Indy Racing Sticks With Dallara For Next Chassis

Heads up Indy Racing League fans (all twelve of you). The IRL's announced they're sticking with current chassis-builder Dallara for the next generation of lighter-weight and cheaper cars with customizable aero-packages. » 7/15/10 9:30am 7/15/10 9:30am

IndyCar: Crews, Equipment Failed In Botched Rescue

An investigation into the 39-second rescue of IndyCar rookie Simona De Silvestro following a crash and subsequent fire at Texas Motor Speedway found the safety crew's actions and equipment at fault. The root problem? Complacence. » 6/17/10 12:30pm 6/17/10 12:30pm

Detroit's 2008 Belle Isle Grand Prix: IRL Race Result Tainted By…

Last weekend saw the second iteration of the reborn Belle Isle Grand Prix and we were right there, enjoying the spectacle played out in weather so perfect Roger Penske couldn't have paid for better. Aside from a couple spin outs, Sunday's Indy Racing League run was largely unremarkable until lap 72, when things got… » 9/02/08 7:00pm 9/02/08 7:00pm

Penske Indy Racing Sees Spares Go Up In Race Car Flambe

In a terrible blow for the Penske Racing team, two of their cars and loads of equipment were lost in a freak trailer fire in transit between race venues. The trailer is believed to have caught fire as a result of a wheel bearing failure and gotten out of control after the drivers where unable to put the blaze out with… » 8/21/08 5:23pm 8/21/08 5:23pm

Pictures of Entire 1952 Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid Found

As much as we like open wheel racing and modern car designs, there's something far more awesome about vintage racing cars. This is undoubtedly the opinion of one Jim Rogacki, an engineer from Buffalo, who, while digging around for vintage car parts, managed to run into an amateur Indianapolis 500 historian. After… » 4/30/08 10:40am 4/30/08 10:40am