Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • Oreovicz: Gurney honored for innovation

    Edsel Ford II called the legendary Dan Gurney a "true American hero." Gurney also was a racer, the likes of whom we won't see again during our lifetime.

    Nov 2 4:10 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: All it can be?

    It's hard to work in something for everyone, but the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule announced this week still leaves many wondering if the right balance -- and length of season -- is being properly addressed.

    Nov 1 2:16 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar to run 17 races during '15 season

    IndyCar will have 17 races next season and two new venues as part of a 2015 schedule that begins on a street course in Brazil in March and wraps up at the end of August on the road course at Sonoma.

    Oct 30 2:43 PM ET

  • Foyt adding 2nd full-time IndyCar to team

    A.J. Foyt's team will be pulling double duty next season.

    Oct 29 4:16 PM ET

  • News & Commentary

    In New Role As 'Senior Editor,' Danica Patrick Calls The Shots

    As a senior editor for the newly launched website The Players' Tribune, Danica Patrick can write what she wants when she wants, and she's relishing the opportunity.

    Oct 14 4:32 PM ET | By Brant James

  • Oreovicz: 'Tremendous opportunity' for Pagenaud

    A lot of uncertainty still surrounds the 2015 IndyCar Series calendar. Not so with the driver lineup, with Simon Pagenaud's move to an expanded Team Penske highlighting the few seat changes available.

    Oct 9 5:22 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Hinchcliffe to join Schmidt Peterson in 2015

    James Hinchcliffe has signed on with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the 2015 IndyCar season.

    Oct 7 4:59 PM ET

  • Pagenaud joins Penske for '15 IndyCar season

    IndyCar veteran Simon Pagenaud is joining Team Penske for the 2015 season under a multiyear agreement announced Monday.

    Sep 29 10:52 AM ET

  • News & Commentary

    How Katherine Legge's Unpredictable Path Led To Formula E Ride

    From Champ Car to IndyCar to Delta Wing, Katherine Legge always has managed to find a ride. Now she finds herself in Formula E, the possible future path of motorsports.

    Sep 24 4:33 PM ET | By Brant James

  • IndyCar to race in Brazilian capital in 2015

    IndyCar says it will race in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia next year, returning to the country after a one-year absence.

    Sep 18 4:15 PM ET

  • Aleshin released from hospital following crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered in a crash last month.

    Sep 16 5:45 PM ET

  • Barfield leaves IndyCar for same role at IMSA

    Beaux Barfield is leaving his role as race director of IndyCar for the same position with the Tudor United Sports Car Championship Series.

    Sep 5 4:44 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: A real Power trip, IndyCar style

    It was a roller-coaster 2014 season for the Verizon IndyCar Series -- even for first-time champion Will Power.

    Sep 2 5:25 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Power puts misery in the rearview

    Will Power drove a mistake-free finale to win his first IndyCar Series title and the first for Team Penske since 2006.

    Aug 31 | By John Oreovicz

  • Power holds on to win first IndyCar title

    Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.

    Aug 31 9:20 AM ET

  • Oreovicz: Newgarden's new deal

    The merger of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing for 2015 should pay dividends in many areas, but none may be bigger than surrounding Josef Newgarden with more talent and money.

    Aug 26 | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar's Aleshin stable after chest surgery

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session.

    Aug 30 8:18 PM ET

  • Aleshin suffers multiple injuries in huge crash

    Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin sustained multiple injuries Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series' season finale.

    Aug 30 3:52 AM ET

  • IndyCar leader Power qualifies 21st for finale

    Will Power has struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.

    Aug 30 3:26 AM ET

  • Oreovicz: Title is Power's to lose -- again

    Three times Will Power has owned the IndyCar points lead heading into the final event, and three times he has gone away disappointed. How will he respond in Saturday night's finale at Fontana?

    Aug 29 7:27 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • News & Commentary

    Infographic: How Danica Patrick Beats The Heat

    The cockpit of a stock car is an inhospitable environment, with temperatures reaching 170 degrees. It can be especially taxing in the summer, and Sunday's race at Atlanta will be no exception. Here's how Danica Patrick has learned to deal with it.

    Aug 29 12:44 PM ET

  • Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana set for April 12

    The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season's inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.

    Aug 27 4:39 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Dixon still has it

    If Scott Dixon had started the season the way he is finishing it, he would probably be repeating as IndyCar Series champion. Instead, a win at Sonoma will have to do for now.

    Aug 24 | By John Oreovicz

  • Chevrolet wins IndyCar manufacturers title

    Chevrolet has clinched its third straight IndyCar manufacturers championship with two races left in the series' season.

    Aug 22 7:06 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Wine country is Will Power country

    Sonoma has been a dream destination of late for IndyCar Series championship leader Will Power, who has toasted victory in California wine country three times in four seasons.

    Aug 22 | By John Oreovicz