Dale Coyne Racing pit crew member Daniel Jang, part of Tristan Vautier's No. 18 crew, suffered a broken right ankle when he was hit by James Davison's car during a round of pit stops just past the halfway point in Sunday's Indianapolis 500.
Sunday's 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 began with a wreck involving Sage Karam, Takuma Sato and Ryan Briscoe on the opening lap, putting Karam out of the race.
IndyCar Series driver Carlos Huertas has been ruled out of Sunday's 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 due to an inner ear problem.
Five drivers competing in this year's Indy 500 have won this race in the past -- Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Tony Kanaan and Juan Pablo Montoya. Castroneves is the only one of those five that has won it multiple times. His third and most recent victory in the Indy 500 happened in 2009.
Ryan Briscoe is expected to replace injured driver James Hinchcliffe in Sunday's Indianapolis 500, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.
The Indianapolis 500 has long been one of the biggest auto racing events in the world, but this year's race is being surrounded by safety concerns following several major crashes that have happened during practice.
James Hinchcliffe suffered an injury to his upper left thigh and underwent surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital after he was involved in a major wreck during practice for the Indianapolis 500 on Monday.
Scott Dixon will start on the pole for the May 24th Indianapolis 500 after posting a four-lap average speed of 226.760 mph in Sunday's qualifying session, which had to be revised following Ed Carpenter's spectacular crash in morning practice.
Ed Carpenter escaped injury when he was involved in a frightening accident during Sunday morning's practice session for the Indianapolis 500.
Persistent rain at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday forced the postponement of qualifications for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 until Sunday.
Will Power continued Team Penske's streak of pole wins this season after topping the time/speed charts in Friday's qualifying for the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Saturday's race at the IMS road course is the fifth event on this year's IndyCar schedule. There have been four different winners this season: Juan Pablo Montoya (St. Petersburg, Florida), James Hinchcliffe (NOLA Motorsports Park), Scott Dixon (Long Beach, California) and Josef Newgarden (Barber Motorsports Park). Newgarden became a first-time winner in the series.
When it's the month of May in the IndyCar Series, that can mean only thing -- Indianapolis.
Helio Castroneves claimed the pole position for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, while his teammates Will Power and Simon Pagenaud qualified second and third to give Team Penske a 1-2-3 sweep in Saturday's qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park.
This will be the sixth time IndyCar competes at this 2.3-mile, 17-turn road course. Dixon, a three-time champion in the series, finished second in each of the first four races here from 2010-13. He placed third in last year's event.
Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach after setting a new track record in Saturday's IndyCar Series qualifying.
Heading into Sunday's 80-lap race at Long Beach, Montoya holds a 10-point lead over second-place and teammate Helio Castroneves, while Power, a Penske driver and defending IndyCar champion, is 14 points out of the lead. Hinchcliffe is 19 behind.
Severe weather conditions forced IndyCar Series officials to call off qualifying for the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana on Saturday at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Sunday's 75-lap event at this new 2.74-mile, 13-turn road course will be the first major auto race to be held in Louisiana since a 1955 IMSA GT event in New Orleans.
Reigning IndyCar Series champion Will Power claimed the pole for Sunday's season-opening race, while his teammates, Simon Pagenaud, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya, qualified second through fourth to give Team Penske a sweep of the first two starting rows.
IndyCar teams have been familiarizing themselves with the new aero kit in preseason testing earlier this month. In Friday's first practice session for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Team Penske driver and reigning series champion Will Power, in his Chevy-powered car, topped the time charts with a lap around this 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit in 1 minute, 1.4709 seconds (105.416 mph). His teammates, Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves, were second and third, respectively, on the charts. Jack Hawksworth, driving for A.J. Foyt Enterprises this season, was the quickest Honda driver, placing sixth.
Seven months after running its last race, the Verizon IndyCar Series is back on track with its 2015 season opener this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida.
IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The IndyCar schedule for 2015 will feature a total of 17 races, highlighted, as always, by the Indianapolis 500 in May.
Team Penske announced on Monday that Simon Pagenaud will drive a new fourth car for the racing organization in the IndyCar Series, beginning with the 2015 season.
IndyCar Series rookie driver Mikhail Aleshin sustained injuries when he was involved in a serious multi-car accident during Friday night's final practice session at Auto Club Speedway.
Helio Castroneves won the pole position and earned a bonus point, while his Team Penske teammate and championship leader, Will Power, qualified 21st for Saturday night's IndyCar Series season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway.
Power currently holds a 50-point lead over Castroneves, while Pagenaud trails by 81 points. Castroneves earned a bonus point for winning Friday' qualifying at Fontana. Power qualified 21st, and Pagenaud placed 13th.
Will Power added a bonus point to his championship lead in the IndyCar Series by winning the pole for Sunday's race at Sonoma Raceway.
Power, who scored his 24th career IndyCar win but just his third on an oval, increased his points lead from four to 39 over Helio Castroneves, his Team Penske teammate, at Milwaukee.
Will Power will start on the pole for Sunday's IndyCar Series race after topping the charts in qualifying at The Milwaukee Mile.
With the Milwaukee Mile, Sonoma Raceway and Auto Club Speedway left on the 2014 IndyCar schedule, Power holds only a four-point lead over Helio Castroneves, his teammate at Team Penske.
Sebastien Bourdais dealt with wet track conditions and topped Josef Newgarden in the closing seconds of Saturday's qualifying to win the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Helio Castroneves from Team Penske currently holds a 13-point lead over second-place and teammate Will Power. Castroneves has one victory this season, which came in the second race of the weekend doubleheader at Detroit in June. The week prior to Detroit, he was the runner-up in the Indianapolis 500, finishing only 0.06 seconds behind race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay.
Persistent rain forced IndyCar Series officials to postpone Saturday's race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto weekend doubleheader until the following day.
Sebastien Bourdais will start on the pole for the first race in the Honda Indy Toronto weekend doubleheader after topping the charts in Saturday morning's qualifying.
Scott Dixon won the pole for Saturday's 300- lap IndyCar Series race, while his teammate, Tony Kanaan, qualified second to give Chip Ganassi Racing a sweep of the front starting row at Iowa Speedway.
Andretti Autosport has won five of the seven races at Iowa, including the last four (Tony Kanaan 2010, Marco Andretti 2011, Ryan Hunter-Reay 2012 and James Hinchcliffe 2013).
Juan Pablo Montoya will start on the pole in an IndyCar Series race for the first time after winning Saturday's qualifying for the Pocono IndyCar 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the second race in the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader after posting the fastest lap in Sunday morning's qualifying.
Simon Pagenaud will start on the pole for the first race in the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader after topping the charts in Saturday morning's qualifying.
Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves is very happy that changes have been made to that area of the circuit after he was a victim of circumstance there in both races last year. Track workers grinded a bump that was in turn 1. The bump had caused damage to Castroneves' car in the first and second events.
With every passing day, it seems instant gratification is becoming more of a human necessity rather than a luxury.
Will Power won the pole for Saturday night's Firestone 600 and added another point to his lead in the IndyCar Series championship standings by topping the charts in Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
With the win, Castroneves climbed up to second in the IndyCar championship standings, 19 points behind Power.
Takuma Sato will start on the pole for Sunday's second race in the IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend at Detroit's Belle Isle Park after topping Helio Castroneves in qualifying.
Helio Castroneves won the pole position for the first race in the IndyCar Series doubleheader weekend in Detroit, while Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay qualified 21st after brushing the wall in Saturday morning's qualifying session.
After beating Helio Castroneves to the finish line by only 0.060 seconds, Hunter-Reay collected $2.49 million for his victory in the Indy 500. He also took over the lead in the championship point standings. Hunter-Reay holds a 40-point advantage over Will Power. Castroneves trails by 54.