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Male or Female – Passion Fuels Our Industry

Whether you’re a man or a woman, you can relate to that feeling this industry gives you and you want to immerse yourself in it. That’s what makes this industry great.

Intellectual Horsepower – Ep. 4

Ahead of the NHRA’s stop at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, we got a chance to sit down with Top Fuel driver Clay Millican to talk racing and much more.

Helio Castroneves Joins Four-Time Indy 500 Winners Club

Helio Castroneves joined the exclusive club of four-time Indianapolis 500 winners this past weekend with a victory Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Castroneves joins A.J. Foyt (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977), Al Unser (1970, 1971, 1978, 1987) and Rick Mears (1979, 1984, 1988, 1991) as four-time winners of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” The Brazilian’s previous

Paretta Autosport’s Mostly Female Crew Makes History at Indy 500

For the first time in the 105-year history of the Indianapolis 500, a team comprised primarily of women has competed in the world’s largest sporting event. It was a dream brought to reality by long-time motorsport executive and team principal Beth Paretta, who launched Paretta Autosport just four months ago with the idea of creating

Paretta Autosport Makes Indy 500 Field

Qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 held its reputation for coming down to the wire on “Bump Day” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The No. 16 Paretta Autosport/Rocket Pro TPO Chevy of Simona De Silvestro was one of five entrants for the 105th annual Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge attempting to grab the final three spots for

IndyCar Legend Bobby Unser, Dead at 87

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser, who was one of the most colorful, outspoken and popular drivers in the history of IndyCar, died on Sunday, May 2, at his New Mexico home. He was 87. Unser won the Indianapolis 500 in 1968, 1975 and 1981. He is one of just 10 drivers to win the

Pennzoil Named Official Motor Oil and Lubricant of IndyCar

Pennzoil has become the Official Motor Oil and Lubricant Partner of IndyCar and the NTT IndyCar Series. The new and dynamic multi-year partnership begins this weekend with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst at Barber Motorsports Park. The expansive agreement also includes Pennzoil becoming the sponsor of the Pennzoil Technical Inspection area at

Female-Led Ownership Group Launches NTT IndyCar Team

Paretta Autosport, a new NTT IndyCar Series race team spearheaded by female automotive and motorsports executive Beth Paretta, has announced its entry for the 105th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. 2010 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Simona De Silvestro has been announced as the driver for Paretta Autosport, which will utilize Chevrolet power and

NTT IndyCar Series 2021 Schedule Announced

Officials from IndyCar have announced the NTT IndyCar Series schedule for this year. The 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 26, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Long Beach is one of the foundational and longest-running events on the schedule. Additionally, a three-race, three-weekend west coast swing will complete

Intellectual Horsepower – Ep. 1

Welcome to Intellectual Horsepower, Engine Builder’s new podcast covering engine building, racing and performance topics. This episode we talk about NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar, and more.

IndyCar Reaches Multi-Year Extension with Engine Partners

IndyCar has reached a new, multi-year extension with engine partners Honda and Chevrolet, taking their partnership well into the end of the decade and providing stability and innovation for the NTT IndyCar Series. “To be able to announce a long-term, multi-year extension with our two great partners is phenomenal,” IndyCar President Jay Frye said. “It’s

INDYCAR, IMS Announce ‘Race For Equality & Change’ Initiative

INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) have announced the “Race for Equality & Change,” a major effort to support diversity and inclusivity across the INDYCAR industry. A key pillar of “Race for Equality & Change” will be a $1 million fund to fuel internal and external programs and initiatives that will create fundamental change. “As