Kurt Darling

Kurt Darling

DETROIT — The NTT IndyCar Series has come down from the high of an exceptional ending to the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago. It’s onward and upward this weekend on the streets of Detroit for a doubleheader weekend at Belle Isle. Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves will not be racing this […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Helio Castroneves is now a member of fabled company in Indianapolis 500 lore. Outlasting a duel with Alex Palou in the closing laps of the race, Castroneves joins A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, and Rick Mears as a four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves led the final lap of the fastest Indianapolis […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Fans will be in the stands for the first time since 2019 to bear witness to the running of the Indianapolis 500. Much less than during a normal race weekend, but nonetheless people will be seats to the tune of 135,000 fans, which is 40-percent of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s whopping 257,000 […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — It was a day filled with jubilation and drama as a handful of drivers took their final qualifying runs in order to secure their spot in the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. Scott Dixon secured his fourth career pole in the Indianapolis 500, with a four-lap qualifying average of 231.685 […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — With 35 cars vying for 33 spots in the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500, it was a stressful, dramatic, and relieving first day of qualifying for the race. On Saturday, positions 10-30 were set in stone with all 35 drivers entered take a qualifying lap. Some had to take more runs […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Fast Friday saw the Honda engines dominate in the conversation of raw speed. With an extra boost of horsepower and cars trimmed out in preparation for qualifying, nine of the fastest ten cars on the overall speed chart were drivers of Honda-powered cars, led by the Ganassi drivers of Scott Dixon and […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — A warmer day brought some hot moments on the track in Day Three of practice for the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500. The day started with an incident between Colton Herta and Scott McLaughlin, who got into each other in Turn Four shortly after practice started. The incident forced Herta high […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The rain stayed away while temperatures climbed higher on Day Two of practice for the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Wednesday. It was once again a day of lots of pack-running and figuring out race day set-ups for most of the drivers who turned over 3,200 laps individual laps. Scott […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Dodging intermittent sprinkles on a mostly overcast day, it was a productive opening day of practice for the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500. Five different teams occupied the top five spots on the speed chart with Team Penske’s Will Power setting the early pace with a lap at 226.470. “I felt […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The goal for Paretta Autosport is twofold. The first is to field a competitive team in order to qualify for the Indianapolis 500. Second, to give women an avenue to have a viable career in motorsports. “We want to be a place for women already in motorsports to come to,” said team principal […]