Watch This Mechanic Get Totally Decimated By An Out-Of-Control IndyCar

Casual observers might wonder why pit crew wear safety equipment like flame-resistant suits and helmets, seeing as how they’re not driving any cars or anything. But this is exactly why as much safety equipment as possible is absolutely necessary, for everyone involved. » 4/13/15 2:50pm 4/13/15 2:50pm

Corner Worker Of The Year Pushes Race Car Back Onto Track

IndyCar's Grand Prix of Louisiana was so wet this weekend that qualifying was cut short, a practice session this morning was cancelled and the race itself was bumped up fifteen minutes to avoid more storms. Naturally, folks got stuck. One true hero decided to help Gabby Chaves out of the mud on his own. » 4/12/15 7:11pm 4/12/15 7:11pm

Crappy Weather Rains Out IndyCar Qualifying; Moves Today's Race

NOLA Motorsports Park was so wet yesterday for qualifying that the IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana grid will be set by drivers' season points. Qualifying couldn't continue because of heavy rain, and now the race has been moved up in anticipation of more lousy weather moving through tomorrow. Yecch. » 4/12/15 9:16am 4/12/15 9:16am

Chevrolet Now Has Negative Points Due To Illegal IndyCar Engine Repair

According to RACER, eleven of the twelve Chevrolet engines used in the IndyCar season opener had illegal engine repairs made after the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Chevrolet earned 128 points for their successful weekend, but they've now been penalized 220 points for the banned repairs. Oops! » 4/06/15 6:15pm 4/06/15 6:15pm

Simona de Silvestro Will Be Back In An IndyCar For The Indianapolis 500

If you've been following along in our worldwide game of "Where's Simona?," one of the most talented women in racing has been sadly semi-seatless for a while. Her deal to be a test driver for Sauber fell through when the funding package went kaput. She got a seat for the IndyCar St. Petersburg Grand Prix, but it was a… » 4/03/15 8:10pm 4/03/15 8:10pm

Flying Piece Of IndyCar Aero Kit Fractures Spectator's Skull

One downside to the IndyCar aero kits is that there are more bits to fall off, and sometimes those don't land in the best spot. One spectator at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg found this out the hard way when a flying piece of carbon fiber nailed her in the head, fracturing her skull. » 4/02/15 5:25pm 4/02/15 5:25pm

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

IndyCar Scenes In Focus Are Satisfyingly Cheaterlicious And Realistic

What better place to set a movie about a con man's biggest stunt than in racing, where you know that everyone's trying to bend every rule possible to eke out an advantage, anyway? That's what they're doing with the new Will Smith movie Focus, and it looks like it works. Best of all, actual IndyCars will appear in the… » 2/27/15 10:36am 2/27/15 10:36am

Graffiti, Deleted Tweets and IndyCar: Fallout From Kurt Busch Suspension

A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed. » 2/24/15 12:55pm 2/24/15 12:55pm

The GM IndyCar Aero Kit Looks Like A Big-Boned F1 Car From 2008

The Chevrolet IndyCar aero kit for the DW12 is, uh, angular. Lots and lots of angles and flaps—so much so that it reminds us of the Formula One racers from almost a decade ago. Moreover, we're still not really sure why this is the big issue the series chose to tackle for 2015. » 2/17/15 9:30pm 2/17/15 9:30pm