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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.
[INDYCAR PR] Derrick Walker has officially been named President, Operations & Competition of INDYCAR.
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.
[Source: Indianapolis Motor Speedway press release] * 97th INDIANAPOLIS 500 SCHEDULE (All times local, subject to change) Saturday, May 11: OPENING DAY/CELEBRATION OF AUTOMOBILES – $10 admission, 12 and under free 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open, Social Media Garage Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles 11 a.m., Corvette Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza Noon-6 [...]
[IMS PR] Three past Indianapolis 500 winners and four Series champions form part of the field that will line up for the 97th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.
[INDYCAR PR] SONAX, named Official Automobile Detail Partner of INDYCAR, has announced that it will award a cash prize to any driver who can win both races in a doubleheader weekend at Detroit, Toronto, or Houston.
The More Front Wing crew offers our First Impressions of the 2013 Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé.
[IMS PR] 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch is slated to test an IndyCar with Andretti Autosport on the morning of Thursday, May 9th.