Pagenaud Takes Pole for the Dual in Detroit Race #1

Photo Credit: indycar.com Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud has taken the pole for the 1st of 2 races this weekend at the Dual in Detroit after posting a fastest lap time of 74.916 seconds around the 14-turn 2.36 mile street course around Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan. Simon Pagenaud, the current Verizon IndyCar Series points leader, will roll off on pole for the 3rd time … Continue reading Pagenaud Takes Pole for the Dual in Detroit Race #1

Power Tops 1st Dual in Detroit Practice

Photo Credit: indycar.com Team Penske’s Will Power topped this morning’s practice for this weekend’s Dual in Detroit with a top lap time of 75.0197 seconds around the 14-turn 2.36-mile street course around Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan. The official track record is 76.0941 seconds, which was set by Power last year in qualifying. That record will most likely be shattered in qualifying this afternoon, … Continue reading Power Tops 1st Dual in Detroit Practice

Pigot Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for Road and Street Course Races

Photo Credit: popularopenwheel.com Spencer Pigot, the 22-year-old American rookie from Orlando, Florida, will drive the No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet-powered indycar for each of the 7 remaining road and steeet course races on this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. Pigot, the 2015 Indy Lights Series champion, has driven in 3 of the 6 IndyCar races so far this season with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, … Continue reading Pigot Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for Road and Street Course Races

“Prix-Viewing” the Dual in Detroit

Photo Credit: motorsport.com The 7th and 8th races out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign take us to the streets of Belle Isle, Michigan on Saturday, June 4th, and Sunday, June 5th. The indycars will race 70 laps per race around the 13-turn 2.34-mile street circuit around Belle Isle Park. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Dual in Detroit

Rossi Crawls to Indy 500 Victory Low On Fuel; Holds Off Hard-Charging Munoz, Newgarden

Photo Credit: IndyCar.com After leading just 14 of the 200 laps around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval in Speedway, Indiana, the 24-year-old American rookie Verizon Indycar Series driver Alexander Rossi took the checkered flag in front of a sellout and record crowd of over 350,000 people after starting in 11th place at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 driving for Team Andretti/Herta Autosport … Continue reading Rossi Crawls to Indy 500 Victory Low On Fuel; Holds Off Hard-Charging Munoz, Newgarden

Castroneves Wins Annual Pit Stop Competition

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com   Here are the round by round results for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 Pit Stop Competition. In parenthesis beside each driver’s name, I have included their car number, team name, and engine/aero kit manufacturer.   Round 1 (Round of 12): Ryan Hunter-Reay (#28 Andretti Autosport Honda) defeats Matthew Brabham (#61 PIRTEK Team Murray Chevrolet) Graham Rahal (#15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda) defeats … Continue reading Castroneves Wins Annual Pit Stop Competition

Kanaan Tops Carb Day Practice, Final Practice Before Race

Photo Credit: thecheckeredflag.co.uk Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan topped the final practice session before the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with a best lap speed of 226.280 miles per hour. He was 1 of 3 Chevrolet-powered cars in the top 4, with Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon (224.606 miles per hour), and Team Penske’s Will Power (224.384 miles per hour). Andretti Autosport’s Carlos Munoz was the fastest driver of … Continue reading Kanaan Tops Carb Day Practice, Final Practice Before Race

2016 Indianapolis 500 Odds

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Odds Via Bovada, Converted to Fractional Odds 2016 Indianapolis 500 Odds Will Power, 6/1 Simon Pagenaud, 6/1 Juan Pablo Montoya, 6/1 Helio Castroneves, 13/2 Scott Dixon, 13/2 Tony Kanaan, 9/1 James Hinchcliffe, 12/1 Josef Newgarden, 12/1 Sebastien Bourdais, 16/1 Ryan Hunter-Reay, 20/1 Marco Andretti, 20/1 Townsend Bell, 22/1 Graham Rahal, 25/1 JR Hildebrand, 33/1 Takuma Sato, 33/1 Carlos Munoz, 33/1 Charlie Kimball, … Continue reading 2016 Indianapolis 500 Odds

Newgarden Tops Final Practice Before Carb Day

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden topped the final practice session before Carburetion Day for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with a best lap speed of 227.414 miles per hour. He led a top 4 Chevrolet-powered car sweep, with Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan (226.393 miles per hour), Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon (226.339 miles per hour), and Dreyer and Reinbold Racing’s Sage Karam … Continue reading Newgarden Tops Final Practice Before Carb Day

Downloadable Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Photo Credit: indycar.com   FOR A STARTING GRID FOR THE 2017 RACE, CLICK HERE!   Here is a downloadable starting grid for the Indianapolis 500 including driver name, starting position, row position, car number, qualification speed, and engine/aero kit manufacturer.   Adobe File: Starting Grid for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Excel Spreadsheet: Starting Grid for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 … Continue reading Downloadable Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Hinchcliffe Takes Pole as Honda Claims 1st Pole in 31 Races

