Dan Wheldon, 1978-2011

Dan Wheldon: "Today We Lost A Good Friend"

photo: Anne Proffit Dan Wheldon, this year's Indianapolis 500 winner, has died in a horrendous accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that involved 15 flying and crashing cars and fire. Wheldon was consigned to start the 200-lap IndyCar World Championship from the rear of the field in order to try... read more

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Michael Shank Racing Joins INDYCAR For 2012 Season

The IZOD IndyCar Series will welcome at least one new team for the 2012 season as former Toyota Atlantic and current Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series entrant Michael Shank... read more October 13, 2011 by 


Danica Patrick Fastest in IndyCar Series Practice at Las Vegas

The Indy cars had protracted practices for Sunday's Las Vegas Indy 300 today on the 1.5-mile, gently banked Las Vegas Motor Speedway oval. The first practice of two groups... read more October 13, 2011 by 

Belle Isle Park road course

Belle Isle INDYCAR And Grand-Am Races Confirmed

The City of Detroit, Chevrolet, Penske Corporation, and INDYCAR have agreed to a four-year contract that returns racing to the Belle Isle Park 2.1-mile road course... read more October 13, 2011 by 

Dario Franchitti

It's INDYCAR Title Week In Las Vegas

One week remains before the IZOD IndyCar Series ends its 17-race season on the 1.5-mile oval at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This year's finale features another battle royal... read more October 10, 2011 by 

Panther Racing car. Photo by Anne Proffitt.

Panther Racing Commits To Chevrolet Engines

Panther Racing is going back to its IZOD IndyCar Series roots as the two-time champions renew their association with Chevrolet. Along with Team Penske and Andretti Autosport... read more October 8, 2011 by 

Josef Newgarden is the 2011 Firestone Indy Lights champion. Photo: Anne Proffit

Mazda Road To Indy Test Set At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDYCAR has decided on the best memorial it can give Chris Griffis, team manager for Sam Schmidt Motorsports' Firestone Indy Lights championship teams. Mazda Road to Indy... read more October 6, 2011 by 

 Ed Carpenter in Victory Lane. Photo courtesy INDYCAR

Ed Carpenter Wins At Kentucky Speedway

There is no chance for the underdog in INDYCAR - or is there? After two years finishing second on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway oval, Ed Carpenter took the Dollar General... read more October 3, 2011 by 

Vitor Meira, Chicagoland, August 2010

Meira To Tackle Hawaiian Ironman Competition

Vitor Meira at his "day" job Photo: Anne Proffit INDYCAR drivers are amongst the most fit athletes in the world of motorsports, having to endure tremendous G-forces on oval... read more September 29, 2011 by 

Helio Castroneves in action at Infineon Raceway. Photo: Anne Proffit

IndyCar Fines Castroneves $30,000 For Disparaging Twitter Remarks

Team Penske's drivers are giving back to the IZOD IndyCar Series this season - but not the way they wanted to. First Will Power was docked $50,000 or community service for... read more September 28, 2011 by 


Brembo Wins INDYCAR Brakes Contract

The most successful supplier of motorsports braking systems has allied with the IZOD IndyCar Series for the 2012 season and through to 2015 as Brembo has been named exclusive... read more September 26, 2011 by 

Dan Wheldon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo: Anne Proffit

Wheldon Preps for $5 Million Go Daddy Challenge At Kentucky

Dan Wheldon is doing all the right preparatory work as he tries to win the $5 million Go Daddy INDYCAR Challenge at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 16th. His team... read more September 26, 2011 by 

Marco Andretti concentrates on the task ahead of him Photo: Anne Proffit

Andretti Autosport Commits To Chevrolet

(L to R): Michael, Marco and Mario Andretti share a laugh at Indianapolis this May Photo: Anne Proffit Andretti Autosport finally confirmed one of those "worst-kept secrets"... read more September 26, 2011 by 

Chevrolet returns to Indycar as engine supplier

Wilson On Road To Recovery--Bell To Sub at Kentucky And Las Vegas

Justin Wilson at Indianapolis Photo: Anne Proffit Dreyer & Reinbold Racing's lead team driver Justin Wilson suffered a freaky accident at Mid-Ohio during practice for the... read more September 24, 2011 by 

Will Power and Scott Dixon, IndyCar, Twin Ring Motegi 2011

Dixon Wins Wild Motegi IndyCar Series Race

Scott Dixon (R) and Will Power celebrate Photo courtesy INDYCAR Scott Dixon won his second IZOD IndyCar Series race of the 2011 season in the 63-lap Indy Japan: The Final... read more September 19, 2011 by 

Scott Dixon IndyCar at Twin Motegi

Dixon on Pole at Twin Ring Motegi

Scott Dixon uses the Firestone alternate tires to perfection on the Twin Ring Motegi road course Photo courtesy INDYCAR Indy Japan: The Final IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying... read more September 17, 2011 by 


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