Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV Named Official Security Robot of Indianapolis Motor Speedway Automated, Driverless Security Robot To Help Protect World’s Highest-Capacity Sports Venue INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 – “Start your engines” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) now extends to its automated, driverless security robot, the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV). Named the […]
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INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 – Dan Gurney, one of America’s true auto racing heroes, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14 in Southern California following complications with pneumonia. He was 86. A tall, handsome, larger-than-life American who raced in Europe during the late 1950s and 1960s at a time when the American public was generally not...
IMS Statement on Passing of Dan Gurney INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 – A statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles on the death Sunday, Jan. 14 of legendary American race driver, team owner and car constructor Dan Gurney, who finished three times in the top three during his nine Indianapolis 500 starts […]
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 […]
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 […]
Race Day Red Carpet Brings Star Power to 101st Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 26, 2017 – Racing’s biggest and best red carpet once again will feature an action-packed hour of celebrity interviews and fun photo opportunities for fans of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. This year’s red carpet will take place from […]
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 […]
Howard shakes off rust to lead fourth Indianapolis 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 18, 2017) – Jay Howard has been away from Indy car racing for six years, but it mattered not in the fourth practice day for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Howard, driving the No. 77 Lucas Oil/Team One […]
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...