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Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ten years on: Greg Moore rememberedHeadline

Ten years on: Greg Moore remembered

It has now been ten years since open-wheel racing lost one of its fan-friendliest, most articulate, brightest, fastest, and incredibly well-respected drivers. But with that said, the memories that Greg Moore left the world of motorsport live on to...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Larry Foyt: Moving AJ Foyt Enterprises into the FutureHeadline

Larry Foyt: Moving AJ Foyt Enterprises into the Future

The Foyt name has been synonymous with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the past 50 years. The first four-time winner of the '500', Anthony Joseph (A.J.) Foyt always said that the Indianapolis 500, "made A.J. Foyt." Larry Joseph Foyt, three...

Didier Theys hangs up the helmetHeadline

Didier Theys hangs up the helmet

After spending over 30 competitive years behind the wheel of racecars, Didier Theys has decided to call it time on his racing career. The 52-year old announced Monday his retirement as a professional driver, but the likable Belgian will not ...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
SBRS: De Phillippi gives USA Trophy win at SilverstoneHeadline

SBRS: De Phillippi gives USA Trophy win at Silverstone

At Silverstone this afternoon, 16-year old American Connor de Phillippi (Team USA Scholarship) completed an impressive weekend by winning the 2009 Walter Hayes Trophy despite coming under tremendous pressure from Robert Barrable and Felix Fisher,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Harry Brix 1947-2009

Harry Brix 1947-2009

HARRY BRIX 1947 -- 2009 San Jose, California, Feb 2 2009. It is with enormous sadness that the death of Harry Brix is announced. The 61-year-old passed away on Sunday in his home town of Los Gatos, California after suffering a cardiac arrest...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Johnson, F1 exodus - top storiesHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Johnson, F1 exodus - top stories

Ingram's Flat Spot On By: Jonathan Ingram Johnson, F1 exodus: top stories The Top Ten motor racing stories in 2009, according to one man's opinion. 1. Jimmie Johnson wins four straight -- This is the story of the decade. It only changes...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Teddy Mayer, a remarkable man, passes away

Teddy Mayer, a remarkable man, passes away

Edward Everett "Teddy" Mayer died on January 30, 2009, at his home in England, a sad loss to those in the racing community who knew him personally and those who knew of his accomplishments. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1935,...

Larry Rice passed away May 20

Larry Rice passed away May 20

1978 INDY 500 CO-ROOKIE OF THE YEAR RICE DIES AT 63 By: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Thursday, May 21, 2009 Larry Rice, a two-time USAC Silver Crown champion and USAC Midget car champion who was co-rookie of the year in the 1978...

Teddy Mayer memorials announced

Teddy Mayer memorials announced

REMEMBERING TEDDY MAYER The family and friends of Teddy Mayer wish to extend their sincerest gratitude for the outpouring of well-wishes and remembrances of their father, grandfather and friend. His loss last week was a stunning blow and...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Meritus Racing eyes Formula One in 2016

Meritus Racing eyes Formula One in 2016

MERITUS EYE F1 SEAT BY 2016 KUALA LUMPUR: Meritus Racing have an ambitious plan to be ready to compete in Formula 1 by 2016, making them the first South East Asian country to have an entry in the motorsports' biggest event, and they just might...

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009Headline

Newman Wachs adds Summerton for rest of 2009

Jonathan Summerton came up just short of an Atlantic Championship in 2008. For the rest of 2009, the prodigious American talent will have a chance at capturing that crown with the same team as he did a year ago. Jonathan...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hotHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hot

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Look Who's Hot To paraphrase Jimi Hendrix: Are you motivated? It's a question most race car drivers answer in the affirmative. But one only need look at recent results -- starting with six victories...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

IMS - Danny Kladis dies at 92

1946 INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER KLADIS DIES AT 92 Midwestern driver competed in first Granatelli entry at Indy INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 -- Danny Kladis, who had the distinction of being the oldest driver and having the earliest start...

Hunter Floyd hip surgery news

Hunter Floyd hip surgery news

Indy Car Minister Hunter Floyd Recovering INDIANAPOLIS -- Veteran Indy Car minister Hunter Floyd is recuperating from hip replacement surgery here at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. "I'm taking physical therapy here," said Floyd...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

Jonathan Byrd dies at 57

LONGTIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 CAR OWNER BYRD DIES AT 57 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 -- Jonathan Byrd, co-entrant in 1996 of Arie Luyendyk's all-time Indianapolis 500 record qualifier, passed away Aug. 20 in Greenwood, Ind. He was 57. Byrd,...

Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Bryan Herta Autosport on the riseHeadline

Bryan Herta Autosport on the rise

As the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Series season draws closer to its conclusion, most of the focus has centered on AFS/Andretti Green Racing and Sam Schmidt Motorsports. After winning eight of 12 races between them with AFS/AGR's J.R. Hildebrand ...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
IMS announces 2010 Indianapolis 500 schedule

IMS announces 2010 Indianapolis 500 schedule

INDIANAPOLIS 500 SCHEDULE TO PROVIDE INTENSE ACTION Centennial Era Balloon Festival to precede 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing' INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 -- The 2010 Indianapolis 500 will feature a two-week/three-weekend event ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

Lloyd Ruby dies at 81

POPULAR, RESPECTED INDIANAPOLIS 500 VETERAN RUBY DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- Indianapolis 500 standout Lloyd Ruby, one of the most popular drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history, died March 23 in Wichita Falls, ...

Kester Racing combines with Team 3G

Kester Racing combines with Team 3G

Team 3G and Kester Racing Combine to Create Development Team JIndianapolis, Ind. (January 22, 2009) -- IndyCar racing's newest team, Team 3G announced today that they will partner with Kester Racing to field entries in the Star Mazda...

Indy 500: Series Thursday practice report

Indy 500: Series Thursday practice report

MORAES TOPS PRACTICE; SERVIA FASTEST AMONG NON-QUALIFIED DRIVERS INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 14, 2009) - Second-year Indianapolis 500 starter Mario Moraes, who led his first laps in the IndyCar Series in last year's "500" and qualified seventh...

Jim McWithey dies

Jim McWithey dies

TWO-TIME INDIANAPOLIS 500 STARTER McWITHEY DIES AT 81 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009 -- Jim McWithey, who drove in the Indianapolis 500 in 1959 and 1960, died Sunday, Feb. 1 in Gainesville, Ga. McWithey, a native of Grammer, Ind., was ...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

VP John Griffin leaves Indy Racing League

GRIFFIN STEPS DOWN FROM INDY RACING LEAGUE INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2009) - Indy Racing League Vice President of Public Relations John Griffin has submitted his resignation, effective Dec. 18. "John has been a valued part of our organization and...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
ASR signs Junior Strous

ASR signs Junior Strous

Junior Strous joins ASR-NELAN Motorsports for the 2009 Firestone Indy Lights Season Indianapolis, IN (January 13, 2009) -- ASR-NELAN Motorsports co-owners Jon Lewis and Rick Nelan announced today, the signing of Junior Strous as driver of their...