Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • Oreovicz: A lot on the line at Pocono

    There are double points on the line Sunday at Pocono and that has some drivers uneasy about the 500-mile crapshoot while others are raring to go for the second leg of IndyCar's "Triple Crown," writes John Oreovicz.

    Jul 4 4:49 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Low ticket sales jeopardize IndyCar at Pocono

    The future of IndyCar at Pocono Raceway is in jeopardy because of a dramatic attendance drop expected for Sunday's race.

    Jul 3 4:57 PM ET

  • IndyCar fines Houston winner Huertas $10K

    The IndyCar Series has fined Carlos Huertas $10,000 for two infractions in his winning car in the first race at the Grand Prix of Houston.

    Jul 2 4:55 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Tempers flare in Houston heat

    Street racing in the IndyCar Series typically produces its share of edge-of-your-seat, slam-bang action. The twin bill in Texas was no exception, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 30 4:37 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Pagenaud wins Houston doubleheader finale

    Simon Pagenaud, the Frenchman who thought he had a winning car in the first race of the Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader, finally picked up a victory in Sunday's second race.

    Jun 30 12:45 AM ET

  • Pagenaud takes Round 2 in Houston

    After winning pole position and finishing a disastrous 16th on Saturday, Simon Pagenaud got his redemption Sunday with a victory in Race 2 of the Grand Prix of Houston, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 29 | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar fines Andretti $2,500 for ignoring order

    IndyCar fined Marco Andretti $2,500 Sunday for ignoring an order from race control, saying he held up Takuma Sato and allowed his teammate to catch the leader.

    Jun 29 5:02 PM ET

  • Huertas leads Colombian sweep at Houston

    Carlos Huertas raced to his first IndyCar Series victory, leading a Colombian sweep of the rain-soaked podium Saturday in the Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader opener.

    Jun 28 8:35 PM ET

  • Huertas takes surprise Houston win

    Carlos Huertas celebrated his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory Saturday under caution, leading a 1-2-3 sweep by Colombia drivers in Race 1 of the Grand Prix of Houston, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 28 | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar: No proof to support Bourdais' penalty

    IndyCar overturned a penalty against Sebastien Bourdais because it did not have enough evidence to show he had done anything wrong.

    Jun 27 7:19 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar doubles the fun in Houston

    The Verizon IndyCar Series drops into Texas for the second time in three weeks -- this go-round for a points-rich doubleheader in hot and steamy Houston, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 27 5:45 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Wilson lands full ride for '15 IndyCar season

    Fan Force United says it has signed Stefan Wilson and will try to run a full IndyCar schedule with the British driver next season.

    Jun 27 11:03 AM ET

  • IndyCar to allow modifications at Houston

    IndyCar and Dallara will allow modifications to create air flow in to the cars to help drivers deal with the heat during this weekend's doubleheader in Houston.

    Jun 25 8:22 PM ET

  • IndyCar rescinds penalties against Bourdais

    The IndyCar Series has withdrawn its $10,000 fine and probation against driver Sebastien Bourdais after accusing him of unsafe driving during a race in Texas.

    Jun 25 3:51 PM ET

  • News & Commentary

    James: Danica Patrick has new puppy love

    Doting, fretting, imploring, Danica Patrick is immersed in raising her new Miniature Siberian Husky named Dallas, who seems to have her run of the place.

    Jun 20 4:51 PM ET | By Brant James

  • IndyCar's 1st female owner-driver has baby

    IndyCar team owner Sarah Fisher gave birth to her second child Thursday.

    Jun 12 10:55 PM ET

  • GP of Houston promises smoother IndyCar race

    Organizers of the Grand Prix of Houston said Monday they are planning a much smoother race this season after bumps on the road course caused a series of problems last year.

    Jun 9 5:31 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Ed Carpenter Racing making noise

    Team Penske's dominance and Ryan Hunter-Reay's dramatic Indy 500 win have been early headlines in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Here's another storyline worth following: the rise of Ed Carpenter Racing, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 9 | By John Oreovicz

  • Carpenter hangs on for Texas win

    Ed Carpenter had the car to beat down the stretch at Texas on Saturday, and he won the race. That didn't mean points leader Will Power didn't have a good time trying to run him down.

    Jun 7 | By John Oreovicz

  • Carpenter hangs on for Texas IndyCar win

    Driver-owner Ed Carpenter, now driving only on ovals, won the IndyCar Series race at Texas on Saturday night after staying in front of Will Power during a two-lap shootout following a late caution.

    Jun 8 2:59 AM ET

  • Oreovicz: Castroneves & Co. brace for Texas

    Helio Castroneves was kissin' trophies, climbin' fences and firin' guns a year ago at Texas Motor Speedway. Can we expect a curtain call after Saturday night's Firestone 600?

    Jun 5 | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar penalizes Chevy over Montoya engine

    IndyCar has penalized Chevrolet for changing an engine too soon in Juan Pablo Montoya's car at last weekend's Detroit Grand Prix.

    Jun 3 5:48 PM ET

  • Angie's List is new title sponsor for Indy GP

    The IndyCar Series road race at its home track will have a new name next year -- the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

    Jun 3 12:26 PM ET

  • Castroneves easy winner at 2nd Detroit GP

    Helio Castroneves easily won the second Detroit Grand Prix race of the weekend Sunday, finishing 1.6836 seconds ahead of Penske Racing teammate Will Power.

    Jun 2 1:59 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Team Penske rocks Detroit

    The two-headed monster at Team Penske -- Will Power and Helio Castroneves -- did some heavy damage at Detroit's Belle Isle, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jun 2 | By John Oreovicz