By: Spencer NeffJune 17, 2021 This weekend, the NTT IndyCar Series returns to one of the most popular venues on the circuit in Road America, the 4.014-mile, 14-turn road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. In 1982, IndyCar contested its first event on the circuit and did so every year until 2007 save for a 2005Continue reading “Rewind: 2016 Kohler Grand Prix”
By: Spencer NeffJune 10, 2021 This weekend, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES returns to action for two races with the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on The Raceway at Belle Isle. After the 2020 event was removed from the schedule, IndyCar will be on this course for the 28th and 29th time since its 1992 debut. Previously,Continue reading “Rewind: 1997 ITT Automotive Detroit Grand Prix”
By: Spencer NeffMay 27, 2021 On Sunday, the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge will be held at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for 2021 will be held on its own anniversary. 110 years ago, the first running of what first was known as the “International 500-mileContinue reading “Rewind: 1911 Indianapolis 500”
By: Spencer NeffApril 29, 2021 This weekend, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES returns to Texas Motor Speedway for Saturday’s Genesys 300 and Sunday’s XPEL 375. It will be the third doubleheader on an oval since the beginning of 2020. For the latest installment of Rewind, IndyCar1909 will look back at the last doubleheader on the 1.5-mileContinue reading “Rewind: 2011 Firestone Twin 275s”
By: Spencer NeffApril 22, 2021 This weekend, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES will run on the street course at St. Petersburg for the 17th straight season and 18th overall. Since 2003’s debut with ChampCar, the temporary circuit in Florida has produced exciting racing and fantastic memories. One of the most memorable races in the event’s historyContinue reading “Rewind: 2012 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg”
By: Spencer NeffApril 15, 2021 Ahead of this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, IndyCar1909 offers up the first edition of “Rewind” for 2021. The subject of this week’s edition is the 2015 race at Barber Motorsports Park. In this race, the eventual winner began a stretch that sent his career on an evenContinue reading “Rewind: 2015 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama”
By: Spencer NeffAugust 26, 2020 Welcome to IndyCar1909. For this week’s edition of Rewind, we’ll go back to 1998’s race at the current World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, the Motorola 300. After a competitive start to the CART FedEx Championship Series, the race winner began a record-breaking campaign. Zanardi becomes first repeat winner ofContinue reading “Rewind:1998 Motorola 300”
Welcome to IndyCar1909 and the first installment of our “Rewind” series. This will be a collection of classic IndyCar races, detailing the events surrounding the running and how it has shaped the landscape of the series.
First up in “Rewind” is the 1985 Indianapolis 500. Although this race is remembered primarily for a thrilling battle of its top finishers, the 69th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing also featured new records, innovative technology and historic feats.