Travel Channel Seeks Enthusiastic Indy 500 Fans For New Show
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IndyCar driver: Dyslexia 'pushed me to work harder'he had struggled mightily with reading and spelling. After the dyslexia was pinpointed, reading still was hard — it still is, he acknowledged — but now he has strategies to work around it. When Wilson looks at words on a page, he "sees" the ... [05.22.13 - 6:06 pm]Young Drivers Give IndyCar Solid FoundationGraham Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family names, have reached Victory Lane and seem to enjoy playing up their growing rivalry. The bold, budding stars represent a whole ... [05.22.13 - 6:38 am]IndyCar altering qualifying in doubleheaders, splitting it up for second raceDETROIT — IndyCar says qualifying for the second race of series doubleheaders at Belle Isle, Toronto and Houston will be split into two groups. All cars will be split into the groups for 12 minutes each, with five minutes of guaranteed green-flag time. [05.22.13 - 11:46 am]IndyCar owner Sarah Fisher hitting the booksINDIANAPOLIS — Sarah Fisher is going back to school. The youngest woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 and first female car owner, Fisher has enrolled in the business school of Western Governors University to pursue her bachelor's degree. [05.23.13 - 4:10 am]Rookies ready to rock the Indy 500"Last year in my first Lights race here, I did second place. I had a great car and fought for the win. It's going to be tough doing 600 miles in one weekend, but I think we have perfect cars in both Indy Lights and IndyCar, so I'm going to be ... [05.23.13 - 4:25 am]INDYCAR: HIPPINO.com To Sponsor Kanaan At DetroitJust a few weeks after announcing the KV Racing-SH Racing entry of Tony Kanaan could go sponsorless for the prized June IndyCar Series events televised by ABC, HIPPINO.com has stepped up and signed on to back the Brazilian for the doubleheader at Detroit. [05.22.13 - 2:50 pm]IndyCar drivers cool to Patrick's switch to NASCARAddressing why the TV networks frequently focus on Patrick even though she is usually running from 20th on back in races, Briscoe said, "She has a huge following ... he recalled the first time he saw the Wisconsin native. "I was 16 years old [and] work... [05.22.13 - 6:16 pm]Indy 500 2013: Ranking Top Contenders in Biggest Race of IndyCar SeasonThat said, it's impossible to ignore his terrific qualifying speeds. When a car is running that well, even an average driver is capable of getting into contention late in the race. It gives the 32-year-old American a chance to score the biggest ... [05.23.13 - 1:36 am]Indycar needs an early ovalSo after four street and road courses where rain would be a welcome variable I’m sitting at home watching rain postpone Indy 500 qualifying. One thing I can’t get my mind off of is that the series, the fans, and the drivers really need an oval before I... [05.18.13 - 5:53 am]Carpenter slays IndyCar giants to win 500 pole(Reuters) - Ed Carpenter upstaged IndyCar's biggest names and teams on Saturday to grab pole for the 97th Indianapolis 500. Carpenter, IndyCar's only owner/driver, delivered the big surprise on Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway clocking a ... [05.18.13 - 2:08 pm]
Young drivers give IndyCar solid foundationINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family names, have reached Victory Lane and seem to enjoy playing up their growing rivalry. [05.22.13 - 12:42 pm]IndyCar altering qualifying in doubleheadersDETROIT (AP) -- IndyCar says qualifying for the second race of series doubleheaders at Belle Isle, Toronto and Houston will be split into two groups. [05.22.13 - 6:43 pm]IndyCar penalizes 3 cars for rules violationsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar officials fined Graham Rahal's team $10,000, Ryan Briscoe's team $5,000 and Michel Jourdain Jr.'s team $1,000 Tuesday after they failed post-qualifying inspection. [05.21.13 - 5:09 pm]Young drivers 500 give IndyCar solid foundationINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family names, have reached Victory Lane and seem to enjoy playing up their growing rivalry. [05.22.13 - 2:12 pm]IndyCar penalizes three 500 cars for violationsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar officials fined Graham Rahal's team $10,000, Ryan Briscoe's team $5,000 and Michel Jourdain Jr.'s team $1,000 Tuesday after they failed post-qualifying inspection. [05.21.13 - 6:57 pm]IndyCar penalizes three Indy 500 cars for rules violationsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar officials fined Graham Rahal's team $10,000, Ryan Briscoe's team $5,000 and Michel Jourdain Jr.'s team $1,000 Tuesday after they failed post-qualifying inspection. [05.21.13 - 6:32 pm]Young drivers at Indy 500 give IndyCar solid foundationINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Graham Rahal and Marco Andretti have all the ingredients the IndyCar Series has been craving. They have famous family names, have reached Victory Lane and seem to enjoy playing up their growing rivalry. [05.22.13 - 2:16 pm]MST: What does IndyCar cost relative to F1?MST: The cars lining up to compete in this weekend’s Monaco GP and Indy 500 may appear the same. However, even the smallest Formula One teams run on budgets around five times those of their leading IndyCar counterparts. [05.22.13 - 4:37 pm]IndyCar hires Walker as competition chiefINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar drivers and owners have always considered Derrick Walker to be a beacon of leadership. [05.13.13 - 8:23 pm]
(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images). IndyCar Series Driver James Hinchcliffe joined New School this morning to talk about the Indy 500 and his upcoming race at Texas Motor Speedway. play pause.... [05.23.13 - 12:17 pm]INDYCAR: HIPPINO.com To Sponsor Kanaan At Detroit - SPEEDtv.com SPEEDtv.com INDYCAR: HIPPINO.com To Sponsor Kanaan At Detroit SPEEDtv.com Just a few weeks after announcing the KV Racing-SH Racing entry of Tony Kanaan could go sponsorless for the prized June IndyCar Series events televised by ABC, HIPPINO.com has stepp... [05.22.13 - 9:02 pm]GRID 2 IndyCar DLC gets a trailer, pack contents detailed - VG247 Explosion GRID 2 IndyCar DLC gets a trailer, pack contents detailed VG247 GRID 2 IndyCar DLC gets a trailer, pack contents detailed. GRID 2 developer Codemasters has revealed a new trailer for its IndyCar DLC pack, which is available with pre-orders of th... [05.23.13 - 4:44 am]What's it cost to compete in Formula One? An IndyCar comparison - NBCSports.com What's it cost to compete in Formula One? An IndyCar comparison NBCSports.com In reality, the IndyCar teams purchase controlled-cost specification chassis from Dallara, whereas their F1 counterparts are involved in a costly high tech arms race to make it... [05.22.13 - 12:36 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2013 INDYCAR 36: Charlie Kimball
Watch the full episode of INDYCAR 36 as we follow Charlie Kimball around during the 2013 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Sports [05.21.13 - 10:43 am]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2013 Bump Day Practice
Watch highlights from bump day practice for the 2013 Indy 500.
Sports [05.19.13 - 3:14 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Simon learns to throw
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' Simon Pagenaud will be throwing the first pitch out at the Milwaukee Brewers game on May 20 to promote the #Indy500orBust...but...
