IndyCar's Rahal gushes over Cowboys' rookie ElliottFORT WORTH -- Count Verizon IndyCar driver Graham Rahal as a big backer of Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott. ``He is a stud,'' Rahal said on Tuesday during an appearance at Texas Motor Speedway in advance of the 100th Indianapolis 500. [05.24.16 - 10:05 am]Indycar’s Stefan Wilson says he’s racing for his brotherDAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Coming up this Sunday, it’s the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and one of the 33 drivers will be driving for a very special cause, with a very special co-pilot watching over him. Last August, one of the finest and... [05.24.16 - 2:08 pm]IndyCar's Jack Hawksworth makes a pit stop in Bethlehem to rev up excitement ...BETHLEHEM — While the Lehigh Valley is undoubtedly "Andretti Country" when it comes to open-wheel racing and Marco Andretti will be the focal point of the majority of local viewers on Sunday when the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 unfolds on ABC... [05.24.16 - 2:08 pm]IndyCar: The Five Greatest Drivers Who Never Won At IndyThis year the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the Indianapolis 500, will be run for the 100 th time. That’s a staggering number that signifies a long and varied history. The event is steeped in pageantry, tradition, triumph, and tragedy. Each of the ... [05.24.16 - 2:41 am]Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott has big-time fan in IndyCar driver Graham RahalIndyCar driver Graham Rahal knew how to excite a crowd of children in Texas. Talk about football, of course. Rahal is a lifelong Ohio State fan and couldn’t be happier to see running back Ezekiel Elliott land with the Dallas Cowboys. That served as an ... [05.24.16 - 11:43 am]Updated IndyCar points standings following Indy 500 qualifyingTeam Penske driver Simon Pagenaud qualified eighth for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, but he outqualified his closest competition in the standings and extended his commanding lead in the IndyCar points standings in the process. Pagenaud ent... [05.22.16 - 9:00 pm]INDYCAR Drivers Blanket Media MarketsThe 33 drivers in Sunday's 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 are blitzing the media in the top markets in the U.S. and Canada. The appearances come on the same day that Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials place the "wing and wheel" logo on the ne... [05.24.16 - 11:06 am]IndyCar Auctioned Off to Battle Children’s CancerClick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) It’s estimated to be worth around the million dollar mark and if y... [05.23.16 - 6:39 am]Motor Trend Launches Expanded On-Demand Video for GearheadsThe portal will stream 60 live motorsports events and seldom-seen footage from vintage IndyCar and Formula 1 races. One the eve of the running of the 100th Indianapolis 500 on May 29, more than 20 years of archival Formula 1 Races and 1,500 hours of li... [05.24.16 - 12:23 pm]Hinchcliffe's doctor on treating the IndyCar racer after 2015's near-deadly c...It's a more recent tradition for celebrities to bring the green flag to the track in a Lifeline Helicopter. Recently, the riders have included Paul George, Mark Cuban and Andrew Luck. This year, the honor goes to first responders - police, firefighters... [05.24.16 - 10:42 am]
#IndyCar-aoke taking off during 2016 Media TourIn recent years, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has hosted a number of fantastic concerts. In 2014, Sammy Hagar and the Waboritas were on stage. Last year, Jane’s Addiction rocked the speedway during the Month of May. This year, the legendary group Jo... [05.24.16 - 4:50 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING IN @INDYCAR (MAY 8 – MAY 14)By Kate Shoup HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HELIO On May 10, three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves turned 41 years old. To celebrate, he responded to each and every birthday greeting he received from fans on Twitter—all 594 of them (at least, that’s how many... [05.14.16 - 8:38 pm]#INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING IN @INDYCAR (APRIL 24 – APRIL 30)As Verizon IndyCar Series teams packed up after Simon Pagenaud’s nail-biter of a win at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, attention turned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis will be run on May 14 and t... [04.29.16 - 2:06 pm]#INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING IN @INDYCAR (APRIL 17 – APRIL 23)Cameras