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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500  BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]

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The Tony Stewart Foundation Launches Team One Cure: First Stop – The Indianapolis 500

TSO (Steve) thoughts: It will be great to have Tony Stewart back at “Greatest Spectacle In Racing.” This will be the first time the Shelbyville, Indiana native will have a significant role in the Indianapolis 500 in well over a decade. Stewart drove in the 2001 Indianapolis 500 for Chip Ganassi Racing and was a […]

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Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announces Sage Karam will be back to drive the No. 24 machine in 101st Indy 500

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announces Sage Karamwill be back to drive the No. 24 machine in 101st Indy 500   CARMEL, Ind. (Feb. 2, 2017) – Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced today that young driving star Sage Karam will return to the team to pilot its No. 24 machine in the world’s biggest auto race, the 101strunning […]

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Zedd and Marshmello to Headline Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light – Tickets Are On-Sale Now!

Zedd and Marshmello to Headline Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light – Tickets Are On-Sale Now!  INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 – The Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light is proud to announce the official lineup for 2017! EDM superstars ZEDD and MARSHMELLO will headline, along with support by RL GRIME, ACTION BRONSON, ADVENTURE CLUB and THE TRAP HOUSE, in addition to […]

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News from INDYCAR: Montoya returns to Team Penske for 2017 Indianapolis 500; INDYCAR to sanction Mazda MX-5 Cup series; and more

INDYCAR News and Notes – Nov. 1, 2016 1. Montoya returns to Team Penske for 2017 Indianapolis 500 2. INDYCAR to sanction Mazda MX-5 Cup series 3. Kanaan sets pace for 2017 500 Festival Mini-Marathon 4. Rossi teaming with karting coach for SuperNationals 1. Montoya returns to Team Penske for 2017 Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya will […]

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Pippa Mann Qualifies for 100th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (May 22, 2016) – Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pippa Mann qualified 25th for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, entering herself into the legendary event for the fifth time in her motorsports career. Racing in the No. 63 Susan G. Komen car, Mann completed her four qualifying laps with an average speed of […]

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INDIANAPOLIS 500: QUALIFYING & PRACTICE RECAP

QUALIFYING Qualifying for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race began yesterday as teams lined pit lane to make their initial attempts with one goal – finish the day in the “Top Nine”. The No. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS/ Curb car was fourth on track to qualify and rookie Alexander Rossi clocked an impressive […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report

Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report Track:      Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race:       The 100th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Date:       May 22, 2016   Fast Time:      2:36.0063 — 230.760 mph (No. 5 – James Hinchcliffe) No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Juan Pablo Montoya Position:       17 Time:             2:38.1141 Speed:          227.684 mph Qualifying Recap: Juan Pablo Montoya returned to the track Sunday behind the […]

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100th running of the Indianapolis 500 TSO subscriber memories – Robbie McGehee

In Celebration of the 100th running of the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing”, TSO asked our subscribers to send us their favorite stories or memories of the Memorial Day weekend race. We’ll be running these over the next two weeks, and would love to hear from everybody whether you are a new fan, long-time fan or former Indianapolis 500...

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After Long Layoff, Young Star Sage Karam Set for 100th Indy 500 In the No. 24 DRR-Kingdom Racing Gas Monkey Energy Car

After Long Layoff, Young Star Sage Karam Set for 100th Indy 500  In the No. 24 DRR-Kingdom Racing Gas Monkey Energy Car  21-year-old racing star returns to open-wheel action in May at Indy    CARMEL, Ind. (May 4, 2016) – Young racing star Sage Karam has been waiting for his return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for […]

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