Tony Kanaan

Tony Kanaan Earns INDYCAR Las Vegas Pole Position

It took three years for Tony Kanaan to earn his fifteenth pole, but it was certainly worth the wait. Kanaan, who has been saddled with early qualifying slots in most every oval contest this year was the second to last driver up to the line as the IZOD IndyCar Series performed their final time... read more

October 14, 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

Chris Griffis at the Indianapolis 500. Photo courtesy Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Sam Schmidt Motorsports Indy Lights Team Manager Chris Griffis Dies

The Indy car community lost another hero on Monday, September 12 when Chris Griffis, 45, collapsed and died after playing a basketball pick-up game at the Boys and Girls Club... read more September 16, 2011 by

Will Power IndyCar

Will Power Tops Friday Twin Ring Motegi Practice

Will Power topped practice Photo Courtesy INDYCAR When Japan was rocked by an earthquake last March, the decision was made by INDYCAR to run the 2.983-mile, 14-corner Twin... read more September 16, 2011 by

Dan Wheldon. Photo by 2011 Anne Proffitt

Wheldon Dash For $5 Million Cash At Las Vegas INDYCAR Finale Includes One Lucky Fan--Is It You?

The IZOD IndyCar Series intended to offer a $5 million prize to any of five outside drivers that could win the season-closing IZOD INDYCAR World Championships on the Las... read more September 14, 2011 by


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