Sports [05.19.13 - 12:21 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2013 Pole Day Interviews
Ed Carpenter wins the pole for the 2013 Indy 500. Carlos Munoz is 2nd and Marco Andretti 3rd.
Sports [05.18.13 - 8:51 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2013 Fast Friday Interviews
Ej Viso fastest of the day, Simona de Silvestro and Josef Newgarden talk about Fast Friday Practice and qualifying tomorrow.
Sports [05.17.13 - 6:27 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com 2013 Indy 500 Day 6 Interviews
Conor Daly talks about his incident today. Carlos Munoz was fastest, and Takuma Sato talks about practice for the 2013 Indy 500.
Sports [05.16.13 - 9:03 pm]
Beatriz visits World Cup venue in progressTwo of the biggest sporting events to take place in Sao Paulo over the next 18 months collided April 30 when IZOD IndyCar Series driver Ana Beatriz visited the worksite of the Arena de Sao Paulo, which will serve as the city’s World Cup venue next summ... [04.30.13 - 1:54 pm]History of car No. 8 in Indianapolis 500In eight seasons competing in the IZOD IndyCar Series, Ryan Briscoe has seven victories and 27 podium finishes over 102 starts.
The Aussie, who was the 2012 pole sitter, will make his 103rd start in the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on... [04.15.13 - 1:22 pm]Beatriz piling up the milesAdding two IZOD IndyCar Series races to her schedule means Ana Beatriz will be spending a lot of time on airplanes.
The Dale Coyne Racing driver returned to her native Brazil following the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama to attend a wedding during the... [04.09.13 - 12:12 pm]Does it look like Helio?Helio Castroneves said he’ll call it “mini me.”
AAA Alabama produced bobble-head dolls of Castroneves, who will drive the No. 3 AAA Insurance Team Penske car this weekend in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. Castroneves v... [04.04.13 - 10:07 pm]Franchitti cheers on fellow ScotMiami resident Tony Kanaan accompanied Dario Franchitti to the Sony Tennis Open to watch Andy Murray compete in an early-round match. Franchitti and Murray — both from Scotland — go way back, but Franchitti had never attended a professional tennis mat... [04.01.13 - 12:07 pm]East meets West, and West listensTakuma Sato spent a few days with A.J. Foyt at a convention in Vegas last month — a sort of “get to know you” period for the recently-hired driver and the Indy car racing icon.
Sato’s initial observation of the IZOD IndyCar Series team owner? “The more... [03.23.13 - 9:57 pm]
Cyndie Allemann Competes in 24 Hours of the NürburgringCyndie Allemann at Nurburgring Woman of pressdog® Cyndie Allemann has now raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Le Mans and the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Read all about her adventures in Germany on Cyndie's site HERE and follow her on Twitter @Cynd... [05.23.13 - 7:39 am]AJ Almendinger Goes Step-By-Step at IndianapolisAJ Allmendinger gets reacquained with IndyCar at IMS AJ Allmendinger says he’s been taking it a step at a time during his return to open-wheel racing and debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, trying to get back to where it... [05.20.13 - 5:15 pm]Uncle pressdog’s Fireside Chat — Indy Qualifying EditionYo, yo, yo, peeps. Did you miss me last weekend? I didn’t think so. May 18 was me and mrs. pdog’s 28th wedding anniversary and she surprised me with a quick jaunt over to the Iowa/Wisconsin border for some Mississippi... [05.20.13 - 9:14 am]Shea Holbrook Adds Team Owner to Her ResumeShea Holbrook Shea Holbrook’s transition from driver to driver and team co-owner came with a big dose of big picture. In 2013 Shea Racing has expanded from just Shea Holbrook and her family-run team to a three-car effort with the... [05.18.13 - 8:03 am]Iowa Craft Beer Festival and IndyCar Race ConvergeCue the bag breathing ... the Iowa Craft Beer Festival in downtown Des Moines is on June 22, the day before the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway. The beer fest sold out lat year so advanced tickets are a must.... [05.16.13 - 10:35 am]
May 23: On Burger Bash and bronze badgesCarb Night Burger Bash VI When: Friday, 6:30-10 p.m. Where: 96th Street Steakburgers, 4715 E. 96th Street, Indianapolis. What: Family-oriented outdoor event with special guests hosted by Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee. Cost: Free. Donations welcome. Benefiti... [05.23.13 - 6:55 am]May 22: On Jim Harbaugh and James GarnerQuestion: Wow, 26th year covering the Indy 500. You don’t look a day over 40. Gonna be at Carb Day in the suite for some guy named Reed. He claims his car is sitting on something called a “pole.” Not sure what all that means. Could you explain. (Dan, S... [05.22.13 - 7:28 am]May 21: On ticket prices and pre-race funQuestion: What a welcome surprise by the Speedway yesterday in the form of a 15 percent increase in ticket prices. My section in Turn 1 is already spotty and this will not help. We purchase four tickets each year and might reduce to just two next year.... [05.21.13 - 7:27 am]A bittersweet May: Carrying on the Indy 500 tradition for grandpaThe following is a guest post from Amy Haneline, Indy Star Digital Developer. Last May, I posted an article on the Star’s 500 Buzz blog titled “My grandpa’s 500 love affair creates a family tradition.” The post explained how the month of May has become... [05.19.13 - 8:00 am]May 17: On Conor Daly and Carlos MunozQuestion: Who are the engineers for A.J. Foyt’s No. 41 team (Conor Daly’s car). Last year I, think Ray Leto and Larry Curry were involved. (Tim, Lafayette, La.) Answer: Yes, and those are the two on the car this year. By the way, it was discussed earli... [05.17.13 - 7:27 am]
Indy 500 by the numbersMy full time job is teaching math and science to middle schoolers so I'm a numbers guy. The Indianapolis 500 has been contested 96 times already so the event is full of numbers to play with so I thought I would take a spin of my own through this year's... [05.23.13 - 2:05 am]Drag racer Brown steps into Carpenter's IndyCarINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Antron Brown joked that he wouldn't mind making a couple of left-handed turns the next time he's on the track. Ed Carpenter thought it'd be fun to ramp up the speed by about 100 mph.
Maybe they ought to swap rides.
Brown, the rei... [05.23.13 - 1:41 am]You can outrun everyone but the sunAn IndyCar traveling at 235-plus mph can outrun just about anything - except the sun. That's the message Josef Newgarden is spreading at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on this Wednesday Community Day at the Brickyard.
