Indianapolis 500

Scott Dixon pits during the IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 29, 2020 - 5:46 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Scott Dixon and Takuma Sato repeated their 20-lap shootout from the Indianapolis 500 a week ago, with Dixon reversing the finishing order Saturday by winning at World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis. Sato held off Dixon a week ago for his second Indy 500 victory in...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 24, 2020 - 3:22 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato won't waste any time wondering what might have happened if his teammate had not crashed in the closing laps of the Indianapolis 500. Scott Dixon might have run him down. Sato could have run out of gas. IndyCar maybe would have have thrown the red flag, setting up a...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 23, 2020 - 11:06 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At an eerily empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Takuma Sato snatched a second Indianapolis 500 victory in an odd and unsatisfying finish to “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Sato held off Scott Dixon and won under caution after teammate Spencer Pigot crashed with five laps...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, leads Marco Andretti into turn one during the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 23, 2020 - 5:44 pm
The Latest from the Indianapolis 500, which was delayed from Memorial Day weekend because of COVID-19: ___ 5:45 p.m. Takuma Sato has won his second Indianapolis 500 after Spencer Pigot crashed heavily exiting Turn 4, bringing out the caution with five laps remaining and forcing what had been a...
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Andy Guthormsen sets up outside of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis 500 auto race is being held without fans. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 23, 2020 - 2:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Kintonis refused to let COVID-19 derail his first Indianapolis 500 trip in years. The firefighter left Sedona, Arizona, on Saturday morning, drove 1,800 miles to Indianapolis and arrived at Gate 1 hours before Sunday's race just to hear the screaming engines at the...
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Mario Andretti, the 1969 Indy 500 winner, and grandson Marco, the pole-sitter for Sunday’s race, make a surprise visit to longtime ticket holder to Brenda Hamm in downtown Speedway, Indianapolis on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jenna Fryer)
August 22, 2020 - 3:57 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Riding shotgun alongside his grandfather, Marco Andretti was at the front of 33 bright red convertible Camaros cruising down Main Street near Indianapolis Motor Speedway for an impromptu parade. The cars then peeled off and headed to the homes of longtime Indianapolis 500 ticket...
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Charlie Kimball, left, talks with Marco Andretti before a class photo of drivers in the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. The 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race is scheduled to run on Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 22, 2020 - 11:19 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 has been stripped almost to the bone for the 104th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” The iconic test of man and machine is too important to new owner Roger Penske to cancel in the year of the coronavirus pandemic. Its importance to the survival...
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Alex Palou, of Spain, looks at his qualification results for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 22, 2020 - 2:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Indianapolis 500 rookie Alex Palou is a bona fide polyglot, one of those exceptionally rare people who can speak three or more languages so fluently they can alternate between each in a single sentence. In his case, the 23-year-old Spanish driver is fluid in his native...
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Marco Andretti, right, poses, with Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, center and Takuma Sato, of Japan, during the front row photos session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Andretti won the pole for Sunday's race. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 20, 2020 - 2:46 am
Everything was new to Mike Tirico when he walked past the famed pagoda that dominates the front stretch at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, assumed his broadcast perch high above pit lane and proceeded to host his first Indy 500. Now, all that was new has given way to unprecedented. One year after NBC...
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Marco Andretti sits in his pit box before the start of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
August 16, 2020 - 2:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti has won the pole for the Indianapolis 500 in a lightning-fast first step toward snapping the infamous “Andretti Curse” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Andretti logged a four-lap average of 231.068 mph in Sunday qualifying, and an Andretti now will lead the field...
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