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Sun 03 Oct 2010
Dixon wins Homestead, Franchitti cruises to titleHeadline

Dixon wins Homestead, Franchitti cruises to title

Scott Dixon capped a night of celebration for Chip Ganassi Racing with a victory in the Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. That was just 30 minutes after his teammate Dario Franchitti effectively clinched his third IndyCar...

Tue 09 Nov 2010
Series news and notes 2010-11-08

Series news and notes 2010-11-08

Today's IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights headlines: 1. Indy 500 Centennial Tour begins to tape shape 2. USAC National Drivers Championship chase tightens 3. Dreyer & Reinbold visits Eglin Air Force Base 4. Series drivers compete in ...

Mon 10 May 2010
Indy 500: IMS notebook 2010-05-10

Indy 500: IMS notebook 2010-05-10

2010 INDIANAPOLIS 500 NOTEBOOK Indianapolis Star Opening Day is Saturday, May 15; ESPN Classic airing past races INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 10, 2010 -- The 2010 Indianapolis 500 opens with a full day of activity with Indianapolis Star Opening Day...

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...

Wed 12 May 2010
Indy 500: IMS national anthem singer named

Indy 500: IMS national anthem singer named

JEWEL TO SING NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE 2010 INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 12, 2010 -- Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel will perform the national anthem before the start of the 2010 Indianapolis 500. Jewel has sold 27...

Sun 06 Jun 2010
Texas: Honda Racing race report

Texas: Honda Racing race report

Briscoe Bests Patrick for Texas Victory Starting on the pole, Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe also finished first in Saturday night's Firestone 550k IZOD IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, but it was quite an adventure getting there. In...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Grand Prix of Long Beach 2011 news 2010-09-10

Grand Prix of Long Beach 2011 news 2010-09-10

LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 10, 2010) - The 37th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, set to take place April 15-17, 2011, will be the third round of next year's IZOD IndyCar Series®, IndyCar officials announced today. Next year will mark the...

Tue 16 Mar 2010
Sao Paulo: Dreyer & Reinbold Racing race report

Sao Paulo: Dreyer & Reinbold Racing race report

Great Start to the 2010 Season For Dreyer & Reinbold Racing São Paulo, Brazil (March 14, 2010)- The 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series opener in São Paulo, Brazil proved to be an exciting and eventful race for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. With qualifying...

Mon 31 May 2010
Conway, Hunter-Reay medical update 2010-05-31

Conway, Hunter-Reay medical update 2010-05-31

MIKE CONWAY AND RYAN HUNTER-REAY MEDICAL UPDATE Indy Racing League Director of Medical Services Dr. Michael Olinger gave the following update regarding IZOD IndyCar Series drivers Mike Conway and Ryan Hunter-Reay: Mike Conway had surgery...

Fri 28 May 2010
Carb Day in Indy sets tone for race day actionHeadline

Carb Day in Indy sets tone for race day action

Castroneves and team wins pit challenge, Franchitti paces final practice Though Roger Penske's drivers have so far dominated practice and qualifying, it was their rivals in all red who swept the top of the timesheets in Carb Day final practice...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Honda signs on as event title sponsor in Birmingham

Honda signs on as event title sponsor in Birmingham

Honda to Serve as Title Sponsor of Barber Motorsports Park IndyCar Event TORRANCE, Calif. (September 9, 2010) - American Honda Motor Company, Inc., announced today it will be the title sponsor of the April 8-10 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama...

Wed 12 May 2010
Indy 500: IMS report on women drivers in 2010 event

Indy 500: IMS report on women drivers in 2010 event

INDY 500 PIONEER GUTHRIE THRILLED BY 2010 WOMEN'S MOVEMENT INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 12, 2010 -- When Janet Guthrie was informed that Ana Beatriz was the fifth female entered in the Indianapolis 500, the racing pioneer reflected on how far ...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
Penske Racing 2011 sponsor news 2010-12-07

Penske Racing 2011 sponsor news 2010-12-07

AUTO CLUB BUILDS ON PARTNERSHIP WITH PENSKE RACING ACROSS NASCAR SPRINT CUP, IZOD INDYCAR SERIES TEAMS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 7, 2010) -- Penske Racing and the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) will take their partnership to a...

Wed 14 Apr 2010
Indy 500: IMS news on new qualifying format

Indy 500: IMS news on new qualifying format

POLE SHOOTOUT, BUSY BUMP DAY HEADLINE NEW '500' QUALIFYING FORMAT 'Fast Nine' to make thrilling late-day run for pole Saturday, May 22 INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 -- An exciting new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500,...

Sat 18 Sep 2010
Team Penske sweeps Motegi qualifyingHeadline

Team Penske sweeps Motegi qualifying

Team Penske swept the top three starting positions for Sunday's Indy Japan 300 at the Twin Ring Motegi. Helio Castroneves earned his second pole of the season, and his fifth at Motegi, after a two-lap qualifying run averaging 201.992 mph around...

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 ...

Tue 11 May 2010
Richard Petty, Andretti Autosport partner for Indy 500

Richard Petty, Andretti Autosport partner for Indy 500

RICHARD PETTY AND ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT JOIN FORCES WITH WINDOW WORLD AND JOHN ANDRETTI FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS (March 31, 2010) - Andretti Autosport announced today it will work in a joint effort with racing legend Richard Petty and ...

Sun 25 Apr 2010
Icelandic volcano affects motor sports

Icelandic volcano affects motor sports

No one would expect a volcano eruption to disrupt or cause travel plans to change but indeed Eyjafjallaj?kull in Iceland did just by that leaving some Formula One teams short-staffed for yesterday's race in China. Now they are trying to get back...

