Dario Franchitti

Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #50 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda, races during the IZOD IndyCar Series 96th running of the Indianpolis 500 mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 27, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Franchitti Wins Indianapolis 500, His Third

Dario Franchitti has won the Indianapolis for the third time, taking advantage when Takuma Sato crashed on the final lap.

05/27/2012

The car of Dan Wheldon bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up during the Las Vegas Indy 300 Sunday. Wheldon died in the crash.  (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Can IndyCar Make Sport Safer?

IndyCar drivers and officials debated how to make open-wheel racing safer Monday. Now comes the hard part: turning talk into action.

10/24/2011