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NTT INDYCAR SERIES Announces 17-Race Schedule for 2021 Season

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 1, 2020) – INDYCAR officials announced a 17-race schedule for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES, including expanded network TV coverage, two thrilling high-speed races at Texas Motor Speedway prior to the Indianapolis 500 and a return to its other pillar events. The 2021 season will begin Sunday, March 7 on the streets of St. […]

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IMS, Gleaners Food Bank Join Forces To Help Ensure No One Runs On Empty

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana are teaming up to drive awareness for Gleaners’ vital mission to end hunger in Central Indiana, especially its No One Runs On Empty awareness campaign. Gleaners becomes an Official Charitable Partner of IMS through the new partnership, announced Sept. 29 […]

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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announces that there will be no fans present for the INDYCAR/NASCAR double header on the July 4th weekend.

IMS Fourth of July Weekend Events To Run without Spectators INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, June 4, 2020 – The upcoming Fourth of July race weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will run without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IMS officials announced today following extensive consultation with local and state officials. Stage 5 of Indiana’s reopening plan […]

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Sage Karam ready to take on famed IMS oval & stellar INDYCAR field in final INDYCAR Challenge Round in #24 DRR WIX Filters Chevy Saturday

SPEEDWAY, IN (April 30, 2020) – Sage Karam’s disappointment over last week’s Circuit of the America (COTA) race has finally subsided as the Nazareth, PA racer readies for this Saturday’s (May 2) Round 6 of the INDYCAR Challenge iRacing virtual series at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the First Responder 175 presented by GMR 70-lap […]

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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...

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SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN TO MAKE INDYCAR DEBUT AT INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX

SCOTT MCLAUGHLIN TO MAKE INDYCAR DEBUT AT INDIANAPOLIS GRAND PRIX Two-Time & Defending Supercars Champion to also Participate in COTA Preseason Test   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 5, 2020) – Team Penske announced today that defending Virgin Australia Supercars Champion Scott McLaughlin will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut on Saturday, May 9, racing in the […]

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Dallara and Clemson University release autonomous race car concepts for Indy Autonomous Challenge competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Dallara releases autonomous race car concepts for Indy Autonomous Challenge competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Top global universities are registering to compete for the $1 million prize INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 11, 2019) – Dallara, Energy Systems Network (ESN) and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), today unveiled conceptual renderings of the autonomous Dallara-built […]

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INDYCAR, IMS Tap Schafer Condon Carter to Create National Brand Campaigns

INDYCAR, IMS Tap Schafer Condon Carter to Create National Brand Campaigns     Chicago Cubs and Indiana Pacers among Clients of Award-Winning Chicago-Based Agency INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 – INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have named Chicago-based Schafer Condon Carter (SCC) as their comprehensive creative agency of record, charged with developing aligned national promotional […]

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INDYCAR Grand Prix – Saturday – Morning Warm Up

By Steve Wittich Good morning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Saturday’s Indy Grand Prix. Cool again here today and we are expecting some rain later in the day. That could make it difficult for the 85-lap feature today set for a 3:45 p.m. EDT start. Green flag is out for this morning’s warmup…. Marcus...

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