Some of the most famous cars to have raced at the Indianapolis 500 include the 1911 Marmon Wasp, the 1932 Miller FWD Special, the 1965 Lotus 38, the 1980 Chapparal-Cosworth 2K and the 1996 Reynard Ford. Each of these veh... More » Vehicles Car Makes & Models

According to the official webpage for the IndyCar Series, IndyCars can reach speeds up to 235 mph, and the top speed in NASCAR is 212 mph. IndyCar utilizes open-wheel racers, while NASCAR vehicles are modeled after cars ... More »

As of September 2014, the record top speed for an Indy car is 242.333 mph. This was accomplished by Mauricio Gugelmin in 1997. He did this during a practice session at what was then the California Speedway. More »

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