Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • IndyCar reviews safety for drivers on track

    The collision involving NASCAR star Tony Stewart that killed a driver during a sprint car race in New York prompted a review of safety protocols by the IndyCar racing series.

    Aug 15 7:55 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar gang gears up for Milwaukee

    Ryan Hunter-Reay's 2012 victory at the Milwaukee Mile was a "big part" of his first championship effort in the IndyCar Series. Will history repeat?

    Aug 15 2:49 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Historic day for Marquez, Spain

    Spanish MotoGP star Marc Marquez added to his legend Sunday, winning his 10th straight race and becoming the first back-to-back victor of the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

    Aug 10 8:07 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Marquez secures 2nd straight Indy GP pole

    Spain's Marc Marquez has won his second straight Indianapolis Grand Prix pole.

    Aug 9 6:00 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Marquez on wondrous run

    MotoGP champion Marc Marquez won the title in epic fashion as a rookie last season. What he's doing, headed into this weekend's Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, may be even better, writes John Oreovicz.

    Aug 8 3:31 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • National Guard to end motorsports sponsorship

    The National Guard said Wednesday it will end its sponsorship of NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and IndyCar driver Graham Rahal, but it is not clear when the changes go into effect.

    Aug 6 9:58 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar title truly up for grabs

    Does anyone really want to win the 2014 IndyCar Series title? One thing is certain: Mid-Ohio magician Scott Dixon is heating up at the right time, writes John Oreovicz.

    Aug 4 3:31 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Dixon a magician at Mid-Ohio

    Scott Dixon came out of nowhere to win the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the fifth time in eight years.

    Aug 3 | By John Oreovicz

  • Bourdais battles weather to earn Mid-Ohio pole

    Sebastien Bourdais got through rainy conditions in IndyCar qualifying at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and earned his second pole position of the season.

    Aug 2 5:48 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Castroneves leads charge at Mid-Ohio

    Helio Castroneves continues his quest for a first Indy car title Sunday at scenic Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course -- a track that has been awfully good to the three-time Indy 500 winner, writes John Oreovicz.

    Aug 1 2:45 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Barbosa, Fittipaldi win Brickyard Grand Prix

    Joao Barbosa won the Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday night, stretching his fuel to the limit in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race.

    Jul 25 10:22 PM ET

  • IndyCar fines RLL for Toronto race violation

    IndyCar has fined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing $5,000 for a weight violation in the car driven by Luca Filippi at Toronto.

    Jul 24 5:19 PM ET

  • Colts' Wayne comes in IndyCar; 'ready to go'

    Reggie Wayne made his typical grand entrance at training camp, reporting in an IndyCar, and said he's been cleared to participate after tearing his ACL in Week 7 last season.

    Jul 23 2:19 PM ET | By Mike Wells

  • Oreovicz: Bourdais finally back

    Sebastien Bourdais could have faded away after leaving American open-wheel racing for a Formula One stint that didn't work out. With an IndyCar win Sunday in Toronto, the four-time Champ Car champ is showing he still has it, writes John Oreovicz.

    Jul 21 8:50 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Rain makes a mess of "2 In TO"

    Sebastien Bourdais won from the pole in a dry Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday. Mike Conway won Race 2 in a rainy adventure. Just another IndyCar adventure.

    Jul 20 | By John Oreovicz

  • Bourdais ends long winless drought in Toronto

    Sebastien Bourdais dominated from the pole at Toronto in the first IndyCar Series race of a Sunday doubleheader, cruising to his first open wheel victory since 2007.

    Jul 20 7:41 PM ET

  • Rain forces IndyCar to hold two Sunday races

    Persistent rain caused Verizon IndyCar Series officials to cancel the first race of the "2 in TO" doubleheader weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto, and instead attempt to run two 75-lap races on Sunday.

    Jul 19 8:37 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Bourdais wins IndyCar pole position at Toronto

    Sebastien Bourdais has won his first open-wheel pole since 2007, taking the top spot for the first IndyCar Series race of a doubleheader weekend at Toronto.

    Jul 19 12:07 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: A lot on the line in Toronto

    Helio Castroneves has never had much luck at Toronto, but the IndyCar Series points leader -- and every other driver -- knows that with two races in two days this weekend, a lot is on the line.

    Jul 19 12:37 AM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar title tilt hits the homestretch

    Five drivers are solidly in the championship hunt for the IndyCar crown, and several others still have a shot. John Oreovicz breaks down the leading contenders.

    Jul 14 4:08 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Hunter-Reay wins thriller in Iowa

    Ryan Hunter-Reay wasn't a contender for most of the night at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, but a heady call from team owner Michael Andretti made him a winner, writes John Oroevicz.

    Jul 12 | By John Oreovicz

  • Late run pushes Hunter-Reay to IndyCar win

    Ryan Hunter-Reay blew past the field with two laps to go and won the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday for his first victory since the Indianapolis 500.

    Jul 13 12:33 AM ET

  • Dixon nabs pole for IndyCar race in Iowa

    Team Penske has been so strong in the IndyCar series this season that any one of its drivers could win Saturday night.

    Jul 11 9:34 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Iowa a wild card for IndyCar contenders

    Will Power and the gang head to corn country for Round 12 of the Verizon IndyCar Series. John Oreovicz asks: Will the short track at Iowa shake up the pecking order?

    Jul 10 6:48 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Montoya back where he belongs

    Juan Pablo Montoya delivered a message Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway: The Verizon IndyCar Series has a new championship contender, John Oreovicz writes.

    Jul 10 5:07 PM ET | By John Oreovicz