sent from celebrity gossip site TMZ pop up regularly when Verizon IndyCar Series drivers travel to New York and Los Angeles. So it was during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach last weekend. After stopping Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver... [04.22.16 - 11:58 am]#INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING IN @INDYCAR (APRIL 10 – APRIL 16)While the five winningest Indy car drivers of all time were honored in the contemporary Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard along Museum Row in the Miracle Mile section of Los Angeles this week on #IndyCarLegends night, another racing icon... [04.14.16 - 9:35 pm]#INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING IN @INDYCAR (APRIL 3 – APRIL 9)Verizon IndyCar Series drivers packed their bags and traveled to Indianapolis Motor Speedway to test their race cars on its famous oval this week. It was the first opportunity this season to take a spin around the track – a place that brings out their ... [04.08.16 - 11:17 am]
INDYCAR: Schmidt breaks 150mph in new Arrow SAM CorvetteSam Schmidt took the newest generation of Arrow's semi-autonomous car to 152mph at IMS earlier this week, smashing his previous mark of 107mph. "It was a thrill to be back in control and hitting raci... [05.25.16 - 12:20 am]INDY 500: Week 1 notebookHere's a quick roundup of news and notes from practice and qualifying for the 500. CHARLIE'S FRIEND Chip Ganassi Racing's Charlie Kimball has a stellar new helmet livery for the Indianapolis 500, and... [05.24.16 - 10:55 pm]INDY DIARIES: The Brickyard's original DarioOver 99 runnings, the Indianapolis 500 has become the most famous event in motorsport. That iconic status is built on a bedrock of hundreds of small stories, and to celebrate the centennial race, RAC... [05.24.16 - 9:34 pm]INDY 500: Chilton's helmet to honor British winnersMax Chilton has unveiled a special helmet design for the 100th Indianapolis 500 that pays tribute to the speedway's British invasion. So here it is, my #Indy500 helmet. Myself & @JasonFowlerJLF homag... [05.24.16 - 7:09 pm]OPINION: The Indy 500's moment of truthPaul Pfanner is the President and CEO of Racer Media & Marketing, Inc. and the founder of RACER Magazine and RACER.com. For many of us, May is the high holy month of our passion for racing. In 2016, ... [05.24.16 - 6:55 pm]
Apparently 'tis the week for schedules. Following NASCAR’s announcement of its Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series schedules Monday and IndyCar’s on Tuesday, Road America put out its full 2016 slate of racing and non-racing events Wednesday.
Cannon predicts competitive Indy 500 for Dale Coyne RacingCannon said that the combination of Gabby Chaves, Conor Daly, Pippa Mann and Bryan Clauson has already allowed the team to make big strides in practice for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and that their potential was not reflected by qualify... [05.24.16 - 4:33 pm]SPM drivers say their cars are fast in race trimHinchcliffe took a now-famous pole, Aleshin qualified seventh and Servia will roll off 10th for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. But all three Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda drivers have suggested they also have a handle on stro... [05.24.16 - 10:01 am]Rahal: “I think we have a potential race winner”Rahal will start the race 26th in the #15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda, but has always said that did not matter in a 500-mile race. His best finish at Indy, third in 2011, came after his worst qualifying position of 30th.
Explaining this year’s... [05.23.16 - 7:51 pm]Newgarden predicts Indy 500 will produce a great showThe three-and-a-half-hour practice session today saw instances of a dozen cars circulating the track in a constantly drafting pack in a changing order. Afterward, Newgarden commented that he expected that sort of action to be a feature of the 100th Run... [05.23.16 - 5:54 pm]Newgarden heads an action-packed Monday practice sessionIndyCar teams were given three and a half hours of track time, which was mostly utilized for pack drafting. There were no incidents, but there were plenty of hold-your-breath moments. At one moment, they even got four-wide down the front stretch.
When ... [05.23.16 - 4:02 pm]152mph hands-free – Schmidt's amazing four laps of IndyDriving a Corvette Z/06 to a top speed of 152mph, and lapping IMS at an average of 108.642mph, Sam Schmidt yesterday completed his own four laps of Indianapolis Motor Speedway without touching the steering-wheel.
