Young fan of Scott Dixon writes letter of the year

Alternate headline: Future Indycar blogger pens first post Most talk about racing involves complaining about something, but here’s the opposite – a dose of good feelings shared by all. In the aftermath of Mr Dixon’s “wild ride” at IMS, a young fan has written a letter to Indycar thanking them for keeping Scott from serious harm. […]

Brain Dump: Indianapolis 500 2017

Maybe several years down the line we’ll think of the 2017 Indianapolis 500 for something other than “the year Fernando Alonso consumed all media”, but for now that was definitely the story all month. Every day Alonso was on the track in May race fans were subjected to countless. . .what’s the plural of analysis? […]

The 33rd entry has arrived

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing can’t have the storied Field of 33 without 33 entries. Problem solved. From the Juncos Racing release: “I am pleased to announce that Sebastian Saavedra will drive the No. 17 AFS/ Juncos Racing in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500,” said Juncos Racing owner Ricardo Juncos. “Sebastian’s IndyCar oval […]

Reality shattered: Fernando Alonso to race in the Indy 500

After losing ALL FOUR cars to some sort of power-related gremlins at Long Beach, many Indycar fans lamented at the bad week Andretti Autosport was having. Well friends, lament no further! After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines. On May 28 2017, McLaren […]