Drivers Scott Dixon and Will Power both said IndyCar’s new aeroscreen was fit for racing during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season.
Motorcycle racing returning to Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a five-year absence
The last time motorcycles competed at IMS was in August 2015, when the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix ended an eight-year run at the track’s road course.Read More
Harvick wins second Brickyard 400 in crash-filled race
Kevin Harvick won his first Brickyard 400 since 2003, but Jimmie Johnson came up short in his quest to remain the only driver to make every NASCAR playoff since the format was adopted in 2004.Read More
McLaren to return to full-time IndyCar racing in 2020
The England-based company plans to return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.Read More
Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom
Roger Penske, 82, is a fixture in the Detroit automotive scene and is one of America’s most successful businessmen. He celebrated his record 18th Indianapolis 500 victory as a car owner in May with driver Simon Pagenaud.Read More
The company says it did nothing wrong but decided to settle the case, which involved allegations of discrimination against female applicants at its Shelbyville warehouse.
Josef Newgarden won his second IndyCar series championship in three years with a smooth drive Sunday in the season finale, where he played it safe and watched rookie Colton Herta cement a spot as a future star.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against Karma International LLC, which in 2016 hosted a Maxim men’s magazine-themed party for the 2016 IndyCar race that lost more than $420,000, according to the court.
In recent years, the Brickyard 400 has seen dismal attendance, but track officials say better weather and more events should boost crowds at this year’s race.
John Force tied Ed “Ace” McCulloch for the most Funny Car wins in Indy history, powering his Camaro to a run of 3.919 seconds at 324.44 mph to beat Jack Beckman.
Pocono’s track has been questioned over its compatibility with IndyCar. A five-car crash occurred on the opening lap at the track last month. Justin Wilson was killed there in 2015 and Robert Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury last year when his car sailed into the fence.
Matt Breeden was chosen to oversee the SVRA’s day-to-day operations, including finances, event management and member relations.
The governor previously did not have authority to appoint anyone to the quasi-government agency, but that changed earlier this year in legislation that’s expected to keep the Indiana Pacers in town and fund the CIB for the next 25 years.
Alexander Rossi pocketed $759,159 for his second straight runner-up finish.
John Menard finally reached victory lane Sunday with owner Roger Penske and driver Simon Pagenaud, their car sponsored by Menard’s Midwest-based home improvement chain. Menard has been sponsoring cars at Indy since 1979.
Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, making him one of the most accomplished auto racers in history. But he says his personal brand owes more to dancing than driving.
The safety piece will virtually cover the open-air cockpit with a clear screen on a titanium framework. Its purpose is to protect the driver from flying debris.
NBC mainstays Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker were joined by Tom Hanks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of a live broadcast honoring caregivers to U.S. military veterans.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown acknowledged Monday the team was woefully unprepared to qualify a car for the Indianapolis 500, and small oversights snowballed into the final result.
Kyle Kaiser, 23, in a dramatic last-gasp bid by tiny Juncos Racing, knocked Fernando Alonso off the bubble and ruined the day for McLaren, which was trying to make a comeback to the Indy 500 for the first time since the 1970s.
McLaren had another miserable day preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for Indianapolis 500 practice.
Under the leadership of Zak Brown, McLaren is back at Indy as an independent entrant for the first time since the 1970s, when it won three Indy 500s in 10 appearances before returning to England with a focus on Formula One.