James Hinchcliffe Put The Best Photo Ever On His IndyCar License

ID pictures are the worst. Well, unless you sneak something awesome onto your ID. Then they're pretty awesome. James Hinchcliffe's 2015 IndyCar credential pic looks like it was taken mid-battle with some Deadites. Is he secretly Evil Ash from Army of Darkness? » 3/27/15 2:01pm Friday 2:01pm

How Fast Are Those Funny-Looking IndyCars, Really?

We've seen the new IndyCar aerokits for this year, but how do the cars drive with all those fancy add-ons? Well, for one, they make Barber Motorsports Park look like a go-kart track when they run it in what appears to be fast-forward. Here's an onboard from this week's test. Enjoy. » 3/19/15 5:45am 3/19/15 5:45am

Check Out Every Difference Between IndyCar's New Aerokits 

The reveal of Chevy and Honda's new aerokits have made this one of the most important IndyCar off seasons in recent memory. But do the cars look sufficiently different? Our pal Marshall Pruett from Racer has provided the following shots for you to see for yourself. » 3/18/15 10:27am 3/18/15 10:27am

The Fastest Ever Lap Recorded on a Closed Circuit

CART is the name of the game, Gil de Ferran is the man, Fontana is the place, Penske is the warhorse and 240mph+ is the register. » 3/17/15 4:36pm 3/17/15 4:36pm

Sage Karam Injures Wrist In Brutal IndyCar Test Day Crash

Rookie driver Sage Karam crashed in the first few hours of IndyCar's testing at Barber Motorsports Park today. According to USA Today, the crash was bad enough to injure his right wrist, and the team is unsure if he will be able to return to the test. » 3/16/15 3:26pm 3/16/15 3:26pm

Honda's IndyCar Aero Kit Has Wings On Wings On Wings (On Wings)

Wings on wings on wings on wings: that's the theme for Honda's IndyCar aero kit. If your reaction to Chevrolet's version of the aero kit was a resounding "meh," perhaps this VTEC-kid-inspired set of venetian blinds will grab your attention. » 3/09/15 9:58pm 3/09/15 9:58pm

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… » 2/26/15 8:00am 2/26/15 8:00am

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 12:02pm 2/24/15 12:02pm

Is Kevin Magnussen Heading To IndyCar?

So, McLaren reserve driver Kevin Magnussen won't be driving the actual McLaren Formula One car this year. He just followed a bunch of IndyCar drivers on Twitter. Is there anything you'd like to tell us, K-Mag? » 2/18/15 6:53pm 2/18/15 6:53pm

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 6:02pm 2/17/15 6:02pm

IndyCar Won't Be Racing Anywhere On March 8

According to Curt Cavin of the Indianapolis Star, there won't be a replacement for IndyCar's now-cancelled date at Brasília. The March 29 race at St. Petersburg will now be the first IndyCar race for 2015. Simply put, nothing could work on this short of a notice. » 2/02/15 7:03pm 2/02/15 7:03pm

Please, Make An IndyCar Make-Up Race At Circuit Of The Americas Happen

IndyCar has been sent scrambling for a make-up race after their season opener at Brasília was unexpectedly called off, and it sounds like Circuit of the Americas may be in the running. Excellent. » 1/31/15 10:00am 1/31/15 10:00am

IndyCar Didn't Even Know Brazil Was Canceling Its Season Opener

According to USA Today, IndyCar's season opener at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brasília has been canceled. Brazilian reports suggest that the government agency that owns the track itself and was funding the event pulled out at the last minute, leaving IndyCar's March 8 opener without a home. » 1/29/15 7:08pm 1/29/15 7:08pm

Here's AJ Foyt Backhanding Arie Luyendyk In The Face

Super Tex, aka AJ Foyt, aka one of America's most successful home grown race car drivers, turns 80 today. Here he is backhanding fellow Indy 500 winner Arie Luyendyk in the face. » 1/16/15 11:05am 1/16/15 11:05am

Ask IndyCar Star Josef Newgarden Anything

Josef Newgarden is the exact sort of driver that American race teams beg for: An affable young American with actual talent and credentials to back up what he says, not a dump truck full of cash to buy a ride. Josef is one of IndyCar's rising stars, and right now he's here to answer all your motorsports questions. » 11/05/14 10:44am 11/05/14 10:44am

Texas Motor Speedway Might End IndyCar Contract If COTA Gets A Race

Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage is so butthurt over this weekend's NASCAR race being double-booked with Circuit of the Americas' United States Grand Prix that he's adamant that COTA shouldn't get NASCAR or IndyCar—ever. I hate to break it to you, man, but sound management decisions aren't typically… » 11/02/14 9:46am 11/02/14 9:46am

Here's A Hip Hop Song About Baked Ziti And Indy Champ Dario Franchitti

I like to eat good. Caesar salad and baked ziti. I still move swift like Dario Franchitti. These are actual lyrics from a song about IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti. » 10/20/14 7:19pm 10/20/14 7:19pm