Tag: Indianapolis 500

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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Mecum’s May Connection to Karam and Pagenaud

Today, Tuesday May 16th, marks the first day of car auctions at the Indiana State Fairgrounds with Mecum! If you’re in the area, make sure you head over and check it out this week. Even if you’re not in the market to purchase one of the vehicles, you can treat it like an auto show

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Alonso’s First Day in Traffic, Andretti Tops Speed Chart

The first day of Indianapolis 500 practice yielded quick lap times, and 11 caution periods. Only one of those caution flags was waved due to an on-track incident. Around 4:00 p.m., Jack Harvey made contact with the SAFER Barrier in Turn 2 as he was exiting pit lane on to the track. The car spun

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Steinbrenner Opts for IndyCar over Yankees

Twenty year old George Michael Steinbrenner was born into a family that made their name in the world of sports. He is fully prepared to continue that legend, but his career preference is speed and cars, not baseballs and bats. When asked how he made the choice between continuing the family trade, as it were,

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No Such Thing as Coincidence: The Rossi/Wheldon Connection

Alexander Rossi coasted in on fumes this past Sunday, across the yard of bricks and into the history books. Rossi, piloting the No. 98 Napa Auto Parts Andretti Herta Autosport Honda, clinched victory at the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil. He is only the 9th rookie to win in a

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Memorial Day and the Indianapolis 500

This photo exhibits exactly what Memorial Day weekend is all about for me: remembering the troops that we’ve lost, thanking the ones that are abroad, fighting to keep us safe, and celebrating with those here at home by attending the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, the Indianapolis 500. Events like the 500, would not be possible

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Kanaan and Munoz Lead Pack in Carb Day Practice

If the Carb Day practice is any indication of what we can expect this Sunday… WOW. This 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is going to be one for the record books, and not just for obvious reasons. The whole field was putting on a show for the packed stands today, going two and three-wide

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Another Reason to Love Indianapolis Motor Speedway Year Round

If you ask any avid IndyCar fan, they will tell you that the Month of May is indeed, a holiday season. Qualifying weekend for the Indianapolis 500 is when you put the finishing touches on your list, but instead of discussing with friends how to best rank your toy requests for highest probability of receipt,

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