All The Safety Tweaks Keeping IndyCars On The Ground This Year, Explained

What on earth is a dome skid, and why is it such a big deal? Well, for one, we haven’t seen the kind of massive airborne crashes at this year’s Indianapolis 500 like we did last year. Racer caught up with polesitter James Hinchcliffe ahead of the race for a quick, clear run-down of IndyCar’s new safety gear.

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The Longer, Wider And Faster Cars Heading To Formula One In 2017

Formula One teams are already working on the 2017-spec cars based on agreed upon changes to the car’s dimensions, so Motorsport.com put together a render comparing the likely 2017-spec car to this year’s Mercedes car to illustrate the differences. It’s a radically different car with more downforce than ever before.