By Steve Wittich I (Steve) arrived at the track at 10 am, went through the screening process, and opened the door of my truck to the sound of jet dryers working their magic on the iconic 2.5-mile Brickyard. At 10:30 am, teams started to warm up their 2.2 L twin-turbocharged V6 engines and the green...
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Indianapolis 500 open test – day #1, update #2 – Ed Carpenter Racing experiences ALL OF THE highs and lows of IMS in a two-hour span
Marco Andretti dropped a bit of a bomb this afternoon with the following statement posted on his Instagram account. Upon some careful thought over the past couple of months, I have made the decision to make some changes to my racing activities and focus for 2021. I recently shared this decision and the changes that...
Spencer Pigot to Compete in the GMR Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500 for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with Citrone/Buhl Autosport
SPENCER PIGOT TO COMPETE IN THE GMR GRAND PRIX AND INDY 500 FOR RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING WITH CITRONE/BUHL AUTOSPORT BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 27, 2020) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Spencer Pigot, who made three starts for the team in 2016, will return to RLL in 2020 for the GMR Grand Prix […]
Penske Entertainment announces enhancements to Indianapolis 500 and Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Part 1 – Qualifying
By Steve Wittich On Valentine’s Day 2020, Roger Penske, Chairman, Penske Corporation, officially started to write his love-letter to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500, and fans of both. Mark Miles, President and CEO, Penske Entertainment and Doug Boles, President, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, joined Mr. Penske to announce Penske Entertainment’s plans for the 111-year-old speed...
Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2019) – Juncos Racing is pleased to announce their partnership with Club Atletico River Plate for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge. The No. 32 NTT IndyCar Series Chevrolet entry with carry the Club Atletico River Plate at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Club Atletico River Plate is...
Buddy Rice Still Active at IMS 15 Years after his Greatest Win; He remembers many things in 2004, but works in 2019
Buddy Rice Still Active at IMS 15 Years after his Greatest Win; He remembers many things in 2004, but works in 2019 SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 23, 2019) – For 2004 Indy 500 champion Buddy Rice, the memories are still vivid 15 years after the greatest day of his racing career. But the personable Phoenix, Ariz., […]
Indianapolis, Indiana (May 23, 2019) – Juncos Racing announced today that Hagerty will sponsor Kyle Kaiser’s No. 32 entry in the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge. Hagerty is the worlds largest specialty insurer of collector vehicles and publisher of Hagerty magazine. Juncos Racing Team Owner Ricardo Juncos said, “We are excited […]
Indianapolis, Indiana (May 22, 2019) – Juncos Racing announced today 250ok, an Indianapolis- based email intelligence platform, would be the primary sponsor for Kyle Kaiser’s No. 32 Chevrolet entry for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge. Team owner Ricardo Juncos said, “We are thrilled to announce a highly innovative company like […]
McLaren Racing and Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced a long-term commercial partnership that brings the global technology and innovation business into the sport of Formula 1 for the first time. The wide-ranging partnership will also see the McLaren Group, which includes McLaren Automotive and McLaren Applied Technologies, benefit from Arrow Electronics technology and experience, and will integrate Arrow’s services and solutions into the McLaren Racing team’s operations. Built on the two organisations’ shared […]
Indianapolis, Indiana (May 5, 2019) – Juncos Racing is pleased to announce Kyle Kaiser will return to the team in their attempt to qualify for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 presented by Gainbridge. The American will pilot the No. 32 Juncos Racing Chevrolet entry for the second consecutive year. The 2017 Indy Lights […]