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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: 2009 Entry list 2009-04-20

Indy 500: 2009 Entry list 2009-04-20

No. Driver Home town Team Race strategist ---- ------------------------ ------------------------ ---------------------------------- ------------------- 2 Raphael Matos * ...

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...

Dreyer & Reinbold sign Mike Conway

Dreyer & Reinbold sign Mike Conway

DREYER & REINBOLD ANNOUNCES MIKE CONWAY AS FIRST DRIVER FOR 2009 INDYCAR SEASON INDIANAPOLIS - Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced today that it has come to an agreement with British racer Mike Conway to become the team's first confirmed driver...

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...

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Future IndyCar engine development talks continue

Discussions press on as IndyCar series officials and manufacturer representatives look to develop their new engine formula for the 2011 season. Five manufacturers - Honda Performance Development, Audi, Fiat Powertrain Technologies, Porsche and ...

Indy 500: Richard Petty Motorsports Fast Friday report

Indy 500: Richard Petty Motorsports Fast Friday report

JOHN ANDRETTI LOOKS FOR CONSISTENCY IN WINDOW WORLD CAR INDIANAPOLIS (May 8, 2009) -- Track conditions are always tricky at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the month of May. Just ask John Andretti. Andretti,...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Series news and notes 2009-10-16

Today's IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines * IndyCar Series 2009 by the numbers * Pair earns Schmidt's Champions Test reward: * Carpenter, Wheldon join field for "Ironman": * ESPN program puts spotlight on Patrick 1. IndyCar...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Indy Racing League announces development system

Indy Racing League announces development system

INDY RACING LEAGUE LAUNCHES "ROAD TO INDY" DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM ORLANDO, Fla. (Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009) - Seeking to create a defined path for young, career-minded race drivers to reach the IZOD IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, the Indy ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubileeHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Beach jubilee

Flat Spot On By Jonathan Ingram LONG BEACH JUBILEE The Long Beach race weekend began with a reunion, which fit just right. A birthday party and tribute to Dan Gurney, attended by his many longtime friends and colleagues, launched the weekend...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Going, going, goneHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Going, going, gone

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Going, Going, Gone The first half of the current season has finally cast doom over the once respected livelihood known as the motor racing dictator. Just this week, the last solo American racing ...

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, ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Sonoma: Starting lineup

Sonoma: Starting lineup

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed --- --- -------------------- ----------------------------------- --------- --------- 1. 10 Dario Franchitti Chip Ganassi Racing 1:16.799 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Bump day drama leads to driver change for Indy gridHeadline

Bump day drama leads to driver change for Indy grid

Bump day drama at Indianapolis Motor Speedway erupted right on cue on Sunday with shuffling aplenty of the last three rows of eleven cars. The actors on this day were Bruno Junqueira, John Andretti, former Indy 500 champ Buddy Lazier, Alex...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fireman's Hill and ringers

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fireman's Hill and ringers

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Fireman's Hill And Ringers Just my luck. At the same time Dale Earnhardt Jr. dropped in at Road America for a surprise visit on Saturday evening, I was on the opposite side of the track. While he was ...

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activitiesHeadline

Kentucky weepers cancel Friday on-track activities

Heavy rain on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway continued throughout the night, saturating the ground. Friday dawned bright and sunny with temperatures in the 80s but persistent weepers canceled all on-track activities. Scott Dixon, Target...

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

Andretti Green racing/promotions news 2009-08-20

ANDRETTI GREEN RACING SHAREHOLDERS SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO SPLIT OFF PROMOTIONS BUSINESS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2009) - The shareholders of Andretti Green Racing, Inc., Michael Andretti, Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today that...

Sun 11 Oct 2009
Series Championship Celebration report

Series Championship Celebration report

FRANCHITTI COLLECTS MILLION DOLLAR BONUS ON SOUTH BEACH MIAMI, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 - A day after winning the 2009 IndyCar® Series championship, Dario Franchitti was honored for his second title in three years. Franchitti and Firestone...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course news 2009-08-06

DOUBLE-HEADER RACING WEEKEND AT MID-OHIO AUG. 7-9 The American Le Mans Series and IndyCar Series will be at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the running of the Acura Sports Car Challenge and The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield ...

Kentucky Speedway news 2009-07-27

Kentucky Speedway news 2009-07-27

Wildlife Expert Maynard Named Meijer Indy 300 Grand Marshal; Cincinnati Zoo Executive Director to Deliver the Command for IndyCar Series Drivers to Start Engines at Kentucky Speedway SPARTA, Ky.- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens Executive ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: Sarah Fisher Racing race report

Indy 500: Sarah Fisher Racing race report

Fisher finishes 17th in the 2009 Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS May 24, 2009 Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) returned to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) Sunday to finish what they started at last year's Indianapolis 500. Sarah Fisher was taken out of...

