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Hunter-Reay wins 2014 Indianapolis 500 in second-closest finish in history

Hunter-Reay wins 2014 Indianapolis 500 in second-closest finish in history

Ryan Hunter-Reay, driving the No. 28 DHL car for Andretti Autosport, held off three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves by a hair-raising .0600 of a second — the second-closest margin of victory in the history of the event — in a six-lap shootout to claim his first Indy 500 victory.

Grand Prix of Indianapolis post-event infractions

Grand Prix of Indianapolis post-event infractions

INDYCAR has handed out penalties to Chevrolet, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Team Penske following the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Medical update on James Hinchcliffe

Medical update on James Hinchcliffe

Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe was reevaluated by INDYCAR medical personnel but has not been cleared to drive

Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

[INDYCAR PR] Simon Pagenaud had just enough fuel left to make history, winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Saavedra surprises with Verizon P1 pole award for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Saavedra surprises with Verizon P1 pole award for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

[INDYCAR PR] Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to “expect the unexpected” on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into that category.

Dixon paces opening day at Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Dixon paces opening day at Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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Rookies breeze through ROP at IMS

Rookies breeze through ROP at IMS

[IMS PR] Carlos Huertas, Jack Hawksworth, Mikhail Aleshin, Martin Plowman, and Sage Karam all completed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier today.

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

INDYCAR exploring prospect of race at NOLA Motorsports Park

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today it is exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The announcement of the potential event, which would be known as the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing, was made jointly today with Gov. Bobby Jindal and Laney Chouest, owner of NOLA Motorsports Park.

IndyCar and IMS to hold Month of May kick-off pep rally on Monument Circle in Indy on May 7

IndyCar and IMS to hold Month of May kick-off pep rally on Monument Circle in Indy on May 7

[IMS PR] The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Verizon IndyCar Series will be holding a pep rally on Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis on May 7, 2014. Various Verizon IndyCar Series Drivers will gather to help the City of Indianapolis prepare for an action-packed, speed-filled month of May.

Andretti-HVM penalized for pit lane infractions at Barber

Andretti-HVM penalized for pit lane infractions at Barber

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR officials have fined Andretti-HVM $2,000 for actions during the April 27 Verizon IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park.

New IMS road course layout draws rave reviews at test

New IMS road course layout draws rave reviews at test

[INDYCAR PR] It didn’t faze the drivers that they were crossing the Yard of Bricks on the front straight in a clockwise direction. “But every time I’m on pit lane and looking at the cars going out it just doesn’t look right,” said Ryan Briscoe, who was second quickest overall at 1 minute, 9.6558 seconds in the No. 8 NTT Data car for Ganassi Racing. “It’s just a lot of fun to drive and fun to be learning a new track.”

Hunter-Reay repeats at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Hunter-Reay repeats at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

[INDYCAR PR] The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Green Flag waved 2 hours, 30 minutes late, but for Ryan Hunter-Reay it was well worth the wait.