Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Motor Speedway’

INDYCAR modifies Indianapolis 500 schedule, qualifying format

INDYCAR modifies Indianapolis 500 schedule, qualifying format

[IMS PR] INDYCAR announced today an addition to the practice schedule and further definition of the qualification format for next month’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

KV Racing Technology to field car for Bell in 2014 Indianapolis 500

KV Racing Technology to field car for Bell in 2014 Indianapolis 500

[KVRT PR] LONG BEACH, CA – April 12, 2014 – KV Racing Technology will field a car for IndyCar veteran Townsend Bell, sponsored by Robert Graham at the 2014 Indianapolis 500, May 25, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.

Buddy Lazier to enter 2014 Indianapolis 500 with Lazier Partners Racing

Buddy Lazier to enter 2014 Indianapolis 500 with Lazier Partners Racing

[Lazier PR] Lazier Partners Racing (LPR) announced today that it will enter the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race with driver Buddy Lazier. It will be the second consecutive year the family-organized team will enter the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.

Fans can help send US troops to IMS events

Fans can help send US troops to IMS events

[IMS PR] WISH for OUR HEROES (W4OH), the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indiana National Guard are teaming up to provide fans with an opportunity to help send active United States military or veterans to the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard or Red Bull Indianapolis GP in 2014.

Nabors to sing ‘Indiana’ for the final time this May

Nabors to sing ‘Indiana’ for the final time this May

[IMS PR] Beloved actor-entertainer and legendary Indianapolis 500 icon Jim Nabors will sing “(Back Home Again in) Indiana” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the final time prior to the start of the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25.

Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indianapolis

Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indianapolis

[IMS/Chevrolet/CGR PR] Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It’s the eighth time a Camaro has served as the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.

Gary Bettenhausen passes away at 72 years of age

Gary Bettenhausen passes away at 72 years of age

Click here to read a statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles about the death of driver Gary Bettenhausen.

Format changes enhance battle to qualify for Indianapolis 500

Format changes enhance battle to qualify for Indianapolis 500

[IMS PR] INDYCAR announced a new qualifying format to set the 33-car starting lineup for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.

Infield “glamping” now available for Indianapolis 500 weekend

Infield “glamping” now available for Indianapolis 500 weekend

[IMS PR] For the first time ever, Indianapolis 500 fans will have the opportunity to rent a limited number of high quality weatherproof set-up tents featuring a variety of amenities in the IMS infield during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 race weekend, May 22-26.

Kurt Busch to run Indy with Andretti, attempt the Double

Kurt Busch to run Indy with Andretti, attempt the Double

[Andretti/IndyCar PR] It has been over a decade since it was last completed, but this May NASCAR Champion Kurt Busch will endeavor to become only the fourth driver in history to contest the “Double” – competing in IndyCar’s historic Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s 600-mile race in the same day.

Hot quotes from the Villeneuve/Schmidt Peterson announcement

Hot quotes from the Villeneuve/Schmidt Peterson announcement

Earlier today, Schmidt Peterson Motosports co-owners Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson announced that the team will field an Indianapolis 500 entry for 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner Jacques Villeneuve. An edited selection of key quotes from the announcement is presented here.

Kanaan unveils 2014 Indianapolis 500 ticket

Kanaan unveils 2014 Indianapolis 500 ticket

[IMS PR] 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan unveiled the artwork for the 2014 Indianapolis 500 ticket during a 500 Festival Corporate Members event Feb. 24 at the Crane Bay Event Venue in downtown Indianapolis.