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 Yesterday 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 Tuesday 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

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. » 1/30/15 2:46pm 1/30/15 2:46pm

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 2:16pm 11/05/14 2:16pm

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 4:00pm 11/02/14 4:00pm

Spy Shots Of IndyCar's New Aero Kit At COTA

The veil of secrecy surrounding testing activities with IndyCar's new-for-2015 aero kits lasted less than a week. Grainy shots of Chevy's custom bodywork taken from outside the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, TX., hit the Internet on Tuesday, and based on those images, the first iteration of Pratt & Miller… » 10/15/14 3:35pm 10/15/14 3:35pm

Former IndyCar driver Randy Lanier to be released from prison

Randy Lanier was the former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year—whose promising auto racing career scandalously careened into oblivion, when he was sentenced to life without parole for his role as an international drug trafficking mastermind. And next week, Autoweek has learned, he will shuffle out of prison a free… » 10/09/14 3:42pm 10/09/14 3:42pm

IndyCar In-Car Theater From Mid-Ohio

The Honda Indy 200 was loaded with passes, crashes and unexpected outcomes as some of the championship leaders struggled while others rose to the occasion at Mid-Ohio. Ride on board with Team Penske's Will Power and Helio Castroneves, Andretti Autosport's James Hinchcliffe, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' Simon… » 8/07/14 11:51am 8/07/14 11:51am