Race organizers said the estimated crowd topped 325,000, which they believe makes the race the most-attended single-day sporting event in the world since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Swedish driver Ericsson gives Ganassi another Indy 500 win
Ericsson took control of Sunday’s race late and had it under control for Chip Ganassi Racing until a crash by teammate Jimmie Johnson with four laps remaining brought out a rare red-flag stoppage at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Read More
IndyCar, teams look at solutions for labor shortage in pits
The American labor shortage that has hit restaurants, factories and other industries also is becoming a concern in Gasoline Alley, where crew members and engineers are in short supply.Read More
McLaren to spend $25M to build IndyCar facility in Whitestown
Company officials said the project will allow Arrow McLaren SP—its IndyCar operation—to run three full-time entries in the IndyCar series in 2023Read More
With Indianapolis 500 at full throttle, business is booming again
Locals don’t need studies to reinforce what they already know—this month is revving up to be the best fiscal May since the 100th running of the race in 2016.Read More
The 41-year-old New Zealander had the car to beat for much of the Indy 500 on Sunday until a late penalty cost him a chance to kiss the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time since 2008.
IBJ reporter Mickey Shuey roamed the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, shooting photos of the Snake Pit, the fans, the race and more.
IndyCar’s latest push to go green includes T-shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. The shirts are the centerpiece of “The Penske Initiative,” which hopes to hold carbon-neutral races by 2050.
The deal includes a pay raise, a McLaren for O’Ward’s personal use and potential opportunities for the 23-year-old with McLaren’s Formula One team.
IndyCar drivers are among the growing number of athletes getting deep in the crypto game. The shift to cryptocurrency sponsorship might still be a curious concept to the almost 300,000 fans at Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. But new forms of digital money help pay the bills and salaries for teams and athletes.
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.
The Indianapolis 500 will be presented by Gainbridge for the next several years under a contract extension announced Wednesday with the online investment platform.
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.
It was a good day for Honda, which has been beaten by Chevrolet in four of five races so far this IndyCar season. Ten Honda drivers cracked the top 12 on Tuesday.
Herta picked up his first win of the IndyCar season on Saturday with an entertaining drive through the rain on the road course inside Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now it’s time for the main event, the Indianapolis 500
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.”
Lee talked with host Mason King about his broadcasting career, what it takes to prepare to announce an IndyCar race and how managing a racing team has helped him better understand the sport.
Among the changes, all tires delivered to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be relayed by electric vehicles, and all electricity consumed at the speedway this May will be purchased through 100% renewable energy credits.
The announcement completes the concert schedule for Indianapolis 500 weekend, which includes Legends Day and Snake Pit shows.
Following pandemic cancellations in 2020 and 2021, the Indy 500 Snake Pit concert is set to roar back with Martin Garrix, Deadmau5 and more.
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 media-savvy Canadian will replace countryman Paul Tracy in the booth and call next year’s 17-race schedule alongside Leigh Diffey and Townsend Bell.
Unser won the Indy 500 in 1970, 1971, 1978 and 1987, and is the only driver in history to have both a sibling and a child also win one of the biggest races in the world.