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UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

Power play leads Penske to 200th series win in IndyCar GP

Will Power retook the lead with 34 laps to go and pulled away to win the IndyCar Grand Prix for the second straight year and give Team Penske its 200th …


New aero kits may create more passing in Indy Grand Prix

Simon Pagenaud expects Saturday’s IndyCar Grand Prix to be very different from the first four races. So does just about everyone else in Gasoline Alley. If the expected warm temperatures …


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 4:34 p.m.

Will Power wins his third pole for IndyCar GP

Will Power won his third IndyCar Grand Prix pole by turning a fast lap of 1 minute, 9.8182 seconds on his final qualifying run. The Australian claimed his 51st pole, …


UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:24 p.m.

Danica Patrick returns to Indy’s famous oval for 1st time since ‘11

Danica Patrick has made her highly anticipated return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. She climbed inside an Indy car for the first time since 2011 and took laps on the 2.5-mile …


Danica Patrick ready for the spotlight again at Indianapolis 500

The second leg of Danica Patrick’s retirement moves forward in full swing when she travels to Indianapolis next week for a seat fitting in Ed Carpenter Racing’s No. 13 Chevrolet. …


UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 6:19 p.m.

Kyle Busch’s closing qualifying flurry lands Indy pole

Kyle Busch won the pole position as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive Brickyard 400 victory. Busch earned the top qualifying spot on his final lap with a speed of …


UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

William Byron holds off Paul Menard to win Xfinity Series race at Indy

Rookie William Byron bobbed and weaved through the final two laps Saturday and held off Paul Menard to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis. The victory margin of …


UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 6 p.m.

Ed Carpenter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying

Two-time pole winner Ed Carpenter had the fastest car in Indianapolis 500 qualifying with a four-lap average of 230.468 mph. All times will be erased for Sunday’s nine-car pole shootout. …


UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

Sebastien Bourdais fractures pelvis, hip during Indy qualifying crash

Sebastien Bourdais will have surgery Saturday night to repair a fractured pelvis after a fiery crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Indiana University Methodist Hospital doctors told track officials that the …


Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy

After a rough first week at Indianapolis, Sebastien Bourdais put himself in position to contend for the Indianapolis 500 pole. The French driver jumped to the top of the speed …


UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:37 p.m.

After rain delay, Spencer Pigot, Zach Veach crash in Indy 500 practice

Rookie Zach Veach crashed hard late on the final day of practice before Indianapolis 500 qualifying this weekend. Veach’s car wiggled coming through the first turn before slamming hard into …


UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:56 p.m.

Sebastien Bourdais posts fastest lap of week in Indy 500 practice

Sebastien Bourdais posted the fastest lap of the week in Friday’s Indianapolis 500 practice session and kept the top spot even after a two-hour, 36-minute rain delay. The French driver …


Ed Carpenter fastest on 3rd day of Indy 500 practice

Ed Carpenter turned the fastest lap by hitting 222.894 mph on the third day of Indianapolis 500 practice. Scott Dixon, the 2008 Indy 500 winner and fastest Honda driver, was …


UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

Will Power dominates in IndyCar Grand Prix victory

Will Power won the IndyCar Grand Prix for his first victory of the season, leading 61 of 85 laps and easily holding off Scott Dixon on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road …


Auto Racing: Without new deal, Jimmie Johnson committed to winning for Hendrick

Jimmie Johnson wants to kneel down and kiss the Indy bricks for a fifth time. He wants a record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.


Auto notes: Juan Pablo Montoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske

Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway – one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske. The Colombian is entered in the …


Conway returns to Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Conway would just like to forget last May. Now he may finally have a chance.