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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Bourdais, Dixon, Grosjean offer items for charity auction

Four-time Champ Car World Series champion Sebastien Bourdais, who will start his ninth Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, is well known for his charitable work, particularly with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in his U.S. hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida. Bourdais and some of his fellow NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers are utilizing the excitement of the 105th Running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” to support All Children’s Hospital through a charity auction. For years, Bourdais has...

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Celebrate Mario Andretti’s career by owning a 1969 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

Hall of Fame Collection has recently been enjoying the celebration of Ron Burton’s 50 years of artist contributions to racing, and the sale continues with many of Burton’s rare items available at 50 percent off when using the code RONBURTON50 at checkout. Speaking of 50 years, it wasn’t that long ago that we honored the legendary Mario Andretti for the golden anniversary of his 1969 Indianapolis 500 victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it won’t be long before it has been 50 years...

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The Indy 500: Changing the Road for All

More than a century ago, Carl Fisher and three business partners purchased four 80-acre plots of farmland west of Indianapolis to build a proper proving ground for the emerging automobile industry. Today, we know their creation to be Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the test of man and machine they created is the Indianapolis 500, which will be held for the 105th time on May 30. So much of what we know today in automotive safety and innovation can be traced back...

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Scott Dixon now a six-time INDYCAR champion

Scott Dixon is building a career for the ages, and he added a sixth NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship to his resume Sunday by finishing third in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Dixon needed the strong result because his only threat to the title — Josef Newgarden of Team Penske — won the race for the second consecutive year, putting the pressure on Dixon to deliver. With Newgarden winning but not collecting the three additional bonus points, Dixon, who has...

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Behind the Visor – The story of Darren L. Jack’s personal collection

Motorsports and collecting are two passions many people share worldwide. When you combine the two and throw in the personality of someone like Hall of Fame Collection owner Darren L. Jack, you have a recipe for something extraordinary. Since the day he learned to walk Darren has had an abiding passion for both, extensively studying the finer details of all Motorsport history as well as collecting its memorabilia.  Today Darren invites us into his home to show us his personal collection,...

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Fernando Alonso Indy 500 items now available

As Fernando Alonso recently made his third attempt to complete the Triple Crown of motorsports — victories in the Indianapolis 500, Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans — he realized it might be his last for quite a while now that he has signed with Renault for the next two Formula One seasons. That’s because conflicting series schedules will keep him from making another oval run at Indianapolis Motor Speedway at least until 2023, and it’s anyone’s guess...

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Artwork inspired by legendary Imola battle signed by Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso had to overcome Michael Schumacher to become a Formula One champion, and this Simon Ward artwork illustrates a pivotal moment in the Spaniard’s career. Alonso held off Schumacher in this 2005 race at Imola as Schumacher was trying to remain in championship contention after three consecutive Renault victories to open the season. Alonso not only kept Schumi behind him, he went on to capture his third consecutive race victory in a season that produced seven wins and the series...

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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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