Indy 500 Qualifying Order

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com The qualifying order for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 was determining by a random drawing tonight. Here is the order for qualifications tomorrow, Saturday, May 21st, with the car number of the driver in parenthesis (race car numbers with T at the end of them are backup race cars. Tony Kanaan (10) Simon Pagenaud (22) Sebastien Bourdais (11T) James Hinchcliffe … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying Order

Power Tops Fast Friday Indy 500 Practice Session

Photo Credit: autosport.com Team Penske’s Will Power topped the “Fast Friday” Indianapolis 500 practice session with a best lap speed of 232.672 miles per hour. He led a top 2 Chevrolet-powered car sweep, with Josef Newgarden having the 2nd quickest speed of the day at 232.344 miles per hour. Beyond that, however, the next Chevrolet-powered car was all the way down in 12th place, with Scott … Continue reading Power Tops Fast Friday Indy 500 Practice Session

Fast Friday Practice Back to Green

Photo Credit: indystar.com Today’s practice for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 was under a delay due to precipitation on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval race course. With approximately 2 hours to go in the 6-hour “Fast Friday” session, track officials brought out the yellow flag for rain. Currently, the top 5 speeds in today’s session, a session which pays $10,000 to the fastest … Continue reading Fast Friday Practice Back to Green

Fast Friday Practice Under Rain Delay

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Today’s practice for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is under a delay due to precipitation on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval race course. With approximately 2 hours to go in the 6-hour “Fast Friday” session, track officials brought out the yellow flag for rain. Currently, the top 5 speeds in today’s session, a session which pays $10,000 to the … Continue reading Fast Friday Practice Under Rain Delay

Indy 500 Qualifications Format

Photo Credit: indycar.com The qualifying format for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 has been slightly altered. Saturday qualifications run from 11:00 AM ET to 6:00 PM ET tomorrow. Drivers are allowed to make multiple attempts throughout the day. Only one attempt, however, is guaranteed. On Sunday, all Saturday times are erased, and the Sunday times are used to determine the starting order. Sunday qualifications run from 2:30 PM … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifications Format

Indy 500: Fast Friday Preview

Photo Credit: autosport.com The Verizon Indycar Series will allow teams to turn up the engine power in both the Honda and Chevrolet-powered cars for today’s practice for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and will allow that boost to remain through the qualification sessions this upcoming weekend. Over the past few years, starting with 2012 and the introduction of the new DW12 chassis, here is how … Continue reading Indy 500: Fast Friday Preview