Schmidt, who was rendered a quadriplegi... [05.23.16 - 12:47 pm]
Andretti’s almost perfect yearAndretti’s almost perfect yearMario dominated the USAC season, but Graham Hill won the big race in MayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.25.16 - 10:16 am]The unrivalled Roger PenskeThe unrivalled Roger PenskeA career in racing and beyond, like no other before himMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.29.16 - 11:26 am]Indy superstars: The UnsersIndy superstars: The UnsersThey made their name at Pikes Peak, and they carried that on at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.21.16 - 1:09 pm]Indy superstars: Rick MearsIndy superstars: Rick MearsHe raced hard, he raced fair and his lack of ego makes him one of the greatsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.18.16 - 1:15 pm]Indy superstars: Parnelli JonesIndy superstars: Parnelli JonesThe man who would not stand for the Europeans taking pole at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.17.16 - 1:32 pm]
IndyCar: The Five Greatest Drivers Who Never Won At IndyThis year the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”, the Indianapolis 500, will be run for the 100th time. That’s a staggering number that signifies a long and varied history. The event is steeped in pageantry, tradition, triumph, and tragedy. Each of the 99 ... [05.24.16 - 9:01 am]The Five Greatest Indy 500 Broadcasters Of All-TimeThe greatest spectacle in racing has a long and successful history of being broadcast nationally on ABC. Over the years, many great voices have guided the Indy 500 coverage. Here are just a few of them. From the days of Jim McKay and the Wide World of ... [05.23.16 - 10:17 am]IndyCar: Hinchcliffe Returns to Indy And Wins PoleIn a remarkable comeback story for the Verizon IndyCar Series, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe will lead the 100th Indianapolis 500 to the green flag. Hinchcliffe, who came perilously close to losing his life in a horrifying crash... [05.23.16 - 8:08 am]IndyCar: The End of Spec Racing?As the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 draws closer, the talk around the spec nature of the Verizon IndyCar Series continues to swirl. Right now, all of the teams in the series must use the Dallara DW12 chassis and they can outfit it with Chevrol... [05.21.16 - 1:20 pm]Indy 500 Qualifying Power RankingsThe day is finally here, and qualifying for the centennial edition of the Indy 500 has arrived. Here are some of the top contenders for the pole this weekend. It has been an eventful week for IndyCar racing, with the first full week of practice for the... [05.21.16 - 1:19 pm]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
A Nice Lead-In For Race WeekendWith qualifications for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 now behind us, what better time would there be for another episode of One Take Only? There have been a lot of new readers come to this site this month for the first time. Now that you’re... [05.24.16 - 5:03 am]Random Thoughts On Qualifying WeekendThe starting grid for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 is now set. James Hinchcliffe made an emotional and thrilling run for the pole to cap off a day that saw underdog Honda take it to the heavily favored Chevy powerplant. Honda-powered cars ... [05.23.16 - 5:04 am]A Popular Front Row For The Indianapolis 500Amidst all the cries of sandbagging by Chevy and bemoaning the dreaded “domed skids”; Honda was the one puffing their chest out at the end of qualifying for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Not only was the day a vindication for Honda, but it... [05.22.16 - 7:28 pm]It’s Pole Day At IMS!Welcome to a beautifully sunny Indianapolis Motor Speedway! There is not a cloud in the sky and the forecast is to be clear all day with a high of 77-degrees. As pointless as the exercise of “qualifying” was yesterday, today actually matters. In fact, ... [05.22.16 - 12:02 pm]Saturday Qualifying Follow-UpThe Fast Nine has now been set for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. More on that in a minute, but I have some really important news to report. The old-school classic Jumbo Tenderloin at the track has been located. It took a total of four days... [05.21.16 - 7:49 pm]
The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]Racing and Live Sports So Far in 2016What event has drawn sold out crowds daily, features a lot of big names in an extreme form of auto racing musical chairs, races on an oval, gets lots of press and even featured a viral video of a drunken cop slurring idiotic hate speech toward Tony Ste... [01.17.16 - 6:38 am]Happy New Year…and Happy Birthday Tony GeorgeHappy birthday to Tony George, grandson of the late great Tony Hulman. 1959 was the birth year for young Anton and was the year I first set foot inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Unfortunately any mention of Tony George in just about any context ... [12.30.15 - 3:02 pm]IndyCar Schedule in 2016: The Good, Bad and Unvarnished From A Ticket Buying FanThe 2016 IndyCar schedule was formally announced today. As fervent long-term IndyCar fans we are gratified to have any sort of schedule. Formulating one is potentially the most difficult part of running IndyCar. For every great addition such as Phoenix... [10.27.15 - 2:52 pm]
12-12:30 Pos. 33-22 Practice 12:45-1:15 Pos. 21-10 Practice 1:30-2 Fast 9 Practice 2:45-4:45 33-10 Qualifications 5-5:45 Fast 9 Qualification... [05.22.16 - 11:08 am]Indianapolis 500 Qualifications Day 1The first day of Indianapolis 500 Qualifications is in the books and it was a good one.