On the one day a year that real fans... [05.22.13 - 8:48 pm]IndyCar Series qualification rules for 2nd race on double-header weekendsIndianapolis, Ind. – The IZOD IndyCar Series announced today its qualification rules for the second race on double-header weekends at Belle Isle, Toronto and Houston. For these events, the competitors will be split into two groups, running 12 minutes ... [05.22.13 - 6:33 pm]Panther owner Jim Harbaugh to drive Chevy pace car for 97th Indianapolis 500INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (May 22, 2013) – Panther Racing co-owner Jim Harbaugh will drive the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray pace car for this weekend’s 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500, officials from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced today. Harb... [05.22.13 - 2:32 pm]At the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course Par is Over 220At the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course at the historical Indianapolis Motor Speedway par is 220+. That’s par for the IndyCars screaming around at over 220 miles per hour at the famed 2.5-mile oval in Speedway, Indiana. For golfers fortunately, par is ... [05.22.13 - 12:48 pm]
IndyCar finalises double-header rulesIndyCar has confirmed details of the race two qualifying procedure for the three double-header events on the 2013 schedule [05.23.13 - 2:41 am]Teams fined for Indy infractionsThree Indianapolis 500 entrants have been penalised for technical infractions following post-qualifying inspections, although the grid for Sunday's race remains unchanged [05.22.13 - 3:57 am]Jourdain misses the cut on Bump DayRahal Letterman Lanigan will be left with just its two full-time drivers Graham Rahal and James Jakes in the Indianapolis 500 after its third entry for Michel Jourdain Jr was the surprise Bump Day casualty [05.19.13 - 6:29 pm]Carpenter claims surprise Indy poleEd Carpenter emerged as the surprise winner in the battle for pole position for next weekend's Indianapolis 500 [05.18.13 - 7:31 pm]Power heads Chevrolet dominationWill Power led a Chevrolet rout of the opening phase of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, with rival Honda having been completely shut out of the Fast Nine pole shootout [05.18.13 - 6:24 pm]Legge gets last-minute Schmidt seatKatherine Legge will make a late attempt to qualify the third Schmidt Peterson Motorsport entry for this year's Indianapolis 500 [05.18.13 - 1:54 pm]
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com iRacing: IndyCar photo finish 2 (0.018 of a second)
My closest and best win yet, very reminiscent of Andretti/Hornish in 2006 :P.
Gaming [05.23.13 - 11:16 am]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Grid 2 : The Indy Car Pack
В этом видео геймплея мы покажем Dallara IndyCar на всемирно известном Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Pack IndyCar - с двумя дополнительными маршрутами на ...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Fast lap of Indy! - Indy 500
Pole Positions Jack Clarke shows us what its like to do a 250mph lap of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! By speeding up the footage of him going 25mph in a h...
Pole Position - Motorsport Channel
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Ed Carpenter takes pole at IndyEd Carpenter takes pole at IndyEd Carpenter is playing David versus the Goliaths of Penske and Andretti at Indianapolis this year. The 32-year old Carpenter ...Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [05.20.13 - 5:15 am]Derrick Walker takes on a new challengeDerrick Walker takes on a new challengeYou have to tip your hat to Derrick Walker and wish him the best of luck. The 68-year old Walker ...Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [05.13.13 - 4:54 am]James Hinchcliffe wins againJames Hinchcliffe wins againA chaotic, crash-strewn IndyCar race in the streets of Sao Paulo on Sunday got its act together in the closing ...Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [05.07.13 - 4:52 am]More on Formula 1 and Long BeachMore on Formula 1 and Long BeachMy blog in this space two weeks ago – about the possibility of Bernie Ecclestone and some partners making a ...Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.29.13 - 4:58 am]Takuma Sato wins at Long BeachTakuma Sato wins at Long BeachThere was no catching Takuma Sato in the closing stages of this year’s Long Beach Grand Prix. The Japanese driver ...Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.22.13 - 5:09 am]
Further clarification of double-header qualification rules[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that qualifications for the second race of the IZOD IndyCar Series doubleheaders at Belle Isle, Toronto and Houston will be split into two groups. [05.22.13 - 4:41 pm]Tagliani airs concerns on aero kits, blocking rulesAlex Tagliani spoke candidly with More Front Wing earlier this week on his concerns that aero kits will hurt the smaller teams and that INDYCAR's blocking rules need to be more clearly defined. [05.22.13 - 11:30 am]Three Indy 500 entrants penalized for qualifying technical infractionsThe No. 8 entry for Ryan Briscoe, No. 15 entry for Graham Rahal, and No. 17 entry for Michel Jourdain, Jr. have all been fined for technical rule infractions following Indianapolis 500 qualifying. [05.21.13 - 4:29 pm]Hinchcliffe: “Newgarden should have won” in BrazilJames Hinchcliffe won't turn down a win, but he's willing to make his views on the finish in São Paulo very clear. “Josef Newgarden should have won that race,” he says. “Takuma [Sato] blocked Josef." [05.21.13 - 10:00 am]IMS 2013: Paul’s qualifying weekend thoughtsPaul looks back on a busy qualifying weekend for the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 and presents his thoughts on some of the recent changes to the qualifying format for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing while adding some ideas of his own. [05.20.13 - 2:00 pm]
They Just Don’t Get ItBy now, my friends and co-workers are used to my behavior during the Month of May. They are used to it, but they are still perplexed by it. They don’t get it. I have one co-worker that sort of semi-gets it, because he’s a big NASCAR fan. But I’m not ev... [05.23.13 - 5:04 am]The Rising Cost Of The Month Of MayIf you’re a regular ticket holder to the Indianapolis 500, you may have already received a letter from IMS President Jeff Belskus outlining the ticket price increases for 2014. Curt Cavin reported this past weekend that ticket prices for most seats wou... [05.22.13 - 5:03 am]Can Honda Flip The Switch?Now that the starting field has been set for the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500, it’s kind of interesting to scan through the field to see the distribution of power through the field. The Top-Ten cars on the grid are all powered by Chevrolet. You... [05.21.13 - 5:03 am]Late To The PartyBy Susan Phillips As many of you know, my son graduated from High School on Saturday afternoon, Pole Day, Mr. Oilpressure and my first Anniversary. Many compromises were made and it was agreed that I would leave the graduation festivities to my son and... [05.20.13 - 5:04 am]Bump Day Wrap-UpWhen Katherine Legge became the thirty-third qualifier, also occupying the thirty-third starting position, in the first hour of qualifying – I had no idea that we were looking at the final version of the starting grid for the 97th Running of the Indian... [05.19.13 - 7:54 pm]
End of a seasonIn the end, it came down to three points. An American accepted the Astor Cup with the title only decided at the checkered flag. An American stood in victory lane after 500 miles on an oval track.
In other words, it was the coda that many IndyCar fans h... [09.16.12 - 12:33 am]INDYCAR: The Friday Setup (Fontana) "The Friday Setup" will be a preview of the upcoming races and the schedule of the weekend events (practice and qualifications) leading up to race day. Also it will include other forms of rambling about the upcoming race (and the overall state... [09.14.12 - 8:00 am]The better part of valor: Conway recuses himself from INDYCAR finaleNo more.
