Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis Motor 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.
MFW’s Event Summary for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500.
[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.
[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.
On this week’s More Front Wing podcast, Paul speaks with 2013 Indianapolis 500 entrant Pippa Mann, Steph catches up with Firestone Indy Lights driver Zach Veach, and our own Zachary Houghton joins us to preview the Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestlé.
[Pippa Mann PR] Dale Coyne Racing has confirmed that Pippa Mann will drive for the team in this year’s Indianapolis 500.
The Indiana General Assembly approved a bill on Friday, April 26 that will strengthen the state’s position as a global leader in the motorsports industry and create benefits for economic development in tourism, hospitality and motorsports, including upgrades and improvements at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This year’s race will go down in history as one of the weirdest and most unexpected in history, highlighted by the large amount of caution time, cold weather, and the closest finish in the race’s history.
The third consecutive year of rain on the first day of time trials, the possibility of not being able to see the race because of rain, Rick Mears’s fourth race victory, and the appearance of Norman Schwarzkopf at the race were among the highlights at the Speedway this year.
[IMS PR] Ceremonies surrounding the induction of the newest members of the Auto Racing Hall of Fame will expand in 2013 and will take place at IMS on the Indianapolis 500 weekend.