Five Questions For Today's Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar Race

We're up and runnin' today from the Corvette chalet here in the middle of the Detroit River to finish off our Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix coverage with some hot IndyCar racing action. So whether you're coming to the race today, watching it on ABC at 3:30 or reading our live-blog here (hint-hint) here's five questions … » 9/02/07 9:53am 9/02/07 9:53am

Spoiler Alert! Penske Racing's Romain Dumas Wins In Last Second Stunner!

The home town boy's team made it happen when it counted here at the Detroit Grand Prix — at the very last second. On the 106th lap, Romain Dumas took his Porsche RS Spyder to the checkered flag here on Belle Isle, propelling Penske Racing to the win, and making Detroit native and Penske Racing owner, Roger Penske, a… » 9/01/07 6:15pm 9/01/07 6:15pm

Roger Penske Is Indy: Racing God Looks To Lure IRL To Detroit


Roger Penske, former auto racer turned entrepreneur turned yellow truck, is looking at drawing an auto racing event (preferrably a bit of IRL action) to downtown Detroit's water wonderland, Belle Isle. The motor city, as the name implies, has a pretty impressive racing heritage — Detroit's Grand Prix started in 1982,… » 7/31/06 3:45pm 7/31/06 3:45pm