Articles By: Chad
Chad undertakes an in-depth study in Tony Kanaan’s career at Indianapolis amid speculation of whether this will finally be his year for glory.
While they are able to paint a perfect picture in our minds of what is going on during the race, we don’t get to see the Greatest Spectacle in Racing through the eyes of the people behind the IMS Radio Network — until now.
While some bumping was expected in setting the field for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, Chad reports that the 34th challenge never materialized.
With a little Hoosier and genuinely great guy winning the pole, Chad reports that it was an incredible finish to what was another exciting Pole Day at Indianapolis.
Fast Friday at IMS brought fast speeds, a torrential downpour, and uncertainty about who is ready to make a serious run at the Pole Position.
Today saw the first on-track incident of the month, but Conor Daly walked away and it was otherwise a more fruitful day than expected at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On the warmest day thus far in the Month of May, Chad witnessed qualifying pit stops, bulldogs in Gasoline Alley, and… confetti on the front stretch?
After putting up with chilling temperatures during the first three days of practice, Chad reports that the Speedway finally felt a little bit of May heat today in a very busy day of track activity.
After a slow start in the first two days of practice for the 97th Indianapolis 500, Chad says that Monday got under way much more quickly with Conor Daly turning his first laps at the Speedway.
Chad says Sunday’s weather was just as chilly as Saturdays, but plenty of fans — mothers included — flocked to IMS to watch Sunday’s practice.
MFW correspondent Chad Smith was on the scene at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Opening Day ahead of this month’s 97th running of the Indianapolis 500. Here’s what he found.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s been almost a year since Will Power last visited victory lane. Chad asks: What has happened to Penske’s perennial championship hopeful?