The 78-year-old IndyCar team owner and four-time Indy 500 champion had been suffering from pain in his left leg for months and was hoping to put off surgery until after the season.
Helio Castroneves said that he was “very shocked” to learn his race-winning car at Texas had failed post-race inspection.
IndyCar has fined Team Penske $35,000 and docked it 15 entrant points because the underwing on Helio Castroneves’ race-winning car at Texas didn’t meet specifications.
Helio Castroneves’ fourth IndyCar victory at Texas was much different than his other ones.
Rahal is back at Texas Motor Speedway, where last June he was out in front and seemingly on his way to finally winning again when he drifted too high and brushed the wall.
Tony Kanaan is close to his bucking bulls this week. Kanaan owns two bulls, and keeps them on a ranch in Stephenville, about 100 miles away from the Texas Motor Speedway.
Racers Justin Wilson and Graham Rahal stopped by New School to talk about this weekend’s Firestone 550, Europeans with bad teeth and Brett Michaels.
Two teachers from an Oklahoma school demolished by a tornado will be co-grand marshals at the IndyCar Series race Saturday night in Texas.
Panther Racing announced Wednesday that Oriol Servia will drive the No. 4 car in Saturday’s race at the Texas Motor Speedway.
Danica Patrick says she does not plan to race in this year’s Indianapolis 500 because she wants to concentrate on her first full-time season in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series.
Texas Motor Speedway is set to host an IndyCar race for the 17th year in a row next June. The announcement ends speculation about the immediate future of the open-wheel series at the Fort Worth track.
IndyCar has docked Justin Wilson five points and fined Dale Coyne Racing $7,500 for failing a post-race inspection after the team’s win at Texas Motor Speedway.