Photo Credit: motorsport.com A driver of a Honda-powered race car will start on pole for an Indycar race for the 1st time in 31 races, dating back to the 2014 Race 1 of the Grand Prix of Houston, when Simon Pagenaud, then driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, led the field to the green flag in a Honda-powered race car. James Hinchcliffe, who was the final car to … Continue reading Hinchcliffe Takes Pole as Honda Claims 1st Pole in 31 Races

100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Photo Credit: torontosun.com Here is the starting grid for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race with qualifying times and engine manufacturer for each driver. Row 1: Inside: James Hinchcliffe, 230.760 miles per hour, Honda Middle: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour, Chevrolet Outside: Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.648 miles per hour, Honda Row 2: Inside: Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour, Honda Middle: Carlos Munoz, … Continue reading 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Starting Grid

Indy 500 Qualifying: Sunday Results

Photo Credit: fox59.com James Hinchcliffe, 230.760 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.648 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Will Power, 229.669 miles per hour Mikhail Aleshin, 229.562 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 229.139 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 229.115 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Sunday Results

Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.885 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.940 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.765 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.450 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.760 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.760 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.648 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Photo Credit: pavedtrackdigest.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.595 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.858 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.738 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.401 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.648 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.648 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Photo Credit: fr.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.081 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.568 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.517 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.512 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.669 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Will Power, 229.669 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Photo Credit: upi.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.690 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.415 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.802 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.556 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.115 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Mikhail Aleshin, 229.562 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Indy 500 Qualifying: Townsend Bell

Photo Credit: wtop.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.234 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.269 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.649 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.774 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.481 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.481 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Mikhail Aleshin, 229.562 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Townsend Bell

Indy 500 Qualifying: Josef Newgarden

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.551 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.706 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.320 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.227 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.700 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.700 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Mikhail Aleshin, 229.562 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 229.139 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Josef Newgarden

Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Photo Credit: indianapolismotorspeedway.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.003 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.262 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.331 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.653 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.562 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Mikhail Aleshin, 229.562 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 229.139 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Indy 500 Qualifying: Carlos Munoz

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.135 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.200 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.462 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.353 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.287 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Carlos Munoz, 230.287 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 229.139 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 228.473 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Carlos Munoz

Indy 500 Qualifying: Simon Pagenaud

Photo Credit: theindychannel.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.649 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.315 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.000 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.597 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.139 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Simon Pagenaud, 229.139 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 228.473 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Simon Pagenaud

Indy 500 Qualifying: Alexander Rossi

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.498 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.546 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.930 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.923 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.473 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 228.473 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Scott Dixon, 227.991 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Alexander Rossi

Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Photo Credit: rooksecurity.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.150 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.395 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.897 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.451 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.969 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Scott Dixon, 227.991 miles per hour Marco Andretti, 227.969 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.328 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.862 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.559 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.989 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.684 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Scott Dixon, 227.991 miles per hour JR Hildebrand, 227.876 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.197 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.796 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 210.972 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 191.546 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 213.968 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Scott Dixon, 227.991 miles per hour JR Hildebrand, 227.876 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.607 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.204 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.785 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.373 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.991 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Scott Dixon, 227.991 miles per hour JR Hildebrand, 227.876 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.588 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.102 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.266 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.949 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.226 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour JR Hildebrand, 227.876 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.289 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.000 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.569 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.646 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.876 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour JR Hildebrand, 227.876 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Indy 500 Qualifying: Takuma Sato

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.636 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.000 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.812 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.671 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.029 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Takuma Sato, 228.029 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.430 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Takuma Sato

Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Photo Credit: nuvo.net   Lap 1 speed: 226.749 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.840 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 226.232 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.434 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.312 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.430 miles per hour Sebastien Bourdais, 227.428 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Indy 500 Qualifying: Sage Karam

Photo Credit: sagekaram.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.038 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.076 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 226.390 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.243 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.436 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.430 miles per hour Sebastien Bourdais, 227.428 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Sage Karam

Indy 500 Qualifying: Tony Kanaan

Photo Credit: thecheckeredflag.co.uk   Lap 1 speed: 228.208 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.415 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.156 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.945 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.430 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.430 miles per hour Sebastien Bourdais, 227.428 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Tony Kanaan

Indy 500 Qualifying: Sebastien Bourdais

Photo Credit: indycar.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.478 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.403 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.474 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.357 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.428 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Sebastien Bourdais, 227.428 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Sebastien Bourdais

Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.490 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.962 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.984 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 224.956 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 225.847 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Indy 500 Qualifying: Bryan Clauson

