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Whether it's the world famous Indy500, Brickyard 400, IZOD IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Speedrome or Hoosier 100, there are so many racing events that take place in this great city, the racing capital of the world. Below are the latest racing related headlines.

Supercross in Indianapolis: Photos and Results

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I’ve been going to Supercross in Indianapolis for more than 10 years, but this one was a little different for me. Maybe it was the fact that I took three kids with me this time. Maybe it was the fact that with Chad Reed out, I had no rider to fangirl over. Maybe it was […]

Lucas Oil Raceway Smokin’ as NHRA Concludes Chevrolet U.S. Performance Nationals

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Lucas Oil Raceway was smokin’ as the NHRA wrapped up the last day of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Monday. It was the 59th installment of what is perhaps the most celebrated, oldest, richest, and most prestigious drag race in the world. It is also the final event of the NHRA’s regular season, with […]

20th Brickyard 400 Kicks Off Sunday at 1pm

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will descend on the legendary 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the 20th annual Brickyard 400 kicks off Sunday, July 28 at 1 pm. The big question is whether Jimmie Johnson can get his 5th win in Indy, or whether rivals like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards, […]

No Speeding Tickets on Wild Wednesday at Lucas Oil Raceway

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Are speed limits holding you back? Do you have a “need for speed?” If so, then “Wild Wednesday Street Legals and Slick Tire Test and Tune” at Lucas Oil Raceway is the perfect opportunity to put your car to the test and “unleash hell.” You don’t have to have a reason for wanting to go […]

Former Colts QB Jim Harbaugh to Drive Indy500 Pace Car

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The man who once played quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, who coached Andrew Luck in Stanford University before eventually becoming the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will return to Indianapolis, only this time it has nothing to do with NFL football. Instead, he has been chosen to drive this year’s Indianapolis 500 pace […]

See the Monster Energy AMA Supercross FIM World Championship

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The Monster Energy AMA Supercross FIM World Championship is coming to Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, Mar 16, 2013. For millions of Americans, motorcycling is the preferred mode of transportation, whether for riding to work or weekend recreation. But for a hardcore minority of motorcycle enthusiasts, only the thrill of extreme competition […]

Get Ready to Rumble! Monster Jam is Coming to Lucas Oil Stadium

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Get ready to rumble! Monster Jam® is coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, January 26, 2013. This year’s event is sponsored by Advance Auto Parts, and will feature some of the biggest and baddest monster trucks on the planet—no basic transportation here! These amazing machines will face off in two different competitions – Racing […]

Auto Racing in and Around Indy for the Remainder of May, 2011

Indianapolis sports, auto racing in particular, are never more in the world limelight than during the month of May. That’s when dozens of Indianapolis events that have sprung up over the generations around the main event, the Indianapolis 500-mile race, inundating the Circle City with a sense of speed and vibrant life force. It’s an […]

Jeff Gordon: Indiana Racing Legend

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Jeff Gordon was born August 4, 1971 in Vallejo, California. He currently drives the #24 Dupont/Pepsi/United States National Guard Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Gordon began driving go-karts on a makeshift racetrack with his stepfather at the age of five, and was driving quarter midgets by six. He won 35 main events […]

Jamie McMurray Wins Brickyard 400

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With temperatures hovering in the mid-80s and occasional cloud cover giving fans a respite from the baking heat of the previous two afternoons, Sunday was a good day to attend the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Unfortunately for race officials, fan attendance continued to decline. The crowd was estimated at 140,000, which was […]

Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (July 23-26)

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway comes to life for the second time this Summer for Indianapolis sports with the Brickyard 400 July 23 to 26, 2010. Practice starts Friday, July 23, 2010. Qualifications Day take over Saturday, July 24 with Race Day on Sunday, July 25. Tickets Friday are $10.00, Saturday are $15.00. Race Day tickets […]

IZOD IndyCar Series: New Car Decision Announced

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It was a big week for the IZOD IndyCar Series. On Wednesday they hosted an event at the Indianapolis Museum of Art to announce which company earned the right to produce chassis for the series beginning in 2012. Among the groups competing for the contract included current chassis manufacturer Dallara, along with Lola Cars, Swift […]

Indianapolis 500: Primed for Pole Day

Heading into the Month of May, it was assumed the Chip Ganassi and Roger Penske race teams would dominate the speed charts at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  They had, after all, combined to win four of the first five races in the IZOD IndyCar Series, and Will Power, Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti […]

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Revs Up with Indy 500 Events

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially opened for racing last weekend. Opening day at the track has long been considered the first day of Summer for many Indianapolis 500 race fans. Each year, before droves of fans pour into the Circle City to cheer on their favorite teams and drivers, Hoosiers have a chance to preview […]

Get Up and Move at the Chase 500 Festival Kids Day

So far, the month of May in Indy has been rainy, chilly, and a little dreary. But it’s nothing IndyCar fans aren’t used to, and citizens of the Circle City have still been out in full force this month to support the plethora of Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Indy 500) events. This weekend, prepare for more 500 Festival […]

Firestone Freedom 100: Indy Racing Tradition

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The Firestone Freedom 100 is the biggest race on the Firestone Indy Lights Series schedule.  Hosted at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Friday before the Indy 500, the Freedom 100 is a 40-lap race that immediately follows the final practice session for the IZOD IndyCar Series regulars.  It has become a fan favorite […]

Mario Andretti Crowns 500 Queen During Breakfast at the Brickyard

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When the 2010 Indianapolis 500 Festival Breakfast rolls around this month, legendary Indianapolis 500-mile race winner Mario Andretti will once again be on hand to celebrate alongside racing fans from all over Indiana, the United States and the world. This year, the racing star has a pleasant mission: to crown the winning 500 Festival queen. […]

Breakfast at the Brickyard: An Indianapolis Tradition

May in Indianapolis is officially in full swing. With last weekend’s chilly running of the 34th annual Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, Indy residents embraced the first waves of  race season excitement in in the Circle City. And the city can begin preparing now for the next big event celebrating the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (the Indy […]

Indianapolis 500 Winner: Dario Franchitti

Early Years: Dario Franchitti was born May 19, 1973 in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Currently, he lives in Nashville Tennessee with wife Ashley Judd. Franchitti first to rose to prominence when he won the Karting Scottish Junior Championship in 1984.  He then went on to win the British Junior Championship in 1985 and 1986, and then the […]

Indianapolis 500 Legend: A.J. Foyt

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Anthony Joseph Foyt Jr. was born January 16, 1935 in Houston Texas.  He is a retired race car driver and the adopted father of Larry Foyt, a semi-retired NASCAR and IRL driver, and the grandfather of A.J. Foyt IV, an IZOD IndyCar Series regular since 2003.  Currently he owns and operates A.J. Foyt Enterprises. Racing […]