Winter Indy Tweetup coming soon…

Last year’s Winter Indy Tweetup went down memorably amongst the IndyCar fanbase (and especially for those on the event’s RSVP list) when word got out about the WIT group’s tour of the basement of Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Hall of Fame Museum — a veritable Heaven on Earth for Brickyard fans and car buffs. We don’t […]

Edmonton Indy back on track?

The Edmonton Sun is now reporting that the City Council has voted to revive the Edmonton Indy event that was cancelled earlier this month. According to the Sun’s Michelle Thompson, the city will use $1 million from private partners and $2 million from parking revenue to make up the $3 million sum that caused negotiations […]

Judgment day for Edmonton Indy?

City council expected to make final decision today on potential race-saving deal Will the Edmonton Indy make a comeback? The answer may come down today as the Edmonton City Council is expected to make their choice on supporting a new deal that could save the IZOD IndyCar Series event at City Center Airport. Earlier this […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

There’s a lot to be thankful for in the IndyCar world. While the sport is far from perfect, its rehabilitation has definitely accelerated in recent months. One year ago, who would have thought that the series would have head-to-head-to-head engine competition to look forward to, a title sponsor that actually believes in the concept of […]

FAZZT targeting Chinese driver for 2011 ride?

GP2 veteran Ho-Pin Tung tests at Sebring, but a full-time drive may be next Back in 2009, rumors emerged about the possibility of IndyCar staging a race in China for 2012. I remember chatting with IndyCar commercial division president Terry Angstadt about it that year at Richmond International Raceway and he mentioned the potential for […]


Legendary carmaker joins Chevy and Honda in 2012 IndyCar engine lineup First, they hooked up with KV Racing Technology. Then, they revealed their plans to build an aero kit for 2012. And now, they’ll be the IZOD IndyCar Series’ third engine manufacturer that season as well. Today in Los Angeles, IndyCar confirmed that Lotus, a company with a cherished place […]

Firestone Indy Lights releases 2011 sked

New tracks include Trois-Rivieres, New Hampshire and Baltimore; Milwaukee back on docket as well The Firestone Indy Lights appears to have an interesting season on the horizon if their 2011 schedule is an indication. Six ovals and six road/street courses (five of them being the latter) make up the 12-race campaign, with three of the […]

Report: Lotus is third engine manufacturer for IndyCar 2012

After revealing plans this past summer to create an aero kit for the next generation of IndyCars, Lotus is set to announce that they’ll also become the IZOD IndyCar Series’ third engine manufacturer in 2012. A report by Curt Cavin of The Indianapolis Star says that confirmation will be made tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET […]

Notes: Speedway (Ind.) rolls out welcome mat for Dallara

Ground broken on IndyCar chassis maker’s future home The town of Speedway, Indiana took another step forward yesterday in its current redevelopment as it helped break ground on the new IndyCar manufacturing facility for chassis maker Dallara. In addition to being the home of the next generation of open-wheel machines, the center will also house […]

Wish granted

Honda ready to revive rivalry with Chevrolet in 2012 7A-ofQNqc_0[/youtube] Honda’s tenure as sole engine supplier to the IZOD IndyCar Series is set to come to an end — and they’re quite fine with that. It’s no secret that Honda, a company with a long and proud motorsports pedigree, has been itching for a […]

Can’t stop now

Chevy’s return is a step in the right direction, but there’s still plenty of rebuilding left for IndyCar ee_vKZ5ojno[/youtube] Leading up to today’s announcement of Chevrolet joining the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012, Louie Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” started to play through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Hall of Fame Museum — and was […]


American marque set to return to IndyCar in 2012 After a six-year absence, Chevrolet and General Motors will bring manufacturer competition back to the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012. The legendary American carmaker will challenge current IndyCar engine supplier Honda with a twin-turbocharged, direct-injection V6 engine. They’ll also align with Ilmor Engineering, which will end their current […]

Wanna see tomorrow’s announcement?

As you probably have read by now (and hopefully, you read that from Indy Racing Revolution), the IZOD IndyCar Series is holding a major announcement tomorrow morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We reckon it may have something to do with this. Anyway, you can get in on the announcement as well. Just point your […]

Justin Wilson set for second season with DRR

British driver Justin Wilson will return to Dreyer and Reinbold Racing in 2011. Wilson, a native of Sheffield, England, notched eight top-5 finishes and a pole in his first campaign for DRR last season. In a statement posted on his official web site, Wilson said that it was “really exciting” to re-up with the team. […]

IndyCar sets announcement for Friday morning

The IZOD IndyCar Series will hold an announcement on Friday morning at 10 a.m. ET in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Hall of Fame Museum. IndyCar’s press release on the announcement came with the title: “IZOD IndyCar Series Will Have Manufacturer Competition in 2012”. The first report of Chevrolet’s alleged return to IndyCar in the 2012 season, written […]