Photo Credit: it.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.126 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.765 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 224.852 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 224.330 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 225.266 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Bryan Clauson

Indy 500 Qualifying: Spencer Pigot

Photo Credit: fr.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 224.277 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 224.384 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.035 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.699 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 224.847 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Spencer Pigot

Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.069 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.124 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.163 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.885 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.060 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Oriol Servia, 229.060 miles per hour Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Indy 500 Qualifying: Charlie Kimball

Photo Credit: indycarmn.blogspot.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.190 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.024 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.715 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.362 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.822 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Charlie Kimball, 227.822 miles per hour Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Charlie Kimball

Indy 500 Qualifying: Matthew Brabham

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 225.381 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.918 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.742 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.868 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 225.727 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles per hour Matthew Brabham, 225.727 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Matthew Brabham

Indy 500 Qualifying: Stefan Wilson

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 224.769 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 224.676 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 224.460 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 224.504 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 224.602 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles per hour Stefan Wilson, 224.602 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Stefan Wilson

Indy 500 Qualifying: Jack Hawksworth

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 225.567 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.159 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 224.985 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 222.695 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 224.596 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles per hour Jack Hawksworth, 224.596 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Jack Hawksworth

Indy 500 Qualifying: Buddy Lazier

Photo Credit: racereviewonline.com   Lap 1 speed: 224.956 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 222.380 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 221.851 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 219.496 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 222.154 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles per hour Buddy Lazier, 222.154 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Buddy Lazier

Indy 500 Qualifying: Max Chilton

Photo Credit: theindychannel.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.307 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.787 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 226.555 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.099 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.686 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Gabby Chaves, 227.192 miles per hour Max Chilton, 226.686 miles per hour Pippa Mann, 226.006 miles per hour   -Asher Fair Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Max Chilton

Indy 500 Starting Grid Prediction

Photo Credit: sandiegouniontribune.com Here is my grid prediction for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next Sunday, May 29th. The grid will be determined in qualifications tomorrow, Sunday, May 22nd. Positions 1st through 9th from today’s qualification session make up the 1st 3 rows, and everyone else makes up the rest. Behind the comma is the engine manufacturer of each driver. Row 1: Inside: … Continue reading Indy 500 Starting Grid Prediction

Indy 500 Qualifying: Saturday Results

Photo Credit: motorsport.com The top 9 will re-qualify tomorrow for pole position down through 9th place, and positions 10th through 33rd will re-qualify for 10th place down through 33rd place. Saturday Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.805 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Saturday Results

Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Photo Credit: indianapolismotorspeedway.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.372 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.520 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.134 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.811 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.209 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.805 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Photo Credit: pavedtrackdigest.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.315 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.951 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.594 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.365 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.805 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Ryan Hunter-Reay, 230.805 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Photo Credit: rooksecurity.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.028 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.279 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.003 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.829 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.037 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Indy 500 Qualifying: Gabby Chaves

Photo Credit: popularopenwheel.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.204 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: ABORTED Lap 3 speed: N/A Lap 4 speed: N/A 4-lap average speed: N/A   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Gabby Chaves

Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Photo Credit: nuvo.net   Lap 1 speed: 228.167 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.646 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.279 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.359 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.862 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.412 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.828 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.948 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 224.447 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.893 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Photo Credit: fr.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.112 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.994 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.599 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.241 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.736 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Will Power, 230.736 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.795 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.623 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.386 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.183 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.497 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.236 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.877 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.411 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.458 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.745 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.221 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 231.039 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 231.003 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.523 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.946 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: James Hinchcliffe, 230.946 miles per hour Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.546 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.185 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 226.918 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.108 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.437 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Photo Credit: upi.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.401 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.933 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.556 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.111 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.500 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Helio Castroneves, 230.500 miles per hour Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.019 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.674 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.153 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.874 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.429 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.045 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.319 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.942 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.003 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.075 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Photo Credit: nuvo.net   Lap 1 speed: 227.585 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.808 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.083 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.741 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.804 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Conor Daly

Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Photo Credit: rooksecurity.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.776 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.774 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.288 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.167 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.501 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Photo Credit: pavedtrackdigest.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.176 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.263 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.881 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.748 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.017 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Photo Credit: indianapolismotorspeedway.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.606 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.598 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.887 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.195 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.568 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Indy 500 Qualifying: Buddy Lazier

Photo Credit: racereviewonline.com   Lap 1 speed: 224.805 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.473 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 223.334 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 223.763 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 224.341 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Buddy Lazier

Indy 500 Qualifying: Sage Karam

Photo Credit: sagekaram.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.515 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.042 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.682 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.049 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.821 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Sage Karam

Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.654 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.646 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.794 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.600 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.916 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Graham Rahal

