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Sato Earns $2.45 Million for Winning 101st Indianapolis 500

    Sato Earns $2.45 Million for Winning 101st Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 29, 2017 – Takuma Sato earned $2,458,129 from an overall purse of $13,178,359 for his victory Sunday in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Verizon IndyCar Series veteran Sato, from […]

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Rahal 6th and Servia 17th in Final Carb Day Practice for the Indy 500; Both Pleased With Their Race Cars

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Verizon IndyCar Series CARB DAY PRACTICE NOTES/QUOTES – May 26, 2017   RAHAL WAS SIXTH AND SERVIA 17TH IN FINAL CARB DAY PRACTICE FOR THE INDY 500; BOTH PLEASED WITH THEIR CARS IN RACE TRIM   1)         Helio Castroneves    227.377 mph              […]

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JUNCOS RACING LOOKING FORWARD TO FIRST INDY 500

JUNCOS RACING LOOKING FORWARD TO FIRST INDY 500   INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 26, 2017 – Juncos Racing will be making its Indianapolis 500 debut this Sunday, May 28 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The team will have two entries in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The No. 11 Juncos […]

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Honda Drivers Fast in “Carb Day “at Indianapolis

Honda Drivers Fast in “Carb Day “at Indianapolis Takuma Sato heads Honda effort in final practice prior to the Indy 500 Honda drivers post seven of 10 fastest speeds as race preparation concludes Fernando Alonso again paces rookies, runs fifth overall   SPEEDWAY, Ind., (May 26, 2017) – Veteran Takuma Sato led the way for […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT INDIANAPOLIS 500: Carb Day Recap – Castroneves Quickest in Practice; Power Wins Pit Stop Competition

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TEAM CHEVY CARB DAY RECAP MAY 26, 2017 Helio Castroneves recorded the quickest lap during “Carb Day” practice as 15 Chevrolet drivers made final on-track preparations to their race cars for the 101st Indianapolis 500. Castroneves, driving the No. […]

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Three-time winner Castroneves fastest in final Indy 500 practice

Three-time winner Castroneves fastest in final Indy 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 26, 2017) – Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves set the pace in today’s final practice before Sunday’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Driving the No. 3 Shell Fuel Rewards Team Penske Chevrolet, Castroneves led the traditional […]

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ED CARPENTER RACING PREPARED FOR THE 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

ED CARPENTER RACING PREPARED FOR THE 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 Final Practice Complete; Focus Shifts to Sunday’s 500-Mile Race (SPEEDWAY, Ind.) May 26, 2017 – Race Preview The next time Ed Carpenter and JR Hildebrand take to the 2.5-mile oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, they will be participating in the 101st running of […]

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Indianapolis 500 Goes Green Sunday on ABC for 53rd Consecutive Year

Indianapolis 500 Goes Green Sunday on ABC for 53rd Consecutive Year ESPN’s Production Includes First In-Race Visor Cam; ESPN App Second-Screen Experience Continuing a Memorial Day weekend tradition that dates back to 1965, ABC will televise the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race on Sunday, May 28. The telecast of the “Greatest Spectacle in […]

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2017 Indianapolis 500 – Monday, May 22 – practice notes and results – 4:35pm

Phew…. and breathe. The 33 entries for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil made it cleanly through a chaotic 3.5 hour practice session. After qualifying on Sunday with reduced downforce and approximately 50hp extra, the teams reverted back to race running in a busy practice session. The field drove a total 6,762.5...

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Indy 500 drivers visiting 21 cities in annual multi-city media tour

Indy 500 drivers visiting 21 cities in annual multi-city media tour INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, May 22, 2017) – In what has become an annual Indianapolis 500 tradition, the 33 participating drivers will fan out across North America on Tuesday of race week to spread the word about “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” This year, the field...

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