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Tomorrow at the Track: Saturday, May 27

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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Butch Welsch and his full-field 101st Indianapolis 500 primer and predictions.

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...

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100th Running Wins 2016 Event of the Year at Sports Business Awards

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 […]

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Rick Mears does a few laps at the Chevrolet Racing Driver in the Loop Simulator Facility

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 […]

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2017 Indianapolis 500 – Thursday, May 18 – Good Morning – 10:30am

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...

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High Winds Limited Running on Day 3 of Practice for the Indy 500

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    […]

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Rahal and Servia Worked on Race Setups on Day 2 of Practice for the Indy 500

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 […]

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Andretti Leads Honda 1-2 Result as Indianapolis 500 Practice Begins

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 […]

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Book Review – KISS THE BRICKS – A Kate Reilly Mystery by Tammy Kaehler

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, […]

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Dale Coyne Racing Enters Pippa Mann into Indy 500 for Fifth Straight Year

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 […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]