Will Power notched the biggest victory of his career on Sunday when he won the Indianapolis 500 at the famed "Brickyard" just outside Indianapolis. Power moved into the lead on lap 196 when the two drivers in front of him pitted and he closed out the race to record his 34th career IndyCar victory. Power led for 59 of the 200 laps while stomping out his main racing demon.
He's the third Penske driver in four years to win the championship.
Honda engines like Alonso's have had a run of bad luck. One blew up on Friday.
Justin Wilson's IndyCar led a procession of racers across the Golden Gate Bridge to memorialize the recent loss of the driver.
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 Speedway (formerly California Speedway).
The very first Baltimore Grand Prix wrapped up this weekend with Will Power taking the top of the podium, but some of the most intense action of the event happened before the green flag ever dropped. During practice laps Sunday morning, Tony Kanaan lost all brakes in his car on the 180 mph front straight and wound up careening into and over Helio Castroneves before turn one. While we can imagine that being airborne in a race car is a terrifying experience, being run over by one can't be a walk i
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 happened on August 14, and chief race steward Brian Barnhart eventually issued an apology for the decision to get the competition underway again after calling the race off. Still, that hasn't stopped
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.
Helio Castroneves tangles with security – Click above to watch video after the jump
2010 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – Click above for huge high-res image gallery