Posts Tagged ‘Indy 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.
[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.
[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.
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.
[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.
The big events concerning this year’s race were the many changes made at the Speedway since last year’s race, the subsequent drop in speed, the retirement of two of the race’s four-time winners, the unexpected failure of another former winner to qualify for the race, and the outstanding performance of one of the most popular rookies in Speedway history.
[IMS PR] Andy Granatelli — known appropriately as “Mister 500″ — understood better than anyone the spirit and challenge of the Indianapolis 500, said J. Douglas Boles, President of IMS.
[IMS PR] Throughout his racing career, Tony Kanaan has hungered to see his face on the Borg-Warner Trophy as one of the spoils of victory for winning the Indianapolis 500. That long-sought achievement was finally realized Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
Alex Tagliani and Barracuda Racing have all the tools to turn around their 2013 season. All they need is a little bit of good luck.
In her latest article for the Toronto Star Wheels, Steph looks at the common bond that draws hundreds of thousands of people to Indianapolis every year: tradition.
On this week’s More Front Wing podcast, Paul and Steph analyze the 2013 Indianapolis 500 from flag to flag and discuss the news that JR Hildebrand is out of his ride at Panther Racing before previewing the upcoming Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.
Watch as MFW’s Steph Wallcraft takes two hot laps around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a Chevrolet Hot Wheels Camaro driven by Stefan Wilson.