That is what Mike Conway said when he considered taking part in this season's final IZOD IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
Conway, a genial, mild-tempered Brit, has plenty of reason to hate high-speed oval racin... [09.13.12 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR: Power Rankings (Fontana) U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
It ain't over yet. Stud Hunter-Reay will not go quietly into that good night after all. The last race is a Saturday night oval, and dammit we want our American hero conquering all. Also we want PENSKE B*TCHFACE one more time. ... [09.13.12 - 11:40 am]On mergers and unifications: enduring the long road aheadI have to say that while I don't know nearly as much about the inner workings of sports car racing as I do about other series like IndyCar and NASCAR, I have always been turned on by sleek prototypes, supercars, and even the "lowly" touring series.
And... [09.06.12 - 3:17 pm]
Your Questions Answered: Carb Day's Firestone Freedom 100If you're headed out to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Carb Day and aren't a big fan of the band Poison, you may be headed out to catch the Firestone Freedom 100. I thought we could answer a few prospective questions folks might have about the event:
... [05.23.13 - 7:44 am]Indy 500 Field Preview: Rows 6-11Today marks the second installment of a preview of this year’s starting 33 drivers for the Indianapolis 500. If you missed yesterday’s preview, which covered Rows 1-5, you can find it here.
16) Scott Dixon, #9, Target Chip Ganassi Racing
It does... [05.22.13 - 7:33 am]Indy 500 Field Preview: Rows 1-5Today marks the first part of a two-part preview of this year’s field for the Indianapolis 500. Let's start by taking a look at all the drivers in Rows 1-5. Tomorrow, we’ll take a crack at previewing Rows 6-11. Here are your first 15 qualifying positio... [05.21.13 - 7:32 am]Pole Day/Bump Day Notes-I was able to spend the entire weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for qualifying, which meant seeing some absolutely tremendous driving and on-track action. Even with the rain delaying matters on Saturday, you couldn't have asked for a much be... [05.20.13 - 7:43 am]Your Quick Bump Day Preview-The gates open for Armed Forces Bump Day at 7:30 am ET tomorrow, but there first cars will hit the track for practice from 9-10 am. Then, there's a 2-hour wait before spots 25-33 are filled, starting at noon ET and going until 6 pm. It doesn't look li... [05.18.13 - 10:51 pm]
The IndyCar Pack – GRID 2In this gameplay video we show the Dallara IndyCar racing at the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The IndyCar Pack — featuring two extra routes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Circuit plus the Dallara IndyCar and Indy 500 Pace Car liveries ... [05.22.13 - 4:31 pm]Turbo Movie Trailers, Posters, TV Spots, App, and Video GamePosters Trailers TV Spots App Video Game From the makers of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda, Turbo is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an underdog snail who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed. But after making fast f... [05.21.13 - 8:55 pm]2013 Indy 500 Qualifying Highlights and InterviewsPole Day Bump Day Special thanks to IMS Productions and IndyCar for footage. [05.18.13 - 11:03 pm]Derrick Walker Press ConferenceSpecial thanks to IMS Productions and IndyCar for footage. [05.14.13 - 12:25 am]2013 Indy 500 Practice VideosOpening Day Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Multiple angles of Conor Daly’s crash Fast Friday Special thanks to IMS Productions and IndyCar for footage. [05.12.13 - 7:58 pm]
Pole Day Wrap Up; Yawwnnnnn………Ed Carpenter wins the Indianapolis 500 Pole…….W...I got a little tradition busting to share with you, pal. Consider this: The qualifications ‘traditionally’ end at 6pm local time in Indianapolis. In a smooth transition of television schedule adjusting and shell game type of hidden moves, NBCSN bounced... [05.19.13 - 8:10 am]Tuesday 05/14/2013 Brickyard Cliff Notes: A Toe IS A Tow Is A Race Set Up Tow Based on all that transpired today at the Hallowed Ground (5565 miles ran in a 6 hour period by 34 different driver/car combinations) it sure smelled like a race set up kind of throw away day on the speed charts for the 97th running of the Indianap... [05.14.13 - 11:57 pm]Monday 05/13/2013 Brickyard Cliff Notes With the best of the very best Indianapolis based blogging scribes relentlessly posting either minute by minute @Twitter updates in preparation for their blogs or completing professional writing assignments, I thought I would slide in a few Cliff Not... [05.13.13 - 11:22 pm]A Little Soul Searching Or 33 Is Just A NumberThirty two names, thirty THREE cars. Too much emphasis is being placed on the magical number of 33. Traditions die hard and yet, they do have a way of being slightly altered. Recall when 34 cars started the Indy Racing League’s grand show in the not to... [05.08.13 - 5:46 pm]And Its PIPPA In Just Under The Wire!Professional reporting hat – ON (Indianapolis, April 30, 2013) Pippa Mann, a 29 year old Indy Car pilot from London, England is about to embark on her second run at the Yard of Bricks in hopes of taking that famous swig of milk in victory lane. Pippa M... [04.30.13 - 5:38 pm]
Buddy Lazier returns to the "500"Buddy Lazier has become the fourth former winner of the Indianapolis 500 to have an entry submitted for the 97th running of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
Lazier Partners Racing, owned by Buddy's father and 1981 "500" starter Bob Lazier, will ... [05.09.13 - 5:09 am]Report: Derrick Walker to become IndyCar president of racing opsNBC Sports Network's Robin Miller is reporting on SPEED.com that Ed Carpenter Racing team manager Derrick Walker has agreed to become IndyCar's president of racing operations, and that a formal announcement is expected next week.
Walker, 68, has ov... [05.09.13 - 4:31 am]IndyCar race director speaks on Sato's moves in Sao PauloTakuma Sato was twice reviewed by IndyCar Race Control in the closing laps of Sunday's Sao Paulo Indy 300 for his rather defensive tactics to protect the lead from both Josef Newgarden and James Hinchcliffe.
No action was taken against the A.J. Foy... [05.08.13 - 3:57 pm]Indy 500 entry list released32 drivers have been announced for 33 entries that will take part in the 97th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race.
The official entry list, which was released yesterday, features 17 Chevrolet-powered entries and 16 from Honda. Topping the list are Dario Fra... [05.08.13 - 1:56 pm]Hinchcliffe, Sato deliver finish for the ages in Sao Paulo[youtube]OvsUHspjgAs[/youtube]
After battling each other wheel-to-wheel in one of the most electric finishes in IZOD IndyCar Series history, there was nothing left for James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato to do but smile, laugh, and share an embrace.
