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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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Pace Laps: Manufacturer Advantages, Stand-Alone Races, and Different Faces

Cup: All-Star Snoozer – While the question of whether or not the All-Star race has outlived its usefulness is a valid one, the bigger question resides with how it should remain should it continue.  One comment that seemed appropriate regarding the race is that, to truly be an All-Star race, drivers …

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Ed Carpenter Becomes Third Chevrolet Driver to Crash at IMS

Chevrolet cars continue to spin and rise off the ground at Indianapolis with two-time and defending pole sitter Ed Carpenter joining the dubious group on Sunday with a massive crash during warm-up for Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Carpenter hit the wall in Turn 2 — the third Chevrolet to crash in …

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Simon Pagenaud Tops Fast Friday Practice for Indianapolis 500

For the second consecutive day, Simon Pagenaud topped the field at the Brickyard. Pagenaud put down the quickest time of Friday’s practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, posting a speed of 230.698 mph. The lap gave Pagenaud back-to-back fastest laps in the final two practice sessions before this weekend’s qualifying …

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