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Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon - IZOD IndyCar Series photo LAT/USA

Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti robbed at Indianapolis Taco Bell

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in a pretty rough neighborhood. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti. Hours after Dixon claimed the pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500 with a speed of 232.164 mph, he and Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint in the drive-thru lane of a... read more

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Jay Penske - Anne Proffit photo

Dragon Racing Down To One Chevy-Powered Car For INDYCAR Season

There's been no resolution to owner Jay Penske's $4.6-million lawsuit against Lotus Cars that argues contractual obligations were never met, but the team used Chevrolet power... read more May 31, 2012 by


 
Franchitti hugs the Borg Warner trophy again - Anne Proffit photo

Franchitti Bags Big Bucks For Third Indy 500 Win

After winning his third Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 27, Dario Franchitti did what any proper victor would do - he joined his peers partying in downtown... read more May 29, 2012 by


 
Franchitti celebrates his third Indy 500 win - Photo courtesy IZOD IndyCar Series/LAT USA

Franchitti Earns Third Indy 500 Win

The 96th Indianapolis 500 turned out - as many expected - to be one of the most competitive races ever staged on the 2.5-mlle historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. With... read more May 27, 2012 by


 
Scott Dixon's crew won the IZOD Pit Stop contest - Photo courtesy IZOD IndyCar Series/LAT

Indy 500 Carb Day Practice To Franchitti; Dixon Takes IZOD Pit Stop Challenge

It's a sweltering Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the IZOD IndyCar Series competitors are preparing for Sunday's (which will be equally sweltering, we've been... read more May 25, 2012 by


 
The 2012 DW12 Dallara Indy car comes with a single aero kit - Anne Proffit photo

INDYCAR Aero Kit Parameters Released To Prospective Suppliers

Will there be new aero kits for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season? After INDYCAR introduced new engine manufacturer competition for the 2012 campaign, the series'... read more May 25, 2012 by


 
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Dallara Modifying INDY DW12 Rear Underwing Supports For Safety

There have been five accidents since Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened for business in preparation for the 96th Indianapolis 500 on May 27. In three of those incidents, the... read more May 23, 2012 by


 
Arie Luyendyk Jr - Anne Proffit photo

Arie Luyendyk Jr: Young Man Of Many Roles

Arie Luyendyk Jr has raced Indy cars, Firestone Indy Lights cars and A1GP formula cars, among his higher-profile gigs. He currently serves as one of the squadron driving the... read more May 23, 2012 by


 
EJ Viso - Anne Proffit photo

More Indy Penalties - Turbo Boost To Remain At Lower Level

Indianapolis Motor Speedway isn't open for on-track activities on May 22, but today is the day that qualified teams may change to their race engines, provided they are... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
Ryan Hunter-Reay, James Hinchcliffe and Ryan Briscoe - Anne Proffit photo

Anatomy Of The Indy 500 Front Row

This year's front-row starters for the 96th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, scheduled for Sunday, May 27 on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway historic oval represent... read more May 22, 2012 by


 
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Penalties, Fines Announced For INDYCAR Indy 500 Pre-Qualifying

In a pleasant reversal of procedure, the IZOD IndyCar Series not only meted out pre-inspection penalties for the 96h Indianapolis 500 on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor... read more May 21, 2012 by


 
Sebastien Bourdais - Anne Proffit photo

Bourdais Leads Bump Day Indy Qualifiers

It might have been a bit anticlimactic, but the field is full for the 96h Indianapolis 500 scheduled for next Sunday, May 27. There were 9 additional cars ready to complete... read more May 20, 2012 by


 
Ryan Briscoe celebrates his first Indianapolis 500 pole - Anne Proffit photo

Briscoe Earns Indy 500 Pole For Penske And Chevrolet

When the new engines and chassis came in for the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, the series decided, after an oval test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that they wanted to... read more May 19, 2012 by


 
Anne Proffit photo

Andretti Tops 227mph In Indy Fast Friday Practice

In six hours of Fast Friday practice for the 96th Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, speeds went up, times went down but the same guy that led the speed charts... read more May 19, 2012 by


 
Driver coach Arie Luyendyk and Katherine Legge - Anne Proffit photo

Dixon Fastest In Thursday Indy Practice

Through Thursday, the emphasis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been on preparing 33 IZOD IndyCar Series race cars, teams and drivers for the 96th Indianapolis 500... read more May 18, 2012 by


 
Sebastien Bourdais begins his 'refresher course' at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Anne Proffit photo

INDYCAR Formally Approves Dragon Racing Engine Swap

Shortly after Sebastien Bourdais began his shakedown and refresher course in Katherine Legge's No. 6 TrueCar.com Dallara/Chevrolet/Firestone IZOD IndyCar Series race car... read more May 17, 2012 by


 
 

 
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