Tag Archive: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jun 17

Robert Stout takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup thriller at Brickyard

Exciting Debut for the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Robert Stout takes Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup thriller at BrickyardAfter 45 minutes of flat out Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the difference between getting the chance to kiss the bricks and missing out came down to just 0.0632-seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Indianapolis Motor Speedway debut for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires  

Drivers are always looking forward to the next race

Indianapolis Motor Speedway debut for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires  But that is especially the case this weekend as the next round of Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires competition will see the drivers and teams enter hallowed grounds to contest Rounds 3 & 4 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Kotyk, LaRue and Portante Win at Indy

Next up, Formula Race Promotions heads for its traditional date at the highly-technical Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Formula Race Promotions logoJonathan Kotyk, John LaRue and Peter Portante won in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic races, respectively, on a warm Sunday afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic racers ready for IMS

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Formula Race Promotions logoJoining the Open Wheel World Challenge, the F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series teams and drivers are ready for a much-anticipated June weekend on the road course at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Drivers must shift gears quickly from Indy to Belle Isle

The highs and lows of a month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway can make the most hardened souls weep

Dale Coyne RacingThe intensity can turn hair gray and add a wrinkle or two in the process. That’s May at Indy, where the pressure to perform on motorsport’s biggest stage can be unlike any other race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

Takuma Sato wins 101st Indianapolis 500

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

2017-05-21477a9108Much of the focus for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was on a Formula One driver competing for Andretti Autosport, but it was another former F1 pilot who took the checkered flag in today’s race.

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May 20

Bourdais fastest in Indy 500 ‘Fast Friday’ practice

As expected, “Fast Friday” lived up to its billing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Sebastien BourdaisSpeeds crested in the final practice day prior to weekend qualifications for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, despite 2.5 hours of track time lost to midday rain. When the checkered flag waved to conclude practice, Sebastien Bourdais had the fastest lap of the day and week, at 233.116 mph. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Feeling the Power: Team Penske driver wins Indycar Grand Prix

Team Penske’s Will Power ended the weekend the same way he started it: in first place

Will PowerThe driver of the No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet capped off a flawless weekend at the INDYCAR Grand Prix with a dominating win today on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Power leads Indycar Grand Prix warmup; Rahal shows promise in 4th

On the 2.439-mile road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Will PowerWill Power made it a sweep of leading every on-track session leading up to this afternoon’s INDYCAR Grand Prix when he paced this morning’s 30-minute practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Pagenaud sets sights on repeating as Indycar Grand Prix Winner

He’s the Frenchman driving a fluorescent freight train

Simon PagenaudIt’s impossible to miss Simon Pagenaud, not just because his No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet is Day-Glo yellow. The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion is leading the points standings again entering Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and is beginning to distance himself from competitors when running up front. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Michael Shank Racing W/ Andretti Autosport unveil joint Indianapolis 500 entry

Joint Operations Paves the Way to the Brickyard for Michael Shank Racing

Andretti Autosport logoMike Shank and Michael Andretti, with the help of Jack Harvey, unveiled the No. 50 Honda in a media event Thursday hosted at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Formula One Champion Alonso to test May 3 at IMS

On-track preparation for his Indianapolis 500 debut

20170323-037Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso will begin on-track preparation for his Indianapolis 500 debut with a test session Wednesday, May 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Postponed test at IMS still good day for Foyt

But A.J. Foyt still showed up

A.J. Foyt on pit laneTemperatures in the upper 40s prevented Chevrolet-powered Verizon IndyCar Series cars from turning laps in Saturday’s manufacturer’s test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

Power focused on capturing elusive Indianapolis 500 win

Body language reiterates just how much one race means to Will Power

Will PowerAs he walks down pit road, Power gazes out at Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s front straightaway. It’s lunch break during Friday’s test on the 2.5-mile oval, but his mind is still on the move.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

Despite winds, Indy test brings smile to drivers’ faces

Despite winds that picked up in the afternoon and limited running, there was no place the 11 drivers would rather be

Graham RahalWarm spring temperatures provided an optimal platform for 11 Verizon IndyCar Series cars to turn laps today on the hallowed 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as they prepare for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in little more than two months. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 21

Four-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al Unser to return to racing at SVRA Brickyard Invitational

At the SVRA’s “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway June 17

Four-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al UnserOne of the greatest drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history is making a return to competition at the scene of his greatest triumphs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Tickets for 101st Indianapolis 500 on sale now

“Many fans jumped at the chance to renew their tickets after this year’s historic race”

Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayTickets for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil went on sale today, along with the entire 2017 Indianapolis Motor Speedway month of May schedule that includes the IndyCar Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

First images from Air Racing pilots’ historic debut at “The Racing Capital of the World”

A day to remember for the pilots of the Red Bull Air Race

First images from Air Racing pilots’ historic debut at “The Racing Capital of the World” The pilots of the Red Bull Air Race have been waiting all season for their first glimpses of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and on Thursday they got their chance, with spectacular views from their raceplanes.

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Sep 27

The countdown is on for the Red Bull Air Race debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Who will be the new Indy heroes?

Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 Stop 5 - Ascot, United Kingdom – Kirby Chambliss (USA) History will be made in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on 1-2 October, when the Red Bull Air Race World Championship comes to The Racing Capital of the World for the first time.

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Aug 15

Kanaan not giving up on 2016 title drive just yet

Tony Kanaan sounds like an optimist

Tony KanaanOr maybe the Chip Ganassi Racing Teams driver just knows what mathematically eliminated means. And he’s not there — yet. Read the rest of this entry »

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