Tag Archive: Indianapolis

Jul 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis and Eldora

Denny Delivers: Hamlin Sends Joe Gibbs Racing To Victory Lane For First Time This Season

NASCAR logoDenny Hamlin led 54 laps in his backup car, beating second-place Kyle Larson to the start/finish line by .509 seconds to deliver Joe Gibbs Racing its first visit to Victory Lane this season in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 18

Patrick Gallagher returns to Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Victory Lane in Indianapolis

Points leader grows his advantage as he gets to kiss the bricks with his dad on Father’s Day weekend

Patrick Gallagher returns to Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Victory Lane in IndianapolisRacing on a warm midwestern summer day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the drivers in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires impressed with a hard fought race on Saturday that featured another close finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Mazda Road to Indy unveils Pro Mazda chassis for 2018

The PM-18 will be put into use in the 2018 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires

Tatuus PM-18 UnveilThe final piece of the equipment puzzle for the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires was put in place today with the unveiling of the Tatuus PM-18 chassis at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Championship Celebration off to glimmering start on Monument Circle

The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration got off to a glimmering start on a beautiful fall day in downtown Indianapolis

2016 Championship CelebrationINDYCAR shut down half of Monument Circle in the city center and filled it with race cars, transporters, drivers and gave away free lunch in advance of tonight’s awards ceremony at Hilbert Circle Theatre on the circle. It is there that this year’s champion, Simon Pagenaud, will be honored along with other season award recipients. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Canada’s Pete McLeod takes third at Red Bull Air Race in Indianapolis, as Germany’s Dolderer claims World Championship

Germany’s Dolderer clinches Red Bull Air Race World Championship with historic Indy win

Canada’s Pete McLeod takes third at Red Bull Matthias Dolderer of Germany became a new Indy hero on Sunday, winning the first Red Bull Air Race ever hosted at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway – and clinching the 2016 World Championship with the season finale still to come. Nigel Lamb of Great Britain flew to second in Indy, with Pete McLeod of Ontario, Canada in third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Kyle Busch dominates for back-to-back Indianapolis sweep

Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.

Kyle BuschKyle 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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis

Smoke’s Swan Song At The Brickyard

NASCAR logo Tony Stewart – from Columbus, Indiana – will take his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ride around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Tagliani was back on track at Indianapolis for Carb Day

Tagliani to rely on Alex Nagy to move safely up the field on Sunday at the Indy 500

Alex Nagy & Tagliani Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was back on track Friday morning for the final practice session prior to the start of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500-mile race, running mid-pack in the AJ Foyt Racing number 35 Alfe Heat Treating Special Honda. Tagliani was 19th quickest, posting a 223.133 mph fastest lap, only half a second off Brazilian Tony Kanaan who led the 33-car field on the day.
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May 22

Tough day for Tagliani at Indianapolis

A flat tire cost Pier-Luc Ouellette a podium finish at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2015-05-17_0019 Alex Tagliani’s Sunday afternoon ride on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Speedway oval track was cut short during his qualifying attempt for the 100th running of the Indy 500 on May 29. The Canadian driver secured a spot on the starting grid on Saturday, but the second day of qualifying was to determine his starting position for the epic race.

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May 20

Steady progress for Tagliani at Indianapolis

Alex Tagliani ready for Indy 500 qualifying

Alex Tagliani devance Sato par Walter Kuhn Driving the AJ Foyt Racing number 35 Alfe Heat Treating Special Honda, Alex Tagliani made steady progress during the week-long practice sessions leading up to Saturday’s first round of qualifying for the 100th running of the Indy 500.

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May 14

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology continues tradition of innovation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing prepares double campaign for huge two-race month of May

AERO™ Advanced Paint Technology continues tradition of innovation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway With racers seeking any advantage possible to reap the rewards that victory at the fabled track brings, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has fostered innovation for over a century.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 29

Castroneves takes on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ obstacle course

NASCAR’s Ricky Stenhouse was also scheduled to compete

Helio CastronevesOn a rain-soaked night in Indianapolis, Helio Castroneves was the lone Verizon IndyCar Series driver able to take to the “American Ninja Warrior” course in Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 27

Stefan Wilson honoring late brother’s memory with entry in 100th Indianapolis 500

Justin Wilson died in August 2015 from injuries sustained in an incident during the Verizon IndyCar Series

Stefan WilsonStefan Wilson will have a special co-pilot as he strives to qualify and race in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil: his late brother Justin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

NASCAR Go FAS Racing Team entrusts its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear #32 car to Carpentier

Patrick Carpentier  to race in Sonoma and Indianapolis

 

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The NASCAR Sprint Cup Go FAS Racing Team took advantage of the public opening of BRP Space, an urban showcase featuring all BRP products and brands – Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax and Can-Am – to announce that it would entrust its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear Ford Fusion #32 to the renowned Quebec driver, Patrick Carpentier.

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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 »

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Dec 31

INDYCAR will ring in New Year from Coast to Coast

New Year’s Eve car drop in Indianapolis

New Year's Eve Car UnveilAs the world rings in 2016, INDYCAR will play a prominent role in activities across the nation. From Boston to Indianapolis to Pasadena, the spotlight will be shining on the Verizon IndyCar Series over the next few days. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Sep 16

Do the big names at Indianapolis dream of the 24 Hours of Le Mans?

Chapparal designer Jim Hall will be Grand Marshal of the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas on 19 September.

A legend on both sides of the Atlantic, Hall is the ideal person to link Le Mans to the USA. The Indianapolis 500, founded in 1911 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which began twelve years later, are the two oldest motor races in the world.

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Aug 11

Indianapolis MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“Indianapolis is a very demanding circuit and as well as being severe on tyres”

MotoGP logoRepsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won last Sunday’s Indianapolis Grand Prix ahead of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP pair of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third places respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Marquez continues American domination with exciting Indianapolis MotoGP win

Round 10: Indianapolis MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - Indianapolis MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez won today’s Indianapolis Grand Prix from pole position after an exciting battle with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo. The result was the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion’s seventh successive premier-class victory on American soil.

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