INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis for the third time, taking advantage when Takuma Sato crashed on the final lap. The Japanese driver went for the lead going into the first turn, pulled even with Franchitti but got too low, and it sent him into the outside... more »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has been arrested on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico.
Bernalillo County sheriff's spokeswoman Jennifer Brown confirmed that the 49-year-old was arrested Thursday morning in Albuquerque, where he lives. Authorities say Unser was drag... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dan Wheldon won the Indianapolis 500 when leader JR Hildebrand slammed the wall on the final turn Sunday. Wheldon captured his second Indy 500 in his first race of the year, getting behind the wheel in a one-race deal for Bryan Herta Autosport. But this one will... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Grammy winner Seal's first trip to the Indianapolis 500 is also his first time singing the U.S. national anthem.
The Grammy winner from England was among the celebrities taking part in Sunday's pre-race celebrity red carpet walk. Country singer Kellie Pickler, actor Tim Daly and "The... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Danica Patrick won't commit to returning to the IndyCar series next year, saying only that she's focusing on the Indianapolis 500.
The 29-year-old who also has driven in NASCAR's Nationwide Series has been the face of the IndyCar series since 2005, even though she has just... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A.J. Foyt has agreed to drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500.
Foyt replaces Donald Trump, who pulled out of the celebrity job on Thursday. Some racing fans had protested the selection of Trump and a movement to dump The Donald drew more than 18,000... more »
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis 500, beating Dan Wheldon to help Chip Ganassi become the first car owner to win at Indy and the Daytona 500 in the same year. Franchitti's victory Sunday was his second at the Indy 500 in four years and denied Helio... more »
A member of one auto racing's most successful families will drive the official pace car on June 27 to open the 88th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. John Andretti will be behind the wheel to start the Race To The Clouds in Colorado Springs. The Hill Climb is the nation's... more »