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Indy 500 Qualifying – What A Weekend!A few observations following a great weekend of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500: -Ed Carpenter on the pole is a fantastic story. It was very popular with the locals, short track enthusiasts, other drivers, most actual fans and the press. He did a w... [05.20.13 - 10:21 am]The Merry Month Of May In Indianapolis at the 500 and Related PleasuresOne of the most enjoyable traditions about the month of May in Indianapolis at the track is consumption of well-prepared pork tenderloin sandwiches. I like it best when it is dipped twice in buttermilk and egg, and floured then panko’d, then cooked in... [05.15.13 - 4:48 pm]Just a Racing Fan Enjoying The Best Month of the Year…People have asked this month ‘Disciple, why aren’t you blogging about Indy every day….after all it’s May?’ True dat. Truth is I am having way too much fun actually enjoying the sights and sounds to stop and comment. Perhaps if it was raining non-stop i... [05.14.13 - 10:08 am]May in Indy – Let’s Hit The Big Track in Speedway!Now that we are in May it is time for anyone who fancies themselves racing fans to focus on the one event that defines the sport – The Indianapolis 500. A list of items for which I have hope include: -No rain on any day the track is open. The compresse... [05.07.13 - 10:18 am]Almost Here: The Month of May and the 2013 Indianapolis 500!Now that the month of May is nearly upon us the zombie-like, cart-crapper contingent is in full blown sport destruction mode as they always are around this time every year. It is a real shame they just refuse to grow up. Oh well. Every large family has... [04.29.13 - 10:20 am]
INDYCAR Announces Indy Qual PenaltiesINDYCAR announced in a press release Tuesday three penalties levied against IZOD IndyCar Series competitors for violations during Indianapolis 500 qualification technical inspection. The fines are: The No. 8 entry of Chip Ganassi Racing driven by Ryan B... [05.21.13 - 4:29 pm]Bump Day RecapMichel Jourdain, who didn't make a single qualifying attempt Sunday, struggled to get up to speed all day and failed to make the field, becoming the first '500' Bump since 2011.
20-minutes before the gun was set to sound Jourdain pitted and was instruct... [05.19.13 - 5:54 pm]Pole Day Recap2013 Pole Day is in the books and for the first time since 1957 with Pat O'Connor, a Hoosier will be leading the 33-car pack to the drop of the green flag for the Indianapolis 500.
1. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.3689 ( 228.762) 2. (26) Carl... [05.18.13 - 9:20 pm]Q&A With A.J. AllmendingerA.J. on what it feels like to be a rookie, back in the Indycar, golf and more.
[05.17.13 - 11:40 am]Conor Daly Crashes In Turn 1 Rookie Conor Daly became victim to the first incident of the month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice for the Indianapolis 500.
Daly was turning his 43rd lap of the day when sliding up into the Turn 1 wall making hard contact with the SA... [05.16.13 - 3:06 pm]
Castroneves Thinks No. 4 Is Within Reach At Indy By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
INDIANAPOLIS – There was a time when Helio Castroneves thought the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was an easy place to figure out.
The colorful Brazilian driver came to Indy for the first time in 2001 and surp... [05.23.13 - 1:23 pm]The Yanks Are Storming Gasoline Alley By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Pre-race story lines for the Sunday’s 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 fittingly will be dominated by the possibility of either IZOD IndyCar Series superstars Helio Castroneves or Dario Franchitti beco... [05.22.13 - 10:45 am]Carpenter Hammers The Big Boys On Pole Day Ed Carpenter, the lone team owner/driver in the IZOD IndyCar Series recorded a blistering four-lap average speed of 228.762 mph (best lap of 229.347 mph; 39.2418 seconds) in the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka car to win the pole for the 2013 Indian... [05.18.13 - 10:15 pm]Viso Gets A Grip, Puts Down Fast Lap On Fast Friday By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
E.J. Viso flirted with the magic 230 mph barrier during “Fast Friday” practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, further stamping any-and-all of Andretti Autosport’s Chevrolet-powered roster as the drivers t... [05.18.13 - 8:12 am]Rookie Munoz Leads Andretti Charge At Indy By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Rookie Carlos Munoz’s comfort level at Indianapolis Motor Speedway increased by 2.14 mph Thursday, when the Andretti Autosport driver re-emerged atop the speed chart heading into “Fast Friday” at the 2.5-m... [05.17.13 - 8:03 am]
An Open Letter to the IndyCar Series Team OwnersHello, Gentlemen (and Lady, Ms. Fisher), You don't know me, but I'm a long time fan. Of all of yours. Literally. Mr. Penske, I've thrilled to the feats of your bespoke chassis that so dominated CART for years, and I've enjoyed the driving of basically e... [06.06.12 - 11:09 pm]The World Calls The Thrilling Indy 500 FinishSo I'm pretty sure unless you're part of the .00001% of bored angsty messageboard lurker, you and 99.9999% of the world found the 2012 Indy 500 thrilling, exciting, unpredictable, and one of the best motor races of any kind in quite some time. But one ... [05.29.12 - 11:08 pm]Indy 500 Odds Are InSo here are the First Odds for this year's Indy 500.
Will Power9-2Helio Castroneves4-1Ryan Briscoe9-2Dario Franchitti6-1Scott Dixon6-1Marco Andretti10-1Tony Kanaan10-1Ryan Hunter-Reay20-1JR Hildebrand25-1Field (Any Other Driver)25-1James Hinchcliffe25-1... [05.09.12 - 3:10 pm]The State of IndyCar Engine Supply in 2012Subtitle: The Post Wherein The Speedgeek Finally Loses His Everlovin' Mind
There's been a whole lot of stuff that's been sticking in my craw of late when it comes to the World of IndyCar, specifically, in the realm of engine supply. I won't clog up the ... [05.01.12 - 11:49 pm]Sarah Fisher Hartman (Ain't) Racing - How Did We Get Here?The latest and possibly biggest yet hubbub of the 2011-2012 IZOD IndyCar Series offseason has been the ongoing struggle by Sarah Fisher and her crew at the newly re-launched Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing to get an engine to put in the back of their brand... [02.20.12 - 10:36 pm]
Indianapolis… I am in you!!Well, that was an adventure! So glad I decided to head out on Wednesday, instead early Thursday morning. At least this way I got to sleep last night and acclimate myself today, and arrive at the Yellow Party refreshed Anyway, … Continue reading → [05.23.13 - 9:19 am]A Quick Hello!My goodness, where does the time go? I swear I try to schedule time to update this thing, but scheduling my brain to produce something interesting on demand is not always the best course of action! *trust me you should … Continue reading → [05.19.13 - 3:23 pm]Travel Channel Seeks Enthusiastic Indy 500 Fans for New Show…Are you who they’re looking for? I was approached this week about this, but alas, as much as I would like to participate, (mostly to meet Adam Richman who is one of my food/travel channel crushes) I hardly fall into … Continue reading → [05.02.13 - 5:21 pm]The Tipping Point…I have a folder on my desktop, it has the icon of a bucket, and in it I toss “sheets of paper” (rtf files) with story ideas, and random thoughts, and clips, and quotes, and rants, and links… I reach … Continue reading → [02.21.13 - 12:19 am]Canadian Motorsports Expo UpdateSo they’re really pulling out all the stops and hyping the crap out of the NASCAR driver appearances this weekend. (don’t remember them creating quite the same frenzy for Tracy, Villeneuve, Hinch or Franchitti) Anyway, this dropped into my inbox … Cont... [02.04.13 - 9:05 pm]
The Time Trials at the Indianapolis 500Even with all the changes to its format over the years and the possibility of more to come, the pathos of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 never gets old. The Time Trials both test and reveal character every year. The true cognoscenti of IndyC... [05.19.13 - 2:20 pm]Value added Fast Friday at IMSAs IMS rubs its hands together and gleefully prepares to spend its own tax money on moving both its facility and fan engagement into the modern era, the question is how to spend the money. Since I have absolutely no qualifications to offer any suggest... [05.17.13 - 12:21 pm]The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s past is not its futureI doubt if Tony Hulman ever envisioned the Indianapolis Motor Speedway being what it is today: a multi-race, multi-series venue poised to add lights and reap a favorable interest free loan from the state of Indiana derived from its own taxes. The fact... [05.12.13 - 6:10 pm]Ten Worthless Opinions: Sao Paulo Indy 300 Samba EditionDancing is life in Brazil. The main straight for the Sao Paulo Indy 300 is the Sambadrome, the 30,000 seat home to the carnival parade put on by the samba schools in Sao Paulo. The samba schools are year-round organizations that are the social hub of... [05.06.13 - 2:37 pm]The Mods and Rockers: what IndyCar can learn from British pop cultureThe IZOD IndyCar Series needs fewer Mods on scooters and a few more Rockers on motorcycles In the recent NASCAR Nationwide race at Richmond, a typically long and relatively boring race was spiced up by a post race contretemps between Brian Scott and Ne... [04.29.13 - 5:50 pm]
Day 5 -- Consider the Gauntlet ThrownI was looking at my posts from May of last year (mostly so I don't incessantly repeat myself) and stumbled across my title from Thursday's practice: "Day 6 -- The Rise of Dixie". In it I spoke of how Scott Dixon had quietly worked on other things all w... [05.16.13 - 10:46 am]Day 3 In the BooksIt looks like the weather is starting to warm up, and with the mercury rising this week, speeds will probably begin to do the same. But even though the high temperature only reached 63 degrees Monday, things still began to get a little racy.
