Indy 500 Legend Andy Granatelli Dead At 90

Without there being much motorsports happening this weekend, it has been a terrible weekend for racing. IndyCar fans are in mourning today as team owner and 500 legend Andy Granatelli has passed away. He was 90. » 12/30/13 10:30am 12/30/13 10:30am

Parnelli Jones Back at Brickyard


Looks as if Parnelli Jones himself is back in the number 40 at the Brickyard. Trackforum.com has a shot of Jones sporting an open face helmet behind the wheel of his son PJ's Honda-powered tribute to the legendary turbine-powered Silent Sam. » 5/21/07 8:30pm 5/21/07 8:30pm

Silent Sam Turbine Livery Returns to Indy 500


In 1967 Parnelli Jones lead the Indianapolis 500 in an all-wheel drive entry built by Andy Granatelli - and powered by a jet turbine. With Jones at the wheel the turbine car almost won, but was felled by a spent bearing with but a few laps left in the race. "Silent Sam" was nonetheless a crowd favorite. Parnelli's… » 5/21/07 6:00pm 5/21/07 6:00pm