39 Years Ago: The First Long Beach Grand Prix

After IndyCar has been confirmed through 2018 to be the main attraction at one of the most prestigious street races in the world - followed by a pseudo-bidding war with F1 -, American open-wheel racing returns for another round to the west coast city of Long Beach this weekend. » 4/12/14 2:29pm 4/12/14 2:29pm

Never Say Die: Alex Zanardi Hops Back Into an F1 Car

We have to say, we can't not back Alex Zanardi, who lost his legs five years ago in a CART wreck with fellow Alex — and fellow vowel-ending-surnamed racing driver — Tagliani. For the first time since his stint with Williams in '99, Zanardi got back into a Formula One car, trading his normal size-9 prosthetic feet for a … » 11/24/06 2:45pm 11/24/06 2:45pm

Wiedervereinigung? IRL and Champ Car May Finally Merge

Punkey tossed a heads-up on this one, and well, since we're listening to Minor Threat at the moment, we figured now would be an appropriate time to post it. Apparently, open-wheel mucky-mucks Tony George and Kevin Kalkhoven have been spending a bit of time together lately, talking about how much a deal could work.… » 2/21/06 10:20pm 2/21/06 10:20pm