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Get Excited For The Indy 500 With Our Photo Gallery Of The Weekend So Far

It’s one of the biggest days in motorsports each year, and the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will roll off in just a few hours. It’s not hard to sense the excitement surrounding the whole spectacle, and we’ve got a few folks out there to bring it all to you—from a whole lot closer than your TV will probably…

Pro Cyclist Reportedly In Coma After Getting Run Over By Motorcycle During Race Again

All season long, professional cyclists have been run getting over by motorcycles during races. 25-year-old Belgian Antoine Demoitié died after getting run over during Gent Wevelgem, a stalled out motorbike caused a harrowing pile-up in Brooklyn last month, and Stig Broeckx was hospitalized after a medical moto ran…

Use This Chart To Not Look Like A Chump Who Doesn't Know The Difference Between An IndyCar And An F1 Car

As you likely know, the 100th running of the Indy 500 is just about to happen, and that’s a big deal. Even if we all solemnly agree that this centennial is indeed a Big Deal, there’s still many upstanding gearheads who may be confused about the differences between the two best-known open-wheel racing series. Let’s see…

Pro Cyclist Crashes Spectacularly Into Snowbank, Costs Himself Biggest Race Of His Life

Steven Kruijswijk took a three minute lead into the the final weekend of the Giro d’Italia—the second-biggest stage race in the world after the Tour de France—which looked like a fairly safe lead over Colombian sparkplug Esteban Chaves and mopey Sicilian Vincenzo Nibali (another minute and a half behind Chaves). Both…

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That Time Two Cyclists Tried To Fix A Tour de France Stage And Royally Screwed Up

It’s the final climb of Stage 15 of the 2005 Tour de France, the queen stage of the last Tour Lance Armstrong will win before retiring. A small group featuring the General Classification contenders and a few hangers on is grinding up the Pla d’Adet, when Oscar Sevilla makes the first attack five kilometers from the…

Can Tom Dumoulin Become The Most Unlikely Giro d'Italia Winner Of His Generation? 

Cycling’s three-week Grand Tours are a sort of long, slowly unfolding lesson in the truth of Mike Tyson’s prophecy about how everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Every nine-man team charts out how they want their race to go, but 21-stage races are so chaotic that most get dashed to bits rather…