NTT IndyCar Series PR

Newgarden Goes Back-to-Back at Indy in Thriller

INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 26, 2024) – It was worth the wait, and then some. Josef Newgarden joined the immortals Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by becoming just the sixth driver to win the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge in two consecutive years, edging Pato O’Ward in a scintillating race that included the start delayed four

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Honda PR

Scott Dixon Brings Honda Home Third at the Indianapolis 500

Source: Manufacturer PR SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 26, 2024) – After a four-hour rain delay, the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 culminated in a five-car battle for the victory with Scott Dixon leading the Honda effort with a third-place finish. A series of early-race caution flags led to multiple pit strategies among the 33 starters.

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SPOILER – Indianapolis 500 – Race Day – 108th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge Race Notes

By Tony DiZinno As-they-happen race notes of the 2024 Indianapolis 500 below: 108th Indianapolis 500 Race Specifics: At 4:08 p.m., the ambient temperature was 72 degrees with relative humidity of 80 percent and south-southeast winds at 4mph. Skies were mostly cloudy. The track temperature was 87 degrees, according to Firestone engineers. “Thank you for staying...

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Indianapolis 500 – Race Day – Update #6 – 2:40 p.m. – Track Drying Underway, Local Blackout Lifted, Larson Poised to Stay

By Tony DiZinno When the rain lifted I went for a quick walk around the paddock and Gasoline Alley to see how the preparation for the 108th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge was going. In a word, quickly. Many crews were already in firesuits, and to get closer to the race setting, “Race Mode” only...

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Indianapolis 500 – Race Day – Update #5 – 2 p.m. – It Rained Hard, and Now It’s Slowing Down

By Tony DiZinno At 11:45 a.m., the decision was made to pause pre-race ceremonies. Spectators were asked to follow the instructions of IMS team members. They’d be set to exit the grandstands and the Snake Pit and implement their personal safety plans. The start of the Indianapolis 500 was delayed. Additional updates on timing will...

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Indianapolis 500 – Race Day – Update #4 – 11:30 a.m. – Weather Advisory Issued; Grandstands Being Cleared; Rain Coming

By Tony DiZinno As anticipated by IMS President Doug Boles, at 11:15 a.m. the first of two messages on the video boards was shown: “A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the Speedway area. Please exit the grandstands and seek shelter immediately.” That was followed by: “Lightning is expected in and around the Speedway...

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