INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2017 – Information about Saturday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. SCHEDULE (All times local) 7 a.m.: Outisde Parking Lots Open 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: Administrative Office Open, Credential Office Open, IMS Ticket Office Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Ticket Trackside Office Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Credential Trackside Office Open, Public Gates […]
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Note from Steve: Butch Welsch is a long-time friend and subscriber of TSO, and his Indianapolis 500 thoughts and predictions have become one of our favorite “Month Of May” traditions. He does such a great job of previewing this year’s race, I’m afraid I might find myself replaced on the “preview beat.” When I last wrote...
100th Running Wins 2016 Event of the Year at Sports Business Awards INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 25, 2017 – The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil added another accolade to an already stellar resume Wednesday night, taking home 2016’s Event of the Year honor at the 2017 Sports Business Awards. The […]
Rick Mears does a few laps at the Chevrolet Racing Driver in the Loop Simulator Facility DETROIT (May 24, 2017) – In every form of motorsports, the level of competition for wins and championships is at an all-time high. Teams and drivers have to maximize every tool available to optimize performance. Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner […]
By Steve Wittich Good morning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Yesterday’s breezy conditions limited the 33 entries for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil to only 408 laps. If you want an idea of how strong the wind really was yesterday, just take a look at the differences in the trap speeds...
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Verizon IndyCar Series PRACTICE NOTES/QUOTES – May 17, 2017 HIGH WINDS LIMITED RUNNING ON DAY 3 OF PRACTICE FOR THE INDY 500 1) Ed Carpenter 222.894 mph 52 laps 12) Graham Rahal 216.866 mph 5 laps 21) Oriol Servia 61.301 mph […]
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Verizon IndyCar Series PRACTICE NOTES/QUOTES – May 16, 2017 RAHAL AND SERVIA WORKED ON RACE SETUPS ON DAY 2 OF PRACTICE FOR THE INDY 500 1) Will Power 224.656 mph 71 laps 18) Oriol Servia 221.921 mph 65 […]
Andretti Leads Honda 1-2 Result as Indianapolis 500 Practice Begins Marco Andretti and Scott Dixon head time sheets on first practice day Fernando Alonso leads rookie session Monday the first of five practice days prior to Indianapolis 500 qualifying this weekend As he did in 2016, Marco Andretti led the way for Honda and his […]
Review by Steve Wittich Kiss The Bricks A Kate Reilly Mystery by Tammy Kaehler Kiss The Bricks, the fifth book in author Tammy Kaehler’s Kate Reilly Mystery series, arrives just in time for the the 2017 Indianapolis 500. After finishing 17th in her first try on the 107 year 2.5 mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, […]
Dale Coyne Racing Enters Pippa Mann into Indy 500 for Fifth Straight Year Plainfield, IL (March 28, 2017) – Pippa Mann is returning to Dale Coyne Racing for a fifth consecutive year to pilot the team’s third entry in the 101st Indianapolis 500. Mann will be back behind the wheel of the #63 Dale Coyne Racing […]