Graffiti, Deleted Tweets and IndyCar: Fallout From Kurt Busch Suspension

A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed. » 2/24/15 1:44pm 2/24/15 1:44pm

Pace Car Spinout Leads To Amazing Rob Ford Joke At Indy Toronto

Well, that didn't take a long. The inevitable Rob Ford joke at the IndyCar Honda Toronto race this weekend, I mean. » 7/19/14 6:14pm 7/19/14 6:14pm

Indy 500 Winner Gives Most Prophetic Excuse Ever For Skipping Wedding

Ryan Hunter-Reay was invited to attend a wedding of a childhood friend on May 25th. But he already had plans on May 25th: He was racing in the Indy 500, which he won. His excuse for not attending? He'd hopefully be "winning the Indy 500." Eerie. » 5/29/14 3:05pm 5/29/14 3:05pm

The Indy 500 Has Complete Intolerance For Lactose Intolerance

At the end of the Indy 500, the winner takes a traditional sip of milk, sponsored by the American Dairy Association. And last night we learned they're hardcore on what exactly you're allowed to drink. If you win and are lactose intolerant, be prepared to have to shit like a race horse. » 5/28/14 1:19pm 5/28/14 1:19pm

Race Fans Disapprove Of ESPN's Botching Of The Indy 500 Finish

ESPN on ABC's coverage of the thrilling final laps of yesterday's Indy 500 left many viewers upset, as Bristol's repeated coverage of the race leaders' significant others battled that of the actual racing. Here's a comparison of what ESPN aired versus video from the international feed. » 5/26/14 12:10pm 5/26/14 12:10pm

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins The 2014 Indy 500

How To Watch The Indy 500 If It's The Only Race You're Going To Watch

Since 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has been an American Memorial Day tradition. Like the Kentucky Derby and horse racing, it's the one event where people who don't even care about the sport end up watching. The difference? The damn horses don't go 240 MPH. » 5/22/14 3:59pm 5/22/14 3:59pm

Ask IndyCar Star Marco Andretti Anything

Marco Andretti is a third generation driver with the most famous name in motorsports. He's only 27, but he's been racing for ages. And now he's here to answer all of your most important questions before the Indy 500 on Sunday. » 5/20/14 1:54pm 5/20/14 1:54pm

Huge Crash Mars The Start Of The Indianapolis Grand Prix (UPDATE)

A huge collision occurred right at the start of the inaugural IndyCar Indianapolis Grand Prix involving Carlos Munoz, Mikhail Aleshin, and Sebastian Saavedra. It looks as if Saavedra suffered some sort of electrical failure, preventing his car from launching, even while it sat on pole. » 5/10/14 5:29pm 5/10/14 5:29pm

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

IndyCar Driver Sebastien Bourdais Drops Trophy, Hilarity Ensues

Sébastien Bourdais came second in the IndyCar race in Toronto yesterday, and was accordingly given a trophy. Said trophy proceeded to completely fall apart and bounce away from his hands before shattering. It looks like they don't make trophies like they used to. » 7/14/13 11:14am 7/14/13 11:14am

Stupid, Stupid Mother Duck Leads Ducklings Across IndyCar Track

I hope someone called Duckling Protective Services, because this is really just terrible timing to take the kids out for a swim. She's probably Canadian. » 6/03/13 8:59am 6/03/13 8:59am

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… » 3/12/13 1:26pm 3/12/13 1:26pm

Do You Have To Be Physically Fit To Drive A Race Car?

You know what question I get asked most as a racecar driver? No, not, "Do you get scared?" and, amazingly, not even, "How fast does your car go?" The most commonly asked question is, "Why do you have to be fit to drive a racecar? All you do is sit down and turn a wheel?" » 12/28/12 2:00pm 12/28/12 2:00pm

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… » 10/16/11 4:40pm 10/16/11 4:40pm

Yes, This IndyCar Driver Needed Both Middle Fingers For His Salute To…

Some background to driver Will Power's double-barreled message from today's Indy 225 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, courtesy of tipsters Dave and sassojr: » 8/14/11 6:00pm 8/14/11 6:00pm