IndyCar Drivers Pick Their Roast Nominees 

With Comedy Central due to host its Roast of Justin Bieber this weekend, The RACER Channel's Marshall Pruett asks drivers who they'd nominate for a Verizon IndyCar Series Roast...and some of the answers are priceless. » 3/28/15 9:18am Saturday 9:18am

Derrick Walker explains the return of Brian Barnhart

It won't have escaped anyone's attention that IndyCar has been under fire for the past 10 days. In particular, fans and media have spoken long, loud and negatively about the re-promotion of Brian Barnhart to race director. Derrick Walker, IndyCar's president of operations and competition, tells RACER editor David… » 2/06/15 4:46pm 2/06/15 4:46pm

Ligier JS P2-Honda Twin-Turbo V6 In-Car And Tech Talk From Daytona

Michael Shank takes RACER through a tech talk with the team's new Ligier PS J2-Honda twin-turbo V6 during testing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. » 1/10/15 8:35am 1/10/15 8:35am

A rookie fan's A-Z of racing

Every time a media person is about to communicate, he or she needs to judgethe audience's level of understanding. Thus someone reporting on a race for a general TV news channel will not go into the detail that, say, Robin Miller would do on one of RACER's videos. Equally, a writer for a newspaper/website has to… » 1/09/15 7:33pm 1/09/15 7:33pm

Will Power on IndyCar 2018

"I probably don't go as crazy as some people do in your series because, to me, the main things IndyCar needs to fix mostly aren't to do with what happens on the track," says the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Will Power. "I think the cars should seriously evolve each year, but I hate hearing people say we… » 1/08/15 5:54pm 1/08/15 5:54pm

IndyCar 2018 by Mario Andretti

Welcome to a new series exclusively by RACER. While manufacturer aero kits will be the biggest technical story of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, somewhere just over the horizon is the next-gen IndyCar, due to start racing in 2018. » 12/15/14 7:47pm 12/15/14 7:47pm

The Top 10 Formula 1 drivers of 2014

Paul Fearnley, who's studied motorsport since he was the same height as a McLaren M19's front upright, agreed to take on the task of picking apart the 2014 performances of 24 drivers over 19 races and forming RACER's Top 10 F1 Drivers of the Year. Some of it may surprise you, maybe all of it will. Either way, we'd… » 11/27/14 2:55pm 11/27/14 2:55pm

Simon Pagenaud's Ayrton Senna Tribute Helmet Up For Auction

Simon Pagenaud celebrated the life of his hero, three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna, in the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25 2014 by wearing a helmet with a unique blend of Senna's design and Pagenaud's trademark red scheme. » 11/26/14 10:25am 11/26/14 10:25am

Allan McNish On Life One Year After Retiring From Racing

Allan McNish announced his retirement while at the top of the sport. With the 2013 World Endurance Championship P1 Drivers' title in hand and his third victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the record books, the 43-year-old Scot hung up his helmet and prepared to transition from more than a decade spent as Audi's… » 11/25/14 8:08pm 11/25/14 8:08pm

So DTM In America Isn't Dead After All

With IMSA's resources focused on conducting first season of the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, legacy projects like the DTM in America were moved down the list of immediate priorities. More than a month removed from the season finale at Petit Le Mans, however, IMSA CEO Ed Bennett provided a number of updates on… » 11/10/14 8:56pm 11/10/14 8:56pm

Le Mans Winner Allan McNish Grooms A New Jedi

Allan McNish led the Audi Sport Le Mans team for more than a decade before hanging up his helmet at the end of the 2013 season. With his third victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2013 World Endurance Championship title in hand, the wee Scot turned his attention to helping fellow Briton and rising star Harry… » 11/01/14 1:50pm 11/01/14 1:50pm

Project Brabham Reveals Online Race Engineer Development Program

Project Brabham has released more details about how it aims to inspire engineers through its Brabham-Engineer web application. One of the three Brabham-Digital online experiences underpinning David Brabham's model for open source racing, aspiring engineers have until Saturday, Nov. 1 to secure a three-year… » 10/28/14 5:13pm 10/28/14 5:13pm

Spy Shots Of IndyCar's New Aero Kit At COTA

The veil of secrecy surrounding testing activities with IndyCar's new-for-2015 aero kits lasted less than a week. Grainy shots of Chevy's custom bodywork taken from outside the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, TX., hit the Internet on Tuesday, and based on those images, the first iteration of Pratt & Miller… » 10/15/14 3:33pm 10/15/14 3:33pm

Townsend Bell Launches New Car Show On ESPN2

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship driver, Indy 500 specialist and Verizon IndyCar Series TV analyst Townsend Bell is adding another duty to his busy schedule with the launch of "What'Cha Got" on ESPN2. » 10/14/14 6:09pm 10/14/14 6:09pm

Driving Blind During Night Practice At Petit Le Mans In A Ferrari F458

Rocketing around the rolling Road Atlanta circuit in full daylight is enough of a challenge in a full-race Ferrari F458 Italia. Try doing it in pitch black at night and its a damn frightening exercise, but as IndyCar driver/commentator and sports car ace Townsend Bell demonstrates, it's actually possible to drive on… » 10/03/14 9:09pm 10/03/14 9:09pm

Brabham Family Launches Crowd-Funded Le Mans Program

The famed Brabham name is set to return next season as David Brabham, son of 3-time Formula 1 world champion Jack Brabham, elevates the family-run brand to the World Endurance Championship under the "Project Brabham" banner. » 9/25/14 11:55am 9/25/14 11:55am

More Bashing And Crashing IndyCar Action From Sonoma Raceway

Watching Verizon IndyCar Series drivers spin, fly, crash and pass each other never gets old, and they certainly didn't disappoint Sunday during the 85-lap GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. » 8/27/14 5:21pm 8/27/14 5:21pm

6 Wild Visor Cams From The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Take a series of incredible rides from last weekend's vintage racing festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey California where some of the fastest most powerful racecars of yesteryear were pushed to their limits by a number of championship-winning pro drivers. » 8/19/14 11:21am 8/19/14 11:21am

Randy Pobst Stalks Porsches In A 1980 IMSA GT BMW M1

Pro racer Randy Pobst wheels a gorgeous IMSA GT BMW M1 from 1980 during the vintage races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, and makes the sonorous inline-6 cylinder engine sing as he fights with twin turbo Porsches and other rapid machinery from IMSA's glory years. » 8/16/14 8:13pm 8/16/14 8:13pm