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IndyCar Motorcade Across Golden Gate Bridge Honors Fallen Driver Justin Wilson

As the drivers of IndyCar prepare for their season-closing race at Sonoma Raceway, they likely do so with heavy hearts following the crash that claimed the life of Justin Wilson. So to honor him, they drove his car and their own across San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge ahead of this race weekend. … » 8/28/15 8:45am Yesterday 8:45am

Justin Wilson's Fatal IndyCar Crash Re-Ignites The Closed Cockpit Debate

With any tragedy in motor racing, there are always calls to improve safety. Now one of the biggest debates in racing has been reignited by the death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson: whether to phase out the open cockpit race cars found in Formula One, IndyCar and similar series in favor of cars with closed cockpits.… » 8/26/15 10:04am Wednesday 10:04am

Remembering Justin Wilson, The Gentle Giant Of IndyCar

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It’s more than an hour after the checkered flag at this year’s Milwaukee IndyFest. It’s been even longer since Justin Wilson’s engine went up in flames, with a late-race mechanical failure sabotaging what could have been a runner-up finish to old Champ Car sparring partner Sebastien Bourdais at the classic one-mile… » 8/25/15 3:47pm Tuesday 3:47pm

Tony Stewart Lends Plane To Justin Wilson's Family Members After Accident

NASCAR driver and team co-owner Tony Stewart came forth with an incredible act of kindness after Justin Wilson’s IndyCar crash yesterday. Stewart lent his private plane to reunite Wilson’s family in Pennsylvania, where Wilson remains in intensive care after being struck in the head by a loose nosecone.… » 8/24/15 7:08pm Monday 7:08pm

Everything We Know About Justin Wilson's IndyCar Crash Today

Yesterday evening IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was airlifted to a hospital from Pocono Raceway after being struck in the head with a piece of debris during a race. As of the latest update, he remains in critical condition in a coma. Others in motorsports have shown an outpouring of support for Wilson and his family. … » 8/24/15 4:41pm Monday 4:41pm

IndyCar's Justin Wilson In Coma After Nosecone Strike To Head [Updating]

Driver Justin Wilson was airlifted to a hospital during IndyCar’s race at Pocono Raceway today after he was struck in the head by a nosecone loosed from driver Sage Karam’s car following a crash. According to IndyCar officials, Wilson is currently in a coma. (Updates below.) » 8/23/15 6:37pm Sunday 6:37pm

Vautier Collides With Rahal, Gets An Earful As Safety Team Pushes Them Apart

Graham Rahal came into the IndyCar race at Pocnono second place in the series championship. Unfortunately, he won’t be finishing the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono due to a crash with Tristan Vautier. There’s only one race left, and tensions are clearly high during this second to last round of the 2015 IndyCar season.
» 8/23/15 5:38pm 8/23/15 5:38pm

How Two Commentators Plan To Cover Two Races Across The World In One Weekend

This weekend, NBCSN’s Steve Matchett and Leigh Diffey plan to cover the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, then fly over to Pennsylvania to cover IndyCar at Pocono Raceway. How, exactly? We picked Diffey’s brain on how the television sausage is made to find out.
» 8/21/15 2:19pm 8/21/15 2:19pm

IndyCar Returns to Road America in 2016

Derrick Walker, INDYCAR President of Competition and Operations, and George Bruggenthies, Road America President and General Manager, announced the series’ return to the iconic track on Saturday, August 8. Slipstream Network’s Dusty Michael was in attendance for the announcement and we’ve got audio from both. » 8/08/15 4:17pm 8/08/15 4:17pm

Laguna Seca Operators Speak Out Against Possible ISC Takeover

Since 1957, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has been in the local hands of The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula, or SCRAMP. However, Racer reports that talks started in June for the International Speedway Corporation to possibly take over the track’s operations. SCRAMP is not happy.
» 8/06/15 7:14pm 8/06/15 7:14pm

Mike Hull Flattered By IndyCar Leadership Rumors, But Dismisses Idea

There’s been one rumor that’s stuck around despite Chip Ganassi Racing Managing Director Mike Hull’s statements otherwise: that Hull is one of the candidates to take over Derrick Walker’s role as IndyCar’s president of competition and operations. Hull insists someone else is needed in the role.
» 8/03/15 3:24pm 8/03/15 3:24pm

Rahal Wins At Honda Indy 200 And More People Gotta Watch This Stuff

There’s a kind of understanding, a kind of awareness you reach whenever you watch racing live that you never really get just from watching TV. It’s happened to me at Formula One, MotoGP, most sports car series, and now after covering the race at Mid-Ohio, I get IndyCar too in a way I didn’t before. » 8/02/15 6:45pm 8/02/15 6:45pm