Indianapolis 500 broadcast schedule announced

Indianapolis 500 broadcast schedule announced

ABC, VERSUS TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INDIANAPOLIS 500 TV COVERAGE More than 30 hours of live VERSUS broadcasts scheduled in May from IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 8, 2009 -- ABC and VERSUS will provide comprehensive live coverage of the 2009 ...

DiZinno: Synopsis from the streetsHeadline

DiZinno: Synopsis from the streets

Synopsis from the streets Each of the 13 prior IRL IndyCar Series seasons began on an oval, either Walt Disney World in Orlando or Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida were the usual kickoff with exceptions in the 1996-97 (Loudon, N.H.) and ...

Oh, what a difference a year makes

Oh, what a difference a year makes

Much has transpired since February of 2008 in the increasingly smaller world of American open-wheel racing. Akin to Pluto, it once formed a part of racing's solar system but has since been banished to levels of obscurity, leaving its fans jilted...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Mid-Ohio season preview

Mid-Ohio season preview

MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE BEGINS SEASON JUNE 19 DUBLIN, OH (June 16, 2009) -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in Lexington, Ohio, opens its racing season with its first spectator weekend of the summer, The EMCO Gears Classic presented by KeyBank on...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Petty, Andretti Indy 500 sponsor news

Petty, Andretti Indy 500 sponsor news

WINDOW WORLD BRINGS PETTY, ANDRETTI TOGETHER FOR INDY 500 Seven-time NASCAR Champion Makes Debut As Car Owner In World's Biggest Race INDIANAPOLIS (April 6, 2009) -- Window World, the world's largest replacement...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Edmonton Indy news 2009-07-21

Rexall Edmonton Indy Ready To Roll! EDMONTON, AB -- The 2009 Rexall Edmonton Indy starts this Friday, July 24, and carries on for three energy-packed days at the City Centre Airport. "The action kicks off on Friday with gates opening at 11:30...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

Dallara introduces new car in Indianapolis

The Dallara Formulino has arrived in North America! The Dallara Formulino ("little Formula" in Italian) is an entry-level model in a range of Dallara cars that includes F3, WSR, GP2, Firestone Indy Lights and the IndyCar Series. In the ...

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announces promotions

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announces promotions

DREYER & REINBOLD RACING PROMOTES TWO WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION Indianapolis, IN (December 14, 2009) - The off-season is always a time to reorganize and prepare for the upcoming year and that is exactly what Dreyer & Reinbold Racing has been doing.

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Richmond: Series race report

Richmond: Series race report

DIXON WINS AT RICHMOND, TIES HORNISH'S ALL-TIME VICTORY RECORD RICHMOND, Va. (Saturday, June 27, 2009) - Scott Dixon one-upped Sam Hornish Jr. Dixon, who started next to polesitter Dario Franchitti, won the SunTrust Indy Challenge at Richmond...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fall of House of Hulman?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Fall of House of Hulman?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Fall of House of Hulman? The news of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway going the way of the House of Usher may be exaggerated. But in the season of celebrating the 100th year since the gates first opened...

Sat 10 Oct 2009
2009 Final standings

2009 Final standings

Pos Driver Points ----- ----------------------------------- --------------- 1. Dario Franchitti 616 2. Scott Dixon 605 3. Ryan ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Indy 500: IMS Centennial news 2009-04-22

Indy 500: IMS Centennial news 2009-04-22

FIELD OF 33 BALLOONS SET FOR IMS CENTENNIAL ERA BALLOON FESTIVAL INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 22, 2009 -- Paying honor to the traditional starting field of 33 cars for the annual Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, a field of 33 balloons and pilots...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Danica an IndyCar divaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Danica an IndyCar diva

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Danica an IndyCar Diva Now that contract negotiations are beginning for Danica Patrick, will she elect to continue in IndyCars? More than likely. Danica Patrick. Photo by Andy Sallee. A ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Power and Philippe injured in Sonoma crash

Power and Philippe injured in Sonoma crash

Will Power and Nelson Philippe each have sustained a concussion that will sideline them for today's qualifying. The two had a coming together in the morning practice for this weekend's Sonoma Infineon Raceway's IndyCar Series race. Prior to the...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Schuey not a shoo-in ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Schuey not a shoo-in ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: by Jonathan Ingram SCHUEY NOT A SHOO-IN It may not be equivalent to the second coming of a religious icon, but it's close. Michael Schumacher is regarded by more than a few as the greatest driver in the entire first ...