Category: Indy

Takuma Sato is a popular Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato’s victory…

Takuma Sato is a popular Indy 500 winner

Takuma Sato’s victory in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 was widely viewed as popular and deserved.

Dixon in doubt for Detroit after huge Indy shunt Scott Dixon…

Dixon in doubt for Detroit after huge Indy shunt

Scott Dixon has cast doubt over his fitness to race in this weekend’s IndyCar double-header in Detroit after a horrifying crash during the Indianapolis 500.

Sato self-belief in Indy 500 triumph Takuma Sato has explained…

Sato self-belief in Indy 500 triumph

Takuma Sato has explained that he never lost hope that he could win the Indianapolis 500 despite falling back in the field during his triumphant day at the Brickyard.

Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins

Indy 500: Fernando Alonso retires after brilliant debut race as Takuma Sato wins

Fernando Alonso’s bid to win the Indy 500 at his first attempt came to a disappointing end as engine failure robbed him of a strong finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The McLaren F1 driver skipped the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the iconic American oval race and led for long spells before his Andretti Autosport Honda retired on lap 179 of 200. Ex-F1 driver Takuma Sato came through to win the…

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Dixon survives horror Indy shunt

Dixon survives horror Indy shunt

pic: ESPN Pole winner Scott Dixon survived a terrifying accident on the 53rd lap of the Indianapolis 500 that caused the race to be red-flagged for 21 minutes. Jay Howard, a former Indy Lights champion making his first IndyCar Series start in nearly six years, pushed out into the Turn 1 wall, breaking his right front suspension. His slowing car veered directly into the path of Dixon, whose Chip…

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Attempt To Run Across Track At Indy 500 Goes Poorly This…

Attempt To Run Across Track At Indy 500 Goes Poorly

This individual who urgently needed to cross pit road ahead of Mike Pence’s motorcade had a bad time of it. Read more… Deadspin

OREOVICZ: Resetting the Indy 500 field

OREOVICZ: Resetting the Indy 500 field

The start of the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016 Thirty-three cars spread among 11 rows of three. That’s how they’ve lined up for the Indianapolis 500 since 1934, one of the great race’s many enduring traditions. The four days devoted to qualifying for so many years have been whittled down to one, but the procedure still produces anomalies like Ryan Hunter-Reay producing the fourth…

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OREOVICZ: Alonso’s Indy 500 adventure

OREOVICZ: Alonso’s Indy 500 adventure

Fernando Alonso during final practice Fernando Alonso has captivated fans, charmed the media and challenged his Verizon IndyCar Series competitors in the lead up to the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The 35-year old Spaniard demonstrated why he is a two-time Formula 1 world champion by immediately running on the pace in his IndyCar and oval track debut. Alonso completed nearly 500…

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Indy 500: Alonso can win race, says Gil de Ferran Monaco Grand…

Indy 500: Alonso can win race, says Gil de Ferran

Monaco Grand Prix on the BBC Date: 25-28 May Venue: Circuit de Monaco Coverage: Final practice online only, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live.

Castroneves, Chevy lead final Indy practice The final ‘Carb…

Castroneves, Chevy lead final Indy practice

The final ‘Carb Day’ practice session for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 ended with Helio Castroneves and Chevrolet on top of the timing screens.