Tag Archive: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Mar 07

Indiana has more to offer than the Indy 500

Plan your Pit Stop now!

WolfPark.org, TrvelBloggers.caWhy not get your motor running with a heart-stopping encounter at Wolf Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Indiana native Newman gets much-needed win

Driver wins at historic track in home state, keeps postseason hopes alive

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesRyan Newman, now a job seeker, couldn’t have added a more important or timely accomplishment to his resume. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Brickyard a showcase for NASCAR’s ‘Best Of The Best’

NASCAR logoSince its addition to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule in 1994, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has welcomed the “best of the best” to its iconic Victory Lane.

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May 24

Barracuda Racing ready for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Alex Tagliani ready for Indianapolis 500

Tagliani Indy Carb DayAfter one last practice on “Carb Day” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing team are looking forward to Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Barracuda Racing qualifies P11 for 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race

Alex Tagliani matches his qualifying effort from last year

Tagliani at IndyAlex Tagliani completed a solid qualifying attempt with a four-lap average of 227.386 to start P11 on Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Barracuda Racing ready for May at IMS

Two weeks until The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew started Indianapolis 500 preparation with a successful shakedown of the No. 98 car on opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

A Two-Seater IndyCar ride – Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Watkins Glen , 2- Seater Indy Racing Experience Gail Shankland, Iain Shankland © 2013 TravelBloggers.caAs a race fan going back to when I could barely walk – just being able to say I’ve “been there” is a thrill and an honour. To have been driven around the track in an IndyCar 2-seater is without a doubt a dream-come-true and something I’ll never forget. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Four Up-and-Comers join Afterburner Autosport during Mazda Road to Indy test

Blok, Estrela, Ruch, and Verra to pilot Van Diemen/Mazda at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

NATHAN BLOK - vd2012 mazda F2000Afterburner Autosport - Mazda Road to Indy - Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayAfterburner Autosport returns to action this week (October 10-11), taking part in the second annual Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy test at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Building on what was a solid debut season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the Minnesota-based squad will have four talented up-and-comers getting behind the wheel, with Danilo Estrela, Joe Ruch, Ryan Verra, and Nathan Blok taking part in the year-end event. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Indianapolis MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Pedrosa’s victory at Indianapolis means he closes the gap to Lorenzo in the championship

MotoGP - Ben Spies leads the Indianapolis Grand PrixMotoGP - Dani Pedrosa in parc ferme at the Indianapolis Grand PrixDani Pedrosa won his second race of the season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Sunday, the Repsol Honda rider winning the race ahead of compatriot Jorge Lorenzo on the Yamaha Factory Racing M1, while Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Andrea Dovizioso notched his fifth podium finish of the year.

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Aug 19

Pedrosa powers home from pole to win at Indianapolis

Round 11: Indianapolis Grand Prix – Race

MotoGP logoMotoGP - 2012 Indianapolis MotoGP Race Winner Dani PedrosaDani Pedrosa completed a dominant weekend on the Repsol Honda RC213V by scoring his second win of the season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to edge closer to rival Jorge Lorenzo in the MotoGP™ championship standings.

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Aug 18

Pedrosa sets new record on way to Indy pole position

Round 11: Indianapolis Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Indianapolis MotoGP QPMotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Indianapolis MotoGP QPDani Pedrosa was again the quickest rider at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Repsol Honda setting a new pole position record to take the top slot on the grid for tomorrow’s Indianapolis Grand Prix.

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Aug 17

Round 11: Indianapolis Grand Prix – Free Practice One and Two

Pedrosa quickest on first day of Indy action

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Indianapolis MotoGP FP2MotoGP - Ben Spies 2012 Indianapolis MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was the quickest rider in Friday practice at Indianapolis, the Spaniard being the only rider to break into the 1’39 bracket on a green track surface that provided a stern challenge to the 23 riders contesting this weekend’s Indianapolis Grand Prix.

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Aug 16

Edwards storms the Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge

Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, Indianapolis, USA

MotoGP - Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge winner Colin Edwards with Hiroshi YamadaMotoGP - Group shot with Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge participantsBridgestone Motorsport, previewing the MotoGP™ Indianapolis Grand Prix, held the inaugural Bridgestone Golf Performance Challenge earlier today at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 11 preview

Indianapolis, USA race preview

MotoGP logoIndianapolis Motor Speedway logoThe second of two races taking place on American soil this season will be held this Sunday at one of the most revered motorsport venues in the world, the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, whose distinctive layout places significant demands on Bridgestone MotoGP™ tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Engine failure for Jean-Francois Dumoulin at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Forcing the team to withdraw from the race

Jean-François Dumoulin  2012-05-11 (2)2012-07-07_0023On the prestigious Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit, Indiana, United States, Jean-Francois Dumoulin took the wheel of the n°38 Porsche for the fourth time this season with BGB Motorsports in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Series event.

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Jul 25

Jean-Francois Dumoulin on the renowned Indianapolis circuit

BGB Motorsports in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Series

2012-07-07_0023Jean-François Dumoulin  2012-05-11 (2)This Friday July 27th, Jean-Francois Dumoulin with BGB Motorsports will be on the prestigious Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit in Indiana, United-States. The Quebecer will be driving the n°38 Porsche for the fourth time this season in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge GS Series events.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

NASCAR National Series news and notes + Fast Facts

Indianapolis winners the thoroughbreds of NASCAR

Indianapolis in rainJudging the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s degree of difficulty requires only a reading of past winners of the Crown Royal Presents The Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard. Fourteen of 18 races were won by past or future NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions.

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Jul 24

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at The Brickyard powered by Big Machine Records

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has existed since 1909

Indianapolis in rainA a look at some of the top statistical performers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana going into the Crown Royal Presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Big Machine Records on July 29.

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May 27

Tagliani Earns 12th Place for Team Barracuda-BHA at Indianapolis 500

Team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey were satisfied with the 12th place finish

Team Barracuda - BHA logoDuring a record-setting day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda – BHA crew achieved a 12th place finish in a hard-fought race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Alex Tagliani qualifies 11th for the 2012 Indianapolis 500

Team owner Bryan Herta feels they accomplished the goal

Team Barracuda - BHA logoWith the chance to defend his 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole position, Alex Tagliani gave it everything during qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Pole Day. In what he described as ‘four of the hardest laps of my life,’ Tagliani qualified the Team Barracuda – BHA car in P11 with a four-lap average of 224.000 on Pole Day. Read the rest of this entry »

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