Tag: indianapolis

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    Welcome to America’s speedway! The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was built on 328 acres of farmland 7 miles north-west of downtown Indianapolis in the spring of 1909. It didn’t start out as one of the most famous racetracks in the world. It was planned as a year-round testing facility for the fast-growing automobile industry in Indiana. […]

  • Milwaukee Mile

    The Milwaukee Mile is a racetrack found in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA. It has been one of the main venues for American motor sports since 1903, holding at least one race a year. It is officially the oldest operating motor speedway throughout the world, with Indianapolis Motor Speedway beginning eight years later in 1911. The […]

  • O’Reilly Gears Up For Fantastic New Season

    The O’Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis has got fans excited after releasing the details of the 2009 racing schedule earlier this week. The park will see favorites such as NHRA, NASCAR and ...

  • Schumacher Sweeps Up At U.S. Nationals

    There was a lot of racing action worth taking note of this past long weekend at the U.S. Nationals, but despite that there was only one name on everybody’s lips: Schumacher. The 39-year-old ...

  • Indy 500 Results – Victory for Dixon

    The Indy 500 is one of the most prestigious races in North America and each year it receives plenty of media attention. This year was certainly no different and the race proved to be full of ...

  • 30th Annual Memorabilia Show This Weekend

    What began as essentially a "swap meet" among a relatively small group of racing collectible enthusiasts has now reached its 30th Anniversary. The National Auto Racing Memorabilia Show has ...

  • Danica Patrick Wins the Japan 300

    Since her arrival on the international racing scene at the 2005 Indianapolis 500, Danica Patrick has been burning rubber and delighting fans. Now she has also made her way into the history ...

  • A Force to be Reckoned With

    Ashley Force was born on 29 November 1982 – the daughter of John and Laurie Force. John Force has been National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) champion fourteen times, so it came as no surprise ...

  • Indianapolis 500

    The year 1911 marks the beginning of the Indianapolis 500 making it the oldest and richest motoring event to ever have taken place. This American open-wheel event occurs every year on the ...

  • Offenhauser’s Golden Decade at the Indy 500

    Perhaps no racing name is more closely linked with the Indianapolis 500 than Offenhauser. This venerable engine manufacturer was a dominant force at The Brickyard from the early 1930s up until ...

  • The Strangest Indy 500 Tradition

    A racing event with a history as long as the Indy 500 is sure to have spawned more than a few traditions, but the "Milk Drinking" post-race ritual is surely the strangest. It was way back in ...

  • The First Indy 500

    As millions of auto racing fans shift into high gear for the 91st Indianapolis 500 race on May 27 of 2007, let's take a moment to reflect back on the humble beginnings of this historic race.