The day started off awfully rough with rain and dampers delaying opening practice until the early afternoon. But the show the Verizon IndyCar Series stars put on whe... [05.21.16 - 10:09 pm]Indianapolis 500 Practice Day 5Fast Friday his here and just as the name describes, the speeds were quick. INDYCAR allowed both Honda and Chevrolet to boost their engines by 10kPa from 130 to 140, the equivalent of about 30 horsepower and 5mph.
When the track went green at noon Andre... [05.20.16 - 6:24 pm]Indianapolis 500 Practice Day 4The 4th day of Indianapolis 500 was a beautiful one. The weather conditions consisted of bright blue skies, near perfect temperatures and just a slight wind all day.
The first non-debris yellow of the day came just after 4pm when Ryan Hunter-Reay's Hond... [05.19.16 - 6:49 pm]
Newgarden Blossoms In Race Day Conditions By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Josef Newgarden’s Pole Day pity party officially reached closing time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Monday afternoon, when the rising American open-wheel star paced practice in conditions expected to mimi... [05.24.16 - 8:07 am]Schmidt Peterson A Big Story In The Making By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Team Inspiration, otherwise known as Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, ruled Pole Day qualifications at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday as the starting field was set for the historic 100th running of the In... [05.23.16 - 11:57 am]Hinchcliffe Earns Pole For 100th Running Of Indy 500 By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
One of the things that turns human beings into sports fanatics are great sports story lines. James Hinchcliffe is working on a beauty of a story this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On Sunday at IMS,... [05.22.16 - 5:57 pm]Hinchtown Could Become Party City By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
James Hinchcliffe’s inspiring journey from pain-to-recovery at Indianapolis Motor Speedway took him to the top of the qualifying chart for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 Saturday evening, one ye... [05.22.16 - 10:05 am]Hinchcliffe Leads Fast Nine Run For Indy Pole The list of drivers who have a shot at winning the pole for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 was reduced to nine on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The nine are James Hinchliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Honda), Ryan Hunter-Rea... [05.21.16 - 7:08 pm]
Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]IndyCar’s Sunday drive in Long BeachOfficiating anything is a thankless job. Someone is always on the wrong side of a call and many will hold a grudge forever. I know this. I was a high school football referee for many years. At one stadium a fan screamed, “You &$%#@*% zebras!” at us... [04.19.16 - 12:23 pm]The IndyCar RevenantIt’s movie time for the Verizon IndyCar Series once again. This time, the movie connection is The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Academy Award winning vehicle. Of course the plot of the entire movie doesn’t reflect the current state of IndyCar, but on... [04.07.16 - 2:10 pm]The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: IndyCar meets expectationsYeah, the title is kind of damning with faint praise, but it is not totally true. The race had much to like, and quite honestly, for the Verizon IndyCar Series meeting expectations is kind of a big deal. Expectations, meet IndyCar. As expected, Team ... [03.14.16 - 9:49 pm]
Checking Out My Local TrackI'll probably post some sort of wrap-up to the Barber race later this week, but in keeping things chronological, I'm instead going to post about a trip Kevin and I took to one of our local tracks this weekend.
Rockford Speedway, in Rockford, Ill. is... [04.27.16 - 4:30 pm]Long Beach -- Upon Further ReviewSo, here we are, three races into the season and I haven't come through with either a blog or a podcast on any of them.
