102nd Indianapolis 500 field begins to take shape

The field paces through turn one before the 2017 Indy 500

With Danica Patrick’s “oops” on Wednesday evening that revealed she would run the 102nd Indianapolis 500 with Ed Carpenter Racing, yet another piece fell into place as this May’s field begins to take shape. Bolstered by six cars from Andretti… Continue Reading

Danica Patrick and Ed Carpenter Racing team up for 102nd Indianapolis 500 drive

Danica Patrick at the 2018 Daytona 500

In a formal announcement made this morning, Ed Carpenter Racing confirmed that Danica Patrick will join the team for May’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Patrick, 35, joins the Indianapolis-based team after six years and 190 starts in the… Continue Reading

Dale Coyne Racing announces partnership with Jimmy Vasser and James Sullivan

Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan

In a press release from Dale Coyne Racing, the Honda-powered team announced a slight name change for their No. 18 car driven by Sebastien Bourdais.  Now known as Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan, former KVSH Racing partners Jimmy Vasser and… Continue Reading

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

2018 Indianapolis 500 Field Beginning to Take Shape

Chip Ganassi

In an uncharacteristic turn of events for modern IndyCar racing, all but seven entries in the 2018 Indianapolis 500 are officially confirmed and the calendar has yet to hit January 1. With Andretti Autosport confirming a sixth entry into the… Continue Reading