Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • Montoya holds off Power in Penske 1-2 sweep

    There was never a doubt that Team Penske would win the IndyCar Series opener. But Juan Pablo Montoya wasn't anyone's first pick.

    Mar 29 9:44 PM ET

  • News & Commentary

    A Tough Day But A Positive Weekend For Simona De Silvestro

    Though an 18th-place finish in the IndyCar season opener wasn't what she was looking for, Simona de Silvestro showed enough pace in practice and qualifying to be encouraged.

    Mar 29 9:22 PM ET | By Tony Fabrizio

  • Oreovicz: Who will have what?

    Fans of the IndyCar Series have waited a long time to see cars on the track that don't all look alike. Drivers are eager to see what the new aero kits mean in Sunday's 2015 opener.

    Mar 27 7:51 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Andretti hires Wilson to drive in Indy 500

    Justin Wilson will race in the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport.

    Mar 27 5:06 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • News & Commentary

    Simona de Silvestro Making Return to IndyCar At The Perfect Place

    In the restart to her IndyCar career, Simona de Silvestro's first test will be the streets of St. Petersburg, site of some of her most aggressive, successful races.

    Mar 27 3:00 PM ET | By Tony Fabrizio

  • Oreovicz: Will Honda's new looks lead to wins?

    Honda came up with the more visually stunning interpretation of the IndyCar Series' new aerodynamic rules. This weekend, we'll learn whether it is more effective on the track than the competition from Chevrolet.

    Mar 26 11:56 AM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Team Penske is loaded

    As if Team Penske needed to be any better than it has been in the past, the expansion to a four-car team with the addition of Simon Pagenaud certainly puts the rest of the IndyCar grid on notice, writes John Oreovicz.

    Mar 25 7:33 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • The Buzz

    How Danica Patrick Reached Her Peak On Her 33rd Birthday

    The NASCAR superstar and her friends hit the mountains for a little hike and discovered the world's most fascinating tree.

    Mar 25 10:20 AM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • From Hot Tubs To Cat Food

    In ESPN The Magazine's Big Money Issue, six athletes shared three- to five-day spending diaries, tracking purchases big (hot tubs, plane tickets, hotel stays) to small (cat food, pumpkin patch tickets, lots of Chipotle).

    Dec 1 10:00 AM ET | By Sam Alipour

  • The Buzz

    How Danica Patrick Plans To Become A Saint For Just One Day

    The NASCAR star wins the holiday with this line.

    Mar 17 1:02 PM ET | By D'Arcy Maine

  • Karam's IndyCar test ends early with crash

    IndyCar rookie Sage Karam's scheduled two days of testing at Barber Motorsports Park ended with an early accident.

    Mar 16 4:51 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar ready to unveil new look

    Next week's test at Barber Motorsports Park can mean only one thing: It's time for the Verizon IndyCar Series to ... yawn ... finally get back to work after a six-month hibernation.

    Mar 13 5:18 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Andretti gives de Silvestro ride for opener

    Andretti Autosport has named Simona de Silvestro its fourth driver for the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, Florida.

    Mar 11 3:24 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: IndyCar stories to watch

    Tony Kanaan got his Baby Borg (and son Leo got his Baby Baby Borg) this week, but that's not all that's worth watching in the IndyCar Series. The 2014 season is on tap, and there are big stories to watch.

    Mar 3 6:45 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Karam joins Ganassi Racing for IndyCar opener

    Sage Karam will drive in the IndyCar season opener for Chip Ganassi.

    Feb 17 12:45 PM ET

  • News & Commentary

    Danica Patrick Talks Daytona, Super Bowl And DWTS At Media Day

    The Daytona 500 media day questions got a little off-track for Danica Patrick, but she played along -- and, no, she doesn't think "Dancing With The Stars'' is for her.

    Feb 12 2:33 PM ET | By Tony Fabrizio

  • Busch attorneys: Ex-girlfriend repeatedly lied

    Attorneys for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch are accusing his ex-girlfriend of lying repeatedly on the witness stand during a court hearing in Delaware regarding her request for a no-contact order.

    Feb 4 5:09 PM ET

  • IndyCar won't replace canceled Brazil race

    IndyCar will not schedule another race to replace the canceled season-opener that was expected to take place in Brazil in early March.

    Feb 2 8:04 PM ET

  • Barnhart returns to head IndyCar race control

    IndyCar has returned Brian Barnhart to his former role as head of race control.

    Jan 28 4:58 PM ET

  • Defending champs stalled early in Rolex 24

    Scott Dixon took control in the opening hours of the Rolex 24 on Saturday at Daytona, while actor/race car driver Patrick Dempsey received an early penalty that put his Porsche team in a deep hole.

    Jan 25 1:47 AM ET

  • Oreovicz: 'Something magical' about Rolex 24

    The racing world continues to awaken from its offseason slumber this weekend as the Rolex 24 at Daytona roars to life.

    Jan 22 3:10 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Cars the stars in Detroit

    Race cars, street cars and all the latest in transportation technology are on full display at the annual automotive smorgasbord that is the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. If you go, go hungry.

    Jan 17 12:04 AM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Straight No Chaser gets shot to sing at Indy

    The a cappella group Straight No Chaser will replace Jim Nabors in singing "Back Home Again in Indiana" before the start of the Indianapolis 500 in May.

    Dec 22 6:44 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: What racers do for fun

    If the offseason is near torture for race fans, imagine what it's like for the drivers. Many racers have found that iRacing is a salve, and 20 of them faced off in the Pro Race of Champions.

    Dec 20 12:58 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: No recession for PRI show

    While the marketing side of the motorsports equation is still working on making things bigger and better, the actual racing side looked pretty healthy at the Performance Racing Industry Show at the Indiana Convention Center.

    Dec 15 4:40 PM ET | By John Oreovicz