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IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week

IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week Driven2SaveLives BC39 Scheduled for Sept. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its luster as the Racing Capital of the World with the construction of a quarter-mile dirt […]

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Pacers’ All-Star, Hoosiers’ Hero Oladipo To Drive 2019 Corvette ZR1 Pace Car at 102nd Indianapolis 500

Victor Oladipo, who blossomed into an NBA All-Star in his first season with the Indiana Pacers, will drive the 2019 Corvette ZR1 Pace Car and lead the field of 33 drivers to the start of the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Oladipo averaged […]

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Indianapolis 500 practice – 2018 – Wednesday – 6:50 PM update – practice notes, quotes, stats and timesheet

By Steve Wittich “Yeah, just still early days,” said Marco Andretti after getting out of the car after setting the quickest lap of practice. “But checking off the boxes right now. A lot of test items. We got through a ton of stuff today. It was a pretty productive day. We got the car to...

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Indianapolis 500 practice – 2018 – Wednesday – 10:40 AM – good morning

Good morning from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where on-track activity for the second day of practice begins at 11 AM and ends at 6 PM. It’s currently overcast, and much more refreshing and thankfully less humid than yesterday. Here is today’s forecast. We had a chance to walk through Gasoline Alley on our way out...

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Hollywood Actor and Brand Ambassador Chris Hemsworth To Wave Green Flag for 102nd Indianapolis 500

Hollywood Actor and Brand Ambassador Chris Hemsworth To Wave Green Flag for 102nd Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 14, 2018 – Hollywood actor and TAG Heuer brand ambassador Chris Hemsworth will serve as honorary starter for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500, waving the green flag on Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor […]

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Kyle Kaiser Finishes 19th in the INDYCAR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Kyle Kaiser Finishes 19th in the INDYCAR Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Indiana (May 12, 2018) – The month of May kicked off this past week on the 2.439 mile, 14-Turn road course located at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Juncos Racing rookie Kyle Kaiser finished his third race of […]

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Meyer Shank Racing Prepared for Indianapolis 500 

Meyer Shank Racing Prepared for Indianapolis 500 2018 marks the second Indianapolis 500 entry for the team Indianapolis, Ind. (14 May 2018) – With the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Penngrade Motor Oil just two weeks away, Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) is prepared to head into the first week of official Verizon […]

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Harding Racing Happy with Improvements from Indy GP Weekend

Indianapolis, Ind. (May 14, 2018) Gabby Chaves and the Harding Racing Chevrolet finished the Indianapolis Grand Prix in 17th position. After qualifying 22nd, Chaves quickly powered the #88 through the 24-car field to 15thposition on lap 10. The team ran a different strategy by pitting immediately following a yellow on lap one. Throughout the duration […]

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Tomorrow at the Track: Friday, May 11

Tomorrow at the Track: Friday, May 11 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Information about the INDYCAR Grand Prix on Friday, May 11 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. SCHEDULE (All times local) 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: Ticket Office Open 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: Credential Office Open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: Public Gates Open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: IMS Midway Open […]

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INDYCAR Grand Prix Fans Encouraged To ‘Plan Ahead’ with IMS.com

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Fans attending the fifth annual INDYCAR Grand Prix on Saturday, May 12 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are encouraged to “Plan Ahead” through IMS.com/planahead, an interactive web page that serves as a home base for fans headed to the track during the Month of May. The “Plan Ahead” page […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]