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.627 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.050 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.377 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.513 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.388 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ed Carpenter

Indy 500 Qualifying: Pippa Mann

Photo Credit: indystar.com   Lap 1 speed: CRASH in turn 2 Lap 2 speed: N/A Lap 3 speed: N/A Lap 4 speed: N/A 4-lap average speed: N/A   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Pippa Mann

Indy 500 Qualifying: Carlos Munoz

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.329 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.949 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.323 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 230.096 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.173 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Carlos Munoz, 230.173 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Carlos Munoz

Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.954 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.170 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.076 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.643 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.959 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: James Hinchcliffe

Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.962 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.265 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.400 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.763 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.841 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Juan Pablo Montoya

Indy 500 Qualifying: Jack Hawksworth

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 225.065 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.464 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.252 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.770 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 225.388 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Jack Hawksworth

Indy 500 Qualifying: Stefan Wilson

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.201 miles per hour Lap 2 speed:225.967 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 225.318 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 224.758 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 225.560 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Stefan Wilson

Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Photo Credit: pavedtrackdigest.com   Lap 1 speed: 228.896 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.132 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.613 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.654 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.823 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Ryan Hunter-Reay

Indy 500 Qualifying: Charlie Kimball

Photo Credit: indycarmn.blogspot.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.175 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.571 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.186 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.268 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.549 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Charlie Kimball

Indy 500 Qualifying: Spencer Pigot

Photo Credit: fr.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.062 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.523 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.403 miles per hour Lap 4 speed:226.418 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.100 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Spencer Pigot

Indy 500 Qualifying: Gabby Chaves

Photo Credit: popularopenwheel.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.670 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.377 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.114 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 225.571 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.673 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Gabby Chaves

Indy 500 Qualifying: Townsend Bell

Photo Credit: wtop.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.582 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.900 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.210 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.131 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.452 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Townsend Bell, 230.452 miles per hour Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Townsend Bell

Indy 500 Qualifying: Takuma Sato

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 227.221 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.339 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.637 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.194 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.096 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles per hour … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Takuma Sato

Indy 500 Qualifying: Alex Tagliani

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 225.584 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 225.579 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 224.492 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 222.403 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 224.507 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Alex Tagliani

Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Photo Credit: autosport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.111 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.662 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 228.892 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.694 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 228.832 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Scott Dixon

Indy 500 Qualifying: Matthew Brabham

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.641 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.441 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 226.261 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.217 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 226.390 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Matthew Brabham

Indy 500 Qualifying: Bryan Clauson

Photo Credit: it.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.688 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 227.627 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.293 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.833 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.110 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Bryan Clauson

Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Photo Credit: upi.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.122 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.784 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.437 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.208 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.637 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Helio Castroneves

Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Photo Credit: fr.motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.626 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 229.652 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.561 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.198 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.509 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Will Power

Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Photo Credit: indianapolismotorspeedway.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.232 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.284 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.530 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.751 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.190 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Mikhail Aleshin

Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Photo Credit:  motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 229.366 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 226.349 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.713 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 226.121 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.380 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: JR Hildebrand

Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com   Lap 1 speed: 231.277 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.495 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.520 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.262 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.883 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Oriol Servia, 229.883 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Oriol Servia

Indy 500 Qualifying: Josef Newgarden

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.641 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.153 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.143 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 229.982 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.229 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Josef Newgarden, 230.229 miles per hour Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Marco Andretti, 229.492 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Josef Newgarden

Indy 500 Qualifying: Sebastien Bourdais

Photo Credit: indycar.com   Lap 1 speed: 226.633 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 228.035 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 227.733 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.373 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 227.442 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Marco Andretti, 229.492 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.679 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Sebastien Bourdais

Indy 500 Qualifying: Alexander Rossi

Photo Credit: motorsport.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.502 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.599 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 230.388 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 228.908 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 230.048 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Alexander Rossi, 230.048 miles per hour Marco Andretti, 229.492 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.679 miles … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Alexander Rossi

Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Photo Credit: rooksecurity.com   Lap 1 speed: 230.787 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 230.317 miles per hour Lap 3 speed: 229.302 miles per hour Lap 4 speed: 227.589 miles per hour 4-lap average speed: 229.492 miles per hour   Current Qualifying Results: Simon Pagenaud, 230.102 miles per hour Marco Andretti, 229.492 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, 227.679 miles per hour   -Asher Fair Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying: Marco Andretti

Indy 500 Qualifying Points Allotment

Photo Credit: indycar.com Here are the amount of points each position will pay to the qualifier who ends up in the given position. The points will be paid after tomorrow’s qualifying session. 42 Points 40 Points 38 Points 36 Points 34 Points 32 Points 30 Points 28 Points 26 Points 24 Points 23 Points 22 Points 21 Points 20 Points 19 Points 18 Points 17 Points 16 Points 15 Points 14 Points 13 Points 12 Points 11 Points 10 Points 9 Points 8 Points 7 Points 6 Points 5 Points 4 Points 3 Points 2 Points 1 Point … Continue reading Indy 500 Qualifying Points Allotment

