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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."...

IndyCar Star Forced To Retire After Wreck

AP | By JENNA FRYER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Dario Franchitti kept racing after the death of best friend Greg Moore. He continued on following the death of former teammate Dan Wheldon. He was eag...

WATCH: Fans, Driver Injured In Horrific IndyCar Wreck

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae and broke his right ankle when his car went airborne into...

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.

73-Year-Old Racing Icon Eyes One More Race

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports

LONG POND, Pa. -- Mario Andretti wants one more race, family style. At 73, Andretti has been long retired from racing, and one of open wheels all-tim...

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.

Grand Prix Wants To Make Annual Motor City Tradition

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 06.04.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Detroit Grand Prix attracted more fans to Belle Isle and drew a larger television audience than it had last year, successfully hosting ...

WATCH: Racer Dodges Crashes To Clinch Detroit Grand Prix

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 08.03.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Simon Pagenaud took advantage of a series of restarts, making moves each time to thrive in a crash-filled Detroit Grand Prix for his f...

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.

Kanaan Wins Indy 500, Finally

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Tony Kanaan had one more lap, one anticlimactic last lap under the yellow caution flag, to end 12 years of frustration in the Ind...

WATCH: Indy 500 Opens With Crash

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.26.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- The green flag dropped with a chill in the air for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, and it didn't take long for J.R. Hildebrand to brin...

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.