Dario Franchitti garnered little attention. He let his right foot do his talking instead, dominating the race and scoring his second Indianapolis 500 win.
At Indianapolis, five women had started the Indianapolis 500 prior to this year. This year, that many women entered the race, including two rookies.
One person keeping an eye on the Indianapolis 500 is former Champ Car driver Casey Mears, who will race Sunday night for Team Red Bull.
Helio Castroneves, the always upbeat Brazilian with the infectious personality, is poised to add his name to the Indy 500 record book again.
This weekend being the weekend it is, I felt it might be time for one of these columns with the Indianapolis 500-mile Race as the subject.
Did You Notice? Bruton Smith’s $20 million offer for 2011 and beyond to any driver who wins both the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in the same day?
After a 100-lap exhibition at Charlotte, it’s hard to add to regular-season trends which typically define this Hot/Not column.
Growing up, I recall when the month of May meant one thing for racing fans. It meant the Indy “By Gawd” 500.
On Friday night (April 9), ESPN2 broadcast the NASCAR Nationwide Series Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 from Phoenix International Raceway.
This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck series were both at Martinsville Speedway for the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 and Kroger 250.