Rossi Tops Final Indy 500 Pre-Qualifications Practice

Photo Credit: racer.com Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi topped the final Indianapolis 500 practice session before qualifications with a best lap speed of 231.249 miles per hour. He led a top 2 Andretti Autosport Honda-powered car sweep, with Ryan Hunter-Reay having the 2nd quickest speed of the day at 231.107 miles per hour. Beyond that, however, due to the fact that not many Honda-powered cars went out to practice, the next … Continue reading Rossi Tops Final Indy 500 Pre-Qualifications Practice

Chilton Wrecks in Practice

Photo Credit: Indycar Stream Chip Ganassi Racing’s rookie driver Max Chilton has just spun and hit the wall early in today’s rain-delayed practice session for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in turn 2 of the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval after turning the faster of his two laps of the session at a speed of 228.359 miles per hour, which was the 5th quickest … Continue reading Chilton Wrecks in Practice

Indy 500 Practice Resumes

Photo Credit: beyondtheflag.com After being delayed for over 4.5 hours due to the rain and the high risk of crashes and damages to the cars and injuries to the drivers should the drivers drive the cars in the rain, the final pre-qualifications Indianapolis 500 practice is now underway. The session was scheduled to take place from 8:00 AM ET to 10:00 AM ET, but there was no track activity … Continue reading Indy 500 Practice Resumes

Delayed Indy 500 Practice Delayed Again

Photo Credit: indycar.com Due to the rain and the high risk of crashes and damages to the cars and injuries to the drivers should the drivers drive the cars in the rain, the final pre-qualifications Indianapolis 500 practice have been delayed again. The session was scheduled to take place from 8:00 AM ET to 10:00 AM ET, but there will be no track activity during this time. Instead, practice … Continue reading Delayed Indy 500 Practice Delayed Again

Updated Indycar Schedule for Today

Photo Credit: indycar.com Due to the rain and the high risk of crashes and damages to the cars and injuries to the drivers should the drivers drive the cars in the rain, the final pre-qualifications Indianapolis 500 practice has been delayed. The session was scheduled to take place from 8:00 AM ET to 10:00 AM ET, but there will be no track activity during this time. Instead, practice is … Continue reading Updated Indycar Schedule for Today

Final Pre-Qualifications Practice Delayed

Photo Credit: indycar.com Due to the rain and the high risk of crashes and damages to the cars and injuries to the drivers should the drivers drive the cars in the rain, the final pre-qualifications Indianapolis 500 practice has been delayed. The session was scheduled to take place from 8:00 AM ET to 10:00 AM ET, but there will be no track activity during this time. Instead, practice is … Continue reading Final Pre-Qualifications Practice Delayed

Indy 500: Saturday Qualifying Predictions

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Here are my predictions for Saturday’s qualifying session for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, with the driver’s engine and aero kit manufacturer after the comma. The top 9 advance to the Fast 9 Shootout on Sunday, and positions 10th through 33rd will re-qualify Sunday for the 10th through 33rd starting spots on the grid. Carlos Munoz, Honda Marco Andretti, Honda … Continue reading Indy 500: Saturday Qualifying Predictions

NAPA Sponsors Rossi’s Car

Photo Credit: motorsport.com The 24-year-old Alexander Rossi, Verizon Indycar Series rookie American driver for Andretti Autosport, will drive a race car sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts for the remaining practices for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, qualifications for the big race, and the race itself on Sunday, May 29th. Rossi practiced in the NAPA-sponsored car today for the 1st time, after practicing in a black … Continue reading NAPA Sponsors Rossi’s Car

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

Chaves Tops Day 4 Indy 500 Practice

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Dale Coyne Racing’s Gabby Chaves, who did not have a ride in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 until last week, topped the 3rd Indianapolis 500 practice session (Tuesday’s practice was rained out) with a best lap speed of 227.961 miles per hour. He led a 2 out of the top 4 and 3 out of the top 10 Dale Coyne Racing sweep, … Continue reading Chaves Tops Day 4 Indy 500 Practice

Colts Punter McAfee to Sponsor Daly at Indy

Photo Credit: nuvo.net Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee’s company called “ShirtsForAmerica.com” will be the primary sponsor on the side of Conor Daly’s No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda this May for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th. The purpose of McAfee’s company was to raise money for Daly, who, like McAfee, is from Indiana, to drive in this year’s Indianapolis 500, as well as to … Continue reading Colts Punter McAfee to Sponsor Daly at Indy

