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Indy – Saturday – 10:30am

By Tony DiZinno and Blake Johnson Welcome to race day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. All three series in the Road to Indy will race here today leading up to the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis at 3:50pm. Todays events are fan friendly with a bronze badge grid walk at 3pm along with driver’s introductions....

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Indy – Friday – IndyCar Qualifying Results and Notes

By Blake Johnson Graham Rahal was frustrated following his qualifying attempt. He complemented Chevrolet for finding more speed where he believes with his car, there is no more speed to be found. Chevrolet had seven of the top eight positions in Group One. Rahal was 9th quick. Carlos Hurtas engine was leaking motor oil on...

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Indy – Friday – IndyCar Qualifying Lineups and Notes – 2pm

By Blake Johnson Dreyer & Reinbold – Kingdom Racing unveiled their race car for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The No. 24 Robert Graham Special is a throw back to the Dreyer & Reinbold family racing history and also is a solute to Jeff Jordon. Driver Townsend Bell is scheduled to make his...

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Indy – Friday – IndyCar Morning Practice Times – 12pm

Indy – Friday – 12pm By Blake Johnson The final practice session of race weekend was pretty quiet. Scott Dixon got off course early and quickly got back on. Sebastian Saavedra lost power leaving pit lane. His team had to run down pit lane to retrieve him and return to their pits to check on...

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Indy – Friday – 8:30am

By Tony DiZinno and Blake Johnson It’s a beautiful morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where today we will see Verizon IndyCar Series practice and qualifying for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis as well as qualifying and races in USF2000, Pro Mazda and Indy Lights. You will want to bring your raincoat although...

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Indy – Thursday – IndyCar Final

By Blake Johnson The post practice press conference was lighthearted today with drivers poking fun at each other but it also focused on some serious issues. The general consensus is that the drivers like the course because it is a smooth course and challenging from the technical side. “We were exploring the limits early on,”...

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Indy – Thursday – IndyCar Afternoon Practice Times and Notes 5:45pm

By Blake Johnson Verizon, IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway are partnering to fight domestic violence. Fans can bring their old cell phones to most of the major events during the month of May at IMS and drop them into boxes. (May 9, 16, 17, 22 and 24 at gates 1,3,9 and 10A.) Fans in Indiana...

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Indy – Thursday – IndyCar Final Practice 4:45pm

By Blake Johnson Ryan Hunter Reay missed turn one early in the session and had to go the long way around to reenter the track. Sebastien Bourdais waited in the pits and when he did come out on the track, it only took four laps to impress Will Power spun bringing out the red flag...

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Indy – Thursday – IndyCar Morning Practice Times

By Blake Johnson Most of the cars went out and performed an install check and then parked. Thirty minutes into the first practice session of the day, 12 of the 25 cars entered had not turned an official lap. Justin Wilson commented that the team doesn’t have enough tires to run the full two practice...

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Indy – Thursday – 9am

By Blake Johnson   Good morning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where today we will see Verizon IndyCar Series practice for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Pro Mazda Race #1.   Bring your sunscreen as it should be mostly sunny today with temperatures peaking out at 86 by 4pm during IndyCar...

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