The hardware behind the excitement

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With two young New Zealanders forging a path in the new FIA Formula 3 Championship and some exciting movements pending…

Look back in history Sunday: Three Kiwi drivers competing in Indy Lights

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In 2008 Wade Cunningham elected not to compete in the Firestone Indy Lights Series in order to focus on a…

The biggest spectacle in racing has been just that, in the lead up to this weekend’s Indy 500

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In motor racing terms in America, the month of May is like no other.  While the format has changed over…

Drive it like Andretti

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If there are just a few stand-out names in US motorsport then Mario Andretti would be one of them.  If…

Motorsport careers 101: volunteer, study, work hard

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These days, we talk at length about the enormous successes of ‘our boys’ on the global motor racing scene. Rightly…

Mario Andretti has a twin brother

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1969 saw the 53rd International 500 Mile Sweepstakes race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  It was #6 AJ Foyt who…

Indy 500 Traditions: The Bricks

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When the Indianapolis Speedway opened in 1909 it originally had a racing surface of crushed rock and tar. In its…

Indy 500 Tradition: The balloons

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‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ is traditionally sung before the grid of the Indianapolis 500 start their engines. It has…

Look back in history Sunday: Dixon and kartsport

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It was in 2008 that Scott Dixon won the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday 25th May.  He…

Indy 500 Traditions – Drinking of the Milk

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Louis Meyer became the first three-time winner of the Indy 500 (1928, 1933, 1936) when he won the 24th International…