Hunter-Reay Tops Day 3 Indy 500 Practice

Photo Credit: irishhub.biz Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner, topped the 2nd Indianapolis 500 practice session (Tuesday’s practice was rained out) with a best lap speed of 228.202 miles per hour. He led a top 2 Andretti Autosport sweep, with Carlos Munoz having the 2nd quickest speed on the day with a lap at 228.066 miles per hour. Other Andretti Autosport drivers Townsend Bell, Marco Andretti, … Continue reading Hunter-Reay Tops Day 3 Indy 500 Practice

Day 2 Indy 500 Practice Canceled

Photo Credit: indycar.com Due to the rain and the high risk of crashes and damages to the cars and injuries to the drivers should the drivers drive the cars in the rain, the 2nd day of Indianapolis 500 practice has been canceled. The session was scheduled to take place from 12:00 PM ET to 6:00 PM ET, but there will be no track activity during this time. Tomorrow’s, Thursday’s, … Continue reading Day 2 Indy 500 Practice Canceled

“Prix-Viewing” the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The 6th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 29th, for the 100th running of the “greatest spectacle in racing”, the Indianapolis 500. The indycars will race 200 laps around the 4-turn 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Andretti Tops 1st Indianapolis 500 Practice, leads AAS Sweep

Photo Credit: indycar.com Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti topped the opening Indianapolis 500 practice session with a best lap speed of 228.978 miles per hour, the highest opening day speed in the new DW-12 chassis. He led a top 4 Andretti Autosport sweep, with Carlos Munoz, Ryan Hunter-Reay, and Alexander Rossi rounding out the top 4. Scott Dixon, the defending and 4-time Verizon Indycar Series champion, … Continue reading Andretti Tops 1st Indianapolis 500 Practice, leads AAS Sweep

100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Entry List

Photo Credit: shop.ims.com A total of 33 cars have been entered in this year’s field for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 coming up on Sunday, May 29th, 2016. Listed below are the drivers, their country, their car numbers, their teams, and their engine/aero kit manufacturers. *”W” denotes that the driver is a former winner of the Indianapolis 500 mile race. Juan Pablo Montoya (W), Colombia ,#2, Team … Continue reading 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Entry List

Pagenaud on Historically Dominant Run

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Team Penske Racing’s Simon Pagenaud has won 3 races in a row. This is the 4th time that this has happened among 3 different drivers since Scott Dixon won at Watkins Glen, Nashville, and Mid-Ohio back in 2007. All 4 times that it has happened since then have been since the beginning of the 2012 season in the new generation DW-12 Dallara Indycar … Continue reading Pagenaud on Historically Dominant Run

Indianapolis 500: Schedule of Events

Photo Credit: usatoday.com Monday, May 16th: Rookie Orientation Practice: 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM Monday, May 16th: Practice: 2:00 PM- 6:00 PM Tuesday, May 17th: Practice: 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 18th: Practice: 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM Thursday, May 19th: Practice: 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM Friday, May 20th: Practice: 12:00 PM- 6:00 PM Saturday, May 21st: Practice (group 1): 8:00 AM- 8:30 AM Saturday, May … Continue reading Indianapolis 500: Schedule of Events

Pagenaud Wins 3rd Consecutive Race

Photo Credit: indycar.com In the 5th race out of 16 scheduled races on this year’s Verizon Indycar Series calendar, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud took the checkered flag at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis around the 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana for the 2nd time in the past and only 3 years of the event. Pagenaud … Continue reading Pagenaud Wins 3rd Consecutive Race

Q&A with Sebastian Saavedra

Photo Credit: indycaraldia.blogspot.com We recently had the pleasure of doing a question and answer session with 4-time Indy Lights race winner, 16-time Indy Lights podium finisher, and the Inaugural (2014) Grand Prix of Indianapolis polesitter Sebastian Saavedra. The replies given by Sebastian Saavedra were recorded in an audio file, and I have typed them up below. Thank you Sebastian for taking the time to answer … Continue reading Q&A with Sebastian Saavedra

Indycar Will Return to Watkins Glen

Photo Credit: indycar.com The Verizon Indycar Series has announced their return to Watkins Glen International this Labor Day weekend for an event that will replace the Boston Indycar race that was supposed to be held the same weekend until it was canceled a few weeks ago. The 60-lap race on the 3.4-mile 11-turn natural terrain road course in Watkins Glen, New York will take place … Continue reading Indycar Will Return to Watkins Glen

Pagenaud Claims Pole for Indy GP

Photo Credit: indycar.com Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud and Verizon Indycar Series championship points leader claimed his 2nd consecutive pole award this season at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a race he won at back in 2014. He did so by turning a fastest lap time of 68.6868 seconds around the 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. … Continue reading Pagenaud Claims Pole for Indy GP

