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IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was taken to a hospital for surgery after crashing his car into the wall Monday - the fourth frightening wreck at practice for the Indianapolis 500 in the past week. The Canadian driver slammed into the wall going into turn three at Indianapolis...
One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake. The next, he was sitting on the Indianapolis 500 pole. On one of the strangest qualifying days in Indy history, Dixon overcame rules changes, a revised schedule, the threat of rain and Team Penske's powerful four-car...
Oriol Servia (L) chats with Graham Rahal before a run. (Photo: IndyCar) BACKGROUND One of the most celebrated teams in the paddock, Rahal-Letterman-Lanigan Racing hopes to celebrate the end of co-owner David Letterman’s late-night TV run with its second Indy 500 victory. Joining...
BACKGROUND For years a prominent regular in the IndyCar series, Dreyer and Reinbold – Kingdom Racing is running a one-race shop for the second year in a row. The locally owned team ran a full schedule from 2000-2012 but had to cease full-time operations after the 2013 Indy 500...
BACKGROUND Another former driver turned team owner, Bryan Herta is in his fourth full-time season of operation in the Verizon IndyCar series. A four-time winner in his driving career, Herta started the 500 five ttimes (1994-95 and 2004-06) and finished in the top 10 three times...
Simon Pagenaud was the fastest driver Friday at Indianapolis. If he can duplicate that feat two more times, he'll put team owner Roger Penske within striking distance of a May sweep. The French driver posted the best lap in Indianapolis 500 practice, going 230.698 mph late in...
BACKGROUND A one-car, one-race effort, Indy 500 veteran Buddy Lazier has teamed with the Wynn Institute for Vision Research as an owner/driver with a very personal cause. Lazier’s 12-year-old daughter Jacqueline was born with two eye disorders, aniridia and glaucoma, that have...
Three big crashes in Indianapolis 500 practice this week have raised one big question. Are the new oval aero kits, along with speeds that have topped 230 mph, the cause? "We're still learning, to be honest," Helio Castroneves said. "There are so many little details with the new...
Helio Castroneves started Wednesday's practice session by flipping through the air in a scary crash. He finished it by hopping back into the cockpit and taking 11 more laps. It was a challenging day for the Brazilian star, who was docked eight points by IndyCar officials for a...

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