Is Danica Patrick Good Or Terrible? An Explainer

There is no race car driver that engenders as much debate as Danica Patrick. She's controversial when she crashes, she's controversial when she finishes. She's talked about on track and off. But is she good or does she suck? » 2/17/14 1:31pm 2/17/14 1:31pm

Pit Crew Member Taken Out By Ricocheting Tire At GoPro Grand Prix

During the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Will Power and Scott Dixon hit the pits at the same time. After swapping tires, Dixon took off as Travis Law, a crew member for Power's car, was carrying a tire away from the pit. Dixon's rear tire clipped Law's handheld tire and the speed sent it flying into Law and Law into… » 8/25/13 7:05pm 8/25/13 7:05pm

The IndyCar Two-Fingered Salute Is Fast Becoming A Thing

IndyCar driver Sebastian Saavedra gave a Will Power Salute to Marco Andretti yesterday after Andretti put him into the wall at the first race of the Detroit Grand Prix. This is a whole lot better than the whining and bereaved sighs coming out of Formula One these days. » 6/02/13 1:40pm 6/02/13 1:40pm

How To Achieve The Perfect Lap: As Told By The World’s Fastest Drivers

Throughout the How To Drive Fast series, I’ve offered opinions based on the experience I’ve amassed during my 17-years behind the wheel. The whole basis of this column is to help you drive faster, and learn the tricks and techniques utilized in the quest for victory. But for this piece, I turned to my friends for help: … » 3/12/13 1:26pm 3/12/13 1:26pm

Dan Wheldon Spent His Last Night Talking To George Maloof And Getting…

Poor, poor Dan Wheldon. The IndyCar driver died in a miserable, fiery wreck yesterday, leaving behind a wife and two young sons. Awful stuff. And this was before we found out that he spent his last night alive in the company of a Maloof before getting some tattoos. » 10/17/11 2:45pm 10/17/11 2:45pm

IndyCar Officials Announce Driver Dan Wheldon Died In Today's Fiery…

AP, via SI.com, reports "Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday in a fiery 15-car wreck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when his car flew over another on Lap 13 and smashed into the wall just outside turn 2. Wheldon was 33. Drivers were told of Wheldon's death in a meeting about two hours after the fiery, smoky… » 10/16/11 6:25pm 10/16/11 6:25pm

Here's Video Of The Fiery 15-Car Crash At Today's IndyCar Race In Vegas…

Just a handful of laps into today's Las Vegas Indy 300, 15 of 34 cars that started the race were involved in a horrific crash that left driver Dan Wheldon seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital. ESPN reported that driver Will Power was also taken to a hospital because of "lower back pain." At least two cars were… » 10/16/11 4:40pm 10/16/11 4:40pm