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    Report: King Richard getting Petty with Danica Patrick slam
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    Richard Petty (pictured above) made some rather disparaging remarks about IndyCar veteran and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (inset) while at the Canadian Motorsports Expo, implying that the 31-year-old could only win a NASCAR race if the rest of the field stayed home. Patrick's best NASCAR ...

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    Report: Racing innovator Andy Granatelli passes away at 90
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    Indy racing legend Andy Granatelli passed away on Sunday in Santa Barbara, CA, due to congestive heart failure. He was 90. Granatelli was famous for his innovation in American open-wheel racing, kicking off his Indy career with an entry in the 1946 race. His creative streak didn't really kick off ...

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    Video: Dario Franchitti, fans hurt in crash during Grand Prix of Houston
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    This past weekend turned out to be a devastating one in terms of severe motorsports crashes. In addition to a monster truck accident in Mexico that left eight dead and a scary incident in the American Le Mans Series race at Virginia International Raceway that luckily everyone walked away from, ...

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    Official: Indycar's Dallara to work on 'futuristic green super-luxury RV'
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    Can the company that builds the speedster shown above really branch out into the world of recreational vehicles? Dallara, the chassis builder of choice for the IndyCar Series, is going to build an RV. It won't just be your run of the mill house on wheels, though. It's going to be something much, ...

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    Official: Danica Patrick will host American Country Awards [w/video]
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    NASCAR and IndyCar superstar Danica Patrick will step out of her role as a racecar driver and back into the role of television presenter for the second time this year. No, not for a GoDaddy commercial, Patrick will co-host the American Country Awards show. She'll be sharing the stage at Mandalay ...

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    Motorsports: Juan Pablo Montoya leaves NASCAR for IndyCars with Penske
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    There are many drivers that have distinguished themselves in one form of motorsport or another, but only a handful that have won races in as many different series as Juan Pablo Montoya. After taking the International Formula 3000 championship, the Colombian driver switched to American open ...

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    Report: Indycar cancels Grand Prix of Baltimore for 2014, 2015
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    IndyCar fans, here's some news that you may not want to hear. Due to scheduling conflicts, the Grand Prix of Baltimore is canceled for 2014 and 2015, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. While the future of the racing event has previously been jeopardized by financial disputes between the city ...

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    Motorsports: IndyCar to race on Indianapolis infield road course?
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    Just like Le Mans is to endurance racing, the IndyCar Series is inexorably tied to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. If only the series could come home to its birthplace more than once a year. Well, that just might happen as soon as next season. While running on the banked oval twice in the same ...

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    Video: Watch an Acura NSX prototype lap the track at Mid-Ohio
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    As promised, Acura trotted its NSX prototype out to the mass of waiting fans ahead of today's Honda Indy 200 IndyCar race at Mid-Ohio. The hybrid supercar took to the track for a fast lap, and Acura was kind enough to attach a score of cameras to the car in order to share the event with the rest ...

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    Video: Acura releases yet another NSX track teaser vid
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    On Sunday, August 4th (yep, that's tomorrow), a prototype version of the all-new Acura NSX will make its public track debut ahead of the Honda 200 IndyCar race. Acura has already given us a short video snippet to enjoy, but now it's added one more to get our hearts racing just a little ...

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    Official: Acura to roll out NSX Prototype for Mid-Ohio IndyCar race
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    Acura will tease us yet again with its next-gen NSX when it makes an appearance at Mid-Ohio Raceway before the circuit's IndyCar race early next month. To be fair, the car's in-motion debut won't take the form of a production model – that's still a ways off – the vehicle will be a ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Indianapolis 500 better than Bollywood; all the emotion, none of the music [spoilers]
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    If the 2013 Indy 500 were a movie it would be the one expected to win all the little statues come awards season, and if it were an athlete it would have made spectators watch in awe as it broke record after record. And this kind of talk comes after last year's race was considered one of the best ...

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    Motorsports: Indycar tweaks race lengths, broadcast times
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    With a goal of making races more competitive and fan-friendly, the Izod IndyCar Series has made a few changes to its 2013 schedule. For fans, the starting times of the races have been tweaked in order to create more consistency, and for race teams, four of the races have had their lengths ...

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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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    Report: AJ Allmendinger completes 'Road to Recovery' program, reinstated by NASCAR
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    AJ Allmendinger did the crime when he took a pill offered by a "buddy" that was found to contain an amphetamine banned by NASCAR, then he did the time – losing his Penske drive and spending roughly two months in a Road to Recovery program – and now he's earned his way back into NASCAR ...

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    Report: IndyCar finale sees Hunter-Reay victorious, Conway absent
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    In the age-old argument between NASCAR and open-wheel racing, one of the main points of contention has been oval track versus road course. IndyCar happens to be at the cross-section of this debate, with one-third of its fifteen races run on oval tracks, including the season finale at Auto Club ...

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    Report: DeltaWing wants to be the 2014 Indy Lights chassis
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    In May the Indy Lights series, the top feeder for IndyCar, put out an RFP from manufacturers interested in constructing a new chassis for 2014 to replace the 10-year-old Dallara currently in use. According to reports, hands were raised by "five or six" companies that included Dallara, Mygale, ...

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    Video: Ryan Hunter-Reay explains his IndyCar's $25,000 steering wheel
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    Ever wondered why there are so many buttons on F1 and IndyCar steering wheels? Road & Track decided to get the answers from a man who uses one every day: IndyCar points leader Ryan Hunter-Reay. The basic controls include a push-to-talk button that allows the driver to communicate with ...

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    Report: Is it time to replace catch fences on Indycar racetracks?
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    There is a debate within the world of IndyCar as to whether a new and safer type of fencing should be installed at tracks – something less likely to injure a driver gone airborne than the catch fences and support posts used today. We characterize it as a "debate" but judging by the story in ...

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    Motorsports: FIA bans former F1, IndyCar driver Tomáš Enge for failed drug test
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    Just a week after NASCAR took away AJ Allmendinger's keys indefinitely, the result of a failed drug test, Motorsport.com is reporting that the FIA has sidelined Tomáš Enge for a similar infraction. Enge also failed a recent drug test, earning an 18-month ban from racing for what ...

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