Ranking the Field for the Indianapolis 500: From 33 to 1

5/21/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

With the Indy 500 just days away, it’s time for those in the sport to hunker down and make a pick for the winner. Once again though, it&rsquo...

What to Watch For at the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500

5/20/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and with that the 97th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500. This year's field ag...

Ed Carpenter Wins the Pole for the Indianapolis 500

5/19/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

With the crowd at Indianapolis Motor Speedway cheering on their local hero, owner-driver and Indianapolis native Ed Carpenter put his #20 Fuzzy'...

The IndyCars Samba in Sao Paulo [Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 Live Thread]

5/5/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Last year, Will Power won at Sao Paulo. That wasn't the surprise. It was his third straight win at the Brazil street circuit (he's still th...

The IndyCars Take to the Streets of Long Beach [Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Live Thread}

4/21/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

At the end of Saturday's practice for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a whopping 18 cars were within a mere half second, and 24 cars out o...

IndyCar Looks for an Encore at Barber [Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Live Thread]

4/7/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The 2012 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park was an important event in the history of IndyCar. Prior to 2012, the races at ...

IndyCar's Cinderellas Hope to Make it Their Day [Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Live Thread]

3/24/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

At first glance, the IndyCar season opener at St. Petersburg is business as usual. Ho hum, Will Power is on the pole again for the 4th straight tim...

Start Your Engines: IndyCar Season Preview

3/19/13 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

After an interminably long offseason, this weekend the IZOD IndyCar Series begins its 2013 from the streets of St. Petersburg. As such, this week&#...

500 Miles to Decide a Champion [MAVTV 500 Live Thread]

9/15/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

After 14 races and plenty of fantastic racing, the IndyCar championship all comes down to tonight, and fittingly, it's a 500 mile race. The ven...

The Incredible Story of Alex Zanardi Gets Better With Paralympic Gold

9/5/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The story of Alex Zanardi is one of the most incredible and inspiring stories in sports, as I've chronicled before here. Today yet another laye...

After a Long Break, IndyCar Heads to Wine Country [GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma Live Thread]

8/26/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Hello again. It's been a while. Due to my vacation, the Olympics, and an unfortunately inactive race calendar, we haven't had an IndyCar li...

IndyCar Heads North for a Demolition Derby [Honda Indy Toronto Live Thread]

7/8/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

The IndyCar Series is known for being a finesse series, one where rubbin' isn't racin', since the cars won't let that happen. IndyC...

IndyCar Goes Short Tracking in Iowa [Iowa Corn Indy 250 Live Thread]

6/23/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Iowa Speedway does not conjure up thoughts of IndyCar racing, given the latter's reputation as being a "wine and cheese" sport, but i...

IndyCar Returns to the Milwaukee Mile, Will the Fans Return Too? [Milwaukee IndyFest Live Thread]

6/15/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Today's Milwaukee IndyFest is different in that what happens off the track matters more than what happens on it. After last year's disappoi...

Who Will Conquer the Streets of Belle Isle? [IndyCar Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Live Thread]

6/2/12 in IndyCar   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

IndyCar is still buzzing from what was unquestionably one of the best Indy 500's in history. At the end of the day, it was Dario Franchitti tak...