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    Motorsport: Chevy reveals SS pace car at the Brickyard
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    Last season Chevy reskinned and rebranded its NASCAR stock racer after the new SS, so we knew it would only be a matter of time before the Bowtie brand's latest muscle sedan would be pressed into duty as a pace car. And now that time has come. At the Sprint Cup race next weekend at the ...

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    Video: Indy pit crew's point of view courtesy of Google Glass
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    Let's make a new rule. From here on out, all racecar drivers and pit crew members must wear Google Glass during the race. While they'd all look pretty ridiculous, at least we'd get more videos like this one. In this particular video, Graham Rahal and his teammates at Rahal Letterman Lanigan ...

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    Opinion: Jacques Villeneuve back at Indianapolis 500, racing still needs guys like you
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    Most of us sure didn't see this one coming - Jacques Villeneuve back in open-wheel racing in North America - and even better- taking part once again of the Indianapolis 500 event! While I was already looking forward to following his upcoming full season of Rallycross with Peugeot, Villeneuve's ...

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    Report: Indianapolis plans for all-EV, hybrid fleet
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    Indianapolis is moving to replace its entire vehicle fleet with electric and plug-in hybrid options. The Detroit News reports mayor Greg Ballard signed an executive order this week that will see Indianapolis replace its sedans with EVs. Over time, the municipality will work in natural ...

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    Official: McLaren celebrates 40th anniversary of Indy win
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    When McLaren was bringing its new MP4-12C to the United States, there were fears that Americans wouldn't recognize the name. After all, the team from Woking is known principally for competing in Formula One, which has had a spotty presence in the North America at best. Those fears proved to be ...

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    Video: Indy 500 fixture Jim Nabors to miss this year's race [w/video]
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    Jim Nabors wasn't born or raised in Indiana, and he doesn't live there. Yet that hasn't prevented him from becoming one of the US state's favourite sons. Singing "Back Home Again In Indiana" before the vast majority of Indianapolis 500 races over the past 40 years will do that for a guy. But this ...

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    Report: Alex Tagliani is first Canadian to earn Indy 500 pole position
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    Most motor races take place over a weekend, but the Indianapolis 500 is not most races. "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" plays out over the course of weeks, with numerous practice sessions, extensive qualifying heats and finally the race itself. And with qualifying completed, Alex Tagliani has ...

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    Official: Indy 500 centenary commemorated on U.S. postage stamp
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    To celebrate the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the United States Postal Service is releasing a run of 50 million first-class mail stamps depicting Ray Harroun and his Marmon Wasp winning the 1911 race. The stamp features a slick art deco aesthetic and was released this week ahead of Fast ...

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    Hot Wheels world record jump at Indy 500 starting to take shape
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    The ramp designed to propel Hot Wheels' mystery driver to world record glory at the 100th Indianapolis 500 is starting to take shape. The ramp doesn't look quite like it did in Hot Wheels' original rendering, but it's still an enormous and terrifying structure. Don't believe us? Check out a full ...

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    Video: Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary '65 Lotus at Indy
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    Dario Franchitti drives Jim Clark's legendary Lotus 38 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We're sure that open-wheel hero Dario Franchitti has managed to realize quite a few of his four-wheeled dreams over the years, but he's only just managed to top them all with a drive of Jim ...

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