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Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar Speak Out On Religious Freedom Law

Indiana passed a law that allows businesses to refuse service based on religious convictions, prompting boycotts of the state's goods and other backlash. Problem is, Indianapolis is one of the motorsport capitals of the world. IndyCar and NASCAR both just said that they want no part of this new "freedom" to… » 4/01/15 7:35pm 4/01/15 7:35pm

This Ad For The Brickyard 400 Is The Greatest NASCAR Ad Of All Time

One of the great joys in life is getting to see evidence that someone has gone irretrievably, delightfully insane. Or, in this case, mensane, as in insane from over-saturation in insane men musk, which the Brickyard seems to be laden with. The mensanity evidence is all in this ad for Indianapolis Motor Speedway. » 7/22/14 1:09pm 7/22/14 1:09pm

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Was Saved From Destruction 67 Years Ago…

November 14th, 1945, Tony Hulman, a businessman from Terre Haute, IN., purchased the famed but rundown Indianapolis Motor Speedway from Eddie Rickenbacker for $750,000. It was this purchase that brought the fabled Speedway back from the ashes of World War ll and turned it into the World's Greatest Race Course. » 11/14/12 4:30pm 11/14/12 4:30pm

Franchitti Wins Indy 500, er, 415; No Milk for Milka

In the denouement to yesterday's abbreviated Indy 500, it was a rain-drenched, barefoot Ashley Judd providing the glamor an eighth-place Danica Patrick, an ousted Milka Duno and a lurking Gene Simmons could not. Patrick lost a late-race game of pitstop musical chairs, nullifying an earlier reach to second place; Duno… » 5/28/07 10:58am 5/28/07 10:58am