Tony Kanaan sounds like an optimist
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Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.
Kyle Busch set a Brickyard record for laps led and became the first driver to sweep both a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series race from the pole in the same weekend, but the real symbolism of Sunday’s Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t come until the event was over.
As a boy, Max Hanratty gravitated toward go-karts any time he visited an amusement park near his Wisconsin home
Racing was in the family genes, as his father, Kirk, worked extra jobs to fund a hobby of racing a Formula 1600 open-wheel car in local club events. Max also joined his father as spectators for IndyCar races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and The Milwaukee Mile.
Tagliani moves up 16 positions at the Indy 500
Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was the biggest mover of the day at the 100th running of the Indy 500, which was held Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting 33rd and last on the grid, Tagliani’s team used a different pit stop strategy, which allowed the Quebec native to lead the race on two occasions prior to crossing the finish line 17th overall.
Mazda will be posting season championship cash awards
While the Mazda Road to Indy is busy at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Mazda Road to 24 is sharing the pavement at Watkins Glen International with several series including the Formula Race Promotions’ Atlantic Championship Series and the F2000 Championship Series.
Focus on Legends, Daring and Speed of Motor Racing to Drive Museum Makeover
The Hall of Fame Museum today revealed its new brand and name, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway® Museum (IMSM). The name aligns with an unrivaled collection of automobiles and racing artifacts that follow the history of motor racing, Indy racers and the story of the extraordinary people who helped create the American automotive industry. Adding the image of the Borg-Warner Trophy and bold letters and colors represents a first step at enriching the visitor experience to the world-renowned raceway museum.
Today marks the birthday of two men whose names will be forever intertwined with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its lasting legacy
Indianapolis Motor Speedway legends Fisher, Harroun share birthday
Born Jan. 12, 1874 in Greensburg, Ind., Carl Fisher was 35 years old when he joined with James Allison, Arthur Newby and Frank Wheeler in 1909 to build the speedway as a way for Indianapolis’ burgeoning automobile industry to test its products and occasionally conduct manufacturer competitions in races.
Six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers will participate in on-track testing Aug. 12 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET session will incorporate a Firestone tire test to be conducted with Marco Andretti in the No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet, along with four drivers participating in team testing on the 2.5-mile oval.
Which is faster around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, a Verizon IndyCar Series race car or a MotoGP motorcycle?
The answer was inconclusive Aug. 6, but it was fun to experiment. Verizon IndyCar Series driver Marco Andretti piloted his No. 27 Snapple Honda next to MotoGP’s Dani Pedrosa, riding the No. 26 Repsol Honda, in an exhibition lap to help promote the weekend’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
“Sherwin-Williams is extremely excited for this new relationship with INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway” – Bobby Moody
Sherwin-Williams, an industry leader in paint and coatings, will serve as the Official Paint and Finishing Partner of INDYCAR, the Verizon IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard as part of a multi-year partnership agreement.
Human Torch Kyle Busch goes for Fantastic Fourth Victory of the season and Third Straight
Winner of the past two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and three of the last four events, Kyle Busch will attempt to become the first driver since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 to take the checkered flag in three consecutive races when he gets behind the wheel for Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network).