Power Tops 3rd Indy GP Practice

Photo Credit: thecheckeredflag.co.uk Team Penske’s Australian driver Will Power seems to be still picking up where he left off a year ago at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. He was quickest in this morning’s practice session with a lap time of 69.3189 seconds around the 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Power’s last victory in the Verizon Indycar Series … Continue reading Power Tops 3rd Indy GP Practice

Chaves Will Race in Both Indy Events for Coyne

Photo Credit: f1fanatic.co.uk Announced as the driver of the No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing Honda-powered Indycar in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th, Gabby Chaves will also be driving the No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing car in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis, replacing Luca Filippi, who drove the No. 19 machine in the 1st 4 races to begin the 2016 … Continue reading Chaves Will Race in Both Indy Events for Coyne

Dixon Tops 2nd Indy GP Practice

Photo Credit: stuff.co.nz Chip Ganassi Racing’s New Zealander driver Scott Dixon topped the 2nd practice session of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis with a best lap time of 69.8281 around the 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   Dixon’s last victory in the Verizon Indycar Series came 3 races ago at the Grand Prix of Phoenix, when he held off Simon … Continue reading Dixon Tops 2nd Indy GP Practice

Power Tops 1st Indy GP Practice

Photo Credit: indycar.com Team Penske’s Australian driver Will Power is picking up where he left off a year ago at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. He was quickest in this morning’s practice session with a lap time of 69.8943 seconds around the 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Power’s last victory in the Verizon Indycar Series came 1 year ago … Continue reading Power Tops 1st Indy GP Practice

Q&A with JR Hildebrand

Photo Credit: norcalcarculture.com We recently had the pleasure of asking 2011 Indianapolis 500 rookie of the year and race runner-up JR Hildebrand a few questions about the Verizon IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500 and would like to thank him for the time he took to answer these questions. Here are the questions and answers: Q&A Question 1 On game days, NFL players get hit time … Continue reading Q&A with JR Hildebrand

Coyne Signs Chaves for Indy 500

Photo Credit: gabbychaves.com Dale Coyne Racing has signed 22-year-old Colombian Gabby Chaves to drive at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 coming up on Sunday, May 29th, 2016. Chaves, the 2014 Indy Lights Series champion who drove the No. 98 Honda-powered car for Bryan Herta Autosport as a rookie in the Verizon Indycar Series a year ago, does not have a full-time Indycar ride … Continue reading Coyne Signs Chaves for Indy 500

Indianapolis: Month of May Indycar Schedule

Photo Credit:bleacherreport.com   *All times Eastern   Grand Prix of Indianapolis: Thursday, May 12th: Practice: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM Thursday, May 12th: Practice, 3:00 PM-4:15 PM Friday, May 13th: Practice: 11:00 AM- 11:45 AM Friday, May 13th: Qualifying: 3:00 PM- 4:15 PM Saturday, May 14th: Warmup: 11:30 AM- 12:00 PM Saturday May 14th: Grand Prix of Indianapolis: 3:30 PM- 6:00 PM (on ABC)   Indianapolis 500: … Continue reading Indianapolis: Month of May Indycar Schedule

Grand Prix of Indianapolis “Prix-View”

Photo Credit: indycar.com The 5th race out of 15 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, May 14th. The indycars will race 82 laps around the 13-turn 2.44-mile road course on the interior of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 3rd Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the … Continue reading Grand Prix of Indianapolis “Prix-View”

Indy 500 Reserved Seats Sell Out

Photo Credit: cetriotimes.com The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 later this May on Sunday, May 29th, is going to be one epic race, and it appears to be headed towards a record-setting crowd. The roughly 235,000 reserved grandstand seats have now all been sold out, as nearly 400,000 people are expected to attend the historic event, including over 100,000 people in the infield of the 2.5-mile … Continue reading Indy 500 Reserved Seats Sell Out

Indycar Tests at Texas

Photo Credit: star-telegram.com Fifteen Verizon Indycar Series drivers took to the high banks of Texas on May 3rd to test at the 1.455-mile Texas Motor Speedway oval in Fort Worth, Texas. These 15 drivers represented the Chip Ganassi Racing (4 drivers), Andretti Autosport (4 drivers), Penske Racing (4 drivers), Ed Carpenter Racing (2 drivers), and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (1 driver) teams. This year’s Firestone 600 … Continue reading Indycar Tests at Texas

Indycar Exploring Options to Replace Boston Race

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Verizon Indycar Series president and CEO Mark Miles is exploring options to add a replacement race to this year’s schedule after the September 4th running of the Inaugural Boston Grand Prix was called off a week ago. He noted that if a replacement deal can be reached and a venue is added, it would probably not be a street race. The main … Continue reading Indycar Exploring Options to Replace Boston Race

