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Grosjean aims to “play the long game” on Indy 500 debut

Former Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he will try and be patient in his first ever Indianapolis 500.

Indy 500: Kanaan leads Ganassi 1-2-4 in final practice Indy 500
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Indy 500: Kanaan leads Ganassi 1-2-4 in final practice

Tony Kanaan and Marcus Ericsson led Carb Day’s final practice for Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda, with polesitter Scott Dixon fourth, behind Takuma Sato of Dale Coyne Racing with RWR.

Herta, Malukas suffer shunts in Indy 500 Carb Day practice Indy 500
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Herta, Malukas suffer shunts in Indy 500 Carb Day practice

David Malukas suffered the second shunt of this year’s preparations for the Indianapolis 500 after a nudge from Santino Ferrucci, but Colton Herta suffered a much harder hit that left his car upside down.

Arrow McLaren SP signs O’Ward through end of 2025

Pato O’Ward will drive for the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet team for at least three more years, the team confirmed today.

Shell to debut 'watershed' renewable racing fuel in IndyCar

As part of Shell’s new deal as the official fuel supplier of the NTT IndyCar Series, it will produce a 100-percent renewable race fuel – the first for any U.S. motorsport series.

When F1 conquered the Indy 500 Indy 500
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When F1 conquered the Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 is one of motorsport’s greatest events and has largely been won by homegrown talents, or at least competitors from the regular Indycar series, but Formula 1 does have its place in Indy 500 history.

O’Ward, Rosenqvist confident in AMSP and in avoiding each other at the start

Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet pairing Pato O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist say that starting alongside each other for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 will have its benefits – and that both have confidence in the team’s setups for running in traffic.

Shell/Pennzoil expands Penske deal in NASCAR and IndyCar

Shell/Pennzoil has extended its relationship with Team Penske in NASCAR and greatly expanded its involvement in the NTT IndyCar Series.

Seven plots to follow in the 2022 Indianapolis 500

When Sarah Fisher pulls the Corvette pace car off the track and Top Gun: Maverick actor Miles Teller waves the green flag to start the race, 33 drivers will have a single goal in mind - chugging milk in victory lane and kissing the bricks after 200 laps

McLaughlin says he can win Indy from 26th, Newgarden agrees

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s sophomore Scott McLaughlin says he can cut through to the front from the ninth row of the grid in Sunday’s 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 – and he has the backing of teammate Josef Newgarden.

Indy 500 start “impossible” to plan for, says Power

The 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power says a driver can’t set a plan for the start of the race but must instead react to the circumstances in which he finds himself.

2023 Indy 500 logo revealed as Gainbridge extends deal

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has reached a new multiyear agreement with Gainbridge to extend its presenting sponsorship of the Indianapolis 500.

Formula 1 drivers who conquered the Indy 500

The Indy 500 is called ‘the greatest spectacle in racing’, but how many Formula 1 drivers have taken it on and won?

Indy 500: How many cars race, how long is it, where is it & more

The Indy 500 is known as the “greatest spectacle in racing” and sees drivers race at speeds well in excess of 220mph just inches apart for 500 miles, but how many cars race, how long does it last and has there ever been a race without a caution? Find out below.

Pagenaud almost as happy with Indy 500 car as last year

Simon Pagenaud has changed teams and engine manufacturer for 2022, but says his Meyer Shank Racing-Honda is “close” to being as strong as his shockingly quick Penske-Chevy in last year’s Indianapolis 500.

Star of new 'Top Gun: Maverick' movie to be Indy 500 starter

Miles Teller, one of the stars of “Top Gun: Maverick”, will serve as honorary starter for this Sunday’s 106th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Ranking the top 10 IndyCar drivers of 2021 Prime

Ranking the top 10 IndyCar drivers of 2021

In an enthralling 2021 IndyCar campaign, the series bounced back from its COVID-19 truncated year prior and series sophomore Alex Palou defeated both the established order and his fellow young guns to clinch a maiden title. It capped a remarkable season with plenty of standout performers

How Marcus Ericsson finally unlocked his potential in IndyCar Prime

How Marcus Ericsson finally unlocked his potential in IndyCar

Marcus Ericsson enjoyed a breakout year in the IndyCar Series in 2021, winning twice and finishing sixth in points with Chip Ganassi Racing. How did he finally unlock the potential that was masked by five years of toil in Formula 1 with Caterham and Sauber/Alfa Romeo?

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win Prime

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win

Saturday, Oct. 16th, marks the 10th anniversary Dan Wheldon’s death. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute, then asks Wheldon’s race engineer from 2011, Todd Malloy, to recall that magical second victory at the Indianapolis 500.

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up? Prime

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up?

Jack Harvey’s move to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing sparked plenty of debate, but their combined strength could prove golden, says David Malsher-Lopez.