Indianapolis 500 Archive

  • James: Where is the star power?

    Over a three-year period, IndyCar has lost three of its most charismatic personalities in Dan Wheldon, Danica Patrick and Dario Franchitti. A name like Rahal or Andretti rising to the top could do wonders.

    Feb 18 7:13 PM ET | By Brant James

  • Bestwick to call IndyCar Series for ESPN/ABC

    Allen Bestwick has agreed to a multi-year deal with ESPN and will become the lap-by-lap announcer for the network's coverage of the IndyCar Series.

    Feb 18 12:29 PM ET

  • Team owner Andretti is proud papa to twins

    Race car team owner Michael Andretti's wife has given birth to twins.

    Feb 13 1:08 PM ET

  • Montoya finds sponsor for half of '14 season

    Roger Penske wasn't worried about finding a sponsor for Juan Pablo Montoya when he signed him, believing there would be interest in the Colombian's return to open wheel racing.

    Feb 10 9:40 AM ET

  • A rush down the track

    Feb 8 | By John Oreovicz

  • Force shows his hand early

    Feb 7 | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar's Rahal lands Guard as top sponsor

    Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has won the battle with Panther Racing for the Army National Guard sponsorship for the upcoming IndyCar season.

    Feb 6 4:36 PM ET

  • Gidley released from hospital after Rolex crash

    Sports car and open wheel veteran Memo Gidley, who sustained a broken left leg, left elbow and compression fracture in his lower back during the Rolex 24 at Daytona, was released from Halifax Health in Daytona Beach Wednesday.

    Feb 6 3:28 AM ET

  • Ganassi Racing, Busch speak about Indy run

    Chip Ganassi Racing has had a preliminary discussion with Kurt Busch about running the Indianapolis 500.

    Jan 28 3:35 PM ET

  • Gidley has broken back from Rolex 24 crash

    Memo Gidley has a broken back that will require surgery after a terrifying accident in the early stages of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

    Jan 26 9:44 PM ET

  • Wilson returning to Coyne Racing in 2014

    Justin Wilson will return to Dale Coyne Racing for the 2014 IndyCar season.

    Jan 22 4:12 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Racing meets the street at NAIAS 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 21 3:26 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Kurt Busch mulls potential Indy 500 run

    Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch said he expects to have “a pretty good indication” by the end of January if he will make what he expects is his last attempt to enter the Indianapolis 500.

    Jan 17 3:15 PM ET | By Brant James

  • 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.

    Jan 17 2:50 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Andretti to race Global RallyCross events

    Andretti Autosport will compete in Global Rallycross events this year representing Volkswagen.

    Jan 13 2:27 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: U.S. sports car racing revs up

    With the longtime power struggle finally in the rearview, sports car racing in America is poised to make huge gains under the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship banner.

    Jan 6 5:22 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Holiday wish list for racers

    It's not easy coming up with just the right gift for the holiday season. John Oreovicz put some thought into what racers around the world could use for their seasons.

    Dec 25 | By John Oreovicz

  • Franchitti planning to still be around racing

    Dario Franchitti hobbled into Thursday's news conference on crutches and sat down between IndyCar's two most cherished prizes -- the series championship trophy and the Indianapolis 500 trophy.

    Dec 19 8:13 PM ET

  • Oreovicz: Franchitti passes torch to Kanaan

    Getting the keys to drive the No. 10 Target-sponsored Indy car was a bittersweet moment for Tony Kanaan, who vowed to honor dear friend Dario Franchitti "every time I drive his car."

    Dec 19 5:22 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: Will Power the forgotten man?

    Will Power -- remember him? The Team Penske driver from Toowoomba, Australia, served notice at the IndyCar Series finale in Fontana: He'll be the championship favorite in 2014. Again.

    Dec 17 5:58 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • Oreovicz: A stronger hand

    Ryan Briscoe is more than just a good driver, he can be a contender with Chip Ganassi Racing. As Ganassi and Roger Penske battle back and forth, Ganassi may hold the stronger hand now.

    Dec 13 8:34 PM ET | By John Oreovicz

  • IndyCar, Lights team owner resolve issues

    IndyCar and team owner Mark Olson have resolved issues stemming from a race in 2011.

    Nov 27 5:04 PM ET

  • Montoya in Indy car for 1st time since 2000

    Juan Pablo Montoya is turning laps in an Indy car again during his first official test with Penske Racing.

    Nov 25 5:51 PM ET

  • Russian driver Aleshin makes move to IndyCar

    Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed Russian driver Mikhail Aleshin for its second IndyCar entry in 2014.

    Nov 22 6:16 PM ET

  • Munoz to join Andretti's IndyCar stable in 2014

    Andretti Autosport will add Carlos Munoz to its IndyCar lineup next season.

    Nov 18 12:11 PM ET