Indycar Win Droughts Among Active Drivers

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Those who have never won (# of races run): Jack Hawksworth (34 races) Mikhail Aleshin (19 races) Luca Filippi (16 races) Conor Daly (8 races) Alexander Rossi (4 races) Max Chilton (4 races) Those who have won an Indycar race (# of races that driver has run since their latest win- last race won): Marco Andretti* (80 races- 2011 Iowa (see picture)) … Continue reading Indycar Win Droughts Among Active Drivers

Saavedra Will Not Race at Indy

Photo Credit: racer.com Indycar driver Sebastian Saavedra has been rules out of this year’s Indianapolis 500. He was supposed to drive for AFS Racing as a 1-car team using a chassis from Chip Ganassi Racing, which had run Saavedra’s car for AFS last season at Indianapolis. It boiled down to the team being unable to prepare the chassis and make the necessary updates to the Chevrolet aero … Continue reading Saavedra Will Not Race at Indy

2011 Indianapolis 500 Controversy

Photo Credit: 500legends.com, gmcjetpilot on youtube.com I cannot believe it has been almost 5 years already since the best/worst finish in Indianapolis 500 history occurred. The 2011 Indianapolis 500 was dubbed the most important race in the history of the sport. It marked the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 tradition, which started back in 1911 and was won by Ray Harroun in a time … Continue reading 2011 Indianapolis 500 Controversy

Mann Signs with Dale Coyne for Indy 500

Photo Credit: bemilesahead.net Dale Coyne Racing has signed 32-year-old Pippa Mann to drive the No. 63 Susan G. Komen car powered by Honda in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 later this month. She will raise money to support Komen’s mission in women’s fight against breast cancer. This will be Mann’s 5th Indy 500. Her career best finish is 20th back in 2011, when … Continue reading Mann Signs with Dale Coyne for Indy 500

Indycar Cancels Boston Race

Photo Credit: indycarboston.com The 15th out of 16 scheduled races for this year’s Verizon Indycar Series has been scratched from the calendar due to local opposition regarding the event. The Indycars were set to race around an 11-turn street course in the Boston seaport district on Sunday, September 4th, but that race will no longer go on. The speeds would have reached up to 170 miles per … Continue reading Indycar Cancels Boston Race

Wilson Signed by KV Racing for Indy 500

Photo Credit: motorsport.com Stefan Wilson, the 26-year-old brother of the late Justin Wilson, will attempt to qualify for  his 1st ever Indianapolis 500 in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 this May. He will drive the No. 25 (the number of the car Justin drove in his final race) “Driven2SaveLives” car, which honors the fact that Justin, 37, was an organ donor and saved … Continue reading Wilson Signed by KV Racing for Indy 500

Comparing Rahal’s Latest Heartbreak to 2012 Texas Race

Photo Credit: indycar.com Four years ago in the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth Texas, Graham Rahal (right) was just over 2 laps (3 miles) away from winning his 1st Indycar race since 2008, when he won in his 1st ever race at St. Petersburg, Florida. Then, he got wide coming out of turn 4 and the rear of his car kissed … Continue reading Comparing Rahal’s Latest Heartbreak to 2012 Texas Race

Indycar: 1st Quarter Report Card

Photo Credit: Cleveland.com After 4 of the 16 scheduled Verizon Indycar Series races are in the books, here are the grades for each of the 21 full-time drivers so far this season. Simon Pagenaud: A+. Four races down, and his lowest finish is 2nd. This season has been nearly flawless for Pagenaud. Will Power: A. After sitting out the first race, Power has responded and … Continue reading Indycar: 1st Quarter Report Card

Month of May Schedule: What Lies Ahead in Indianapolis

Photo Credit: autoblog.com   Grand Prix of Indianapolis (Race 5/16): May 12th: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Practice May 13th: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Qualifying May 14th: Grand Prix of Indianapolis   Indianapolis 500 (Race 6/16, Double Points): May 16th: Rookie Orientation Program May 17th-19th: Indianapolis 500 Practice May 20th: Indianapolis 500 Fast Friday Practice May 21st: Indianapolis 500 Time Trials May 22nd: Indianapolis 500 Pole … Continue reading Month of May Schedule: What Lies Ahead in Indianapolis

Pagenaud Wins Eventful Grand Prix of Alabama

Photo Credit: indycar.com For the 2nd week in a row, once the green flag flew, there were no cautions and the race went green all the way through. Also for the 2nd week in a row, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud was victorious in the Verizon Indycar series. He won the Grand Prix of Alabama for hs 2nd straight victory, and 4th consecutive top 2 finish to … Continue reading Pagenaud Wins Eventful Grand Prix of Alabama