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No Penske Pressure for Simon Pagenaud

Despite the assumed pressure of driving for Team Penske in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time on Sunday, Simon Pagenaud says he isn’t feeling any stress whatsoever due to having a car that he knows can win. That wasn’t always a given over at Schmidt Peterson Motorsports where Pagenaud …

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Sébastien Bourdais: Stop Making Assumptions Indy is Safe

Veteran IndyCar champion Sébastien Bourdais accused the media Thursday of overblowing the rash of incidents during the buildup to the Indianapolis 500 this past week, claiming the rhetoric coming from the media center has made fans lose sight of the fact that open wheel racing is inherently dangerous. Bourdais was …

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IndyCar, IMS Unveil Logo, Vision & Theme for 100th Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 will hit a major milestone in 2016. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will run for the 100th time and the staff at both Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar have a vision to make it the largest motorsports event of all time. In preparation for this significant achievement, …

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James Hinchcliffe Expected to Make a Full Recovery

INDIANAPOLIS — James Hinchcliffe is expected to make a full recovery following a harrowing and violent crash on Monday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A statement, released by IndyCar, confirms that the affable Canadian driver will not require additional procedures after a piece of the suspension punctured both of his …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Roundtable Discussion of the Goings-On at Indy

Matt Stallknecht: Can I just say how excited I am to be going to Indy this weekend?! Huston Ladner: I hope you’re going as a paramedic, looks like you might have work Toni Montgomery: I’d be excited though too Aaron Bearden: I’m happy for you! If things don’t get worked …

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Tony Kanaan: If Drivers Feel Uncomfortable, They Shouldn’t Be in a Car

In the midst of a violent and crash-filled Month of May, Tony Kanaan says IndyCar is a very dangerous sport and that the peril is both part of the appeal to watch and participate in open-wheel racing. Following four crashes in six days, including one that has sent James Hinchcliffe …

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James Hinchcliffe Suffers Violent Crash, Indianapolis 500 Practice On Hold

James Hinchcliffe crashed violently about 50 minutes into Monday’s practice session for the 99th Indianapolis 500. Hinchcliffe was completing a practice run when he suffered what appeared to be a mechanical failure. His No. 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda drove straight into the Turn 3 wall, striking hard on the …

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