indy 500 Pole scrambleHeadline

Sorting out the Indy 500 Pole scramble

The IndyCar Series returns to its namesake venue for the 94th Greatest Spectacle in Racing on Sunday, May 30 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Changes in leadership at IndyCar and IMS have led to a significant alteration of the traditional ...