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    Breaking: Dario Franchitti to retire following aftermath of Houston wreck
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    Dario Franchitti will heed the advice of doctors and retire from competitive racing. Franchitti, 40, was seriously injured at last month's Grand Prix of Houston when his Indy car speared off the track and into the catch fencing, injuring both himself and spectators. The Scottish driver suffered a ...

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    Lotus to expand involvement in Indy, GP2, GP3, GT and Le Mans racing
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    To say that Lotus has its hands full would be a gross understatement. In addition to the five new concept cars which the British automaker and engineering firm unveiled in Paris this year, Lotus is also expanding its racing programs in a big way. The House that Colin Built expressed its ...

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    Las Vegas campaigning for Indy season closer
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    It's been a few years since single-seaters roared through America's Playground, but they could be back before we know it. And back in a big way, if the latest reports from the world of motorsport materialize. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosted IRL races from 1996 to 2000 and Champ Cars from ...

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    Report: Lotus to increase involvement in Indy
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    Lotus is back in IndyCars, and it's there to stay. After launching its own F1 team (in name, anyway) and announcing its intentions to expand further into other forms of motorsport, the legendary British firm revealed its sponsorship – together with engine partner Cosworth – of one of ...

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    IndyCar goes Turbo: 2012 engine regs open to multiple manufacturers, configurations
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    The Indy Racing League has yet to announce the selection of its new chassis, but in the meantime has announced new engine regulations that will take effect in 2012. The saga of engine suppliers in the series has been a convoluted one. During its inaugural season in 1996, carry-over engines from ...

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    Officially Official: Lotus, Cosworth back in the IndyCar series
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    Lotus Cosworth KV Racing IndyCar rendering – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lotus is officially returning to the IndyCar series in 2010 in partnership with engine builder Cosworth and KV Racing. Lotus, as you well know, has a long history with Indy-style open-wheel racing, dating ...

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    Universal Soldier: Lola presents adaptable IndyCar proposal
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    Lola B12 IRL design proposals – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It ain't over 'till the fat lady sings. Or so the saying goes, but while the British motorsport engineering firm may specialize in lightweight composites, make no mistake about it: In the global racing arena, Lola Cars ...

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    IRL unifies feeder series under "Road to Indy" banner
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    Open-wheel racing in America has been in shambles for far too long. But now that CART and the IndyCar Series are back together, with the joint Indy Racing League taking steps to unify the feeder series below them. Grouped under the "Road to Indy" initiative, the coordination brings the US ...

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    High Speed, High Fashion: Izod secures deal as IndyCar title sponsor
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    New beginnings demand new threads, and that's just what the reunited IndyCar Series has gained with the announcement that clothing label Izod has become the league's new title sponsor. The deal, which runs through 2015, is reportedly worth in the neighborhood of $10 million per year. Renaming ...

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    BREAKING: Indy chief Tony George reportedly resigns
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    It's the end of an era for open-wheel racing in America as Indy chief Tony George has stepped down from his post. The long-time president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, George was widely seen as the impetus for the 1996 split in Indy racing that created the Indy Racing League (IRL) and the ...

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    IndyCar Series signs new television deal with Versus
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    If you're keen to follow the reunited IndyCar Series, you may want to call up your cable or satellite provider and add Versus to your package. The channel has secured the rights to broadcast the series, moving the races over from ESPN. Although the lesser-known Versus reaches some 20 million fewer ...

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