Tag Archive: Indianapolis 500

Jan 26

Indy 500 winners share memories at Arizona Concours

Ryan Hunter-Reay remembers vividly when he caught the bug to race Indy cars.

Arizona Concours d’EleganceThe 35-year-old Andretti Autosport driver, who won the 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series championship and 2014 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, gladly recounted the story as part of a special roundtable discussion at the Arizona Concours d’Elegance in Phoenix featuring a quartet of Indy 500 winners.

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Jan 21

Roger Penske dreams of 20 Indy 500 wins

Indycar Q&A

Roger Penske 16 WinsDefending Indianapolis 500 champion team owner Roger Penske turns 79 on Feb. 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Team Penske unveils 50th anniversary plans

“Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Team Penske”

2015-06-14_18520 Team Penske, which owns more Indy car wins (178) and Indianapolis 500 victories (16) than any team in the sport’s history, unveiled plans for the year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in motorsports in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Montoya likes what he sees on Borg-Warner Trophy

“I think I’ve aged gracefully”

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya did an animated double take after locating the bas relief image from his 2000 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race win and comparing it to the likeness affixed to the base of the Borg-Warner Trophy for his 2015 victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

INDYCAR stars shine bright at Montoya’s karting event

In Sunday’s finale, GP2 competitor Julien Leal held off Montoya and Chaves to take the win

Gabby Chaves leads the field at the 2014 Race of the Stars event hosted by Juan Pablo Montoya.A win and a runner-up finish was good enough for 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya at his annual Carrera De Estrellas karting event in Colombia. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Brabham dynasty to continue at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Pirtek to sponsor Matt Brabham and Team Murray at 100th Indy 500

Pirtek to sponsor Matt Brabham and Team Murray at 100th Indy 500 International fluid transfer solution specialists PIRTEK have created the opportunity of a lifetime for Matt Brabham in next year’s 100th Indianapolis 500, set to take place on May 29. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Postseason profile: Successful season for Montoya

Montoya won the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and was atop the standings through 15 rounds

Juan Pablo MontoyaHe also won the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for the second time and added podium finishes at Long Beach, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London

Following Team England 1’s triumph in last night’s ROC Nations Cup

2015-11-21 Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

Team England 1’s Priaulx and Plato win ROC Nations Cup at home in London

Legends from the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride

2015-11-20_0068 Team England 1’s Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2015 ROC Nations Cup in front of their home fans at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2015 in London will be the 27th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Race Of Champions logo London’s former Olympic Stadium is the 12th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, London’s Wembley Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris.

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Nov 19

Motor sport legends prepare for this week’s Race Of Champions

The ROC 2015 field features no less than six current F1 drivers

ROC - Motor sport legends prepare for this week's Race Of Champions Many of the world’s greatest drivers put in their first laps of London’s former Olympic Stadium today ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions.

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Nov 19

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy to replace injured MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo suffered second degree burns to his leg as he celebrated winning his third MotoGP World Championship

Race Of Champions logo Six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy will have the chance to show off his skills on four wheels tomorrow evening after he was drafted in to replace Jorge Lorenzo in the ROC Nations Cup at London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world

Broadcasters showing ROC 2015 live

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world The 2015 Race Of Champions is coming to London on Friday and Saturday – and television coverage will be available via a range of outlets all over the world, so no one should miss out on any of the action from London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Driving legends to compete in karts after Saturday’s Race Of Champions

The karts join a stunning line-up of machinery including the Mercedes-AMG GT S, Ariel Atom Cup and Radical SR3 RSX

Race Of Champions logo Crowds at London’s former Olympic Stadium are in for a special treat this weekend as the assembled driving legends take to the track for a kart race following Saturday’s individual Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

FMX4Ever riders to perform at this week’s Race Of Champions in London

FMX4Ever has a diverse team from all over the world

FMX4Ever riders to perform at this week’s Race Of Champions in London There will be high octane action and adrenaline both on and off track at this week’s Race Of Champions in London as the FMX4Ever motocross team bring their latest show to the former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Stars ready for the Race Of Champions in London this weekend

The Race Of Champions is an annual end-of-season contest which has been running for over 25 years

Race Of Champions logo The draw for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium this weekend (Friday 20 November and Saturday 21 November) has thrown up some mouth-watering matches as some of the world’s greatest drivers bid for the title of ‘Champion of Champions’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Race Of Champions launches brand new Olympic cycling-style pursuit format

Race Of Champions is to adopt a brand new race format at this week’s event

Race Of Champions launches brand new Olympic cycling-style pursuit format The Race Of Champions is celebrating its visit to London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21 by launching a brand new racing concept. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Famous faces take to four wheels at this week’s Race Of Champions

20 of the world’s greatest drivers compete for the evening’s showpiece ROC Nations Cup

Race Of Champions logo A host of celebrities will take to the track at London’s former Olympic Stadium on the evening of Friday 20 November to show off their skills in a unique driving challenge at the 2015 Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

WTCC Champions Priaulx and López complete record field for ROC London

Three-time WTCC champion Priaulx will partner fellow Touring Car great Jason Plato

 José Maria ‘Pechito’ López celebrates his WTCC title

Next week’s Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium will feature a record 20 drivers after today’s addition of two of the greatest drivers in Touring Car history: Guernseyman Andy Priaulx and Argentina’s José Maria ‘Pechito’ López. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Stunt legend Terry Grant bids for new world record next week at ROC London

Grant holds over 20 driving world records

Terry Grant in action in Barbados

Fans of action, adrenaline, smoking tyres and outrageous stunts are in for a treat as legendary stunt driver Terry Grant heads to the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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