While part of that is due to a busy schedule, and our trip to Singapore, it's also been a little about motivation. Not for me, but ... [04.20.16 - 8:26 pm]Another Trip To The Singapore GP CircuitTuesday here in Singapore started out a little cloudy and rainy, but in the late morning the rain went away, although the humidity did stick around.
What am I saying? The humidity always sticks around here! As I type this at a little after 1 p.m., the... [04.12.16 - 1:51 am]Finding The Singapore F1 CourseHappy Monday! Well, for some of us at least. I am in Singapore this week, traveling with my wife, Darcy, as she attends a trade show here.
Let me tell you, the trip here is an absolute haul. Our flight left Chicago at noon on Thursday, and the first... [04.10.16 - 11:09 pm]I Hate Alexander RossiActually, I don't, I've never even met the guy! The title of this post is more of a play on words to the ESPN 30-for-30 called "I Hate Christian Laettner". If you saw it, you might get the correlation: people hated Christian Laettner because they saw ... [03.10.16 - 11:40 am]
Monday Indy 500 PracticeIf there is one Indianapolis 500 practice day that you must attend, it is this one. The practice after qualifications have been completed are some of the most exciting and action-packed on track activity of the month. It lived up to the billing today, ... [05.23.16 - 6:53 pm]James Hinchcliffe on Pole for Indy 500Pole Day at Indianapolis, where magic happens. What a day it was. One year ago James Hinchcliffe was fighting for his life in a hospital after a horrific crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500. Today, he captured the Pole position for the 100th... [05.22.16 - 8:25 pm]Saturday Indy 500 QualifyingThe first step to setting the starting lineup for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 is complete. The day started off with a long delay, as rain showers covered the Speedway area until early morning. In the end, there was plenty of track time, a... [05.21.16 - 9:59 pm]Fast Friday Indy 500 PracticeToday was Fast Friday at IMS, in preparation for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The increase in turbocharger boost produced incredible speeds, with 18 drivers eclipsing the 230 mph barrier. The fastest of them all was Team Penske driver Wil... [05.20.16 - 10:26 pm]Thursday Indy 500 PracticeThe weather on Thursday couldn’t have been better for Indianapolis 500 practice. The sun was shining all day, with little to no wind. A full six hours of on-track activity allowed teams to try different setups and strategies for the upcoming race on Ma... [05.19.16 - 8:53 pm]
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the WayThere is an axiom that floats about the business world, "people will tell you what they want, if you just listen to them". The most successful salespersons and businesses shut up and listen, examine that information, and then figure out how to best pro... [03.23.16 - 12:48 pm]There, Now Don't You Feel Better?I don't know about you, but I always feel better after the first Indycar race of the season.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has really grown on me as the season opener. The first Indycar race is always an indicator (especially here in Nor... [03.16.16 - 2:17 pm]The Last Of The MohicansIn the second book of James Fenimore Cooper's 5 novels comprising The Leatherstocking Tales, the character of Uncas is known as the last full-blooded member of the Mohican tribe of Native Americans who becomes allied within other tribes through marriag... [01.28.16 - 11:26 am]Not Good EnoughIt doesn't seem so very long ago when we were all left in stunned disbelief following the death of Dan Wheldon, October 16, 2011.
Maybe it's because it hasn't been that long really.
Now resigned to the terrible result of another all too fateful m... [08.25.15 - 1:42 pm]Alternate Realities, Part IIBack again folks.
