IndyCar Flashback: 1979 Indianapolis 500

This week on IndyCar Flashback, we take a look at one of the most interesting Indianapolis 500s of the last 40 years. This race is remembered as much for off-track controversy as the on-track action. The 1979 500 would be… Continue Reading

IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Indy 200 at Walt Disney World

Thank you to everyone who voted in the latest IndyCar Flashback Twitter poll! This week’s winner is the 1997 Indy 200 at Disney World, a race that initiated a dramatic shift in open-wheel racing in America. Cheever Jr. Holds on… Continue Reading

IndyCar Flashback: 1995 Marlboro 500 at Michigan

Scott Pruett wins at Michigan 1995

Throughout CART’s heyday, the 500-mile race at Michigan International Speedway was among the most thrilling in all of motorsport. Typically contested in late July, the race offered speed, danger and close racing in droves. This week on IndyCar Flashback, we… 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

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