We go "glamping" at the Indy 500

For the first time, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway offered "glamorous camping" or "glamping," on the track's infield during the Indy 500. Across a small lake from the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course's eight hole, IMS settled "Glamptown," a village of 70 10-foot x 15-foot canvas tents. The tents were available with the… » 5/28/14 3:17pm 5/28/14 3:17pm

Could The Loss of Long Beach Mean The End of IndyCar?

Rumours have turned into more or less believable financial figures recently how F1 could take Long Beach back. These mills include some investors you might have thought of or you had wished you have. From the race fan's perspective that doesn't really matter. What matters is whether the so-fragile organisation of… » 3/22/14 9:30am 3/22/14 9:30am

Pictures of Entire 1952 Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid Found

As much as we like open wheel racing and modern car designs, there's something far more awesome about vintage racing cars. This is undoubtedly the opinion of one Jim Rogacki, an engineer from Buffalo, who, while digging around for vintage car parts, managed to run into an amateur Indianapolis 500 historian. After… » 4/30/08 10:40am 4/30/08 10:40am

MotoGP Coming to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Think back to August, 1909. You just caught a clown act at the Hippodrome, went for a boysenberry phosphate at Spunk's Unguents and Ointments and nearly got flattened by a runaway fish cart. Meanwhile, in Indianapolis, a motorcycle race just became the first motorized event at the new speedway. Ninety-nine years… » 7/17/07 7:17am 7/17/07 7:17am