Monday is... [05.13.13 - 9:12 pm]Brazil Wrap-UpBy now plenty of the superlatives have been spoken about Sunday's Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300, but still I think there is room for more. Yes, that's how great of a race it was. I mean, when people have talked about the last 10 laps of the race, they ar... [05.07.13 - 7:24 pm]Just Because I Feel Like BloggingI know, not the most catchy of titles, but I've already used words like "musings" and never want to use "potpourri". I could have gone with "potent potables" like on the SNL Jeopardy skits, but whatever.
I'm in a little of a pissy mood, so this has no... [04.24.13 - 9:28 pm]Long Beach Post-GameSato-san!
Since Takuma Sato made the move to IndyCar three years ago, lots has been expected of him. He's fast, fearless and has a Formula 1 background. Unfortunately, those three traits can rear their ugly heads at times, and many times they did as T... [04.21.13 - 8:53 pm]
Kanaan’s Quest ContinuesFor most athletes, winning a Championship is the ultimate accomplishment. It’s at the very top of the list, taking priority over everything else. One particular athlete has already won a title, but is still chasing “The Big One”. His name…Read more › [05.22.13 - 9:41 pm]Indianapolis 500 Field Is SetThe field is set for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 next Sunday. Bump Day at Indianapolis used to be about multiple teams going home, and last minute deals being put together. In recent years, it became a glorified…Read more › [05.19.13 - 5:54 pm]Carpenter Wins Pole at IndianapolisPole Day at Indianapolis. What could be better? How about a little guy, a Hoosier, a genuinely great guy winning the pole? Today, that’s exactly what we got. Aside from the day of the race, it is the most anticipated…Read more › [05.18.13 - 7:49 pm]
Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning's End(This post was written on the last day of April, 2013 and, after 2 days of reflection and consideration, was posted)
Tomorrow represents the figurative upswing of momentum and acceleration in Indycar toward the Memorial Day weekend classic and what I ... [05.03.13 - 10:46 am]'Nostalgesic' and Home RemediesHanging On
Here in the middle-west of the USA, winter has seemingly clung all too desperately, truncating the typical spring rhythms. I've been guilty of staying too late at a good party myself, not listening to the signs that tell me "you're done here... [04.17.13 - 12:32 pm]Crystal Ballin'Howdy folks! Your old pal DZ here again writing on the very cusp of another Indycar season. Nothing like waiting 6 months during the off-season and then rushing together a post while the cars practice in the sun at St. Pete, Eff-Ell-Ayy.
Actually, my... [03.22.13 - 2:43 pm]Indycar, My iPod, and Moz (a noir narrative)On the shiny precipice of a new Indycar season and, in following the News of the Indycar world through February 15, I find myself again wondering,
"What in the actual hell is going on?"
OK, ok... o.... (deep, cleansing breath)..... k...
Bee... [02.15.13 - 12:09 pm]"So whadda we do now? ...We wait"The Superbowl not 24 hours old, Indycar fans who populate the Twitterverse almost immediately set about lamenting the amount of time we still have to wait for the 2013 Indycar season to start.
