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Gallery: INDYCAR Grand Prix Weekend

The weekend concluded with Will Power atop the podium, the third win at Indy in the fifth year of the event. Can you say dynasty?

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2017 Rev Recap

When you hang around race tracks as much as I do (read: a lot), it becomes almost impossible to envision drivers dressed anything but a fire suit. You assume they wear one all the time—when they mow the lawn, when they visit the dentist, when they go out for ice cream. Saturday’s Rev event at […]

Alexander Rossi
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Indy 500 Winners Rossi, Dixon Gear Up for ESPYs

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.

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What a Weekend: Best Moments of the Indy 500 in Photos

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Welcome Back, Buddy Lazier

At age 48, Lazier has the most experience of anyone in the race. However, team owners are not interested in signing him to drive for their team. Rather, team owners are on the lookout for the youngest talent they can find.

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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.

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Arie Luyendyk on Driving Faster Than Anyone—Ever—at Indy

“All I can compare it to is going down a ski slope. You’re making those long, winding turns. You feel the skis about to lose their grip, getting away from you—but not quite.”

Pippa Mann
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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.”

Rick Mears
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Rick Mears on the Indy 500 Win That Got Away

You’re fighting for fractions of a second all the time out there. That isn’t even a blink of an eye, but at the speeds you race at, that turns into footage. Half a car length, a car length—whatever it was. In my eyes, it was a mile.

Max Chilton
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IndyCar Meet-and-Greet: Max Chilton

“Since I’ve been over here for a year and a half, I’ve had more success on ovals than I’ve had on road courses,” says Chilton. “Hopefully that pays dividends come May 29.”

Charlie Kimball
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Charlie Kimball Has Indy in His Blood Now

Driver Charlie Kimball has diabetes, but if anything in his blood is driving him to win, it’s not glucose. It’s the mystique of Indy.

Riley Champions
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A Meeting of Champions at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Chloe wants to do all she can to help the kids currently staying at Riley, because she knows what it’s like to be stuck in a hospital bed, wishing she were someplace else.

Mikhail Aleshin
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IndyCar Meet-and-Greet: Mikhail Aleshin

“It is a team very hungry for victories,” Aleshin says. “It feels good to be back, and these guys mean a lot to me.”

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See Tony Kanaan’s Month-of-May House

If you live in this family-friendly neighborhood, you might pass–or more likely, be passed by–the 2013 Indy 500 champ.

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Up to Speed: On Watching a Son’s First Indy 500

“It’s very nerve-wracking for me when Graham is racing,” says Bobby Rahal, “especially on ovals because of the speed.”