Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • Hinchcliffe concussed after debris hits head

    James Hinchcliffe has a concussion from being hit in the head with debris in the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

    May 10 9:27 PM ET

  • Hunter-Reay crash helps Saavedra to 1st pole

    A slick surface was all it took for Sebastian Saavedra to win his first IndyCar Series pole.

    May 9 8:39 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: New leaders for new race

    It's probably fitting that the new IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will have new leaders to start it off on Saturday after Sebastian Saavedra and Jack Hawksworth took the front row in qualifying, writes John Oreovicz.

    May 9 8:27 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • News & Commentary

    James: Bev Patrick enjoying the ride

    It's been a winding road from the go-kart tracks in Roscoe, Ill., to the famed high-banked expanse of Daytona, but for Bev Patrick, Danica's mom and avid supporter, it's ultimately been rewarding.

    May 9 11:37 AM ET | By Brant James

  • Pennzoil's 'Yellow Submarine' back at Indy

    Pennzoil will return its iconic "Yellow Submarine" paint scheme to the Indianapolis 500 this month with three-time winner Helio Castroneves.

    May 8 12:09 PM ET

  • Aleshin fastest in Indy 500 rookie testing

    Russian driver Mikhail Aleshin was the fastest of the five rookies on the track Monday at Indianapolis.

    May 5 9:32 PM ET

  • IndyCar officials confident in 2015 N.O. race

    IndyCar racing officials expressed confidence on Monday that the NOLA Motorsports Park will be able to complete more $4.5 million in improvements needed to host the proposed Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana in suburban New Orleans next year.

    May 5 8:24 PM ET

  • News & Commentary

    James: Danica first woman to lead laps at Talladega

    By leading six of the first 12 laps, Danica Patrick became the first woman to pace the field at Talladega. Her 22nd-place finish also was the best for a woman.

    May 4 7:31 PM ET | By Brant James

  • Report: IndyCar race in Big Easy in 2015

    People familiar with the decision say IndyCar has committed to bringing one of its open-wheel racing events to the New Orleans area in 2015.

    May 4 4:04 PM ET

  • IndyCar fines Andretti $2,000 for infractions

    IndyCar has fined Andretti Autosport-HVM for infractions by rookie Carlos Munoz's pit road crew during the race at Barber Motorsports Park.

    May 2 11:39 AM ET

  • Mann to run Indy 500 with Dale Coyne Racing

    Pippa Mann will run the Indianapolis 500 this month in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization.

    May 1 2:30 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Villeneuve happy to be back

    Jacques Villeneuve didn't really have the experience to appreciate winning the 1995 Indy 500, but nearly 20 years on, he's extremely grateful to be back, writes John Oreovicz.

    May 1 2:00 AM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Montoya to run 2 Sprint Cup races for Penske

    Juan Pablo Montoya will make a two-race return to NASCAR this season, driving for Team Penske in the Brickyard 400 and at Michigan International Speedway.

    Apr 30 10:07 AM ET

  • News & Commentary

    James: Danica encouraged but searching for consistency

    Nine races into the Sprint Cup season, Danica Patrick feels better than last year, even if the results don't always show it.

    Apr 28 5:09 PM ET | By Brant James

  • Oreovicz: Hunter-Reay quiets critics

    The best way for Ryan Hunter-Reay to put the controversy of Long Beach behind him? By dominating the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Mission accomplished, writes John Oreovicz.

    Apr 28 3:30 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Hunter-Reay wins Alabama IndyCar race

    Ryan Hunter-Reay deftly guided his car around the rain-soaked track, stayed out of trouble and wound up with a much happier ending.

    Apr 27 9:40 PM ET

  • Chaves wins second Indy Lights race of season

    Gabby Chaves won his second Indy Lights race of the season, beating teammate Alex Baron and Zach Veach at Barber Motorsports Park.

    Apr 27 5:24 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Dixon wants to take next step

    What if you went to a beautiful park and saw an auto race break out? That's pretty much what you get at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Scott Dixon hopes he finally has a walk in the park, writes John Oreovicz.

    Apr 26 4:41 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Long day at Long Beach

    You certainly don't want to discount a thrilling victory for Mike Conway at Long Beach, but Sunday's race was bizarre at times. There were plenty of angry drivers when it was over, John Oreovicz writes.

    Apr 26 4:06 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Helio among drivers wary of Long Beach fallout

    Helio Castroneves expects some fallout from the bad tempers left over from the last IndyCar race.

    Apr 25 9:20 PM ET

  • IndyCar puts Helio on probation through June

    IndyCar has put Helio Castroneves on probation through June because he violated the series' social media policy.

    Apr 22 5:12 PM ET

  • Piquet Jr. joins SH Racing for Global Rallycross

    Nelson Piquet Jr. will compete in the upcoming Global Rallycross season with new entrant SH Racing.

    Apr 22 12:04 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: The magic of Mario

    It was a long time in the making, but when Mario Andretti finally was honored Thursday night by the Road Racing Drivers Club at Long Beach on Thursday, magic happened, writes John Oreovicz.

    Apr 14 11:38 AM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Hunter-Reay claims pole in all-Andretti front

    Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe made it an all-Andretti Autosport front row for the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

    Apr 12 9:31 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Hunter-Reay gets it going

    Ryan Hunter-Reay has won at Long Beach before, but qualifying has always been a different story. He rolled to the pole Saturday for Sunday's race, but admits that may not mean much, writes John Oreovicz.

    Apr 12 8:52 PM ET | By John Oreovicz