Roger Penske signed the extension with Shell-Pennzoil on Thursday that covers Team Penske, IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and most of Penske’s portfolio.
Penske ready for 300,000 guests in a full-capacity Indy 500
Roger Penske will at last be able to open the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to a capacity crowd this Sunday for his first true Indianapolis 500 since buying the property in 2020.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Doug Boles is the Speedway’s chief evangelist
In this week’s podcast, host Mason King talks with Boles about what his daily life is like in May, why he calls race fans every day on his drive home from work and what’s ahead for the hundreds of acres of undeveloped land IMS owns.Read More
New Zionsville racing team HQ a ‘culmination’ of Rahal’s dreams
The new $20 million Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team headquarters in Zionsville will open this summer.Read More
IndyCar set to open season with bright new stars, big expectations
The stars of IndyCar crowded into Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday to celebrate an upcoming season of opportunity for America’s open-wheel racing series to further cement its legitimacy and expand its popularity.Read More
The horsepower boost that produced record speeds in qualifying went away Monday when teams swapped their engines for the power plants that will be used in Sunday’s race.
Roger Penske has tweaked qualifying for next month’s Indianapolis 500 to add a shootout that will determine the first four starting rows for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
IndyCar needed a stunner to have a hope of continuing to race at Texas Motor Speedway, and Josef Newgarden provided a rip-roaring finish to cap an often hair-raising contest.
Hildebrand will share the No. 11 Chevrolet with Tatiana Calderón, the Colombian hired to race the street and road courses this year. Calderón, the only woman in the IndyCar field, has no oval experience.
It was quite the day for Scott McLaughlin, who at last proved his decision to leave Australia after three consecutive V8 Supercars championships to join IndyCar was a good one.
The spotlight is on Colton Herta, a 21-year-old on the eve of a new IndyCar season who many think could be the next great American F1 driver.
Tatiana Calderon will drive for AJ Foyt Racing this season as the first woman to compete regularly in the IndyCar Series since 2013.
Kevin Kalkhoven, who played a major role in the reunification of North American open-wheel racing, was team co-owner of Tony Kanaan’s Indianapolis 500-winning entry in 2013.
The seven-time NASCAR champion had been speeding toward the Indy 500 decision he finally announced Wednesday since he moved to IndyCar earlier this year.
IndyCar team owner Michael Andretti said “control issues at the 11th hour” derailed Indianapolis-based Andretti Autosport’s bid to buy the Alfa Romeo team from Sauber, but he has not given up on his attempt to acquire a Formula One team.
Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, drew a sellout crowd of 140,000 that reflected the growth of Formula One racing in a country that executives view as critical to the sport’s development.
TUM Autonomous Motorsport from the Technische Universität München won the $1 million grand prize in the inaugural Indy Autonomous Challenge on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Indy Lights-style cars will be outfitted with sophisticated sensors to recognize their (quickly changing) surroundings. The cars then will rely on their programming to navigate the oval at speeds expected to reach 100 miles per hour.
Tony Stewart, who fell in love with National Hot Rod Association racing while tagging along with fiancee Leah Pruett at her races the past two seasons, will be an official part of the sport in 2022.
Levi Jones, a veteran sprint car driver and current USAC executive, was named director of the Indy Lights on Monday as the junior racing series readies for its transition to management by IndyCar.
Indianapolis-based Arrow McLaren SP, the tiny IndyCar team Sam Schmidt formed 20 years ago, moved another step toward becoming an elite organization with a sponsorship extension through 2028 by Arrow Electronics.
A three-time world champion, Brown soon will become one of the few Black team owners ever in the 70-year-old NHRA— and one of the few Black majority team owners in any motorsports series.