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Hinchcliffe takes pole for Schmidt at the 100th Indy 500

One year after near-fatal wreck, driver starts at top of Indy field

James Hinchcliffe beat Josef Newgarden and Ryan Hunter-Reay to pole for the biggest race in the world, one year after the crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that almost cost him his life.

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IndyCars parade across Golden Gate Bridge for Justin Wilson [w/video]

Justin Wilson's IndyCar led a procession of racers across the Golden Gate Bridge to memorialize the recent loss of the driver.

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Hinchcliffe stable after wreck at Indy [w/video]

James Hinchcliffe suffered serious injuries in practice for the Indianapolis 500 when a suspension failure caused his car to crash into the wall. After undergoing surgery, he's now in stable condition.

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IndyCar Series heading to NOLA for new Grand Prix of Louisiana

Most racing series compete on one kind of track or another, but not Indy. Its calendar is made up of NASCAR-style speedway races (generally, though not exclusively, identified by a three-digit number indicating the number of miles to be covered) and F1-style road-course and street-circuit races (typically billed as grands prix). And now, it's about to

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Penske says racing surface "easy to fix" for 2013 Detroit Grand Prix

What else could Roger Penske say? As the promoter and most public face of the Detroit Grand Prix, what else could the man do besides promise that the miserable track surface will be fixed before next year's race? Oh yeah, he could have made sure that the Belle Isle circuit was properly prepared for last weekend's event, which most certainly Jeff Sabatini

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Chevy to yank all 11 Indycar engines after testing failure, controversy ensues

The Associated Press reports General Motors has pulled all 11 Chevrolet IndyCar engines from testing after racer James Hinchcliffe blew one during testing at Sonoma. GM evidently was concerned enough about the 10 other engines having similar problems that it decided to swap them all and face the resulting sanctions.