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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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    Auctions: Andretti, Earnhardt Sr. and Hunt racers head 'Legends' auction
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    RK Motors will be holding an auction in Charlotte, NC from October 31 to November 3, that is sure to get fans of both historic production and racecars really excited. The production metal on offer is wildly impressive, including a pair of Hemi 'Cudas (one of which is an ultra-rare convertible), ...

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    Official: Snapshots from Acura NSX prototype run at Mid-Ohio
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    Acura's achingly slow showing of the new, hybrid NSX saw yet another step yesterday, as we reported late last week. A powder-blue prototype ran ahead of the open-wheelers at the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Why show the NSX Prototype at Mid-Ohio? Honda's Ohio research and ...

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    Report: IndyCar boss Bernard steps down under fire
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    IndyCar has had had a rough few years, as shakeups in engine suppliers, chassis designs and tragedy has dominated the open wheel race series' headlines. In spite of all that, many have said this was IndyCar's best season of racing ever. The man who oversaw all of that is Randy Bernard, who has ...

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    Official: Rubens Barrichello shifting from F1 to Indy
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    Rubens Barrichello may be down, but he most definitely is not out. The Brazilian driver – a longtime teammate of Michael Schumacher in the Ferrari glory days – has been on the Formula One grid since his fallen countryman Ayrton Senna was still with us, but in the end, he was replaced ...

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    Official: Official report concludes Dan Wheldon's death a "chance" accident
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    The official IndyCar accident review has been released concerning Dan Wheldon's fatal crash at Las Vegas earlier this year. Although Wheldon's head coming into contact with a fence support post was ruled the specific cause of his death, the verdict on the context of the accident is that "multiple ...

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    Report: Jody Scheckter wants his son to quit Indy, son wants more horsepower
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    Tell us if this sounds familiar: Parent wants kid to stop doing something because it's too dangerous, which makes son only want to do it more. It's a common enough occurrence, played out every day in households across America and around the world. Only this is no ordinary family. It's the ...

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    Official: NASCAR to commemorate Dan Wheldon with B pillar sticker at Talladega
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    Fans and competitors in the motorsports community are still reeling from the loss of Dan Wheldon in Las Vegas last weekend. The young driver's passing continues to be felt by anyone who has even the thinnest tether to racing, and NASCAR has announced that the organization will honor Wheldon in its ...

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    Followup: Will Power fined $30,000 for flipping off Indycar officials in New Hampshire
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    Never underestimate the power of the middle finger. After a rain-delay restart ordered by IndyCar officials at New Hampshire Motor Speedway resulted in a crash, driver Will Power chose to express his displeasure by giving those officials a taste of universal sign language with both hands. The event ...

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    Video: Angry Will Power flips off IndyCar officials at New Hampshire
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    Being a race official is one of those things that nobody notices until it goes wrong. And wrong it went this past weekend in New Hampshire. The IndyCar race there was stopped eight laps from the end due to wet conditions, but rather than call the race there or wait for the weather to clear up, ...

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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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    Sebastien Bourdais reportedly eying return to Indy
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    It's been a while since we've heard anything about Sebastien Bourdais. The French driver took the Champ Car title four years running, but when the call came to move up to F1 courtesy of Scuderia Toro Rosso, Bourdais suffered a disappointing stint, prompting his mid-season replacement with rookie ...

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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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    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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    IndyCar: 2010 Honda Indy Toronto [SPOILERS]
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    2010 Honda Indy Toronto – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IndyCar Series made a major announcement since the last race at Watkins Glen, deciding to stick with Dallara as its chassis supplier, but opening the game up a bit by allowing other manufacturers the option to supply aero ...

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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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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: Reflecting on America's Monaco
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    2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Grid Girls – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The great thing about a weekend of racing action in Long Beach is that there is so much to see and do besides the already thrilling track action and automotive displays. Vendor alleys, 'extreme sports' ...

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    Long Beach Grand Prix 2010: Lone caution makes for fast IndyCar action [Spoilers]
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    2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Click above for huge high-res image gallery
    Sometimes referred to as America's Monaco, the Izod IndyCar Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach typically means sun, surf, stargazing and sensational street racing action in one weekend-long party. The 2010 ...

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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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