IndyCar News

Ryan Briscoe Prepares to Make Most Out of Bad Situation at Indy

Subbing isn’t the way Ryan Briscoe imagined running his 10th Indianapolis 500. But now that he is here, named as the fill-in driver for the injured James Hinchcliffe there is only one thing left to do, and that’s win it. Briscoe will make his 130th career IndyCar start on Sunday …

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IndyCar, IMS Unveil Logo, Vision & Theme for 100th Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 will hit a major milestone in 2016. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will run for the 100th time and the staff at both Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar have a vision to make it the largest motorsports event of all time. In preparation for this significant achievement, …

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James Hinchcliffe Suffers Violent Crash, Indianapolis 500 Practice On Hold

James Hinchcliffe crashed violently about 50 minutes into Monday’s practice session for the 99th Indianapolis 500. Hinchcliffe was completing a practice run when he suffered what appeared to be a mechanical failure. His No. 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda drove straight into the Turn 3 wall, striking hard on the …

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Simon Pagenaud Tops Fast Friday Practice for Indianapolis 500

For the second consecutive day, Simon Pagenaud topped the field at the Brickyard. Pagenaud put down the quickest time of Friday’s practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, posting a speed of 230.698 mph. The lap gave Pagenaud back-to-back fastest laps in the final two practice sessions before this weekend’s qualifying …

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Simon Pagenaud Tops Frantic Thursday in Indianapolis

With Indianapolis 500 qualifying approaching, a third Team Penske car has topped the charts. Simon Pagenaud put down a 228.793 mph lap to top Thursday’s Verizon IndyCar Series practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Pagenaud was the third Team Penske driver to put down a fastest lap this week; teammates Juan …

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Josef Newgarden Escapes Violent Indy 500 Practice Crash

INDIANAPOLIS — Another day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 brought with it yet another violent looking crash as Josef Newgarden was the latest victim of the seemingly unstable Chevrolet aero package at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Driving through Turn 1, Newgarden saw his car snap loose, loop around, and …

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Vautier to Sub for Davison in Indy 500 Qualifying

With qualifying approaching, the details for the final vacant Indy 500 ride have been released. Dale Coyne Racing announced today (May 14) on Twitter that Tristan Vautier will practice and qualify the team’s No. 19 Honda from Thursday through Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. James Davison will then return on …

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