Sebastian Saavedra had a choice - be a backmarker in the IZOD IndyCar Series, or move down a level and reload for a better opportunity in 2013.
Phoenix International Raceway president Bryan Sperber may be the white knight for an IZOD IndyCar Series looking for new oval races in an uncertain future.
One of the more surprising developments of Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the lack of speed from Andretti Autosport - leading to a sleepless night as Bump Day looms.
Tonight's IZOD IndyCar Series season finale will be an exciting one because of the Herculean efforts of Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti and his engineer Chris Simmons.
The 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule was unveiled today, with the season finale still marked as TBA. Check out the official dates and events here!
Ed Carpenter, stepson of IRL founder Tony George, took George's Vision Racing team to pole position in qualifying for the Kentucky Indy 300 on Friday.
On the eve of the Indy Racing League's 200th race, Pop Off Valve takes a look at the series' first-ever event on January 27, 1996.
Paul Tracy was once the hottest driver in open-wheel racing. Now he scrambles for every sponsorship dollar, every ride, and every opportunity. But even at age 41, he's still keeping up with his younger peers.
Chicagoland Speedway - the home of some of the IZOD IndyCar Series' best oval racing and closest finishes - may not be included in the 2011 IndyCar schedule. Pop Off Valve explains why.
Later this month, Shane Hmiel will take the next step in an improbable road to recovery when he makes his Firestone Indy Lights debut at Chicagoland. Pop Off Valve explores the long, difficult road he has taken to get there.
The finish of the Honda Indy Edmonton brought a hailstorm of controversy down on the embattled IZOD IndyCar Series officials. Pop Off Valve examines the decision that led to Scott Dixon inheriting the race victory from apparent winner Helio Castroneves.
Danica Patrick's sojurn into NASCAR has the racing world in a frenzy. It has also brought the near-forgotten art of multi-discipline racing back into the spotlight.
The most important directional shift in the IZOD IndyCar Series' thinking in recent history was unveiled today in Indianapolis. Pop Off Valve examines the new 2012 IndyCar concept.
They call him the "Thrill from West Hill." He is Paul Tracy, and love him or hate him - and most usually do one or the other - he is the kind of brash, outspoken, entertaining driver that the IZOD IndyCar Series desperately needs.
Pop Off Valve presents an extended exclusive conversation with the designer of the Delta Wing concept Ben Bowlby about his car's chances for becoming the next IndyCar.
Pop Off Valve has learned that Graham Rahal will take over the #24 Dreyer and Reinbold Racing Dallara for two upcoming IZOD IndyCar Series races in relief of injured Mike Conway.
The IZOD IndyCar Series officially announced their 2012 engine specifications today, mandating a more open, innovative and turbocharged powerplant designed to appeal to automakers and fans alike.
As the 94th Indianapolis 500 approaches, Pop Off Valve opens a series of articles describing the history and traditions of the race and the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Pop Off Valve examines the need for IndyCar and its personalities to reach out and regain the interest of the common fan.