Castroneves, 2021 Indy 500 worth celebrating

The 105th Indianapolis 500 demonstrated the magical power of these races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the unique manner in which mere mortals become motorsports legends. Helio Castroneves’ introduction to U.S. open-wheel racing came in a four-man tryout for Tasman Motorsports’ 1996 Indy Lights team, and the young Brazilian almost didn’t get the gig due to being sick. But Castroneves impressed well enough to get the ride alongside boyhood friend Tony Kanaan, then finished second to Kanaan in the 1997 championship,...

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Celebrating over 50 years of Racing with Ron Burton

For years, reknowned artist Ron Burton was one of the most connected individuals in motorsports, and during his 50-year heyday he created spectacular original artwork of IndyCar, NASCAR, NHRA and Formula 1 drivers, races and signature moments. Burton began painting in the 1960s, and he once wrote that he “loved, lived and painted auto racing and auto racing art in the shadows of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway.” Many of Burton’s paintings and trophy designs are enshrined in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

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Caesars Palace GP had brief but important role in F1 history

The Caesars Palace Grand Prix was short-lived both in Formula One and CART, but the popular Las Vegas event left a lasting impression not only on those who attended but the 1981 World Championship in particular. Williams’ Carlos Reutemann entered the season-ending event with a single-point lead over Brabham’s Nelson Piquet, and Reutemann won the pole for the 75-lap race. It seemed he was poised to win what would be his first and only series championship. But Reutemann got a bad start...

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Rare Marco Andretti Star Wars IndyCar Helmet plus prize giveaway!

Marco Andretti continues to build on the famous Andretti family racing legacy this week by winning the pole for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The pole was the first for the third-generation driver at IMS and the first at the Speedway for the family since Mario Andretti won the last of his three Indy poles in 1987. Surprisingly, Michael Andretti never won a pole at IMS in his 16 starts there despite leading a total 431 race laps,...

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Affordable IndyCar Memorabilia

In today’s video Darren L. Jack takes a look at some of our smaller items which have been race worn by IndyCar drivers. These gloves, boots, nomex and visors are available now at very affordable prices. Check out the YouTube video for more information and remember to like and subscribe to our channel.

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