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Michael Shank still determined to enter Indy 500

Michael Shank still determined to enter Indy 500

Although Michael Shank Racing has sold its Dallara DW12 car to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, team owner Michael Shank is not giving up on his dream to compete in IndyCar. Shank, who manages a full-time team in Grand-Am’s Rolex Sports Car Series, is determined to enter this year’s Indianapolis 500 and […]

Tristan Vautier gets promoted to IndyCar this season

Tristan Vautier gets promoted to IndyCar this season

Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier will make the move to IndyCar this season. The 23-year-old Frenchman told Autoweek that he has agreed to join Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in a two-car effort in 2013 that includes fellow countryman Simon Pagenaud. The two French drivers worked together in December during a test […]

Impact: Al Unser, Jr. Indy 500 winner arrested for DWI

Impact: Al Unser, Jr. Indy 500 winner arrested for DWI

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico after authorities said he was driving more than 100 mph, officials at the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department said. Around 3 a.m. , officials say Unser, 49, was […]

1969 Camaro is the best Chevrolet of all times

1969 Camaro is the best Chevrolet of all times

Chevrolet fans have voted the 1969 Camaro to be the best Chevy of all times, being appreciated for the iconic easy-to-spot design and also for the fact that it had a ZL1 version, equipped with a high performance aluminum engine. “Chevy produced its second Camaro Indianapolis 500 pace car and […]

Dan Wheldon won Indianapolis 500

Dan Wheldon won Indianapolis 500

Dan Wheldon won the Indianapolis 500 on its 100th anniversary after rookie JR Hildebrand crashed into the wall within sight of the finish. The Englishman looked set to finish in second place for the third year running until leader JR Hildebrand crashed into the wall on the very last turn. […]

Tag Heuer Indy 500 chronograph unveiled

Tag Heuer Indy 500 chronograph unveiled

To celebrate 100 years of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Swiss watchmaker will produce a special edition. The limited edition watch is called the Indy 500 Centennial Chronograph. It boasts a grey stylized dial patterned after the famous “Yard of Bricks” start and finish line of the Indianapolis Motor […]