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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.
[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.
Alex 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.
The 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.
James 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.”
Paul 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.
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.