Posts Tagged ‘Indy 500’
While some bumping was expected in setting the field for the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, Chad reports that the 34th challenge never materialized.
With a little Hoosier and genuinely great guy winning the pole, Chad reports that it was an incredible finish to what was another exciting Pole Day at Indianapolis.
Fast Friday at IMS brought fast speeds, a torrential downpour, and uncertainty about who is ready to make a serious run at the Pole Position.
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?
It’s catch-up day on the More Front Wing podcast as Paul, Steph, and John cover off many of IndyCar’s hot topics such as the finish in Brazil, the Month of May so far, aero kits, Derrick Walker, and much more.
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.
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 [...]