Giorgio Pantano

Pantano Steps In For Kimball At Mid-Ohio INDYCAR Race

On Monday, Italian open wheel driver Giorgio Pantano tweeted that he was on his way to Indianapolis. Immediately, the prognosticators wondered whether he was coming over to drive an Indy car, a sports car, or simply looking for a position for the 2013 racing season? It turns out Pantano, who has... read more

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Marco Andretti at Milwaukee - Courtesy INDYCAR/LAT USA

Marco Andretti Leads All-Important Iowa INDYCAR Practice

The IZOD IndyCar Series teams have completed their all-important second practice that will designate lineups for the three heat race scheduled later this evening. Those three... read more June 22, 2012 by

James Hinchcliffe leaves the pits at Indianapolis - Anne Profit photo

INDYCAR Teams Have Aero Options For Firestone 550 In Texas

The IZOD IndyCar Series will offer new options for aerodynamics settings on Texas Motor Speedway's high-banked 1.5-mile oval this weekendj, during the Firestone 550K evening... read more June 6, 2012 by

Photo courtesy IZOD IndyCar Series/LAT USA

Dixon's INDYCAR Pole Ends Chevy Monopoly At Belle Isle GP

The tables turned when the sun came out on Belle Isle this afternoon, as the IZOD IndyCar Series regulars got back to business following their long stay in Indianapolis for... read more June 2, 2012 by

Takuma Sato - Anne Proffit photo

INDYCAR Returns To Detroit For Belle Isle Grand Prix

This weekend the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the 2.07-mile, 14-corner Belle Isle park circuit in Detroit after missing three years on-circuit caused by the economic... read more June 1, 2012 by

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 Fiestone Indy Lights series is looking to upgrade its equipment for 2014

New Firestone Indy Lights Formula For 2014

The cars are old, the engines are so old they no longer bear the name of a manufacturer, but the Firestone Indy Lights Championship - top run of the Mazda Road to Indy -... read more May 25, 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 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

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

Katherine Legge at Long Beach - Anne Proffit photo

Wait Is Almost Over For Dragon Racing At Indy

As I write this, mechanics from Dragon Racing and engineers from Ilmor Inc. are busy in Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, preparing the team's two Dallara... read more May 16, 2012 by

James Hinchcliffe - Anne Proffit photo

'Hinch For Homepage' Campaign Goes Viral--And Legit

Ever since he joined Andretti Autosport as the driver of the No. 27 IZOD IndyCar Series Dallara/Chevrolet/Firestone Indy car, Canadian James Hinchcliffe has been... read more May 16, 2012 by


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