This reminds me a bit of people (mostly younger, some old... [02.04.13 - 2:43 pm]
Dreams to Realities …Well, well, well … I leave a blog alone for 6+ months, and it gets all dusty on me. I know, I know … here I start my own, personal INDYCAR-based blog, and then I leave it alone through the entire 2012 IZOD IndyCar Season. Plus, all my proposed in-sessi... [10.12.12 - 4:00 pm]Rubens Barrichello … moving the needle?I’ve promised myself … a maximum of 1,200 of my own words after this paragraph … Verbosity, thy bad name is me. Here goes nothing … — On Thursday, March 1st, 2012, Rubens Barrichello inked a one-year deal with KV Racing Technologies, driving Car #8, sp... [03.02.12 - 10:05 am]Making INDYCAR better … personallyNo one could deny or claim we haven’t made mistakes along the way. We have. But our only goal every single day with IndyCar is to better it and make it stronger. We have fantastic drivers, we have outstanding teams, and partners willing to invest milli... [02.28.12 - 10:00 am]2012 Cars – IZOD IndyCar SeriesA few weeks ago, I recall tweeting an initial breakdown of car/driver/engine combinations. Of course, I swapped one team’s engine contract, and was electronically backhanded for my faux pas (Thanks, Pippa! I owe you). So, I came up with a spreadsheet o... [02.19.12 - 7:30 pm]36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 2First … an apology for yesterday’s post (36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 1) … it was a little long. I promise I will do better once the 2012 INDYCAR season starts up in earnest. However, I hope I didn’t scare you from Day 2! Saturday, February 4th, 2011 –... [02.12.12 - 10:06 pm]
The Gift of the Magi News came on Tuesday that Pippa Mann had secured a ride for this year’s Indy500. Within the small IndyCar Twitter-node the news was reason for an overflow of heartfelt rejoicing. The IndyCar Twitter-node loves Pippa and rightly so. More so than any ... [05.02.13 - 1:33 am]Leftovers From Barber Weekend
This year in addition to taking in the race at Barber we decided to stretch the weekend a few days. So after the race, we drove to Tennessee and rented a small cabin in the mountains for a couple days. Which implicitly implies – I haven’t seen the ra... [04.09.13 - 11:35 pm]Barber Saturday - A Familiar Face and a Few ImagesI spent most of Saturday schlepping around Barber Motorsports Park toting my camera and a tripod hoping to capture some "Phantom Car" images. No such luck - The GrandAm series which is usually money for 3 - 4 yellows that bunch the field up and make t... [04.06.13 - 11:49 pm]The Annual Pathetic Season Preview - Part 1 It seems like every year we get to this point in the year where the first race is just a few days away, everyone else is doing it and I succumb to the peer pressure…So Here Goes. Predictions: Scott Dixon will win the Series Championship. Last year I... [03.18.13 - 10:47 pm]Fans Really Don’t Want Aero Kits But it’s the pittance they’ll accept in lieu of ever getting what they actually want.It’s Sunday night and having caught up on my twitter timeline, it seems that one of my Blogging peers will be making the case tomorrow that IndyCar adopting aero kits ... [03.11.13 - 2:32 am]
Into the Crystal Ball… 500 Miles To Go EditionA 500 mile race in indycar racing, and especially the Indy 500, is an endurance test packaged as a sprint race. There is literally no time to think during this race, only time to allow ones instincts to make the … Continue reading → [05.23.13 - 10:51 am]Bump Day Live Blog!!!FINAL UPDATE As The Speedway sits quietly after two days of non-stop running, Michel Jourdain packs up to head home after a heartbreaking afternoon. The #17 crew called off a last minute bonsai run after an entire day of parts … Continue reading → [05.19.13 - 1:13 pm]Pole Day Live Blog!!!Wow, what a first run through the field! Will Power has the current fast speed of 229.808, nearly an entire mile an hour faster than Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay. That elusive 230 mile per hour lap looks like it … Continue reading → [05.18.13 - 4:53 pm]Welcome to May! Welcome to May Welcome to the official opening day Social Media Garage live blog on a chilly day at the Greatest Race Course in the World. We’re starting a bit late due to the ridiculously chilly weather today but … Continue reading → [05.11.13 - 3:37 pm]Weekend Review… The Greatest Street Race EVER EditionYet another race in the books, and another finish for indycar lore. Depending on who you ask, the 2013 Indy Brazil 300 was either the race of the year, decade, century… or ever. I’m not sure I have the qualifications … Continue reading → [05.08.13 - 6:12 pm]
A Message from IMSUnderstandably, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway wants you to have a blast taking in the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.
So... the smart folks at IMS have highlighted a few tools that will enhance your experience, whether you're at the track or enj... [05.23.13 - 12:33 pm]Everyone Needs a Rookie to Root ForIt's only natural, with the approach of the Indianapolis 500, that the attention of many focuses on those drivers that have achieved the greatest amount of success at the corner of 16th and Georgetown.
This year, four previous winners of the '500' are s... [05.17.13 - 11:07 am]70 Hours of Indy 500 Programming on ESPN ClassicNew and lasting memories will be made with the running of the 97th Indianapolis 500 on May 26th, but why not get tuned up for this year's race by reliving some of the great moments of the past?
The ESPN Classic network will air 70 hours of Indy 500-rela... [05.16.13 - 8:50 am]Notes from the Cathedral of Speed: OCD Meltdown & MoreDespite knowing I'll spend hour after hour at the track over the next weeks, I found myself having an internal struggle, at the end of the day, trying to decide whether I should leave or stay.
2013 Indy500 Bump Day QualifyingClick to play podcast IndyCar Radio's coverage of Bump Day 2013 at the Indiananapolis Motor Speedway gearing up for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500. [05.19.13 - 6:29 pm]2013 Indy 500 Pole Day QualifyingClick to play podcast IndyCar Radio's live coverage of pole day from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 2013 Indy 500. Go to www.indycarradio.com for more event informtaion. [05.18.13 - 8:07 pm]2013 Brazil IZOD Indy Car RaceClick to play podcast Listen to all of the excitement from Sao Paulo, Brazil with Mike King and Mark Jaynes in the booth and Davey Hamilton and Patrick Stephan in the pits. For up to date schedule and affiliate information go to www.indycarradio.com. [05.05.13 - 3:38 pm]2013 Long Beach IZOD IndyCar Series RaceClick to play podcast IndyCar Radio's coverage of the 2013 race in Long Beach, CA. Driver Stefan Wilson earns his rookie stripes behind the mic as he joins Nick Yeoman & Michael Young in the pits. Listen to each race online at www.indycarradio.com. [04.21.13 - 8:37 pm]2013 Long Beach Firestone Indy Lights RaceClick to play podcast IndyCar Radio's coverage of the thrid race on the 2013 Firestone Indy Lights Series season. Stefan Wilson joins Mark Jaynes in the booth and Nick Yeoman on pit road. [04.21.13 - 8:37 pm]
MFW podcast episode 83Click to play podcast Need something to throw into your iPod for your drive to the Speedway? This week's show has plenty to offer: interviews with James Hinchcliffe and Alex Tagliani; Indy 500 trivia with MFW's Paul Dalbey and George Phillips of Oilpressure.com; the winners... [05.22.13 - 11:17 pm]MFW podcast episode 82Click to play podcast It's catch-up day on the More Front Wing podcast as Paul, Steph, and John cover off many of IndyCar's hot topics such as the finish in Brazil, the Month of May so far, aero kits, Derrick Walker, and much more. [05.14.13 - 11:26 pm]MFW podcast episode 81Click to play podcast On this week's More Front Wing podcast, Paul speaks with 2013 Indianapolis 500 entrant Pippa Mann, Steph catches up with Firestone Indy Lights driver Zach Veach, and our own Zachary Houghton joins us to preview the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented... [05.01.13 - 11:42 pm]MFW podcast episode 80Click to play podcast On this week's More Front Wing podcast, Steph has a chat with Graham Rahal and joins Paul for a detailed rundown of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. [04.25.13 - 11:09 pm]MFW podcast episode 79Click to play podcast Helio Castroneves joins us on this week's More Front Wing podcast as we look back on the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. [04.10.13 - 11:16 pm]
Talk of Gasoline Alley May 22, 2013Click to play podcast Tonight, Kevin and Donald answered only email questions about the upcoming race and also past drivers. [05.22.13 - 5:03 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 21, 2013Click to play podcast Tonight, Kevin and Donald answered questions about Scott Brayton, Gordon Johncock, and Bob Collins [05.21.13 - 5:00 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 20, 2013Click to play podcast Tonight, Donald and Kevin answered questions via email, twitter, and calls regarding past drivers and 500's [05.20.13 - 5:00 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 19, 2013Click to play podcast Tonight, Donald and Greg talked to callers and summed up what took place on bump day at the track [05.19.13 - 3:58 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 17, 2013Click to play podcast Tonight Kevin and Donald answered questions that callers had about and Kevin also gave a recap of the practice results from the week. [05.17.13 - 5:00 pm]
A Request to ABC - I'm Begging Ya'Please, with 10 laps to go, switch from the full field crawl to maybe just the top five, and keep it static. With 1-2 laps to go, I don't care about positions 15-33. Some of them have been there for a long time, so I am aware.
