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Why Do Automakers Spend Big Money On Racing?

Brian Moody | Posted 07.07.2016 | Sports
Brian Moody

On the surface, some things seem kind of pointless -- owning a car in New York City, washing a 2-year-old's face or voting in the 2016 presidential el...

How would you have handled going 140mph with Mario Andretti?

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 05.11.2016 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

If you didn't already know, well then let me explain it to you- I'm a gear-head. I love motorsports. I didn't learn this about myself until about si...

IndyCar's Scott Dixon Reflects On His Latest Championship, Justin Wilson and Driver Safety

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

After a stunning come-from-behind performance, Scott Dixon was crowned as IndyCar's newest champion on Aug. 30. The victory, however, came at a diffic...

IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Saves Lives With Organ Donations

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.25.2015 | Sports

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday night at the age of 37. He sustained a head injury after he was hit by debris and crashed during a race at...

$60k in 23 Days: How IndyCar Fans Crowdfunded the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.29.2016 | Impact
Matthew Knell

After a tough month of May, and a hard-fought finish in the 2015 Indianapolis 500, IndyCar driver Pippa Mann took a second checkered flag later that day when her #GetInvolved campaign completed -- with a surprise result.

On the Track: 7 Questions for Racing Legend Mario Andretti

Lesley Nagy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Lesley Nagy

It's difficult enough to navigate highways during rush hour, so it's unbelievable to imagine zipping around a race track at speeds of over 150 mph, with cars of equivalent speeds tailing just inches from your bumper.

Colts Star Knows How To Make An Entrance

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 07.24.2014 | Sports

Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne knows how to make an entrance. A year after arriving to Colts training camp via helicopter, the veteran recei...

Laid-Back Charlotte, NC - at 170 MPH in an Indy car!

James M. Clash | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

Charlotte is known by most tourists for its laid-back, southern charm. But to auto racing fans it's the capital of NASCAR, with its famous "Hall of Fame Museum" downtown.

How One Driver's Indy 500 Race Will Help Save Lives

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Matthew Knell

She is a 30-year-old IndyCar driver from England, who now resides in Indianapolis. Without a full-time team, she represents one of these drivers who spends a great deal of time putting together her race schedule -- working with teams and sponsors to help find the funding for another chance.

Texas Ring Exacts Toll On Journalist Bull-Fighter

James M. Clash | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

(Photo by Andy Gregory, courtesy of Jim Clash) "Auto-racing, bull-fighting and mountain-climbing are the only real sports... all others are games." ...

Don't Count Out Simona

Josh Farmer | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Simona de Silvestro's IndyCar career has been one of trials and tribulations and this season is no exception.

Indycar Midseason Thoughts

Josh Farmer | Posted 08.17.2013 | Sports
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Josh Farmer

This IZOD IndyCar Series season has been anything but ordinary. With seven winners in nine races, it is shaping to be one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory

Thoughts on the Firestone 550

Josh Farmer | Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

This year's Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway was not one of the best shows put on by the DW-12 chassis, and that is saying a lot because the DW-12 has made some of the best racing out there since it was introduced at St. Petersburg last year.

Simona Uses Her Feet a Little Differently

Josh Farmer | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

FORT WORTH--Simona de Silvestro pulled a Hélio Castroneves Thursday night taking dancing lessons at Billy Bob's Texas in downtown Fort Worth. Billy ...

Post Doubleheader Thoughts

Josh Farmer | Posted 08.04.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Don't get me wrong, Doubleheaders should not be done every weekend, but it is a neat thing to do. With the races at Toronto and Houston having standing starts in one of the races of the weekend, that should be something to look forward to.

Just Say No to the Green White Checkered

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Being robbed of a great finish in a race is a bummer, especially when it is shaping up to be a battle all the way to the end. Sunday's Indianapolis 500 was a case and point in that.

How Social Media Is Helping to Bring Fans Back to IndyCar

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Matthew Knell

Sunday's 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 lifted the IndyCar Series to level of awareness rarely seen in the last few years. Social media allowed the drivers to share the highlights, and low lights of the fastest (by average speed) and most competitive (by number of lead changes) race in the 104-year history of the Speedway real-time.

Ed Carpenter's Indy 500 Chances

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.20.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Ed Carpenter is a rare breed in Indycar today being an owner/driver in a series dominated by multicar teams and rich team owners owners. This weekend, however, he shut out the field and won the pole for the Indianapolis 500.

IndyCar: What to Watch in May

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

The Indianapolis 500 is more than just another race and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is more than just another racetrack. It has a rich and deep history that spans the last century. It has brought us some of the finest finishes, the fastest laps, the greatest heroes and some of the saddest moments in all of racing.

Derrick Walker Hired as President of Operations and Competition of INDYCAR

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Derrick Walker's 43 years experience in motorsport makes him a perfect fit for INDYCAR's President of Operations and Competition.

Sunday's Sao Paulo Indy 300 One to Remember

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

The race produced passing throughout the entire field, different strategies that put some new faces up front and the thrilling battle that came down to the last corner of the last lap.

Marco Andretti Off to Strong Start in 2013

Josh Farmer | Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

For the first time in his career, Marco Andretti has posted three consecutive top 10 finishes in the first three races of the season and sits within reach of the points lead heading into this weekend's Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300.

All It Takes Is a Win

Josh Farmer | Posted 06.23.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

Now that Sato has a win under his belt, he may just have the confidence needed for him to win races and championships.

Thoughts on Audi in Indycar

Josh Farmer | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

German automaker Audi announced that the company is exploring the idea of increasing their involvement in racing in North America.

Simona Proves Her Worth at St. Petersburg

Josh Farmer | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports
Josh Farmer

The IZOD IndyCar Series season opener may have been about James Hinchcliffe getting his first career win, but finishing in sixth is a driver that is long overdue for a good run -- Simona de Silvestro.