NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano is tired of being second. Remember “If you ain’t first, you’re last?” I’m pretty sure that’s a good summary of what Logano had to say after today’s Brickyard 400. »
I’m not sure what’s actually worse for you: the traditional ice-cream-based parfait covered in whipped cream and sprinkles, or this delicious looking mac and cheese creation from Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Yesterday’s NASCAR open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was interrupted for a totes adorbs break. This baby goose made its way onto the speedway. Officials yellow-flagged the session, retrieved the baby goose and reunited it with its family.
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… »
The World Endurance Championship is the best racing series that nobody in America really talks about. Half the time, we don't even get an edited recap of the races on TV in the United States. Naturally, adding another American race make sense. Here's why. »
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. »
Rain, heavy spray, a slippery track and intermediate tires from Firestone make for a somewhat terrifying start to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. »
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the most legendary race course in the United States of America. And since 1945, it has been owned by the Hulman-George family. If rumors are to be believed, that could soon be coming to an end. »
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. »
It wouldn't be a Jalopnik Automotive Amerigasm without a nod to the places that make American automotive history so great. Eddie Izzard may joke that he's from "Europe, where the history comes from," but the relative young age of the auto industry means our automotive history is as old and rich as anyone's...and of… »
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… »
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… »