I always think about... [05.23.13 - 12:06 pm]Thursday night questionOkay, Friday is Carb Day and Concert, Saturday is Parade and Night Before the 500 at Lucas/IRP -- what about tonight?
Any hot ideas for Thursday night? [05.23.13 - 11:57 am]Racer MagGot an email this morning for a discount deal on renewing Racer. The links in the email were broken and looking on the Racer site didn't show any deal. So, I replied to the email saying how do I do this?
Just got a reply, not from some customer su... [05.23.13 - 11:51 am]Grid 2 Shipped!!!Can't Wait to put the DW12 through it paces [05.23.13 - 11:22 am]Graham RahalArticle from the driver.
http://www.autoweek.com/article/20130523/INDYCAR/130529918?utm_source=DailyRacing20130523&utm_medium=enewsletter&utm_term=article1&utm_content=20130523-Tales-from-Indianapolis-Motor-Speedway-ahead-of-the-Indy-500--Graham-Rah... [05.23.13 - 11:05 am]Digital EditionsBoth the Indy 500 Program book and the yearbook will be available digitally.
... [05.23.13 - 11:01 am]Carb Day Parking?Where do you all like to park on Carb Day? I've never been before, but I'm planning to take part this year. I plan to get there early, but I'll likely have to leave sometime during the Indy Lights race and head back downtown. [05.23.13 - 10:46 am]Starting to feel that yearly tugThat I should be leaving soon for Indianapolis but am not.
I know it's my decision not to, but still...:gomer [05.23.13 - 10:03 am]pictures of the race carsHi,
does someone know a good internet site where i can see good sideshots or other pictures from the race cars from this years indy 500? i mean someting like beverphotgraphy.com
thank you peter [05.23.13 - 10:00 am]Important Race Weekend Questions!Approx what time do they close the track near turn 1 where fans can walk across?
What's the best pizza in Indy?
Best bar/restaurant in Broad Ripple? [05.23.13 - 9:10 am]Driver appearances race morning?Are there any public driver appearances on race morning? I would be interested in either current or former drivers. Wondering if some retired drivers would make appearances. I know there is the event on Saturday, but we won't make it into town until... [05.23.13 - 9:08 am]How to buy tickets from Europe?Hi,
I live in Europe and I'm going to Travel USA on August. I'd like to purchase tickets to IndyCar race at Sonoma. I understood Ticketmaster sells the races tickets but it delivers tickets only in USA. Is that right?
My friend is travelling to U... [05.23.13 - 7:45 am]Hildebrand reminisces on the final laps of 2011LA Times:
"I knew, when that first microphone was stuck in my face," he says, "that however I handled it could affect the rest of my career. I decided there would be no excuses, regardless of what I really thought had happened. I was ... [05.23.13 - 2:37 am]Though I don't like him as an announcer, Goodyear is a good dudeWe all have our gripes about Scott Goodyear and his announcing style. I am the first to chime in. Personally I think he tries to call every race like it is the TV viewer's first time ever watching and IndyCar race (marbles explanation, a football field... [05.23.13 - 12:10 am]TV ALERT (TM) : Carb Day Fri 5/24.....Carb Day is Friday "LIVE" On NBC Sports Network starting at:
( Final Practice, then Indy Lights race, and Pit Stop Competition)
11:00AM to 4:00PM Eastern
10:00AM to 3:00PM Central
9:00AM to 2:00PM Mountain
8:00AM to 1:0... [05.23.13 - 12:08 am]
2013 Indianapolis 500 Thread2013 Indianapolis 500 already has been started.Will indycar show on ESPN? [05.22.13 - 2:00 pm]6 peopleWatching video of the Top 9 qualifying for the pole, it looks like 6 people watched as spectators. LOL!
The turn 3 grand stands actually looked... [05.19.13 - 1:42 pm]97th Indianapolis 500 Mile-RaceImage: http://digbza2f4g9qo.cloudfront.net/~/media/IndyCar/Schedules/2012/Race-Logos/Indy_2013.png?mw=210&vs=1&d=20120927T100719
*Race 5 of 19
... [05.19.13 - 8:15 am]seriously NBC!?you can't delay a stupid horse racing post race show by 30 or 40 minutes in order to show a LIVE event? [05.18.13 - 6:20 pm]Qualy based on speedOnly started watching racing and indycar last year...why on ovals, is qualification based on average speed? Why not just base it on fastest time in... [05.18.13 - 2:28 pm]Where to see practice timesWhere online can I see Indy 500 practice times as the day goes on? The IndyCar website only has times from yesterday. I am writing this at 6:50 pm... [05.16.13 - 6:51 pm]Live feed/stream problems?Anyone else watching the lice feed/stream on indycar.com and having it freeze multiple times? [05.16.13 - 2:53 pm]INDYCAR FANTASY COMPETITION : Round 5 - Indianapolis, IN / PICK YOUR DRIVERS ...Please pick your fantasy driver from the list below.
Picks must be made by 10am on Sunday, May 26th.
If you would like to make your picks secretly,... [05.15.13 - 8:43 pm]Pickem! 2013 Indianapolis 500Sorry for the late post on this folks!
Round 5 of 19
Please make your picks using the link above.
If you must amend your picks, please make... [05.15.13 - 8:13 pm]Simple prediction: Post your prediction of what he 500 pole speed (4 lap aver...will be:
To date speeds have topped out at about 225-mph, however that is in 'pack racing' practices where the aerodynamic pull aides speeds.... [05.15.13 - 2:03 pm]Derrick Walker to be named president of racing for IndyCarWOW! Don't know 'bout the rest of you but I think this is a wonderful idea!
Report: Derrick Walker to be named president of racing for IndyCar -... [05.09.13 - 12:20 pm]Ohio people working in IndyCarHello. I'm a journalist looking for help with the Indianapolis 500 coming up. ... Does anyone know of Ohioans -- specifically the Dayton, Middletown,... [05.06.13 - 10:55 pm]Brazil TGTBaTU~*The Good:
*Andretti Team! Off season changes and momentum from RHR championship have this put this team in position to win at every event. Huge... [05.06.13 - 4:11 pm]Brian Carroccio can not get anything right......................Quote from his latatest hack job:
"Jaded, skeptical, and no longer dreaming about the *moonlight on the water*, I've moved on to a cold reality."... [05.06.13 - 8:56 am]NASCAR's Kurt Busch to test Indycar @IMSY! SPORTS (http://sports.yahoo.com/news/kurt-busch-test-indy-car-214530075--irl.html)
He'll be testing with Andretti Motorsports. [05.03.13 - 6:43 pm]
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