Patrick Heads Into NASCAR Homestretch With Few OptionsDanica Patrick said that there has been some discussion with other NASCAR teams about continuing her career next season. She also refuses to rule out a return to IndyCar. But she understands that both options are long shots.
Target Ends NASCAR Sponsorship With Chip Ganassi RacingTarget had served as the primary sponsor for Cup driver Kyle Larson since his debut in 2013. The 24-year-old Larson has emerged as one of the brightest young stars in NASCAR and has two wins and nine top-10 finishes this season.
Castroneves Wins In Iowa To End 3-Year DroughtAs he crossed the finish line for his first victory in three years, Helio Castroneves screamed "Finally! Finally!" over the radio to his joyous crew. The win on Sunday at Iowa Speedway was long overdue.
Power Wins Wild IndyCar Race At Texas Under CautionPower, who led 180 of the 248 laps, was the leader when Dixon got wrecked by Takuma Sato, and finished ahead of Tony Kanaan, who other drivers and at least one owner blamed for a big crash earlier that led to a nearly 31-minute red flag.
Turmoil For IndyCar With The Pack Back At Repaved Texas Motor SpeedwayAt Texas Motor Speedway, where over the past 20 years IndyCar has had some of its fastest and most exciting finishes, drivers quickly worked in a second groove on the 1½-mile track that was repaved earlier this year.
No Break For Dixon To Let Foot Heal Since Indy CrashIdeally, Dixon could have used a week or two off after a horrific crash at the Indianapolis 500 to let his foot heal. Instead, it was straight to Detroit the following weekend for IndyCar's only doubleheader, and now Texas Motor Speedway
Sato Holds Off Helio For Indy 500 WinTakuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the closing laps.
Dixon Takes 3rd Indy 500 Pole With Fastest Speeds In 21 YearsThe New Zealander finished with a four-lap average of 232.164 mph, claiming his third Indianapolis 500 pole with the best qualifying run in 21 years.
Indy 500 Fixture Jim McElreath Dies At 89Jim McElreath, a teenage dirt track racer who went on to become the 1962 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and race in 15 Indianapolis 500 races, has died. He was 89 years old.
IndyCar Tests At Reconfigured Texas Motor SpeedwayCastroneves and other IndyCar drivers, minus several Honda entries, tested there Wednesday. They got their first laps on the 1 1/2-mile track since it was completely repaved and significant changes made to Turns 1 and 2.
Hinchcliffe Grabs 1st Victory Since Near-Fatal CrashNot once did James Hinchcliffe think that his career was over after a near-fatal crash in 2015. The IndyCar star nearly bled to death after wrecking in practice at the Indianapolis 500, but he knew that he'd be back.
TMS To Repave Track & Reduce BankingThe Texas Motor Speedway is going to completely repave its track and reduce the high banking in the first and second turns. The project comes after NASCAR and IndyCar race weekends last year were hampered by rain.