During the in-between days where the luster of the Indy 500 becomes patina and the pomp of season culmination not quite here, I dare to fill that space with something that most other outlets do not - rewrite the amazing and rich his... [08.05.15 - 2:24 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: The 10 Year Hiatus EditionAlright alright alright. Over a week late but never short, here’s to another exciting edition of notes. The anotherindycarblog compound was affected by a multi-day power outage no thanks to an increasingly intoxicated ‘spring’ in Indiana. As such, cove... [04.10.16 - 9:54 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… 196 Days Edition—Prerace— YEA RIGHT! No… Even though its stupid ABC and their stupid format with their stupid voices I guess I’ll watch a little… Because racecar… obviously. Yessss I’ve missed the IMSP montages! Hellloooo Allen Bestwick. At least the suffering wont … ... [03.15.16 - 10:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Super Awesome Championship Sonoma EditionWell, here we find ourselves again. Not much to say other than lets go. –Prerace– How long is this thing? I don’t have time for this I need to see some racecars. DVR starts in the middle of the season … Continue reading → [08.31.15 - 9:36 pm]
VICS: Josef Newgarden to Start Second at 100th Running of Indy 500Josef Newgarden, driver of the No. 21 Preferred Freezer Chevrolet, will start in the front row in second place for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 29. A lot of the guys have said since the new aerokits, t... [05.24.16 - 11:00 am]VICS: Henderson To Hold Different Role At 100th Indy 500On television, she is best known as playing Carol Brady, the mother of “The Brady Bunch.” At the Indianpolis Motor Speedway on Indy 500 race day, she has memorably sung the National Anthem and “America The Beautfiul.” On this upcoming Sunday for the sp... [05.24.16 - 10:00 am]VICS: Josef Newgarden Tops Eighth Practice for Indianapolis 500In the eighth practice for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway saw six Chevrolets and four Hondas in the top-10 in speeds. The top speed was set by Josef Newgarden, driver of the No. 21 Preferred Freezer Chevrol... [05.23.16 - 5:47 pm]VICS: Ryan Hunter-Reay Qualifies Third for Indy 500Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the No. 26 DHL Honda, qualified in the third position just outside the front row for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was the second to last ca... [05.23.16 - 10:30 am]VICS: Hinchcliffe Changes Tone at IMSJames Hinchcliffe, driver of the No. 5 Arrow Electronic Honda, wanted a new story other than talking about the devastating accident that happen last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway while practicing for the Indy 500. He made that happen with capturi... [05.23.16 - 10:00 am]
Cooler SizeAnyone know how strict they are being nowadays on cooler size? I recently bought a soft-sided backpack cooler that should have been fine for allowable size at 18x12x7 inches, but it really is closer to a bit over 19" long until you squish it. Just wo... [05.24.16 - 9:39 pm]Donald DavidsonAnyone have an idea what article he is ticked off about. An article about the Wood Brothers at Indy that according to him was printed today. [05.24.16 - 8:27 pm]JR Hildebrand threw out first pitch at Cubs vs CardsJust shown on ESPN during the game. [05.24.16 - 7:53 pm]Racer.com opinion piece "The Indy 500's moment of truth"I've also had this opinion coming into this 100th running. Its not make or break by any means but Indycar needs this massive spotlight to build its fanbase. Its why I started a thread earlier this week stating that the PR/Marketing departments have t... [05.24.16 - 6:38 pm]Coors Light New Official Beer Sponsor?Coors light has been added to the bottom of the indycar.com page where all of the official sponsors are. Has there been an announcement of them coming on board? I know that Miller Lite sponsors the 500 and they're associated with Coors but that's only ... [05.24.16 - 6:02 pm]2016 Indianapolis 500 Betting Oddsswitching to bovada this year, as they are offering more lines
Hinchcliffe 12-1 [05.24.16 - 5:43 pm]Concealed CarryIs the Speedway itself posted no concealed carry?
ZOOOM [05.24.16 - 4:43 pm]INDYCAR in NYC??Was checking my twitter feed just now - apparently the series is doing a string of media events througout the day in New York City. Did an interesting Facebook Q/A with Will Power & RHR for TheDrive.com. Looks like a handful of drivers were up at Brook... [05.24.16 - 4:28 pm]What is everyone's favorite Indy 500 Logo?As a graphic designer I'm always interested every year in what the new Indy 500 logo will look like.
I must say that i really like this year's version and I think the way they incorporated the 100 into the 500 is a nice touch, however, I'll always be ... [05.24.16 - 3:42 pm]From Brownsburg to infield parking?I'm hoping to get feedback from Indy 500 veterans or Speedway locals. We're staying in Brownsburg and have turn#4 infield parking. Just by looking at a map my plan is the following:
Hwy 74 to Crawfordsville road, cut north on N. Highschool Rd to W. ... [05.24.16 - 3:03 pm]
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