Tag: Indianapolis 500

Anatomy of an Accident: The Tenth and Final Caution of the ‘500’

After the jaw-dropping carnage of the first caution… a plethora of engine retirements, some debris and two single-car incidents yielded another eight yellow flags. The final caution of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was a spectacular wreck involving five cars, all running in the front half of the

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Full Throttle Recap: The Indianapolis 500

The 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was a record-breaking and history-making race to remember. Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. His win in the No. 26 Honda continued this season’s tradition of having a different winner for each race. We’ve had

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Related Incidents Spell Early End to ‘500’ for Daly and Harvey

The second caution of the day came on Lap 66, but was due to a much less drastic incident than that of Scott Dixon and Jay Howard earlier in the race. Conor Daly went two-wide into the Turn 3 with Charlie Kimball (No. 83 Tresiba Honda, Ganassi Racing Teams) on the inside. Daly got loose

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Dixon and Howard Survive Terrifying Crash at ‘500’

The tub that IndyCar drivers slide into as they prepare to race is called a survival shell. Today just further signified why it is termed as such and just how much it lives up to it’s name. Chip Ganassi driver Scott Dixon, the polesitter for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500, had nowhere to

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The Indianapolis 500 – An International Race in the Heart of America

The Indianapolis 500 has been a part of my life for as far back as I can remember. No, really… my furthest back memory is being at the race in ‘86 at the age of 3. The cool thing about this race is that everyone associated with it has their story on how they got

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I Made It, Castroneves Led Carb Day, and IMS is Ready to Make More History

I’m extremely thankful that I made it to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month. I honestly didn’t think it would be possible. Mind over matter and a truly determined spirit, combined with hard work can accomplish more than one might imagine. I think Helio Castroneves would agree with that sentiment, and let me tell you

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Push to Pass [S3E15] – The Speedway Lives Up to It’s Name

Things are starting to feel normal again. Even these hour-long episodes! But I think it’s only fitting when we are lucky enough to have all four of us on, and especially during this Month of May when we are inundated with news and stories every day. Heck, every hour of every day, really. I made

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Push to Pass [S3E14] – Sam Schmidt After the Showdown and Pippa Mann on Opening Day

Take a deep breath and get ready – this is our first endurance episode! I’m absolutely thrilled to be back on with Dusty and Zach this week, after some time off on personal leave. But there’s no time to waste so here goes! A review of the INDYCAR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this

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Harding Racing and Chaves Keep Pace with Veteran Drivers on Second Day of ‘500’ Practice

Yesterday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Colombian driver Gabby Chaves kept pace with 3 veteran drivers that are considered legends in their own rights. Will Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevy has an IndyCar Series Championship. Helio Castroneves, driver of the No. 3 Shell Team Penske Chevy has won the Indianapolis 500

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