For the last 90 laps of the Indy 500, Rossi’s team strategist wanted him to do the impossible—go farther than the fuel he had could take him.
Alex Kincaid4 min read
100 for 100: Here’s to You, Race Fans
An estimated 350,000 people attended to see Lady Gaga take a two-seater ride with 500 legend Mario Andretti, and to watch Alexander Rossi cross the finish line on fumes then get a tow to Victory Lane.
Darryl Smith4 min read
What a Weekend: Best Moments of the Indy 500 in Photos
IM Editors, Tony Valainis, Kate Shoup, Wil Foster, John Barna and Darryl Smith1 min read
Indy 500 Red Carpet Photos
Tony Valainis1 min read
James Hinchcliffe on His First Indy 500 Pole
While some drivers put in headphones and get themselves pumped up before a race, Hinchcliffe likes to crack jokes with his team until they put him into the car.
Alex Kincaid2 min read
Q&A: Pippa Mann on Being the Only Woman in the Indy 500
“The car can’t tell what color it’s painted, it can’t tell what color my helmet is, and it can’t tell what gender I am when I’m driving it,” says Mann. “I’m just one of the drivers in the race.”
Alex Kincaid9 min read
Driving Forces: Danger and Safety at the Indy 500
The race and related on-track activities have claimed the lives of at least 54 drivers, mechanics, IMS workers, and spectators since 1911. But innovation in safety procedures and technology have tempered the tragedy.
Adam Wren1 min read
Skrillex Comes to the Snake Pit
“Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines. And let the bass drop!”