IndyCar Flashback: 1936 Indianapolis 500

Start of the 1936 Indianapolis 500

Few sporting events are as steeped in tradition as the Indianapolis 500. What was started in 1911 by track founder Carl G. Fisher has bloomed to what is now the largest single-day sporting event in the world. Over the first… Continue Reading

Michael Andretti and Takuma Sato receive “Baby Borg” trophies in Detroit

Takuma Sato and Michael Andretti receive their Baby Borg trophies.

This week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit has been highlighted by some fun events that shift focus towards the Verizon IndyCar Series upcoming season. Wednesday night, there was a brief amount of time spent in Detroit to celebrate… Continue Reading

Nicole Briscoe returns to Indianapolis 500 telecast as race host

Nicole Briscoe will return to the Indianapolis 500 telecast.

On Wednesday night, a name familiar to the IndyCar community found her place within the Indianapolis Motor Speedway pagoda once again. Nicole Briscoe was named host of the ABC’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500 in 2018, with the race’s 102nd… Continue Reading

IndyCar Flashback: 1978 California 500

Al Unser's 1978 Triple Crown-winning car.

The 500-mile race has been synonymous with open-wheel racing in America for over a century, with the Indianapolis 500 being the most notable event of them all. IndyCar racing has seen memorable finishes, legendary winners and more throughout the history… Continue Reading

IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Budweiser/G.I. Joe’s 200

Mark Blundell edges Gil de Ferran at the line in Portland

The release of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was highlighted by the return of Portland International Raceway. After a 10-year absence, the 1.9-mile road course will return to host IndyCar on September 2. Throughout its 24-race IndyCar history, Portland… Continue Reading