Posts Tagged ‘Indy 500’
Indy 500 veterans to compete on IMS road course this weekend in Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational
[IMS PR] An impressive list of 26 former Indianapolis 500 drivers that includes 1992 and 1994 winner Al Unser Jr., 1996 winner Buddy Lazier, Scott Goodyear, Dick Simon, Willy T. Ribbs, Lyn St. James and many more will compete during the inaugural Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational, June 6-8, on the recently reconfigured road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
On this week’s podcast, Paul and John look back on what is sure to become one of the great Indianapolis 500s of all time.
[ABC PR] ABC’s live telecast of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25, earned a 3.8 fast national rating, averaging 5,941,000 viewers, according to Nielsen Fast National data. The rating and viewership are up from last year’s telecast, which earned a 3.7 rating and averaged 5,735,000 viewers.
[IMS PR] Andretti Autosport driver Kurt Busch has been named the winner of the prestigious 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Award for his performance during the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ryan Hunter-Reay and Andretti Autosport earn $2.5 million for Indy victory
KVSH Racing confirmed today that it will partner with Jonathan Byrd’s Racing to enter a car in the 2015 Indianapolis 500 for Bryan Clauson.
The 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 is now a part of the history books. Click here to read our first impressions of the event.
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.
Click here to read More Front Wing’s live blog from the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500.
In a candid interview, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser criticizes the state of IndyCar racing.
[Indy Lights PR] Colombian-American Gabby Chaves made amends for a heartbreaking second-place finish 12 months ago by scoring a sensational last-gasp victory in today’s Freedom 100, the jewel in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires crown, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
[IMS PR] An extensive review that included consultation with some of the world’s leading experts in innovative stadium strategies has produced a new gate entry plan that will allow fans attending the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race to enter the facility with greater ease and efficiency than ever before.