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Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 16:16 | No Comment
Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya repaid team owner Roger Penske for believing in him with a victory Sunday in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Montoya won the 500 as a rookie in 2000 while driving for Penske rival Chip Ganassi. But the Colombian driver then left IndyCar racing, first for […]

Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 14:49 | No Comment
Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500

RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya survived a series of early race setbacks, took the lead with three laps to go and went on to win the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
The victory gave team owner Roger Penske his 16th win in the world’s most famous auto race but first in six years.
The […]

Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 19:05 | No Comment
Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Auditions for the USA’s next star Indy car driver will continue Sunday during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, and all-American boy Graham Rahal figures…why not me?
One year after Ryan Hunter-Reay emotionally wrapped himself in the flag as winner of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Verizon […]

Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 12:43 | No Comment
Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Race drivers are supposed to be fearless.

But, heading into Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, no one would be surprised if all 33 starters were feeling at least a little trepidation after a series of rather spectacular crashes during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the last […]

Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy
Friday, 22 May, 2015 – 15:44 | No Comment
Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been six years since Roger Penske last visited Victory Circle at the Indianapolis 500.
That must seem like an eternity to a guy who has won the biggest race in the world 15 times since Mark Donohue gave Penske his first victory here in 1972.
But the 78-year-old Penske is […]

Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 21:02 | No Comment
Notes: NASCAR Drivers OK With Safety Teams

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – With four crashes this month during preparations for the Indianapolis 500, one which left James Hinchcliffe hospitalized in ICU, the question as to whether NASCAR should have a traveling medical team has once again come to the forefront.
NASCAR has nurses who are familiar with the drivers and […]

Martin Should Be Elected To Hall On First Ballot
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 – 9:23 | No Comment
Martin Should Be Elected To Hall On First Ballot

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the fourth year in a row, it appears that a first-ballot candidate will be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame this year.
That will be the case, at least, if other voters feel the way I do and elect Mark Martin into the Hall.
Martin’s numbers and […]

Hinchcliffe Crashes Out of 2015 Indy 500
Monday, 18 May, 2015 – 17:02 | No Comment
Hinchcliffe Crashes Out of 2015 Indy 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe has crashed-out of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Hinchcliffe was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his left upper thigh Monday afternoon, according to a report from Dr. Michael Olinger, INDYCAR medical director for the series.
Hinchcliffe underwent surgery and was transferred to the […]

Scott Dixon Drives To Pole Of 2015 Indianapolis 500
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 16:54 | No Comment
Scott Dixon Drives To Pole Of 2015 Indianapolis 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon conquered strong gusting winds, a morning decision by INDYCAR officials to alter the specs of all cars and a field of 33 other drivers to win the pole for next Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Dixon went out early in the rain-delayed, one-and-only session and put down […]

Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 12:18 | No Comment
Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A series of practice crashes which resulted in cars going airborne and flipping have spurred a series of changes for qualifying for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
The crashes all involved Chevrolets using speedway aero kits.
On Sunday morning, in practice leading up to rain-delayed pole qualifying, Ed Carpenter’s Chevy […]