Mon 20 Dec 2010
Chip Ganassi Racing signs Graham Rahal

Chip Ganassi Racing signs Graham Rahal

New Team to Feature Driving Talents of Rising American Indy Car Star Graham Rahal INDIANAPOLIS (December 16, 2010) -- Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGR) today announced the formation of Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing featuring rising American...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Homestead-Miami Speedway statement on 2011 schedule

Homestead-Miami Speedway statement on 2011 schedule

Statement on the 2011 IndyCar Schedule from Matthew Becherer, President of Homestead-Miami Speedway The Indy Racing League will not be returning to Homestead-Miami Speedway for the 2011 season. This conclusion comes after months of ...

2011 IndyCar Series tentative schedule

2011 IndyCar Series tentative schedule

<pre> The 2011 IndyCar Series schedule: Date Location Venue March 27 Streets of St. Petersburg 1.8-mile street course April 10 Barber Motorsports Park ...

Sat 05 Jun 2010
Texas: Honda Racing qualifying report

Texas: Honda Racing qualifying report

Briscoe Takes Texas Pole Team Penske continues to dominate IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying in 2010, with Ryan Briscoe dominant in his four-lap run Friday to claim his second pole of the season. It's the sixth pole in seven races this season...

Tue 13 Jul 2010
Andretti Autosport confirms Hunter-Reay for season

Andretti Autosport confirms Hunter-Reay for season

HUNTER-REAY CONFIRMED FOR REMAINDER OF 2010 IZOD INDYCAR SERIES SEASON Team and Inland Industrial Services Group unveil "Racing for Cancer" initiative WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 4, 2010) - Andretti Autosport announced today that Team IZOD driver...

Tue 29 Jun 2010
Leonard Wood - Ford interview

Leonard Wood - Ford interview

This Week in Ford Racing June 28, 2010 One of the most memorable moments in Ford Racing history occurred in 1965 when the manufacturer asked the Wood Brothers to take their innovative approach toward pit stops from NASCAR to open wheel racing...

Wed 25 Aug 2010
Power increases points lead with Sonoma victoryHeadline

Power increases points lead with Sonoma victory

Will Power was the dominating force that the rest of the IndyCar Series drivers had to challenge again on a road course. Having already secured the new series award as the road course king, the Aussie did what he does best, take the lead and keep...

Sat 29 May 2010
Indy 500: Series Carb Day report

Indy 500: Series Carb Day report

FRANCHITTI LEADS FINAL PRACTICE; CASTRONEVES TAKES PIT STOP CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 28, 2010 - Target Chip Ganassi Racing hopes Miller Lite Carb Day could be a good indication of Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Dario Franchitti, who will...

Sat 18 Sep 2010
Sarah Fisher news 2010-09-17

Sarah Fisher news 2010-09-17

FISHER GOES PINK FOR HOMESTEAD-MIAMI RACE For the Second Consecutive Year, SFR's Sarah Fisher Partners With Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to Raise Awareness and Funds For the Fight Against Breast Cancer INDIANAPOLIS (September 17, 2010)- Sarah...

Mon 31 May 2010
Prelude to the Dream news 2010-05-30

Prelude to the Dream news 2010-05-30

2010 INDY 500 WINNER DARIO FRANCHITTI HAS STANDING INVITATION TO COMPETE IN GILLETTE FUSION PROGLIDE PRELUDE TO THE DREAM AT ELDORA Two-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner and Former NASCAR Driver Can Trade Dallara for Dirt Late Model on June 9 Live on...

Sun 23 May 2010
Indy 500: Series Pole Day report

Indy 500: Series Pole Day report

CASTRONEVES TAKES POLE POSITION FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500 MILE RACE INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 22, 2010 - Helio Castroneves saved his best for last during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves, the first of nine drivers to run...

Sat 08 May 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Bernard Boulevard

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Bernard Boulevard

Ingram's Flat Spot On Bernard Boulevard by Jonathan Ingram It seems just as well that Tony George was voted out of his post as the chief executive at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and as the man in charge of the Indy Racing League. In ...

Sat 09 Oct 2010
Adrian Fernandez receives Mexico HoF honor

Adrian Fernandez receives Mexico HoF honor

Fernandez Honored with Hall of Fame Induction Mexico City, Mexico (October 9, 2010) -- Adrian Fernandez was inducted into the Mexican Auto Racing Federation Hall of Fame yesterday evening in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the...

Fri 09 Apr 2010
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Alabama boundHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Alabama bound

Ingram's Flat Spot On Alabama Bound by Jonathan Ingram I'm headed to the Barber Motorsports Park this weekend, scene of the first race by the IZOD IndyCar Series on the undulating Alabama track. It's always nice to have race weekends...

Sun 23 May 2010
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...

Sun 30 May 2010
Indy 500: Robin Roberts - IMS press conference

Indy 500: Robin Roberts - IMS press conference

2010 INDIANAPOLIS 500 PRESS CONFERENCE Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 29, 2010, An interview with: Robin Roberts - Pace Car driver MODERATOR: Hello, Robin. ROBIN ROBERTS: Hello. MODERATOR: How is your whirlwind going today? ROBERTS: ...

Sat 22 May 2010
Indy 500: Series Fast Friday report

Indy 500: Series Fast Friday report

CASTRONEVES SETS PACE ON FAST FRIDAY AT INDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 21, 2010) - Helio Castroneves paced a frantic "Fast Friday" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as IZOD IndyCar Series teams fine-tuned their setups in advance of Pole...

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 ...