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    Indy 500 oozes drama, takes no prisoners on 100th Anniversary [spoilers, video]
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    The crowd at the Brickyard for today's 100th Annoversary Indianapolis 500 certainly got their money's worth. Once all the pre-race pageantry and fanfare was out of the way, the 2011 Indy 500 provided a spectacle full of drama, lead changes, and a shocking, exciting finish. Click past the break ...

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    Video: Tanner Foust completes record-setting Team Hot Wheels jump at Indy 500
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    Prior to the start of today's Indy 500, fans finally got to see the long-awaited Team Hot Wheels world-record jump attempt. The mystery "Yellow Driver" piloted specially-prepared truck down the 90-foot ramp that had been under construction in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield over the ...

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    TAG Heuer celebrates 100th anniversary of the Indy 500
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    Many try, but few capture the racing spirit in watch form as well as TAG Heuer. So it's only fitting that the Swiss watchmaker should be the one to celebrate the 100th anniversary of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" – the Indy 500 – as best it knows how: with a special-edition ...

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    Ryan Hunter-Reay replaces Bruno Junqueira for Indy 500 race in rare Foyt-Andretti deal
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    The Indy 500 has all sorts of unique rules. The qualifying format we recently reported on is one of them, and so is the driver replacement rule. The regulations state that a team may replace a driver who qualified for the race with one who didn't, resulting in the revised entry moving to the back ...

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    Report: Alex Tagliani shocks with Indy 500 pole
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    Most motor races take place over a weekend, but the Indianapolis 500 is not most races. "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" plays out over the course of weeks, with numerous practice sessions, extensive qualifying heats and finally the race itself. And with qualifying completed, Alex Tagliani has ...

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    Official: Indy 500 centenary commemorated on U.S. postage stamp
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    To celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the United States Postal Service is releasing a run of 50 million first-class mail stamps depicting Ray Harroun and his Marmon Wasp winning the 1911 race. The stamp features a slick art deco aesthetic and was released this week ahead of Fast ...

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    Hot Wheels world record jump at Indy 500 starting to take shape
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    The ramp designed to propel Hot Wheels' mystery driver to world record glory at the 100th Indianapolis 500 is starting to take shape. The ramp doesn't look quite like it did in Hot Wheels' original rendering, but it's still an enormous and terrifying structure. Don't believe us? Check out a full ...

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    Video: Simona De Silvestro goes airborne at Indy, suffers second-degree burns
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    Simona De Silvestro, a 22-year-old female Swiss racer, went airborne, flipped a few times, slid hundreds of feet upside-down and was engulfed in a massive fireball when the right rear wheel of her Dallara chassis separated itself in the middle of a turn during a practice run for the Indy ...

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    Senate passes bill recognizing 100th anniversary of Indy 500
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    Americans began racing cars just as soon as they started to appear on our streets, as evidenced by the fact that the Indianapolis 500 has been going strong for 100 years. The U.S. Senate wanted to tip its collective hat to commemorate that momentous occasion, so our senators decided to pass a ...

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    A.J. Foyt to replace Donald Trump as Scott Speed and Ho-Pin Tung debut at 100th Indy 500
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    It'll be a landmark running for the Indianapolis 500 later this month, as the event celebrates its 100th anniversary as the premier open-wheel racing event in America. All of which only gave some fans more reason to be ticked off when Donald Trump was announced as this year's pace car ...

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    Hot Wheels to attempt World's Longest Jump at Indy 500 [w/video]
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    We all did it as kids – grabbing one end of an impossibly long stretch of plastic track, heaving it up and attaching one end to the highest object we could find (usually a door) and creating a ramp at the other end with a carefully planned trajectory to score the longest possible airborne ...

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    Barrett-Jackson 2011: Chevrolet offers up a drop-top Camaro set to lead the Indy 500 field *Update: w/video
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    2011 Chevy Camaro Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car at Barrett-Jackson – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chevrolet is taking to the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale stage to auction off a special drop-top. The first of 50 limited-edition cars, this 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Indy 500 ...

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    Chevrolet unveils 2011 Camaro Convertible Indy pace car at Barrett-Jackson
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    2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible Indianapolis 500 Pace Car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you were watching the Barrett-Jackson auction last night you might have caught the unveiling of the this year's Indianapolis 500 pace car, a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible. Styled ...

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    Video: Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary '65 Lotus at Indy
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    Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary Lotus 38 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We're sure that open-wheel hero Dario Franchitti has managed to realize quite a few of his four-wheeled dreams over the years, but he's only just managed to top them all with a drive of Jim ...

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    Monterey 2010: A century of Indianapolis 500 entrants féted at Pebble
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    Indianapolis 500 100th Anniversary at Pebble Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 95th running of the Indianapolis 500 this May represented the 100th Anniversary of "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." The unbroken streak halted a total of five years during our involvement with ...

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    2010 Indy 500 filled with crashes, drama [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Indianapolis 500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Memorial Day weekend is always a great for racing fans. Formula 1 typically has its Grand Prix of Monaco on that Sunday, (although this year it was the Turkish GP taking the calendar slot), NASCAR has the annual Coca-Cola 600 ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1991 Dodge Stealth is the Indy 500 Pace Car that never was
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    1991 Dodge Stealth Indianapolis 500 Official Car – Click above for image gallery
    Way back in 1991, Chrysler was charged with providing a pace car for the 75th running of the Indianapolis 500. At the time, the company was blood brothers with Mitsubishi, and the automakers had decided it ...

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    IndyCar no longer content with crowning single champion, moving to three?
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    What, Danica Patrick's inclusion in the sport isn't enough to generate sufficient interest? Guess not. Seemingly in an attempt to generate some additional excitement in the 17-race 2010 IndyCar Series schedule, Randy Bernard, first-year chief executive of the Indy Racing League, has announced ...

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    IndyCar switches up qualifying payouts for more exciting 500 pole shootout
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    With a $175,000 check going to the Peak Performance Pole winner and new rewards for the other front-row starters – plus extra IZOD IndyCar Series championship bonus points – "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" is looking to make Pole Day the Greatest Spectacle in Qualifying. In a new ...

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    2010 Camaro Indy 500 pace car entering limited production
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    2010 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some of the most desirable Chevrolet Camaros are the factory-made replicas to celebrate the pony car's inclusion in the racing world as a pace car. And it looks like we have yet another pace car rep to add to ...

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