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    Jason Priestley builds IRL team with plans for Indy 500 run
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    Jason Priestley, best known for his deft portrayal of Brandon Walsh on "Beverly Hills, 90210", has entered into a partnership with Jim Freudenberg, the former general manager of Kelley Racing, to start a new IRL team called Rubicon Race Team. So far, the team has only one race in which it plans to ...

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    RIP: Lou Palmer, voice of Indy, 1932-2008
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    We're saddened to announce the passing of Louis A. Perunko, Jr., known to racing fans as Lou Palmer, who passed away this past Saturday, January 19, 2008 at the age of 75. Palmer was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, and was raised in Syracuse, New York. He moved to Indianapolis in 1953 and began ...

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    VIDEO: The 1941 Indy 500 -- IN COLOR
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    The Jalopy Journal has done the blogosphere a great service today by pointing us to a fabulous video showing 30 minutes of color footage taken during the 1941 Indy 500 festivities. Normally, we bitch about music tracks being laid over car videos, but the jaunty, period-correct soundtrack applied to ...

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    So, yeah, the Indianapolis 500 happened last weekend
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    click above image for more pics of this year's Indy 500Usually we have little trouble covering the big auto events of the year. Bloggers line up to go to auto shows and even for those events we don't attend in person, which are often motorsport events, there's always one or two of us who care ...

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    Honda hearts Linux, wants cash
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/linux_unix/Honda_hearts_Linux_wants_cash'; Linux is pretty good at harnessing processor speed, and Chastain Motorsports is hoping to snare some of that effect to propel their Panoz/Honda to victory. The distinctive Penguin logo, "Tux," has been affixed to the nose ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Special edition Corvettes
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    click image above or images below to view new live shots of these exclusive CorvettesGeneral Motors unveiled a pair of special edition Corvettes at the Chicago Auto Show yesterday, both of which commemorate the Vette's involvement in motorsports. The Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 and ...

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    Marco Andretti gets a second shot at F1
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    Looks like Honda Racing was pretty impressed with Marco, too. Marco Andretti, the teenage son of former CART champ and one-time F1 pilota Michael, and grandson of former F1 and CART campione, Mario, will be back in the saddle of the Honda RA 106 for a couple of days. Marco had a brief run at Jerez ...

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    Chicago Preview: Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car edition
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    click above image to view an additional 21 high-resolution imagesNine times. No, we're not referring to how many times Ferris Bueller's been absent this quarter, we're referring to how many times the Chevrolet Corvette has handled the official pace duties of the Indianapolis 500. Actually, the ...

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    Shifting gears: GM considering sale of Allison Transmission
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    GM revealed today that it's "considering strategic options" for one of its more well known subsidiaries, Allison Transmission, which produces automatic trannies for both commerical and military sale. In boardroom-speak, that means they want to sell it off. GM's turnaround has been aided so far by ...

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    Danica Patrick signs with Andretti Green Racing for 2007 - no NASCAR
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    Despite reports that Danica Patrick's father/manager was in exploratory talks with various NASCAR teams to turn his daughter into a dedicated left-turner, word is coming out that the Queen of Open-Wheel Racing has signed with Andretti Green Racing for the 2007 season of the Indy Racing League. This ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: Indy 500 results
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    Did you watch it? We didn't, but after reading about the outcome we're regretting not being in front of the television for the thrilling finale of the Indianapolis 500. Sam Hornish Jr. edged out 19-year-old Marco Andretti, son of Michael Andretti, by a mere .0635 seconds for the checkered flag. ...

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    Motorsports this weekend: May 13-14
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    A busy racing weekend, particularly for open-wheel fans!North American TV broadcast times and channels from tvracer.com, all times shown as Eastern.American Le Mans Series: Lone Star Grand Prix, Houston A rare visit to a street circuit for the ALMS is proving tough for Champion Racing's venerable ...

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    Lance Armstrong to drive Indianapolis 500 Corvette pace car
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    Chevrolet announced Tuesday that seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will drive the 2006 Corvette Z06 pace car at this year's running of the Indianapolis 500.The striking red, white and blue 'Vette will be the eighth to pace the Indy field in the race's history, marking the 17th time a ...

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    Honda pacing IRL with Accord Hybrid
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    If one needed more proof that Honda’s Accord Hybrid is an eco hot-rod, here it is. IRL officials have announced the Accord Hybrid will be the Official Pace car for the 2006 IndyCar Series. The entire Delphi hIRL Safety Team will be outfitted with Honda vehicles that include the Accord Hybrid, ...

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